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Lyford woman complains about commissioner’s cats

A Lyford woman is trying to fight City Hall over stray cats, some of whom she claims belong to a city commissioner.  Criselda Esparza, who lives on Ninth Street, six blocks north of City Hall, said the city needs to take action about stray cats More...

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STATE AND LOCAL POLICE CONVERGE on the El Toro Event Center in Lyford last Wednesday. More...

News

U. S. Supreme Court asked to halt Texas execution this week

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Attorneys for a Texas prisoner facing execution this week for killing a woman in Dallas in 1999 are asking the U. S. More...

Half of small Texas city's police force facing charges

LLANO, Texas (AP) - A Texas grand jury has handed down more indictments to half the officers in a small city police force, including the chief.  The Llano County grand jury indictments from late February include two previous counts of official o More...

Texas 10 Most Wanted sex offender captured in Colorado

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a convicted felon on the Texas 10 Most Wanted sex offender list has been captured in Colorado.  The Texas Department of Public Safety says 26-year-old Dakota Marcus Stewart was caught Tuesday in Floriss More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

House or home

During storms, especially in the middle of the night, I often lie in bed and give quiet thanks for the shelter of my house and it’s watertight roof and shingles.  More...

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THE LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB attended an ice cream tasting social at School House Creamery in Harlingen on March 8, 2018. Hostesses for this event were Peggy Allen and Bea Nyquist. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, March 19, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MARCH 12 - Criminal mischief, 800 blk N. 4th.  Theft, under $100, 700 blk S. Adeline.  Arrested: Lilia Amador, disorderly conduct, 300 blk W. Yturria.  Damaged property, 400 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

MARCH 7 - Burglary of a habitation, Pauline Rd., Sebastian.  Incident report (fire call), Old Alice Rd., Santa Monica.  MARCH 8 - Assault by contact, family violence, arrested: Jesus Samuel Pena, 4th St., La Sara.  MARCH 9- Harassment, More...

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held Monday, March 26, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the above City, at Raymondville City Hall, located at 142 S. More...

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SATURDAY'S "NOT JUST A SMALL TOWN" FESTIVAL was a success at the L.E. Franks Tourist Center in Raymondville. More...

Raymondville tax report shows slow growth

Property tax assessments have steadily climbed in Raymondville since hitting a low point in 2015 after a riot at the former “tent city” prison, a facility owned by Willacy County, that was destroyed and closed, a city report states.  More...

San Perlita cupcakes go to lab

A recent incident involving cupcakes recently consumed at San Perlita school district may possibly have another chapter.  Sheriff Larry Spence said he wasn’t aware last week that one of his investigators had obtained some of the baked good More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Let’s play ball!

It's that time of year again when everywhere you look, where there is an empty lot or field, you will find a bunch of young boys and girls practicing what used to be called, "America's Pastime," the game of baseball.  More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Despite some volatility, rally continues

March 9, 2018   More...

Onion season could see later, more traditional start in 2018

The onion season appears to be on track for a traditional start after last year’s early kickoff. Experts are predicting a mid- to late March start after standard winter weather consisting of cold and rain. More...

Nebraska city prepares for second solar farm project

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) An eastern Nebraska city has started seeking a contractor for a second community solar farm before its first project has even produced a kilowatt of energy because of high demand.  More...

Obituaries

ALICE GERALDINE RHODES

June 3, 1929 - March 10, 2018  It is with heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beautiful mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend, Alice Geraldine Rhodes.  More...

RENE GENARO MOYA

EL PASO/RAYMONDVILLERene Genaro Moya, was called by God on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. Rene was a humble, kind person who brought joy to many and will be greatly missed. Rene grew up in Lyford, Texas. More...

MARGARITA R. PENA

RAYMONDVILLE, TXMargarita R. Pena, 90, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Solara Hospital in Harlingen, Texas. She was born on April 5, 1927 in Mexico to Augustin and Petra Ayala.  More...

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