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JP offices get new homes after years of discord between office workers

Three justice of the peace offices will be relocated as part of a reshuffle due to a hostile working environment.  The Willacy County Commissioners’ Court voted during Thursday’s meeting to relocate the offices of Justices of the Pea More...

News

Tens of thousands march against same-sex marriage in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Tens of thousands of people marched through Mexico City on Saturday in opposition to President Enrique Pena Nieto’s push to legalize same-sex marriage.  More...

Authorities seize thousands of jewelry pieces from store

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities say they’ve confiscated more than 11,000 pieces of jewelry from a San Antonio store after investigators found stolen items in a store safe.  Bexar County sheriff ’s spokeswoman Rosanne Hughes said Monda More...

Texas asks Supreme Court to save voter ID law after election

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) - Texas is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to restore its newly weakened voter ID law but not until after the November election.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Futures rally on developments in China

September 23, 2016

Cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) in New York rallied strongly this week with the December contract gaining 399 points in the five trading sessions ended Sept. 22. More...

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Obituaries

OSVALDO CORREA

SAN PERLITA- Osvaldo Correa, 85, entered into eternal rest on the 22nd of September 2016. Dad was born on November 29, 1930 in San Perlita, Texas, to Isabel Correa and Dolores A. Correa. He was a lifelong resident of San Perlita, was a member of St. More...

JOSE SOSA, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE- Jose Sosa Jr., 72, entered into eternal glory on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born to Jose and Santos (Alfaro) Sosa Sr. on August 6, 1944 in Raymondville, TX.  More...

MARIA ANTONIA OLIVAREZ

SAN PERLITA- Maria Antonia Olivarez, 84, of San Perlita, TX, entered into rest Sunday,September 25, 2016 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  She was born on January 17, 1932 in Mexico, daughter of Fernando and Cresensiana (Senteno) Gonzales.&nbs More...

Silver City police raid was justified, Judge Lopez rules

A raid Raymondville police conducted on the last eightliner operating in town was justified, a district judge ruled last week.  The May raid resulted in the closing of Silver City where police seized 113 coinoperated machines, $8,000 in cash and More...

City expects to get $250,000 grant for new sidewalks downtown

The city’s downtown area is hopefully getting a big boost.  The city commission is planning a project to revitalize two blocks between fifth and seventh street on West Hidalgo Avenue.  And to do so, they approved a series of resolutio More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Where do we go from here?

I was asked recently by a news reporter questions regarding the possibility of getting another prison to fill the empty space we've had now for some time. More...

Every business in town is being damaged by 8-liners

It is almost impossible to sell a business in Raymondville, because of the hundreds of 8- liners located five and ten miles south in Lyford and Sebastian.  Who would want to buy a business in this city when all the cash is siphoned off by out-of More...

County Lifestyles

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L.C. SMITH ELEMENTARY AUGUST STUDENTS OF THE MONTH - Back row, Mr. A. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

The next stage

Most of my friends are doing it. I’ve always been a little stunted so I’m not quite there yet. More...

Longtime Lions get perfect attendance awards

Lion Larry Spence recently received a pin for achieving 33 years of perfect attendance at meetings of the Raymondville Lions Club. Meanwhile, Lion Guy Fambrough got a pin for 55 years of perfect attendance. More...

Crime & Courts

District Clerk Report

In the matter of the marriage of Adan Garcia and Dalia C. Garcia - divorce, no children.  In the matter of the marriage of Jose Angel Sobrevilla and Dalia B. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 21 - Incident: dog bite, 800 blk W. Durham.  Incident: missing person recovered, 1700 blk S. Exp. 77.  Theft of service, over $100, under $750, 100 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff ’s BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 21- Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, 1st St., San Perlita.  Theft, W. More...

Legals

Willacy County Hospital District Indigent Health Care Notice

In accordance with S.B. 1327, 70th Legislature, Regular Session, 1987, the following is a summary of the Willacy County Indigent Health Care Program adopted by the Board of Directors of Willacy County Hospital District.   More...

PROBATE NO. 2016-CV-0302-A CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS

THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THE ESTATE OF SAFIRA R. AGUILAR, DECEASED:  On the 24th day of June, 2016, AMANDA FLORES BOYLE filed an Application for Determination of Heirship in a proceeding styled in the ESTATE OF SAFIRA R. More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The City of Raymondville will be accepting sealed bids for the purchase of three (3) new 2016 pickup trucks to be used by the City of Raymondville’s Utility Department.   More...

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