July 18, 2018 RSS feed / News

Crime of the Week

On July 11, Willacy County Sheriff's deputies responded to a burglary in Sebastian Texas located at 13343 West 6th Street. More...

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WILLACY COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY Chairman Ernesto "Lefty" Cavazos and County Judge Aurelio "Keter" Guerra socialize before the start of the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Community Safe Room south of More...

Make delicious Boston baked beans slowly - very slowly

The deep flavor and creamy texture of Boston baked beans is the product of simple, yet judiciously chosen ingredients and slow very slow cooking. More...

ALFREDO ANGEL PUGA

ALFREDO ANGEL PUGA recently earned his Eagle Scout Badge and certificate. A ceremony was celebrated at the American Legion Hall. More...

Mexican consul says Texas sheriff defends stops in meeting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Mexican diplomat says a Texas sheriff told him he stood by a traffic sting that led to the arrest of 14 undocumented immigrants near a Hispanic neighborhood, three of whom were later deported.  More...

American beef faces new competition in China

The People’s Republic of China is re-opening its doors to beef imports from other countries, which could mean additional competition for American beef.  After more than 15 years, China announced June 24 it is lifting the ban on imports of More...

Lubbock EDC and Workforce Solutions to support $180,670 in job training

AUSTIN - The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) and Workforce Solutions South Plains have partnered to fund $180,670 to facilitate and support a fourth round of occupational training capacity building at the secondary level during the 2018- More...

Texas man gets prison, must repay $2.4M in pay phone scam

HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston-area man must serve 18 months in federal prison and repay $2.4 million for what prosecutors call a pay phone scam since 2005.  David Grudzinski of Friendswood was sentenced Friday in Houston. More...

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MAY 2018 PRINCIPAL’S AWARD - Frank L. Garcia, ROAA and RECHS Principal is shown with award recipients for “Most Improved Student” and “Best Performance Student.” More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, July 23, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.  New members are welcome.   More...

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A RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY was celebrated at the Community Safe Room at the Willacy County Housing Authority’s Labor Camp housing project south of Raymondville. More...

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RUNNERS OF ALL AGES sprint around the all-weather track at Burnett Stadium Friday in a Cops4Tots fundraiser. More...

TRACTOR-TRAILER RIGS

TRACTOR-TRAILER RIGS carrying huge wind turbine components are stopped near McDonald’s and Subway in Raymondville as Texas Department of Public Safety troopers check their oversize load and wei More...

TFB president talks farm bill with Cornyn, Cruz

Farmers and ranchers continue to monitor the farm bill as discussions move forward.  Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) President Russell Boening was in Washington, D.C. More...

Manufacturing consortium partners with McLennan Community College for $300,959 job-training grant

AUSTIN - A manufacturing consortium, including Anderton Group II Ltd (dba INTEG) and NAES Corp. More...

LONG AGO

LONG AGO - Mrs. B.S. Wright’s piano class recital. More...

Texas district OKs $1.5M for security after school shooting

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - A school district near Houston has approved at least $1.5 million for increased security at its high school where a gunman killed eight students and two teachers two months ago.  More...

Austin police arrest suspect in slaying, random gunfire

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Police say a man suspected in a fatal shooting at his Austin apartment complex has been arrested after two people were later injured in random gunfire at passing vehicles.  More...

Newspaper: Texas fails to enforce flood insurance rules

HOUSTON (AP) - Texas officials are struggling to enforce part of a flood insurance program that aims to elevate or remove severely damaged properties from flood plains, according to a newspaper investigation.  More...

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