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Weslaco man found guilty of pot possession

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announces that on April 14, 2011, Jose Garza, 49, of Weslaco, was found guilty in the 197th District Court and sentenced to 4 years in prison for possession of marijuana. More...

Harlingen man found guilty of Felony DWI

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announces that on April 14, 2011, Jacinto Villarreal Sauceda, 62, of Harlingen, TX, was found guilty in the 197th District Court and sentenced to 5 years in prison for Felony Driving While Intox More...

Moreno sentenced for credit card abuse

The Willacy County and District Attorneyís Office announces that on April 14, 2011, Frank Moreno, 42, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty in the 197th District Court and sentenced to 16 months in a State Jail Prison for Credit Card Abuse.  More...

County Lifestyles

Ortega-Lopez

Jose and Ramona Ortega of Lyford would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ana, to Juan Lopez, of Sebastian. More...

Quiroga-Garza

Mr and Mrs. Samuel Quiroga of Lyford, TX would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Erika Rae Quiroga to Raul Garza. Raul is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

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LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB HOLDS SILENT AUCTION - A silent auction featuring “white elephants,” items donated from the members’ homes, was held recently by the Lyford Women’s C More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 17 - Arrested: Jorge Elizondo, failure to identify, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, assault by contact (FV), assault by threat (FV), violation of protective order by assault, 300 blk W. More...

Willacy County Crime Stoppers Inc.

In the early morning hours of April 1, 2011 unknown person(s) burglarized the Veterans of Foreign Wars (V.F.W.) Post 6719, located in Raymondville and removed 10 WWII M-1 Carbine rifles. These rifles are rifles that V.F.W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

APRIL 13 - Theft, S. Bus. More...

County judge stopped by police, admits to drinking

Willacy County John F. Gonzales Jr. More...

Lyford police chief shoots dog in the leg; owner seeks answers

A dog was shot by the Lyford police chief and the pet owner say her 12 years old son witnessed the shooting with horror.  She also said she would like to get assistance to help her pay for the veterinarian bill.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Easter Week 2011

It’s the time of year again where we celebrate Easter and all that it means to us. Hopefully, it does mean something to each of us. It’s not just the “other” time of year that you attend church. More...

Commentary: Law enforcement Coverup?

Thirty years ago this county had a judge who liked to drink. Most nights he shut down the bar at the VFW at closing time. More...

Savvy Senior Diabetes: Have you been tested lately?

Dear Savvy Senior,  What can you tell me about diabetes and how can a person know if they have it? My sister and her husband, who are ages 65 and 63 were both recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and neither had a clue. Surprised Sister  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

After breaking support on Wednesday, cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) continued their downward path Thursday as weekly export sales figures were not helpful in reversing the trend.  More...

Farmers’ market gets good turnout

Port Mansfield resident Ann Heitzenrater made a quick stop at the corner of East Hidalgo Avenue and 10th Street last week to check out the fresh produce was available there.  A few minutes later, she went home with a bag full of carrots, onions, More...

Obituaries

RUDOLPH “PITO” CANTU

HARLINGEN/ LYFORD - Rudolph “Pito” Cantu, 90, of Harlingen, TX, entered into rest Saturday, April 15, 2011 at his residence.  He was born on January 17, 1921 in Lyford, TX, son of the late Dario and Delfina Cantu, Sr.  More...

MARIA LUISA QUIROGA

RAYMONDVILLE/ SAN PERLITA - Maria Luisa Quiroga, 66, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at her residence in San Perlita, TX after a long battle with cancer. Maria Luisa was born November 29, 1944 in Brownfield, TX to Jesus Medina and Alicia Adame. More...

HAROLD W. SMITH

Harold W. Smith, 77, of Riviera, TX, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011 at a hospital in Corpus Christi, TX. He was born on July 7, 1933 to Victor William Smith and Alice Elizabeth McBryde Smith in Premont, TX. More...

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CLERK OF THE COURT: Gilbert Lozano 546 W. Hidalgo Ave. Raymondville, TX 78580  PLAINTIFF'S ATTORNEYS: MATT HADCOCK HOOVER SLOVACEK LLP 5847 San Felipe, Suite 2200 Houston, Texas 77057-3918  THE STATE OF TEXAS   More...

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