May 26, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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GRAND OPENING

  Postal Express Shipping and Fast Bill Pay held their Grand Opening and ribbon cutting ceremonies last Friday. Attending the event were Chamber of Commerce personnel, area merchants and special guests. Owners Miguel Resendez and J.J. More...

Saenz sentenced to 9 years for cocaine possession

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Oscar Saenz, 37, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty in the 197th District Court and was sentenced to 9 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institutional Di More...

Former postal worker sentenced for theft

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Marissa Alviso, 20, of Lasara, TX, was found guilty of theft in County Court and sentenced to 6 months County Jail probated for 20 months for stealing a total of $130.00 fr More...

County Lifestyles

W.C.A.L. holds portrait workshop

Willacy County Art League recently held a portrait workshop at the Creative Art Center in Raymondville. The instructor was nationally known artist, Theda Rhea. More...

The United Pentecostal Church Revival

The United Pentecostal Church of Raymondville, located at 1255 E. Hidalgo Ave., will be in revival Saturday Night, May 29, at 6:30 p.m., Sunday morning, May 30 at 9:45 a.m. and Monday night, May 31 at 7:30 p.m. Rev. T.L. More...

SEBASTIAN GUADALUPE CEMETERY ASSOCIATION

THE 2010-2012 SEBASTIAN GUADALUPE CEMETERY ASSOCIATION BOARD MEMBERS were assigned on Thursday, May 13. More...

City sales tax revenue continues downward slide

Despite rosy predictions by some economists the retail sales numbers for Rio Grande Valley cities continue to be troubling. More...

HONOR GUARD MEMORIAL DAY SCHEDULE

Monday, May 31, 2010

The American Legion, Post 390, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of America, Post 6719, their respective auxiliary units and the Wilacy County Veterans Service Office, will assemble to honor fallen soldiers and veterans. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

“ALWAYS REMEMBER, NEVER FORGET!”

I'm writing my Memorial Day column this week, even though it's not until next Monday. I feel that it's very important that while we are planning our day off activities, we need to pause and remember why we have a Memorial Day.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

May 20, 2010

Before falling to lower levels at the end of the week, cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) were boosted by buying from Chinese mills along with reports that weather may be interfering with cotton plantings in some parts of C More...

Deere 2Q profit rises on improving equipment sales

Farmers in the Western Hemisphere bought more Deere & Co. equipment in its second quarter, helping the company boost net income by 16 percent as the global economy slowly improved.   More...

TDA Market Recap May 24, 2010

AUSTIN - (May 24, 2010) For the week ending May 22, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly steady to $5 lower per hundredweight with a few to $5 higher compared to a week ago. Fed cattle prices were $2.70 lower per hundredweight. More...

Crime & Courts

Kenedy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

Ramon Salinas, III, Sheriff

MAY 9 - 911 call/accident (major) - South of Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint, 1 adult female injured.   911 call/motorist assist - Norias Ranch.   Motorist assist - Large Rest Area. More...

District Clerk’s Report

Suits filed:   In the matter of marriage of Juan Guajardo, Jr. vs Daisy Ann Ramirez Guajardo and in the interest of children - divorce. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

Larry G. Spence, Sheriff

MAY 19 - Criminal mischief, 400 blk N. West St., Sebastian.   Civil matter, Industrial Dr., Raymondville.   Identity theft, 300 blk E. Broadway, Sebastian.   Burglary of habitation, 300 blk W. Main, Sebastian. More...

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