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Sebastian man dies in motorcycle accident

A 38-year-old Sebastian died in a motorcycle accident as he was going south on Business 77 at an unsafe speed in a 45 miles per hour zone, authorities said.  More...

News

KAUFMAN COUNTY TORNADO DAMAGE

KAUFMAN COUNTY TORNADO DAMAGE - 20-30 homes located in Diamond Creek Subdivision in Forney, TX suffered major tornado damage on April 3. More...

Harlingen men sentenced for burglary

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Kelly Bearden, 51, of Harlingen, Texas and Allen Keith Garrett, 41, also of Harlingen, Texas, were both convicted of burglary of a building. More...

San Antonio police fatally shoot man with machete

SAN ANTONIO (AP) A domestic disturbance call in South Texas has led to police fatally shooting a man who refused to drop a machete.  San Antonio police say no officers were injured in the confrontation early Wednesday.  The officer who open More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association April 5, 2012 Selling pressure sent cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) more than 300 points lower this week as key front months fell below support levels and slid More...

Area crops already getting thirsty

Although some crops for the farming cycle are looking good at this moment, don’t judge the thousands of acres planted with grain sorghum and cotton for how healthy they appear.  Parts of Willacy County received three-quarters or more inche More...

TDA Market Recap April 9, 2012

AUSTIN - For the week ending April 7, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions covered by USDA Market News were mostly steady to $4 lower per hundredweight (cwt), though one location reported 600-700 pound steers $2-$3 higher. More...

Obituaries

ENRIQUE T. RODRIGUEZ

SEBASTIAN, TX - Enrique T. Rodriguez, 79, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 1, 2012 surrounded by his loving family members at Solara Hospital in Harlingen. More...

JOSE ALFREDO RODRIGUEZ

SEBASTIAN - Jose Alfredo Rodriguez, Sr., 38, of Sebastian, TX, entered into rest Saturday, April 7, 2012 in Sebastian, Texas.  He was born January 29, 1974 in Lamesa, TX, son of Melecio V. and Maria F. More...

ROBERT S. “BOBBY” BRANDT

RAYMONDVILLE - Robert S. More...

Horses, dogs, chickens and trash dominate Lyford meeting

Keeping horses inside city limits, getting rid of vicious dogs, having too many chickens and keeping the town clean were the topics du jour at Monday’s meeting of the Lyford City Commission.  More...

County commissioners will consider hiring three law firms

An action to request exemption from competitive bidding requirements under the Local Government Code for the provision of legal services regarding litigation will be discussed by the Willacy County Commissioners’ Court at a meeting this week.&n More...

Editorial & Columns

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

For several years now I have been part of an organization called "Fight Crime: Invest in Kids. We spend our time writing letters to our Congressmen and Senators in support of funding for programs that deal with juveniles.  More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

Willie came home with two black eyes. "Fighting again," sighed his mother. "Didn't I tell you to count to one hundred before you fought?"  "Yes, ma'am," he said. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

George Washington Carver made more than three hundred products from the peanut.  " When I was young," he said, "I prayed, 'God, tell me the mystery of the universe." But God answered, " That knowledge is reserved for Me alone."  Then Carver More...

County Lifestyles

San Perlita School News

AROUND CAMPUS  More...

Andera Renee Chavez “Nay Nay” Better than most

Gary Koch, one of the biggest sportscasters on television sports once said about perhaps the most recognized athlete in the world, "He is better than most" I can echo the same sentiments about Lyford's high school senior, softball player, Andrea Rene More...

COOKING FOR A CAUSE

COOKING FOR A CAUSE at the Albert Tijerina Scholarship Fundraiser held Thursday at the Raymondville High School stadium. More...

Crime & Courts

Willacy County Sherriff's Dept. Report

APRIL 4- Burglary of a habitation, 6th St., LaSara.  Civil matter, FM 2845 and CR 1300, Sebastian.  Abuse of official capacity, 100 blk W. More...

Legals

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City of Raymondville 142 S. 7th Street Raymondville, Texas 78580

The City of Raymondville is requesting sealed bids for the construction of the Cemetery Expansion (Phase I)   More...

NOTICE OF HEARING

The Board of Directors of Delta Lake Irrigation District will conduct a hearing on April 18, 2012, at 9:00 a.m., (or if this date and time is not a meeting date and time of a meeting of the Board of Directors of the District, then the hearing will be More...

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