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News

Officers to work overtime during Labor Day Annual DWI crackdown

AUSTIN, TX - State officials say excuses won’t protect impaired drivers from being arrested during the annual Labor Day DWI crackdown. More...

Lyford mayor announces bid for county’s Precinct 3 seat

Lyford Mayor Henry De La Paz Jr. made a surprise comment at Monday’s meeting of the city commission.  “I want to announce that I will file to run for Willacy County Precinct 3 commissioner,” he said. More...

Lady Bulldogs hunting for another volleyball playoff berth

Entering her fifth year at the helm, Lyford Head Volleyball Coach Jennifer Martinez wants to guide her varsity team back to the postseason. More...

Farm & Ranch

New pickers put out round cotton bales similar to egg-laying chickens

The cotton modules seen for many years on fields during harvest time are slowly being replaced by round bales similar to those made by a hay baler.  And the main reason behind that is economics, a source familiar with the cotton industry said.&n More...

TDA Market Recap - August 8, 2011

AUSTIN - For the week ending August 6, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were uneven, with some locations steady to $3 higher per hundredweight and others $ 2 to $ 3 lower. More...

Girl injured trying to save 4-H sheep from fire

MISSOULA, Mont. More...

Obituaries

BENITO ALANIZ REYNA

LYFORD - Benito Alaniz Reyna, 64, passed away Friday, August 5, 2011 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX.  Benito was born in Raymondville, TX on December 18, 1946 to Abel Sr. and Carmen ( Alaniz) Reyna. More...

MARIA ISABEL VASQUEZ

CONVERSE/ RAYMONDVILLE - Maria Isabel Vasquez, 42, of Converse, TX, entered into rest on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at her home with her family by her bedside.  Maria Isabel was born on November 10, 1968 in Cerralvo NL, Mexico, to Manuel M. More...

GLORIA LEAL YBARRA

HOUSTON/LA SARA - Gloria Leal Ybarra, 45, of Houston, TX entered into rest on Wednesday, August 3, 2011.  More...

Texas oldest full-time veterinarian to celebrate 90th birthday

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County looking into grabbing a piece of the eightliners’ pie

Willacy County is looking into ways to get revenues from the lucrative eightliner casino industry.  Although all the coin operated businesses are inside the city of Raymondville, the commissioners’ court began tackling the idea of how to g More...

Editorial & Columns

Seeds From The Sower

When Mother Theresa of India saw people dying on the streets, she carried them into her home, and she cared for them until they died.  But a strange thing happened. More...

Behind the Badge

Showing true kindness to others

There’s something about showing true kindness to others, especially when you are not seeking credit for your actions. We all think we endure quite a few problems in our lives, and we do. More...

Reader wants street improvements

Dear Editor,  More...

County Lifestyles

Happy 50th Anniversary

Ken Wayne and Joyce Davis were married on August 12, 1961 in Lyford. We Love You, Jennifer, Jonathan, Nikolette, Kassidy and Lupe More...

Baby Shower

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Raymondville High School awarded the Texas Title I Priority Schools (TTIPS) Cycle 2 Grant

On August 4th, Raymondville Independent School District received notice from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) its high school campus was awarded the Texas Title I Priority Schools (TTIPS) Cycle 2 grant. More...

Crime & Courts

W. C. Sheriff’s Dept. Report

AUGUST 3 - Assault by threat. Arrested: Filiamano Cabrera, Pablo Contreras, LaSara.  AUGUST 4 - Criminal trespass. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

AUGUST 8 - Lost property, 500 blk W. Hidalgo. Theft under $50 and assault causing bodily injury, 500 blk W. Sauz. Stalking, 500 blk E. San Francisco. AUGUST 6 - Lost property, 500 blk N. 7th. Burglary of a coin operating machine, 900 blk E.Hidalgo. More...

District Clerk’s Report

Suits filed:  In the matter of marriage of Marina Villanueva Ramirez vs Rene Alvarez Ramirez and ITIO; child - divorce.  Frost National Bank vs Lisa Perez - debt.  The State of Texas vs 2000 Ford Expedition, TXLP: BT6S536, VIN #1FMRU17 More...

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