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LASARA LADY LIONS for received 32-A Volleyball All District awards. More...

Lubbock bank robber gets more than 42 years

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A gunman who robbed a West Texas bank must serve more than 42 years in prison.  A federal judge on Thursday sentenced 35-yearold Graciano Pina Quezada over the February holdup of a Wells Fargo branch in Lubbock.  More...

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TRAILER HOUSE burned to the ground after the flames from burning trash inside a barrel reached the abandoned trailer parked behind Flores Auto Shop at Business 77 and Circle Drive in Lyford. More...

County Lifestyles

Frausto-Bernal united in marriage

Alicia and Eric Bernal are pleased to announce their marriage on October 8, 2011. The ceremony was held at St. Edwards Church in Spring, TX. More...

ARACELEY G. PEREZ

ARACELEY G. PEREZ graduated with honors, Magna Cum Laude, from The University of Texas- Pan American, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. More...

PFC JOSE RICARDO RIVERA

graduated on Dec. 6 from AIT in Fort Lee, Virginia as a Field Truck Mechanic. He will be stationed at Fort Hood in Texas as of Dec. 28.  He is the son of Lucila Vasquez and a Raymondville High School graduate, Class of 2011.   More...

Crime & Courts

Learn from the past, look forward to the future

This week we take time to look back on 2011 briefly and give thanks for the good times, the blessings, relationships, and even the not so good times. More...

Arizona will try to prevent dust storm crashes on Interstate 10

TUCSON, Ariz. More...

San Antonio man pulls gun, chases wrong guy, says he’s sorry

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Texas man apologized after pulling a gun on another guy and chasing him 10 miles into a police station believing it was the man who tried to rob him during a drug deal.  The San Antonio Express- News reports Saturday the arm More...

County judge claims man made terroristic threat against him

Willacy County Judge John F. Gonzales Jr. claims that a self appointed government watchdog made a terroristic threat against him and that he will apply the full extent of the law “ to see if they will indict” the individual.  More...

Winter Texans season under way boosting local economy

A stroll around town clearly tells that this year’s Winter Texan season is getting busier.  Golf cart after golf cart driven by the mostly grayhaired visitors can be seen on any given day at the Raymondville Golf Course.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Relations between County Judge and information seeker going from bad to worse...

Roger Young is a former resident of Sebastian who now lives in Harlingen. More...

Farm & Ranch

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association December 22, 2011

The cotton market traded sluggishly this week, firmly locked into holiday mode ahead of Christmas and New Year closings. More...

STATE CAPITOL HIGHLIGHTS

Revenue estimate shows budget surplus on horizon

AUSTIN - Texas Comptroller Susan Combs on Dec. 12 presented Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and House Speaker Joe Straus with the annual estimate of state revenues.  More...

Willacy County Farm Service Agency announces county committee election results

Willacy County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Anastacio Cavazos, Jr. More...

Obituaries

RODOLFO MALDONADO AMBRIZ, SR.

Rodolfo Maldonado Ambriz, Sr., 61, entered peacefully into eternal rest on December 27, 2011, at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen. Rodolfo was born November 22, 1950 in Lubbock, TX to Atanacia Maldonado. More...

DAVID GONZALEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - David Gonzalez, 57, of Raymondville entered peacefully into eternal rest on December 13, 2011 at Harlingen Medical Center. David was born August 17, 1954 in Raymondville to Estanislado Gonzalez and Maria Cedillo. More...

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