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Honeymoon at DA’s office is over

The honeymoon at the Willacy County District Attorney’s Office is over.  In less than a month after the new DA, Annette Hinojosa, moved into the office across from the jury room in the county’s annex building, major changes have been More...

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ST. ANNE, MOTHER OF MARY, SAN PERLITA attended 2017 Knights of Columbus Youth Rally and Concert on Saturday, February 4, at Our Lady of Sorrows in McAllen. More...

Preservation easement for county courthouse would allow Historical Commission control

Approving a preservation easement for the historical Willacy County Courthouse will be discussed this week during a meeting of the commissioners’ court.  The easement will allow the Texas Historical Commission control of anything pertainin More...

White House cites `buffet of options' on paying for wall

WASHINGTON (AP) The White House says it has yet to determine how Mexico will pay for a massive wall at the Mexican border that President Donald Trump has promised to build.  More...

Farm & Ranch

EARLIER THAN USUAL

EARLIER THAN USUAL onions were harvested recently from a field off Texas Highway 186 west of Raymondville. More...

Cotton Futures Rally Continues, March Cotton Gains 272 Points in week ended Feb. 2

February 2, 2017

What a wild week for the cotton market! Futures spent most of the week rallying, and the March delivery contract traded from a low of 74.06 cents per pound to a high on Thursday of 77.40. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 5 - Terroristic threat, 500 blk E. McCharen.  Accident (minor), 800 blk W. Durango.  Issued by mistake, 700 blk W. White.  Assault fam/house mem impede, unlawful restraint, 200 blk W. More...

Legals

NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE A LOCAL BILL:

Pursuant to the Constitution and the laws of the State of Texas, notice is hereby given of Representative Armando Martinez’ intention to introduce a bill in the 85th Legislature of the State of Texas at its regular session in Austin, Texas, the More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE TIRE COLLECTION EVENT AND CLEANUP OF ABANDONED TIRE SITES

The City of Raymondville will be having a tire collection event on February 11, and February 18, 2017. More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN THE INTEREST OF James Cruz, Jodie Adan Cruz Justin Abraham Cruz, Jason Cruz, Jaden Jesus Cruz and Jodezi Cruz  Cause No. 2016-CV-0467-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS   More...

4th Willacy wind farm awaits county tax abatement deal

A plan to build a fourth wind farm here will be unveiled as soon at it gets a tax abatement offer from Willacy County.  The commissioners’ court has discussed the issue seveal times with representatives of what is known as Las Majadas Wind More...

Walmart building to become a cotton warehouse - will hire 2 people

A well-thought idea to convert Raymondville’s Walmart building into a center to house youngsters from Central America and other countries was just a dream.  Some local folks were envisioning a place full of workers, nurses, recreational st More...

GATEWAY CRAFT SHOW

GATEWAY CRAFT SHOW - participants Dick and Pat Bussy, second and third from left talk to Robert Brashear during last week’s event at the recreational vehicle and mobile home park in Raymondvill More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Words and how we use them

Everywhere we look these days somebody has something to say about someone or something. It could be the President, immigration issues, racial issues, and much, much more. More...

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County Lifestyles

Lower Valley Cotillion Club

The 63rd Annual Presentation Ball of the Lower Valley Cotillion Club was held at the South Padre Island Convention Center on Saturday, February 4, 2017.  More...

Obituaries

EVANGELINA E. CANTU

RAYMONDVILLE- Evangelina E. Cantu, 69, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. She was born on June 2, 1947 in Raymondville, TX to Castulo and Jesusa (Gomez) Escamilla.  More...

LUCIO MENDOZA, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE- Lucio Mendoza, Jr., 77, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Comfort House in McAllen, TX. He was born on November 30, 1939 in Raymondville, TX to Lucio Sr. and Gregoria (Cantu) Mendoza.  More...

TERRY DEAN WHITE

RAYMONDVILLE - Terry Dean White, 60, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Harlingen Medical Center. He was born on December 17, 1956 in Raymondville to Curtis and “Dolly” Marie White.  More...

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