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Owner reclaims sheep wearing holiday sweater

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) - A sheep wearing a festive red-and-green sweater who was found wandering around Omaha has been reunited with his owner.  Owner Margaret Vazquez tells KMTV she initially panicked when the sheep named Gage went missing. More...

San Antonio missions expanding by 137 acres

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park will be expanding.  The San Antonio Express-News reported Monday that the 137-acre addition is due to the Missions National Historical Park Boundary Expansion Act. More...

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County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Credit card reject

It was a simple trip to the grocery store. Something I could probably do in my sleep. Pick up a few items, hit the checkout line and bag up the goods. I’d even remembered my coupons. It was a good day.  More...

LYFORD WINTER WONDERLAND BAND CONCERT

  LYFORD WINTER WONDERLAND BAND CONCERT - On Thursday, December 18, Lyford CISD band students performed for family, friends, and administration during the Winter Wonderland Band Concert. More...

LYFORD CISD HOLIDAY FOOD BASKETS

  LYFORD CISD HOLIDAY FOOD BASKETS- In observance of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, Lyford CISD campuses, in partnership with LHS Drug Free Week Food Drive, and Healthy People of Willacy County, distributed food baskets to 25 families. More...

Crime & Courts

Burglar sentenced to 10 years, prison accomplice gets 2 years

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today, Enemencio Leija, 40, of Raymondville, TX and Jose Angel Cantu, 40, also from Raymondville were sentenced to prison for Burglary of a Habitation. More...

Cash seizure leads to 2 years prison

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Annie Marie Sandoval, 61, of Manteca, CA, was found guilty of Money Laundering and sentenced to 2 years in prison. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

DECEMBER 23 - Assist other agency, Exp. More...

Judge, Elected officials take oath of office Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015

County politics will not be the same in 2015 as three new faces will make up the majority of the Willacy County Commissioners’ Court.  Aurelio “Keter” Guerra, Eduardo “Eddie” Gonzales and Oscar De Luna will take the More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

A New Year-A New Challenge

The first question is, "Where has 2014 gone?" Here we are again at the end of another year. It is the time to look back, but only briefly, for we can't change the past. We can hopefully learn from it however. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association December 26, 2014

Cotton futures began this week by extending last week's gains at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) in New York. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch - Beeswax and Propolis

Let’s talk about another reason honey bees are such important animals. Honey bees provide us with a variety of useful products other than honey. Two of these are Beeswax and Propolis.  More...

Obituaries

JACK DEMPSEY RIGGAN

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Jack Dempsey Riggan, 94, returned to the Lord our Father on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at Harlingen, Texas. He was born on October 28, 1920 in Smithville, MS, son of James Howard and Etta (Addington) Riggan.  More...

LYDIA VALDEZ

BIG SPRING/RAYMONDVILLE Lydia Valdez, 51 of Big Spring, TX, entered into rest Friday, December 26, 2014 at home.  She was born April 19, 1963 in Raymondville, TX daughter of Reymundo and Guadalupe (Alvarado) Cruz.  More...

IGNACIO “NACHO” MARTINEZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS - Ignacio “Nacho” Martinez, Sr., 85, passed away on December 26, 2014 in his home, where he was cared for by his loving son and daughter-in-law.  Ignacio was a very loving and caring husband to his beloved wife, I More...

Legals

PUBLIC HEARING

WILLACY COUNTY  TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)   More...

City of Raymondville

Parks & Recreation Department Adult Softball Organizational Meeting

The City of Raymondville will be having an organizational meeting for its upcoming Adult & Coed Softball Season on Thursday, January 8, 2015, at 6:00 pm, in the Rural Technology Building, located at 700 FM 3168, Raymondville, Texas, directly acro More...

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