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Birding & Conservation Center project goes out for bids

A project to develop a conservation area along Texas Highway 186 is moving into high gear after the Willacy County Commissioners’ Court agreed to bid the project out.  The conservation area will be built on four acres of Las Majadas Ranch. More...

News

Spring fashion blooming in Dallas: Pinks, prints

DALLAS (AP) - From pops of pink to outfits of black and white, spring trends are beginning to bloom among shoppers at Highland Park Village, an upscale outdoor shopping center in Dallas featuring stores ranging from Anthropologie to Chanel.  More...

Police: Drunk man demanded bed to sleep

BRYAN, Texas (AP) - Police in Central Texas say an intoxicated 22- year-old man has been arrested after knocking on the doors of strangers and demanding he be let in to sleep.  Zakry Ernest Zapata remained in the Brazos County jail Monday on cha More...

19, including lawyer, sentenced in drug ring

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - Nineteen men and women, including a South Texas lawyer and his father, have been sentenced for participating in a drug trafficking ring involving 131/2 tons of marijuana.  Lawyer Jose Luis Palacios Jr. More...

County Lifestyles

“HONOREE NURSE” LADY’S AUXILIARY VFW 6719

  “HONOREE NURSE” LADY’S AUXILIARY VFW 6719 - Shown, from left to right, Mary Hope Barrera, Eunis Cordova, Christina Caldera, Micaela Wright, Claudia Caldera. More...

Lyford women hear book review at March meeting

The Lyford Women’s Club met Thursday, March 13, 2013 at the Lyford Lutheran Church. More...

HAPPY 20TH BIRTHDAY!

EPIPHANY CHAPA
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Crime & Courts

District Clerk’s Report

Suits filed:   Willacy County vs Dorothy Guerra aka Dorothy Marie Guerra; et al - tax suit.  Willacy County, City of Raymondville and Raymondville ISD vs Martin Nieto - tax suits.  In the matter of marriage of Juan Jose Espinoza and Ma More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

MARCH 12 - Assault causing bodily injury/unlawful restraint/ assault by threat/interference with emergency call, 8th St., Lyford. MARCH 13- Harassment, Violet Rd., Lyford. Civil matter, Violet Rd., Lyford. Burg More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

MARCH 17- Arrested: Armando Grimaldo, III, execution of warrant, theft, over $50, under $500. Incident: D.O.S., 200 blk E. Raymond. Incident, theft, 400 blk W. Rodriguez. Incident, theft, 700 blk N. More...

City approves $170,000 grant to demolish old warehouses

The Raymondville City Commission approved a grant to local investors to pay for the expenses of cleaning and demolishing up to eight warehouses on North Sixth Street.  More...

Police station is closing its doors to make way for new building

Guns, furniture, records, supplies, the communication center and even the police officers and detectives are being taken out of the Raymondville police station.  It’s a move to abandon the facility before a demolition crew arrives and gets More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Dumping trash on county roads done by lazy people

First impressions tell us a lot about a person, a place of employment, a community. More...

OPINION: City, County & EDC giving away tax dollars as fast as they can for questionable projects

Some call me negative and I have already accepted that description. But the truth is -- I am tired of seeing City and County tax dollars squandered on worthless projects. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association March 13, 2014

Cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) were at session highs Monday just ahead of the release of USDA's monthly supply and demand data at 11:00 a.m. CDT.  More...

“KASANDRA HINOJOSA WINS TRIPLE CROWN WITH HER SHOW GOATS”

 “KASANDRA HINOJOSA WINS TRIPLE CROWN WITH HER SHOW GOATS”- Kasandra Iliana Hinojosa, a Senior at Lyford High School had a tremendous year winning big with her market show goats. More...

Texas producers to plant more cotton than in 2013

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas agriculture officials estimate that cotton producers will plant more acres of the fluffy fiber this year as prices are increasing.  More...

Obituaries

ORLANDO DE LEON

Sunday, November 20, 1955 to Monday, March 10, 2014   Orlando De Leon, age 58, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014. Born in Harlingen, TX, he was a member of the NRA, TSA, and the Texas Forestry. More...

ANDREW JACOB MENDOZA

RAYMONDVILLE - Andrew Jacob Mendoza, 5, earned his angel wings on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. He was born August 1, 2008 in Harlingen, TX to Pablo Mendoza and Vanessa Cruz.   More...

PRYOR ANN CHENEY

RAYMONDVILLE - Our beloved Mother, Wife, Grandmother and Sister Pryor Ann Cheney, 66 of Kerrville, Texas, went to be with The Lord on March 14, 2014 in Kerrville, Texas. She was born in Raymondville, Texas to Wilburn W. More...

Legals

WILLACY COUNTY GLO # 12-401-000-6446, DRS215017

Construction Advertisement and Invitation for Bids

The County of Willacy will receive bids for Street and Drainage Improvements Proiect Colonia La Rosita San Perlita San Francisco & Ledesma until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday April 9 2014 at 576 West Main Street, Raymondville, Texas 78580.  More...

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