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Willacy to seek grant funds for body armor, drainage projects

Willacy County commissioners agreed Thursday to submit a grant application to the governor’s office to obtain rifle-resistant body armor for sheriff’s deputies. More...

News

Lyford CISD to honor Vietnam War Gold Star families at Annual Veterans Day Ceremony

Lyford CISD will be celebrating its 29th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 10, 2017. The ceremony will be held at Bulldog Stadium at 9:30 am. A patriotic prelude to the ceremony will begin at approximately 9:10 am.  More...

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LYFORD CISD ACE ROBOTICS TEAM COMPETED at UTRGV HESTEC Robotics-On Thursday, October 5th the LMS ACE Robotics team competed at the UTRGV HESTEC Robotics Competition. More...

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LADY BULLDOGS VOLLEYBALL TEAM ADVANCE TO AREA CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND-The Lady Bulldogs will be taking on the Goliad Tigerettes Friday, November 3, 2017 at 6:00 pm at Sinton High School 400 N. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

The comforts of not-at-home

There’s something luxurious about an overnight hotel stay. And hotels work hard to make us feel that way. The term hotel bedding has become synonymous with generous threadcount, high-end crisply pressed white cotton sheets.  More...

THE LYFORD WOMEN"S CLUB

THE LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB held their October 12, 2017 meeting at the Lyford Methodist Church. More...

YVONNE WRIGHT

YVONNE WRIGHT presented a beautiful display of art work during the Lyford Women’s Club meeting. More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

OCTOBER 30 - Accident (minor), 100 blk N. 10th.  Arrested: Joel Daniel Martinez, driving while intoxicated, 1300 blk E. Hidalgo.  OCTOBER 29 - Burglary of habitation, 100 blk S. 1st.  OCTOBER 28 - Unattended death, 100 blk S. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

OCTOBER 26 - Burglary of a vehicle, W. 7th St., Sebastian.  OCTOBER 27- Burglary of a vehicle, West St., Sebastian.  OCTOBER 28 - Assault causing bodily injury, family violence, criminal mischief, E. 7th St., Sebastian.  More...

Local rancher wants roads near homes fixed before road to police firing range

A Raymondville rancher is questioning why Willacy County used a limited supply of recycled asphalt paving material to fix a rural road that leads to a city owned shooting range when neighbors on his road needed it to be placed on their caliche road t More...

Willacy reaping benefits from grants of state, federal funds

Construction of four extrawide bridges across major ditches and resumption of a long-delayed storm shelter construction project are hopeful signs that cash-strapped Willacy County is able to leverage state funds.  More...

Legionnaires, volunteers build ramp for Abbott

Hammers, saws and elbow grease were combined this week in Raymondville to make the stage at the Willacy County Museum accessible for Gov. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Choose your words carefully

Today we live in a world where one has to be very careful in what they say, and how they say it. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Reader celebrates All Souls’ Day

Editor,   As “All Souls’ Day” (el Dia de los Muertos) approaches, I reminisce about the members of my family who are now with our Lord. More...

Farm & Ranch

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THE LYFORD CISD FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA members and the American Legion Post 390 members pose prior to the Friday night football game and flag raising. More...

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Israel Salazar Jr, Willacy SWCD #349 Vice-Chairman and Lawrence Braswell Willacy SWCD Board Director made the presentation.  Pictured left to right are Lawrence Braswell SWCD Secretary, Israel Salazar Jr. More...

FARMERS

FARMERS are preparing fields for winter crops or turning over cover crops to build up their soil. This field near Fitch Road southwest of Raymondville, is being readied for next season. More...

Obituaries

In Loving Memory of Teodoro Nieto

10/29/1926 - 10/30/2011

We think of you in silence, make no outward show, but what it meant to lose you, no one will ever know. To some you are forgotten, to others a part of the past, but to us who loved you dearly, your memories will always last. More...

Legals

WILLACY COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR LEGAL SERVICES

Due Date and Time: November 8, 2017 at 5 p.m.  Inquiries and Proposals Should Be Directed To: Elena Vasquez - Executive Director 458 W. Hidalgo Ave., Raymondville, Texas 78580 Ph: (956) 699-3536 or wcesd458@hotmail.com   More...

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF RITA J. ZDANSKY, DECEASED

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Rita J. Zdansky, Deceased, were issued on October 11, 2017, by the County Court of Willacy County, Texas, acting in Cause No. More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION CAUSE NO. 2017-CV-0354-A

IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS

THE STATE OF TEXAS: ITIO; JANELLE PENA, KENDRA PENA AND AALIYAH PENA  TO: Unknown Father, and all whom it may concern, respondents   More...

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