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Willacy County Democrats honor three of their best

A Willacy County native son recalled growing up in Raymondville as he helped honor three past Democratic Party stalwarts Saturday.  Rogelio “Roy” Valdez, chief justice of the 13th state District Court of Appeals, was master of ceremo More...

News

American, pilots reach deal to avoid canceling flights

NEW YORK (AP) American Airlines reached an agreement Friday with its pilots' union to avoid having to cancel thousands of flights during the Christmas holiday season because of a glitch with the pilots' schedules.  More...

'Where's Waldo?' among list of banned books in Texas prisons

DALLAS ( AP) The children's book `` Where's Waldo? More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, December 11, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE Holiday cheer

There is too much guilt in the world. Still, I have a propensity to make myself more of it. Lately I’ve been feeling guilty about holidays. Days that are supposed to be celebrations filled with joy and fun fill me with dread and anxiety. More...

THE LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB

  THE LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB met on November 9, 2017 at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Lyford. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

NOVEMBER 29 - Theft, Blackwell Salinas Rd., Raymondville.  Criminal trespass, Emma Ross Rd., Raymondville.  Execution of warrant/unauthorized use of a motor vehicle/ arrested: Damian Ray Olvera, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

DECEMBER 4 - Burglary of building, 200 blk W. Hidalgo.  Incident, 500 blk N. 7th.  Theft, under $100, 100 blk S. Exp. 77.  Property returned to owner, 300 blk E. More...

Annual Christmas parade attracts big crowd in Raymondville

Eager parade watchers began gathering for over an hour early on Friday in downtown Raymondville anticipating the spectacle as lights began to appear in the distance and the sounds of marching bands and sirens slowly moved from the west along Hidalgo More...

Political candidates already gearing up in Willacy

Politics are heating up in Willacy County with many local candidates already filing as candidates for the March primary election, declaring their plans to file or putting up signs. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Better to give than receive

As Christmas approaches us rapidly, some are already doing their Christmas shopping and trying to figure out how they are going to pay it all off later. Gifts are nice to receive, but sometimes there is more joy in giving than in receiving. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures make impressive gains

December 1, 2017   More...

CATTLE

CATTLE take advantage of the nice weather Monday on a ranch east of Raymondville, not aware of the cold front headed their way. More...

2017 ag census arrives this month

Farmers and ranchers in Texas and across the nation will receive the 2017 Census of Agriculture this month.  More...

Obituaries

ALEJANDRO C. CHAVEZ

SEBASTIAN - Alejandro C. Chavez, 101, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 2, 2017 in Sebastian, TX. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a On Premise Sales License/ Permit by DNA Bars LLC dba Element Lounge, to be located at 128 N. Expressway 77, Raymondville, Willacy, Texas 78580. More...

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Off Premise Sales License/ Permit by Nalin “Neil” Patel dba La Quinta, Raymondville, to be located at 128 N. Expressway 77, Raymondville, Willacy, Texas 78580. More...

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