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Man charged with Superette robbery

A local man wanted in connection with a robbery at the Raymondville Superette was arrested by police six days after he allegedly committed the crime using a screwdriver.  Domingo Rodriguez, 22, was nabbed at 135 E. More...

News

Q&A: Anna Kendrick on modeling, movies and music

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Anna Kendrick is in the holiday spirit.  “I want it to be Christmas already! More...

8 San Antonio families displaced by apartment fire

SANANTONIO (AP) - Eight families have been displaced after a fire at a San Antonio apartment complex in which a dog died. More...

RAYMONDVILLE LIONS CLUB DRAWING WINNER

  RAYMONDVILLE LIONS CLUB DRAWING WINNER is Ruben Lopez of San Benito. Lopez bought one of the 700 tickets sold and was the lucky winner of a Model 770 Remington 30-06 rifle with a 4-power scope and carrying case. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association October 31, 2014

The rapid advance in the U.S. cotton harvest and a rally in cotton futures prices since Friday, Oct. 24, seemed to motivate growers to sell their available stocks this week. Online sales by growers in the week ended Oct. More...

Aquaponics field day set for Nov. 7 in Weslaco

WESLACO - It's a tidy little system that you can set up in your backyard, a commercial warehouse or on your desktop - on a real desk, not a computer - that produces both edible fish and vegetables, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research exper More...

Grace Heritage Ranch - Yogurt

Most of us enjoy a cup of tangy yogurt, but what is yogurt and what does it have to do with homesteading anyway? Glad you asked.  More...

Crime & Courts

Burglar sentenced to 3 years in prison

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today Arturo Martinez, 36, of Raymondville, TX was sentenced to 3 years in prison for Burglary of a Building. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

OCTOBER 29 - Theft, FM 2099, Raymondville.  Execution of warrant/motion to revoke, driving while intoxicated. Arrested: Justin James Aguirre, W.C. Sheriff Dept. Jail.  OCTOBER 30- Smuggling of persons/evading arrest, U.S. More...

District Clerk Report

Civil suits filed:   Willacy County vs Stephen A. More...

Old county jail converted into office building

The old Willacy County Jail is about to be fully converted into an office building to house the entire staff of the old courthouse.  A renovation project expected to cost about $1.2 million is about 99 percent complete and, according to the coun More...

Republicans sweep state-wide races again, Willacy County backs the Democrats

For the past 20 years, Republicans have owned every state-wide elected position in the state of Texas.  Tuesday was no exception as the GOP candidates won every race handily without a runoff  Meanwhile Willacy County voters continued to giv More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Thank you Veterans for serving!

Early next week we will participate in Veterans Day celebrations here in WillacyCounty. Around this nation and in other parts of the world, others will hold observances for our troops and those who sewed before them. More...

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Letters

Church is good Samarition to traveler

On November 3, 2014 I received a call from a police officer by the name of Marcelino Flores. This officer called asking if I knew of any assistance that a perfect stranger by the side of the road could get from anybody in Raymondville. More...

County Lifestyles

Slice of Life Dear Diary

I used to write in you each night before going to bed. You were like a best friend forever except you'd never talk behind my back or give out my locker combination. More...

ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 20TH

ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 20TH students from Lasara High School competed in KRGV’s Masterminds competition. More...

Obituaries

GEORGE NATHAN CASTRO

George Nathan Castro born in Raymondville, Texas on May 29, 1977 went to be with the Lord on October 30, 2014 at the age of 37. More...

MELQUIADES “MEL” QUILANTAN

LYFORD - Melquiades “Mel” Quilantan, 78, entered into eternal glory on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on December 10, 1935 in Lyford, TX to Remigio Quilantan and Maria Quintero Quilantan. More...

DELMAR “BUD” JAY YOUNG

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Delmar “Bud” Jay Young, 86, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Monday, November 3, 2014 in Solara Hospital.  He was born on October 7, 1928 in Bradshaw, TX, son of John and Mary (Johnson) Young.  More...

Legals

FINAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

COUNTY OF WILLACY Texas Department of Agriculture Colonia Fund Construction Contract #7121105

The County of Willacy is giving notice in accordance with citizen participation requirements and Section 570.486 of the enabling Regulations that a Final Public Hearing will be conducted regarding the activities completed under the TxCDBG Colonia Fun More...

City of Raymondville Notice of Employment

The City of Raymondville is now accepting applications for a full-time Custodian. Full-time applicants must have experience in performing general housekeeping services in the facilities.   More...

Public Advertisement for Planning Services

The City of Lyford has recently received a contract from TDA - Office of Rural Affairs under the Planning and Capacity Building Fund of the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program. More...

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