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News

100 Wind turbines planned near Kingsville and Corpus Christi Naval Air Stations

PETRONILA, Texas (AP) - Navy officials and an energy business have reached a deal for as many as 100 wind turbines to be built near two South Texas military installations.  The agreement signed Tuesday involves plans for the so-called Patriot Wi More...

Teenager hopes to play baseball at Florida Tournament

The dream of playing baseball at a tournament in Florida may come true for a 16-year-old Raymondville High School freshman.  LJ Santana was recently selected to attend the Under Armour Christmas Tournament Dec. More...

ANNUAL COPS FOR TOTS

ANNUAL COPS FOR TOTS drive kicked off the month of December holiday season with a car show, a cookoff and other events. More...

County Lifestyles

Valdez-Barrera

Manuel and Eusevia Dominguez of Raymondville are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, San Juana Valdez, to Gabino Barrera, son of Juan and Sandra Barrera. More...

Make your holiday season memorable in San Antonio

What’s better than relishing in the holiday season? Doing it in San Antonio, where only the very best of the holiday is offered in the spirit of the season. More...

Texas gets short trip, faces Oregon State in Alamo

Texas will make a short postseason trip this year to face No. 15 Oregon State in the Alamo Bowl.  The Longhorns (8-4) will need only to zip down Interstate 35 to San Antonio for the Dec. 29 game. More...

Crime & Courts

District Clerk’s Report

Suits filed:   Un-Ha Kim vs Maria Raquel Sandoval, Gerardo Sandoval and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company - damages involving a motor vehicle.  Willacy County and San Perlita ISD vs Susan Armstrong, a/k/a Susan Janine Armstrong More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

DECEMBER 3- Arrested: 1 female juvenile, theft, under $50, 400 blk W. Hidalgo.  Incident - identity theft, 1000 blk S. 12th.  Terroristic threats, 1100 blk E. Hidalgo.  DECEMBER 2- Aggravated assault w/deadly weapon (FV), 500 blk N. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

NOVEMBER 28 - Public intoxication, arrested: Florencia Moreno, Industrial Dr., Raymondville.  Theft, 200 blk W. Main St., Sebastian.  Disorderly conduct, FM 506, Sebastian.  Endangering a child, 600 blk E. More...

Legals

Final Notice and Public Explanation of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain

To: All interested Agencies Federal, State, and Local, Groups and Individuals   More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: CAUSE # 2012-CV-0134-A IN THE INTEREST OF IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT Beatriz Padron Carranza VS OF Jose Luis Carranza and  More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: CAUSE # 2012-CV-0034-A IN THE INTEREST OF IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT Alexis Jimena Hernandez OF WILLACY COUNTY TEXAS   More...

Veterans Service Officer’s job in jeopardy at county meeting

The job of the Willacy County Veteran Services Officer was about to be axed last week, but an action calling for that was put on hold because of legal questions behind a closed door meeting of the Willacy County Commissioners’ Court.  More...

Lyford offering $1,000 in prizes for Christmas parade float winners

The year’s biggest event in the city of Lyford will take place this Saturday.  Mayor Henry De La Paz is inviting people from throughout the area to come out and enjoy a day filled with fun.  Close to $10,000 worth of prizes and toys f More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

As a man thinks in his heart, so is he

I’ve been pretty much disgusted in the way the Country has been going lately, and I’ve voiced my opinions about the cause and reasons why. More...

Letters

Family pet killed for revenge local resident says

Early Saturday morning, December 1st, a cowardly despicable felon shot and killed my 10 lb. pet dog. Willy was a white Chihuahua. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 29, 2012

Cotton prices had a bumpy ride this past week before posting moderately higher gains on Thursday. Ahead of its first notices and delivery period, the December futures contract at the Intercontinental Exchange fell sharply on Friday, Nov. More...

Deer-hunting season keeps Texas butchers busy making sausage and jerky

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The deer carcass, stiff from being put on ice, was weighed and then hung by its back legs from an elevated rail.  A worker pushed the animal down the rail into a refrigerated room where 26 other white-tail deer hung in the chi More...

TDA Market Recap December 3, 2012

AUSTIN - For the week ending Dec. 1, 2012, feeder cattle price trends reported by Texas auctions were $6 lower to $5 higher per hundredweight (cwt), with a few to $9 higher. Texas direct feeder cattle sales were firm to $3 higher. More...

Obituaries

GUADALUPE GARCIA SALINAS

SEBASTIAN, TX - Guadalupe Garcia Salinas, 90, passed away Thursday November 29,2012 at Weslaco Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Weslaco, Texas.  Guadalupe was born in Raymondville, Tx June 26, 1922 to Manuel and Herlinda “Cantu” More...

SANTOS GARCIA, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE - Santos Garcia, Jr., 59, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest on December 2, 2012 in Retama Manor Nursing Home, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born April 21, 1953 in Raymondville, son of Santos and Genoveva (Cavazos) Ga More...

OCTAVIA CASTILLO

Octavia Castillo, 89, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at her residence. She was born on October 3, 1923 in Los Ramones, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Lorenzo and Macaria (Garza) Gonzales.  More...

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