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City discusses budget, 8-liner ordinance

A $10.9 million budget for fiscal year 2014-15 was discussed during Tuesday’s meeting of the Raymondville City Commission. More...

News

TEXAS BORDER SHERIFF’S COALITION/SOUTHWESTERN BORDER SHERIFF’S COALITION ANNUAL MEETING

TEXAS BORDER SHERIFF’S COALITION/SOUTHWESTERN BORDER SHERIFF’S COALITION ANNUAL MEETING - Sheriff Larry Spence attended the combined Texas Border Sheriffs Coalition and Southwestern Border Sheriff’s Coalition annual meeting in Sant More...

ELIANA FIGUERO AND LAURA MENDIOLA

Students at Lyford Middle School qualified to take the ACT or SAT test as 7th graders. Those students who did exceptionally well had the opportunity to attend a summer program through DUKE-TIP.  More...

Space exploration program to benefit RGV students

A $9.5 million investment to create a powerful research and technology center that could benefit students from all over South Texas was announced Monday by Texas Gov. More...

Letters

Reader seeks information

Dear Editor;   If possible please print this. If there is a charge please send me an e-mail or call me and I will cover it. I am desperate.  More...

County Lifestyles

Slices of Life Living quiet in a noisy world

I am an inside my head type of person. I often have complete and satisfying conversations involving just me, myself and I. My inner monologues can be captivating. (Oh yes they can.)  More...

HOSTESSES FOR THE FIRST MEETING OF THE LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB

  HOSTESSES FOR THE FIRST MEETING OF THE LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB held on September 13, 2014 at the Bethel Lutheran Church, Lyford, TX were from left to right, Wanda Greenhill, Ruth Reagan and Maria Million. More...

Obituaries

BETTY L. GLAZE

PORT MANSFIELD,TX - Betty L. More...

ENRIQUE “KIKE” TORRES

SEBASTIAN,TX - Enrique “Kike” Torres, 69, of Sebastian, TX went to be with the Lord on September   20, 2014. More...

ELISEO VEGA

SEBASTIAN - Eliseo Vega, 51, entered into God’s Heavenly Kingdom to his everlasting life on Friday, September 19, 2014 at Valley Baptist Medical Center, Harlingen, Texas, accompanied by his loving wife. More...

County to approve budget with 9.5% cuts to many line items

Approving the final budget for fiscal year 2014-15 will be considered during Thursday’s meeting of the Willacy County Commissioners’ Court.  The $8.1 million budget calls for a 9.5-percent cut on certain line items, has no salary inc More...

Brownsville man shows up in Sebastian with 11 stab wounds

A man who was found with 11 stab wounds in Sebastian has been identified as Gilbert Garcia, a sheriff investigator said.  The Brownsville man was spotted at about 9:34 p.m. Friday. Sept. 12 along the frontage road of Expressway 77. More...

SCRUMPTIOUS!

SCRUMPTIOUS! A female ruby-throated hummingbird seems to enjoy a full serving of nectar during a recent morning in a South Texas backyard. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Texas Border Sheriffs Coalition Meeting/ Training Conference

It was that time of year for our semi-annual meeting with the Southwestern Border Sheriffs Coalition of which we are members and since the last meeting was held in South Padre Island, it was up to California, Arizona, or New Mexico to host this meeti More...

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Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association September 19, 2014

Cotton futures were unable to maintain last week's impressive gains as selling pressure returned to the market amid uncertainty about China's new cotton policy and weather conditions. More...

Congressmen learn of research to save the nation’s citrus industry

WESLACO Two U. S. More...

GRACE HERITAGE RANCH

Having donkeys on a homestead is important

Shortly after we began Grace Heritage Ranch, we realized that we had some problems with mice and rats. We decided to get some cats to control the rodent population, which worked great until some of the cats started disappearing. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

SEPTEMBER 18 - Civil matter, N. Monterrey St., Raymondville.  Assault by threat, Bus. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 16 - Burglary of building, 400 blk Exchange. Credit/debit card abuse, 500 blk W. Hidalgo. Verbal disturbance/criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, 1600 blk S. More...

Legals

NOTICE TO SELECT OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER

FOR THE CITY OF LYFORD

The City of Lyford will be accepting sealed bids for the selection of a public newspaper to be the City's official newspaper for legal publications for the period of one year. More...

NOTICE TO BIDDERS GENERAL CONTRACTORS

Willacy County Hospital District is accepting bids for ROOF REPLACEMENT/ RE-ROOF of the District's Office Building. More...

Willacy County Hospital District Indigent Health Care Notice

In accordance with S.B. 1327, 70th Legislature, Regular Session, 1987, the following is a summary of the Willacy County Indigent Health Care Program adopted by the Board of Directors of Willacy County Hospital District.   More...

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