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News

DPS traffic stop leads to fugitive arrest

WESLACO, TEXAS - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) arrested a Florida murder suspect Friday after a Texas Highway Patrol trooper stopped a vehicle in Hidalgo County.  More...

Lyford keeps restrictions on chickens, pigs

Lyford city commissioners are determined to keep commercial livestock down on the farm.  On Monday, officials considered whether a new state law allowing anyone to keep up to six chickens would override a city ordinance that requires anyone plan More...

Raymondville polishes plans for street work

Raymondville commissioners met with an engineer Tuesday to discuss about $2 million worth of street repairs to take place this year .  Vicente Mendez of Ambiotec Civil Engineering, Barownsville, said a lot of the city’s street damage has o More...

Obituaries

SYLVIA SOSA GONZALEZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TXSylvia Sosa Gonzalez, 60, of Raymondville, passed away January 7, 2018 in Harlingen, Texas.  More...

MARCO A. MENDEZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TXMarco A. Mendez of Raymondville, Texas entered into rest on December 29, 2017 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  He was born on July 20, 1978 in Raymondville, TX, son of Juan Mendez and Manuela Rivera.  More...

JOSE ARMANDO VAZQUEZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Jose Armando Vazquez, 21, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born on April 10, 1996 in Giessen, Germany to Alberto and Sylvia (Richter) Vazquez.  More...

Dangerous S-curve west of Raymondville to be eliminated by TxDOT

A deadly S-curve on Highway 186 west of Raymondville city limits will be eliminated by a new project that will straighten the road and add periodic passing lanes, a Texas Department of Transportation spokesman said.   More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Nothing ruins the truth like stretching it!

I want to talk a little this week about the truth. There has been a lot of discussion lately about "fake news, and the false stories we tell each other. False stories, are in reality, just lies. More...

Letters

Reader is thankful for 8-liner raids

Editor,   Sunday was a great day to be in Sebastian, Texas. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Reflections of a football aficionado

Football is a big deal at my house. I live with a bunch of guys who love the game. My daughter married a guy who loves the game. It only makes sense I’d be pulled into the gridiron mix.  More...

Photos

NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT APPRECIATION DAY was observed Tuesday, Jan. 9, and the agencies received a snack tray on behalf of the Sgt. Alex Martinez family. More...

Gateway RV Park Entertainment Schedule

DANCE SCHEDULE   January 13 - Saturday Night - The Driskells, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.  January 27 - Saturday Night, The Driskells, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.  Public welcome. For more information, please contact (319) 750-5220. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JANUARY 3 - Incident, animal call, La Coma Rd., Lyford.  Identity theft, Arena Rd., Raymondville.  Incident (abandoned impounded vehicle).  Incident (animal call), Dahlia Rd., Lyford.  JANUARY 4 - Theft, Dahlia Rd., Raymondville. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 8 - Unattended elderly female, 1700 blk S. Exp. 77.  Unattended elderly female, 1700 blk S. Exp. More...

District Clerk Report

In the matter of the marriage of Patricia Salinas Rodriguez and Juan Jose Rodriguez - no case type, found/re-open.  Willacy County, City of Raymondville and Raymondville ISD vs Gregoria S. More...

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