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News

Dane County pilots $750K farm runoff program

MADISON, Wis. More...

EDC board approves larger incubator space for debt collection call center

Members of the Raymondville Economic Development Corp. board on Monday approved a change to the agreement with a debt collection call center. More...

Willacy commissioners fine-tune agreement for wind turbine construction project near Santa Monica

Maintenance of county roads during construction of the Las Majadas Wind Farm in the Santa Monica area was discussed on Tuesday by Willacy County commissioners. It was decided to continue with the policy set for earlier wind turbine projects.  More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Futures prices down week over week

May 3, 2019   More...

Some Texans react to oil-gas boom, changing communities

BURTON, Texas (AP) - Spring wildflowers in the hills northwest of Houston are painting roadsides blue, orange, yellow, pink, white and purple, a prolific display borne from heavy fall and winter rains.  More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp. Trout are good for drifters working like shrimp over sand and grass.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

Obituaries

JAMES MILLARD LUCAS

James Millard Lucas, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather was received into heaven in the early hours of February 15, 2019. He was born August 15,1931 in Wichita, Kansas to Dr. J Wesley and Dorothy Lucas.  More...

In Loving Memory of Dan Solis Reyna

Happy Birthday, Dad

May 10, 1930-August 14, 2010   More...

Card of Thanks

On behalf of our mother, Amelia R. Trevino,

our sincere thanks to everyone for their condolences, flowers, food and prayers. Also to our spiritual brothers and sisters.  From the Trevino Family   More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS ITIO; MIA KRISTINE VELA AND ARTURO VELA, IV

CAUSE NO. 2017-CV-0525-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS  TO: Georgeann Kristine Andrade and Arturo Vela III and all whom it may concern, respondents   More...

Trials, hearings upcoming in high-profile Willacy court cases

The trial of Stephen Dale Hommel, 58, on multiple charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, attempted murder and burglary of a habitation is set for May 21 in 197th state District Court in Raymondville.  More...

New York-based animal rescue group sues owner of Lyford animal shelter, allegations denied

A Lyford-based private animal shelter and its owner have been sued by a New York animal rescue group that claims dogs it entrusted to the Lyfordarea shelter did not receive proper care.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

An interesting week, did we learn anything from it?

Well, the first week of May was quite a hectic, but interesting week. Of course the absentee voting had stopped and everybody was looking forward to Saturday, especially those that hadn't voted yet. More...

EDITORIAL OPINION

Remembering the editor-in-chief

Our father, Paul Edward Whitworth, died April 29, 2018, a month and a day after his 80th birthday, which we celebrated in a crowded hospital room. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Bigfoot, small foot

The legend of Bigfoot lives on in American folklore, and although I don’t know for sure if the big and hairy creature actually exists in the wild, I do believe in big foot, or at least big feet. I live with a bunch of them. More...

LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB

LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB held their May 4 meeting at the Lyford United Methodist Church and hostesses were Chylon Ellington, Leah Harding, Marge Piper. Not shown, Gracie Bennack. More...

THE HARLINGEN PALM VALLEY DANCE TEAM

THE HARLINGEN PALM VALLEY DANCE TEAM were present to entertain the Lyford Women’s Club at their May 4 meeting. Shown from left to right, Mya Piper, Erin Fierro, Jack Gianotti, teacher Mary Alice Oxford, Briana Chapa and Alyssa De La Cruz. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

MAY 1 - Possession of controlled substance/possession of marijuana, arrested: Darius Dorsey, U.S. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MAY 6 - Theft, under $100, 14000 blk FM 490.  Minor accident, 700 blk W. Durango.  MAY 5 - Arrested: Randal Ray Grimaldo, agg. assault with deadly weapon, assault causing bodily injury, FV, assault strangulation, 300 blk S. More...

District Clerk Report

Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs Lorenzo Ramirez, Jr. - contracts: debt contracts/re-open.  Ally Financial Inc. vs Zulema Salinas Perez and David P. Perez, Jr. More...

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