December 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lyford mayor optimistic about city’s future

Mayor Henry De La Paz went to Austin last week and learned a wealth of information about economic development.  “The trip City Secretary Lydia Moreno and I took was well worth it,” he said. More...

County Lifestyles

Letters to Santa

Dear Santa,All I want for Christmas is areal dog, a turtle, a big boy bikeand a real motorcycle.Love, Romeo Mendez- - -Mrs. R. RiveraL.C. Smith, Kinder Class More...

Letters to Santa

Dear Santa,I would like a kitchenmaker, plates, cups, anda doll with short pinkhair. More...

Letters to Santa

Dear Santa, I have been a good. Bring me a four.  Yvett - - - Dear Santa, I havse blease good girl. More...

Crime & Courts

Defendent sentenced to 2 years in prison for indecency

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Keith Nicholas Hernandez, 32, of Lyford was found guilty in the 197th District Court and was sentenced to 2 years in prison for indecency with a child. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

DECEMBER 13 - Execution of warrant/failure to apear, burglary of a building. Arrested: Roel Rivera, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Reckless damage, Cemetery Rd., Raymondville.  DECEMBER 14 - Harassment, Hwy. 186 and U.S. More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

DECEMBER 17- Agg. assault w/ deadly weapon, criminal mischief, over $500, under $1,500, terroristic threat, 300 blk E. Gem.  Incident section/ attempted suicide, 900 blk W. More...

Bankruptcy brings Exp. 77 project to a halt

The expansion of a stretch of U.S. More...

Commissioners approve payment for roof repair

A payment of more than a quarter million dollars to a company that is fixing the roof at the Willacy County Regional Detention Center was approved Tuesday by the board of the Local Government Corp.  It’s the first of two installments Parso More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

A mixture of emotions at Christmas

This week has been one of those rare weeks when it is tough to put a column together. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association December 13, 2012

Cotton futures prices rallied sharply Tuesday following the release of USDA’s monthly supply/ demand estimates that were considered bullish by the trade. More...

Obituaries

LILLIAN RUTH SMITH

BOERNE, TEXAS - Lillian Ruth Smith went home to be with the Lord at the age of 92 on December 15, 2012. She was born to Andrew and Lennie Hickman on September 2, 1920, in McAllen. More...

VIRGINIA ELAINE WAHLER

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Virginia Elaine Wahler, 92, of Raymondville, TX entered into rest Thursday, December 13, 2012 at her residence.  She was born on November 28, 1920 in Leavenworth, KS, daughter of William Thomas and Blanche Aplha Marie (Carpent More...

MARGARITA OSUNA DE MARTINEZ

RAYMONDVILLE- Margarita Osuna de Martinez, 75, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen. She was born on November 29, 1937 in Los Ramones Nuevo Leon, Mex. to Benito and Petra G. More...

Legals

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The City of Raymondville will be accepting sealed bids for the purchase of one (1) new 2013 SUV vehicle to be used by the City of Raymondville’s Police Department.   More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The City of Raymondville will be accepting sealed bids for the purchase of three (3) new 2013 pickup trucks to be used by the City of Raymondville’s Utility Department.   More...

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