October 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

10TH ANNUAL WILD IN WILLACY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2009 7:00 a.m. La Chata Ranch Tour 8:00 a.m. Children's program begins 8:30 a.m. L.C. Smith Elementary 9:00 a.m. Trade Show Opens 10:00 a.m. Lyford Elementary 12:00 Noon San Perlita & La Sara 1:30 p.m. More...

2009 RAYMONDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING KING & QUEEN

King: Matt Bueno (Senior Band Drum major) and Queen: Lillian Rosales (Senior Band Member Brass section). More...

News

Halloween stores pop up in old retail haunts

NEW YORK (AP) - The recession hasn't been so scary for Halloween stores. In fact, they're finding better haunts in the graveyards of failed retailers. More...

Bearkats not surrendering

Raymondville High School's varsity football team (4-4 overall and 2-3 in district) saw their playoff hopes dwindle after they lost 26-7 to Rio Hondo on Friday. B.J. More...

Bulldogs clinch playoff berth

Lyford High School's varsity football team maintained its perfect season (8-0 overall, 5-0 in District 32- 3A) and has punched a ticket to the postseason after defeating Hidalgo 35-16 last Friday. More...

Letters

Business owner not happy with Sheriff's Dept.

Dear Editor, Since Oct. 3 we've been waiting for the Sheriff 's investigator to come and "investigate" a burglary at "My Country Store" in Sebastian. Well, the "Johhny Come Lately" hasn't come yet. More...

Memories of Halloweens past

Dear Editor, Some of my fondest childhood memories are of trick-or-treating down the streets of Raymondville. It seems every year I dressed as Dracula, complete with black cape and fake plastic fangs. More...

County Lifestyles

Wallen-Parker

Jim and Marie Wallen, Jr. of Edcouch, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Marie Wallen to Andrew John Parker. The prospective groom is the son of Harold and Brenda Parker of Lyford. More...

Article

THE LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959 recently celebrated their 50th reunion with thirty (30) classmates attending the festivities. More...

Attn: RHS Classes of 1970, 1971 and 1972

A Reunion Planning meeting is set for November 21, 2009 for the 1970, 1971 and 1972 RHS graduating classes at the Port Mansfield home of Bonnie and Mark Brown. More...

New police station added to City's wish list, application for grant funds filed

There is no question that the Raymondville police dept. building has seen better days. The place was built in the 1940's and the roof has leaked continuously since the 1970's. More...

10th annual Wild in Willacy festival promises to be the biggest and best yet

Excitement is buzzing at the Raymondville Chamber of Commerce office as the office staff is tying up loose ends and last minute details for the upcoming Wild in Willacy Nature and Heritage festival scheduled for this weekend. More...

2009 LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING KING & QUEEN

Jorge Lerma and April Lopez were crowned Lyford High School Homecoming King and Queen. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Another Busy Week

It's that time of year when things start getting busier than normal. For instance, besides the normal activities associated with our duties we also are celebrating "Red Ribbon Week", and Hallo-ween. More...

OPINION - FORMER WILLACY DA

Juan Guerra sues 29 individuals in federal court for drailing his investigation of alleged corruption

Just as we had begun to think we'd heard the last of former Willacy County & District Attorney Juan Guerra -- guess what? More...

STATE CAPITAL HIGHLIGHTS

Law enforcement agencies arrest 81 suspects in drug cartel sweep

AUSTIN - More than 200 Texas Department of Public Safety agents, troopers, pilots and Texas Rangers took part in an Oct. More...

Farm & Ranch

Fuel costs for ag to skyrocket under House Climate Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. More...

Cool weather slows but doesn't stop armyworms

COLLEGE STATION - Though cooler weather slowed down the advance of armyworms, the pest is still eating up pastures and small grain fields in many parts of the state, report Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel. More...

Cotton Market Weekly

October 22, 2009

After settling marginally higher Wednesday on commercial activity and underlying crop concerns, the famed "Thursday Effect" hit cotton futures on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) as a dismal export sales report from USDA pushed prices lower. More...

Obituaries

MARGARET W. EVANS

Margaret W Evans, Lockhart, TX, passed away Thursday afternoon, October 22, 2009 at 84 years of age. She was born June 16, 1925 to Tillman and Avie Williams. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 25 - Burglary of a vehicle, 100 blk N. Exp. 77. Arrested: Gregorio Salinas, execution of warrant, 600 blk N. 5th. Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, 200 blk S. 10th. OCTOBER 24 - Disorderly conduct, Willacy State Jail (CCA). More...

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Ramon Salinas, III, Sheriff

OCTOBER 11 - Welfare concern - Tony De La Rosa St. 911 call/reckless driver - South of Sarita. Medical emergency - S. Market St. D.W.I. - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. OCTOBER 12 - Prohibited weapon - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. More...

District Clerk's Report

Suits filed: State of Texas vs $25.00 United States Currency and $8,486.12 U.S. Currency - Bill of Review. In the matter of marriage of Hector Daniel Rios vs Angelica Reyna Rios and in the interest of a child - divorce. More...

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