March 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MTC prison damage not as bad as anticipated

The damage caused by rampaging inmates at the WiIlacy County Correction Center may not be as bad as was anticipated.  Commissioners Eliberto “Beto” Guerra and Eduardo Gonzales went into the facility run by the Utah-based Management T More...

News

Drug Abuse Education, Prevention & Rehabilitation donations

In February and March, the Kleberg and Kenedy Counties District Attorney, John T. More...

RISD ALL DISTRICT SELECTIONS

  RISD ALL DISTRICT SELECTIONS for the 2014-2015 basketball season were announced recently. More...

CHRISTIAN TREVINO

CHRISTIAAN TREVINO, a senior at Lyford High School, has been selected as one of the top basketball players in Texas and invited to participate in the 16th Texas Roundup All-Star game to be held on Ma More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

The Technology debatedelight or debacle

"Does technology free us or trap us?"  This question came across my inbox the other day and caused me to pause. At first I thought it was a fairly straightforward and simple query - albeit one without a real answer.  More...

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W. C. H. A. COMMITTEE BBQ PACK FUNDRAISER DRAWING WINNER IS TOMMY GONZALES IV from Lyford. More...

Obituaries

ADOLFO ROMO, SR.

LYFORD/CITRA, FL - Adolfo Romo, Sr., 81, passed away on Feb. 27, 2015. He was born on September 27, 1933 in Long Mont, TX, son of Bonifacio Romo, Sr. and Magarita (Vela) Romo.  He lived most of his life in Lyford, TX. More...

MAE KUHNS SULLIVAN

RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS -Mae Kuhns Sullivan, 87 of Raymondville, TX, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at home, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on August 1, 1927, in Jackson Township, Pennsylvania, daughter More...

NORA E. SALAZAR

Nora E. Salazar, 55, died March 4, 2015 in a Kingsville hospital. Services were held at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 1102 E. Kleberg Ave. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine and Beer Retailer’s Off-Premise Permit by Fernando Garza, Jr. dba Junior’s Corner Store, to be located at 405 N. More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The City of Raymondville will be accepting sealed bids for its City of Raymondville Sports Complex Concession Building/Park Improvements Project and Park Pavilion Project.   More...

City & county to host Job Fair for unemployed

The city commission and the EDC board approved hosting a job fair with the purpose of helping people who lost their jobs at the Willacy County Correctional Center or to any one interested in finding work.  The event will also provide an opportun More...

PM dredging project opens channel for commercial traffic

A project to deepen the Port Mansfield harbor to the Intercoastal Waterway has finished, leaving the navigation route open to fishing and commercial vessels.  The nearly $900,000 project was funded by the U. S. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Gaining and Achieving Maturity

Rising to a certain level of maturity is a goal we all strive to achieve in life, but as we get older we find out how little we know about life and even ourselves. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

Lo, there was a great earthquake, for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled away the stone and sat upon it; his appearance was as lightening and his clothes were as white as snow. More...

The Bull by the tail

As much as we'd prefer to take the bull by the horns, sometimes the tail is all we can manage to grab onto.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association March 6, 2015

At the close of trading at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Thursday, May cotton futures had settled lower six consecutive sessions as the market seemed to be correcting itself from an overbought condition. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch Ways of Learning

These past couple weeks at GHR have been full of new experiences. We’ve learned how to process chickens and now we have also processed a steer. More...

Applications for Conservation Program Accepted at NRCS Offices Statewide

TEMPLE, Mar. 3, 2015- Applications for funding opportunities with the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service ( NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) are currently being accepted at all NRCS offices across Texas.  More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MARCH 9 - Theft, over $1,500, under $20,000, 500 blk E. Hidalgo.  Burglary of vehicle, 100 blk N. 7th.  Arrested: Nicolas Sifuentes, execution of warrant, sexual assault, 100 blk S. 7th.  Incident: attempted suicide, 300 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

MARCH 4- Assault, Goyo Garcia Rd., Raymondville.  Possession of identifying information, U.S. 77, Sebastian.  Civil matter, Lupine Rd., Raymondville.  MARCH 5- Self inflicted injury, Olive Rd., Lyford.  More...

Local man sentenced to 3 years in prison for robbery

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Paublino Sauceda, 22, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty of Robbery and sentenced to 3 years in prison. More...

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