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PD to host National Night Out Saturday

Raymondville will be alive with activities for local children from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.  National Night Out 2017 will be held at Veterans Park, 1100 N. More...

News

Texas officials looks at power grid's reliability

HOUSTON (AP) Some electricity companies in Texas are planning to put less money into maintaining and modernizing plants, causing some officials to worry about energy reliability in the state.  More...

DPS offers increased reward, seeks leads in 1988 Cameron County murder

AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Publie Safety (DPS) is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1988 murder of Michael Flores, and an increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those respon More...

CHANT OF THE AUCTIONEER

CHANT OF THE AUCTIONEER filled the air Saturday at the Willacy County Sheriff's office as 47 car, pickups and vans were sold. The units included those that had been confiscated or abandoned. More...

Obituaries

JUANITA TREVINO

Juanita Flores Trevino, 84, entered into eternal rest on Friday, August 11, 2017, at home surrounded by her loved ones. Juanita was born May 16, 1933 in Santa Rosa, TX to Antonio Flores and Martha Alaniz Flores.  More...

MANUEL MARIA (MEME) CISNEROS

RAYMONDVILLE, TXManuel Maria (Meme) Cisneros, 91 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in La Hacienda Nursing Home in Harlingen Texas.  He was born on October 2, 1925 in Los Berjeles Ranch, Hidalgo County, to Francisco More...

AUTHERINE (RENE) HOUTS

Autherine (Rene) Houts passed from this world Thursday, August 10, 2017, at the age of 90 in Merkel, Texas.  Rene was born September 20, 1926 in Beasley, Texas. More...

Legals

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Virginia B. Darling, Deceased, were authorized to Debra L. More...

SMALL TAXING UNIT NOTICE

The Willacy County Emergency Service District will hold a meeting at 11:30 a.m., on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at 458 West Hidalgo Avenue, Raymondville, Texas, to consider adopting a proposed tax rate for tax year 2017. More...

NOTICE TO BIDDERS CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS SURPLUS AND SALVAGE PROPERTY SALE

The City of Raymondville will be receiving sealed bids on City owned surplus and salvage vehicles and miscellaneous equipment until 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 12, 2017. More...

Lyford fire hydrants lack adequate pressure

A lack of maintenance was blamed Monday for the poor condition of Lyford’s fire hydrants and the water lines sometimes don’t provide adequate water pressure to fight fires.  The situation came to light during a discussion of the Insu More...

Colonias assistance going away?

The closing of a state of Texas office that coordinated programs to assist counties seeking assistance for colonias came as a surprise to Willacy County Judge Aurelio “Keter” Guerra who said he hasn't noticed. More...

A FALSE COMPARTMENT

A FALSE COMPARTMENT in the back of a Dodge pickup concealed 24 bundles of marijuana weighing more than 200 pounds said to be worth more than $1 million led to the arrest Saturday afternoon of Martin More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

God judges us by what we do, not by what others say

Everyone should try to live by being a good example. In other words, don't pretend to be, what you don't intend to be. In real life sometimes people tend to make rules for others and then exceptions for themselves. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

WASDE report sends cotton market tumbling

August 10, 2017   More...

County Lifestyles

CARNE GUISADA

CARNE GUISADA was the meal of the day Saturday for the Raymondville Band Boosters in a fund raiser at the fire department. They served up all the extras for a great meal. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

A return to reality

Ever noticed that returning from vacation creates a need for vacation?  First off, let me say that vacations are the best, or at least better than a regular day not on vacation. More...

Lyford band boosters plan meeting

Lyford band boosters will have their first meeting of the new year Wednesday, Aug. 23 from 6-8 p.m.  The meeting is slated for the Lyford Band Hall. Everyone is welcomed to attend.   More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

AUGUST 13 - Arrested: Raymond Reyes, possession of marijuana, 300 blk N. 7th.  Incident, possible overdose, 300 blk W. Durango.  AUGUST 9- Burglary of building, 300 blk N. 6th.  Accident (minor), 100 blk S. 7th. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

AUGUST 9- Execution of warrant/manufacture of delivery of a controlled substance, arrested: Franklin Joseph Tavares, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

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