October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

It’s been a sweet career, local beekeeper says

Since he was about six years old, Ralph McClaugherty has been busy as a bee, working with bees, making sure crops such as watermelons, citrus and almonds were pollinated properly.  “My dad was a career beekeeper and I started at 6 years ol More...

News

Tomorrow’s Rembrandts mix culture and skills

“Lush Brush” is a monthly gathering of people studying art in an informal setting in Raymondville held by the Willacy County Art League.  Monthly gatherings are held in an annex building with a blue door all its own located between t More...

Lyford dominates La Villa

It was a good week of football for Willacy County. Raymondville beat Kingsville to become 5-0, while Lyford completely dominated La Villa to come out with a 61-0 victory. More...

Photos

SENIORS get ready for some Chalupa action at La Jarra Ranch’s Fall Festival Saturday. More...

County Lifestyles

Tired of plain old vegetables? Spice 'em up with some flavor

I am smaller than a dime, and though I am cool, I can also burn. I can be many colors, but also none at all. I am a household name, but people rarely speak of me. What am I?  More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, October 9, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX. garlic, and add the spice paste. Toss until the vegetables are well- coated. More...

NextGen to host a FREE community workout this month

October Breast Cancer Awareness Month!  More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 1 - Accident (minor), 800 blk S. 7th.  Duty on striking unattended vehicle, 700 blk W. Gem.  SEPTEMBER 28 - Accident (minor), 400 blk E. Hidalgo.  Duty on striking fixture or highway landscaping, 500 blk E. Hidalgo.  More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

SEPTEMBER 27 - Execution of warrant/failure to appear, assault causing bodily injury, arrested: Nicolas Machuca Gonzalez, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Execution of warrant/assault by strangulation, arrested: Jordan Ernesto Gamez, W.C. More...

District Clerk Report

In the matter of Jenna Leah Rodriguez and David Guajardo and in the interest of household members - protective order/temporary restraining order (no divorce).  In the matter of Rosie Lee Hommel vs Stephen Dale Hommel and in the interest of and More...

Legals

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE TCDP # 7215411 SEWER SYSTEM IMPOVEMENTS - SCADA PROJECT CLOSE OUT PUBLIC HEARING

The City of Raymondville will hold a close out public hearing on October 10, 2017 at 5:15 p.m. at the Raymondville City Hall, 2nd Floor Meeting Room located at 142 South 7th Street, Raymondville, Texas 78580. More...

Courthouse rehab plans, budget details and bonuses okayed

An Austin architect reported to Willacy County commissioners on Thursday about plans to prepare the historic courthouse for restoration. More...

Gardening, nutrition skills showcased

Students at Raymondville’s Myra Green Middle School are learning how to plant, grow and harvest food that doesn’t come in a plastic bag, can, jar or from a fast food drive-thru window.  About 25 to 30 students at Myra Green are parti More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

It's wake-up time for believers in God

I think we can all agree that the world is in a mess, and unless something gives pretty soon to help straighten it out, we're basically doomed. Can it get any more out of control than it already is? More...

Letters

Books donated to Reber Library

Editor,   The following books were donated to Reber Memorial Library:  - The Words of Martin Luther King, Jr.  - Aircraft of World War, II (300 of the World’s Greatest Aircraft 1939-1945)  - Ask CosmoGirl! (About beauty! More...

Reader gives thanks

Dear Editor,   I would like to thank La Jarra Ranch Senior Care Facility in Raymondville for the outstanding care they provided by uncle, Elroy Klostermann, during the last stages of his time here on earth.   Ms. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Despite indecisive market, Cotton Futures post modest gains

September 28, 2017   More...

Photo

HORSES DON’T MIND RAINY WEATHER Saturday as they graze along the road near Sebastian. More...

Obituaries

ANGELA R. VILLANUEVA

SAN PERLITA, TX -Angela R. Villanueva, 71, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at her residence in San Perlita surrounded by her family. She was born on September 9, 1946 in Raymondville TX, to Andres P. More...

JESSICA B. RAMIREZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Jessica B. Ramirez, 53, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Hermiston, OR. She was born on January 24, 1964 in Homestead, FL to Juan Berrones and Josefa Moreno.  More...

GILBERTO DE LA GARZA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX-Gilberto De La Garza, 88, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, September 28, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at Retama Manor Nursing Center in Raymondville, TX. More...

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