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Industrial Foundation donates $25,000 to Kenaf Industries for biodiesel plant

Like the Phoenix that rose from the ashes, the Willacy County Industrial Development Foundation has come out of a long recess.  This time, however, it did so putting a new emphasis on the economic growth.  More...

News

Bright and bold are Hollywood beauty buzzwords

LOS ANGELES (AP) - This summer’s beauty trend is bold and bright, yet simple and playful. From the runways in New York to the red carpets in Hollywood, ladies are sporting bright shades of lipstick and messy updos as buns or flirty braids. More...

Local kids participate in Bearkat basketball camp

Raymondville High School boys head basketball coach Josue Flores saw a third of an increase at his summer camp (for kids ages 5-12) held at the high school gym Monday through Thursday, June 11-14.  More...

2011-2012 RHS JV LADY KATS SOFTBALL BI-DISTRICT CHAMPS

2011-2012 RHS JV LADY KATS SOFTBALL BI-DISTRICT CHAMPS - Standing, top row, left to right, Vanessa Muniz, Madeline Bustos, Amber Robles, April Torres, Amber Najera, Coach Octavio Medrano. More...

County Lifestyles

TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY SAN MARCOS

TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITYSAN MARCOS announces that Bianca R. More...

BROTHER CLARENCE WETEGROVE, CR

BROTHER CLARENCE WETEGROVE, CR was ordained in Sangre de Cristo Parish, San Luis, CO, on June 21, 2012 by Bishop Arthur Tafoya, retired bishop of Pueblo, CO Diocese. Rev. More...

WILLACY COUNTY MINOR ALL-STAR GIRLS 9-10 WON THE RGV (DIST.24) CHAMPIONSHIP

WILLACY COUNTY MINOR ALL-STAR GIRLS 9-10 WON THE RGV (DIST. More...

Crime & Courts

Garza convicted of cocaine possession

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Rolando Garza, 38, of Raymondville, Texas, was found guilty of possession of a controlled substance. More...

Brownsville man sentenced to 7 years for felony DWI

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Jaime Arturo Gonzalez, 52, of Brownsville, TX, was sentenced to 7 years in prison for felony driving while intoxicated. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JUNE 25 - Theft, under $50, 100 blk FM 3168.  Arrested: Lorraine Garcia, failure to ID, fugitive from justice, 7th and Durham.  Theft, over $50, under $500, 200 blk E. Durham.  Commitment to VBMC, 800 blk N. More...

July 4th extravaganza set for next Wednesday at Smiley Park

Everything is ready for the July 4th celebration which this year falls on a Wednesday.  The day-long activities will start with a 2-mile fun run and walk that will begin at 8 a.m. and will end with a fireworks extravaganza after 9 p.m.  More...

Duke Energy builds more than a wind farm in Willacy County

Slowly but surely, the wind farm Duke Energy is building is making headway as it now has assembled close to a dozen turbines along FM 1018 and many more will go up for the next several months.  The company is building a 400-megawatt wind farm to More...

Editorial & Columns

Where Are the Father Figures?

Behind the Badge

I read every morning the crime logs in the Harlingen newspaper and again in the local paper and J think about all these young people committing crimes and just basically throwing their lives away, and I wonder, "Where are the father figures in their More...

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Farm & Ranch

Bipartisan effort leads to Senate OK of farm bill that protects sugar growers

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Thursday completed a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill that cuts farm subsidies and land conservation spending by about $2 billion a year but largely protects sugar growers and some 46 million food stamp benefi More...

NC trucker’s wreck spills 50,000 pounds of corn

CATAWBA, N.C. More...

Willacy Game Warden field notes

Texas Game Wardens can not stress enough how important it is to keep your children safe when out on the water. If your child is under 13 years of age they need to have on a life jacket when boating. That is one citation that has zero tolerance. More...

Obituaries

FRANK Y. QUIROZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Frank Y. Quiroz, 90, of Raymondville, TX went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 surrounded by his heavenly angels and his daughter, Sandra. More...

VERNE BAXTER GIRTON

RAYMONDVILLE - Verne Baxter Girton, 100, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Saturday, June 23, 2012 at his residence.  He was born on June 25, 1911 in Paw Paw, IL, son of Timothy M. More...

NILDA NERI GONZALEZ

Nilda was called upon her Heavenly Father on June 18, 2012. Nilda had been ill for several years. Memorial services were held on Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the chapel of Hernandez Funeral Home in Rosenberg, TX.  More...

Legals

NOTICE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

WATER SYSTEM CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT   More...

NOTICE CITY OF LYFORD

WATER SYSTEM 2011 ANNUAL CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires all community water systems to deliver an annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) to all their water customers. More...

Willacy County Housing Authority

WCHA 4024  Raymondville, Texas 78580  June 19, 2012   More...

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