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Crafts: Gold-dipped eggs add shine to Easter decor

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) Despite their rounded shape, Easter eggs can be edgy. Give them a modern boost by combining two fashion and decorating trends: color-blocking and gold-dipping. More...

County safe-house barely alive; back on the discussion table

Building a proposed safe-house to house county residents in the event a hurricane or other natural disaster strikes the region is now hanging by a thread.  August of this year is the deadline the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, gav More...

Lyford getting new park, but some question location at La Laguna

A new city park is in the works in Lyford, but not everyone is happy with its proposed location.  It’s set to be built on a lowlying area on the east side of town, just across Expressway 77 on or around a place described by local officials More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

What color is your cat?

I never planned to be the mom of a black cat. I might have chosen a different color, had there been a choice. But there was only one kit- ten available for adoption the day I went to the rescue shelter five years ago. More...

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LYFORD WOMENS’S CLUB NEWS March 10, 2016 was very entertaining meeting for Lyford's Women Club. All attendees enjoyed a line dancing program brought by a group of energetic ladies. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MARCH 21 - Lost property, 400 blk E. Harris.  Incident, 800 blk W. Durham.  Stalking, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  Accident (minor), 6th and Raymond.  Assisted officer on call, 1100 blk N. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

MARCH 16- Theft, Emma Ross Rd., Raymondville. Execution of warrant/driving while intoxicated, arrested: Gustavo Ledesma, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail. Civil matter, Primerose, Lyford. Theft, E. Port Dr., Port Mansfield. Accident, U.S. More...

Legals

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters of Administration for the Estate of JOHN HALM, JR., Deceased, were issued on March 18, 2016, under Docket Number 2016-PRB-0003, pending in the County Court of Willacy County, Texas to CLARA ELIZABETH HALM More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE INTEREST OF Jayden Ray Cruz,Alizay Marie Mendoza,George Mendoza, Jr. and Kaylee Eulalia Mendoza Cause No. 2016-CV-0020-AIN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY,TEXAS More...

City Oks, 5-year tax abatement for Tractor Supply

Tractor Supply is receiving a tax abatement package which calls for paying no property taxes at all for 2016.  The city commission approved the deal during Tuesday’s meeting, following a request the company made earlier.  The retailer More...

EASTER BUNNIES AND BABY CHICKS

EASTER BUNNIES AND BABY CHICKS JR Cantu, with Earl’s Agri-Business on South Seventh Street, has rabbits and chicks for sale before Easter Sunday. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

He is Risen, He is Risen Indeed!

Unless someone has been living in a cave somewhere, it doesn't take much to figure out the whole world has gone crazy and we are going to eventually destroy ourselves and everything with us. More...

Farm & Ranch

TDA Market Recap, March 21, 2016

AUSTIN- (March 21, 2016) For the week ending March 18, 2016, Texas feeder cattle auctions reported prices steady to $12 higher. Texas Weekly Direct reported prices $3 to $5 higher. More...

COWPOKES

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COWPOKES

Cotton futures advance, weekly export sales strong

March 18, 2016   More...

Obituaries

JUNE PAGE JOHNSON

June Page Johnson went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 13, 2016 at the age of 92. June was born February 11, 1924 to Maggie and Ira Page. She grew up in Raymondville, Texas, where she loved school and all opportunities to socialize. More...

JUVENTINO GONZALES, SR.

RAYMONDVILLE- Juventino Gonzales, Sr., 85, born on July 20, 1930 passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at his beloved ranch in Lasara.  He was preceded in death by his grandson, Juventino “Tino” Gonzales, III, wife, Maria L. More...

DANIEL S. LOPEZ

RAYMONDVILLE- Daniel S. Lopez, 94, entered into eternal rest on March 20, 2016 at his home in Raymondville, TX. He was born on February 16, 1922 to Francisco and Eugenia (Sandoval) Lopez in Woodsboro, TX.  More...

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