January 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Alsup-Carrales united in marriage

Crystal L. Alsup of Harlingen and Frank J. Carrales of Harlingen along with their children, Tristan C. Alsup-Cavazos and Hondo J. More...

News

Border agents seize $2.4 million

LAREDO, Texas (AP) Authorities have seized nearly 2,500 pounds of marijuana worth about $2.4 million found in a commercial truck at the Mexican border.  More...

Brownsville teen accused of killing ex-girlfriend

BROWNSVILLE, Texas ( AP) - A Cameron County grand jury has indicted a youth over the August stabbing death of his 17- year- old former girlfriend.  Javier de la Rosa Jr. More...

Texas sheriff’s deputy dies 8 days after accident

ROSENBERG, Texas (AP) - A Houston-area sheriff’s deputy has died eight days after he was critically injured in a car accident while responding to a call for backup at a traffic stop.  Fort Bend County sheriff’s spokeswoman Terriann C More...

County Lifestyles

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THE GATEWAY JAMMERS entertain at the Lyford Women’s Club January meeting. More...

Harlingen, cheapest place to live in U.S.A.

Harlingen has the lowest cost of living in the United States, according to the 2010 ACCRA Cost of Living Index prepared by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER). More...

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ON JANUARY 11, 2011 several people from Willacy County attended the Texas House and Senate inaugurations at the State Capitol in Austin, TX. One group consisted of 15th District Commander George E. More...

Crime & Courts

District Clerk’s Report

Suits filed:  More...

Kenedy Co. Sheriff's Dept. Report

JANUARY 9 - Alarm - Sarita  Motorist Assist - Exxon Gate.  Motorist Assist - South Bridge.  Motorist Assist - Deadman’s Curve.  Motorist Assist - Butler Gate.  Agency Assist - Yturria Ranch.  JANUARY 10 - P.O.M Arr More...

Willacy co. Sheriff's Dept. Report

JANUARY 12 - Execution of warrant/failure to appear, possession of controlled substance - marijuana, George Mendoza- 5th and Tampico, Raymondville.  Execution of warrant/possession of marijuana, David Raymond Saenz.  JANUARY 13 - Accident, More...

Armed robbery at Baba’s Drive Through

City police have recovered a pistol used in an armed robbery at Baba's Drive Through, 1013 S. 7th St. (the old Handy Mart).  The armed robbery happened at 8:37 p.m. More...

Crash victim’s mom files lawsuit for damages in her death

A Weslaco woman identified as Evangelina Guzman Bautista, 42, died December 10, at 4 p. m. when she attempted to drive across the southbound lane of Expressway 77, at Spur 56, near Rodriguez Ford. Ms. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

You can take the boys out of the valley, but not the valley out of the boys

Recently we received an invitation from our State Representative Elect to travel to Austin for his swearing in ceremony. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association January 13, 2011

The excitement from Wednesday’s USDA’s supply/ demand report did not last long. More...

Emergency farm loan applications being accepted

Applications for emergency farm loans for damages and losses caused by Hurricane Alex June 30 through August 14, 2010 are being accepted at the Farm Service Agency ( FSA) office in Edinburg, Arnulfo E. Lerma, Farm Loan Manager, said today.  More...

TDA Market Recap January 18, 2011

AUSTIN - (Jan. 18, 2011) For the week ending Jan. 15, feeder cattle auction prices were mostly steady to $10 higher per hundredweight with some locations as much as $15 higher on at least a portion of their offerings. More...

Obituaries

MARIA TRUJILLO

RAYMONDVILLE - Maria Trujillo, 85, passed away Monday, January 10, 2011 at Northeast Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, TX. Maria was born November 17, 1925 to Lorenzo and Florencia Herrera.  More...

NORMA LINDA RODRIGUEZ

Norma Linda Rodriguez, 57, passed away Monday, January 17, 2011 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. Norma was born December 1, 1953 in Raymondville, TX to Emma and Nicolas G. Rodriguez, Jr..  More...

In Loving Memory of Sara C. Medina

1/ 23/ 20 - 1/ 21/ 10

HAPPY BIRTHDAY  More...

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