November 18, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Holidays Coming!

FIRST CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS GOING UP Jano's Appliance & Furniture store in downtown Raymondville was the first store we've seen to begin decorating the exterior for Christmas. More...

News

Port Mansfield Alzheimers Walk to benefit victims

PORT MANSFIELD - We are on the MOVE to end Alzheimer's disease, and we need your help more than ever! Will you join us? More...

Safety Tips: Holiday shopping mall safety

The holiday shopping season is here and millions of people will be heading to the nation's shopping malls focused on finding the perfect gifts, but crime isn't taking a holiday. More...

Spread Joy, Not Germs, During Holidays

MADISON, Wis. - Before you go over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house this holiday season, consider what a University of Wisconsin- Madison infectious-disease specialist calls key myths about travel and illness. More...

Farm & Ranch

Mild, warm conditions promote harvesting

COLLEGE STATION - Mother Nature served up mild, warmer weather with a little rain on the side to some Texas customers, a recipe that promoted the harvesting of cotton and other crops, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel. More...

USDA reminds producers of upcoming livestock disaster assistance deadlines

Willacy County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Anastacio Cavazos, Jr reminds eligible ranchers and livestock producers of the Dec. More...

Cotton Market Weekly

November 12, 2009

USDA downwardly revised its estimate of the 2009-10 U.S. and world cotton crops on Tuesday resulting in a higher close for futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 16- Burglary of a habitation, 300 blk E. Norman. Theft, under $50, 400 blk W. Durham. Arrested: Crespine Trevino, stalking, 500 blk W. Hidalgo. Burglary of habitation, 800 blk W. Main. Incident - child custody, 800 blk W. Hidalgo. More...

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Ramon Salinas, III, Sheriff

NOVEMBER 1 - Found property - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. Welfare concern - Turcotte Gate. NOVEMBER 2 - P.O.M. arrest - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. NOVEMBER 3 - D.W.I. - South of Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. More...

District Clerk's Report

Suits filed: State of Texas vs Jose Luis Viramontes - Writ of Habeas Corpus. In the matter of the marriage of Alejandro Cortez Rivera and Susan Cindy Ross Rivera - divorce. The State of Texas vs 2002 Great Dane Semi-Trailer (Vin. More...

Willacy Thanksgiving Feast promises to feed the hungry

Thurs., Nov. 19 is the day set aside for the annual Willacy Thanksgiving Feast, according to Margaret Lopez of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. More...

Runoff in Muncipal Judge race set Dec. 12

Raymondville voters will again go to the polls on Dec. 12 to settle the question -- Who will be our next Municipal Judge? Early voting will begin Dec. 2 and continue until Dec. 8 at city hall. Voting on Dec. 12 election day will be from 7 a.m. More...

Willacy EMS moves into new home

Housing the growing Willacy Emergency Medical Service in their old building must have been like trying to stuff all your belongings into a broom closet. And moving out of the 1,200 sq. ft. (former) tire store into a 16,000 sq. ft. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Looking Back at Veterans Day

I want to take this opportunity to thank all the schools who opened their doors to our veterans this past week and showed them how much they care about them and their service. More...

Chilies add Mexican Flavor to all-American dinner

Marcela Valladolid, author of "Fresh Mexico," uses a version of this glaze to combine her Mexican roots with the classic Thanksgiving staple. The turkey also can be stuffed, but will take longer to cook. More...

Seeds From the Sower

A neighbor was sprinkling his lawn. The water was bursting forth from his hose. His little boy hurried to get his toy sprinkling can. He filled it with water and went from sprig to sprig, and the water trickled from his can. More...

County Lifestyles

15th Birthday

Leandra Saldivar celebrated her 15th birthday on November 14, 2009 with a mass at OLG Catholic Church followed by reception and dance at the VFW. Leandra is the daughter of Ramiro and Anabelle Saldivar. 46-1TP More...

Lyford Class 1998 Reunion

There will be a 1988 Lyford Class reunion on November 28 at the Sebastian Park from 2-5 p.m. RSVP: Erica Cantu - (956) 230- 0196 - EricaColeman22@msn. com. More...

Article

U.S. MARINE CORPS CORPORAL E4 RAMON ZAVALA stationed in Camp Lejune, NC has completed his military service. He served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was welcomed home by family with a BBQ Saturday. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

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