October 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

With the longtime rivalry between the ‘Kats and the ‘Dogs, we asked our readers, Who’s going to win the big game?”

“Lyford because they have a good team. It’s going to be close game! Good luck to both teams - may the best win!” - Sabrina Reyna More...

News

Willacy Relay Recognized

WILLACY RELAY RECOGNIZED AND NAMED A FIVE-STAR RELAY AT REGIONAL SUMMIT CONFERENCE in Dallas, Sept. 23-25. Out of the 850 relays represented at summit only 120 were awarded this title. More...

Jessica Pena Awarded Scholarship

JESSICA PENA was awarded the 2009-2010 $500 scholarship by La Mano Extendida Women’s Club on September 17, 2010. More...

Commander Solis Attends National Convention

RECENTLY, THE AMERICAN LEGION, POST 390 Commander George E. More...

County Lifestyles

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a RHS Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, October 18, 6:30 p.m. at the RHS gym.   More...

5th Annual Kenedy County Block Party

Tons of FUN!

THE 5TH ANNUAL KENEDY COUNTY BLOCK PARTY drew many visitors last Tuesday evening to Sarita. More...

Day by Day

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Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

OCTOBER 11 - Harassment, 400 blk W. Sonora.   Harassment by phone, 500 blk W. Riggs.   Incident, aggravated assault, deadly weapon, 500 blk E. Rodriguez.   Assault by contact (FV), 300 blk E. Rodriguez. More...

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

OCTOBER 3 - Found Property - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.   Found Property x2 - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.   Reckless Driver - South of Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. More...

Willacy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

OCTOBER 8 - Civil matter, vicinity of Dahlia Rd., Lyford.   Execution of warrant, assault causing bodily injury. Arrested: Loraine Garcia, Willacy County Sheriff Dept. (Jail).   OCTOBER 9 - Theft, S. Bus. 77, Raymondville. More...

Lasara parent says her daughter victim of harassment from another student

A Lasara parent claims that her daughter has been threatened by another student and that the school is not doing enough to protect her child from harm. More...

Pct. 1 Commissioner to buy $102,000 road machine

County commissioners recently voted $100,000 for each of the county's precincts to buy equipment. Monday, Pct.1 Commissioner Eliberto "Beto" Guerra was the first to use his money to buy a $102,000 roller he needs to maintain roads in his precinct. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

STROKE: Remember the 1st Three Letters ....S.T.R.

I was sent this information by one of the men who attends our prayer breakfast the first Saturday of each month and I felt it was important enough to pass on through this column. It could save a loved one’s life. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Obama’s economy a shambles

Editor,   More...

Resident unhappy with County Housing Authority

Editor,   My name is Sylvia Millan, I live at #401 Apartment #1, South Hwy. 77 Labor Camp, right across from the Willacy Housing Authority office.   More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association October 8, 2010

Cotton futures prices rallied sharply Thursday as another strong U.S. export sales and shipment report showed demand has yet to be diminished by the higher prices of U.S. cotton. More...

Pumpkin farmers profit with odd, ugly varieties as Halloween nears

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - After decades of trying to grow perfect, round, orange pumpkins, farmers have found many people believe nothing says Halloween like a warty, twisted gourd in a weird color. More...

TDA Market Recap - October 11, 2010

AUSTIN - For the week ending Oct. 9, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly steady to $3 higher per hundredweight, though some reported prices to $10 higher and some to $7 lower. More...

Obituaries

VIOLA (VI) FRANKS

RAYMONDVILLE - Viola (Vi) Franks, 84, entered into rest on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX.   More...

PABLO G. CRUZ, SR.

LASARA - Pablo G. Cruz, Sr., 86, of Lasara, TX, entered into rest Wednesday, October 6, 2010 in Retama Manor Nursing Home.   He was born on March 1, 1924 in Mexico, son of Hilario and Toribia (Lopez) Cruz. More...

SABINO GONZALEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Sabino Gonzalez, 86, of Raymondville, entered into rest Monday, October 11, 2010 at his residence.   He was born on January 29, 1924 in Santa Monica, Chihuahua, Mexico, son of Gumicindo and Tomasa (Gonzales) Guereca.   More...

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