December 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Tree of Angels Ceremony honors crime victims, survivors and families

Willacy County District Attorney Annette Hinojosa and other state and federal law enforcement officials led the annual Tree of Angels Ceremony Thursday in memory and support of victims and survivors of violent crimes.  More...

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DECEMBER 14, 2017 was a festive day for the Lyford Women’s Club. Members enjoyed a trip to the Christmas Extravaganza Annual Christmas Tree Exhibit at the Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum. More...

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VIOLENT CRIME VICTIMS AND FAMILY MEMBERS hang angel ornaments on a Christmas tree in a courtroom on Thursday. U.S. Border Patrol agents and other lawmen stand nearby. More...

Raymondville Police Department’s Cops For Tots was a success with Blue Santa visiting Raymondville

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County Lifestyles

REVEREND HOMERO RUIZ

  REVEREND HOMERO RUIZ celebrated 50 years of ministry on December 10th, 2017. He currently pastors Iglesia Cristiana Alfa y Omega in Raymondville, and Iglesia Cristiana Alfa y Omega in Lyford which celebrated 20 years as a church in September. More...

SLICES OF LIFE The solution to life’s problems: wrestling

When my boys play together it always ends the same way. It doesn’t matter what they are doing, the result adds up to intertwined bodies, leg locks and takedowns. In a word: wrestling.  Wrestling, in and of itself, is not a bad thing. More...

FIVE GENERATIONS

 FIVE GENERATIONS-Evangeline Neese celebrated the holidays with her son, John Neese, grandson, Johnny Neese, great-grand-daughter, Heather Fournier and great-great grandson Grayson Fournier. More...

Legals

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF CHARLES P. KRUPALA, DECEASED

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Charles P. Krupala, Deceased, were issued on December 13, 2017, by the County Court of Willacy County, Texas, acting in Cause No. More...

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF BALTAZAR REBELES, DECEASED

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Baltazar Rebeles, Deceased, were issued on December 13, 2017, by the County Court of Willacy County, Texas, acting in Cause No. More...

LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THE PROVISIONS OF THE TEXAS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE   THAT: Muy Pizza-Tejas, LLC d/b/a Pizza Hut #33891   HAS FILED APPLICATION FOR A: Wine and Beer Retailer’s Permit   SAID More...

MAN ON THE STREET

What are your hopes for the new year?

More jobs for Willacy County and hopes for world peace are New Year’s wishes from Raymondville and Willacy County residents heard during “man on the street” interviews Tuesday.  Ron Mallory of Port Mansfield said he is hopeful More...

Hazardous eyesore to be demolished within 90 days

Demolition of a particularly dangerous dilapidated building in downtown Raymondville has been ordered by city commissioners but it is likely it will be torn down first by the Union Pacific Railroad, which owns the land at the site. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Saying goodbye to 2017, hello to 2018

As I start to write this column for the week there are only five days remaining in 2017. Where did the year go? It had to be, it seems, one of the quickest years in recent memory. Maybe they all get like that as you get older. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Bull Market continues

December 22, 2017   More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Redfish are good in the Humble Channel on crabs and table shrimp. Trout are fair to good on the edge of the flats on live shrimp and Gulps.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

First Catch Center events at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Join us for the inauguration of a Take Me Fishing First Catch Center. A Family Fish Camp is being held at one of the largest wetlands restoration projects in America - Bahia Grande. More...

Obituaries

DORRIS NELL HEDBERG LIRAS

LYFORD, TX - Dorris Nell Hedberg Liras, 81 of Lyford, TX, entered into rest Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in Valley Baptist Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family.  More...

OLIVIA L. SALAS

RAYMONDVILLE, TXOlivia L. Salas, 83, entered into eternal rest on Monday, December 25, 2017 at Solara Hospital in Harlingen, TX. She was born on December 10, 1934 in Lasara, TX to Cleofas and Estefana (Perez) Lopez.  More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

DECEMBER 20 - Burglary of habitation, burglary of a building, W. 6th St., Sebastian.  Incident (livestock), Weaver Rd., Raymondville.  DECEMBER 21 - Incident (assist other agency border patrol), FM 2626 and Bus. 77, Sebastian.  More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

DECEMBER 24 - Lost property, 400 blk W. Hidalgo.  Accident involving damage to vehicle, 300 blk N. 7th.  DECEMBER 23 - Theft, under $50, 400 blk N. 11th.  Theft auto, 400 blk E. More...

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