March 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

City cancels May election due to uncontested races

The two city commissioners seeking re-election to another term have already won even though the election day is a little more than 11/2 months away.  That’s because Commissioners Clifton Smith and Eziquiel “Zeke” Cavazos drew n More...

News

Thief returns $800 from 1980s burglary

HASTINGS, Mich. More...

Maine County makes wooden Easter eggs for White House

BUCKFIELD, Maine (AP) - Sen. More...

54.3-pound Blue Catfish sets new record at Texas freshwater fisheries center

ATHENS-Jordan Rethmeier of Garland and his father often fish in Lake Zebco, the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center’s stocked casting pond. More...

County Lifestyles

RAYMONDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL'S 2013 ONE ACT PLAY

RAYMONDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL’S 2013 ONE ACT PLAY company will perform their award winning show, “The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild, by Paul Zindel on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 7 p.m. More...

THE SEBASTIAN INDIANS, BRONCO DIVISION

THE SEBASTIAN INDIANS, BRONCO DIVISION took first place at the Sebastian Pony Express Pre-Season Tournament last week. The Indians - LR Standing: Coach Angel Soria, Marcus A. More...

Pan-seared pound cake becomes easy Easter dessert

How do you make pound cake even more buttery and delicious? Easy! Pan-sear slices of it with butter and sugar.  More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. SHERIFF'S BLOTTER

MARCH 20 - Burglary of a habitation, 7th and FM 1015, La Sara.  Burglary of a habitation, E. Pauline, Sebastian.  MARCH 21 - Civil matter, Pablo Contreras, La Sara.  MARCH 22 - Welfare concern, CR 1400 and Bus. 77, Sebastian.  More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MARCH 25- Burglary of habitation, 700 blk E. Wood.  Theft, 200 blk E. Main.  Incident, unwanted male subject, 700 blk N. 5th.  Incident, third party threat, 800 blk E. Hidalgo.  Theft, under $50, 5th and Sonora.  More...

Convicted felon nabbed by police after foot race

A 31-year-old Raymondville man was arrested early Tuesday morning and charged with multiple counts, authorities said.  Convicted felon Jason “Skip” Garcia was nabbed shortly after 1 a.m. More...

Detective David Robles resigns from Raymondville PD

A veteran officer has resigned from the Raymondville Police Department where he has been working since 2002.  David Robles, a police detective in charge of the department’s crime stoppers section for several years, left Tuesday’s Cit More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Thoughts on Easter

Over the years I've written several articles about the celebration of Easter, looking at the day from different aspects and views. More...

Farm & Ranch

THOMAS ZDANSKY, DIRECTOR

THOMAS ZDANSKY, DIRECTOR with the Willacy Soil & Water Conservation District, presented Mystika K. More...

NATIONAL AGRICULTURE WEEK

NATIONAL AGRICULTURE WEEK is going on this week, but for some farmers it is a year long affair. Planting of cotton and grain is taking place now in the county. More...

National Agriculture Week 2013

National Ag Week is being celebrated March 7-23 all across the United States, with Tuesday, March 19, being designated as National Ag Day. More...

Obituaries

IN MEMORY

BERTHA MENDOZA

RAYMONDVILLE- Bertha Mendoza, 78, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at her residence in Edinburg. She was born on February 21, 1935 in Raymondville to Reymundo & Rafaela (Zamora) De La Garza.  More...

JOSEFA C. SALINAS

Josefa C. Salinas March 19, 1926- March 16, 2013 Born in Hidalgo County, Texas to parents Esequiel and Maria Castro, Josefa met and married Roberto L. Salinas on October 5, 1945. Josepha worked at the Texas Theatre and Ducaneers for many years.  More...

CARD OF THANKS

The family of Roy Coss

would like to extend its sincere thanks and gratitude to all friends - Hector Ramirez for the Holy Rosary, Our Lady of Guadalupe Choir. We’d like to extend a special thank you to Michael, Brandon and Mr. More...

Legals

INVITATION FOR BIDS

The City of San Perlita will receive bids for the sale of Surplus and Abandoned Land, including but not limited to undeveloped sites and rights-of-way until 1:00 p.m., April 02, 2013, at which time and  More...

Request for Qualifications and Proposals

The Housing Authority of Willacy County ("Housing Authority") has issued a Request for Qualifications ("RFQ") from qualified contractors and/or construction design firms ("Contractor") interested in establishing a relationship with the Hous More...

Request for Qualifications and Proposals

The Housing Authority of Willacy County (Housing Authority) has issued a Request for Qualifications and Proposals (RFQ/P) from qualified individuals and/or firms (Developer) interested in establishing a relationship with the Housing Au More...

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