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Sports Schedule

FOOTBALL   Thursday, Sept. 7, Raymondville vs. LaGrulla, at home, 5 and 7 p.m.  Lyford vs. St. Joseph Academy at home, 5 and 7 p.m.  Friday, Sept. 8 Lyford vs. St. Joseph Academy, there, 7:30 p.m.  Raymondville vs. More...

Effective Sept. 1, law aims to reduce crashes and deaths caused by distracted driving

PHARR - Effective Sept. 1, texting while driving will be illegal across the state of Texas as the result of a new texting while driving ban passed during the 85th Texas Legislative Session. More...

State trooper shoots West Texas man in chase

MORTON, Texas (AP) _ Texas Department of Public Safety officials say a state trooper has shot and wounded a man who had fled from a sheriff's deputy in West Texas.  Lt. More...

County Lifestyles

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LYFORD CISD RISE-UP PROGRAM CONDUCTS HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF DRIVE - The Lyford CISD Rise-Up Program-Youth Advisory Council collected items for their Hurricane Relief drive at the local Dollar Genera More...

SLICES OF LIFE

DIY, laughter and olive oil

Do-it-yourselfers will attest to two universal truths: projects beget projects and the outcomes are often funny if you are willing to laugh at yourself or others. Both phenomena happen to me all the time. This week at our house it involved stickers. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, September 11, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX. New members are welcome.   More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

SEPTEMBER 4 - Criminal mischief, over $100, under $750, 900 blk N. 7th.  Assault causing bodily injury, FV, 300 blk E. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

AUGUST 30 - Credit card or debit card abuse, 9th St., La Sara.  Public intoxication, arrested: Paul Morris Evins, FM 1015 and Hwy. 186, La Sara.  Driving while license suspended, arrested: Guillermo Ojeda, Jr., U.S. 77 N. More...

County finalizes budget

After many long budget workshop sessions, Willacy County officials are nearly finished fine-tuning a $7.1 million budget based on a tax rate of 74 cents for each $100 in taxable property value.  Commissioners hope to keep the amount of spending More...

Courthouse to receive marker

A project to restore the long-closed Willacy County courthouse is moving forward, but stopping the growth of mold must come first. County Judge Aurelio “Keter” Guerra said.  More...

Voters face ‘tax’ ballot

Raymondville voters will go the polls Saturday to vote on a one-cent tax reduction that will change the way tax money is allocated.  The election, if approved, will allow the school district to receive as much as $600,000 additional from the sta More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Prepare, Prepare, Prepare

One will usually know if a bad storm or hurricane is predicted, usually a week in advance. Sometimes we don't have that much leeway, but most of the time we do. However, what if your wife is driving your car on even a short trip and it breaks down. More...

Letters

Hurricane Harvey evacuees say, “Thank You.”

Letter to the Editor:  A very heartfelt “Thank You” to the people of Raymondville for your outpouring of compassion to the evacuees of Hurricane Harvey. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Weather dominates this week’s Cotton Market

August 31, 2017   More...

Obituaries

OSCAR G. VELA

SEBASTIAN, TX- Oscar G. More...

CELIA R. GUZMAN

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Celia R. More...

ADELA R. SOLIS

RAYMONDVILLE/DALLAS, TX- Adela R. More...

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