January 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

City early voting period ends, election Saturday

A total of 532 people voted early for the Feb. More...

Lyford schools on alert Thursday, but not locked down, after threat seen on wall

A Thursday incident at the Lyford school district alarmed parents and the community, but it seems to have been sparked by some graffiti rather than any real threat of violence, Superintendent Eduardo Infante said.  Class continued as normal, he More...

News

Juvenile smugglers continue to take the bait

EDINBURG, Texas - On Monday, January 22, 2018, McAllen Border Patrol Station agents observed a raft, occupied by illegal aliens, crossing the river near La Joya, Texas. Moments later, a vehicle was seen departing the area. More...

RHS Band Booster Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Band Booster meeting on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Band Hall, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, Tx.   More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, February 5, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

County Lifestyles

THE LYFORD WOMEN'S CLUB

After a short business meeting, the attendees were treated to dancing performance done by a group of ladies known as The Line Dancers. More...

SLICES OF LIFE Winning the lottery

My husband and I aren’t big gamblers. I suppose it stems from the fact that we’ve never really had a large pile of cash we were itching to lose. Plus neither one of us was born the lucky gene. More...

W.C. Little League Meeting/Sign up

There will be a W.C.L.L. meeting on Wednesday, January 31, 6:00 p.m. at the American Legion.  Volunteers will be signing up children for Little League from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Smiley Face Park in Raymondville every Saturday in February.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 29 - Criminal trespass warning, 400 blk W. Hidalgo.  JANUARY 28 - Duty on striking unattended vehicle, 200 blk N. 7th.  Found property, 300 blk E. Van Eaton.  Follow-up, 800 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JANUARY 24 - Burglary of a habitation, Bulldog Ave., Lyford.  Execution of warrant/resisting arrest, arrested: Martin Gerardo Rodriguez, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Harassment, N. More...

Legals

WILLACY COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT 90-DAY ELECTION NOTICE

An Election will be held on May 5, 2018, for the purpose of electing five (5) directors to the Board of Directors of the Willacy County Hospital District - Two (2) from Willacy County Commissioner Precinct One (1), Two (2) from Willacy County Commiss More...

THE 2018 WILLACY COUNTY LIVESTOCK SHOW HALL OF FAME HONOREES

THE 2018 WILLACY COUNTY LIVESTOCK SHOW HALL OF FAME HONOREES were Ruth Klostermann and the late Pam Busse. More...

Willacy County jail deficiencies listed by state inspector in report

Willacy County jail has been “written up” for failing a recent inspection by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards.  Sheriff Larry Spence said rumors that the jail is about to be shut down by the state is wildly exaggerated.  More...

Willacy commissioners extend ban on 8-liner building permits, appoint Susana Garza interim county clerk

A ban on issuance of new building permits for eight-liner parlors, and all commercial buildings, was approved Thursday by Willacy County commissioners, a move intended to give attorneys more time to prepare an ordinance.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

“Great trials often precede great triumphs”

If you were to ask the following question to any adult, "Have you ever had any trials along life's way?" I'd be willing to bet 99% of those questioned would answer not only yes, but yes on many occasions. More...

Farm & Ranch

Supreme Court weighs in on WOTUS challenges

There is good news for landowners challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s ( EPA) embattled Waters of the U.S. More...

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Futures post weekly loss, open interest continues to grow

January 26, 2018   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, Gulps and DOA Shrimp.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

Obituaries

ALEJANDRO GARZA

LASARA , TX- Alejandro Garza, 82, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at his residence in Lasara, TX. He was born on March 31, 1935 in Lasara, TX to Guadalupe T. and Sofia (Lopez) Garza.  More...

HILDA TREVINO

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Hilda Trevino, 60, entered into eternal rest at her residence on Thursday, January 25, 2018. She was born on September 30, 1957 to Ernesto T. and Maria (Reyes) Gonzalez. More...

RICHARD EARL BUTLER

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Richard Earl Butler passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at his home at the Punta del Monte ranch in Kenedy County, Texas. More...

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