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RISD hires new superintendent on 5-2 vote

Raymondville ISD board members hired Stetson Roane as the new superintendent last night on a vote of 5-2 with board president John Solis and Judy Gutierrez voting against the hire.  More...

News

New hurricane season forecast to be an active one, so get ready now

If all the forecasts are correct, the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season is supposed to be above normal.  And the message is: do not procrastinate and start getting ready now.  That’s because the season, which just began on Thursday, June More...

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25 YEARS PUBLIC SERVICE award was given to Willacy County Sheriff Larry Spence from Behavioral Health Solutions during last week’s meeting of the Coalition Against Substance Abuse. More...

Willacy County Job and Career Fair

The Raymondville Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Workforce Solutions Job & Career Fair at the L.E. Franks Tourist Center on Thursday, June 8th. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Hitting the sauce

I’ve always been a saucy type. It probably started with ketchup - my first encounter with sauce when I was just a tiny tator tot of a girl. Almost everyone has some sort of experience with ketchup. More...

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PRINCE OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH- LYFORD recognized the parish’s graduating class of 2017, on Sunday, May 28, 2017. More...

RAYMONDVILLE 8TH GRADE GRADUATION was Thursday, June 1, at the High School Auditorium. Shown are Gabriel Garza, Nathaniel Garcia, Ajay Sayas, Jaden Brooks, Za Ravion Armendares, Dylan Ramirez. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JUNE 5- Burglary of habitation, 300 blk W. Yturria.  Incident: theft, 400 blk E. Hidalgo.  JUNE 4 - Incident: child welfare, 300 blk W. Canal.  Accident, 1700 blk S. Exp. 77.  Incident, verbal disturbance, 200 blk W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

MAY 31 - Execution of warrant/ violation of protective order/ arrested: Juan Pablo Ramirez, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Theft, David Ramirez, Sebastian.  Evading arrest, U.S. 77 and Conley Rd., Raymondville.  More...

Legals

GRANT SERVICES PUBLIC NOTICE

The County of Willacy plans to apply for the upcoming Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery funding related to 2015 and 2016 flooding from the General Land Office - Community Development & Revitalization (GLO).  More...

Casitas Los Olmos housing project officially opens for business

The city’s newest housing development is now open for business and officials behind the project want people to know. A ribbon-cutting event will be held at 10 a.m. More...

Durbins’ deaths remain under investigation

No new developments are being reported in the deaths of two Willacy County residents found last month with gunshot wounds.  Law enforcement officers responded to a telephone call about the tragic findings at about 3 p. m. on Monday, May 7.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Take your burdens to the Lord, and leave them there!

The question is, " Has anybody experienced any problems this past week? Of course the answer will be that in all probability at least half of us have endured some type of problems or another. Problems come in all shapes and sizes. More...

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Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Market turns quieter, futures confined to relatively narrow ranges

June 2, 2017   More...

SORGHUM HARVESTING

SORGHUM HARVESTING began early as least for a farmer who grows grain along Business 77 between Raymondville and Lyford. More...

Obituaries

RAFAELA M. ZAMORA

RAYMONDVILLE- Rafaela M. More...

ELOUISE D. BULLION

Elouise D. Bullion, long-time resident of Kingsville, went to be with the Lord on the morning of Wednesday, May 31, 2017. She was 90 years old.  More...

Card of Thanks

From the family of Nora Conde Villalobos

To all the volunteers that took time from their lives to help us search for Nora. The American Legion for allowing us to meet there and the Library Annex too. More...

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