September 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

One Millionth Bale of Cotton

ONE MILLIONTH BALE OF COTTON - The Lyford Gin Association processed the millionth bale of cotton September 4. The gin was established in 1939. More...

News

The Burger Incident

Just imagine: you're driving behind someone who's going 35 in a 50 mile-per-hour speed zone. Next to them is someone driving 37. Neither motorist bothers to look in the rearview mirror. You're stuck, can't pass, and traffic's backing up behind you. More...

New Weight Room at RHS

HEAD COACH ALEX LEAL PRESENTED A $5,000 CHECK FOR NEW WEIGHT ROOM - Joe Rodriguez and Leroy Lopez, Store Managers of ACE Hardware Store of Raymondville, presented a check in the amount of $5,000 for the new weight room on Friday, Sept. More...

Sarita streets project gets funded by commissioners

New Kenedy/Kleberg county D.A. meets officials

Sarita residents will start seeing street improvements later this year, after Kenedy County Commissioners voted to approve a $594,734 municipal roads project on Monday morning. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Lyford Gin processes one million bales

Editor, It was brought to my attention today that an event of major proportions is about to occur at the Lyford Gin Association. More...

County Lifestyles

Mr. and Mrs. Eckbledt reaffirm vows in church ceremony

John and Queta Eckbledt reaffirmed their wedding vows on September 7 at Prince of Peace, Lyford. Rev. Father Jorge Gomez officiated the ceremony. More...

Mr. & Mrs. Garza united in marriage

Tony and Margarita Garza were married August 11, 2007 at Our Lady of Guadalupe. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hector Anguiano. The groom is the son of Antonio L. Garza and Diana Rodriugez. More...

Rutiaga-Flores

Rudy and Norma Rutiaga of Lyford announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer, to Robert Flores, son of Rolando and Raquenel Flores of McAllen. More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

SEPTEMBER 9 - Arrested: Raymond Bermea, assault by contact (FV), 700 blk E. Kimball. Theft, 6th and Rodriguez. Theft, 1000 blk Rio Circle. Theft, over $50, under $500, 700 blk E. Hidalgo. More...

Daughter and mother die in rollover near La Feria

Benefit & memorial fund to offset expenses setup

A 21-year-old Raymondville woman died after the vehicle she was in rolled over on a road north of La Feria on Friday night, and her mother died yesterday morning from complications. Four other family members were injured in the accident. More...

D.A. files petition to remove Willacy County judge citing 1-1/2 year-old sex case

However, Guerra's filing has procedural errors

Willacy County District Attorney Juan Angel "Johnny" Guerra filed a petition last Wednesday afternoon to remove County Judge Eliseo "Cheyo" Barnhart from office. More...

Willacy commissioners approve service providers for juvenile probation efforts

Guerra's request for employee legal fees tabled

Willacy County commissioners took action to approve service providers and an interlocal service agreement for juvenile probabtion and justice at Monday morning's meeting. More...

Texas' immunization rate drop concerns TMA physicians

More Texas children are at risk of contracting disease than before, according to the just-released 2006 National Immunization Survey. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

9-11 in 2007

September 11, 2001 is one of those dates in history that will forever be part of our memory and our lives. It's one of those dates time seems to stand still like it did the day President Kennedy was assassinated. More...

Editorial Opinion:

Will bring more illegal aliens and more drugs Mexican trucks on U.S. Highways a bad idea

We have been hoping that the Congress would block President Bush's plan to allow Mexican trucks access to the highways of our nation. More...

Political Cartoon

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Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association September 6, 2007

Cotton futures settled marginally softer Thursday on speculative sales after an early shortcovering spree dissipated, and brokers said the market may hold in a band until the release of USDA's supply/demand report next week. More...

TDA Market Recap September 10

AUSTIN - (September 10, 2007) The Texas Department of Agriculture market recap for the week ending September 8, 2007, shows higher cash prices for the major commodities covered by this report. More...

Obituaries

GERALD RUSSELL NAUMANN

Gerald Russell Naumann age 81, passed away September 4, 2007 in Kingsville, Texas. He was born April 2, 1926 in Harlingen to Erich and Ruth Naumann. He was raised in Raymondville and attended school here. More...

CONRADO GARCIA

Conrado Garcia, 85, died Monday, September 10, 2007 at Retama Manor Nursing Home in Raymondville. He was born February 27, 1922 in Harlingen to Tomas and Refugia (Solis) Garcia. He is survived by his sister, Elvira Garcia of Raymondville. More...

ANTONIO MANRRIQUEZ

LYFORD - Antonio Manrriquez, 86, died Friday, August 31, 2007 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen. He was born in Monterrey to Miguel and Fernanda (Alvarez) Manrriquez and has been a lifelong resident of Lyford. More...