January 16, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Driver survives Wednesday rollover

Willacy County Emergency Medical Service responded to a one-vehicle accident at about 10 p.m. Wednesday at Business 77 and San Francisco Street in Raymondville, Willacy County EMS Director Frank Torres said.  More...

News

Don’t Mess With Texas scholarship accepting applications

AUSTIN - The application process for the 2019 Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship contest is now open. More...

CRIME OF THE WEEK

Criminal mischief in Lyford

On January 14, eight incidents of criminal mischief were reported to the Lyford Police Department. The locations varied all throughout the city.  The victims appear to be at random. Damages may range up to $2,000.00.  More...

Prescription drug throw-back at Watson’s City Drug

Communities Against Substance (CASA) Coalition, a program of Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas, in partnership with Watson’s City Drug, will be hosting the Willacy County Prescription Drug Throw-Back event at Watson’s City Drug o More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Life goes on

I used to worry. About a lot of things.  I used to worry about what other people had and what I didn’t and then I realized I didn’t use or need half of what I had anyway and life went on.  More...

Photos

LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB held their January 10th meeting at the Lyford United Methodist Church at 3:30 p.m. Hostesses were Sharon Hanssen, Dot Newman, Bea Nyquist and Peggy Allen.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 13 - Burglary of habitation, 600 blk E. Gem.  Criminal mischief, over $100, under $750, 1000 blk W. Hidalgo.  Theft, over $2,500, under $750, 1000 blk W. Hidalgo.  Theft, over $2,500, under $30,000, 200 blk N. Frontage U.S. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JANUARY 10 - Civil matter, Spence Rd., Raymondville.  JANUARY 11 - Incident report (abandoned vehicle), Marina St. and E. More...

Former commissioner, 90, arrested on sex changes

Longtime Willacy County Commissioner Fred Serrato has been arrested by Texas Rangers in Lyford on charges of aggravated sexual assault and injury to a disabled woman, Willacy County Sheriff’s Department records show.  More...

Another wind farm coming to Willacy County

Willacy County commissioners learned Thursday that the Las Majadas Wind Farm project will be under construction by the middle of 2019 and must be completed by the end of 2020.  More...

Lyford restricting truck parking

Truck drivers and their families are questioning the enforcement of a City of Lyford ordinance restricting the parking of tractor-trailer rigs on narrow city streets.  The ordinance has been on the books for several years but is now coming to th More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Staying safe when you travel

It's another cool January day here in South Texas and although people usually come this way to get warm during the winter months up north, today you may wish you were somewhere else that is sunny and warm. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Trading active, but futures drift sideways

January 11, 2018   More...

Startup uses tech to help farmers compare seed prices

HOPE, N.D. More...

Obituaries

ELVIRA GARCIA

Elvira Garcia, 94, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at an assisted living facility in San Antonio, TX. More...

JUAN CAVAZOS

RAYMONDVILLE - Juan Cavazos, Jr., 75, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born on May 13, 1943 in Sebastian, TX to Juan and Theresa (Turner) Cavazos, Sr.  More...

MIGUEL HOMERO GARZA

LASARA, TEXAS -Miguel Homero Garza, 82, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born on June 20, 1936 in Laguna Seca Ranch to Marcos and Florencia (Olivarez) Garza.  More...

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