September 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lyford resident to keep his horse at home

Now that the city of Lyford has a revised animal control ordinance, the first resident stood before the commission asking for a waiver to keep a horse on his property.  George Banda, who owns a black pony named Thunder, got his wish to keep the More...

News

WORLD'S BIGGEST TEXAS FLAG

WORLD’S BIGGEST TEXAS FLAG- 150 ft. x 200 ft. is displayed before the first game against Wyoming on September 1. More...

HOOK'EM HORNS

HOOK ‘EM HORNS - The Texas Longhorns started their football season with a bang by beating The Wyoming Cowboys 37 to 17 on Saturday, Sept. More...

Bearkats will try to get first win, Friday, at Port Isabel

The Bearkats varsity football team continued playing hot and cold while loosing to Orange Grove 28-14 on Friday.  Scoring for Raymondville High School were Rollie Muniz (11-yard run) and Jesse Valladares (15-yard run).  More...

County Lifestyles

MODELS POSE ON THE STREETS OF PARIS

MODELS POSE ON THE STREETS OF PARIS during Fashion’s Night Out where fashion shops open their doors at night to encourage consumers to support the fashion industry. More...

Which apple, which recipe? Our primer explains all

No fruit says fall like apples. Baked into pies, pureed into sauces, sauteed with meats and stews both savory and sweet, it is one of our most comforting and versatile fruits. But which apple to use for what?  More...

Special service at United Pentecostal

The United Pentecostal Church of Raymondville would like to invite our community to a time of Spirit filled worship and ministry by The Rev. T. L. Smith from Kinder, LA. More...

Crime & Courts

Delgado gets 3 year prison sentence for home burglary

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Hilario Delgado, 25, of Raymondville, was found guilty by the 197th Judicial District Judge Migdalia Lopez for burglary of a habitation and possession of a controlled substa More...

Georgia woman sentenced 2 years in prison for cocaine possession

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Angelica Maria Escobar, 32, of Riverdale, Georgia, was found guilty for possession of cocaine in the 197th District Court by Judge Migdalia Lopez. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 10- Theft, over $50, under $500, 300 blk N. 6th. Theft, amount undetermined, 14000 blk FM 490. SEPTEMBER 9- Assault by contact, 10th and Hidalgo. Arrested: Valerie  More...

County hires Velasquez over objections of Judge

Willacy County’s contract with Sally Velasquez is not to lobby in Austin as she did once, but to help promote the area as an ecotourism destination and to bring in revenue.  The commissioners’ court voted last month to hire Velasquez More...

City workers to get raises

The Raymondville City Commission held a workshop about the proposed 2012-13, $9 million plus budget under two scenarios.  One scenario calls for a proposed 2.5 percent salary increase for the city’s 70 plus employees.  Theotherhasa5pe More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Taking Time to Remember 9-11

In the early morning hours of September 11, 2001 events took place that will forever be etched in our memory. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

When Wilhelmina became queen of the Netherlands, she was only ten years old. More...

Farm & Ranch

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association September 6, 2012

A bullish stock market that traded up to the highest level in four years enabled cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange to reverse course from two days of losses Thursday. Outside commodity futures also provided some support. More...

TDA Market Recap September 11, 2012

AUSTIN - (Sept. 11, 2012) For the week ending Sept. More...

Crime rampant on the border? Depends who’s talking

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A difference of opinion is forming over the problem of crime along the Texas border near Mexico.  More...

Obituaries

WILLIAM JOHN “BILLY” THOMAS

William John “Billy” Thomas, 82, passed away Friday, September 7, 2012 surrounded by his family at Valley Baptist Medical Center. Billy was born in Brownsville, Texas on August 26, 1930. More...

AUDRA IRIS CAST

HARLINGEN/RAYMONDVILLE - Audra Iris Cast, 90, of La Feria, TX, entered into rest Friday, September 7, 2012 in Casa Grace Assisted Living Home in La Feria.  She was born on December 14, 1921 in Fortin, OK, daughter of James Franklin and Dora (Hol More...

MANUEL REYES CRUZ, JR.

SAN PERLITA, TX - Manuel Reyes Cruz, Jr., 87, of San Perlita, TX, entered into rest Friday, September 7, 2012 surrounded by his family at home.  He was born on April 19, 1925 in Aswell, TX, son of Manuel and Felipa (Reyes) Cruz, Sr.  More...

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held Monday, September 24, 2012, at 5:05 PM, in the above City, at the Raymondville Rural Technology Center, located at 700 FM 3168, Raymondville, Texas 78580, by the Planning and Zoning More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The District Judge of Willacy County, Texas will hold a Public Hearing in accordance with Section 152.905, Local Government Code, V.T.C.A. More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING on the 2012-2013 Willacy County Budget

The Willacy County Commissioners’ Court will hold a public hearing on the 2012-2013 Budget on September 27, 2012 at 10:00 am Commissioners’ Courtroom 576 West Main Street, Raymondville, Texas 78580   More...

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