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May 30, 2012 AROUND CAMPUS

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Salgado sentenced for Superette robbery

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announces today that, Manuel Salgado, 20, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty in the 197th District Court and sentenced to 2 years in prison for the robbery of Lyford Superette.  More...

Mendoza sentenced to 2 years prison for felony DWI

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Pablo Mendoza, Jr., 49, of Raymondville, was sentenced to 2 years in prison for Felony Driving While Intoxicated. More...

County Lifestyles

Lyford Band hosts 1st Lyford Pageant

On April 21, 2012, the Lyford Band hosted the very first Miss Lyford CISD Pageant. The event was held at the Lyford Cafetorium and featured 17 of the most beautiful and confident young ladies that Lyford CISD is proud to have as students.  More...

THREE WILLACY COUNTY GIRLS PLAYED IN THE ALL-STAR SHOWCASE

THREE WILLACY COUNTY GIRLS PLAYED IN THE ALL-STAR SHOWCASE, presented by the Rio Grande Valley Soccer Coaches on May 3rd. More...

ADRIAN VASQUEZ

ADRIAN VASQUEZ, son of Alberto and Silvia Vasquez. Student at Lasara ISD perfect attendance from Kindergarten-8th grade. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff's Report

Larry G. Spence, Sheriff

MAY 23 - Disturbance, Willacy County Housing Authority.  Civil matter, CR 200 and FM 1761, Raymondville.  MAY 24 - Unauthorized use of motor vehicle, Port Mansfield Pier.  Dog, N. More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

MAY 27- Counterfeit bill, 400 blk E. Hidalgo.  Assault causing bodily injury, Durham and 11th.  Arrested: Ricardo Contreras, theft, over $50, under $500, resisting arrest, 200 blk E. Raymond.  MAY 26- Theft, 200 blk E. More...

294 Seniors to Graduation Friday night

Some 294 seniors from throughout Willacy County will get a diploma this week, bringing to an end the four years they spent in high school.  The Raymondville Independent School District, the largest such entity in the county, will graduate 135 se More...

High winds limit offshore fishing at Port Mansfield

Fewer anglers dropped their lines in the waters of the Laguna Madre during the annual Young Farmers Fishing Tournament.  About 240 fishing enthusiasts participated in the 24- hour event that ended at 6 p.m. More...

Editorial & Columns

Memorial Day Update/Law Enforcement Anniversary

The veterans and auxilliary units of both the VFW and the American Legion local posts took part in a local Memorial Day Observance Monday morning. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association May 24, 2012

Cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange ( ICE) continued into a third consecutive week of declines before moving to the upside late in the week. More...

Texas farmers use business wiles to weather drought

ELKHART, Texas (AP) - Linda Galayda hauled water and flagged down truck drivers to ask about their hay. She sold calves and young cows and made her son leave their East Texas family ranch for a job in San Antonio.  More...

Obituaries

ALBERT JEREMIAH “JERRY” JACOBS

Albert Jeremiah “Jerry” Jacobs, 87, passed away Monday May 21, 2012. He was born December 24, 1924 in Beaver County, Oklahoma to Albert Leroy Jacobs and Viola Adams Jacobs. More...

MARIA IRMA GARZA

SEBASTIAN - Maria Irma Garza went home to be with the Lord on May 23, 2012 with her family at her side at Valley Baptist Medical Center after a sudden illness. More...

ANGELINE P. SIMEK

LYFORD - Angeline P. Simek, resident of Willacy County for over 65 years found her final peace on May 19, 2012.  Angeline was born on a farm in Weir, Texas on April 20, 1919, daughter of Thomas and Rozalie (Zicha) Kajs.  More...

Legals

Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain/Wetland

To: All interested Agencies including the Texas Department of Agriculture, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, FEMA, and Groups and Individuals   More...

Public Meeting Notice

The Texas Department of Transportation, Transit Advisory Panel (TAP) will hold a meeting to identify public transportation needs for the FY 2013 Section 5310 Program. More...

NOTICE OF VACANCY

The Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC) is advertising for the following position:  GIS Specialist/Planner I (Temporary Full - Time position)  LOCATION: LRGVDC - 301 W. Railroad Street SALARY: $28,000-$50,000   More...

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