January 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Road built with grant funds is deficient

A road built as part of La Jarra Assisted Living project was found to be deficient and the contractor will be asked to take care of any future deterioration. The road, off Texas Highway 186, was constructed last year by The 5125 company of Mission. More...

News

Pope's travel and United State plans: Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uganda

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) - Pope Francis said Monday he hopes to visit Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay this year, as well as the Central African Republic and Uganda. More...

CITY OFFICIALS SWORN IN

CITY OFFICIALS SWORN IN ( Courtesy photo) More...

NEW LYFORD POLICE CHIEF

NEW LYFORD POLICE CHIEF Andres Maldonado, left, is sworn in by Municipal Judge Armin “Mino” Martinez as Mayor Henry De la Paz looks on. ( Courtesy photo) More...

Farm & Ranch

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. * Going Through a Rough Patch More...

Farm bill workshop set Jan. 28 for rural Hidalgo, Starr, Willacy county growers

McCOOK - With the clock ticking down, crop policy experts are reaching out to rural farmers in the Lower Rio Grande Valley to inform them about long-term decisions they'll have to make soon under the 2014 farm bill. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch Coffee

As you lie sleeping peacefully in your bed, the raucous scream of the alarm clock suddenly snaps you out of your happy dreams into the cold and darkness of reality. You fumble to turn the alarm off and groggily make your way to the kitchen. More...

Obituaries

NICOLAS E. LERMA

LYFORD, TX. -Nicolas E. Lerma, 74, of Lyford, Texas passed away on January 25, 2015. He was born in Lyford on December 10, 1940 to parents Nicolas G. Lerma and Hortencia Estrada Lerma. More...

AMELIA SANCHEZ HURTADO

RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS -Amelia Sanchez Hurtado, 90 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Sunday, January 25, 2015 in Harlingen Medical Center, Harlingen, Texas. She was born May 30, 1924 in Mexico, daughter of Estevan and Estefana (Martinez) Sanchez. More...

In Loving Memory/ Happy Birthday, Mom

Elia Gomez

1/27/1934 - 8/7/2014 More...

8-liner casino busted by police

A coin-operated casinostyled parlor that was operating legally in the city was busted Monday night by Raymondville police for giving out cash as winning prizes. More...

Filing period for city elections starts today

Anyone wanting to run for any of four seats available in the upcoming city election in May can start filing now. The period for doing so starts today (Wednesday) and ends Feb. 27. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Members of the Congress visit the Valley to get input on Border Security

On Friday we were notified by our Director of the Texas Border Sheriff’s Coalition that we had an opportunity to meet with a delegation of 23 members of Congress, and we would be present to share our concerns on border security. More...

Letters

Valley Metro bus appreciated

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Too many potholes, reader says

The joke around town is "Did you hear the City of Raymondville is spending $100,000 on improvements at the Golf Course. WHY? When the residents of Raymondville can just go outside and play golf in the streets with all the potholes". More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF COLLATERAL

Notice is hereby given that Willacy County Navigation District ("the District") will dispose of certain collateral at a public sale to be held on February 11, 2015, at 11:00 O'clock a.m. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Big game, bigger commercials

It's the time of year when the "F-word" takes on a whole new meaning. Especially if, like me, you reside in a home with a bunch of football fanatics. For most of the season, their fervor doesn't impact me. More...

Happy 2nd Birthday!

Dominic Perez
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HAPPY 18TH BIRTHDAY!

Anissa Leigh
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Crime & Courts

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

JANUARY 21 - Criminal mischief, W. La Noria, Lyford. Low flying aircraft, 1st Ave., San Perlita. Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, assault, Red I Ranch, Raymondville. Welfare concern, Dahlia Rd., Lyford. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 23 - Theft of service, 400 blk N. 4th. Lost property, 14000 blk FM 490. Burglary of vehicle, 300 blk W. Main. JANUARY 24- Criminal mischief, over $500, under $1,500, 900 blk S. 7th. Incident, possible child pornography, 400 blk S. 3rd. More...

Legals

WILLACY COUNTY GLO # 12-401-000-6446, DRS210204 Construction

Advertisement and Invitation for Bids

The County of Willacy will receive bids for Street and Drainage Improvements Prolect Colonia Sebastian (West) until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday February 26, 2015 at 576 West Main Street, Raymondville, Texas 78580. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE

CONDEMNATION HEARING ORDER

BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE More...

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