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8 bodies found dumped in mangrove swamp in Veracruz

VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) - Mexican authorities have found eight dead people in a mangrove swamp of a Gulf coast state that has seen a recent surge in the large-scale dumping of bodies during an outbreak of violence among rival drug cartels. More...

6 gunmen die in shootout with rivals in Mexico

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - Authorities say gunmen have fired hundreds of bullets during a clash in the streets of Ciudad Juarez, killing six people. More...

Border police rescue man from kidnapper’s trunk

HIDALGO, Texas (AP) - Police at a South Texas border crossing rescued a man from the trunk of a car headed for Mexico. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 3, 2011

Breaking out of its weekiong pattern, cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) traded on either side of unchanged on Thursday in a pattern that increasingly widened as the day wore on.  More...

W.C. Game Warden Field Report

The Willacy officers are Robbie Robinson, Luis Sosa, Oscar Castaneda, and Jason Duke.  More...

Texas drought may have affected monarchs migration

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Experts say the lingering Texas drought may be affecting the migration of monarch butterflies heading south for the winter.  Biologist Michael Warriner with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department says he’s seen More...

Obituaries

In Loving Memory of Lillian Guzman Cavazos

6/ 18/ 69 - 11/ 10/ 07  Leonardo Guzman  4/ 23/ 44 - 11/ 14/ 07 God has you in His keeping, we have you in our hearts. We love and miss you.   More...

Card of Thanks Teodoro Del Angel Nieto

Our heartfelt thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbors who extended comforting sympathy and help in our recent sorrow. More...

Card of Thanks Oralia Zallar

Special thanks to Gloria Perez, Leo and Sonia, Pastor Garcia at Odyssey Hospice for all their care of our mom. Thanks to Mi Tesoro Adult Day Care and Las Palmas Adult Day Care. More...

Legals

NOTICE

CAUSE NO. 2011-PRB-0018

ESTATE OF JOSE LUIS OROZCO, DECEASED  IN THE COUNTY COURT AT LAW NUMBER ONE OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS  NOTICE TO CREDITORS   More...

City keeps hoping for new police and fire station

Building a police station still is in the works even though the board of commissioners with the city of Raymondville gave their thumbs down to another project to replace the old station on West Hidalgo Avenue.  More...

Two area men arrested while attempting to burglarize house

Two men were arrested late Monday night while allegedly trying to burglarize a Sebastian house thanks to the quick action of a 62-yearold resident who confronted the two with a shotgun in hand, authorities said.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

To honor a veteran

Every year I try to come up with something different for Veterans Day, and it’s hard. This year, the wife of our Sheriffs Department Lieutenant, Rick Moreno, sent me something the Lord had given her during her prayer time. More...

Seeds From The Sower

A little boy stubbed his toes and skinned his knees. They weren't healing. Running to his mother, he asked, "Why?"  "You're picking at your sores," she answered. More...

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County Lifestyles

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RHS BAND SENIORS - Band Beau and Miss Tabatha Duran, Band Sweetheart for 2011. More...

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JR. BEARKATS (10-11 YR. OLDS) finished their season with a 7-1 record. Their first playoff game is Saturday, November 12 at Burnett Stadium against Santa Rosa. More...

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Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 7 - Arrested: 2 male juveniles, criminal trespass, theft over $50, under $500, 400 blk E. Harris.  Theft, over $ 500, under $1,500, 1000 blk W. Durham.  Hit and run, 1100 blk W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

NOVEMBER 2 - Harassment, 2nd St., San Perlita.  NOVEMBER 3 - Assault, 200 blk S. 9th St., Raymondville.  Theft, Bayshore, Port Mansfield.  Dog bite, 2nd St., Lyford.  Criminal mischief, 8th and Coast, Sebastian.  More...

District Clerk’s Report

Suits filed:  In the matter of the marriage of Marisa Ramirez and Eduardo Ramirez and in the interest of a child - divorce.  In the matter of the marriage of Simon Saldana and Aida Saldana - divorce.  More...

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