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News

Harvey worsens overcrowding at Harris County jail

HOUSTON (AP) - Overcrowding at a Houston-area jail has worsened partly by a loss of beds and a court backlog after Hurricane Harvey.  More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, April 16, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

Lyford daycare death ruled “natural causes”

A final autopsy report has cleared workers at a Lyford daycare center of any wrongdoing related to the Feb. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Rain and USDA reports were highlights this week

April 6, 2018   More...

Clean, drain and dry as boat season heats up

As the spring boating season kicks off, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) inland fisheries and law enforcement staff urge boaters to fight back against the aquatic invasive species that threaten Texas lakes.  More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Black drum and redfish are fair to good in the Packery Channel on crabs. More...

Obituaries

FRED KLOSTERMANN, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Fred Klostermann, Jr., 88, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 9, 2018 at Valley Baptist Medical Center, after a short illness, surrounded by his family.  More...

PATRICIA JO BRASHEAR

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Patricia Jo Brashear, 74, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Friday, April 6, 2018 in Austin, Texas. She was born on January 2, 1944 in Mission Texas, daughter of Joseph Ashton and Beatrice (Gonzales) Simon. More...

JUVENTINO LEON SALAZAR

Juventino Leon Salazar, 81, died March 17, 2018 in Irving, Texas. More...

Legals

NOTICE OF STORAGE LIEN

Lopez Towing Service, LLC has in their possession a 2010 Black Toyota Camry, 4 dr., IL LP # AA1-3778 and VIN # 4T1BF3EK6AU521653. The owner is unknown. The vehicle is being held at: 12960 W. 186, Raymondville, TX 78580. More...

NOTICE OF STORAGE LIEN

Lopez Towing Service, LLC has in their possession a 2018 White Toyota RAV4, 4 door, TX LP # 89N- 1625 and VIN # JTMZFREV6JJ171622. The owner is unknown. The vehicle is being held at: 12960 W. 186, Raymondville, TX 78580. More...

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF ROBERT E. WEBB, DECEASED

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Robert E. Webb, Deceased, were issued on March 16, 2018, by the County Court of Willacy County, Texas, acting in Cause No. 2018-PRB-0002, to Maria Villarreal Webb. More...

Powerlifters honored by Lyford City leaders

Lyford city officials on Monday honored local winners of Powerlifting competition. From left: Mayor Pro Tem Tony Chavez, Commissioners Rick Salinas and Maggie Quilantan; Priscila Tovar, Frank Moreno, Marcos A. Chavez, Justin Garcia, Mayor Jose G. More...

Candlelight vigil draws crowd on courthouse lawn

A candlelight vigil held last Wednesday on the grounds of the Willacy County courthouse was a big success, organizer Martha Martinez said.  The 19th annual event, sponsored by the Willacy County Child Welfare Board and the Family Crisis Center I More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

The happiest place should be the home

It's been said that the home is the sweetest type of heaven. No matter who you are or what you do, king or peasant, the happiest place should still be the home. More...

Letters

Reader enjoys livestock show

Editor,   I had never considered writing anything about a livestock show and rodeo-related activities. More...

County Lifestyles

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LYFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL JV BAND WINS -Lyford Middle School JV Band participated at the Region 28 UIL Concert and Sight-reading Contest at the Harlingen Performing Arts Complex on Thursday, April 5, 2018 More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Liquid gold brings clarity

In many parts of the world people walk miles just to access it. Here in the U.S. we may take it for granted because for most of us it comes from the tap with the flick of a wrist. Some of us buy it bottled. More...

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CITY OF LYFORD 2018 FEBRUARY YARD OF THE MONTH belongs to Julie Gonzales. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 10 - Damaged window, 500 blk S. 3rd.  Theft, over $100, under $750, 500 blk N. 7th.  Retaliation, 300 blk N. 7th.  Arrested: David Amaya, possession of controlled substance, 800 blk E. More...

District Clerk Report

Ex Parte: Perfecto Orozco d/ b/a Beto’s Towing Service - other: civil.  In re: Order for Foreclosure Concerning RR 2 Box 56, Lyford, TX 78569 Under Tex. R.Civ.P. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

APRIL 4 - Incident report (information only), 6th St., Lasara.  Evading arrest with motor vehicle/ possession of marijuana, arrested: Adrian Garcia, FM 506 and David Ramirez, Sebastian.  APRIL 5- Credit card abuse, CR 2900, Raymondville.&nb More...

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