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Cuban nationals involved in at least three alien smuggling cases in South Texas

Two Cuban nationals have been arraigned in federal court in Brownsville on charges of attempting to smuggle 86 illegal aliens from several Latin American countries after a tractor-trailer rig was stopped on I69E in Raymondville last week.  More...

News

ASHLEY ELIZABETH CALDWELL

ASHLEY ELIZABETH CALDWELL of San Antonio recently graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station on May 11, 2018 with a degree of Bachelor of Science with a Major in Animal Science. More...

NATIONAL CHAMPION

NATIONAL CHAMPION-On May 10, 2018, Robert Herrera, a sophomore at Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, TX competed in the 10,000 meters race in Winona Lake, Indiana. More...

Lasara top grads ready to make their mark in the world

Alfredo Huitron, 18, has been a student at Lasara schools since pre-K, and is now valedictorian of his high school graduating class.  More...

County Lifestyles

Rocha-Hollingsworth

Dolly Rocha and Jay Hollingsworth of Sinton, Texas were united in marriage on May 15, 2018 at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.  The bride is the daughter of Reymundo Jr. and Lydia Rocha of Sebastian, Texas. More...

Flavio Anguiano, Jr.

Congralutations on all your accomplishments! The sky is your limit for your future goals!  Love you! -Tia Veronica, Mom, Dad, and your Grandfathers Juan and Miguel and your Grandmothers Blasa (†) and Calixtra.   More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Seven wonders - of life

We’ve all heard of the Seven Wonders of the World. Most of us couldn’t name them all. I couldn’t so I Googled and discovered I hadn’t even heard of some. Embarrassing, I know. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MAY 27 - Arrested: Uriel Lopez Medina, duty on striking unattended vehicle, possession of marijuana, under 2 oz., driving while intoxicated, 1200 blk Rio Circle W.  Found property, 100 blk S. U.S. Exp. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

MAY 23 - Incident report (assisting other agency - Border Patrol, Hwy. 186 and U.S. 77, Raymondville.  Burglary of a building, 3rd and Campbell Blvd., San Perlita.  Civil matter, E. More...

Crime of the Week

DOB: 08/04/18 -26 years old  Lives in Raymondville Charge Possession of Marijuana o/2oz u/4oz  Class A Misdemeanor  On May 26, 2018 Willacy County Sheriff’s Deputy Roy Moreno conducted a traffic stop on a white and red Dodge Char More...

POST 390 AMERICAN LEGION COMMANDER GEORGE SOLIS

  POST 390 AMERICAN LEGION COMMANDER GEORGE SOLIS, center, speaks on Monday, Memorial Day, at Raymondville City Cemetery. Manuela Leija, a gold star mother, listens at left. Her son, Sgt. Hector Leija, died in 2007 in Iraq. More...

Job interviews at MTC begin this week, no contract yet

Management and Training Corp. will begin interviewing job applicants this week for its “El Valle Detention Facility” on the site of the former “tent city” facility near the Willacy County Jail.  More...

Photo

WILLACY COUNTY JUDGE AURELIO “KETER” GUERRA speaks at Tuesday’s grand opening of Lyford’s new Central Park. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

The blessings and hardships of enjoying a holiday off

Today is the first day back to work from the Memorial Day holiday and as I try to pause and reflect on the good times had, my cell phone is ringing and a familiar voice is telling me, once again, I need to be in Brownsville within the hour to testify More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

A tribute to Paul Whitworth, a Willacy County hero

Editor,   More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures prices advance

May 25, 2018 More...

Construction to begin on Bayside Drive renovation at Laguna Atascosa Refuge

LOS FRESNOS, TX - On June 7, the Federal Highway Administration is scheduled to begin construction on the refuge’s Bayside Drive to install wildlife underpasses and widen the road, in preparation for reopening the tour route to private vehicles More...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing U.S. waters

CORPUS CHRISTI Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Sunday morning. More...

Obituaries

MARTHA C. GONZALEZ

Martha C. Gonzalez passed away on May 24, 2018 at the age of 71. She was born on March 2,1947 in Raymondville, TX. More...

Rest In Place (Descansa En Tu Lugar) Mi Querido Hermano:

Oscar “Scotty” Mendoza

Raymondville, TX  An angel in Heaven today esta de pachanga and we are celebrating your birthday by your tumba.  May 30 1963 - Oct. 2, 2017  55 years  THE BROKEN CHAIN  More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION CAUSE NO. 2018-CV-0181-A

IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS

THE STATE OF TEXAS  MAURICIO MARTINEZ AND MARGARITA MARTINEZ  V. UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THE ESTATE OF SABAS SANCHEZ AND ANY UNKNOWN PERSONS WHO CLAIM  AN INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT LOT  More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Eddie Harold Martin, Deceased, were issued to LaRuth Triggs Martin on the 18th day of May, 2018, under Cause No. More...

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