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Teen charged with stealing $25,000, giving classmates $100 bills

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) - A 13- year-old Ohio boy accused of stealing $25,000 from his 83-year-old grandfather and handing out $100 bills to his middle school classmates has been charged as a juvenile.  The Medina reports the boy was charged with deli More...

River rafters discover wreckage of aircraft in Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - A group of river rafters in search of old mining equipment on a hike at the Grand Canyon came across something unexpected during a recent trip: the wreckage of a small aircraft with bones scattered nearby.  More...

FEMA grant won’t cover cost of storm shelter - which may not be built

Willacy County has rejected all four bids for an emergency storm shelter to be built on land owned by the Raymondville school district and funded through a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant.  The action was taken at a Thursday Commission More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association May 29, 2015

Cotton futures surged higher Thursday at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) with July, the lead month, holding near the top of its trading range late in the session. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch Am I the Records Keeper?

One thing we’ve had to learn (and are still learning) at Grace Heritage Ranch is how to keep records of everything that goes on. More...

TDA Market Recap June 1, 2015

AUSTIN - (June 1, 2015) For the week ending May 30, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady, with instances of sales ranging from $3 lower to $4 higher per hundredweight (cwt). More...

Obituaries

MARJORIE ELISABETH FISHER

CORPUS CHRISTI, TXMarjorie Elisabeth Fisher was embraced by our Heavenly Father into the Kingdom of Heaven on Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Corpus Christi, TX. More...

MILDRED GWENDOLYN “GWEN” KEENE HOCOTT

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Mildred Gwendolyn “Gwen” Keene Hocott went home to be with her Lord and Savior at the age of 100 on June 1, 2015, in Pearland, TX. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.  More...

LUCIANA H. NIETO

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Luciana H. Nieto was called home by her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. She was born to Irene and Delfino Hernandez on January 7, 1926 in San Juan, TX. More...

County gets $4 million for damage done by inmates at closed prison

Willacy County Judge Aurelio “Keter” Guerra told County Commissioners Thursday that the county has so far received $4 million in insurance checks for the loss of the tent city prison facility damaged in the riot. More...

D. A. gets $200,000 to try murder cases

Willacy County & District Attorney Bernard Ammerman has returned from Austin where he recently obtained $200,000 from the state to try two capital murder cases in the county.  "I didn't want the taxpayers of this county to be burdened with t More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

“Out With the Welcome Mat”

I'm sure you've all heard the old saying "out with the welcome mat", well this past weekend I got a full understanding of what it means, or at least what it meant to me. More...

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Letters

A Third Letter to America

A Third Letter to America  America continues to defy God in many ways as it heads towards the inevitable judgment. More...

“Thank you,” local resident says

Dear Editor,  More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Imperfect parenting of imperfect kids

This message goes out to the young mom with three boys who recently apologized about not being able to stifle her energetic brood - and to the par- ents of all kids who have ever acted out in public, but especially those with boys who are not always More...

Guerra-Garcia

Mrs. Maria E. Guerra wishes to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Amanda Leah Guerra, to Samuel Garcia, of Harlingen.  Amanda is the youngest daughter of the late Alfredo Guerra. More...

Crime & Courts

Contractor convicted of theft, given probation

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today that David Bolding, 59, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty on 4 counts of theft and 1 count of misapplication of fiduciary property. More...

Copper theft convictions sends local man to prison

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today Rolando Martinez, 27, of Raymondville, TX was sentenced to 7 years in prison for Theft of Copper. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

MAY 27- Execution of warrant, assault causing bodily injury. Arrested: Jessica Amy Sosa. Willacy County Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Burglary of a habitation, S. Harbor, Port Mansfield.  MAY 28- Animal call, area unknown, Lasara.  More...

Legals

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND PRELIMINARY DECISION FOR TPDES PERMIT FOR MUNICIPAL WASTEWATER RENEWAL

PERMIT NO. WQ001121000l   More...

NOTICE OF ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF DAVID E. WALDRIP, DECEASED

Notice is hereby given that original letters testamentary upon the Estate of STEVE A. More...

Comisión De Calidad Ambiental Del Estado De Texas

AVISO DE LA SOLICITUD Y DECISION PRELIMINAR PARA EL PERMISO DEL SISTEMA DE ELIMINACION DE DESCARGAS DE CONTAMINANTES DE TEXAS (TPDES) PARA AGUAS RESIDUALES MUNICIPALES RENOVACION

PERMISO NO. WQ 0011210001   More...

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