November 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Willacy students can apply for free money for college

Senior year is all about college: where to apply, what to study, and most importantly, how to pay for it.  RGV FOCUS has partnered with Workforce Solutions to provide free financial aid application support to high school seniors in Willacy Count More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Wednesday, November 13, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

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RAYMONDVILLE LIONS CLUB DRAWING WINNER is Luis Medina, Jr. of Lyford. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Market ignores bearish outlook, December gains 89 points this week

November 3, 2017   More...

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2017 WILLACY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION RANCHER AWARD WINNERS - Daniel Yturria Butler and his brother, Richard E. Butler II, of the H. Yturria Land & Cattle Co. More...

Deadline approaching to sign up for pasture, range, forage insurance

Deadline approaching to sign up for pasture, range, forage insurance Texas landowners who rely on perennial forage to feed their livestock may want to purchase Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance to protect the income potential of these acres, ac More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

NOVEMBER 6 - Terroristic threat, FV, 400 blk S. 1st.  Burglary of building, 200 blk E. Kimball.  Theft, under $100, 300 blk W. Hidalgo.  K-9 deployment, Bearkat Blvd.  NOVEMBER 5 - Terroristic threat, FV, 400 blk S. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

NOVEMBER 1 - Criminal mischief, Oleander Ave. and Hidalgo Ave., Lyford.  Execution of warrant, violation of protective order, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, family violence, arrested: Jorge Arellano, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

District Clerk Report

In the matter of Alicia M. Ortega vs Jose Manuel Rivas and ITIO Isabella Rivas and Jaslynn Ortega - protective order/temporary restraining order (no divorce).  Willacy County, City of Raymondville and RISD vs Jose O. More...

Willacy to open new nature center Nov. 28

Finishing touches are being made to Willacy County’s Coastal Land Resource Center at Port Mansfield which is scheduled to open Nov. More...

Marine Corps veteran recalls Vietnam experience

Movies and TV shows about the Vietnam War bring back memories to Felipe Elizondo, but the stories aren’t always accurate, he said.  Movies such as “Platoon,” “Pork Chop Hill,” “A Soldier’s Story” o More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

What is a veteran?

A veteran is just about like everyone else. There is a little difference because of his/her service to our country, but for the most part we are just like everybody else. More...

Letters

Former Veterans Service Officer thanks community

Editor,  I would first like to apologize for my sudden departure from my position as Veterans Service Officer for Willacy County. Regardless of what you may have heard this was in no way planned.  More...

County Lifestyles

ON THE PATH TOWARDS CHRISTIAN UNITY

  ON THE PATH TOWARDS CHRISTIAN UNITY -In commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Lutherans and Catholics held an ecumenical prayer service on Reformation Sunday in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in San Juan. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Lost in time

Our family calendar is an information multi-tasker. More...

Obituaries

AUDELIA “LELE” DELUNA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Audelia “Lele” Deluna, 95, entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. She was born on July 15, 1922 at El Sauz Ranch. More...

Card of Thanks

Audelia “Lele” DeLuna

Our heartfelt thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbors who extended comforting sympathy and help in our recent sorrow. For the beautiful service, floral offerings, food, prayers and other kindnesses, we are deeply grateful.   More...

Legals

WILLACY COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR LEGAL SERVICES

Due Date and Time: November 8, 2017 at 5 p.m.  Inquiries and Proposals Should Be Directed To: Elena Vasquez - Executive Director 458 W. Hidalgo Ave., Raymondville, Texas 78580 Ph: (956) 699-3536 or wcesd458@hotmail.com   More...

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