August 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners to question Port tax

A maintenance and operation tax being reactivated by the Port of Harlingen will be charged to residents of southern Willacy County.  The tax, 3 cents for each $100 in assessed property value, expired in 1997, but is being reinstated by Port of H More...

News

Texas unemployment rate for July remains at 4 percent

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas unemployment rate stood at 4 percent for the second consecutive month, just a tick below the national jobless figure of 4.1 percent.  The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday said the state unemployment rate for Ju More...

150 workers face layoffs as South Texas plant closes

UVALDE, Texas (AP) - A workforce clothing manufacturer plans to close its South Texas plant and lay off more than 150 employees.  The San Antonio Express- News reports that Williamson- Dickie Manufacturing Co. More...

WOMAN STILL JAILED

Frustrated Raymondville man still seeking mental health care for his wife

A Raymondville man who has been trying to have his wife placed in a mental health facility said he’s at his wit’s end trying to persuade attorneys and judges to find a way to seek care for his wife, rather than trying to punish her for as More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE Dead tree growing

It was dead, or nearly so. A massive maple tree that had marked the seasons and passing of time for twice as long as most humans grace the earth. Each spring his buds reminded us of life anew. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

AUGUST 20 - Theft,< $100, 300 blk E. Yturria.  Violation of restraining order, 700 blk W. Riggs.  AUGUST 19 - Criminal mischief >=$100<$750, 200 blk E. Yturria.  Theft of property >=$100 <$750, 200 blk E. Yturria.  More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

AUGUST 15 - Assault against public servant, 500 blk W. Main Ave., Raymondville.  Execution of warrant - motion to revoke; indecent exposure; arrested: Kevin Douglas Free, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

SPI police, Rangers recover body in Willacy Co.

Police from South Padre Island and Texas Rangers, assisted by Willacy County Sheriff’s Department officers and constables, recovered a body Friday. More...

Judge to rule on Sebastian 8-liners

The fate of four 8-liner parlors in Sebastian will be considered today (Wednesday) in 197th state District Court. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

You can triumph over obstacles in life through persistence

There is a place during our Veterans Memorial Tribute graveside service when we talk about the veterans' life and how his/her trials and tribulations relate to the colors of the flag they served under. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Futures lose more ground, December touches lowest level in three months

August 17, 2018   More...

Texans advised to be alert for longhorned tick

The longhorned tick has been found in seven U.S. states, prompting a Texas entomologist to warn Texans about the possible arrival of this pest.  More...

USDA adds new tools, resources to farmers.gov

Farmers and ranchers have new resources available to them to prepare for and recover from impacts of natural disasters on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) new website, farmers.gov. More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: U.S. BANK TRUST, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE LSF9 MASTER PARTICIPATION TRUST V. NORA MCKINNEY, THE UNKNOWN HEIRS AT LAW OF DAVID MCKINNEY, DECEASED, AND THE UNKNOWN HEIRS AT LAW OF MARY MCKINNEY, DECEASED

CAUSE NO. 2018-CV-0201-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT  OF  WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS  TO: Unknown Heirs at Law of David McKinney, Deceased and the Unknown Heirs at Law of Mary McKinney, Deceased   More...

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