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Editorial Opinion: Mistake! - Mistake! - Mistake!

The RISD will pay price of making a bad decision

When five of seven RISD board members failed to show up for a called public meeting to discuss their choice for superintendent - it said alot. More...

News

Legendary: Elite Cafe in Waco to be called Magnolia Table

WACO, Texas (AP) HGTV stars Joanna and Chip Gaines say the historic Waco, Texas, cafe they bought last year will be called Magnolia Table and serve breakfast, lunch and brunch.  More...

Economic development director resigns, citing internal conflict

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

City to celebrate Independence Day Tuesday

The Fourth of July falls on a Tuesday this year so make plans to join in the festivities. More...

Letters

Seguin doctor tells RISD board, “Don’t make the mistake we did”

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Seguin parent voices concern over RISD superintendent choice

Dear Editor,   I would like to express my concern over your school district naming Mr. Stetson Roane as the lone finalist for your superintendent. I would appreciate you sharing this with your other board members.  More...

RISD board members who support Roane were “no shows” at public meeting

RISD Board members were a “ No Show” at Thursday’s meeting, that means they stand by their man. More...

Obituaries

EUSEBIO TORRES

RAYMONDVILLE, TXEusebio Torres, 94 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Saturday, June 24, 2017 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born on March 5, 1923 in Mexico, son of Guadalupe and Luciana (Labra) Torres.  Eusebio is preceded i More...

JOCELYN LASKAY STALLINGS

CORPUS CHRISTI, TXJocelyn Laskay Stallings of Corpus Christi passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the age of 83. More...

CONRADO GARCIA

RAYMONDVILLE, TXConrado Garcia, 85, of Raymondville, TX entered into eternal life with the Lord on June 23, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. More...

County 8-liner meeting a waste of time

“Blah, blah, blah” is how some people reacted to last week’s meeting of the Willacy County Commissioners’ Court.  The commissioners were to take action on regulating the eight-liners in the unincorporated areas of the cou More...

Injured Lyford woman remains in serious condition

A Lyford woman who was the victim of a hit-and-run accident is recovering. Police are trying to find out who was behind it.  Oralia Castro, 53, is the victim. More...

Two women injured in Tuesday accident

Two women were injured in a Tuesday accident and one of them had to be transported by helicopter as she was in critical condition.  The accident happened shortly after 2:15 p.m. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Celebrate America’s birthday, from sea to shining sea

As I write this week's column the Fourth of July is only one week away, will it's a little early, but by next week's paper it will be too late. So bear with me as I try to write about America's birthday, and see how we should celebrate. More...

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Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures continue downward trend

June 22, 2017   More...

County Lifestyles

LITTLE LEAGUE DISTRICT 24 CHAMPIONS

LITTLE LEAGUE DISTRICT 24 CHAMPIONS- The Willacy All Stars girls team will be advancing to Sectionals in the Kingsville/Alice area. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

July Fourth is Number One

It’s the best holiday of the year - my favorite. And not just because you get to eat ice cream at lunch and roasted marshmallows after dark - although that clearly has something to do with it. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, July 3, 6:30 p.m. in the RHS Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.  New members are welcome.   More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JUNE 22 - Gambling/disturbance verbal - FM 506, Sebastian.  Incident (verbal argument), Martin Cavazos, Sebastian.  Incident (impounded vehicle), FM 88, La Sara.  Harassment, Johnson St., La Sara.  Theft, E. More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

JUNE 25- Theft, over $100, under $750, 800 blk S. Washington.  Accident, 800 blk W. Hidalgo.  Assault by contact, 400 blk N. 5th.  Mental health evaluation, 500 blk W. Sonora.  JUNE 24- Accident, 1600 blk S. Exp. More...

Legals

COMBINED REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR GRANT SERVICES AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION HEARING NOTICE

WCHA is anticipating receipt of funds from the Texas General Land Office (GLO) under the CDBG Disaster Recovery - 2015 and 2016 Flooding Program.  More...

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