June 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Cuchi cuchi machacado owner says he can’t meet EDC contract

A month after Raul “Coy” Cisnero was told to come back with a better report about his dry meat business, he said Monday he can’t meet a major stipulation of a contract he has with the corporation that gave him a hefty grant.  More...

News

Alamo Bowl to host top Big 12 game

ANTONIO (AP) - The Alamo Bowl will get the first pick from the Big 12 under a new six- year deal with the Pac- 12 announced Friday.  It makes the Alamo Bowl the marquee game for the Big 12 outside the new four-team College Football Playoff that More...

Man pleads guilty to San Antonio illegal gun buys

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas man has pleaded guilty in a gun-smuggling case that U.S. More...

U.S. marshals arrest 154 fugitives in West Texas

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say 154 fugitives wanted for federal and state felonies have been arrested by the U.S. Marshal Service and officers from 13 other law enforcement agencies.  More...

County Lifestyles

WILLACY COUNTY KIDS

WILLACY COUNTY KIDS playing on A’3 Baseball team recently won the RGV USSSA 10U State Tourney and earned gold rings. More...

SOCCER

SOCCER player Dean Vela, 3, stands next to Santos Paz inside the MVP Indoor Socccer League complex. More...

Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church SonWest Roundup VBS

Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church at 180 E. Wood Ave. and 8th St. invites all children ages 4 through those who have completed 5th grade to saddle up and hit the trail with us for SonWest Roundup VBS on June 24- 28 from 9 a. m. to 11: 30 a.m. More...

Crime & Courts

Stabbing suspects arrested by police

Two men wanted in connection with the stabbing of another man were arrested last week and are behind bars in the Willacy County Jail, records show.  Jose Salinas was arrested Sunday morning in the 600 block of East Wood Ave., while Andrew Jacob More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

JUNE 5 - Harassment, FM 506, Sebastian.  Execution of warrant/failure to appear, driving while license invalid. Arrested: Juan Arreola, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Abandoned vehicle, U.S. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JUNE 10- Arrested: Sofia Perez, execution of warrant, x3, engaging in organized criminal activity, gambling promotion, possession of gambling paraphernalia, 500 blk W. More...

Plans to build new police station move forward

A plan to built a new police department is moving along well though it will take a while before everything is said and done.  After holding a discussion about the project site, the Raymondville City Commission voted Tuesday night to build the po More...

Sebastian game room raided by sheriff’s deputies, DPS troopers

The one and only game room in the town of Sebastian was raided over the weekend by law enforcement officers led by the Willacy County District Attorney’s Office.  The raid took place Friday evening, resulting in the seizure of 101 eightlin More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Father’s Day-Be There

This week a couple days come to mind, the first being Flag Day. All I need to say about that is fly and honor your flag and all that it represents. If you do flay a flag make sure it is in good shape, if not, get a new one. They are only $20. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association June 6, 2013

Cotton prices rallied sharply Monday after sustaining losses in the nine previous sessions at the Intercontinental Exchange ( ICE). More...

Obituaries

CELIA MEDRANO RUIZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Celia Medrano Ruiz, 88, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at her residence, surrounded by her family.  She was born on September 10, 1924 in Lyford, TX, daughter of Isa and Juanita (Barrera) Medrano.&nbs More...

RAMON PEREZ

LYFORD - Ramon Perez, 82, of Lyford, TX, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, June 9, 2013 in Retama Manor Nursing Center in Harlingen, TX.  He was born on January 8, 1931 in Lyford, TX, son of Patricio and Petra Perez. More...

ODILIA “LILA” GOMEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Odilia “Lila” Gomez, 90, entered into eternal rest on Monday, June 3, 2013 at Los Patios Senior Center in San Antonio, TX. She was born on December 14, 1922 in San Perlita, TX to Remigio and Fabiana (Garcia) Garza.  More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE MATTEROF MARRIAGE Jacquie Lynn Valdez   More...

PUBLIC NOTICE REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)

The Housing Authority of Willacy County is seeking to contract with a qualified individual or administrative firm to prepare a grant application under the guideline of the General Land Office (GLO) as applicable to the Disaster Recovery Affordable Re More...

COMBINED PUBLIC NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF NOMINATIONS AND BOARD ANNUAL MEETING

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