February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

12 file for May city and school races

The deadline to run in the May 6 election for city or school seats ends Friday.  So far, two have filed for places on the Raymondvile City Commission, four for trustees on the local school district, four for the Lyford school district and two fo More...

News

Austin police car set on fire during immigration protest

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ One person has been arrested in Austin for throwing lit fireworks into a city police car, setting it on fire, during a protest at an intersection where immigrants illegally in the country have been arrested in recent days.  More...

Sheriff wants jailers to identify inmates in US illegally

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ The sheriff of Tarrant County says he wants to establish a partnership allowing county jailers to identify inmates who are in the country illegally and begin deportation proceedings, rather than wait on federal agents.  More...

Photo

THE LYFORD CISD AGRICULTURE FACILITY RIBBON CUTTING was held Friday morning and was well attended by LCISD school board, Lyford FFA members, agriculture teachers, facility, elected officials and memb More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

It is hard

It is hard waiting for them to get here because waiting is never easy. And this bout of waiting is the longest 10 months of your life, even though everyone claims it’s only nine. More...

Lyford Women’s Club

February 10, 2017, the Lyford Women’s Club held their annual early Valentine Banquet at the Casa Blanca Restaurant.  After the delicious dinner, entertainment for the evening was provided by Steven May; who sang a variety of songs to celeb More...

ROMAN ARMANDO FUENTEZ

ROMAN ARMANDO FUENTEZ was baptized on November 26, 2016 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marfa, TX. He is the son of Vicente and Estela Fuentez. They live at Los Alamos Ranch. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 12 - Assault by contact, 300 blk W. Main.  Burglary of habitation, 500 blk W. San Francisco.  FEBRUARY 11 - Accident (major), 100 blk E. Hidalgo.  Arrested: Santos Garcia, aggravated assault w/deadly weapon, 400 blk S. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 1- Burglary of a habitation, 9th and FM 1015, La Sara.  Driving while intoxicated, arrested: Ruben Ramirez, Bus. 77 and FM 1762, Raymondville.  FEBRUARY 2 - Incident (damage to property), 7th St., Sebastian.  More...

Bearkats prevail overpower alumni 13-4

Last Saturday night, Feb. 11, the Raymondville Bearkats, coached by Raymondville High School coach Judson Savage, defeated the Bearkat alumni team managed by Tom Cantu, 13-4. MVPs of the game were Jason Cantu and Gabriel Garza.  More...

Chamber launches SPEND campaign to promote local shopping

A new campaign to motivate people to shop locally has been launched by the local chamber of commerce.  Called SPEND, the whole idea behind it is to keep the money area residents have at their disposal from going elsewhere else.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Be My Valentine

Today, as I write this week's column it is Valentine's Day. Without going into a history of the day, I just want to share some memories, thoughts, and opinions concerning that four letter word tied to Valentine's Day, the word love.  More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures Retreat from recent gains, spread trading begins to dominate

February 9, 2017   More...

$2.8 billion deal reached for land in energy-rich Permian Basin

DALLAS (AP) An Austinbased driller said this week that it's buying about 71,000 acres of land in the energy-rich Permian Basin for $2.8 billion, becoming the latest energy company to make a major investment in the region.  More...

Obituaries

ALOISIE (KRUPALA) ZDANSKY

Aloisie (Krupala) Zdansky, 86, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother of the Lyford - Raymondville community, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2017.  Aloisie, born in Sealy, Texas, on November 1 More...

CLARA “SISSY” VAN MATRE THOMAS

Clara “Sissy” Van Matre Thomas, 71 passed away on Monday November 7, 2016 at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas.  More...

CORINA C. SUAREZ

RAYMONDVILLE -Corina C. Suarez, 91, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Retama Manor Nursing Center in Raymondville. She was born on October 1, 1925 in Raymondville, TX to Gregorio Castillo and Rafaela Gonzales.  More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF  FRANCES ELOISA RAMIREZ AND GREGORY LEE RAMIREZ  AND IN THE INTEREST OF G.L.R. AND M.H.R., MINOR CHILDREN  Cause No. More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN THE INTEREST OF Gema Paredes, A Minor Child  Cause No. 2017-CV-0081-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS  TO: Rafael Paredes Ramirez, Respondent,  GREETINGS:   More...

Click here for digital edition
2017-02-15 digital edition