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Saturday is election day for cities of Raymondville & Lyford and for Lyford School Board

There will be no school board election in the Raymondville ISD this year. That's because the current board members have no one running against them. More...

News

Swine Flu Infections in the U.S.

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TEA encourages schools to reopen based on CDC flu guidance

AUSTIN - In light of revised school closure guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Texas Education Agency today is advising districts to reopen schools. More...

Article

GEORGE GALINDO of Raymondville High School, has been selected as a 2009 applicant for the University of Texas Pan American & University of Texas Austin Cooperative Pharmacy Program. More...

County Lifestyles

Juarez-AguiƱaga

Juarez and Aguiñaga families are proud to announce the engagement and wedding of Yvette Juarez and Jesus Aguiñaga. Parents of Yvette Juarez are Norma Bustamante Juarez, and Calixto Papa Juarez of Harlingen. More...

Renaud-Ambriz

Mr. and Mrs. Luis Renaud are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Christie Diane to Joe Ambriz, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ambriz, Sr. More...

Hernandez-Gonzalez

Jessica A. Hernandez and Francisco Gonzalez, Jr., along with their parents, are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Jessica is the daughter of Roberto and Margarita Hernandez of Raymondville. More...

Swine flu claims life of Harlingen woman

Texas health officials on Tuesday announced the first death of a U.S. resident with swine flu, and said she was a 33-year-old schoolteacher who had recently given birth to a healthy baby. More...

Texas Parks & Wildlife to build artificial fishing reef off Port Mansfield

Area fishermen will soon benefit from the construction of a 160 acre artificial fishing reef seven miles southeast of Port Mansfield. The centerpiece of the reef will be a 100 ft. Tug Boat hull sunk in 75 feet of water. More...

Senator Lucio's bill will increase Navigation Dist. board from 3 to 5

State Senator Eddie Lucio (D) has introduced a bill in the Texas Senate designed to increase the number of board members on the Willacy County Navigation District Board from three to five. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

You can never give your mother as much as she gave you

It's once again the special time of year when we take the time to give thanks for, and honor our Mothers. More...

Legislators move toward reshaping focus of education

AUSTIN - The Texas House and Senate on April 30 passed legislation to revise the accountability system for public schools. More...

Seeds From the Sower

A young fellow went to the big city to live it up. When he registered at the motel, not being able to write, he signed an X. Then he drew a circle around it. "Many people sign with an X," said the clerk, "but why did you put a circle around it? More...

Farm & Ranch

Jarrett Lassig receives Texas A&M Senior Merit Award

COLLEGE STATION - The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University has named Jarrett Lassig, of Lyford, as one of its 2009 Senior Merit Award recipients. More...

Farm machinery sales strong, dealers say

WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) - Farm machinery dealers say last year's spike in crop prices means many farmers have more cash available to buy equipment. More...

TDA Market Recap

May 4, 2009

AUSTIN - (May 4, 2009) For the week ending May 2, 2009, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were mixed, with some locations steady to $4 higher per hundredweight and others steady to $4 lower. More...

Crime & Courts

District Clerk's Report

Suits filed: Portpolio Recovery Association Assignee of MBNA America Bank NA vs Eloisa C. Gonzalez, debt. In the matter of marriage of Jose Francisco Contreras vs Maria Elena Contreras - divorce. Ex parte Sandra Gracia - Writ of Habeas Corpus. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MAY 4- Burglary of vehicle, 700 blk N. Monterrey. Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, 200 blk S. King. Harassment by phone, 1000 blk S. 12th. Theft, 600 blk W. Riggs. Agg. assault w/deadly weapon, endangerment to a child, 300 blk W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Larry G. Spence, Sheriff

APRIL 29 - Execution of warrant, Rumaldo Garcia, Bulldog Blvd., Lyford. Execution of warrant, Jose Angel Rios, W.C. Sheriff Dept. Jail. Retaliation, 400 blk E. Exchange, Raymondville. APRIL 30 - Civil matter, Shady Dr., Lyford. More...

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