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Raymondville, Willacy Co. loses newspaper publisher who also left a legacy of kindness, charity

The 57-year newspaper career of Paul Whitworth ended Sunday with his death after after a battle with cancer.  After beginning newspaper work at the Temple, Texas, Daily Telegram in 1961, the Harlingen native worked in the newspaper advertising f More...

News

Pulitzer Prize winners in journalism, arts to be announced

NEW YORK (AP) - The winners of the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts are set to be announced in New York City.  The winners are being revealed Monday afternoon at Columbia University.  The Pulitzer Prizes recognize the best journal More...

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THE LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BOYS GOLF TEAM placed 3rd at the Regional Golf Meet held April 23-24, 2018 at Quail Creek Golf Course in San Marcos, TX. More...

Tractor Supply Co. store will open in Raymondville after all

An economic development project announced not long ago that was later canceled has been renewed.  More...

County Lifestyles

RAYMONDVILLE FAMILY DENTISTRY

RAYMONDVILLE FAMILY DENTISTRY was awarded and recognized as the 2017/2018 Business of the Year by the Raymondville Chamber of Commerce during a recent banquet. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Getting ready, being ready, baby ready

She is going to have a baby. The little pink bundle we carried home from the hospital but a blink ago is soon going to be a mother herself. My baby girl is having a baby girl. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 30 - Terroristic threat, FV, follow up, 400 blk S. 1st.  Theft of service, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  Theft over $100, under $750, 800 blk Washington.  Arrested: Cesar Daniel Chavez, assault causing bodily injury, FV, 200 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

APRIL 25 - Burglary of a vehicle, 6th St., Sebastian.  Incident report (civil matter), 2nd St., San Perlita.  Incident report (Section 26), Carnation Rd., Raymondville.  Incident report (controlled burn), N. More...

District Clerk’s Report

In the matter of Mary Nicole Sosa - other: civil.  Mauricio Martinez and Margarita Martinez v. Unknown Heirs of the Estate of Sabasd Sanchez - Real Property: Trespass to try Title.   More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT

AW6-1 Prescribed by Secretary of State Section 127.096 Texas Election Code 3/07   More...

Six arrested in Sebastian, multiple agencies involved

Six people were arrested early Saturday morning skirmish in Sebastian involved multiple police agencies, Willacy County sheriff’s officials said.  A 12:30 a.m. More...

Texas floating classroom visits Port Mansfield

Making natural science fun, interesting and relevant is the Texas Floating Classroom’s mission. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Saying goodbye to a friend

I was shocked to see the words on my message, "Mr. Whitworth is gone. He passed away two hours ago." We knew he had been sick and in a battle, but for some reason, we didn't think it was that serious, and that he would battle back from it.  More...

Letters

Reader says that immigrants are the backbone of this country

Dear Editor,   In today’s society we have seen more focus be put on our neighbors to the south than in recent times. Immigration and deportation is something that this country was founded on but is now being frowned upon.  More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Despite some volatility, futures gain ground

April 27, 2018   More...

This 14-year-old cowboy poet may surprise you

OGDEN, Utah (AP) - At 14 years old and 5 feet 5 inches tall, cowboy poet Thatch Elmer may have to physically look up to many of his cohorts, but there are plenty who admiringly look up to him.  His young age is an attention getter in a genre mos More...

Guillen to head new Ag, Rural Development Task Force

AUSTIN - Representative Ryan Guillen (D - Rural South Texas) is honored to accept his appointment by the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) as chair of their new Agricultural and Rural Development Task Force.  More...

Obituaries

PAUL EDWARD WHITWORTH

Paul Edward Whitworth, 80, died peacefully on Sunday, April 29, after a brief battle with cancer. He was surrounded by family.  More...

WILLIAM LOYD MUNGERSON

William Loyd Mungerson, 89, of Brazoria, passed away Friday, April 27, 2018, in Lake Jackson, Texas. Mr. Mungerson was born June 28, 1928, in Geneva, Illinois, to Elmer and Dorothy Bartelt Mungerson. More...

JUAN JOSE GOMEZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Juan Jose Gomez, 62, of Raymondville, Texas, entered into rest Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Harlingen Medical Center.  He was born on July 7, 1955, son of Jose Benigno and Eloisa (Perez) Gomez.  More...

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