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Lyford city meeting turns into free for all shouting match

A shouting match between Lyford Mayor Henry De La Paz Jr. More...

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U.S. increases inspection posts at key border bridge

LAREDO, Texas ( AP) - Federal authorities on Friday opened seven new inspection booths for commercial traffic heading north to the U.S. More...

Sheriff’s office investigates prisoner death at WCRDF

An investigation into the death of a Sebastian man is now in the hands of the Willacy County Sheriff’s Office, but it appeared that no foul play was involved, authorities said.  Sheriff Larry Spence said 29-year-old Hilario Loredo apparent More...

All Star Motors offers late model vehicles in downtown Raymondville

Are you in the shopping mood for a dependable and not so pricey used vehicle?  All Star Motors might have the answer for you.  The newest business on Hidalgo Avenue has a variety of cars and pickup trucks at prices starting at less than $10 More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

For a second day, cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) settled under strong pressure Thursday following weakness in outside commodity markets. More...

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REGIONAL OFFICE MANAGER WITH THE TEXAS STATE SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION BOARD - Andy Garza (Center), Regional Office Manager with the Texas State Soil & Water Conservation Board retired after More...

Drought descends on Texas, surrounding states

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas and parts of several surrounding states are suffering through a drought nearly as punishing as some of the world’s driest deserts, with much of the nation focused on a spring marked by historic floods and deadly torn More...

Obituaries

MARIO MONCEVAIS, SR.

RAYMONDVILLE - Mario Moncevais, Sr., 61, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Harlingen Medical Center. Mario was born September 4, 1949 in Raymondville, TX to Jose Luis Moncevais and Huga Gomez Salazar.  More...

DOROTHY HARDING PARR

CORINTH, TX/RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Dorothy Jean Harding Parr, age 85, passed away on Monday, May 2, 2011, at her home in Corinth, TX, surrounded by her husband of 64 years, her four daughters and one of her granddaughters. More...

MARTIN SILVA, III

RAYMONDVILLE - Martin Silva, III, 26, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2011 in Lasara, TX. Martin was born September 24, 1984 in Raymondville, TX to Martin Jr. and Catarina (Garcia) Silva. More...

Homemade fire bomb hits Esquivel bail bonds building

A small Molotov-cocktail type of device was thrown into Esquivel Bail Bonds causing little damage to the building and an investigation is being conducted, police said.  The incident happened sometime around 8 p. m. More...

Lasara man dies in car accident

A 26-year-old Lasara man died when he was ejected from a vehicle he was driving and authories believe alcohol was involved when the accident took place..  The accident happened at about 4:45 a.m. Saturday at Sixth Street west of Lasara.  More...

Barnhart sentenced to 30 days

Former Willacy County Judge Eliseo “Cheyo” Barnhart was sentenced to 30 days in jail for a 2008 aggravated felony conviction in connection with a 2006 sexual-related scandal.  He is in the Coastal Bend Detention Center in Robstown an More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Yes, They Do.. They Do That!

I want to talk about several groups of people this week, all of whom we celebrate this month of May. Going back to last Sunday I want to mention a final word about Mothers. More...

Seeds From the Sower

A soap manufacturer made his first million, and a reporter asked, "To what do you attribute your success?"  " To clean living," he answered. More...

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TEAM RECKLESS - 2011 MID-SEASON CHAMPS in the Sebastian Pinto Division. More...

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THE LADY PUNISHERS from Sebastian Pony Express, Pinto Division, won 1st place in the Mid-Season tournament held during the week of May 2-7, 2011 in Sebastian. More...

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THE 2011 RHS SCHOLARS BANQUET was held on Monday, May 9, at Nell’s Event Center where Amanda L. More...

Legals

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CITATION BY PUBLICATION

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 NOTICE TO DEFENDANTS: "You have been sued. More...

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