Eagle Pass, TX

Texas to train Mexican state on using razor wire for border security

Texas will provide authorities in a Mexican border state with razor wire and training on how to deploy it in order to increase security at the U.S.-Mexican border, Texas officials told Fox News on Saturday. The unprecedented agreement between Texas and the Mexican state of Coahuila — which is situated across from Eagle Pass — will involve Texas providing the Mexican authorities with c-wire (concertina/razor wire) and training on its deployment near the border. Texas Department of Public Safety said that in the coming days, Mexican officials will come to Eagle Pass and be trained by the Texas Military, take possession of...

MSNBC “Jose-Diaz Balart Reports” News Show Broadcasts Live from Eagle Pass, Texas

MSNBC “Jose Diaz-Balart Reports” news show hosted by Jose-Diaz Balart was broadcast live on Friday, May 13, 2022, from the banks of the Río Grande under the City of Eagle Pass, Texas Camino Real International Bridge on the day on which a United States District Court Judge in Louisiana is holding a court hearing to determine whether to enjoin the Biden Administration from lifting the controversial Title 42 public health law on May 23, 2022 from being applied to immigrant refugees seeking asylum and being deported to their country of origin.

Prospect Q&A: Cardinals shortstop Winn

The early parts of Masyn Winn’s development as a professional ballplayer can be summarized with one term: addition by subtraction. Winn was selected by the Cardinals with the No. 54 overall pick in the 2020 Draft. By then, the Texas high-schooler was touching 98 mph with his fastball and drilling homers in the same game. St. Louis drafted him as a two-way player, but he’s only pitched one professional inning since. And it seems things are going to stay that way as the club is focused on his development as a shortstop and hitter.

All-District 30-6A softball teams named

The District 30-6A softball coaches have released the All-District list. Eagle Pass, LBJ, Del Rio and United South, represented the district in the postseason and swept the awards. A total of 25 players earned a first-team nod while 15 players were named to second team and 17 were given honorable mention. Eagle Pass won the District 30-6A title followed by LBJ, Del Rio and United South who broke a postseason drought. The Lady Panthers had not earned a postseason berth since 2015. Eagle Pass' Larissa Jaquez was named Most Valuable Player while Oscar Ruiz was named Coach of...

Economic Development Department issues first loan under Revolving Loan Fund

(PRESS RELEASE) Eagle Pass, TX – In August 2021, the city was awarded $500,000 from USDA to expand the existing Revolving Loan Fund Program. In December 2021, the economic development department began taking applications. Today, the first loan was fully approved and will be issued to Tintmasters, a local business located in 127 Ford Street in downtown Eagle Pass.
The Uvalde Leader-News

SWTJC switching class format

Bulk of courses to be 8-week classes starting in fall. Southwest Texas Junior College will offer 80-percent of its courses in a condensed, eight-week format beginning with this year’s Fall semester, president Hector Gonzales told the board of trustees on April 21. He said the eight-week semester gives part...

351 Illegal Aliens Arrested in Eagle Pass in the Last 24 Hours

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector’s Eagle Pass Station apprehended three large groups of illegal aliens shortly after they illegally entered the United States in less than 24 hours. On April 30, at approximately 11:30 a.m., 124 illegals were apprehended just after making illegal entry into the United States. The group consisted of 124 aliens from six different countries including 67 Cubans, six Peruvians, 15 Columbians, 32 Venezuelans, two Syrians, and two Nicaraguans. A more extensive breakdown showed 59 single adult males, 22 single adult females and 14…
Tulsa World

Nacho Business elevates humble snack

The humble nacho — like another staple of American bar food, the Buffalo wing — was created out of desperation. In 1940, a quartet of women paid a visit to the Victory Club restaurant in Piedras Negras, a Mexican city just across the Rio Grande from Eagle Pass, Texas. Among the party was Mamie Finan, a frequent diner at the Victory Club, who requested the restaurant’s chef, Ignacio Anaya Garcia, provide her party with “something different” as a snack.