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Commissioners’ court plans to buy computer for Lasara VFD

Buying a computer for Lasara Volunteer Fire Department will be discussed at a meeting this week of the Willacy County Commissioners’ Court. More...

News

Bus driver at Brownsville terminal run over, dies

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Police say a bus driver at a South Texas terminal has died after being run over by his own vehicle.  Brownsville police say the accident happened Wednesday night at the city’s new La Plaza terminal.  Investig More...

Central Texas police find deadly gas, body in car

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) - Central Texas Police are investigating the cause of death of an unidentified man whose body was found inside a car that had a note taped to it warning people of a gas inside the vehicle that would “kill you.”  More...

El Paso man allegedly 'keyed' fire truck

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas man has been accused of using a set of keys to scratch a side panel of a fire truck answering a medical call.  El Paso County Jail records show bond has been set at $1,500 for 54-year-old Robert Aguayo of El Pa More...

County Lifestyles

A BROWN BAG HAMBURGER LUNCH

A BROWN BAG HAMBURGER LUNCH was held recently at Mark Brown Insurance Agency to benefit Angela Urbina Reyes who is currently at VBMC. More...

CHRISSY CISNEROS

CHRISSY CISNEROS, daughter of Lydia Cisneros and the late Fred Cisneros, graduated on May 26, 2012 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and was also the recipient of the   More...

WILLIAM ROBERTSON

WILLIAM ROBERTSON, son of Frank and Margaret Robertson of San Antonio, recently attended the 2012 Basketball Camp at Smithson Valley High School on June 4, through June 7. More...

Crime & Courts

Edinburg man sentenced to 2 years prison for felony DWI

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Gustavo Carrizales, Jr., 47, of Edinburg, TX, was sentenced to 2 years in prison for felony Driving While Intoxicated. More...

Cantu sentenced to 2 years prison for burglary

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Felix Cantu, 21, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty and sentenced to 2 years in prison. More...

District Clerk’s Report

Suits filed:   Raymondville ISD vs Janice Jane Shanklin aka Janice Jane Peterson aka J.J. More...

CVS Pharmacy buys building for store in city

CVS Pharmacy, a Massachusetts based company, has bought the Raymondville Family Pharmacy on North Seventh Street where it plans to open a drug store, a city official said Tuesday.  Andy Chavez, the public works supervisor, said CVS is in its pre More...

MEMBERS of the city commission check out the new public works truck after Tuesday’s meeting

 MEMBERS of the city commission check out the new public works truck after Tuesday’s meeting.(Photo by Tony Vindell) More...

City officials deny police failed drug tests

Rumors that two high ranking members of the Raymondville Police Department tested positive for drugs have been denied by city officials.  City Manager Eleazar “Yogi” Garcia and Chief Uvaldo Zamora emphatically denied that anyone test More...

Editorial & Columns

Memories of Dad

I’m sitting here looking at a VFW softball picture of a team on which my Dad played. Although I never saw him play, he always came to see me play. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

Big Al loved his vintage car more than anything in the world. When he died, a chauffeur led the funeral procession to the cemetery in his vehicle.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association June 7, 2012

After closing at three-year lows on Tuesday, cotton futures prices made a sharp recovery Wednesday and Thursday with the most active contracts, July and December, posting 700- and 684-point gains during the two days of trading at the Intercontinental More...

FSA County Committee nominations start June 15

Willacy County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Anastacio Cavazos, Jr., announced that county committee election nominations begin June 15, 2012. More...

Obituaries

ROSA GUZMAN

Rosa Guzman, 51, she was lifted by song and love as she left this world and went on to be with the Lord in Heaven on Friday June 1st, 2012.  She was born and raised in Raymondville, Tx to Teresa Cantu Guzman and Roman Guzman.  More...

DIAMANTINA CORREA

RAYMONDVILLE - Diamantina Correa, 81, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at her residence. She was born on January 17, 1931 in San Perlita to Jose and Olivia S. Correa.  More...

PILAR LUCIO GARCIA

RAYMONDVILLE - Pilar Lucio Garcia, 90, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at the Retama Nursing Home in Raymondville. He was born in Harlingen, Texas on January 9, 1922 to Joaquin and Tomasa G. Garcia.  More...

Legals

City of Raymondville TDA #711391

Construction Advertisement and Invitation for Bids   More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN THE INTEREST OF Mayah Penalver, Joel Penalver, Mathew Vasquez & Victoria Vasquez  CAUSE # 2011-CV-0111-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY TEXAS  To: Christopher Vasquez & Unknown and all whom it m More...

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