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Lyford to regulate street signs

Street signs such as for sale, political campaigning and business ads could be regulated by the city of Lyford.  But that will depend on a number of factors and on what and how the city commission decides to implement the measure.  More...

News

Sheriff sale: Drug trafficker’s $180k Lamborghini

RENO, Nev. More...

Police: Santa Fe man tried to cut off girlfriend’s toe

SANTA FE, New Mexico (AP) - A former shoe salesman accused of biting off part of his girlfriend's toe has been arrested again, this time for allegedly stalking the woman and trying to cut off her big toe with a cigar cutter.  More...

85-mph toll road revenue falls short of expectations

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Texas toll road with an 85 mph speed limit - the fastest in the country - has drawn about half the number of drivers expected in its first months of operation.  Moody’s Investor Service says that performance is poor en More...

County Lifestyles

73rd Birthday/ Engagement

Here we are at Las Fronteras Adult Day Care celebrating Mr. Lucio Mendoza, Jr.’s 73rd birthday on November 30, 2012 given by his girlfriend, Ernestina Rosales, with lots of love. More...

Lasara School News Robotics Club returns from San Antonio

Around Campus Robotics More...

HAPPY 8TH BIRTHDAY!

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Crime & Courts

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

APRIL 3 - Accident, E. Hwy. 186, Raymondville.  Theft, W. Hwy. 186, Raymondville.  Burglary of a habitation/burglary of a building, 400 blk E. Main St., Sebastian.  APRIL 3 - Possible overdose, S. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 8- Burglary of building, 300 blk W. Rodriguez.  Incident, 900 blk W. San Francisco.  Theft, over $500, under $1,500, 300 blk W. More...

District Clerk’s Report

Suits filed:   Matias Sosa vs Union Pacific Railroad Co. and Ernesto Ortegon - personal damages.  In the matter of marriage of Graciela Cruz vs Rogelio A. More...

A ONE VEHICLE

A ONE VEHICLE accident sent a man, a woman and two children to the hospital. The accident happened about 5 p.m. More...

Local man arrested for burglarizing downtown buildings

A man a downtown businessman reported has been burglarizing one or more of his buildings has been arrested by police.  Arturo “Pelon” Martinez was nabbed by police as he was trying to burglarize another downtown building on March 27. More...

City to buy push water to cope with ongoing drought

The city of Raymondville will contract for water that will used to push water from Delta Lake Irrigation District to the city to prepare for the worst as the drought continues.  The city commissioners voted Tuesday to buy 1,000 acre feet of push More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

To Del Rio and back for training classes

Last Wednesday morning my administrative Sergeant and myself set out for a required joint meeting of the Texas Border Sheriffs Coalition and the Southwestern Border Sheriff's Coalition which consists of Border Sheriffs from California, Arizona, and N More...

Farm & Ranch

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association April 4, 2013

Like a pendulum on a clock, cotton prices swung widely this week with the nearby May futures contract losing 107 points at the close of trading one day then settling 148 points higher the next day. More...

Obituaries

AURELIANA VASQUEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Aureliana Vasquez, 80, entered into rest Friday, April 5, 2013, surrounded by her family in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  She was born July 27, 1932 in Mexico, daughter of Benito and Andrea (Alaniz) Muniz. More...

RAYMOND A. PIPER

LYFORD - Raymond A. Piper, 75, of Lyford, TX, entered into eternal rest on Friday, April 5, 2013 at his residence.  He was born on December 6, 1937 in Latrobe, PA, son of Alvin Wesley and Velma (Kerr) Piper, the 7th of 8 children. More...

Card of Thanks

Josefa C. Salinas

Our heartfelt thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbors who extended comforting sympathy and help in our recent sorrow. For the beautiful service, floral offerings, food, prayers and other kindnesses, we are deeply grateful.   More...

Legals

NO. 2013-PRB-0004 IN THE ESTATE OF RAMON SILVA CASTILLO, DECEASED

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS   More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: CAUSE # 2013-CV-0131-A IN THE MATTER IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF MARRIAGE MARIA L. LEIJA OF AND  More...

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