March 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Man stabbed in Saturday morning fight

Randy Sewell, 28, of 13th and Rodriguez, was stabbled twice, once in the chest and once in the side at 2:20 a.m. Saturday, according to police investigator Andy Maldonado. More...

7 candidates to compete for 3 spots on Lyford City Commission

Seven candidates have filed to run for three at large commissioners seats in Lyford. There will be no run off so the top three vote getters will be elected in the May 8, 2010 election.   More...

News

Study: Food-borne illnesses cost U.S. $152 billion

YAKIMA, Washington (AP) - Food-borne illnesses, such as E. coli and salmonella, cost the United States $152 billion annually in health care and other losses, according to a report released Wednesday by a food safety group.   More...

Mexico cops protest after ambush kills 3

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - Police in northern Mexico protested Saturday hours after three of their colleagues were shot to death in an ambush and a fourth was wounded.   More...

Bearkat soccer teams host ‘Parent’s Night,’ Lady Bulldogs will also see action

Raymondville High School’s varsity boys and girls soccer teams conclude their District 32-3A schedule hosting La Feria during ‘Parent’s Night’ on Friday. The girls’ game will kick off at 5:30 p.m. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Local resident thrilled by Lyford circus, it’s not just for kids, she says

Dear Editor, If you did not attend the Kelly Miller Circus in Lyford on Wednesday, March 3, you missed an educational, fantastic, unforgettable performance. More...

County Lifestyles

Quinceanera

Itzayana Oviedo will celebrate her 15th birthday with a dance/ reception on Saturday, March 13, at El Toro Dance Hall from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.   She is the daughter of Maria Oviedo and Juan Oviedo of Raymondville. 10-1TP   More...

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Lenten Activities

Lenten Penance Services   More...

Lyford meeting continued.....

IN OTHER BUSINESS:   Commissioners discussed setting an agenda policy that would require any item for the agenda to be submitted in writing by the person asking for it.   More...

Crime & Courts

Crime of the Week

On Feb. 23 unknown person(s) committed graffiti at the Valley Telephone office located in Raymondville. Graffiti was also committed on nearby office buildings located across the street from said office. Case #10-0310.   More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

Larry G. Spence, Sheriff

MARCH 3 - Criminal mischief, CR 200 and San Francisco, Raymondville.   Assault, Park and Bulldog, Lyford.   Disturbance, David Ramirez and FM 506, Sebastian. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MARCH 8 - Arrested: Octavio Olivarez, injury to an elderly (FV), resisting arrest, 200 blk N. 7th.   Graffiti, 100 blk S. 8th.   Injury to an elderly (FV), 200 blk N. 7th.   Fraudulent use of identifying information, 800 blk E. More...

City settles lawsuit filed by former police officer

Following a brief executive session Tuesday evening Raymondville city commissioners agreed to settle a lawsuit filed against the city by a former police officer. More...

Hinojosa wants recount in county judge race

Third place finisher Annette Hinojosa is asking for a recount of the votes in the March 2 county judge race.   Hinojosa finished third in the race just 5 votes behind second place finisher John Gonzales.   More...

Chuckwagon Dinner coming Sunday

One of Raymondville's biggest events of the year is coming.   The annual Texas Independence Chuckwagon Dinner will be held on Sunday, March 14, on the grounds of the Willacy County Historical Museum, 427 S. 7th St.   More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

The Grumble Family

I’m sure most of you have heard the old saying, “Laugh and world laughs with you, grumble and you grumble alone.” There’s more truth in that old saying than we think. Nobody likes a grumbler. More...

Drink This, Not That!

MADISON, Wis.-The human body is composed of about 70 percent water.   Take that as a hint.   Water is at the top of the list of things you should be drinking plenty of, says Dr. More...

STATE CAPITAL HIGHLIGHTS

Perry to face White in November general election

AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry fought off two strong challengers in the March 2 Republican Party primary, positioning himself for an unprecedented third term as governor of Texas.   More...

Farm & Ranch

SPCA awarded starved longhorns in Texas

CANTON, Texas (AP) - A judge has granted custody of more than 60 starving longhorn cattle to the SPCA in McKinney.   An attorney for the owner of the cattle said Tuesday’s decision will be appealed. More...

Mexico: U.S. to ban some Mexican shrimp imports

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico says the United States will ban imports of some Mexican shrimp after determining the country’s commercial fishermen are endangering sea turtles. More...

Cotton Market Weekly

March 4, 2010

Cotton futures on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) touched their highest levels in nearly two years on Monday as bullish fundamental and technical sentiment continued to boost prices. More...

Obituaries

SUSANNA KOTZUR KRNAVEK

Susanna Kotzur Krnavek, 94, of Lyford, TX, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 8, 2010.   More...

MICHAEL DAVIS FAIN

SARITA - Michael Davis Fain was born November 3, 1956 in Corpus Christi, TX. He died at his residence in the arms of his family, March 6, 2010 in Sarita, TX. More...

SANDRA “SANDY” CAVAZOS SALINAS

SEBASTIAN - Sandra “Sandy” Cavazos Salinas, 48, entered into eternal rest at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen on Saturday, March 6, 2010.   More...

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