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Lyford tax rebates up, Raymondville down

The city of Lyford is enjoying a healthy tax rebate, while its bigger sister is experiencing a decline, a report from the state’s comptroller’s office shows.  Lyford is getting a check for $5,908 for the month of January, compared to More...

News

Contestant hopes 3rd time’s the charm in Iditarod sled dog race

BISMARCK, N.D. More...

SWEARING IN CEREMONY

SWEARING IN CEREMONY Raymondville Mayor Orlando “Lonnie” Correa, administered the oath of office to the new and old Raymondville Police Officers and reserve officers during Tuesday meetin More...

REPRESENTATIVE GUILLEN FILES NEW ADULT EDUCATION PACKAGE

Adult Education Measures HB 362 & HB 763 Would Assist South Texas Residents with Learning

AUSTIN, Texas--Representative Ryan Guillen, D-District 31, says his HB 362 would require the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from The Texas Education Agency, to the Texas Workforce Commission.  More...

County Lifestyles

Elizondo-Trevino

Alberto and Isabel Elizondo of Raymondville are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Nicole, to Silverio Trevino, Jr, of Lyford. He is the son of Silverio Trevino and Diana Trevino of Lyford.  More...

SURPRISE 65TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY PARTY

SURPRISE 65TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY PARTY - Winter visitors Warren and Mildred Mayberry were surprised with an anniversary party Friday given by their family and friends at Gateway RV Park where they h More...

News from Reber Memorial Library

This just in: Seven professionally developed DVDs to enhance our community sports programs! These DVDs provide invaluable resources for any coach, parent, or child participating in youth football, soccer, or basketball programs.  More...

Crime & Courts

Brownsville man sentenced to 4 years in prison for cocaine

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Ricardo Olivas, 41, of Brownsville, Texas, was sentenced by 197th District Court Judge Migdalia Lopez to 4 years in prison for possessing cocaine. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 11- Accident, 100 blk S. 7th.  Burglary of building, 1900 blk S. Exp. 77.  Suspect identified, 300 blk E. Hidalgo.  Arrested: Gilberto Gonzales, execution of warrant, 200 blk N. 2nd.  Theft, over $500, 500 blk E. More...

City approves stages of water conservation as drought continues

Responding to a letter sent by the city’s main water supplier, the city commission approved using the top plan of water restrictions if the drought situation continues.  More...

Incumbents seek re-election in city and school races

All incumbents sitting in the Lyford City Commission have filed to seek re-election in the May 11 elections, and no one has filed to challange them as of Tuesday.  Mayor Henry De La Paz and Commissioners Joey Mendoza, Pablo Morales and Maggie Qu More...

Contract with Sally Velasquez under review by county

A contract a Texas  consultant has with Willacy County is up for review and will be discussed at a meeting this week of the commissioners’ court. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Right to Bear Arms

The question has come up locally, statewide and nationwide, "Where do the Sheriffs Of Texas and other states stand in regards to the right to bear arms? More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association February 8, 2013

Upside momentum in the cotton market seemed to stall as the final week of January came to a close with the March futures contract at the Intercontinental Exchange ( ICE) settling near unchanged two consecutive days after reaching fresh ninemonth high More...

Guatemala declares national coffee emergency

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - Guatemala's president declared a national emergency Friday over the spread of coffee rust, saying the fungus that has hit other Central American countries is affecting 70 percent of this nation’s crop.  More...

Obituaries

NICOLAS ANZALDUA

Nicolas Anzaldua, Jr., 65, entered into eternal rest on January 31, 2013 in McAllen, TX. He was born on January 22, 1948 in Raymondville, TX to Nicolas and Maria Guadalupe (Garza) Anzaldua, Sr.  He was preceded in death by his parents. More...

IN LOVING MEMORY

Through the Eyes of Love, I Can Never Go Blind

Even though my tears fill my eyes with your absence, I know that you both are with me everyday.  My afternoons are quiet and my nights are lonely. I pray to the Lord to fill my emptiness with His grace. More...

In Loving Memory Thinking of you on your 9th year Anniversary and Valentine’s Day

Jose Gilberto Guzman

September 1, 1921 -February 10, 2004   More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE INTEREST OFRichard Ramirez,Ethan Ramirez,Caedan Castro &Alinah Cervantes CAUSE # 2012-CV-0444-AIN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT More...

NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING

Notice is hereby given in accordance with S.B. More...

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