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Police raid home on West Hidalgo seize cocaine and make arrest

Jorge Luis Gonzalez, Jr., of 1039 W. Hidalgo Ave. was arrested on November 24 following a search of his residence, after a search warrant was issued.   Police Investigator Andres Maldonado said that 9 grams of cocaine and 2 oz. More...

Former employee sues MTC for discrimination

Brownsville resident Michael A. Alex is suing Management & Training Corp., (MTC) former warden Ernesto Velasco, and assistant wardens Rolando Trevino and Ruben Benavides in 197th State District Court.   More...

Brownsville man sentenced to 7 years for 100 lbs. of pot

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that on November, 18, 2010, Victor Hugo Camero, 37, of Brownsville, was sentenced by Judge Bonner Dorsey to 7 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institutional Div More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 26, 2010

Cotton futures on the Intercontinental Exchange in New York rallied Wednesday following three consecutive days of limit down performances as the March contract posted a 411 point gain to close the session at $1.159 per pound. More...

Texas AgFinance stockholders participate in farm credit young leaders program

ROBSTOWN, Texas - Jerry and Samantha Chappell of Lyford were among an elite group of young agricultural producers selected to attend the 2010 Farm Credit Young Leaders Program.  More...

TDA Market Recap - November 29, 2010

AUSTIN - For the week ending Nov. 27, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly steady to $5 higher per hundredweight with many locations closed for the Thanksgiving holiday week. More...

Obituaries

RAUL HERRERA

RAYMONDVILLE - Raul Herrera, 81, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Friday, November 26, 2010 in Retama Manor Nursing Home.   He was born Wednesday, January 30, 1929 in Mexico, son of Guadalupe and Pilar Herrera.   More...

ODILIO GUZMAN

RAYMONDVILLE - Odilio Guzman, 45, passed away Saturday, November 20, 2010 in Jacksonville, FL. Odilio was born February 17, 1965 in Levelland, TX to Federico Guzman and Anita (Valdez) Cortinas.  More...

JOSEFINA JIMENEZ CASTRO

RAYMONDVILLE - Josefina Jimenez Castro, 64, passed away Monday, November 29, 2010 at her residence surrounded by her family. More...

Christmas fun and festivities begins in Raymondville!

Raymondville is kicking off the holiday spirit this week with many events.   More...

Lyford offering cash for Christmas Parade float winners

Friday night is the time for the annual Raymondville Christmas Parade and there wil1 be plenty of floats to make the event exciting. More...

DISTRICT CHAMPION BEARKATS LAND 29 ON ALL-DISTRICT TEAM

Pictured left to right: Skylore Janes, Most Valuable Player in District 3l-3A, right B.J. Flores, Offensive Player of the Year in District 3l-3A. First row: left to right: 1st Team All-District: D.J. More...

Editorial & Columns

What a difference you made in my life

Behind the Badge

As many of you know the title of this week’s column comes from an old Ronnie Milsap song, and I thought it would be a good lead-in for this week’s column.  More...

Day by Day

Full Story

Seeds from the Sower

Two men were forced to make an emergency trip across a lake one night. They jumped into a boat and started rowing. They battled the winds and the waves, and arrived worn out. More...

County Lifestyles

Yarrison-Busse

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Yarrison of Edcouch are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Amanda Lynn Yarrison, to Mr. Jacob Wayne Busse, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Busse of Lyford. More...

A message from the Priests of the Sacred Heart (The SCJs)

These bronze statues of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Saint Juan Diego are being placed here by the people of Willacy County and Hargill to express their appreciation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart - known as the SCJs, who arrived in 1968 and stayed More...

THE WINTER WONDERLAND MISS BEAUTY PAGEANT

was held Sunday, Nov. 21, at the Raymondville High School Auditorium. More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

NOVEMBER 29 - Harassment, 400 blk W. Sauz.   Hit and run accident, 400 blk W. Hidalgo.   Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, 300 blk W. Durham.   NOVEMBER 27 - Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, 100 blk N. Exp. 77. More...

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

NOVEMBER 21 - Impounded vehicle - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.   Agency assist - Kleberg County.   Warrant arrest - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint, Morales, Javier.   Suspicious circumstances - Buckhorn. More...

Willacy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

NOVEMBER 24 - Assault, 200 blk E. 8th St., Sebastian.   NOVEMBER 25 - Aggravated assault with a motor vehicle, Industrial Dr., Raymondville.   NOVEMBER 26 - Burglary of a habitation, Bus. 77 and Conley Rd., Raymondville. More...

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