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Young woman gets 2 years for assault of police officer

The Willacy County and District Attorney's Office announced today that Julianne Cavazos, 20, of Raymondville, TX was sentenced to 2 years in prison for assault on a public servant. More...

Jail inmate leaves apology note, skips out to fish

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. More...

2 years for home burglary

The Willacy County and District Attorney's Office announced today that Joshua Lee Muniz, 20, of Raymondville, TX was sentenced to 2 years in prison for burglary of a habitation. More...

County Lifestyles

Sebastian man masters bow and arrow technique for hunting

There are no eagles in this part of the state, but here in Sebastian there is a nest.  That is Eagle’s Nest Archery, a target and hunting equipment shop owned and run by Rudy and Mary Garza.  The couple has had the business since 1985 More...

Raymondville Celebrates 4th of July

Alot of fun!   More...

Heart disease, No. 1 killer, can sneak up on women

WASHINGTON ( AP) - Heart disease can sneak up on women in ways that standard cardiac tests can miss.  It’s part of a puzzling gender gap: Women tend to have different heart attack symptoms than men. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 4 - Accident, 1200 blk N. 3rd.  Arrested: Adelario Alfaro, failure to signal right hand turn, 600 blk W. Gem.  Harassment by phone, 200 blk Texas Drive.  Arrested: Angel Contreras, possession of marijuana, under 2 oz., 800 blk W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

JUNE 29 - Theft by check, Vicenta Garza, Willacy County Sheriff’s Department Jail.  Reckless driver, U.S. 77 and Conley Rd., Raymondville.  JUNE 30 - Terroristic threat, 300 blk N. Loop St., Raymondville.  More...

Legals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) CONSTRUCTION-RELATED SERVICES

PUBLIC NOTICE   More...

NO. 2011-PRB-0014

IN THE ESTATE OF LEWIS EUGENE SPORER, DECEASED

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS NOTICE TO CREDITORS More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION CITY OF LYFORD, TEXAS

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Monday, July 18, 2011, at 6:00 p.m., at the Lyford City Hall, 13550 Main, Lyford, Texas 78569, by the Planning and Zoning Commission to consider for approval the following items: Public Hea More...

Farenthold reveals name of space company looking into South Texas

Space X, a Californiabased company that is in the business of building launching facilities for rockets and satellites, is eying South Texas as a potential site to build a new facility, a U. S. congressman said.  Blake Farenthold, U.S. Rep. More...

City celebrates July 4th with parade, food, games, fireworks

America celebrated another anniversary of this country’s independence with fireworks , food eating contest and with parades.  It was no differenent here in Raymondville as hundreds of city and Willacy County residents enjoyed the day parti More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

It’s About Time

Time is more than the shadow on a dial or the striking of a clock. Time is more than the passing of the days or the passing of seasons. It's been said that "Time is the life of the soul. When we are young, we waste a lot of time. More...

Seeds From the Sower

A Hindu mother walked down a dusty road with two sons, a healthy one and a sickly one. More...

Day by Day

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Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

June 30, 2011   With the most active months falling the 500-point daily limit, cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange ( ICE) made a quick move to the downside just as USDA’s acreage and export figures were released Thursday More...

STATE CAPITOL HIGHLIGHTS

Special session of Legislature ends with rough day

AUSTIN - The Texas Legislature accomplished much of what Gov. Rick Perry asked in the 1st called session of the 82nd Texas Legislature.  Lawmakers passed:  -- Fiscal matters bills to facilitate a balanced state budget through Aug. More...

TDA Market Recap July 5, 2011

AUSTIN - (July 5, 2011) For the week ending July 2, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly steady to $8 higher per hundredweight. Lower feed grain prices and higher fed cattle contributed to the increase. More...

Obituaries

MARY JANE SIMO GUETTLER

Mary Jane Simo Guettler, 85, beloved aunt, great-aunt, and friend, entered into the glory of her eternal life on Monday, July 4, 2011 at her residence in Brownsville, TX.  More...

MARY FRANCES WATKINS

LYFORD - A member of the Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame, in her 31 years as a Lyford High School coach of girls’ basketball, track, volleyball, softball and cross country. More...

VICTOR GARCIA

SEBASTIAN - Victor Garcia, 55, lifetime Sebastian resident passed away Monday, June 27, 2011 at his residence.  He was born in Raymondville, TX on December 8, 1955 to Margarito G. Garcia, Sr. More...

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