March 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Wet weather impacting farmers planting plans

Just when county farmers thought the time was ripe for planting sorghum and cotton, Mother Nature keeps getting in their way.  The sporadic showers, the rain that started coming down a week ago Sunday hampered their plans to send the planters ou More...

News

2015 RGVLS COVER GIRL

  2015 RGVLS COVER GIRL is Victoria “Tori” Burns. She is a 16-year-old junior at Lyford High School and is the daughter of Chuck and Lorraine Burns of Armstrong and granddaughter of Margret Garcia Burns. More...

Spring Break 2015 going on in Raymondville

While Spring Break 2015 is already history in some of the Rio Grande Valley school districts, it’s still going on in Willacy County.  A series of activities are being held this week as part of the First Annual Willacy County Kidsfest.  More...

Highway guardrails meet safety standards in crash tests

DALLAS (AP) - Federal officials say a new design for guardrails used on highways across the U.S. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Advice to my great, great, great (and so on) grandchildren

The older I get, the more I realize how much there's yet to learn. Life lessons are never-ending and have no age limits ( thank good- ness). More...

56th Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Juan and Yolanda Guerrero of Raymondville, TX celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on March 10, 2015. Their children are: Anna, Matilda, Linda, Luis, Hilda, Johnny and Jesse.   More...

THE FIRST LADIES’ ENTREPRENEURIAL CONFERENCE, H.E.E.L.S

  THE FIRST LADIES’ ENTREPRENEURIAL CONFERENCE, H.E.E.L.S., sponsored by the Raymondville Chamber of Commerce, was held on Friday, March 6, at the L.E. Franks Tourist Center. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MARCH 15 - Theft, 100 blkS. Exp. 77/186. Theft, under $50, 100 blk S.Exp. 77/186. Incident: two juv. rough housing in a party, 200 blk N. 7th.MARCH 14- Criminal mischief, 800 blk E. McCharen. Interference w/child custody,100 blk E. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

MARCH 11- Theft, CR 205 and Butler Rd., Raymondville. MARCH 12- Reckless driving, Glen Lofton, Lyford.Accident (minor), Industrial Dr., Raymondville. MARCH 13- Assist other agency (section 28 transport), W.Trenton, Edinburg. More...

Willacy prison won’t reopen after BOP cancels MTC contract

The Federal Bureau of Prisons has decided to pull the plug on the Willacy County Correction Center, saying it no longer has a need for additional beds.  The move was made a little more than two weeks ago after the inmates at the Raymondville pri More...

Local woman loves to sing in Spanish or English

Whenever she is at home, at a party or other social event, Elena Martinez loves to sing to her heart’s content.  “I have been singing since I was a little girl,” she said on a recent day. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Just Not Enough Hours in the Day

Whoever said that the life of a Sheriff in a small county was boring, wasn't talking about Willacy County. It seems that lately we just meet ourselves coming and going to and from different places for meetings. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association March 13, 2015

Cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) settled higher across the board Thursday, ending a 10-session losing streak. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch Browned Butter Syrup

When you think of a homestead breakfast, what pictures does that bring to mind? More...

Obituaries

BENITO GARCIA “EL BEATLE”

Benito “El Beatle” Garcia, 70, of Dallas, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2015. More...

In Loving Memory of

Estella Mungia Montemayor

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOTHER March 17, 1914 IF ROSES GROW IN HEAVEN   More...

In Loving Memory

Justino Sanchez, Jr.

Estoy aprendiendo a lidiar con tu ausencia, estoy aprendiendo a sobre vivir sin ti, estoy aprendiendo a sobre llevar el dolor del vacio que siente mi corazon.  More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF IRMA IVETH DELGADOAND ERNESTO GUADALUPE LEOS MATA,AND IN THE INTEREST OF EMILY JASMIN LEOS DELGADO, MINOR CHILDREN Cause No. More...

The ESC-2 Goodbuy Purchasing Cooperative is soliciting bids for the following:

- Flooring: Carpeting/Floor Coverings - bid opening 4/1/15  - Custodial/Janitorial: Cleaning Supplies/Equipment - bid opening 4/13/15  -First Aid: Medical/Nursing/Emergency Supplies/Equipment - bid opening 4/22/15  - HVAC: Heating/Vent More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

Fair Housing Public Service Announcement Public Service Announcement: Fair Housing, It's the Law

To promote fair housing practices, the City of Raymondville encourages potential homeowners and renters to be aware of their rights under the National Fair Housing Law.  More...

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