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Lyford maquinita raided again by federal agents, state troopers

In a repeat of an Oct. 4 raid, on Thursday U.S. More...

News

Texan appears in Houston court on charge he backed ISIS

HOUSTON (AP) - A former Texas resident who was captured in Syria has appeared in federal court in Houston on a charge he attempted to support ISIS.  More...

Murder conviction upheld of Texas man found with phone data

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas' highest criminal court has upheld the murder conviction of a man who claimed police violated his rights by using cellphone location data to find him without a warrant.  The Austin American- Statesman reports the rulin More...

Lyford leaders discuss plans for medical clinic; if they build it, a doctor will come?

Lyford City Commission members talked Monday with Chris Sias, representative of Megamorphosis, a Harlingenbased architectural firm, about how a loan from Texas Department of Agriculture can help build a small medical clinic that could attract a docto More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

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My husband and I did it. Many of us did. We jumped into the deep end and never looked back.  Just keep swimming. We did. Lap after lap. From low tide to high.  More...

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Marcus Capetillo also earned the meet’s “Best Lifter” Award.  The Raymondville girl’s team, which comprised of only 3 lifters, finished the meet 7th place with 14 points. More...

Wind turbines may interfere with radar on weather apps

LINCOLN, Ill. (AP) Meteorologists say wind farms in central Illinois may be interfering with the radar on weather apps.  Chris Miller is a National Weather Service meteorologist in Lincoln. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 28 - Criminal mischief, under $100, 300 blk W. Durango.  JANUARY 27 - Dog bite, 200 blk E. Rodriguez.  Terroristic threat, lost property, 700 blk n. 6th.  Criminal trespass, 100 blk S. Exp. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JANUARY 23 - Failure to maintain financial responsibility; display expired driver license, FM 1761 E. More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: ITIO; AVA LAINE RAE PEREZ  CAUSE # 2018-CV-0180-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY TEXAS  To: Jacqueline Marie Perez and Unknown Father and all whom it may concern, respondents   More...

CITATION/PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS ELISEO VASQUEZ V. LUCIO CHAVEZ, JUANITA MONROE AND THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF AURORA ELIZONDO CHAVEZ CAUSE NO. 2016-CV-0287-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS More...

W.C. commissioners huddle with another wind farm developer

Willacy County will soon get the lion’s share of a huge wind farm project that will span three counties, said officials of E.ON Climate & Renewables, which already has two such projects operating in Willacy.  More...

Hopeful Raymondville City Commission candidate may be blocked by unpaid fines; could be rearrested

A candidate for a Raymondville City Commission seat may not be able to see her name on the ballot because she has been dodging traffic fines since April 2015.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

“Service is love dressed in work clothes”

Did you ever stop to think about the number of people who serve you each and every day? More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Futures post slight gain this week

January 25, 2018 From last Friday’s close at 73.89 cents per pound, cotton futures posted a week-over-week gain of 24 points to hit 74.13 cents. The resumption of trading on Tuesday (after Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. 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 are good in the Humble Channel at night on crabs and table shrimp. More...

After 105 animals seized, man banned from farming for life

SORRENTO, Maine (AP) A Maine judge has banned a man from farming for life after authorities seized 105 animals from his farm.  Animal welfare officials say they found filthy conditions at Marc Calcia's farm in Sorrento. More...

Obituaries

MARGARITA LOPEZ

RAYMONDVILLE/LYFORD, TEXAS -Margarita Lopez, 68, entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 28, 2019 at Mission Regional Medical Center. She was born on July 10, 1950 in Raymondville, TX to Rafael V. More...

JUAN A. TREJO

Juan A. Trejo, 54, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Harlingen Medical Center.  He was born July 1, 1964 in Washington State, son of the late Juan Gilberto Cantu and the late Maria Alicia Trejo. More...

DANIEL OLTIVERO

RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS - Daniel Oltivero, 94, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at his home in Raymondville, TX. He was born on October 10, 1924 in Willacy County to Daniel and Benita (Garza) Oltivero.  More...

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