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GALA PREPARATION

GALA PREPARATION Bonnie Brown, left, and Mary Ann Kiefer, show some of the more than 100 hand painted glasses and shot glasses that will be for sale at the annual Willacy County Arts League gala that More...

News

Tourists visit Southfork to remember Larry Hagman and “J.R.”

PARKER, Texas (AP) - Tourists and locals flocked to Southfork Ranch on Saturday, bringing flowers in memory of Larry Hagman, who played the villainous oil tycoon J.R. More...

TriMas to lay off about 450 workers, close Michigan plant and move to Reynosa

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. ( AP) - Manufacturer TriMas Corp. More...

Visa IT center in Austin to create nearly 800 new jobs

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Nearly 800 new jobs will be coming to Austin thanks a new global information technology center being built by Visa U.S.A. Inc.  Gov. More...

County Lifestyles

2012 Judy Marie Memorial Scholarship awarded to Jacob Edward Quilantan

Judy Marie Kochert 5th Annual Memorial Scholarship at Lyford High School was awarded to Jacob Edward Quilantan for Philosophy and Theology studies at the University of Dallas and Holy Trinity Seminary in Irving.  More...

LOUISE KING

LOUISE KING, a former resident of Raymondville and Willacy County until 2008, and retired County Extension Agent of Willacy County from 1946 until 1976, was honored Saturday, November 10, 2012, with More...

Happy 11th Birthday!

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Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 26- Theft, over $50, under $500, 200 blk E. Van Eaton.  Arrested: Ricardo Soto, possession of marijuana, under 2 oz., Hwy. 186 W./W. of CR 200.  Theft, 700 blk N. Monterrey.  More...

W.C. Sheriff's Blotter

NOVEMBER 21 - Accident, High School Blvd., Lyford.  Forgery, 100 blk N. 3rd St., Raymondville.  Criminal mischief, Co. Line Rd., Sebastian.  Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, FM 2629 and FM 2845, Raymondville.  More...

Jail roof to be repaired with highly durable PVC material

A material that is very durable, energy efficient and goes on top of an existing roof will lay on top of the leak plagued Willacy County Regional Detention Center.  On Monday, the commissioners court approved to pay up to $621,000 to the job, bu More...

Cisneros gives update on his machacado business

It has been five months since local entrepreneur Raul “Coy” Cisneros got a $120,00 grant from the Economic Development Corp. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

‘Tis The Season To Be Jolly?

Well, here we are in the last week of November and we're left wondering where the year has gone. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 23, 2012

A certain amount of volatility entered the cotton market early this week as pressure weighed on futures prices for most of Monday’s session at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). More...

Texas Farm Bureau annual meeting set Dec. 1-3

WACO, TX - The future needs of Texas agriculture will be addressed Dec. More...

TDA Market Recap November 26, 2012

AUSTIN - For the week ending Nov. 24. 2012, Texas direct feeder cattle sales were steady to weak during the light holiday week. The Oklahoma City National Stockyards were steady on a light holiday-week sales volume. More...

Obituaries

REBECCA LERMA RAMIREZ

LYFORD, TX - Rebecca Lerma Ramirez went to be with our Lord on Sunday, November 25, 2012. She spent her last days at her home in Lyford, surrounded by her immediate family.  More...

MAJOR RAUL ZAMORA, U.S. AIR FORCE (RET) 1937-2012

Major Raul Zamora, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), 75, passed away peacefully on Nov. 22, 2012 at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, after a courageous battle with Chronic Kidney Disease.  More...

JESUS C. TREVINO

RAYMONDVILLE - Jesus C. Trevino, 79, entered into eternal rest on November 21, 2012 at Guadalupe Regional Medical Center in Seguin, TX. He was born on December 28, 1933 in San Marcos, TX to Jesus and Eusebia (Cavazos) Trevino.  More...

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