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News

DPS Enhances Patrols for Labor Day Enforcement Period

WESLACO - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is increasing DWI patrols Aug. 21 - Sept. 7, which includes the Labor Day holiday weekend. More...

BACK TO SCHOOL

BACK TO SCHOOL Students at Pittman Elementary wait for their parents or buses to pick them up outside the school on Harris Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. More...

THE AMERICAN LEGION POST #390

  THE AMERICAN LEGION POST #390 and the American Legion Auxillary Unit 390 donated a U.S. flag and Texas flag to the Willacy County Courthouse. District Judge Migdalia Lopez and County Judge Aurelio Guerra commented on Americanism projects. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

The gifts of summer

Each day comes bearing gifts. But not in the way you might think. I wake in anticipation of the presents they have left for me this time. " They" are not leprechauns or Santa's elves. The gifts in question come from my kids. More...

Governor Abbott appoints Brown to One Star Foundation

YVONNE S. “ BONNIE” BROWN is co-owner of three small businesses in Willacy County. More...

ATTENTION ALL MILITARY VETERANS - Lyford CISD

  ATTENTION ALL MILITARY VETERANS - Lyford CISD, the “Home of Patriotism” invites all Willacy County military veterans to attend all home games for the 2015-2016 football season. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

AUGUST 23 - Duty on striking fixture/hwy landscape, 100 blk N. 3rd.  Theft, under $50, 100 blk S. Exp. 77.  Assault causing bodily injury, FV, 900 blk E. Gem.  Incident, EMS transport, 900 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

AUGUST 19- Criminal mischief, FM 1015, Lasara.  AUGUST 20 - Illegal immigrant, U.S. 77 and Conley Rd., Raymondville.  Harassment, Mulberry Rd., Sebastian.  AUGUST 21 - Assist other agency (Border Patrol), 3 mi. S. of N. More...

Brownsville man sentenced to 10 years prison for cocaine smuggling

The Willacy County and   More...

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

City of Raymondville 2015-16 Fiscal Year Budget   More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Mildred Gwendolyn Hocott, Deceased, were issued on August 14, 2015, under Docket No. More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING on the 2015-2016 Willacy County Budget

The Willacy County Commissioners' Court will hold a public hearing on the 2015-2016 Budget on September 10, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Commissioners' Courtroom 576 West Main Street Raymondville, Texas 78580.   More...

City approves final plat for CVS Pharmacy

Having a CVS store in town is one step closer as the Raymondville City Commission approved the final plat where the building will be constructed.  The commission approved a variance request during Tuesday’s meeting.  More...

2 men charged with arson for burning house and cars

Two local men have been arrested and charged with arson - one for setting a house on fire; the other for burning two vehicles in an act of revenge.  The incidents happened about 11 p.m. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Avoiding Pity Parties

The last couple of weeks have been a little hectic, and sometimes frustrating. I read every day in the newspaper, or while watching the latest news everything going on, or in some cases, not going on, and tend to get down. More...

Farm & Ranch

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association

August 21, 2015

Cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) in New York settled higher five consecutive sessions before taking a breather on Wednesday. The bullish trend began Aug. More...

GRACE HERITAGE RANCH

Can’t Hold a Candle to it... or Can You?

Eggs. They’re full of surprises. What’s going on inside? Is it fertile? How far along is the chick? Is it ready to hatch? Is it even still good? The best way to find out is by “candling”.  More...

TDA Market Recap, Aug. 25, 2015

AUSTIN - (Aug. 25, 2015) For the week ending Aug. 22, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady, with instances of sales ranging from $8 lower to $10 higher per hundredweight (cwt). More...

Obituaries

WILMA L. NEUMAYER

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Wilma L. Neumayer, 95, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Harlingen Medical Center.  She was born on July 2, 1920 in Hamilton, Kansas, to John Albert and Goldie Frazier.  More...

FELIPE CURIEL

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Felipe Curiel, 89 entered into rest Thursday, August 20, 2015 in Retama Manor Nursing Center in Harlingen, Texas  He was born on May 25, 1926 in Moscota, Jalisco Mexico, son of Isa and Pastora (Paniagua) Curiel.  He is pr More...

In Loving Memory of

Maria Guadiana

Happy Birthday in Heaven 8/31/1925 - More...

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