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Stone knife shows evidence of first Americans

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Archaeologists say they've uncovered a stone knife in a sinkhole near Tallahassee that dates back 14,550 years. More...

San Antonio food bank, federal parks join to provide produce

SAN ANTONIO (AP) The San Antonio Food Bank and the National Park Service are joining forces for a project that will provide up to about 500,000 pounds of fresh produce annually to feed the hungry. More...

Veterans Park is new community jewel

A new park has opened in Raymondville, giving local and Willacy County residents the opportunity to use a facility like no other before. More...

County Lifestyles

Ysasi-McElroy

Joe and Patricia Ysasi of Mt. Pleasant, TX are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Yvonne Ysasi, to Robert Carr McElroy, son of James Robert McElroy of Mt. Pleasant and Dee Ann Henry of Paris, TX. More...

AUDREY ALEXIE FIGUEROA

Graduated from Lyford Kinder 2016, she is the daughter of Angie Nunez, Granddaughter of Mario & Angie Nunez More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Time - a moment in

My husband and I have always tried to make our family a priority. It is the one aspect of parenting we can agree on. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MAY 23 - Arrested: Miranda Galvan, execution of warrant, theft, over $100, under $750, 500 blk W. Hidalgo. Found property returned, 500 blk W. Hidalgo. Incident, 500 blk W. Hidalgo. Information, 700 blk W. Durango. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

MAY 18- Assault, FM 1762. Execution of warrant/failure to appear, possession of a controlled substance, arrested: Ricardo De Los Santos, W.C. Sheriff’s Department Jail. Smuggling of persons, U.S. 77 North County Line, Raymondville. More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS TO: JOE ANDREW TORRES, IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JOSE TORRES, DECEASED. More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS TO: BRET TORRES, IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JOSE TORRES, DECEASED. More...

Memorial Day kicks off with event at fallen Marine’s dad’s home

A stone placed in front of the home of the father of a fallen U.S. Marine will kick off this Memorial Day weekend activities. The stone, which was engraved and donated by Mid Valley Pavers of Donna, will be unveiled at 10 a. m. More...

Young Farmers Fishing Tournament is Friday & Saturday at Port Mansfield

Anyone who likes catching whoppers can have the chance to go home with cash as prizes this weekend. The 34th annual Willacy County Young Farmers Fishing Tournament kicks off at 8 p.m. this Friday, May 27 and runs through 4 p.m. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Memorial Day-Remembering the Price Paid for Our Freedoms

As we enter the latter part of a very busy month, we look ahead to Memorial Day. More...

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Farm & Ranch

TDA Market Recap, May 23, 2016

AUSTIN - (May 23, 2016) For the week ending May 20, 2016, Texas feeder cattle auctions reported prices steady to $5 higher. Texas Weekly Direct reported prices steady to $3 higher. More...

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On Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Lyford FFA held its annual end of the year awards banquet and recognized students in over 27 different categories. More...

USDA: Corn crop could reach record 14.4 billion bushels

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Farmers are expected to grow a record corn crop this year, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimating the crop at 14.4 billion bushels. More...

Obituaries

REFUGIA “COOKIE” Q. MARROQUIN

RAYMONDVILLE- Refugia (Cookie) Q. Marroquin, 85, of Raymondville, TX passed away peacefully after a sudden illness on May 18, 2016 at Northwest Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. Born September 8, 1930 to Guadalupe R. and Guadalupe C. More...

JOSEFINA DE LA ROSA

Josefina De La Rosa, 84 of San Antonio, TX, entered into rest Thursday, May 19, 2016 in Regent Care Center. She was born on January 9, 1932 in Lyford, daughter of Justo and Juana (Leal) De La Rosa. More...

KRISTIAN TAMEZ

NACOGDOCHES - Kristian Tamez, 20, of Nacogdoches, TX, entered into rest Saturday, May 14, 2016 in Nacogdoches. She was born on August 8, 1995 in Harlingen, TX, daughter of Lionel Cantu, Jr. and Mary Chris Tamez- Veliz. More...

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