April 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Lyford, Santa Monica Catholic churches ripped off by contractor?

The Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Lyford is probably one of a few pewless places of worship in the country.  And its sister church in Santa Monica has an abandoned metal structure instead of a parish hall its followers had hoped and collect More...

News

Woman complains to police about marijuana quality

LUFKIN, Texas (AP) Police in East Texas have arrested a woman after she called them to complain about the quality of the marijuana she had purchased from a dealer.  More...

Allowing slot-like devices at bingo halls proposed

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Lottery Commission is set this week to consider letting bingo halls in Texas use electronic devices similar to slot machines.  More...

911 call over spilled milk leads to arrest

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) - Sheriffs deputies who responded to a recent Spokane Valley convenience store's call for help found a young man pouring a half gallon of milk over himself.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association April 10, 2014

A combination of factors seemed to pressure nearby cotton futures contracts at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) most of this week. More...

THE CAVALRY TRAIL RIDERS ASSOCIATION

  THE CAVALRY TRAIL RIDERS ASSOCIATION held a trail ride Saturday afternoon from Raymondville to Port Mansfield. The riders met and started the ride at Tudie Garza’s IMG Ranch, north of Raymondville. More...

AFTERNOON DELIGHT

AFTERNOON DELIGHT - This roadrunner shows off his capture Saturday afternoon, north of Raymondville. More...

Obituaries

MARIA LOURDES VILLARREAL LOPEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Maria Lourdes Villarreal Lopez went to be with our Lord, Jesus Christ on Monday, April 14, 2014. She was born on February 12, 1928 in Millett, Texas to Merced Lopez and Maria De La Luz Sanchez.  More...

REYES YANEZ DOMINGUEZ

LASARA- Reyes Yañez Dominguez joined our heavenly Father on April 13, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was born on January 18, 1926 in Herreras, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Sostenes and Paula G. More...

DELIA LLANES

RAYMONDVILLE - Delia Llanes, 81 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Saturday, April 12, 2014 in Retama Manor Nursing Home in Raymondville.  She was born on August 29, 1932 in Raymondville, TX, daughter of Marcelino and Herlinda (Campos) Llane More...

County board to discuss $65 million lawsuit

The $65 million lawsuit filed on behalf of Willacy County against a Houstonbased company that built the jails complex on Industrial Drive will be discussed at a meeting this week.  The LGC board will meet in executive session possibly to discuss More...

Pineda’s contracted extended by RISD

It was another sigh of relief for the superintendent of the Raymondville school district.  The district board of trustees, which at times seemed determined to let Johnny I. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Celebrating Easter

I did my own little "man on the street" interviewing this week, asking the question, "What does Easter mean to you"? As you can imagine I received quite a number of different answers to my question. More...

County needs to cancel boggus $65 million lawsuit and fire out-of-town lawyers

The Willacy County Local Government Corp. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

When four-year-old Sammy awoke after surgery, the nurse explained that it would be necessary for him to be fed intravenously for the next few days.  After assuring him that everything would be fine, she began the process to administer the glucos More...

County Lifestyles

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TIBURCIO MORENO, SR. CELEBRATED HIS 89TH BIRTHDAY at Memorial Park in Edinburg. Moreno, who is formerly of Raymondville, is shown with his children. More...

LOWER VALLEY COTILLION CLUB

  LOWER VALLEY COTILLION CLUB held their Spring Fling Sunday at Wink’s Saloon, Grill & Roping Arena in Brownsville. More...

HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY!

Elijah J. Tamez
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Crime & Courts

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

APRIL 9 - Assault, 5th and Coast St., Sebastian.  Execution of warrant/evading arrest with a motor vehicle/arrested: Rogelio Gonzales, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Execution of warrant/bench warrant/arrested: Jose Arreola, W.C. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 8- Animal call/dead, corner of 1st and Chihuahua.  Animal call, 100 blk N. 11th St.  Disorderly conduct, 800 blk Washington St.  Funeral escort, 7th and Wood.  Execution of warrant, 100 blk S. More...

Legals

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of NORMA COLE, Deceased, were issued on April 14, 2014, under Docket No. 2014-PRB-0006, pending in the County Court of Willacy County, Texas, to: REBEKAH MORROW. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE

CONDEMNATION HEARING ORDER

BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE   More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The City of Raymondville, Texas (City) will receive bids for CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE 2014 STREET OVERLAY PROJECT PHASE 2 improvements until 4:00 p.m., on Tuesday April 29 2014, at the City of Raymondville City Hall at 142 South 7" Street, Raymondville, More...

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