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DPS seizes $951,956 in illegal money from Willacy traffic stops

The District Attorney announced today that Texas Depart- ment of Public Safety with the cooperation with the District Attorney's Asset Forfeiture Division has seized and forfeited $951,956.00 from criminals in the last 3 months. More...

San Antonio woman, 81, arrested on voter fraud charge

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An 81-year-old San Antonio woman has been arrested on charges that she used her dead sister's identity to vote a second time in the 2008 general election.  More...

Mexican governor: Gay marriage ‘grosses me out’

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) - The governor of Mexico’s Jalisco state says gay marriages disgust him.   Gov. Emilio Gonzalez says marriage should be between a man and a woman. More...

County Lifestyles

77-XPRESS 8U SELECT SOFTBALL TEAM

won the Championship at Sparkling City Halloween Tournament in Corpus Christi. More...

New Game Warden

THE STATE OF TEXAS HAS A NEW GAME WARDEN from Willacy County. More...

TOGETHER WITH BISHOP DANIEL E. FLORES

are the following Catholic church members who received their catechist pins on September 18, 2010 at the Diocesan Convocation for their service. Eva Caballero of St. More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

OCTOBER 18 - Runaway, returned, 1200 blk N. 3rd.   Criminal mischief, 600 blk W. Kimball.   Accident (minor), 7th and Hidalgo.   Incident, 400 blk W. White.   Accident (minor), 400 blk W. Hidalgo.   Theft, 400 blk W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

OCTOBER 13 - Burglary of a habitation, FM 88 and CR 2900, La Sara.   Accident, FM 490 and Bus. 77, Raymondville.   OCTOBER 14 - Illegal aliens, Bus. 77 and FM 1762, Raymondville.   Disorderly conduct, FM 490 and Bus. More...

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

OCTOBER 10 - Motorist Assist - Butler Gate.   Agency Assist - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.   P.O.M. Arrest - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.   OCTOBER 11 - Medical Emergency - Turcotte St. More...

Domestic dispute leads to arrest of Lyford man and allegations of Police misconduct

Police and sheriff's deputies were called to the apartment of Jimmy Ramirez, Jr., at 248 E. Hidalgo, Apt. 3, in Lyford twice over the weekend.   More...

Lyford buys real estate & trucks at city meeting

Following executive session the Lyford City Commission voted unanimously to appoint Wally Solis to fill the unexpired term of council woman Melissa Rodriguez who resigned recently.   More...

UTB/TSC will have positive impact: City expected to enjoy growth EDC, coordinator says

Catalina Ozuna, administrative assistant for the Economic Development Corp. of Raymondville told Lions Club members Tuesday of expected growth in the community.   More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

If this wasn’t announced, it should have been

The following announcement was read over the PA system before the football game at Roane County High School in Kingston, TN, by the school principal. More...

Seeds From the Sower

An editor reported that a Japanese inventor was making and selling an electronic head cooler.   Interesting! What we need is fewer hot heads and more warm hearts.   More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton farmers blamed as fashion retailers jack consumers

The price of clothing is going up. Guess who’s going to get the blame? More...

TDA Market Recap - October 18, 2010

AUSTIN - For the week ending Oct. 16, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly $2 to $5 lower per hundredweight compared to the previous week with some down as much as $8. More...

USDA opens 3rd cattle inspection site on border

DALLAS (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects to open a temporary cattle inspection facility in Eagle Pass at the end of the month, the agency announced Thursday.   More...

Obituaries

ALEX ANZALDUA

RAYMONDVILLE - Alex Anzaldua, 83, passed away Friday, October 15, 2010 surrounded by family.   Alex was born July 17, 1927 in Pettus, TX to Alejandro and Ursula Anzaldua. He was a business man who enjoyed serving his community.   More...

OSCAR R. MILTON

LYFORD - Oscar R. Milton, born on December 12, 1933 in Lyford, TX, entered into rest on Monday, October 4, 2010.   More...

In Loving Memory of Juan Romo, Sr.

Happy Birthday Dad/Grandpa! 10/20/27 - 03/06/08

Our lives go on without you, but nothing is the same. We have to hide our heartaches when someone speaks your name. Sad are hearts that love you, silent the tears that fall. Living our lives without you is the hardest part of all. More...

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