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Kelly Miller circus coming to Lyford

The Kelly Miller Bros. Circus is coming back to Lyford.  Two performances, one at 6 p.m. More...

News

Lawmaker proposes spending $4.3 billion of special fund

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) The chairman of the Texas House budget committee filed a bill late Monday proposing to spend $4.3 billion from the state's Rainy Day Fund to make up for the current budget deficit, a move many conservatives oppose.  More...

Texas begins rebuilding project in private

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas coach Mack Brown is keeping his rebuilding project private for now.  The Longhorns began spring practice Thursday with five new assistant coaches after last season's disastrous 5- 7 finish. More...

West Texas wildfires burn 58 homes, cause 1 death

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Wildfires sweeping across West Texas destroyed 58 homes, forced evacuations and closed an interstate after heavy smoke caused an accident that killed a 5- year- old girl Sunday.  The fires blackened almost 88,000 acres and More...

County Lifestyles

Gateway RV park has plenty of activities, low rates, camaraderie

The Rio Grande Valley is the home of dozens of recreational vehicle parks, but not all are the same.  Some are preferred by the seasonal visitors from the Midwest and other regions of the United States and Canada because they are close to the wa More...

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$500.00 PRESENTED TO FOOD PANTRY on behalf of the Ladies Quilting group, Sue Fintel of Deshler NE presented a $500 donation to Carol Garrison for the Willacy County Food Pantry. More...

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BBQ, FAJITA & CHILI COOKOFF was held on Feb. 19 at the Pelican’s Pub in Port Mansfield where $3,376 was raised for the Willacy County Child Welfare Board. More...

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CAUSE NO. 2011-PRB-0001 ESTATE OF CHESTER HAROLD LEMMONS, DECEASED

IN THE COUNTY COURT AT LAW OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS

NOTICE OF ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF CHESTER HAROLD LEMMONS   More...

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DEER POPULATION is way up in Port Mansfield but the number of residents is way down according to figures issued by the 2010 Census. More...

More candidates file for May elections

More candidates have filed to run for office as the deadline to be on the May 14 ballot is about two weeks from today.  Mayor Orlando A. More...

Man carrying BB gun nabbed across from L. C. Smith Elementary

A man was spotted with a small gun across the street from L. C. Smith Elementary on Tuesday morning and that led to a lockdown of the school, authorities said.  The suspicious looking person was reportedly seen about 11:18 a.m. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Sheriff’s Day at the Capitol - Heck of a way to spend your anniversary

We told you last week that we would be traveling to Austin for a day of meetings and then the following day would be our annual “Sheriff Day at the Capitol.” What I didn’t mention was that I would be leaving on the day of our annive More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

Cotton futures prices collapsed this past week as turmoil in North Africa and the Middle East, coupled with a spike in oil prices, sent hedge funds and speculators scrambling to exit their positions. More...

Clinton: Too much ethanol could lead to food riots

WASHINGTON ( AP) - Former President Bill Clinton on Thursday warned farmers that using too much corn for ethanol fuel could lead to higher food prices and riots in poor countries.  More...

Emergency farm loan applications being accepted

Applications for emergency farm loans for damages and losses caused by the combined effects of excessive rain, flooding, flash flooding, and high winds associated with and in addition to Hurricane Alex, June 29, 2010 through July 31, 2010 are being a More...

Obituaries

BRIGIDA GONZALES

RAYMONDVILLE - Brigida Gonzales, 85, was peacefully called to Heaven on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at her home in Raymondville, Texas, surrounded by her beloved family.  Brigida was born March 24, 1925 in Orange Grove, Texas to Augustin Tijerin More...

ARTURO C. AGUIRRE

RAYMONDVILLE - Arturo C. Aguirre, Jr., 55, passed away Friday, February 25, 2011 at UT Southwestern Hospital in Dallas, TX. Arturo was born May 13, 1955 to Arturo Aguirre, Sr. and Lupe Castillo of Lyford. More...

MARIA CONCEPCION CANTU

RAYMONDVILLE - Maria Concepcion Cantu, 78, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Saturday, February 26, 2011 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  She was born on December 8, 1932 in Cadereyta, NL Mexico, daughter of Francisco and Inez (Sanchez) H More...

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