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Pony League and Skateboard Park Complex takes first step

The city commission took a significant step during Tuesdays meeting concerning the construction of a Pony League Sports Complex.  The commission unanimously approved a motion calling for the preliminary surveying and general engineering services More...

News

HANDHELD DENSITY METER

- The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that the District Attorney’s Office has received and loaned a SASRAD handheld density meter to the Texas Department of More...

Lyford CISD Veterans Day Ceremony 25th Anniversary

Lyford Consolidated Independent School District, The Home of Patriotism, will be hosting its 25th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, November 11, 2013. The event will be held at Bulldog Stadium at 9:30 am.   More...

MGMS News Round Up

Football News: The 7th and 8th grade Bearkits celebrated both Parents’ Night and Homecoming with convincing 44- 0 victories over Santa Rosa last Thursday night. More...

County Lifestyles

Villarreal-Castillo

Mr. Erasmo and Mrs. Leticia Villarreal of La Feria, TX are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Villarreal, to Marco Castillo, son of Mr. Antonio and Mrs. Macrina Castillo of Raymondville, TX.  More...

Pineda-Cavazos

Mr. and Mrs. Ernesto and Gloria Cavazos of Raymondville, TX announce the engagement of their son, Ernesto Francisco Cavazos, Jr., to Susan Pineda, daughter of Mrs. Mary and the late Mr. More...

Lasara ISD School News

1st Annual Trunk or Treat  More...

Crime & Courts

Idaho man gets 2 years prison for pot smuggling

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Juan Pablo Martinez, 28, of Payette, Idaho was found guilty of possession of marihuana and was sentenced to 2 years in prison. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 4- Criminal trespass, 100 blk S. Exp. 77.  Runaway/runaway returned, 300 blk S. 15th.  Theft, over $50, under $500, 400 blk E. Monroe.  Incident, fight between dogs, 600 blk W. More...

Voters approve liquor sales

City voters approved an initiative on Tuesday’s ballot that called for legalizing the sale of liquor.  By a 433-to-115 votes, the local option liquor election passed by nearly 70 percent of the votes cast, meaning any one who is over legal More...

Veterans celebration begins Friday

Veterans Day ceremonies will held all over Willacy County this year.  A Veterans Day car and motorcycle show will be held from 10 a. m. to 2 p. m. Saturday in the parking lot of American Legion Post 390 at 211 W. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Honoring Our Veterans

I just want to take a little time this week to thank everyone who posted so many kind comments in answer to my wife posting information about my birthday. It made for a really nice day, and it's been a while since I've had a day like yesterday.  More...

Letters

Los Fresnos resident lauds Sheriff’s Dept. service

On September 16th, 2013, my grandchildren and I were stranded on Industrial Road in Raymondsville due to our car breaking down. Being a member of AAA More...

Sebastian has a rat problem

Rats still run rampant in Sebastian, the two legged kind. While people go out to enjoy Halloween parties and visit friends, the punks are out in force stealing your goods. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association October 31, 2013

A much anticipated export sales and shipment report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture could not keep cotton futures prices from settling lower for a tenth consecutive session Thursday at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). More...

AgriLife Extension celebrates 100 years in South Texas

EDINBURG -- Anybody who has had any connection in the past 100 years with the Texas A& M AgriLife Extension Service in South Texas is invited to the centennial celebration of the agency's existence here, according to Barbara Storz, the AgriLife E More...

Obituaries

JUANITA G. POSAS

SAN PERLITA - Juanita G. Posas, 88, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. She was born on May 2, 1925 in Raymondville, TX to Librado and Senovia Gutierrez.  More...

ISRAEL CAVAZOS

LYFORD - Israel Cavazos, 85, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 3, 2013 in Raymondville at the Retama Manor Nursing Center. More...

6 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

On angels’ wings you were taken and in God’s Hands you are resting but in our hearts you’ll stay forever.  More...

Legals

TRANSPORTATON CODE

Sec. 251.160. LIABILITY OF OWNER OR OPERATOR FOR ROAD DAMAGE.  More...

NOTICE TO SELECT DISTRICT DEPOSITORY FOR Willacy Appraisal District

The Willacy County Appraisal District is accepting sealed applications for the selection of a District depository for public funds. More...

Willacy County DRS2 10204 Construction Advertisement and Invitation for Bids

The County of Willacy will receive bids for Street and Drainage Improvements Prolect Colonia Sebastian (East) until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday December 11, 2013 at 576 West Main Street, Raymondville, Texas 78580. More...

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