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Wild in Willacy 2017 draws good-size crowd Saturday

The crowd was light early Saturday as Wild in Willacy 2017 began warming up but the audience grew larger by mid-day.  More...

Two local elections vye for early votes

Early voting has begun for two elections in Willacy County, Elections Administrator Mary Hope Barrera said.  More...

News

FRENZIED TEENAGERS

FRENZIED TEENAGERS competed on stationary bicycles as cheerleaders made pyramids and demonstrated their routines at Raymondville High School’s gym recently as part of the Walk Across Texas prog More...

Consultant Sunny Philip quizzed by Lyford officials

Lyford city commissioners questioned consultant Sunny K. Philip late Monday about his efforts to bring new businesses to the small city.  More...

Victims of domestic violence speak out

Victims of domestic violence told their stories Friday during a Family Crisis Center empowerment conference.  The women, who have been raped or battered by abusers, who are often spouses or boyfriends, told of the process of healing and becomin More...

Obituaries

DOMINGO TREVINO

BROWNFIELD/ RAYMONDVILLE, TX -Domingo Trevino, 93 of Brownfield, TX, entered into rest Thursday, October 19, 2017 in Brownfield Rehabilitation Care Center in Brownfield, Texas.  More...

SANTOS SOLIS

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Santos Solis, 91 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in Retama Manor Nursing Home in Raymondville. She was born on June 9, 1926 in Brownsville, TX, daughter of Juan and Esperanza (Ruiz) Garcia. More...

ROBERT HINOJOSA, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Robert Hinojosa, Jr., 50 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Monday, October 9, 2017 in Athens, Texas.  He was born on July 8, 1967 in San Antonio, TX, son of Roberto and Gloria (Dominguez) Hinojosa, Sr.  More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice of Initiation of the Section 106 Process - Public Participation in accordance with the FCC’s Nationwide Programmatic Agreement. Hemphill proposes to construct an approximately 340-ft. More...

DPS 8-liner visits draw attention

“Raids” on 8-liner gaming halls in southern Willacy County last Thursday night by the Texas Department of Public Safety turned out to be only routine security officer checks, Willacy County Sheriff Larry Spence said.  More...

Raymondville city clerk indicted on theft charge

A former Raymondville city employee has been indicted by a Willacy County grand jury on charges related to missing funds from utility payments.  Leticia Muniz Tamez, 31, was accused in the indictment of theft of services, in an amount of $2,500 More...

Local woman to face court date

Announcements will be heard January 4 in 197th state District Court in the case of a Raymondville woman who was arrested in December on multiple charges after an incident in which she allegedly dragged her former mother-in-law with a car after report More...

Raymondville officials to seek citizen input

Commissioner Chris Tamez will take the late commissioner Zeke Cavazos’ seat on Raymondville’s Economic Development Corp. board.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Most folks like the old days better--they were younger then

People are funny, everybody wants to live a long life, but nobody wants to get old. I had one lady tell me, "Middle age is too young for Medicare, and too old for men to care." When does middle age begin? More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKEY WEEKLY

Cotton futures remain in narrow range but slowly moving lower

October 19, 2017   More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Hey, baby

There are 7.5 billion people in the world. That’s 75 followed by eight zeros. A billion is hard for the average mind to fathom. One billion is equivalent to a thousand millions. More...

STORIES THAT MUST NOT DIE

The Lady in Black

For many years now I’ve heard rumors to the fact that a lady in a black dress appears at the crossing of highways 141 and 281 between Fremont and Ben Bolt.  I know it's easy to disregard the whole thing with a shrug and say, "Just another More...

NexGen Phsical Fitness Competition

NexGen will be hosting a “Battle of the Front Line” Physical Fitness Competition on Saturday, Oct 28, 2017, starting at 8am. More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

OCTOBER 23 - Burglary of building, 600 blk N. 7th.  Child custody, 700 blk E. San Francisco.  Incident: Section, 800 blk W. Tampico.  OCTOBER 22 - Arrested: Luis A. Santillan-Contreras, theft, under $100, 400 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

OCTOBER 18 - Incident (counterfeit currency), N. Bus. 77, Sebastian.  More...

District Clerk Report

Willacy County and Lyford Consolidated Independent School District vs The Known and Unknown Heirs of Evangenia P. Benavides (Deceased), aka Eugenia P. More...

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