Border Crossings Down, Coyote Fees Up

  TRI COUNTIES, TX (Ben Caxton) — Illegal border crossings are down. Way down according to figures just released by the Department of Homeland Security. According to the report released yesterday evening, the number of apprehensions fell about 40 percent from January to February. The agency said that statistic is…






Coaches Corner

VALENTINE, TX (Lonnie Flippen) — Elvis Tarango represented the Valentine Pirates at the Rio Grande Relays in Sanderson on Thursday, March 2. He finished fourth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.37 which was an improvement over his first outing at Fort Stockton when he finished fourth in…