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EDC hires new director Castillo’s job is to promote city

A new director with the Economic Development Corp. More...

News

Rattlesnakes like new Austin state office buildings

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Frequent sightings of rattlesnakes outside a couple of north Austin state office buildings have people who work in them rattled.  Jessica Marsh, the general counsel for the Texas Civil Commitment Office, tells the Houston Ch More...

Body of U. S. Marine Corps pilot found after crash off Japan

TOKYO (AP) A U.S Marine Corps pilot who died after his jet fighter crashed off Japan was identified Friday as Capt. James E. More...

Man dies after dump truck falls on him

BEE CAVE, Texas (AP) _A man has died after a dump truck fell on him in suburban Austin.  Authorities say the dump truck was unloading dirt at a construction site Friday afternoon in the suburb of Bee Cave when it tipped over on the man, who was More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

USDA raises estimate of U.S. cotton production and exports

December 9, 2016   More...

University of Texas lab concentrates on crazy ants, they are pushing fire ants for supremacy

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Hoping to underscore his point about a new pestilence that has arrived in Central Texas, ant researcher Edward LeBrun pointed to a Mason jar in his office.  The Austin American- Statesman reports the jar looked like it was fil More...

Obituaries

VIRGINIA G. MORALES

LYFORD- Virginia G. Morales, 88, entered into eternal rest on December 7, 2016 at Solara Hospital in Harlingen, TX. More...

DORA C. CHAPA

Dora C. Chapa, 89, entered into eternal glory on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in Lasara, TX. She was born on June 18, 1927 in Raymondville, TX to Jose M. & Genoveva (Cantu) Chavez.  More...

In Loving Memory of Diana V. Orozco

1 Year Anniversary   More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF CHARLES LEE MCNIEL AND  SUSAN ARMSTRONG MCNIEL  Cause No. 2016-CV-0539-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS   More...

PUBLIC HEARING Willacy County

Precinct 1 Road Name Change

Willacy County will hold a public hearing at 9:30am on Thursday December 22, 2016, at the Willacy County Courthouse, 576 West Main Street, Raymondville, Texas 78580, regarding road name change of Brushline Road to Guadalupe D. More...

Winter Texans season starting slowly at Gateway RV Park

Even though it’s too early to tell how the 2016-2017 Winter Texans season is going to go, the preliminary forecast is showing signs of a slow one.  That is how the manager at Gateway RV/MH Park in Raymondville is describing the current sit More...

Willacy sues MTC for causing riot that closed prison

A lawsuit claiming the Management Training Corp. mismanaged the now closed Willacy County Correctional Detention Center has been filed in a U.S. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

‘Tis the Season to Think Safety’

As we near Christmas sometimes we are so involved in the shopping and other things that go on at this time of year that we completely forget to think about our safety. More...

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County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Gift giving guidelines

‘Tis the season - to shop for gifts for friends, family and others who deserve a wrapped present as defined by the rules of political correctness. We all long to find the perfect gift, even though there is no such thing.  More...

Quinceañera

Jose & Veronica Quintero will celebrate their daughter’s, Ana Cristina Quintero’s Quinceañera on Dec. 17, 2016. More...

Sara Kendrick

Sara Kendrick, formerly of Raymondville, celebrated her 90th birthday on December 8 with family and friends at Valley View Senior Living. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

DECEMBER 12 - Aggravated assault w/deadly weapon, 200 blk E. Exchange.  More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

DECEMBER 7- Failure to identify/no operator’s license, arrested: Antonio Camacho, U.S. 77 N. of Conley, Raymondville.  No operator’s license, arrested: Steven Ray Garcia, U.S. More...

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