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Willacy deputies break up Edinburg burglary ring

Three members of a four member burglary ring in Edinburg are lodged in Willacy County Jail following the arrest of two Friday and one Tuesday. Deputies are still looking for the fourth suspect.   More...

News

1993 CARRIZO SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE RECEIVED CERTIFICATION AS A GENERAL SURGEON

Dr. Luciano M. Vargas, Jr., received his General Surgery Certification on June 19th, 2010 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. His wife, Monica, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Luciano Vargas (Diamantina Mesa) and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Baby Shower

A BABY SHOWER HONORING JAMIE KIRMAN MORRIS was held on September 11, 2010, at the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church in Raymondville. More...

Pregnant Women Urged to Get Flu Shots

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently teamed up with leaders from several health care groups to stress the importance of pregnant women getting vaccinated against the flu this year.  More...

County Lifestyles

Prince of Peace Catholic Church registering for Religious Education classes

Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Lyford is registering children and teens (grades Pre-K-12) for Religious Education Classes. Classes begin Sunday, October 3. Students must be registered prior to attending classes. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a RHS Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, September 22, 6:30 p.m. at the RHS gym.   More...

RAYMONDVILLE TAEKWONDO CLASS RECEIVED HONORS AT TOURNAMENT

- Villacana USA-Korean TaeKwonDo classes competed in the AMTA International TaeKwonDo championship at the convention center on South Padre Island September 11, 2010. The following awards were - D.J. More...

Crime & Courts

Kenedy County Sheriff's Report

SEPTEMBER 12 - Found Property - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.   P.O.M. Arrest - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.   Motorist Assist - Mifflin Camp.   Motorist Assist - No Name Gate.   Motorist Assist - Zorrio Gate. More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

SEPTEMBER 20 - Theft, over $50, under $500, 400 blk E. Exchange.   Identity theft, 400 blk W. Rodriguez.   Incident, 300 blk W. Sauz.   Incident, civil matter, 800 blk N. Monterrey. More...

Willacy County Sheriff's Report

SEPTEMBER 15 - Criminal mischief, W. 2nd, La Sara.   Burglary of a habitation, 300 blk S. Shore, Port Mansfield.   SEPTEMBER 16 - Identity theft, 800 blk E. Rodriguez.   More...

Lasara parents indicted in death of daughter, ask for change of venue to Cameron County

The mother and father of a 16-year-old Lasara girl who died on November 17, 2009 were indicted on March 25 by a Willacy County Grand Jury for causing her death. More...

COMING UP WITH A PLAN:

Wednesday afternoon after a Chevy van rolled over with passengers inside. The van was going north when it lost control on the curve between Willacy County Labor Camp and Rodriguez Ford. More...

Man arrested after struggle at courthouse

About 10:30 a.m. Tuesday Willacy County Sheriff's Deputy Isabel Salinas spotted a man in the district courtroom wanted for failure to pay child support.   More...

DPS trooper seizes $392,700 from driver of BMW

It doesn't pay to drive a flashy BMW745 through Willacy County at a high rate of speed. Especially if you have 20 bundles of $20 bills stashed in the rocker panels behind the wheel wells of your luxury sedan.   More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

A little of this and a little of that

People are strange and sometimes they are downright funny. I was talking with a lady the other day who was having her portrait painted. More...

Farm & Ranch

Lyford Elementary Vegetable Garden

LYFORD ELEMENTARY VEGETABLE GARDEN GROUNDBREAKING - Lyford Elementary introduced their new Vegetable Garden with a groundbreaking and ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, September 2. More...

TDA Market Recap September 20, 2010

AUSTIN - (Sept. 20, 2010) For the week ending Sept. 18, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mixed, mostly $2 to $6 lower per hundredweight, with a few locations to $9 lower, a few to $4 higher and some steady. More...

Obituaries

AGUSTIN TIJERINA, II

RAYMONDVILLE - Agustin Tijerina, II, 74, of Raymondville, entered into rest Saturday, September 18, 2010 at Valley Baptist Medical Hospital.   More...

JUANA L. VASQUEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Juana L. Vasquez - Pena, 54, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at McAllen Medical Center after a short illness.   Juana was born in San Fernando, Tamps. More...

ERNESTO R. TAMEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Ernesto R. Tamez, 72, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX.   He was born on July 20, 1938 in Woodsboro, TX to Ernesto Tamez and Juanita Rivera Tamez. More...

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