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FASTER THEN FAST!" #10 SKYLORE JANES running hard against the Bulldogs. Janes had 9-53 in rushing and 4-53 TD in Recieving. More...

Married with children paves way to happiness

Want to be a happy married couple? Consider having kids. A new study found that having children boosts happiness. And the more, literally, the merrier. But unmarried couples shouldn't expect to find greater happiness through childraising. More...

Raymondville Christmas Parade set Dec. 4

The Raymondville Chamber of Commerce is coordinating the Annual Christmas parade for December 4th. The theme for the parade is "A Gingerbread Christmas," everyone is invited to attend and or participate in this event for all ages. More...

Letters

Veterans' Day prayer

Editor, Dear God, Throughout our history, a select few have stepped forward time and again to defend us from aggression and malice. More...

County Lifestyles

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EDWARD ADRIAN SANDOVAL, graduated from University of Texas School of Law in May 2009. He graduated from Lyford High School in 2002. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Philosophy from University of Texas-Pan American in 2006. More...

2009-10 BEARKAT BAND HALLOWEEN KING AND QUEEN -

Matt Bueno (RHS Drum Major) and Lizaette Mata. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a RHS Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, November 16, 6:30 p.m. at the RHS gym. More...

D.A.'s office expanding to handle child abuse and neglect cases

By Paul Whitworth

The Willacy County & District Attorney's office has been growing in the past year and now has four prosecutors working for the public. More...

Using cell phone in school zone could cost Lyford drivers $200

Lyford City Commissioners amended ordinance #09- 11-09 Monday night to provide for a fine of up to $200 for using a hand-held cell phone while driving in a school zone. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Honoring our veterans

It's Veterans Day again and that means it's the time of the year when we honor all Veterans who have served during wartime and in peacetime, and those who are still serving. More...

Your Weekly Horoscope

(11/08 - 11/14)

ARIES: MARCH 21 - APRIL 20 Keep polishing this diamond. The light it contains comes from within. Don't ever forget that; your spirit is making this happen; and your thoughts have everything to say about where it goes from here. More...

STATE CAPITAL HIGHLIGHTS:

13 die, 30 wounded in shooting at Fort Hood

AUSTIN - A Nov. 5 mass shooting at Fort Hood, about 60 miles north of the capital city, resulted in the deaths of one civilian, 12 soldiers and the wounding of 30 others. Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, 39, a U.S. More...

Farm & Ranch

WILLACY INCLUDED IN CATTLE FEVER TICK CONSERVATION AREA

THE USDA-NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE (NRCS) is providing technical and financial assistance to ranchers in a 17-county area to help fight the spread of the cattle fever tick. More...

Indiana farm worker dies after leg trapped in auger

POINT ISABEL, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say a central Indiana man died while emergency workers were trying to free him after his leg became trapped in a grain auger. More...

November 5, 2009

The cotton market continued to trade in a very tight range this week as the December contract closed in a range of just 208 points for 17 consecutive sessions. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 9 - Graffiti, 300 blk E. Hidalgo. Harassment by phone, 500 blk E. San Francisco. Theft, over $50, under $500, 400 blk W. Tampico. Graffiti, 800 blk W. Durango, Pony League Park. Disorderly conduct, 1000 blk S. 12th. More...

District Clerk's Report

Suits filed: Joel Castillo vs Sheriff Larry G. Spence, in his official capacity - other civil. Blake Sanford vs T.W. Laquay Dredging, Inc. - damages. More...

Willacy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Larry G. Spence, Sheriff

NOVEMBER 4 - Theft, Emma Ross Rd. Assault, Adair Rd., Lasara. Harassment by phone, W. 2nd, Sebastian. NOVEMBER 5 - Burglary of a habitation, N. Orange St., Lyford. Harassment by phone, 200 blk W. Bulldog, Lyford. Disturbance, 700 blk E. More...

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