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Lasara shrimp farm harvests 6 tons of freshwater shrimp

Pond-raised shrimp the size one sees in a seafood restaurant are being produced on a farm right here in Willacy County. More...

News

UPS to hire 95,000 seasonal workers for holidays

DALLAS (AP) The calendar says it's not even fall yet, but delivery companies and retailers are making their hiring lists for the holiday season. More...

Trump says ‘open borders’ cost lives and ‘this will end’

HOUSTON (AP) Donald Trump, who has made a hard-line stance on immigration a centerpiece of his presidential campaign, asserted Saturday that ``not one more American life should be given up in the name of open borders.'' More...

8-liners are raping Willacy County

Who is going to do something about it?

This newspaper has been fighting illegal 8- liner gambling since 2008. It has mostly been a futile effort, because so many supposedly law abiding citizens support the gambling industry. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

USDA report sends market lower, U.S. exports cool

September 16, 2016 Cotton futures prices plunged Monday following the release of USDAís World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE), although the data came as no surprise to most traders. More...

COWPOKES

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Obituaries

GLORIA ANN SOSA

RAYMONDVILLE- Gloria Ann Sosa, 52, went on to be with the Lord on September 17, 2016 in the comfort of her home. She was born to Jose F. and Gloria F. Garza in Weslaco, Texas on April 5, 1964. More...

HILARIO VASQUEZ

SEBASTIAN- Hilario Vasquez, 53 of Sebastian, Texas, entered into rest Sunday, September 18, 2016 in Valley Baptist Medical Center. More...

THOMAS WILLIAM FUGETT

SAN ANTONIO- Thomas William Fugett of San Antonio, Texas entered into rest on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Abode Hospice Home at the age of 87. More...

It’s the Wild, Wild, West in Sebastian - no enforcement of Texas 8-liner laws

Three, possibly four, eightliners are raking in money in the small town of Sebastian. More...

JP offices relocation to be settled at county meeting Thursday

The five offices of Willacy County’s justices of the peace will soon be relocated from their current location to two buildings a block away. The commissioners’ court agreed to move the offices during an Aug. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Southwestern Border Sheriffs Coalition Annual Meeting

It is that time of year again where all the Border Sheriffs get together for our annual meeting as the Southwestern Border Sheriffs Coalition. This is comprised of Border Sheriffs from Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. More...

Political Cartoon

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County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

A family fissue

Goldfish. Most people probably don’t give them a penny’s worth of thought. I never used to. Then my kid brought a few of the sparkly swimming gems home from a local fair and we were pet owners. This was last summer - over a year ago. More...

SEPTEMBER 10, 2016

SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 - Lyford First Methodist Church was the meeting place for the Lyford Women’s Club. More...

Crime & Courts

District Clerk Report

Willacy County, et al vs Anaya Investments, L.L.C. - tax suits. Ex Parte; Haydn D. York - CR Matters: Expunction. Deborah K. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 7- Bench warrant, arrested: George Mendoza, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail. Bench warrant, arrested: Victor De Los Reyes, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail. Execution of warrant/possession of marijuana/arrested: Jose Manuel Martinez, W.C. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 15 - Theft, over $100, under $750, 300 blk S. 4th. Burglary of vehicle, 200 blk N. 7th. Burglary of vehicle, 200 blk N. 7th. Assault causing bodily injury, 600 blk E. Norman. Assault causing bodily injury, 600 blk E. Norman. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine & Beer Retailer’s Off-Premise Permit by Misbah Shaikh dba Super Lucky Lotto Store to be located at 1013 S. 7th Street, Raymondville, Willacy County, Texas. More...

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine and Beer Retailer’s Off- Premise Permit by E.T.B., Inc., dba CVS/Pharmacy #10667 to be located at 111 E. Hidalgo Ave., Raymondville, Willacy County, Texas. More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The City of Raymondville will be accepting sealed bids for the purchase of three (3) new 2016 pickup trucks to be used by the City of Raymondville’s Utility Department. More...

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