June 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Early morning SWAT strike sends 4 defendants to county jail on drug/gun charges

Early on the morning of June 3 a helicopter hovered over the homes of two suspects in Raymondville.   A joint raid by the Department of Public Safety, the San Juan SWAT Team and Raymondville THP was going down. More...

News

Kenedy County D.A. announces convictions

Bobby G. Woodson (3-8- 1971), a resident of Houston, was convicted on June 2, 2010 of Possession of Marihuana. Mr. More...

2010 Rural Economic Development Summit

TOURING THE TECHNOLOGY CENTER As part of the 2010 Rural Economic Development Summit hosted by the City of Raymondville Tuesday, guests were given a tour of the new Technology Center. More...

Lyford voters to decide Sales tax issue

In the November 2 general election Lyford voters will help choose the next governor of Texas and other state wide officials as well. On the ballot they will also find two local option issues to vote on.   More...

County Lifestyles

Lyford Migrant Students Visit Washington DC

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Pitcher for #1 ranked team

ANDREW BERNAL of Kingwood, Texas, great grandson of Maria Rita Bernal of Lyford, is the pitcher for the Kingwood Rebels. More...

Artist of the Month

Vivian Martin of Edinburg is Willacy County Art League’s “Artist of the Month.”   Vivian has lived in the Valley all her life and been an avid artist for many years. More...

Crime & Courts

McAllen woman gets prison over immigration scam

HOUSTON (AP) - A nearly five-year prison term has been ordered for a woman convicted in a bogus immigration document scheme in south Texas. More...

Woman who ran over boyfriend gets life in prison

VERNON, Texas (AP) A north Texas woman has been sentenced to life in prison for running over and killing her boyfriend after they fought. More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

JUNE 14 - Incident, 400 blk S. Exp. 77.   Theft, 300 blk E. Charles.   Accident, 900 blk E. Rodeo.   Theft, over $500, under $1,500, Raymondville Cemetery.   Harassment by phone, 600 blk W. Durham. More...

Lyford will have 4th of July celebration

The city of Lyford will hold a July 4th celebration at the local sports park. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and continue until 10 p.m. with live music and fireworks. More...

Local gangs take fight to Lyford cemetery

An argument that began on Facebook turned into a physical confrontation at the Lyford Guadalupe Cemetery early Sunday morning, leaving a 21- year-old man in critical condition at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen. More...

Editorial & Columns

Long may it wave over the Home of the Free and the Land of the Brave

It was early Monday morning and time to go back to work, but first I had to put out the flag. This was no different than any other day except that it was “Flag Day” which meant a couple extra little flags were also to be put out. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

Cotton prices on the Intercontinental Exchange moved higher for the fourth consecutive session Thursday with bullish fundamentals and technical influences engulfing the market.  More...

Fla. tomato farmers have surplus despite cold snap

MIAMI (AP) - Just months after a cold snap in Florida killed many tomato plants and sent supermarket prices skyrocketing, farmers have an unexpected surplus and prices have plummeted.   More...

Obituaries

BEULAH FAYE McGILL

Beulah Faye McGill, 97, passed away Thursday, June 10, 2010, at Odyssey Hospice House in San Antonio, TX. She was born on December 13, 1912 in Waco, Texas. More...

FRANCISCA FLORES CANTU

RAYMONDVILLE - Francisca Flores Cantu, 89, of Raymondville, entered into rest Saturday, June 12, 2010 in Retama Manor Nursing Home, Raymondville. More...

RAMIRO RAMOS

Ramiro Rodriguez Ramos, 71, of Hobbs, NM passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Hobbs. Ramiro was born on January 24, 1939 in Raymondville, TX to Hilario and Juanita Ramos.   More...

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