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Willacy flooding under control, mosquito foggers arrive

Flooding issues caused by heavy rainfall across the Rio Grande Valley are fading away as sunny weather and heavy pumping of drainage ditches has reduced the problems.  More...

News

Woman critical after being shot by Texas sheriff's deputy

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities in Texas say a woman is in critical condition after she was shot by an off-duty sheriff's deputy.  Authorities say the Bexar ( bayr) County deputy shot the woman early Friday after he pulled to the side of the road More...

AIRMEN NICOLAS PEREZ

  AIRMEN NICOLAS PEREZ, son of Chuy and Wendy Perez, of Raymondville, was recently promoted to senior airmen below the zone. He is a 2015 graduate of Lyford High School and will soon be headed to South Korea. More...

Texas school district OKs possible border wall land survey

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (AP) - A school district in a small Texas border city is letting the federal government review some of its land that could be used for border wall construction.  The Rio Grande City school board this week approved a reques More...

County Lifestyles

Former Lyford resident inducted into RGV Sports Hall of Fame

Rose Marie (Lefner) White, formerly a resident of Lyford, was inducted into the Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame at the organization’s 31st Annual Banquet on June 30 at Boggus Ford Events Center in Pharr.  More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Late Night TV Guy pays no heed to bedtimes

For the most part, my husband is a rational and logical human being. There is an orderly and predictable pattern to his days. He showers in the morning; brushes his teeth after meals. He rises early and goes to bed at a reasonable hour. More...

FIVE GENERATIONS

FIVE GENERATIONS - Guadalupe Romo, Delia Aparicio, Lettie Marroquin, Larissa Juarez and Lacey Juarez. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JUNE 29 - Execution of warrant/ aggravated sexual assault of a child, indecency with a child by sexual contact. Arrested: Juan Constante.  Execution of warrant/aggravated sexual assault of a child, indecency with a child by sexual contact. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 2 - Assault causing bodily injury, FV, 200 blk N. 11th. Disorderly conduct by fighting, 200 blk S. King. JULY 1 - Arrested: Anthony Jacob Perez, driving while intoxicated, 700 blk E. San Francisco. More...

District Clerk Report

Willacy County and Lasara ISD vs Noemi Mendoza Cardenas - tax suits.  Willacy County et al vs Rosalie C. Tristan - tax suits.  Eron Montez, Laura R. Guerrero, Claudia Reyna, individually and as next friend of L.W.R. More...

Trucker to go on trial on charges of four Christmas Eve 2016 traffic deaths on S-curve

A Weslaco truck driver charged with four counts of criminally negligent homicide will go on trial September in the 197th state District Court. More...

Husband still seeks mental health care for wife

A Raymondville woman, who has been jailed repeatedly for alleged violent behavior, is back in the county jail again and her husband is begging for someone to send her to a mental hospital.  Previously visiting Judge Everardo Garcia said the woma More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

A Baby Boomer's view on our nations birthday

I guess you can say we as "Baby Boomers" have seen more history and more of a change in our nation's history than most any other generation. It's been quite an experience, a lot of good, too much bad, and it's still changing. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Futures trading volume drops, prices fall

June 29, 2018 Futures Trading Volume Drops, Prices Fall More...

Wild pigs continue to plague Texas

Feral hogs continue to pose a threat to much of Texas despite management efforts.  A recent report from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department estimated a total population of more than 1.5 million wild pigs in Texas.  More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the guts on the outgoing tide on Gulps and live shrimp. More...

Obituaries

LARRY W. HILL

Larry W. Hill, MD passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 31, 2018 after battling a brief illness with Sarcoma cancer. He was a resident of Austin since 1972. More...

ALBERTO GONZALES

RAYMONDVILLE -Alberto Gonzales, 62, passed away Wednesday June, 27, 2018. Alberto was born to Juventino and Maria L. Gonzales on February 28, 1956 in Raymondville.  More...

SENORINA G. JALOMO

LASARA -Senorina G. Jalomo, 90, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at her residence in Lasara, TX. She was born on April 22, 1928 in Mexico to Catarino and Maria Inez (Torres) Guerrero.  More...

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