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Former deputy files age-based lawsuit

A former Willacy County deputy has sued the sheriff’s department, claiming age discrimination.  More...

News

Jack-of-all trades assists elderly

He’s easy to identify by his jaunty Panama hat, but Albert Cavazos has worn several types of hat.  He was a policeman, a teacher’s aide at the South Texas Independent School District in San Benito and a professional singer performin More...

Metal detector buffs want to scan courthouse lawn

Members of the Rio Grande Valley Metal Detectors Club plan to ask Willacy County commissioners on Thursday for permission to use their equipment to search the grounds of the historic county courthouse before the area is sealed off for a restoration p More...

Photo

SNOW CONE SEASON IS HERE -7-year-old Sebastian Perez waited patiently for his piccadilly snow cone from La Unica Snowcone Stand in Sebastian this weekend. More...

County Lifestyles

Photos

THE WILLACY COUNTY ART LEAGUE showcased some of their art pieces at the 5th Annual Artrageous Art Show - A Fine Arts Exhibit and Reception on Saturday at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance More...

SLICES OF LIFE Crushing it

My family goes through a few - okay more than a few - aluminum cans. And even though we’ve always recycled and attempted to condense the cans the barehanded way, surplus metal was impacting our recycle bin in an overflowing manner. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, March 26, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MARCH 19 - Theft, under $100, 100 blk E. FM 3168.  Theft, over $100, under $750, 900 blk FM 3168.  Theft, under $100, 800 blk W. Durham.  Recovered property, 300 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

MARCH 14 - Execution of warrant/assault causing bodily injury, Ct. 1-11/arrested: Jesse Sosa, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Execution of warrant/assault causing bodily injury/arrested: Jeanette Saldivar, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

District Clerk Report

Ex Parte Jonathan Briseno - CR Matters: Writ of Habeas Corpus.  Ex Parte Jonathan Michael Smith - CR Matters: Writ of Habeas Corpus.  Alfred Smith, Jr. and Currie Smith vs Bill G. Caughron, Jr. More...

Former sheriff’s investigators arraigned

Two former Willacy County sheriff’s executives have been arraigned on felony indictments relating to applying for excessive overtime pay funded by two state grants but neither actually appeared in court on Tuesday.   More...

Lawsuit against county, sheriff claims neglect

A $10 million federal lawsuit has been filed against Willacy County over the early morning Jan. 1 death of a Mexican inmate being held for the U.S. Marshal’s Service in the county jail.  More...

City runoff Saturday

Tuesday was the last day of early voting for the city runoff election on Saturday.  Irene Moreno Cavazos faces Edward Gonzales to fill the seat vacated by the death of Ezequiel “Zeke” Cavazos last fall.  There were originally fo More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

More bits and pieces

I witnessed a miracle the other morning, I was parked waiting for my wife to exit out of a store and I saw a car pull into a parking space with a sign stating it was for handicapped parking only. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

The Reverend and Mrs. Mark D. Uzupan of the Raymondville United Pentecostal church say goodbye

Editor,   We came to Raymondville a little over nine years ago and it has been an enjoyable experience. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Market cools, drifts lower

March 16, 2018   More...

Skin cancer a concern among farmers, ranchers

As farmers and ranchers continue to check their livestock, crops and equipment, one dermatologist stresses they should also check their skin.  Dr. More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Black drum and redfish are fair to good in the Packery Channel on crabs.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

Obituaries

EMILIO WEAVER, JR.

LYFORD - Emilio Weaver, Jr. was born on April 24, 1948 in El Venadito Ranch outside of Los Indios, TX born to Evila Leal and Emilio Weaver, Sr. Emilio went to be with our Lord on Thursday, March 15, 2018. More...

Legals

CAUSE NO. PR-412

IN THE ESTATE OF RICHARD EARL BUTLER, DECEASED

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF KENEDY COUNTY, TEXAS   NOTICE OF ALL  PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE  ESTATE OF RICHARD  EARL BUTLER   More...

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