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Voters to choose county judge and 2-commissioners in March primary election

FILING UNDERWAY UNTIL DECEMBER 9

The filing period for the Democratic and Republican parties March primaries is under way.  Anyone running either for the first time or seeking reelection to a number of county offices that will be up for grabs have until Dec. 9 to do so.  More...

News

Chrysler recalls 1.2 million Ram trucks

DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler is recalling about 1.2 million Ram trucks to fix front-end problems that could lead to steering troubles.  The company announced three recalls on Friday. More...

LASARA ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES

LASARA ISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES come together to barbeque fajitas during the Annual Fall Festival. More...

California man skydives on 100th birthday

PERRIS, California (AP) - When Vernon Maynard’s friends asked him what he wished he had done in his 100 years of life, the Southern California man said he had always wanted to jump from a plane with a parachute.  The retired car dealer got More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 11- Hit and run, 100 blk N. 5th.  Sexual assault (FV), 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  Violation of protective order, 500 blk W. Gem.  Accident, 400 blk S. Exp. More...

W.C. SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 6 - Identity theft, Chattanooga, Tennessee.  NOVEMBER 7 -Reckless driver, arrested: Elias Hurtado, Williams Rd., Raymondville.  Burglary of a vehicle, N. of Spur 56, Lyford.  More...

Feast of Sharing coming Tuesday, Nov. 19

The annual Thanksgiving Feast will be held Tuesday, Nov. 19 and volunteers are needed to make the event a success.  The feast will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Hall at 693 N. More...

City to build $3.8 million water plant and $1.8 million police station

Issuing certificates of obligation to fund the water plant project was discussed by the city commission during Tuesday’s meeting.  But the only action approved was that the commission authorized publishing a notice of intent about the mult More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Handling life's interruptions

Life is full of interruptions, some are good, others are annoying, some are fun, others bring sadness. We all experience them so how do we handle them when they happen? More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 7, 2013

The downward spiral for cotton futures prices was broken Wednesday after 13 consecutive sessions of lower closes at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). More...

Saenz helps South Texas farm loan applications top $90 million

EDINBURG - Applying for a loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency is not a quick or easy process. More...

Obituaries

JUANITA GOMEZ BLANCO

LASARA- Juanita Gomez Blanco, 85, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. She was born on September 9, 1928 in San Manuel, TX to Carlos and Isabel Gomez.  More...

JUAN ADAME

LYFORD - Juan Adame, 84 of Lyford, TX, entered into rest Monday, November 11, 2013 at his residence.  He was born August 29, 1929 in Karnes City, TX, son of Catarino and Leonor (Lopez)Adame.  He is preceded in death by 1 daughter, Corina A More...

Legals

Willacy County

DRS 210204 Licensed Real Estate Appraiser Services Request for Qualifications

Willacy County is seeking to contract with two (2) qualified Texas Licensed Real Estate Appraiser's, one (1) Appraiser will prepare Real Estate Appraisals at various locations within and adjacent to Willacy County. More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Commissioners Court of Willacy County, Texas, pursuant to §222.1071(e) of the Texas Transportation Code, hereby gives notice of a Public Hearing and Intent to Consider Creation of a County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone, to be held on th More...

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