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Port Mansfield gets new business to sell bait and to buy fish

A new business has opened its doors in Port Mansfield and, judging by its size, it’s one of the biggest investments made here recently by the private sector.  The 8,000-square-foot building has become the fourth facility that sells bait fo More...

News

Boy struck by SUV while running from wasps

LEWISVILLE, Texas (AP) Police say an 8-year-old boy running from wasps was struck and killed by a sport utility vehicle in North Texas.  Lewisville police say the boy was playing with friends Sunday afternoon in a mobile home park when they dist More...

Another I-35 rock-throwing incident happens after arrest

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Less than 24 hours after authorities made the first arrest in the more than 80 rock-throwing incidents that have hit cars on Interstate 35 in Austin over the past two years, it happened again.  The Austin American- Statesman r More...

Historical museum hosting its first ever flea market

Wanted: Anything to sell.  The Historical Willacy County Museum will host a flea market day for its first time.  Anyone wanting to sell used or new items, antiquities or whatever they want to get rid from their homes or business and - at th More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Gardening with the boys

We spent most of the weekend gardening, and I’ve come to an important conclusion. Some people are born with green thumbs. Others, including the guys I live with, are simply all thumbs - and not a one of them is green.  More...

How to Start Your Own Garden subject of local workshop

The Healthy People Of Willacy County Coalition, Healthy South Texas along with the Cooperative Extension Program are seeking community groups, churches, school clubs, organizations and families who like to grow their own vegetables. More...

Photos

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Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JUNE 6 - Incident - information, 200 blk N. 1st.  Terroristic threat, 300 blk W. Yturria.  Incident - gas spill, 100 blk S. Exp. 77 N.  Violation of protective order, 200 blk N. 1st.  Theft, over $750, under $2,500, 800 blk N. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

JUNE 1- Welfare concern, Glen Loften St., Lyford.  Assault causing bodily injury, S. Bus. 77, Raymondville.  Execution of warrant/driving while intoxicated, arrested: Qhirino Perez, W.C. More...

Hurricane season begins, lasts until November

The 2016 hurricane season has just begun and, even though it runs thru November, now is the time to start getting prepared.  According to weather experts, this hurricane season is expected to be the most active since 2012 with a total of 14 name More...

NOTHING BUT RUBBLE

CREW cleaning the area where Raymondville Pharmacy used to operate in preparation for a new CVS Pharmacy. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Graduation Thoughts

Most of the graduations have come and gone already and now reality is sinking in. From the graduate, "I've got to further my education," or, " now that school is completed, I've got to face the cruel world.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Blocking the Roadway More...

TDA Market Recap, June 6, 2016

AUSTIN - (June 06, 2016) For the week ending June 03, 2016, Texas feeder cattle auctions reported prices steady to $8 higher. Texas Weekly Direct reported prices $1 to $4 higher. More...

Obituaries

JOSE ANDRES CASTRO

RAYMONDVILLE- Jose Andres Castro, 73, entered into eternal glory on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born to Espiridion and Benina (Oltivero) Castro on March 19, 1943 in Raymondville, TX.  More...

JOYCE ANN DAVIS

LYFORD- Joyce Ann Davis entered into eternal rest at her residence on June 5, 2016 at the age of 76. Joyce was born on March 28, 1940 in Lyford, Texas to the late Joe Guile Baty and Alice Catherine Porter Baty. More...

SYLVIA “JEAN” COLEMAN IRICK

Sylvia “Jean” Coleman Irick passed away on May 10, 2016. She was born October 17, 1937.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert C. More...

Legals

PORT MANSFIELD PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT ATTENTION PORT MANSFIELD RESIDENTS AND PMPUD ACCOUNT HOLDERS

The clerk for the Port Mansfield Public Utility District has been permanently relocated. The clerk’s office is now at 630 Laguna Drive in Port Mansfield, adjacent to the Harbor Masters Office inside the old Coast Guard Station. More...

PORT MANSFIELD PORT POLICE DEPARTMENT ATTENTION PORT MANSFIELD RESIDENTS

The office of the Port Mansfield Port Police Department has been permanently located and opened for service. More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

TDA# 7215411 Final Notice and Public Explanation of a Proposed  Activity in a 100-Year FloodplainA/Vetland  To: All interested Agencies including all Federal, State, and Local Groups and Individuals   More...

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