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Government grant funds flow into Willacy County

Millions of dollars in government grant funds will soon flow into Willacy County to fund local projects, local officials learned this week.  Willacy County Housing Authority will receive $1,988,800 from the Texas General Land Office for rehabili More...

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THE AMERICAN LEGION POST 390, the Willacy County Veterans Service Officer and F&R Packing Company, Inc. partnered off to secure an electric water heater for a disabled veteran and his family. More...

MARTIN CANTU

MARTIN CANTU, owner of Earl's Agri-Business in Raymondville, shows baby chicks available for Easter. Baby chicks are $2.50 each, baby ducks are $5, baby geese are $10. More...

Non-profit groups help Willacy elderly, poor families

A consortium of Willacy County social services groups were recognized Thursday by county commissioners for their help for elderly, disabled and lowincome residents.  More...

County Lifestyles

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LITTLE GIANTS FROM THE SEBASTIAN SHETLAND 6U received medals for winning second place in a tournament held in Harlingen at Victor Park. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Finding your courage

Cour- age n. 1. The mental strength to venture, persevere and withstand danger, fear or difficulty 2. The quality of being brave; valor  More...

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USMC PRIVATE DAVID MARROQUIN, of Raymondville, just completed Basic Training at Camp Pendelton in CA.   He is home visiting his family on a two week leave. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

MARCH 22 - Theft/identity theft, W. 8th St. Sebastian.  Criminal trespass, Bus. More...

DISTRICT CLERK REPORT

The State of Texas vs John Carl Reyes, tamper w/government record.  The State of Texas vs Guillermo Salinas, Jr. More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

MARCH 26 - Theft, 200 blk E. Holloway. Minor accident, 1000 blk E. Hidalgo. Possible threats, 1000 blk E. Wood. MARCH 25 - Trespass notice, 700 blk E. Hidalgo. Civil matter, 400 blk W. Rodriguez. Burglary of habitation, 200 blk E. Rodriguez. More...

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A WOMAN DRIVING A SMALL CAR IS IN SERIOUS CONDITION at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen after a Monday accident at Highway 186 and Sugar Mill Road in which the car collided with an 18-wheel tr More...

More threats at Lasara schools: Two 12-year-old girls detained

Two more students are in trouble for making threats at Lasara school district, Sheriff Larry Spence said Tuesday.  A 12-year-old girl allegedly made a threat in the presence of teachers on Monday and school authorities called his office, resulti More...

Edward Gonzales elected in Saturday runoff

Edward Gonzales is planning to hit the ground running as a Raymondville city commissioner after winning Saturday’s runoff election against Irene Moreno Cavazos.  Gonzales received a total of 497 votes, including 233 early votes. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

“Christ died to save us, He now lives to keep us!”

We are currently in what most people call Holy Week. It's all about events leading up to Easter Sunday. It's a very important time of year for those who are called Christians. More...

Letters

Book/DVD donations to Reber Memorial Library

Editor,   I donated the following to Reber Memorial Library:  - Corvette 60th Anniversary   - You’re the Butter on My Biscuit (adults only)  - The World Atlas of Birds  - Lost Ireland 1860-1960  Also, I donated &l More...

Recognizing National Vietnam War Veterans’ Day

Editor,  Last year, President  Donald J. Trump signed into law the Vietnam War Veterans’ Recognition Act of 2017, officially recognizing March 29th as National Vietnam War Veterans’ Day. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Market continues to pull back, remains range-bound

March 23, 2018   More...

Citrus grower looks to try bamboo to offset losses

FROSTPROOF, Fla. More...

Still time to be counted in the 2017 Census of Agriculture

Farmers and ranchers still have time to be counted in the 2017 Census of Agriculture, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).  More...

Obituaries

FRANCISCO HERNANDEZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Francisco Hernandez, 98, of Lasara, TX, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. More...

MAGDALENO “MAGGIE” BARRON, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE, TXMagdaleno “Maggie” Barron, Jr. was given the gift of life on November 1, 1953 to Magdaleno Barron, Sr. and Antonia Mendoza Barron. He was born in Rio Hondo, Texas; however, lived all his life in Raymondville, Texas. More...

NOEL AMBRIZ CASTILLO

HARLINGEN, TX -Noel Ambriz Castillo, 48 of Harlingen, TX, entered into rest Monday, March 26, 2018 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born on March 1, 1970 in Raymondville, Texas, son of Francisco and Manuela (Ambriz) Castillo.  Noel More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT

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

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a On Premise Beer and Wine Retailer’s Permit (BG) by Erika Kinney dba Laguna Madre Baits, to be located at 828 W. Port Dr. More...

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