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Lyford officials agree to pay septic tank cleaning bills

Lyford city officials agreed Monday to pay septic tank cleaning charges for a local property owner who has been requesting city sewer service for about 10 years.  Ramona Mata, who lives in Ramona Estate Subdivision, formerly Huff Subdivision, re More...

News

Another 8-liner inspection by state officials and W.C. deputies keeps pressure on maquinitas

On Thursday, Feb. More...

Gateway RV Park Entertainment Schedule

DANCE SCHEDULE   February 24 - Saturday Night, The Castaways, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.  Public welcome. For more information, please contact (319) 750-5220. More...

WCLL Registration

Willacy County Little League registration will be held at the Smiley Face Park this Saturday, Feb. More...

County Lifestyles

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HOSTESSES FOR THE LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB VALENTINE BANQUET AT TUCKER’S BBQ on February 8, 2018 were Janie Gutierrez, Delia Romo, Rubi Salinas and Elia Lopez. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Name changer

Change is inevitable, necessary and even desired. We choose change all the time. We change our oil, address, hair color, diet, job, friends, toilet paper roll, underwear and even our operating system. We contemplate change regularly. More...

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WARREN & MILDRED (SCHROEDER) MAYBERRY and Duane and Dorthy (Schroeder) Slaughter were married in a double wedding ceremony on Feb. 8, 1948 in Kender, Nebraska. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 12 - Accident (minor), 300 blk E. Hidalgo.  Theft, over $100, under $750, Exp. 77 and FM 490.  Incident: unattended child, 300 blk FM 3168.  FEBRUARY 8 - Wrong fictitious registration, vehicle impounded, 800 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

FEBRUARY 8 - Execution of warrant/driving while intoxicated, arrested: Gabriel Rene Vasquez, Willacy County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

District Clerk Report

In the matter of the marriage of Dana Lynn Neu and Jeffrey Arnold Neu and in the interest of J.A.N., II, and C.L.N., minor children - motion to modify.  Security First Federal Credit Union vs Rodney Rory Rodriguez, Sr. More...

Removal, transplanting of palms part of project

Removal and transplanting of hundreds of palm trees from the right-of-way along I-69E in Willacy County has stirred up a hornet’s nest of controversy for the Texas Department of Transportation.  Thousands of signatures were on a petition t More...

Much-needed Raymondville street repairs to start soon

A nearly $2 million program of street repairs and repaving will take place this year, with about $1.6 million to $1.7 million spent on streets and the rest on engineering, advertising, legal fees and other related costs, Raymondville City Manager Ele More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Weather it’s cold or weather it’s hot, we’re going to have the weather - whether or not!

The question that seems to be on a lot of people's minds lately, is "What's up with the weather?" You have to admit we haven't been having our normal South Texas weather lately. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

March futures fall, but in orderly fashion

February 9, 2018   More...

New farm bill discussions highlight Ag Forum

Farm economy experts at the recent Ag Forum in Austin told attendees to expect much debate on the shaping of a new farm bill that will most likely be written with little or no increases to commodity program funding.  More...

AgriLife, Colorado State focus on beef trade with China

Researchers from multiple universities and state agencies will team up in an effort to promote the trade of beef to China thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).  More...

Obituaries

JAMES “JIMMY” LLOYD WHITFIELD

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- James “Jimmy” Lloyd Whitfield of Edcouch, TX entered into rest Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the age of 84. He was born on November 2, 1933 in Brady, TX, and was son of Orus Lloyd and Lola Biggs Whitfield.  More...

AURORA L. SALINAS

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Aurora L. Salinas, 83, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. More...

JULIO SALDANA, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE- Julio Saldana, Jr., 78, entered into the arms of our loving Father in Heaven on Friday February 9, 2018 surrounded by his loving daughters. He was born on September 24, 1939 in Lyford, to Julio Zapata and Lamar Suarez Saldana.  More...

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