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County residents can now find property records on line

Willacy County has joined the computer age in a big way with all property records since 1992 now available online. More...

Where Did It Go

WHERE DID IT GO? You are looking at the site of the old Whitewing Hotel. More...

News

Baobab Blast

Vacation Bible School at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church on East Wood Ave. and 8th Street is being held June 14-18 from 9a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Classes are for children age 4 through those who have completed 5th grade. More...

Driver Safety Program Course by AARP

Maricela G. Suarez is now volunteering to teach a Driver Safety Program Course in English or Spanish. The first class will be on Saturday, June 19 (place and time pending). It’s up to your insurance to give you a discount or not. More...

Mexicans caught with guns get slap on wrist from judge

McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Two Mexican nationals caught in Laredo with 147 assault rifles, 10,000 rounds of ammunition, high-capacity magazines and bayonets have started serving short federal sentences after pleading guilty to entering the U.S. More...

County Lifestyles

College Softball

COLLEGE SOFTBALL - Maria Lopez, Lyford Varsity Lady Bulldog Catcher, signs letter of intent to play with Coastal Bend College in Beeville, TX. More...

Kennedy County Sheriff Posse

THE KENEDY COUNTY SHERIFF POSSE participated in the Austin Police Association & Austin Police Explorers Emergency Heroes Bar-B-Que Cook-Off at the Cabela’s Parking Lot in Buda, TX Saturday, June More...

George Reoh Honored

GEORGE REOH (CENTER) STUDENT AT SAN PERLITA ISD was congratulated by The Honorable Geanie W. More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

JUNE 7 - Assault by contact, 100 blk E. Kimball.   Fraudulent use of identifying information, 400 blk E. Harris.   Arrested: Edward Leal, possession of marijuana, under 2 oz. More...

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

MAY 30 - 911 call/motorist assist - Deadman’s Curve.   911 call/motorist assist - South County Line.   Reckless driver - South County Line.   911 call/welfare concern - North of Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. More...

Willacy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

JUNE 2 - Forgery, 100 blk N. 3rd, Raymondville.   Accident - minor, Hwy. 186, Port Mansfield.   Lost property - FM 1762 E. of Spence Rd., Raymondville.   Accident, S. Bus. 77, Sebastian. More...

City gets $272,000 USDA grant for equipping new building

Raymondville has a beautiful new $2.1 million building on FM3168 across the street from the high school. This fall it will house long distance learning classes from the University of Texas & Southmost College at Brownsville.   More...

Police Car Totaled

CITY POLICE CAR TOTALED IN JUNE 1 ACCIDENT - A new Raymondville police patrol car was wrecked on Tuesday, June 1 at noon when it crashed into a Chevrolet pickup on East Hidalgo Ave. More...

City to host Economic Development Summit

The City of Raymondville will play host to more than 90 individuals from a number of state agencies on Tuesday, June 15, 2010.   Chamber of Commerce manager Elma Chavez said that Todd Staples, Texas Dept. More...

Local student receives $9,000 in college scholarships

Clara DelaTorre, San Perlita High School graduate, was recently presented with two scholarships from Coney College in Nevada, MO. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Collecting Badges

I was looking through a catalog last week that had for sale some police equipment, of which a section in the catalog pertained to police badges. More...

Farm & Ranch

No summer slow-down for Central Texas insects

UVALDE - Insects with strange names like red katydids, false chinch bugs and cicada killers are among the pesky critters popping up in surprising numbers throughout South and Central Texas this summer, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service e More...

Prosecutors: County Farm Bureau manager stole $78,000

REDDING, Calif. (AP) - The former manager of the Shasta County Farm Bureau faces charges of stealing more than $78,000 from the nonprofit. More...

TDA Market Recap June 7, 2010

AUSTIN - For the week ending June 5, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly steady to $3 higher per hundredweight with a few locations to $6 higher and some to $5 lower. More...

Obituaries

Card of Thanks

Francisca C. Ahumada   12/31/1920 - 5/25/2010   We wish to thank our relatives and friends for their prayers and kind words. Also for the beautiful flowers and plants during our great loss of our beloved mother. God bless you all. More...

Card of Thanks

Saldana   Our heartfelt thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbors who extended comforting sympathy and help in our recent sorrow. For the beautiful service, floral offerings, food, prayers and other kindnesses, we are deeply grateful. More...

In Loving Memory of

Happy Birthday - June 8   More...

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