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WATER FROM THE RIO GRANDE

WATER FROM THE RIO GRANDE increased last week from its usual depth of about 9 feet to about 20 feet as floodwaters head toward the Gulf of Mexico. More...

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FAMILY HAD A HORRIBLE MORNING CALL - There was a house on fire in Lyford on the corner of El Sauz Ave. and San Jose St. on Friday morning around 9 a.m. More...

Willacy residents advised to report flood damage

Willacy County and city officials are urgently gathering reports of property damage caused by last week’s flooding, Willacy County Emergency Management Coordinator Frank Torres said Tuesday.  More...

Good Luck Bearkats!

THE RAYMONDVILLE BEARKAT TEAM will make their first 7on7 State appearance in College Station on June 28 and 29. Head coach Juan Posas and assistant coach Frank Ledesma, Jr. More...

County Lifestyles

Meat prices competitive for consumers this Fourth of July

Consumers could have more than one thing to celebrate this Independence Day as retailers feature good prices for beef, pork and chicken, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension service experts.  More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Holiday heaven

You forget how tiny they are. And helpless. So utterly, completely helpless. And exhausted. And hungry. And explosive. So literally explosive. Eat, poop, sleep, repeat. Cry, but not often if you are lucky. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JUNE 25 - Accident, 1000 blk E. Hidalgo.  Damaged property, 300 blk FM 3168.  Criminal mischief, over $750, under $2,500, 400 blk W. Hidalgo Ave.  Incident, 400 blk W. Yturria.  JUNE 23 - Burglary of building, 700 blk N. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JUNE 20 - Assault, 500 blk W. Main, Raymondville.  JUNE 22- Burglary of a building, Emma Ross Rd., Raymondville.  JUNE 23- Incident report (lost keys), Poinciana Rd., Lyford.  Duty on striking structure, N. Ebony, Lyford.  More...

Legals

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Edgar Louis Clinton, Jr., Deceased, were issued on June 13, 2018, in Cause No. More...

NOTICE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

WATER SYSTEM CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires all community water systems to deliver an annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) to all their water customers. More...

County, drainage district struggle to control flood water

As every city and county in the Rio Grande Valley struggles to recover from last week’s near hurricane level flooding, Willacy County is scrambling to handle a deluge of water draining down from the Upper Valley. More...

Independence Day events planned in Willacy County

Willacy County residents can have a double dose of Independence Day fun.  Raymondville will hold its Independence Day celebration early on June 30 and July 1.  A Raymondville kickball tournament will be held Saturday, June 30. More...

Raymondville commissioners note improved drainage after major storm

Rainwater from last week’s heavy rainstorm drained quickly in the downtown area, a departure from past years, city officials said at Tuesday’s Raymondville City Commission meeting. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

The world needs more open minds and less open mouths

If you have read the papers and magazines lately or watched the news you will understand when I say the phrase, "opened by mistake" applies more often to mouths than it does to mail. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Threat of trade war continued to weigh on cotton prices early this week

June 22, 2018   More...

Goodlatte immigration bill fails to pass U.S. House

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday rejected Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte’s immigration bill, the Securing America’s Future (SAF) Act. More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Trout are good on the flats with higher tides and around Pita Island on croakers.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

Obituaries

MARGARITA P. TREVINO

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Margarita P. More...

CLARITA R. FLORES

RAYMONDVILLE - Clarita R. Flores, 86, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Solara Hospital in Harlingen, TX. She was born on June 9, 1932 in San Perlita, TX to Pedro and Vicenta (Basaldua) Reyna.  More...

ROBERTO N. CORTINAS

RAYMONDVILLE - Roberto N. Cortinas, 74, passed away Saturday June, 23, 2018 at his Residence. Robert was born to Eliseo and Antonia Cortinas March 7, 1944 in the Norias division of the King Ranch.  More...

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