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County shuffling funds to prepare for new fiscal year

Willacy County commissioners have approved moving $856,000 of the Willacy County Local Government Corp.’s account to the county’s general fund and self-funded employee health insurance fund.  The LGC funds are the result of the sale More...

News

Border Patrol seizes over 1,000 pounds of marijuana

MISSION, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents thwarted a smuggling attempt resulting in the seizure of over 1,000 pounds of marijuana.  More...

Raymondville city workers get 5% raise

Raymondville city commissioners on Tuesday approved a $10.6 million budget with a tax rate of 76.82 cents per $100 in assessed property value.  The budget includes a $4,317,000 general fund, a $4,025,000 water and sewer budget and an “all More...

Willacy ballot will have navigation district candidates

The only opposed local candidates in Willacy County on the Nov. 6 election are those running for the Willacy County Navigation District, said Elections Administrator Mary Hope Barrera.  Early voting will run from Oct. 22 through Nov. 2. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE Get off my banana

They nearly literally come from nothing - or so it seems. And then they multiply. You might start the week with just a few and end it with a proverbial swarm.  More...

The secret to a deep-dish apple pie? Precooking the apples

There's no better way to enjoy fall's abundant apple harvest than in a towering deep-dish pie. Unfortunately, this dessert often yields unevenly cooked, shrunken apples swimming in an ocean of their own exuded juices atop a pale, soggy crust.  More...

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LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB held their September meeting and luncheon at Casa Blanca in Raymondville. The hostesses for the meeting were B.J. Williams, Sandra Ezell and Norine Smith. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 20 - Credit/ debit card abuse, 100 blk N. 10th.  Attempted burglary of habitation, 600 blk W. San Francisco.  SEPTEMBER 19 - Supplement report, 300 blk FM 3168.  More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

SEPTEMBER 19 - Execution of warrant/driving while intoxicated w/child under 15 years of age, criminal trespass, arrested: Michael Angelo Lopez, W.C. Sheriff Dept. More...

Quintero brothers arrested by RPD

Two local brothers arrested by Raymondville police on Wednesday, Sept. 19, face charges in connection with a violent incident that allegedly took place at Casitas Los Olmos, 380 W. More...

Lyford to apply for $250,000 downtown grant

Lyford city commissioners approved on Monday an application for state funding of a project to improve the downtown business district.   More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

When in doubt, tell the truth!

Have you wondered about where the truthfulness is in our lives today? The worst lies are those that most resemble truth. If you turn on the TV News truth is really hard to find. More...

Farm & Ranch

Texans still targets of eminent domain abuse

Prices tumble on tariff news

September 21, 2018 Prices Tumble on Tariff News More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI Bull redfish are good in the surf on mullet and shrimp. Trout are fair for waders working mud and grass on small topwaters and Corkies. Redfish and black drum are good in the Humble Channel on live bait. PORT MANSFIELD More...

Obituaries

BENITA G. VALDEZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS - Benita G. Valdez, 98, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at her home in Raymondville, TX. She was born on March 21, 1920 in San Benito, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Josefa Cantu and Silverio Gonzalez. More...

ALBERTO QUIROGA

SAN PERLITA, TEXAS - Alberto Quiroga, 49, entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 21, 2018 at Harlingen Medical Center. More...

MARIA SANTOS LOPEZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS - Maria Santos Lopez, 79, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Monday, September 24, 2018 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  She was born on August 9, 1939 in Brownsville, Texas, daughter of Pedro and Gila (Vallejo) Lopez.& More...

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