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BOO! Should teens be allowed to trick-or-treat?

NEW YORK (AP) - Patti Woods-LaVoie loves Halloween and all things candy, but she has a hard and fast rule when it comes to teens and trick-or-treating.  Show up at her door in Trumbull, Conn., with a costume - and she means something more than a More...

Texas Tech fan arrested for streaking on field

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A Texas Tech football fan has been arrested for running onto the field and removing his clothes during the fourth quarter of Saturday's stunning win over No. More...

South Texas man asks victim’s son for forgiveness

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A South Texas man sentenced to 60 years in prison after being convicted of murder asked the victim's son for forgiveness while being escorted out of the courtroom.  Sergio Gomez was sentenced Thursday in the shooting death More...

County Lifestyles

WILLACY COUNTY ART LEAGUE

WILLACY COUNTY ART LEAGUE recently held a 5-day portrait workshop taught by Paul M. Pritchett of Mission. Paul is a professional photo-realism painter who teaches classes in McAllen. More...

JOIN US

JOIN US, rain or shine, on Saturday, October 20, 2012 in Port Mansfield, Texas for the 4th Annual “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” and Port Mansfield Market Day, to be held at the Chamber of Commerce Pavilion, 101 East Port Dr. More...

MEETINGS

Reminder: Bearkat Band Booster Meeting   There will be a Bearkat Band Booster meeting today, Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m. in the band hall, all band parents encouraged to attend. Please use the front entrance to the high school. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 15- Incident, dog bite, 100 blk FM 3168.  Assault causing bodily injury (FV), 700 blk W. Tampico.  Incident - threats, 300 blk W. Durham.  OCTOBER 13- Theft, over $50, under $500, 400 blk W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

OCTOBER 10 - Burglary of a habitation, FM 490 and FM 1015, LaSara.  Execution of warrant/tampering with government records, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail. Arrested: Teresa V. More...

Legals

Notice of Public Meeting to Discuss South Texas ISD’s State Financial Accountability Rating

South Texas ISD will hold a public meeting at 7:00 p.m., on October 23, 2012 at the South Texas Academy for Medical Professions, 151 S. Helen Moore Road in San Benito, Texas. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY OF SAN PERLITA TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM   More...

Advertisement for Bids

City of Lyford, Texas  Owner 13550 Main Avenue  Address Lyford Texas 78569  City, ST, Zip  Separate sealed Bids for the construction of the following Water System Improvements Projects,   More...

County could become the fresh chicken egg capitol of RGV

After tasting retirement for a while, John Bowerman and his wife Doris decided to do something with their lives.  “I was going crazy doing nothing,” said the 67-year-old man while checking his flocks of chickens, roosters and chicks More...

Early voting for November 6 general election starts Monday

Early voting for the November 6 general election starts Monday, Oct. 22 and will end Friday, Nov. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Can you spare just one minute each night to pray for our country?

It does not matter what political party you do or do not belong to, this is for all believers in God and in our country. As far as we can recollect this will be one of the scariest elections those of us who call ourselves Christians have ever faced. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Recycling is community effort, reader says

Dear Editor,  More...

Farm & Ranch

TDA Market Recap - October 15, 2012

AUSTIN - For the week ending Oct. 13, 2012. feeder cattle prices reported by Texas auctions were mostly steady to $5 higher per hundredweight (cwt) compared to a week ago, with a few as much as $10 higher and some to $5 lower. More...

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association October 11, 2012

USDA’s October supply and demand reports released this morning contained few, if any surprises for the cotton trade. Perhaps the only exception may have been the estimate for the Texas crop which was left unchanged at 6.10 million bales.  More...

Obituaries

ENRIQUE DURON

ARLINGTON, TX - Enrique Duron, 57, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2012 in Fort Worth, TX. He was born in Raymondville, TX on July 5, 1955 to Antonio Duron, Sr. and Diria Colchado Duron. More...

SUSANA ESTELLA VILLARREAL

LYFORD - Susana Estella Villarreal, 62, entered into eternal rest on October 15, 2012 in Houston, TX at Kindred Hospital. Susana was born on March 4, 1950 in Edcouch, TX to Salvador and Antonia (Cavazos) Gonzales, Sr.  More...

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