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NEW RAYMONDVILLE MEDICAL CENTER OPENS

Dr. Roberto M. Rey, M.D. a board certified pediatrician, has been practicing in Raymondville for the past 5 years. During that time Dr. More...

News

FSA county committees nominations start June 15

RAYMONDVILLE - Anastacio Cavazos, Jr, Executive Director for USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Willacy County today announced farmer and rancher candidate nominations begin June 15 for local FSA county committees. More...

Milam County trapper busy catching hogs

BURLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Wild swine living high on the hog at the expense of north Milam County farmers may have met their match. It is round-up time in Burlington, and for feral hog trapper Robert Bohuslavicky, it's either pig or pork. More...

Border counties can regulate Colonia building standards, under new State law

AUSTIN - Texas counties were tentatively granted the authority by the state legislature on Sunday to require builders and homeowners who construct in unincorporated areas to adhere to safe building standards. A bill filed by state Rep. More...

County Lifestyles

50th Wedding Anniversary

Guy Fambrough and Charlene Blackstone-Fambrough were united in marriage on June 7, 1959 in Paris, TX. More...

Prom Story- a community works together

What is it worth for a community to help their young people to realize a dream that will live in their memories? A dream of a beautiful gala dance that served to fulfill their dreams of a prom? More...

Article

A BRIDAL SHOWER honoring Christie D. Renaud, bride elect of Joe Ambriz, Jr. was held at La Quinta Inn on Saturday, May 9. Shown are Letty Ambriz, mother of the groom; Christie D. Renaud, bride-elect/honoree; Mrs. More...

Crime & Courts

Willacy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Larry G. Spence, Sheriff

MAY 27 - Assault by threat, Eustolio Gonzales Rd. Theft, FM 1762 and Conley Rd. Disorderly conduct, 400 blk E. 11th, Lyford. Civil matter, 400 blk E. Exchange, Raymondville. Harassment, Mansfield Dr., Port Mansfield. More...

District Clerk's Report

Suits filed: State of Texas vs Marcos Cervantes - Writ of Habeas Corpus. Ex Parte Ruth Ann Pardo - Writ of Habeas Corpus. Wilbur-Ellis Company vs. Billy Durbin Farms, G.P., William N. Durbin, Jr. and Cynthia S. Durbin - debt. More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

MAY 31- Burglary of building, 300 blk S. 10th. Burglary of habitation, 400 blk N. 9th. Runaway, 500 blk W. Sonora. Violation of child custody, 500 blk S. 10th. MAY 30- Burglary of vehicle, 400 blk W. Sonora. More...

85 Lyford Seniors to receive diplomas Friday evening

On Friday, June 5 at 8 p.m. 85 Seniors of Lyford Class of 2009 will gather for the last time on campus for Commencement Exercises at Bulldog Stadium. More...

Bill requires a major revamp for Willacy County Navigation District

AUSTIN, May 31 - No one can remember the last time the Willacy County Navigation District had a Hispanic on the board, if indeed, there ever was one. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Hurricane season - Be prepared

Those of you who have grown up around scouting like many of us can immediately call to mind certain things when asked. More...

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Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

May 28, 2009

Searching for a clear direction, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) cotton futures prices hit a four-week low on Tuesday, but trading rebounded the following day then tumbled once again on Thursday. More...

TDA Market Recap - May 26, 2009

AUSTIN - For the week ending May 23, 2009, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were mixed, with about as many locations steady to $5 higher per hundredweight as those steady to $4 lower. More...

Labor Department suspends eased farm worker rules

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Labor Department is suspending a regulation adopted shortly before President George W. Bush left office that facilitated bringing foreign workers into the United States. More...

Obituaries

JUAN MARTINEZ

Juan Martinez, longtime Lyford resident passed away at the age of 86 at the Retama Manor Nursing Home in Raymondville, TX. Juan was born on January 27, 1923 in Santa Rosa, TX to Eluterio Martinez and Josefa Garza de Martinez. More...

ANTONIO G. SANDOVAL, SR.

Antonio G. Sandoval, Sr., 84, of Diboll, TX was born January 17, 1925 in Bishop, TX, He is the son of the late Rafael Sandoval and Maria (Gonzales). He passed away Friday, May 22, 2009. More...

ENCARNACION SALINAS

WESLACO, TX - Encarnacion "E.Z." Salinas III, 66, passed away to be with the Lord on Monday, May 18, 2009 at his residence. He was born November 3, 1942 in Harlingen, TX to Encarnacion Jr. and Guadalupe Garcia Salinas. Mr. More...

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