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San Perlita farmer blasts windmill project

Dale Rhodes is one unhappy camper when the subject of the windfarm planned for his area of Willacy County is mentioned.   Rhones told county commissioners and executives with E.ON Corp. More...

News

Lyford C.I.S.D is Continuing the Momentum”

“We’re blessed with a great group of educators, administrators and support,” said Lyford C.I.S.D Superintendent Edua-rdo Infante in an interview Friday morning.   More...

City agrees to help vehicle owners, whose cars were sprayed with paint, to collect from insurance company

Some Lyford citizens may finally be getting the help they need. Earlier this year, H&R Enterprises were hired by the city to repaint the city' elevated water tower. More...

Willacy County receives 2,144,044 for hurricane recovery

AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Rural Affairs (TDRA) Disaster Recovery division today awarded a grant of $2,144,044 for Willacy County to repair damages caused by Hurricane Dolly. The grant is funded by the U.S. More...

County Lifestyles

Combined reunion for Raymondville High School classes of ’70-‘75

Raymondville classmates have united in their efforts to bring everyone together for a funfilled weekend of activities this fall:   Thursday, October 28th - Welcome and early check-in   Friday, October 29th - Reception / Homecoming Game/ More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a RHS Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, July 19, 6:30 p.m. at the RHS gym.   More...

Sister Claudia Cano received into Sisters of Mercy

BELMONT, NC - Sister Claudia Cano, a native of Raymondville, was recently received into the Sisters of Mercy - South Central Community. More...

Crime & Courts

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

JUNE 13 - Found property - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.   911 Call / Accident (Major) - South of Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint, no injuries.   Loose animal complaint - Mifflin Camp. More...

District Clerk’s Report

Suits filed:   The State of Texas vs 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse, TXLP: BT1X977, VIN #4A3AK44Y 9XE130701, and all contents, seizure and intended forfeiture.   In re: order for foreclosure concerning Citimortgage, Inc. and Elvina C. More...

Willacy Caounty Sheriff's Dept. Report

JULY 7 - Accident, 1 mi. S. of Tamezville Rd., La Sara.   Disorderly conduct, S. Bus. 77, Lyford.   Identity theft, S. Bus. 77, Raymondville.   Burglary of a building, FM 1834, Raymondville. More...

County increases size of Reinvestment Zone for proposed Windfarm east of city

Despite serious questions raised by a Willacy County farmer about the request by E.ON Climate & Renewables (EC&R Development, LLC) to increase the size of the Reinvestment Zone (RZ) by a third, county commissioners voted unanimously to do that follo More...

Acting judge Guerra asks for concessions from E.ON

Acting county judge Aurelio "Keter" Guerra who along with commissioners negotiated the first Reinvestment Zone in July, 2009, He said the company agreed to grant $442 per megawatt of energy produced to endowments for local projects,scholarships as a More...

County accepts offer from Ammerman to buy new on-line system to trace stolen property

County & District Attorney Bernard Ammerman told county commissioners Monday that he is willing to pay for an on-line system to track stolen property fenced though pawn brokers.   More...

County-judge-elect Gonzales questions windfarm developers

Following angry comments by a farmer, county judge elect John Gonzales had his own doubts about the project.   He said to E.ON executives at Thursday's meeting.   "Your company will probably make $40 million a year (on this project). More...

Editorial & Columns

It takes all kinds

Behind the Badge

Last week I was reading through one of the many magazines we receive in the mail and in the magazine “American Police Beat,” they have a section or a regular column titled, “APB’s Believe It or Not Usually if you’re loo More...

Farm & Ranch

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association

July 9, 2010 More...

Perry, White court support from Texas Farm Bureau

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) - The candidates for Texas governor clashed over private property protections and portrayed themselves as friends of agriculture as they sought support Thursday from the Texas Farm Bureau.   More...

TDA Market Recap - June 12, 2010

AUSTIN - For the week ending July 10, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly steady to $4 higher per hundredweight with a few locations as much as $9 higher. More...

Obituaries

KENNETH OTIS ATKINS 22 Oct. 1918 to 18 June 2010

Kenneth Otis Atkins was born in Washington, Missouri to Charles Owen and Delilah Ruth (Williams) Atkins. He grew up in Minnesota and attended the Garden City High School graduating in 1937. More...

VENTURA R. RODRIGUEZ, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE - Ventura R. Rodriguez, Jr., 75, of Raymondville, entered into rest Sunday, July 11, 2010 at his residence.   He was born on January 23, 1935 in Raymondville, son of the late Ventura R. and Nerin (Ruiz) Rodriguez, Sr.   More...

YOLANDA DE LEON

RAYMONDVILLE - Yolanda De Leon, of Raymondville, entered into rest Monday, July 12, 2010 in Retama Manor Nursing Center.   She was born on June 1, 1955 in Raymondville, daughter of the late Jesus and Maria (Villarreal) De Leon.   More...

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