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$1.3Million in marijuana found in bell pepper shipment in Arizona

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - Federal authorities at the Arizona border in Nogales say more than $1.3 million worth of marijuana has been found in a shipment of bell peppers.  U.S. More...

4 killed in crash of small plane in Central Texas

SPRING BRANCH, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a Central Texas man, his wife and their two children died when the plane they were flying crashed next to a feed store shortly after takeoff.  More...

A FORD F250 DIESEL TRUCK

  A FORD F250 DIESEL TRUCK careened into a resident’s brick gate entrance on Thursday morning on East Hwy. 186. Roads were slippery with the recent rains and the accident is being is being investigated by DPS troopers. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE:

It’s a mall world

I don't go to the mall much. It hasn't always been this way. I used to be an experienced and proficient shopper. Hobnobbing at the mall was one of my main talents and preferred hobbies. Then, I got out of the habit, I guess. More...

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION - PRINCE OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH - LYFORD

  FIRST HOLY COMMUNION - PRINCE OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH - LYFORD - Ten children received their First Holy Communion on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Lyford. The Mass was celebrated by Father Gabriel I. Ezeh. More...

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION - ST. MARTIN OF TOURS CATHOLIC CHURCH - SEBASTIAN

  FIRST HOLY COMMUNION - ST. MARTIN OF TOURS CATHOLIC CHURCH - SEBASTIAN - Four children received their First Holy Communion on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Sebastian. More...

Crime & Courts

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

MAY 13- Public intoxication, arrested: Elizabeth Baunsgard, U.S. 77 and Conley Rd., Raymondville.  Public intoxication, arrested: Jose Luis Rodriguez, U.S. More...

Legals

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Local man whose son died in Iraq war gets help from veterans

A man whose son died in the Iraq War is getting help from veterans and from other sectors of the community.  Arturo Aguirre, 74, who lost his son, Anthony, in 2007 has been living in a rundown 24-by-26 foot shack made of particle board on East G More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Let's pause to remember our fallen heros

As we approach the end of May while still looking ahead to Graduations, we find we need to pause and remember those we honor on Memorial Day. More...

Political Cartoon

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Farm & Ranch

National Safe Boating Week Highlights Importance of Boating and Water into the Memorial Day Weekend

AUSTIN- Safe Boating Week runs May 16-22 nationally and in Texas as proclaimed by Gov. Greg At the country are advocating safe and responsible boating as Texans head to the water this weekend.  More...

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association May 15, 2015

Cotton futures prices enjoyed an impressive rally Wednesday and Thursday after starting this week on a bearish note. The market seemed to ignore disappointing U.S. More...

COWPOKES

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Obituaries

MIGUEL “MIKE” L. GARCIA

Mike Garcia, 79, entered into eternal rest on May 9, 2015, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston, TX.  More...

PAULA ALANIZ VILLARREAL

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Paula Alaniz Villarreal passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Solara Hospital in Harlingen,TX. Paula was born to Ladislado Alaniz and Manuela Escamilla on June 30, 1928 in McAllen, TX. She was 86.  More...

FR. FRANK CLANCY, SCJ

PRIEST OF THE SACRED HEART   Fr. Frank Clancy, SCJ, 83, died in Franklin, Wisconsin on May 17, 2015. His funeral Mass will be in Hales Corners, Wisconsin at 11am on Thursday, May 21st. Fr. More...

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