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2014 Feast of Sharing is Thursday, Nov. 20

The 2014 Feast of Sharing will be held Thursday, Nov. More...

News

LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL 1983- 31-YEAR CLASS REUNION

  LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL 1983- 31-YEAR CLASS REUNION: Front row L-R, Lillian Garza, Maricela Garcia, Marina Quilantan, Olga Aparicio, Dora Olivarez. More...

LOCAL VETERAN URBANO CAVAZOS JR

  LOCAL VETERAN URBANO CAVAZOS JR. was presented the Army Achievement Award by American Legion Post 390 Commander George Solis. More...

15th ANNUAL BBQ

  15th ANNUAL BBQ sponsored by Sierra Title was held last week across from the Willacy County Courthouse. Several hundred guests attended the event to enjoy a plate of brisket with all the trimmings. (Photo by Tony Vindell) More...

County Lifestyles

Slice of Life

Calendar captain surrenders the helm

The household calendar has been my responsibility for 20-plus years. Any human being in charge of his or her family calendar understands the significance of this duty. The calendar is the helm of the family ship. More...

2014 RAYMONDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN

  2014 RAYMONDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN - Seniors Miguel Gabriel Tristan and Danielle Rubalcaba. (Photos by Mary Tristan)   2014 BAND SWEETHEART AND BEAU - Esperanza Olivarez and Gilbert Gonzalez. More...

HAPPY 11TH BIRTHDAY!

Miss Francisca Victoria Alvarado
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Crime & Courts

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

NOVEMBER 5 - Unattended death, FM 1015, Lasara.  Disturbance - verbal, FM 498, Lyford.  Execution of warrant/sexual assault of a child. Arrested: Diana Jo Tello, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 4 - Criminal mischief, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  Suspicious person, 300 blk W. Hidalgo.  Animal call, 300 blk Tampico.  Civil matter, 200 blk E. Kimball.  Found property, 200 blk S. 1st.  Accident/minor, 300 blk E. More...

Car burglar gets two year sentence

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Adolfo Garza, Jr., 20, of Raymondville, TX was sentenced to 2 years in prison for Burglary of a Vehicle. More...

Legals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Willacy County is developing an application for 2015- 16 Texas Community Development Block Grant funding under the Community Development Fund and is seeking assistance in the preparation of the application and the subsequent project implementation.&n More...

Hundreds attend Veterans’ Day ceremonies

The annual Veterans’ Day service to honor those who have served or are still serving their country was held in Lyford Tuesday.  Hundreds attended the event that has become an annual ritual since a couple of local residents came up with the More...

Lyford gets new businesses

A storage facility and a body shop are two new businesses that have opened their doors here.  They are A&B Auto Clinic off Business 77 and Storage Place at Palm Street and Glenn Lofton Avenue.  The self storage facility is a project of More...

NEW STORAGE PLACE

NEW STORAGE PLACE in Lyford. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Children learn what they live

I've always been one who believes in "fixing the problem", instead of "fixing the blame," and especially when it comes to children. Why? More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Veterans endure hardships caused by service

Many hardships come from being in the service under any branch, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, it doesn’t matter. Every American soldier or veteran is currently paying or has paid their dues for their country.  More...

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Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 7, 2014

December cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) settled lower in the five consecutive sessions ended Nov. 5, losing a combined 264 points during the retreat which bottomed out at 62.02 cents per pound.  More...

KIDS & KOWS & MORE WILLACY COUNTY

  KIDS & KOWS & MORE WILLACY COUNTY turned out to be a great success during the first annual event. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch - Kombucha

So we’ve all heard about probiotics and that we need them to stay healthy, but probiotics are nothing new. In fact, probiotics is just a term for the bacteria that have been used to ferment foods all through history. More...

Obituaries

FR. JOHN MARY JOSEPH RILEY HICKEY

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - Fr. John Mary Joseph Riley Hickey, SOLT, 85, went to be with our Lord on Saturday, November 8, 2014. He was born on October 2, 1929 in Shawnee, OK to Maurice A. and Cecilia Riley Hickey. He proudly served our country in the U.S. More...

RAY CORTEZ

ATHENS - A mass of Christian burial for Ray Cortez, 63, of Athens is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. More...

MARIA ELENA CANTU SALINAS

LYFORD - Elvira T. More...

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