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Man turns violent at Whataburger

Raymondville police arrested a local man for an alleged incident at the Whataburger restaurant on Hidalgo Avenue near the I- 69E overpass about 3 a.m. Sunday.  More...

News

Guillen prioritizes first responders

AUSTIN - Long-time supporter of first responders, Representative Ryan Guillen (D - Rural South Texas), is pleased to announce that, S. B. More...

Photo

CONTRACTORS FOR THE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE completely rebuild the intersection at Fourth St. and Main St. More...

New saddle shop gives owner a new beginning

In an area like Willacy County where people take riding and roping seriously, Shorty’s Custom Saddles & Saddle Repair should be right at home.  But, to the shop’s owner, Shorty Garcia, it seems like you can’t ever really go More...

County Lifestyles

RAYMONDVILLE LIONS CLUB

RAYMONDVILLE LIONS CLUB held their regular meeting Tuesday and discussed their upcoming fundraiser. They also awarded perfect attendance pins to two of their members. Guy Fambrough was recognized for his 56 years of perfect attendance. More...

Face it, you need some pumpkin to really ring in the season

There are some major misconceptions about brunch, like that it’s just an excuse for people to drink mimosas and bloody marys before noon. And, well, yes - but the drinks are only the third-best thing about brunch.  More...

RHS Band Booster Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Band Booster meeting on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Band Hall, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, Tx.  New members are welcomed to attend.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 25 - Aggravated assault w/deadly weapon/public intoxication, 300 blk N. 7th.  SEPTEMBER 24 - Assault by contact, 700 blk N. 5th.  SEPTEMBER 23 - Criminal mischief, over $2,500, under $30,000, 1000 blk E. Hidalgo. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

SEPTEMBER 20 - Possession of marijuana, arrested: Nicolas Machuca Gonzales, W. Hwy. 186, Raymondville.  Possession of marijuana, arrested: Gelacio Arreola, III, W. Lopez Rd., Raymondville.  Incident (vehicle impounded), Co. More...

Police dog “Diego” to retire

“Diego,” a Raymondville Police dog, will soon retire and his handler, Patrol Officer Melissa Sanchez, will be off to school to be matched up with a new dog so they can go through training together.  More...

City employees to receive pay increase

Raymondville city employees will receive a 3 percent pay increase under the 2017-18 city budget adopted Tuesday by a unanimous vote of city commissioners present. More...

Lyford officials hold the line on spending

Lyford city commissioners approved on Monday a $933,000 general fund budget based on a tax rate of $1.1005 for each $100 in taxable property value.  The budget is for the new fiscal year that begins Sunday, Oct. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Preparing for the future

How much effort do you put into preparing for your future? It's something we should always be thinking about, our future. More...

Letters

We need to educate our youth about the dangers of Marijuana use, says reader

Since 2014, Region 11 has had the highest unemployment rate in the state, and has historically been higher than the state and national average since 2012. This being said, 1 out of every 3 children under the age of 18 live in poverty. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKEY WEEKLY

Cotton Futures prices lack direction

September 21, 2017   More...

Obituaries

NORMA LINDA MENDOZA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Norma Linda Mendoza, 49, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at her residence in McAllen, TX. She was born on April 22, 1968 in Enis, TX to Lucio and Bertha (De La Garza) Mendoza. More...

ELROY KLOSTERMANN

SEBASTIAN, TX Elroy Klostermann, 85 of Sebastian, TX, passed away in his sleep on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in La Jarra Ranch Senior Living Facility in Raymondville.  He was born on April 5, 1932, son of Fritz and Selma Klostermann, who preced More...

FLOYD WILLIAM KEENE

Floyd William Keene went to be with our Lord on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Floyd was born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Keene of Lyford, Texas on April 21, 1936. He was a longtime resident of Willacy County and retired from banking in 1999. More...

Legals

CITATION/PUBLICATION/FAMILY CODE - CLASS 4 CAUSE NO. 2016-CV-0528-A

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS DISTRICT COURT 197TH THE STATE OF TEXAS TO: THE UNKNOWN FATHER Respondent(s)

GREETINGS:   More...

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