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NICE CATCH!

NICE CATCH! #5 Marcus A. Capetillo catching a pass. More photos on Page 9. More...

News

Wild in Willacy to try new venue

The 19th annual Wild in Willacy Nature and Heritage Festival will offer more family fun activities than in years past.  More...

Lyford PD to hold National Night Out on October 11

Lyford Police Department will hold its 5th annual National Night Out event Oct. 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Prosecutors still preparing for the second capital murder case in Border Patrol agent’s Santa Monica murder

The long, slow process of forming a jury for the second capital murder trial related to the 2014 killing of an off-duty Border Patrol agent is still proceeding, Willacy County District Attorney Annette Hinojosa said Tuesday.  More...

County Lifestyles

Shrimp go wild with jalapenos, garlic, cumin and cayenne

Jolts of grill flavor and spicy heat can enhance the delicately sweet and briny flavor of shrimp, but it's easy to overdo it. More...

SLICES OF LIFE Being rich

We all want to be rich. I know I do and I’ll be the first to admit it.  But I’m not sure my definition of “rich” fits with traditional thinking.  More...

VIRGINIA GARZA SHUEY

Ms. Garza Shuey said her painting is part of a bird themed series she is preparing for the 25th anniversary Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival coming this November 7-11 in Harlingen.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 1 - Burglary of vehicle, 300 blk W. Yturria.  Assault offensive contact - FV, 400 blk E. Exchange Ave.  Assault causing bodily injury - FV retaliation, terroristic threat FV, 400 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

SEPTEMBER 26 - Failure to maintain financial responsibility; no driver’s license, W. Hwy. 186 and Duarte Rd., Raymondville.  Assault w/bodily injury, Bus. 77 and Rains Rd., Raymondville.  SEPTEMBER 27- Harassment, U.S. More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT

AW6-1 Prescribed by Secretary of State Section 127.096 Texas Election Code 3/07   More...

Willacy approves jail diversion program

Participation in a jail diversion program for inmates with mental health problems, operated by Inspired at La Jarra Ranch, has been approved by the Willacy County Commissioners.  The trial program is for three to five inmates who meet qualifica More...

Non-lethal Taser weapons now being carried by Raymondville officers

With a bang, buzzing and a struggle on the floor, Raymondville police officers demonstrated their new skills with non-lethal Taser weapons at last week’s City Commission meeting in front of elected officials. Three officers, Ramon Cruz, A. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Answering Jesus’ unanswered prayer

Just when we thought this crazy world couldn't get any crazier, we find out we haven't seen anything yet. If you even, for a few moments, turned into the hearings last week for Supreme Court Justice. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Week starts slow, then export report sparks sell off

September 28, 2018   More...

Military contractor site in Austin also home to honeybees

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) In a dense bit of East Austin forest, beneath a long abandoned helicopter blade test pad and a pair of cottonwood trees, hundreds of honeybees are going about their honey-making business.  More...

RGV Forage Field Day

RGV Forage Field Day will be held on Wednesday, October 10, at Encino Farms, Spence Road North of State Hwy. 186, Raymondville from 8:30 a.m. - noon.   More...

Obituaries

FRANCISCA V. CARDENAS

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Francisca V. More...

In Loving Memory of Fred L. Silva

10/27/1940 - 10/5/2017  1st Year Anniversary Still Missing You   They say there is a reason, they say time will heal but neither time nor reason will change the way we feel.  For no one knows the heartache that lies behind our smiles, More...

In Loving Memory of Maria Melida Hernandez

6 Month Anniversary

We think of you in silence, make no outward show, but what it meant to lose you, no one will ever know. To some you are forgotten, to others a part of the past, but to us who loved you dearly, your memories will always last. More...

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