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Port Mansfield hosts Christmas celebration, Dec. 17th

The Christmas season is getting as good as it can get in Willacy County.  Last week, the Raymondville Chamber of Commerce held several events and the city of Lyford threw a fiesta with a parade, music and lots of prizes.  Next week is Port More...

Home invasion reported in Lasara

A home invasion reportedly took place in Lasara Sunday night and the case is being investigated by the Willacy County Sheriff ’s Department. More...

News

Speeder had license suspended 46 times

CORTLANDVILLE, N.Y. More...

Florida man dubbed "Grinch" busted by police

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. More...

Yum, yum! Tucker’s BBQ relocating to Raymondville in early 2017

One of the best barbecue joints in South Texas is relocating to Raymondville.  And even though its current location is only about 4 miles south of here, the move is going to make a big difference.  More...

Obituaries

FEDERICO “FREDDY” GONZALEZ

LYFORD- Federico “Freddy” Gonzalez, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. More...

JOE SIMO, JR. October 27, 1951 - September 11, 2016

Joe Simo Jr, 64, of Plano, passed away on Sunday September 11, 2016, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Plano, Texas. Born and raised in Raymondville, Joe spent his formative years travelling, camping, hunting, and fishing. More...

EUSEBIO R. AMBRIZ

Eusebio R. Ambriz, age 93, passed away on December 5, 2016 in Corpus Christi, Texas.  Eusebio was born on December 7, 1922 in Norias, Texas to Eusebio and Elvira Ambriz. More...

County residents fed up with trash dumped on roads

County residents Gary and Thelma Coleman said they have had it with people dumping trash on county roads.  They said every time they drive into town toward Highway 186 along Williams Road they run into an unpleasant view because of all the junk More...

Mendoza’s charged with stabbing local woman

The brother and sister arrested last week in connection with the multiple stabbing of a local woman have been on the wrong side of the law multiple times.  The sibblings, Albert Mendoza and Margie Castro- Mendoza, are in the Willacy County Jail More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Ho ho ho, oh no!

It's Tuesday already and that means the deadline for this column is today. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures trade in narrow range, provide some relief from recent volatility

December 1, 2016   More...

County Lifestyles

Lyford FFA participates in FFA State Leadership Career Development

LYFORD - William “Will” Scogin a member of the Lyford FFA Chapter went to Huntsville, Friday, December 2, to compete in Texas FFA’s Leadership Career Development Events.  More...

SLICES OF LIFE The holiday letter

Like the Terminator, we are back! You may have missed our holiday letter last year because we didn’t send one. We weren’t trying to be naughty and I hope our lack of communication didn’t get us knocked off your Christmas card list. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JUNE 7 - Duty on striking unattended vehicle, 200 blk Texas Drive. Criminal mischief, 600 blk S. Adeline. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 30- Burglary of a vehicle, x2, La Rosita Rd., Lyford.  Vehicle on fire, FM 490 and FM 1015, Lasara.  DECEMBER 1 - Theft, Seminole St., San Perlita.  Incident report (information only), Buffalo Dr., Raymondville.  Assault More...

Legals

PUBLIC HEARING Willacy County

Precinct 1 Road Name Change

Willacy County will hold a public hearing at 9:30am on Thursday December 22, 2016, at the Willacy County Courthouse, 576 West Main Street, Raymondville, Texas 78580, regarding road name change of Brushline Road to Guadalupe D. More...

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