January 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

City to enforce rules at Cemetery

How to regulate the Raymondville Memorial Cemetery east of town is once again on the minds of the city commission.  The commission held a workshop during Tuesday’s meeting and discussed ways to to make plot owners comply with an old regula More...

News

Driver ticketed in Austin doing 117 mph in rush hour traffic

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Austin police say a driver has been charged with reckless driving after he was clocked doing 117 mph during rush hour.  Police say Etman Samghezli had been involved in an earlier wreck but left the scene.  More...

Gateway RV Park Craft Fair

There will be a craft fair at the Gateway RV Park, W. on FM 3168 off Exp. 77, Raymondville on Thursday, Feb. 4, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free admission. Crafts, knit items, jewelry, rugs, scarves and much more. More...

Craft Fair

Gateway RV Park will hold a Craft Fair on Thursday, Feb. 4, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

January 22, 2016

Cotton Market Trading Sideways, U.S. Exports Continue to Improve   More...

Obituaries

MARIA ISABEL RUVALCABA

LYFORD - Maria Isabel Ruvalcaba, 85, entered into eternal rest Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Solara Hospital in Harlingen, TX. She was born in Cruillas, Tamulipas on April 5, 1930 to Erasmo De La Fuente and Paula Mireles.  More...

JOSE ANGEL LERMA

Jose Angel Lerma, 80 of Rio Hondo, TX entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 21, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents Concepcion and Cornelio Lerma; and by a brother Frank Lerma.  More...

REBECA CAMARILLO ROCHA

SEBASTIAN - Rebeca Camarillo Rocha, 87, of Sebastian, TX. entered into eternal rest Monday, January 25, 2016. She was born on August 26, 1928 in Mission, TX. to Vicente and Ramona Ambrosi Camarillo.  More...

Legals

Willacy County Navigation District Port Mansfield Public Utility District

Notice of Employment

The Willacy County Navigation District & Port Mansfield Public Utility District is currently accepting applications for the following position:  Maintenance & Operation  Job Functions, Duties and Responsibilities are available at ou More...

Lyford police chief gets OK of city commissioners

Lyford Police Chief Andy Maldonado’s job was evaluated by the city council and has passed muster.  The veteran lawman’s job was discussed in a closed session during Tuesday’s special meeting.  No action was taken after the More...

Now hold still for the picture!

THIS IS YOUR CHANCE to get a trophy nilgae bull like this one Dennis Hoot is showing off. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Fix the Problem, Not the Blame!

When something goes wrong, our natural tendency is to lay blame. We are all good at pointing fingers as long as they are not pointing back at us. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

One day a television reporter received a letter from a young girl. It read: "When I grow up I want to do what you do. Please do it better!"  Often when we observe someone doing something, we can see many ways to improve their work. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Owned by cats

I have two cats, or better put, they have me. Cats aren't actually owned by humans. It's a fallacy perpetuated by dogs that delight in being owned and coming when they're called.  More...

Photo

PITTMAN ELEMENTARY UIL TEAM placed third place in the District UIL Meet in Progreso. More...

Creation Seminar

The United Pentecostal Church would like to invite the community to a Creation Seminar on Sunday, January 31st at 9:45am and 6:00 pm.  More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

JANUARY 22- Prohibited substance and items in a correctional facility, Buffalo Dr., Raymondville.  Terroristic threat/harassment, CR 1800, Lyford.  Execution of warrant/possession of marijuana, arrested: Adrian Cesar Cabrera, W.C. More...

SEBASTIAN DRUG DEALER BUSTED

ON FRIDAY JANUARY 22, 2016, the Willacy County District Attorney Office assisted by the Willacy County Sheriff’s Office, Lyford Police Department, Lyford School District Police, and the Raymond More...

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