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Commissioners are no-shows at public hearing

Willacy County commissioners have completed four public hearings on a $7,756,890 budget and a tax rate of 75.6-cent on each $100 in assessed property value.  More...

News

Behind the Badge

Remembering 9/11-watching the weather

Most of us can tell someone exactly where they were when they first heard of the events of 9/11 and the twin towers, the Pentagon, and the heroic takeover and downing of another aircraft by the passengers to keep another target from being struck. More...

Border Patrol identifies nine gang members in one day

EDINBURG, Texas - U.S. More...

Judge denies delay in trial

A second trial in the case of the murder of an off- duty Border Patrol agent near Santa Monica about four years ago is taking place in 197th state District Court in Brownsville.  More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Anyone relate? Didn’t think so

Humans are united by common bonds. We might be tempted or maybe better put inclined to focus on differences, but we are all united in the human condition and we share more common experiences than we might realize (or even want to admit).  More...

Photo

LAST FRIDAY’S GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY at the Element Lounge inside the La Quinta Hotel was well attended by members of the Raymondville Chamber of Commerce, Economic Developme More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, September 17, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.  New members are welcome.   More...

Willacy County man wanted for Quik Stop robbery brought back from San Benito

A Willacy County man wanted by police in connection with an Aug. 5 armed robbery at Ed’s Kwik Stop No. More...

Trucker to go on trial for family’s deadly S-curve wreck

Jury selection will begin Monday in the trial of a Weslaco trucker on four counts of criminally negligent homicide. The fatal accident took place Christmas Eve 2016 on the Highway 186 Scurve west of Raymondville.  More...

Lyford approves plan for 10 more 'HOME' houses

Lyford approved on Mon-  day 10 more bids to build homes for low-income people through the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs’ HOME program. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Market shows more of the same while storms loom

September 7, 2018   More...

As more immigrants wear monitors, effectiveness is disputed

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Federal authorities' shift away from separating immigrant families caught in the U.S. More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Redfish are good on the shallow flats on gold spoons and small topwaters. Sand trout and croakers are good in the channels on fresh shrimp.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

Obituaries

MARCOS JOSE FLORES

LYFORD, TEXAS -Marcos Jose Flores, Jr., 46, of Lyford,, TX, entered into rest Friday, September 7, 2018 in Valley Regional Hospital in Brownsville, Texas.  He was born on May 2, 1972 in Harlingen, TX, son of Marcos Jose and Maria Eladia (Gonzale More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 10 - Supplement report, 300 blk FM 3168.  Minor accident, 1900 blk S. Exp. 77.  Supplement report, 400 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

SEPTEMBER 5 - Execution of warrant/failure to appear; possession of marijuana, arrested: Ehsbeiry Risel Rodriguez, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Assist other agency (alarm), Broadway Ave., Lyford.  Criminal mischief, 500 blk W. More...

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