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County to hold workshop on possible gameroom regulations

A workshop concerning the possibility of regulating the casino parlors in the unincorporated areas of Willacy County has been set for next week.  The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. More...

News

Bride finds missing wedding dress through Facebook

DOVER, Ohio (AP) A bride who lost her wedding dress while traveling through Ohio has found it, thanks to social media. More...

D.A. investigator makes lateral move to the Sheriff’s Office

At a Commissioners' meeting last Thursday District Attorney's Office Chief Investigator Ernie Garcia, was approved for a lateral move from the office of the District Attorney to the Sheriff Office. According to Sheriff Spence, Mr. More...

RHS Band Booster Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Band Booster meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the Band Hall, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, Tx.   More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

The introverted Scandinavian

My husband and I recently made a happily anticipated purchase of a new summer water toy. We’d been looking forward to it for a long time and I was thrilled. I really was.  More...

SOUTH TEXAS FULLY LOADED '03 GARZA

  SOUTH TEXAS FULLY LOADED '03 GARZA, the girls participated in a National Tournament this past weekend hosted at Huber Ranch, where they took second place. They are a Travel- Select team out of Sebastian, Texas. More...

The 2017 Sebastian PONY Express All-star girls 10U division

  The 2017 Sebastian PONY Express All-star girls 10U division, has qualified for the National (World Series) Tournament to be held in Laredo, Texas, July 18-22. More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE

LYFORD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TYPE B NOTICE OF INTENT TO UNDERTAKE PROJECT PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ACT   More...

New superintendent hired in a 5 to 2 vote

A new superintendent has been chosen to lead the Raymondville school district into the year 2020. More...

Sheriff creates major position

A new position has been created at the Willacy County Sheriff ’s Department by Sheriff Larry Spence after his pitch to bring back a former employee.  Ernie Garcia, the former chief jailer who has been working as chief investigator under Di More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

It’s never too late to change your life

Having worn one kind of badge or another for 51 years, I see a lot of families that seem to be on some kind of "generational curse" or such. More...

Letters

The rats are back in Sebastian, reader says

Editor,   Annie get your gun. No, not the movie. Those pesky rodents are back again, the two legged kind.  Now we got the eight liners and rats in our little town of Sebastian. The eight liners, I think we got one in every corner. More...

Donation to Reber Library

Editor,   “Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. More...

Obituaries

CIPRIANO “CIPPY” GONZALES

EDINBURG/ RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Cipriano “Cippy” Gonzales, 61, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017, at Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg.  Born and raised in Raymondville, TX, Mr. More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

JULY 2- Duty on striking unattended vehicle, 200 blk S. King.  Incident: possible counterfeit currency, 300 blk W. Hidalgo.  Incident: child custody, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  Incident: Section, 700 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JUNE 28 - Recovered stolen vehicle, Emma Ross Rd., Raymondville.  Attempted suicide, S. Exp. 77, Raymondville.  Abandoned vehicle, Bus. 77 and FM 506, Sebastian.  Assist other agency (welfare concern), Bus. More...

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