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Lyford maquinitas to remain in business

Owners of four remaining  8-liner gaming halls operating in Lyford paid hefty city fees by their Jan. 31 deadline and can continue in business, city officials said.   More...

News

Willacy County Prescription Drug Throw-Back at Watson’s City Drug

Communities Against Substance (CASA) Coalition, a program of Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas, in partnership with the Willacy County District Attorney Annette Hinojosa and Watson’s City Drug will be hosting the Willacy County Prescri More...

Threats in the mix

On January 26, 2018, agents assigned to the Weslaco Border Patrol Station encountered and apprehended a group of 44 illegal aliens near Hidalgo, Texas. More...

DPS ramping up Move Over/Slow Down Enforcement

AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is beginning enforcement efforts across the state focusing specifically on violations of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Wee morning worries

I lie awake sometimes, in bed, in the wee hours of the morning and I think. Better put, I brood - but not about a single topic. More...

Lower Valley Cotillion Club holds 64th Annual Presentation Ball

The 64th Annual Presentation Ball of the Lower Valley Cotillion Club was held at the South Padre Island Convention Center on Saturday, February 3, 2018.  More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 5 - Theft, over $100, under $750, 500 blk N. 4th.  Property returned to owner, 400 blk FM 3168.  Criminal trespass, 400 blk W. Hidalgo.  Arrested: Johnathan Briseno, theft, under $100, 500 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JANUARY 31 - Execution of warrant, injury to a child, arrested: Carlos Antonio Gamez, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT

AW6-1 Prescribed by Secretary of State Section 127.096 Texas Election Code3/07 More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS ITIO; AMERICO MICHAEL LEDESMA

CAUSE NO. 2017-CV-0583-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS  TO: Unknown Father, and all whom it may concern, respondents   More...

Raymondville election triggers a runoff

Saturday’s Raymondville special election resulted in a need to hold a runoff election between Edward Gonzales and Irene Moreno Cavazos.  Four candidates hoped to win the seat vacated by the death of Ezequiel “Zeke” Cavazos.&nbs More...

Raymondville man stabs ex-lover, then himself

A 46-year-old man allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend and then himself Wednesday (Jan. 31) at an apartment at Second and Raymond Streets. Steven Means is charged with attempted murder and unlawful restraint, said Raymondville Police Detective Sgt. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Let’s talk about forgiveness

I've been thinking about forgiveness a lot lately, not that I hold any grudges towards anyone, or anything along those lines, I took care of that matter and others a long time ago. More...

Farm & Ranch

Texas farmer shares importance of ag, trade at NAFTA talks

When it comes to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), do no harm.  That was the message carried to Montreal, Canada last week by Nueces County farmer Scott Frazier, who attended the sixth round of NAFTA talks with Farmers for Free Tr More...

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

A Volatile Week for Cotton

February 2, 2018   More...

USDA unveils website focused on farmers

A new website dedicated to supplying information, tools and advice to America’s farmers and ranchers launched this week.  Farmers.gov brings together the three agencies that make up the U.S. More...

Obituaries

LUCILA SOLIS DE LA GARZA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- January 31, 2018, Lucila Solis de la Garza went to be with Jesus Christ, her Lord and Savior. More...

FRANCIS TREVINO VILLEGAS

PIQUA,OHIO/RAYMONDVILLE, TX -It is with great sadness that the family of Francis Trevino Villegas announces her passing on January 27, 2018 at the age of 93. More...

JOY SORLIE BENNACK

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Joy Sorlie Bennack died on January 31, 2018 at the age of 88. She was born on January 28, 1930 in Marietta, Ohio to Elmer Lloyd Kendall and Ruth Kent Sorlie. More...

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