November 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Sexual assault cases reported in county

Close to a half dozen sexual assault cases were reported throughout the county last week and some area residents and law enforcement authorities are blaming the full moon.  One assault involved a 52- year -old grandfather from San Perlita. More...

News

Some Dallas Cowboys serve early Thanksgiving meals

DALLAS (AP) - Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo donned a red apron to help serve early Thanksgiving meals at a Salvation Army center in Dallas. More...

DPS urges travelers to drive responsibly during holidays

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging Thanksgiving travelers to practice safe driving habits during the long holiday weekend to keep Texas roadways safer for everyone.  Remember that Nov. More...

March primary elections draw more candidates

More candidates are filing to run in the Democratic Party March primary as the filing period moves along.  Steve Million has filed to run for Willacy County Precinct 2 Commissioner in the Republican Primary.  David Garcia, a constable for P More...

County Lifestyles

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TO DISTRIBUTE THANKSGIVING BASKETS

  FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TO DISTRIBUTE THANKSGIVING BASKETS - Many less privileged residents of Raymondville will have a more joyful Thanksgiving thanks to the efforts of the members of First Baptist Church. More...

MICHAEL HERNANDEZ

MICHAEL HERNANDEZ is the U.S. Army and is stationed in Colorado. His son is Michael Drake Hernandez, brothers - Frank, Vicent and John. Parents are Mr. and Mrs. Hernandez. More...

LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL

  LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL held its annual Homecoming Royalty Coronation on Friday, September 27, 2013. Travis Ramos and Kasandra Hinojosa were crowned Lyford High School Homecoming King and Queen. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 25- Found property, 300 blk E. Durham.  Arrested: Stacey Roberts, execution of warrants x2, violate promise to appear, driving while license invalid, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  Accident, 700 blk E. More...

WILLACY COUNTY SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 20 - Civil matter, Humphrey Rd., Raymondville.  NOVEMBER 22- Execution of warrant/child support. Arrested: Carlos Telles, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Execution of warrant/child support. Arrested: Rene Hernandez, W.C. More...

What are you most grateful for this Thanksgiving season?

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7 gang members charged with criminal mischief

Seven people, one of whom is the son of a local justice of the peace, were arrested and charged with criminal mischief and for engaging in organized criminal activity after they went on a shooting rampage during the wee hours of Thursday.  Three More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Lost Lawman Memorial Ceremony held in cold and wet Austin, TX

Every two years a ceremony is held in Austin at the Sheriffs’Association of Texas building to add new names to the Lost Lawman Memorial Wall. More...

Farm & Ranch

Retired scientist ignites ‘Orange Revolution’ to fight citrus greening

HARGILL - Five years ago, Dr. Mani Skaria, then a plant pathologist at the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Citrus Center at Weslaco, encouraged the citrus growers he worked with to think outside the box. More...

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 21, 2013

After the market closed lower at the end of last week, cotton was able to find some positive ground to begin the trading week Friday, Nov. 15. More...

Obituaries

LLOYD MELVIN OBERG

RAYMONDVILLE - Lloyd Melvin Oberg, 86 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born in Raymondville, TX, son of Clarence and Eula (Spurlock)Oberg.  Lloyd served his countr More...

MARGARITO SOTO, JR.

LYFORD - Margarito Soto, Jr., 60 of Lyford,, TX, entered into rest Thursday, November 21, 2013 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born in Raymondville, the son of Margarito and Olivia (Gonzalez) Soto, Sr.  More...

LILY C. MUNGUIA

LYFORD - Lily C. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for Beer Retail Dealer’s Off- Premises License and Package store permit by Mi Casa Royale LLC dba Mi Casa Royale LLC, to be located at 1182 Hwy. More...

MANDATORY LANGUAGE FOR PUBLIC NOTIFICATION

MCL Coliform Violation (TCR 22)

The Kenedy County Water #1310001 water system collected 2 water samples during Sept. 2013, that contained coliform bacteria. This water system is required to submit a minimum of 1 routine water sample each month for bacteriological analysis. More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REINVESTMENT ZONE

Notice is hereby given that the City of Raymondville, Texas will hold a public hearing on December 10, 2013, at 5:00 P.M. More...

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