March 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Fundraiser for college student hurt in wreck

A Raymondville college student hurt in a vehicle accident is in need of assistance and a fundraising is planned to help his family cope with the burden created by the mishap. More...

News

8 students injured in Houston school bus accident

HOUSTON (AP) - At least eight students have been injured in a collision between a school bus and another vehicle on a Houston freeway. More...

MGMS News Round Up

Sports News After a restful Spring Break, the 7th and 8th grade track teams return to preparing for their next meet in La Feria this week. Prior to the break, both teams competed in the Santa Rosa Relays. The following is a list of medal winners: More...

RAYMONDVILLE BEARKAT VIVIANA FLORES

RAYMONDVILLE BEARKAT VIVIANA FLORES - 2 time 4A State Powerlifting Champion SHW Division. She broke the State Squat Record after squatting 625 lbs. She benched 285 lbs., deadlifted 405 lbs., totaled 1,315 lbs. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association March 20, 2015

Cotton futures settled lower 13 out of 14 consecutive sessions at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), but the losing streak came to an end in dramatic fashion on Wednesday, March 18. More...

THIRSTY HORSE

THIRSTY HORSE casts his shadow in a newly created pond off Texas Highway 186 east of Raymondville, Spence Road and Texas Highway 186. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch

Feeling Sheepish

If you’ve been following our articles, you might have noticed a learning trend. Lately we’ve been having a couple of new experiences with processing chickens and most recently a steer. More...

Obituaries

KATHLEEN NORMA JOHNSON

SEBASTIAN, TX - Kathleen Norma Johnson, 89, went to greet our Lord on Friday, March 20, 2015. Katy, as she was known by her family and friends, was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. More...

RALPH WESLEY ARCHER

LYFORD, TX - Ralph Wesley Archer, 57 of Lyford, TX, entered into our Father’s Heavenly Kingdom on Sunday, March 22, 2015. More...

JESUS MIGUEL MENDOZA

LYFORD - Jesus Miguel Mendoza, 58, entered into eternal glory on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at his home in Lyford, TX. He was born on December 19, 1956 in Raymondville, Texas to Francisco Mendoza and Maria Anita Palacios Mendoza. More...

Legals

BID NOTICE

The Willacy County Drainage District No.1 Will receive sealed bids at the office of the District Manager located at 8304 Business Hwy. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURAL, OR PROFESSIONAL DESIGN SERVICES

2014 Disaster Recovery White House’s Rehabilitation Program More...

City to tighten its belt due to prison closure

The money the city is losing in revenues made from the prison that is no longer under contract by the Bureau of Prisons is already impacting the local municipality. More...

County hopes to offset losses with hiring freeze

A hiring freeze will be considered by the Willacy County Commissioners’ Court during a meeting this week. More...

Editorial & Columns

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

Nothing is more important for those who own homes along the Italian Rivera than to have a balcony. Those who do not have a balcony have an image of one painted on their house. More...

Behind the Badge

Cultivating Potential Friends

A few years back when a prominent man in our community died, there were some who were surprised that I sorrowed at his death. For this individual had given me a great deal of problems a few years earlier. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

Before every battle, Napoleon would spend time in his tent alone. Then he would summon his commanders to come to him one by one. As they approached him, he would look at them and they would look back at him. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Something from nothing

A blank page can be daunting. Especially first thing on a Monday morning, which is how I usually start my week. As a columnist, it's my job to fill the page with something - or nothing. Yeah, nothing. You read that right. More...

Woods-Pavon

Audra Elizabeth Woods and Andrea Pavon were married on Saturday, December 20, 2014 in Dripping Springs, TX. Andrea is the son of Barbara and Tiziano Pavon of Rome, Italy. More...

U.S. MARINE PRIVATE E. MATA, III OF SARITA

After graduating from boot camp he returned home and spent time with his family. He is currently stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA. He is the son of Angela Marie Mata of Sarita. More...

Crime & Courts

Alien sentenced to 2 years in prison for money laundering

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Juan Pablo Moreno, 36, from Tamaulipas, Mexico, was found guilty and sentenced to 2 years in prison. More...

4 years prison is sentence for local man convicted of felony assault

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Juan Ricardo Torres, 31, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty for aggravated assault and sentenced to 4 years in prison. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

MARCH 18 - Harassment, FM 1762, Raymondville. Execution of warrant/failure to appear, child support. Arrested: Alberto Hernandez Rodriguez, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail. MARCH 19- Unattended death, Mulberry Rd., Lyford. More...

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