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Beautiful cotton in Willacy field

Heavy downpours of rain in scattered parts of Willacy County have menaced cotton fields as producers work to harvest as many bales as they can.  Texas A& M AgriLife Extension Agent Matthew Rodriguez said this year's crop is above average. More...

News

92-year-old WWII veteran attacked trying to defend US flag

KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) A 92-year-old Marine veteran has been injured while trying to defend the U.S. flag outside his Texas home.  Howard Banks fought in World War II and was left legally blind by a flare on Iwo Jima.  More...

Photo

RAYMONDVILLE VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM “THE TUNE SQUAD” CHAMPIONS -The boys competed in the La Feria tournament this past weekend beating Edcouch 46 to 28 in the championship game. More...

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St. Martin of Tours More...

Farm & Ranch

Pennsylvania farmers try to protect livestock from coyotes

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. More...

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures rebound

July 20, 2017   More...

Obituaries

JOSE A. GALVAN

Jose A. Galvan went to be with Our Lord on Monday, July 24, 2017. Jose was born in Matamoros, Tamp. Mexico on August 11, 1951 to Francisco and Maria Gertrudis (Rosales) Galvan. More...

RICHARD EMMET PHILLIPS

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Richard Emmet Phillips, 68 of Mission, TX, entered into rest Monday, July 24, 2017 in Paxvilla Hospice in McAllen, Texas.  He was born on September 24, 1948 in Harlingen, TX, son of M. E. and Jimmie (Green) Phillips.  More...

Card of Thanks

On behalf of the Leonardo “Leo” Esparza, Jr. family

we would like to humbly thank everyone for their support, the food, beautiful floral arrangements, and mostly for their prayers during the loss of our beloved Husband, Dad, Brother, Grandpa and friend. More...

Fishing tournament is this week at Port

Mark Brown Jr. goes to the Port Mansfield Fishing Tournament every year.  “ I do it for the challenge,” he said. “Yes, it’s organized really well. More...

Tucker’s Barbecue opens in new location

Hungry meat eaters are flocking to the new location of Tucker’s Barbecue at 200 S. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Dignity is one thing that cannot be preserved in alcohol

I just finished signing a bunch of bonds and several of them were for people arrested for alcohol related crimes. Others unfortunately, were for possession and delivery of drugs. More...

Political Cartoon

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Letters

Retired teacher gives thought to end of life issues

Editor,   The older I get, the more proactive I am becoming. More...

County Lifestyles

BACK IN THE OLDEN DAYS!

TEXAS THEATRE, 364 W. HIDALGO AVE., RAYMONDVILLE, TX - 1950 photo courtesy of Janeene Jennings, via the Traces of Texas Facebook page. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Adventures with houseplants

They sat unassumingly on a shelf in the gardening department. I was on the hunt for fertilizer, but these little potted beauties caught my eye and caused me to pause. More...

Visit the Witte Museum in San Antonio

Prescription Nature: Family Health and Happiness through Encounters with Nature - August 9th   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 24- Credit card or debit card abuse, 500 blk S. 5th.  Criminal mischief, under $100, 700 blk S. Adeline.  Incident, welfare concern, 300 blk W. Canal.  Theft, under $100, 400 blk W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

JULY 5- Duty on striking unattended vehicle, S. Exp. 77, Sebastian.  Execution of warrant/assault causing bodily injury/arrested: Armando Alfredo Hurst, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  JULY 6 - Theft, W. More...

Legals

PUBLIC HEARING WILLACY COUNTY TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)

Willacy County will hold a public hearing at 5:05 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at the Courthouse, 142 S. 7th Street, Raymondville, Texas 78580, regarding the Texas Department of Agriculture’s CDBG Program.  More...

AVISO PARA OBTENER COMENTARIOS PUBLICOS EL CONDADO DE WILLACY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT DE TEXAS

El Condado de Willacy tendrá una audiencia pública el dia 2 de Agosto 2017, a las 5:05 pm en la corte del Condado, 142 S.  More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN RE: ORDER FOR FORECLOSURE CONCERNING 213 CR 2800 RAYMONDVILLE, TX 78580-4404 UNDER TEX.R.CIV.PROC. 736  Cause No. 2016-CV-0161-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS  PETITIONER:   More...

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