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Bulldogs lose playoff bid against Tarpons 40-20

The Bulldogs varsity football team lost its playoff bid and saw its season end after coming up short against Port Isabel 40-20 during its Class 3A Division II playoff last Friday.  James Cruz scored Lyford High School’s first TD through an More...

Bearkats advance to area round after 52-36 bi-district win over La Feria

Raymondville High School’s varsity football season continues when the Bearkats face Orange Grove in an area round playoff to be held at 12 p.m. at Javelina Stadium (Kingsville) on Saturday.  More...

Daniel Day-Lewis heeded inner ear to find Lincoln’s voice

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A towering figure such as Abraham Lincoln, who stood 6 feet 4 and was one of history’s master orators, must have had a booming voice to match, right? Not in Daniel Day- Lewis’ interpretation.  More...

County Lifestyles

Hernandez-Coy

Jesus and Alicia Hernandez of San Benito are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Katherine Hernandez, to Juan Antonio Coy, Jr., both of Raymondville.  The prospective groom is the son of Juan Antonio Sr. More...

Krenek-Stenseng

Steve and Melanie Krenek of Lyford are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Krystal Lynn, to Tyler Philip Stenseng, son of Win and Susan Stenseng of Harlingen. More...

Meringue creates a lighter take on holiday cookies

Even if you avoid baking all year long, there’s a very good chance the allure of the holidays will seduce you into having a go at a batch of cookies.  More...

Crime & Courts

Game Warden impersonator sentenced to 10 years probation and 60 days in jail

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Antonio Guerra, Jr., 22, of Harlingen, Texas, was found guilty of 3 counts of impersonating a public servant. More...

Brownsville man sentenced to 2 years prison for marijuana smuggling

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that William Robert Smith, 21, of Brownsville, Texas, was found guilty of possession of marijuana. The defendant was sentenced to 2 years in prison. More...

Meth possession brings 8 year prison sentence for Brownsville man

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Alberto De Leon, 19, of Brownsville, Texas, was found guilty of possession of methamphetamine. The defendant was sentenced to 8 years in prison. More...

City picks First Community Bank to handle its money

First Community Bank, a San Benitobased financial institution that recently expanded to Raymondville, was selected as the city’s bank.  The board of commissioners voted during a special meeiting Tuesday to award a bid to FCB to handle an e More...

Thanksgiving Feast enjoyed by hundreds of area residents

Hundreds of people participated in the Willacy County Thanksgiving Feast last Thursday.  Residents from throughout Willacy County, scores of volunteers and church parishioners were treated to the traditional turkey meal with all the trimmings.&n More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Thanksgiving traditions from the olden days at home in Indiana

Thanksgiving has always been the time for families to get together, in my family anyway. Other than the old family reunions that everybody used to have during the summer months, Thanksgiving seemed to always draw the biggest crowd. More...

OPINION:

Pipelines and Pipe Dreams: The Peril of our National Energy Policy

The election is behind us, but Americans remain uneasy about our national safety and economic future. They should.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 17, 2012

The week ended Nov. 17 proved to be an interesting week for the cotton market. Friday began with the release of USDA’s supply/demand report that as expected continued to crank down on world consumption. More...

A little Turkey Day thanks

Every year on Thanksgiving, my aunt makes all of my cousins and I hold hands in the kitchen and take turns saying what we’re thankful for. I’ll never forget the first year she made us do it. More...

TDA Market Recap -November 19, 2012

AUSTIN - For the week ending Nov. 17, 2012, feeder cattle price trends reported by Texas auctions ranged from $5 higher to $6 lower per hundredweight (cwt) with the largest discounts on lightweight, unweaned calves. More...

Obituaries

JUAN (JOHNNY) JOSE CHAVEZ

RAYMONDVILLE/DETROIT, MI - Juan (Johnny) Jose Chavez, 67, entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 8, 2012 in Detroit, MI. More...

ADELAIDA V. MORADO

LYFORD - Adelaida V. Morado, 82, entered into eternal rest on November 17, 2012 at Retama Nursing Center Harlingen, TX. Adelaida was born on June 22, 1930 in Santa Monica, TX to Pablo and Manuela Ramos Vela.  More...

SANTOS RODRIGUEZ CHAVEZ

RAYMONDVILLE -Santos Rodriguez Chavez, 71, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Tuesday, November 13, 2012 in Valley Baptist Medical Center, surrounded by her family.  She was born on April 27, 1941 in Edinburg, TX, daughter of Alfonso and Dol More...

Legals

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that Successor Letters Testamentary for the Estate of LOUIS M. SIMEK, Deceased, were issued on November 19, 2012, under Docket Number No. More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters of Adminstration for the Estate of CRESCENCIO RAMIREZ, Deceased, were issued on November 19, 2012, under Docket Number No.2012- PRB-00, pending in the County Court of Willacy Count More...

City of Raymondville, Texas Notice of Job Opportunity

The City of Raymondville is now accepting applications for the position of Water Clerk/Secretary. Applicant must have a high school diploma or a GED equivalent. More...

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