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Bulldogs celebrate win!

THE 2016 LYFORD BULLODGS overcame the Raymondville Bearkats 49-7 Friday night at Burnett Stadium during the annual meeting of the two Willacy County teams. More...

News

TABC begins underage sales sting

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) Texas alcohol regulators have begun a back-to-school operation meant to halt illegal sales to underage individuals.  The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission on Thursday announced the September undercover effort. More...

Driver safely exits SUV dangling from parking garage

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Bystanders have helped rescue an SUV driver after the vehicle plunged off the ninth floor of a Texas parking garage and dangled from the side.  More...

Sheriff's deputy, 73, dies in head-on crash

EASTLAND, Texas (AP) A West Texas sheriff's deputy has been killed in a head-on collision while driving his SUV patrol vehicle to work.  The Texas Department of Public Safety says 73-year-old Eastland County sheriff ' s Deputy Kenneth Maltby die More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Uptrend for Cotton Futures Continues, demand shows signs of improvement

September 9, 2016   Cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) in New York continued to push higher this week, thanks in large part to triple-digit gains Tuesday following the Labor Day Holiday. More...

War against blackbirds escalates with hawk on patrol in downtown Waco

WACO, Texas (AP) Fair warning to the squawking, trash-scavenging, car-splattering hordes along Austin Avenue in Waco: Tiberius is watching.  Tiberius is a Harris's hawk with a fearsome hooked beak and talons, and if he can't eat all the grackles More...

Legals

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROJECT

The City of Raymondville Economic Development Corporation has proposed a Raymondville Economic Development Corporation 4B Project for the remodeling of the Raymondville Public Safety Facility/Fire Hall, 523 W. Hidalgo Ave, Raymondville, TX 78580. More...

NOTICE TO SELECT CITY DEPOSITORY

FOR THE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

The City of Raymondville is accepting sealed applications for the selection of a City depository as required by law. Detailed specifications may be obtained at the City of Raymondville, City Manager's Office, 142 S. More...

NOTICE WILLACY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS' COURT INTENDS TO MAKE A DEPOSITORY CONTRACT

NOTICE: The Selection of County Depositories and the terms of depository contracts are governed by Tex. Loc. Gov't. Code Ann., Chapter 116.   More...

City’s small loan clients, a mixed bag of recipients

A total of 11 clients have applied under what is known as the Small Revolving Loan Program.  All in all, they got thousands of dollars in low interest loans but not all of them have abided by the terms stipulated.  In fact, two of them are More...

County tax rate going up 3 cents

County commissioners will meet again this week to discuss adopting the 2016-17 fiscal year budget.  The $7.14 million budget is a little smaller than the 2015- 16 fiscal year budget that ends Sept. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Thankfulness

Usually this type of column would come around Thanksgiving, but since we have so much to be thankful for, I thought we needed to bring it up now. Most people if they just pause and think, would find cause to thankful. More...

Political Cartoon

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County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Fantasy - family style

It ’s the trending Sunday sensation more popular than selfies in restaurants or commercials during the Super Bowl. In a word, it’s fantasy football. More...

50th Wedding Anniversary

Jose Angel Gonzalez, Sr. and Maria Isabel Castro, formally of Lyford, TX and now reside in Corpus Christi, TX were married on September 19, 1966 in Boulder, Colorado.  More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

SEPTEMBER 12 - Arrested: Victor Villegas, execution of warrant, 500 blk E. Hidalgo.  Theft, under $100, 400 blk E. Hidalgo.  Follow-up, 900 blk W. San Francisco.  Theft of property, over $100, under $750, 900 blk E. More...

DR. RUBEN GOMEZ, M.D.

Date of Birth: 6/6/1927  Date of Death: 9/9/2016  City: Brownsville  Three children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him.Four like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth. More...

ROGERIO G. GONZALES

LYFORD - Rogerio G. Gonzales, 83, entered into eternal glory on Friday, September 2, 2016. He was born to Martin Gonzales and Manuela Garcia Gonzales on August 12, 1933 in Raymondville, TX.  More...

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