July 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Drought, flooding impact Willacy county crop

Last month’s heavy rainfall was disastrous for many Willacy County cotton farmers, but not for all.  For many, there will be a crop, for some, plants will produce a partial crop of fluffy, white bolls.  More...

News

Political Cartoon

EAST FOUNDATION & TEXAS WILDLIFE ASSOCIATION held a Teachers’ Workshop at the CLRC facilitated by Elisa Velador, Rio Grande Valley Educator, on Monday, July 2. More...

Local leaders concerned with matching federal Hurricane Harvey funding

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Leaders of areas hit hard by Hurricane Harvey are questioning how they will pay the local share of flood control projects only partly funded by the federal government.  The U.S. More...

Austin will take year to replace Confederate school names

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Five schools in Austin named for Confederate heroes likely won't get new names for another school year.  The Austin American- Statesman reports that district administrators have slowed down the process after the school board More...

County Lifestyles

Quinceañera

MARIA DE LOS ANGELES AGUIRRE daughter of Ernesto and Angie Aguirre of Lyford celebrated her quinceañera on July 21, 2018 at El Toro Dance Hall. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

What’s in a name?

It’s one of the first things new parents do after counting to make sure there are 10 fingers and 10 toes. They name the baby. Names are chosen carefully and with great attention to detail. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, July 30, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.  New members are welcome.   More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JULY 18 - Burglary of a habitation, FM 1761, Raymondville.  Burglary of a habitation, Valdez Rd., Raymondville.  Harassment, Eustolio Gonzales Rd., Raymondville.  Assault causing bodily injury, family violence, Ledesma Ave., Raymondvil More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 23 - Theft prop >= $2,500<$30,000, 100 blk W. 3rd.  Fraudulent use of identifying info, 700 blk W. Rockey.  Abandon/endanger child w/ intent, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  Interference with child custody, 500 blk W. More...

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held Monday, July 30, 2018, at 5:30 PM, in the above City, at Raymondville City Hall, 2nd Floor, 142 S. More...

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF LAURA LEE SOSA, DECEASED

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Laura Lee Sosa, Deceased, were issued on July 17, 2018, by the County Court of Willacy County, Texas, acting in Cause No. 2018-PRB-0019, to Hortencia Rodriguez Reyes. More...

Willacy sheriff’s department, task forces raid home on Emma Ross Road Friday, arrest five

A home at 14233 Emma Ross Road was the target of a Friday narcotics raid by the Willacy County Sheriff’s Department and the Harlingen HIDTA and HIS Task Forces, the sheriff’s office said in a news release.  Arrested were Reyes Guerra More...

44th annual Port Mansfield fishing tournament begins Thursday

The 44th annual Port Mansfield Fishing Tournament begins Thursday.  For many, it’s the most important weekend of the summer.  Since the channel leading to the Gulf of Mexico is presently very shallow, due to an accumulation of silt, l More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

You might not want to go outside

Besides the triple digit heat, the days going by so quickly, like the twinkling of an eye, which by the way, is quicker than a wink, have you noticed others changes that may make you think about staying inside from now on? More...

Letters

Reader enjoys newspaper

Editor,   Many, many thanks for the best newspaper we’ve had in more years than I can even remember!  Great reports, pics, personal attendance reported from events and meetings.  More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Low trading volume keeps futures in narrow range

July 20, 2018   More...

Farmers to receive USDA report on ARC, PLC programs

A U.S. More...

Ag department: Plant pest found in Louisiana for 1st time

BATON ROUGE, La. More...

Obituaries

FRANCES BARBARA (KUBACAK) KAJS

Frances Kubacak Kajs made heaven a better place on July 20, 2018, when she died peacefully after a long and joyous life.  More...

Card of Thanks Austolia M. Mendoza

10/9/1935 - 7/16/2018

Our recent sad loss leaves us with grateful hearts towards neighbors and friends. Their comforting expressions of sympathy and thoughtfulness will always by remembered.   More...

Card of Thanks

Abelarado S. “Popo” Ambriz

12/2/1950 - 7/2/2018   The kindness and sympathy of neighbors and friends in our deep sorrow will always remain with us a precious memory. Our sincere thanks and gratitude for all those comforting acts.   More...

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