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Lyford resident seeks answers on new animal ordinance

Lyford resident Juan Figueroa is fuming about the city’s new animal ordinance.  He said the city is singling him out after he was told he will not get a permit to keep chickens.  More...

News

Kate Hudson has a full fashion life, including PJs

NEW YORK (AP) - Despite having a closet that most women would envy, Kate Hudson likes staying in her PJs for as long as she can into the day.  More...

High schools' sports teams begin practices on Monday

PHYSICALS  More...

Thieves target tractor radiators

HOLTON, Kan. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association July 26, 2012

In a matter of a few minutes, a three-day losing streak came to an exciting end on Thursday as cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) rallied more than 100 points. More...

USDA offers more flexibility for CRP Emergency grazing and haying

229 TEXAS COUNTIES MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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

COTTON TIME!!

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Obituaries

MILDRED SCARBOROUGH

HARLINGEN/RAYMONDVILLE -Mildred Scarborough, 89, longtime resident of Harlingen, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 27, 2012. More...

ANTHONY LEE “A.L.” NOYOLA

Anthony Lee “A.L.” Noyola, age 64, a resident of Riviera, TX, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at his residence. He was born June 5, 1948 in Harlingen to Oscar Jose Noyola and Elva Turner Noyola. More...

MARGARITO RODRIGUEZ

Margarito Rodriguez was born on December 21, 1948 in Albion, Michigan to Ubaldo and Paulina Quilantan Rodriguez. On September 1, 1984, he married June Marie Thies in Houston, TX. Margarito served his country in the U.S. More...

Legals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR MANAGEMENT SERVICES

PUBLIC NOTICE  The County of Willacy has recently received a Contract award from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) under the Amy Young Barrier Removal Program. More...

WILLACY COUNTY TCDP # 710741 DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS CLOSE OUT PUBLIC HEARING

Willacy County will hold a close out public hearing on Monday August 6, 2012 at 5:15 P.M. at the Willacy County Commissioners Court Room located at 576 West Main Street, Raymondville, Texas 78580. More...

City of Raymondville

TDA #711391  Construction Advertisement and Invitation for Bids   More...

Nieto and Garza win constable races

Martin Nieto Jr. More...

Cotton crop producing good yields, quality

Harvesting the 2012 cotton crop is now in its second week, and it’s producing a betterthan expected yield and a topof the-line quality.  The nations’ first cotton crop is picked in Willacy County because of its topography, so the fir More...

Editorial & Columns

Back from Dallas - conference update

The 134th Annual Sheriffs Training Conference is now history. It was another successful conference as we thought it would be, hosted by Sheriff Lupe Valdez, and her staff of Dallas County employees. More...

County Lifestyles

Whitworth-Gouge

Mr. and Mrs. More...

SEBASTIAN LADY PUNISHERS TAKE 2ND PLACE OUT OF 25 TEAMS

SEBASTIAN LADY PUNISHERS TAKE 2ND PLACE OUT OF 25 TEAMS AT THE PONY NATIONAL TOURNAMENT THIS WEEK. Tournament was held in Mandeville, Louisiana from July 25-July 28. More...

CONGRATULATIONS TO HAILEY PENA

CONGRATULATIONS TO HAILEY PENA from the Sebastian Lady Punishers for taking 2nd place at the PONY National Tournament in Mandeville, Louisiana on July 28th, 2012. More...

Crime & Courts

Brownsville woman sentenced to 10 years in prison for cocaine smuggling

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Numma Angelica Coronado, 24, of Brownsville, TX, was sentenced to 10 years in prison by 197th Judicial District Judge Migdalia Lopez for possessing cocaine.  More...

Willacy County Sheriff Blotter

JULY 25 - Criminal mischief, CR 360 and FM 1762, San Perlita. Animal call, 7th and Seminole, San Perlita. Theft, E. Port Dr., Port Mansfield. Execution of warrant/money laundering. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 28 - Incident, mutual assault, 400 blk S. 1st. JULY 27 - Assault causing bodily injury, 600 blk E. Gem. Forgery, Raymondville. Incident, child welfare, 400 blk N. More...

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