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Judge says Texas isn’t complying with voter registration law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A judge has ruled that Texas isn't complying with a decades-old voter registration law and wants a quick fix.  U.S. More...

Capital murder trial starts in case of death of off-duty Border Patrol agent

The capital murder trial of a Mexican man accused of killing an off-duty Border Patrol agent has begun in Brownsville.  Gustavo Tijerina-Sandoval, 34, is accused of shooting Javier Vega while he was fishing in Willacy County.  Sandoval-Tije More...

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NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER services were held recently at American Legion Post 390 in Raymondville and at Lyford High School gymnasium. More...

STAFF MEMBERS

STAFF MEMBERS at Reber Memorial Library in Raymondville were recognized during National Library Week during the Willacy County commissioners’ meeting. More...

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CAMPAIGNERS FOR CARLOS MASSO, candidate for judge of the 197th state District Court, and Noe Loya, candidate for Willacy County commissioner, brave the hot sun Tuesday in front of the Willacy County More...

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LYFORD CISD SENIOR MARCOS A. CHAVEZ signed Thursday with the 2018 National Power Lifting Champions UTSA Roadrunners. More...

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THESE GOATS enjoy a sunny afternoon near the I69E expressway near Sebastian. More...

Alaska farmers, business look to attract tourists with food

KENAI, Alaska (AP) - Farmers in Alaska are looking to tourists to help round out their profit margins. More...

LONG AGO

LONG AGO - Willacy County Stock Show - 1/20/1975. More...

Vietnam veteran's remains identified, burial Friday in Texas

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The remains of a Green Beret from Texas who was missing in action since 1971 have been recovered and a service will be held Friday for the Vietnam War veteran.  More...

Man seeks mental health care for his jailed wife; she needs care, not incarceration, he says

A Raymondville man whose wife is being held in the Willacy County jail on three charges of assault and four charges of terroristic threat said he wants her to be cared for in a mental health care facility, not locked in jail.  More...

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L.C. SMITH ELEMENTARY FEBRUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH -Back row: Landon Leija (2nd), Christopher Moreno (4th), Davian Santana (3rd), Mariah Vera (5th). More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE OFFICERS

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE OFFICERS jogged around the Willacy County courthouse recently as part of a morale-building exercise after a training meeting. More...

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THE AMERICAN LEGION POST 390, RAYMONDVILLE, is the new sponsor for Cub Scout Troop 40. They also sponsor Troop 440. More...

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THE LYFORD CISD RUN/WALK ACROSS TEXAS promoting Healthy Texas Week was held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Lyford CISD Walking Trail. More...

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THE LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB HELD THEIR MAY MEETING at the Lyford United Methodist Church. More...

Solar panels on farmland stir debate in central Washington

SEATTLE (AP) - After decades of growing alfalfa, Timothy hay and other crops, Jeff and Jackie Brunson want to lease part of their farm to a Seattlebased solar- power developer. Not a popular move. More...

Southeast Texas church damaged by explosion

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A package left at the front door of a Southeast Texas church exploded, causing minor damage and marking the second time in two weeks that a device has been found in the city of Beaumont.  The overnight blast broke windows More...

Tame inflation: April consumer prices up just 0.2 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) - American drivers paid more for gas, but overall consumer prices rose only modestly in April, a sign that inflation remains mild.  The modest pace of consumer inflation may send a reassuring signal to the Federal Reserve, which More...

AgriLife: Spring opportune time to treat fire ants

Spring is a good time for homeowners to start treating for fire ants, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.  Spring is the time fire ants search for food and build food mounds, which makes them easier to locate and contr More...

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