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News

Local burglar sentenced to 10 years in prison

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Ramiro Fonseca, 46, of Raymondville, was found guilty of burglary of a habitation. The defendant was sentenced to 10 years in prison. More...

Top Texas officials warn of power plant shortages

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The private companies that generate electricity in Texas are not building enough new capacity to meet the state's needs.  More...

With Perry away, acting governors cost Texas $32K

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) - Gov. More...

Obituaries

ORALIA LOPEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Oralia Lopez, 75, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 9, 2012 at her residence in Raymondville. More...

AMADOR V. TELLES, JR.

LYFORD, TX - Amador V. More...

THERESA FAYE REOH

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Theresa Faye Reoh, 75, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Friday, February 10, 2012 in Retama Manor Nursing Home in Raymondville.  She was born on July 25, 1936, daughter of Chester and Mattie (Hocott) Strader.  More...

County bails out Housing Authority $312,000 debt

The Commissioners’ Court dished out thousands of dollars from the Local Government Corp. More...

Lyford offers amnesty for month of March

The city of Lyford is offering a month long amnesty to people who have arrest warrants.  City commissioners voted Monday night in favor of a recommendation made by Municipal Court Judge Armin Martinez to give people a chance to a pay any pending More...

Editorial & Columns

Valentines and Expressions of Love, and a Little More

Behind the Badge

By the time the paper goes on sale this week, Valentines Day will be over and done. So I hope you and your Valentine had a great day and you let each other know how much. More...

Letters

Vandals chased deer near Port Mansfield, reader says

Dear Editor,  A few weeks ago I took my son hunting for deer in the landcut north of Port Mansfield. I was told this was legal by a game warden and my son and I looked forward to such a hunt. More...

County Lifestyles

2ND PLACE

2ND PLACE - Lyford Elementary students competed at the District UIL meet in Orange Grove. The meet was held on Saturday, February 4th with Lyford Elementary placing 2nd overall. More...

FREDDY OVIEDO

FREDDY OVIEDO of Raymondville recently participated in the 30th All American City 10k run in Edinburg. He placed 25th overall and was third in his age group. More...

Molina to fight for title shot

The biggest fight of his career is only a few days away for Lyford boxer Eric Molina. More...

Crime & Courts

WILLACY SHERIFF"S DEPT. REPORT

FEBRUARY 8 - Animal call, FM 490 and Bus. 77, Lyford.  Civil matter, 200 blk 5th St., Lasara.  Harassment, 500 blk W. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 13- Harassment by phone, 200 blk S. King.  Accident, 5th and Hidalgo.  FEBRUARY 11- Arrested: Michelle Perez, theft, under $50, 400 W. Hidalgo.  Incident: dog bite, 300 blk E. Sauz.  Incident: structure fire, 600 blk W. More...

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