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447 vote early in presidential election, in first 2 days - Monday & Tuesday

Early voting for the Nov. 8 presidential and two local elections began Monday and will end Friday, Nov. More...

News

Harlingen man on 10 Most Wanted sex offender list caught in Matamoros

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) Authorities say a tip has led to a fugitive on the Texas 10 Most Wanted sex offender list being captured in Mexico and returned to the U.S.  Cameron County jail records show Cruz Alfredo Bazan of Harlingen was being held More...

Visitor killed by falling tree at national monument

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) Authorities at New Mexico's Bandelier National Monument have identified the female park visitor killed by a falling tree earlier this month as an Illinois woman.  More...

Photo

CITY MANAGER Eleazar “Yogi”, fourth from left, and the city commission. Garcia celebrated his 56th birthday and 20 years as city manager at the meeting. More...

County Lifestyles

Former Raymondville resident wins prestigious fiction writing award

San Antonio, Texas writer Linda Brooks Davis, formerly of Raymondville, took top honors in her category in the Carol Awards from American Christian Fiction Writers. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Events worth celebrating

Life is a series of events, and they seem to be multiplying.  I’m not referring to events like loading the dishwasher or combing your hair or walking the dog. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 24 - Burglary of habitation, 600 blk W. San Francisco.  Incident: civil matter, 1000 blk S. 7th.  Terroristic threat, 400 blk E. Durham.  Incident: gas leak, 400 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

OCTOBER 19- Incident (marijuana seizure), Industrial Dr., Raymondville.  OCTOBER 20 - Criminal mischief, La Jara St., Lyford.  OCTOBER 21-Aggravated robbery, E. Main St., Sebastian.  More...

Legals

NOTICE WILLACY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ COURT INTENDS TO MAKE A DEPOSITORY CONTRACT

NOTICE: The Selection of County Depositories and the terms of depository contracts are governed by Tex. Loc. Gov’t. Code Ann., Chapter 116.   More...

PUBLIC NOTICE WILLACY COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE COLONIA PLAN

Willacy County will hold a public planning workshop at 5:00 p.m. on November 1, 2016, at the County Courthouse (576 W. Main St., Raymondville, TX 78580). More...

EDC director resigns job after DWI arrest in Hidalgo County

The director with the Economic Development Corp. More...

City ends fiscal year in good financial shape, but sales tax rebates down

The city ended the last fiscal year in good financial even though its overall sales tax rebate from the state is down.  City Manager Eleazar “Yogi” Garcia, who celebrated his 56th birthday on Tuesday and was recognized by the commiss More...

VISITORS ENJOY 17TH ANNUAL WILD IN WILLACY EVENT

VISITORS ENJOY 17TH ANNUAL WILD IN WILLACY EVENT- Visitors from around the Rio Grande Valley, including some Winter Texans, participated in this year’s Wild in Willacy event. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Funerals, inspections, Out of town reporters, and Eight-liners

Do you ever get those times when it seem there's just not enough hours in the day to get everything done? I get them on a regular basis, but sometimes they run in weeks instead of days- That's the way it's been this week for us. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Open interest in Cotton Futures continues to grow

October 13, 2016   More...

Obituaries

CATHERINE ELIZABETH ROSS

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Catherine Elizabeth Ross went home to be with her Lord and Savior on October 19, 2016 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX after a short illness. More...

AURORA GONZALES

RAYMONDVILLE- Aurora Gonzales, 72 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Wednesday, October 19, 2016 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  She was born on October 5, 1944 in Raymondville, daughter of Octaviano and Alamar (Lugo) Solorio.  Auror More...

REV. JOSUE ZAMARRON

LYFORD- Rev. Josue Zamarron, 88, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at his home in Lyford, TX. He was born on June 17, 1928 to Esteban and Dionicia (Bonoso) Zamarron in Mexico.  More...

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