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Donna man faces murder charge in double homicide

DONNA, Texas (AP) - A 23-year-old man faces a murder charge in connection with a shooting that left two dead and one injured.  Victor Javier Briseflo of Donna was charged Sunday, and his bond has been set at $ 500,000. More...

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Otis Klar Head Start and Early Head Start are celebrating Week of the Young Child April 13- 17 with different activities each day. Last Tuesday was Texas Flag Day Parade. More...

City of Lyford plans to annex 30 acres of farmland

If the council has its way, the city of Lyford will grow by about 30 acres.  The council will meet Monday and it’s expected to take action to annex 29.8 acres of farmland at the corner of Simon Gomez Road and Glen Lofton Avenue.  The More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

April 17, 2015

The cotton market started this week on a positive note, but consolidation ahead of the May contract's first notice day kept pressure on prices as traders continued to liquidate their May positions during the following three sessions at the Interconti More...

Grace Heritage Ranch - Poisonous Snakes

What would you think if someone suddenly pointed across the yard and shouted, “Look! A poisonous snake!” Would you panic? Run up to catch it? More...

Obituaries

HENRY S. DE LA PAZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS - Henry S. More...

AURORA (BORE) TREVINO DOWNING

Aurora (Bore) Trevino Downing, 91, was called to be with our Lord on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Harlingen, TX at Valley Baptist Medical Center. Mrs. Downing was born in Kenedy, TX and resided in Harlingen, TX. More...

JULIAN G. LONGORIA

SAN PERLITA- Julian G. Longoria, Jr., 81, of San Perlita, TX entered into rest Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Valley Baptist Medical Center. He was born on November 16, 1933 in Lyford to Julian Longoria, Sr. and Josefina G. Longoria.  More...

Early voting for city & school elections starts Monday

Early voting for the May 9 election starts Monday, April 27 and ends Tuesday, May 5.  There will be five different elections held in Willacy County.  In the City of Raymondville elections, voters can cast their ballots from 8 a.m. More...

Pioneer Days is this weekend

Some of Willacy County old settlers and today’s cowboys will be highlighted this weekend during the second annual Willacy Pioneer Days fiesta.  The event will kick off with a chuck wagon dinner and dance starting at 6:30 p.m. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

“When You Really Know Someone”

Have you ever heard the comment, "I liked him until I got to know him better?" I guess it's better to have someone say about you, "The more I know him, the better I like him." We can make sure the latter phrase is what we hear most often if we will j More...

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County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Generator appreciation day

Back in the fall of 2012, my husband developed a genuine need for a generator. He claimed his motivation was based out of love for our family. More...

Lyford Women’s Club meets

LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB HOSTESSES for the meeting were Alma Blanco, Margaret Fonseca, Elia Lopez, Delia Romo and Marge Piper. More...

Crime & Courts

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

APRIL 15 - Theft, Glen Loften Ave., Lyford.  APRIL 16- Incident, items found.  APRIL 17 - Assault, 300 blk W. 3rd St., Sebastian.  Burglary of a vehicle, S. Port Dr., Port Mansfield.  Burglary of a vehicle, S. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 17 - Online harassment, 400 blk N. 2nd.  Burglary of habitation, 500 blk W. Sauz.  Arrested: Martin Gonzales, execution of warrant, 1000 blk N. 1st.  Incident: civil matter, 700 blk E. Gem.  More...

Local man sentenced to long prison term for sexual assault of a child

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Reynaldo Zallar, Sr., 53, of San Perlita, TX was found guilty and sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison for Attempted Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child.  More...

Legals

IN THE INTEREST OF ALBERTICO GUERRA, DECEASED

IN THE DISTRICT COURT 197TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS   ORDER TO AMEND DEATH CERTIFICATE   On December 12, 2013 the Court considered Petition To Amend Death Certificate filed by Maria Elizabeth Salazar.  More...

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