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Really Wild in Willacy Tuesday morning

Two aggressive javelinas were shot near the Reber Memorial Library on the courthouse square in Raymondville Tuesday after going wild in Willacy. More...

News

Funeral held for US border agent whose death not explained

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Family, friends and law enforcement officers converged on West Texas Saturday to mourn a Border Patrol agent whose death last weekend in rugged, remote area has not been explained.  More...

Sebastian, better known as “Lawless Town”, and soon to be the new Las Vegas

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Lyford man arrested in hit and run case

A Lyford man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the Nov. 18 hit-and-run accident that left bicyclist Ruben Serna in critical condition. He was arrested by Raymondville police on a felony charge.  More...

Obituaries

JOSE P. GONZALES

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Jose P. Gonzales, 69, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend entered into the arms of our loving father in Heaven on Friday November 17, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. More...

ADRIAN EDWARD QUINTERO

LA FERIA - Our beloved angel, Adrian Edward Quintero, 40, entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 24, 2017 in La Feria, Texas. He was born on June 20, 1977 in Harlingen, Texas to Elvira Rocha Leal and Edward Quintero.  More...

MELBA SALAZAR CHAPA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Melba Salazar Chapa, 52, was welcomed to her Heavenly home on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas. She was born on November 3, 1965 in Raymondville, Texas to Roberto R. More...

Sebastian/Lyford area becoming an 8 liner Las Vegas

The south end of Willacy County seems to be wide open for the electronic gaming business, but public officials say they are watching and waiting for the chance to close them down.  Although some residents of Sebastian want the “maquinita&r More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE EMPLOYEES

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE EMPLOYEES assisted the Raymondville Chamber of Commerce in setting up and decorating the Downtown Tree. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

The longer you live, the quicker you can live a year!

Every morning during my morning routine I send out a text message to my four boys with a quote, a word of encouragement, or a scripture, to help them through the day. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Futures rally to 10-week highs

November 22, 2017   More...

County Lifestyles

2017 Raymondville Christmas Parade Grand Marshals

Ubaldo and Andrea I. Mungia were born and raised in Willacy County. Ubaldo was raised in Raymondville, Texas and Andrea was raised on the Maneado Ranch east of Lyford, Texas. Ubaldo’s father Pedro S. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Number conundrums

Sometimes (oftentimes) numbers don’t make sense - to me at least. Oh sure, two plus two equals four and numbers are unchangeable so they should follow logical standards. But they don’t. Therein lies the mystery.  More...

Cops For Tots

Registration for Cops For Tots Toy Giveaway will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, at the Raymondville Police Dept. located at 523 W. Hidalgo Ave.  Registration will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

NOVEMBER 22 - Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Emma Ross Rd., Raymondville.  Disorderly conduct, Emma Ross Rd., Raymondville.  Incident (information only), Glen Loften, Lyford.  Criminal trespass, Emma Ross Rd., Raymondville.&n More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

NOVEMBER 27 - Accident minor, 7th and Rodriguez.  Accident minor, 300 blk E. Hidalgo.  Theft, over $750, under $2,500, 800 blk S. Washington.  Harassment, 400 blk W. Hidalgo.  Incident threat, 300 blk S. More...

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