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Pipelines add to tax base

Contractors are working at a furious pace in multiple location as the Valley Crossing Pipeline extends across Willacy County on its way from the Eagle Ford Shale oil fields in Central Texas to Tuxpan, Mexico, while connecting the Port of Brownsville More...

News

Texas rains bring power outages

SAN ANTONIO (AP) A record-setting amount of rain has fallen in parts of Texas, knocking out power to thousands, flooding streets and forcing high-water rescues.  National Weather Service meteorologist Aaron Treadway said Monday the storm system More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, August 14, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX. New members are welcome.   More...

Willacy County Conservation partners host local work group

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service ( NRCS) in Texas’ Willacy County and the Willacy Soil and Water Conservation District cordially invites the public to attend their FY18 Local Working Group (LWG) meeting August 17, 2017, from 9 a. More...

County Lifestyles

45th Anniversary

On August 11, 2017 Manuel and Christina Caldera will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

An uphill battle

It seemed like such a good idea, as most bad ideas do initially. My motives were sound and intentions genuine. I’d help the environment while whipping myself into shape. I’d save on wear and tear to my car. More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

AUGUST 8-Arrested: Raymond Reyes, possession of marijuana, 300 blk N. 7th.  AUGUST 7- Incident: recovered property, 300 blk E. Charles.  AUGUST 6- Unauthorized use of motor vehicle, 900 blk E. Hidalgo.  More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

AUGUST 2- Unauthorized use of motor vehicle, U.S. 77 and Hwy. More...

School bells to ring

School activities are gearing up across the county with athletes already in action and teachers set to return to school next week.  Schools officially start for all students Aug. 28.  Almost 800 are employed by local schools.  More...

More windmills going up

More wind turbines have sprouted up near San Perlita, among 76 to be completed by the end of 2017, an official of E.ON Climate & Renewables said.  More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE were johnny on the spot Thursday to direct traffic after a power outage shut down red lights on the east side. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

To Grapevine and Back

We returned from the 139th Annual Sheriff's Training Conference late Wednesday night and back to work on Thursday. Since then it's been catch-up time. When I got back to work on Thursday 1 had 434 Emails awaiting me on my county e-mail. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON HARVEST

COTTON HARVEST is in high gear with mechanical pickers making good time with high yields. More...

Obituaries

EMILY MUNGERSON

HARLINGEN, TX- Emily Mungerson, 94 of Harlingen, TX, passed away peacefully Friday, August 4, 2017 surrounded by her devoted family. She is now singing with, and possibly directing, the angel choir. During this illness. More...

BELIA PEREZ NAVARRO

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Belia Perez Navarro, 81 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Friday, August 4, 2017 in Retama Manor Nursing Home.  More...

JERRY WAYNE BURCHAM

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Jerry Wayne Burcham, 72 of Raymondville, TX, went to be with the Lord on August 2, 2017, after a courageously fought battle with a lengthy illness.  He was born on June 26, 1945 in Quitman, MS, to Cecil Jenner and Ruby Lee (Ivy More...

Legals

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters of Independent Administration with Will Annexed for the Estate of August Duderstadt, Deceased, were issued on July 24, 2017, in Docket No. 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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