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Police investigating Lyford kidnapping, middle school wine drinking

Two recent incidents in Willacy County have put local teenagers in trouble with the law.  In the first incident a Lyford mother claims her sons were set up to be assaulted. More...

News

Coffee profits down, prices up after coffee season cut short

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) - Coffee season ended abruptly, some two months earlier than usual, for farmers on the west side of Hawaii's Big Island.  West Hawaii Today reported that while the cause is likely multi-faceted, the results are becoming More...

Neil Armstrong memorabilia fetches $7.5 million at auction

DALLAS (AP) - Memorabilia that belonged to the first man to set foot on the moon, Neil Armstrong, has fetched more than $7.4 million at auction.  More...

Photo

DISTRICT 32-AA VOLLEYBALL all-district selections: Elyssa Nieto (honorable mention), Meagan Kinney (1st team), Aliyah Garcia (2nd team), Modesta Garcia (honorable mention), Karime Rojas (1st team), J More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE Plumbing insights

At our house we recently experienced a season of plumbing. TGIO. Thank goodness it’s over (I hope).  It started with a water heater that refused to heat water. Which was a problem. More...

2018 WILD IN WILLACY ELEMENTARY ART CONTEST WINNERS

  2018 WILD IN WILLACY ELEMENTARY ART CONTEST WINNERS - First place winner, Carlos Gonzalez, 9; second place winner, Mareli Gonzalez, 10; third place winner, Roxanne   2018 WILD IN WILLACY HIGH SCHOOL ART CONTEST WINNERS - First place winne More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, November 12, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 5 - Theft, over $100, under $750, 500 blk W. Durham.  Civil matter, 200 blk S. 7th.  Civil matter, 400 blk W. Wood.  Non-compliance, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  Criminal mischief, over $750, under $2,500, 400 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

OCTOBER 31 - Civil matter, FM 1015, Lasara.  NOVEMBER 1- Assist other agency (disturbance), High School Circle, Lyford.  Assist other agency (Border Patrol), U.S. 77 and FM 2629.   More...

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TROOPERS

  TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TROOPERS and local authorities responded to a fatal auto-pedestrian accident late Tuesday on the north edge of Raymondville. More...

Sheriff, task force raid Silver Outpost Thursday

Willacy County sheriff’s investigators and deputies raided the Silver Outpost 8- liner game room in Sebastian Thursday. They seized $10,722 in cash and the motherboards from 86 machines.  More...

Willacy commissioners OK CDBG application

Willacy County commissioners on Friday authorized a consultant to apply for up to $275,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

A very busy week

It's been a busy November so far, and doesn't seem like letting up any time soon. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Numerous factors drive the market this week

November 2, 2018   The cotton market began the week with a sharp decline back toward the bottom of the recent price range. Midweek trading was exceptionally quiet. More...

Rice gene could help fight issues with drought, flooding

New research could help Texas rice growers deal with inconsistent weather patterns.  A recent study conducted by a team from Cornell University, with help from researchers in Japan, have identified why some deep-water rice varieties survive in f More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Redfish are good on the beachfront on mullet and shrimp. Trout are fair for waders working mud and grass on small topwaters and Corkies.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

Obituaries

KAREN “KAY” CARPENTER (Née CHRISTIAN)

With the deepest sorrow, the Carpenter family reports the passing of Karen “Kay” Carpenter, 66, beloved wife and loving mother. The long-time Wimberley resident joined her Maker at 3:41 p.m. More...

PAUL EDWARD VASSBERG

Paul Edward Vassberg, age 79, passed away peacefully on September 7, 2018, surrounded by family.  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, November 26, 2018, at 5:30 PM, in the above City, at Raymondville City Hall, located at 142 S. More...

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