February 20, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Candidates file for May 4 city and school district elections in Willacy County

Names of candidates who filed for office by the 5 p.m. Friday deadline were released Tuesday. Most government offices were closed Monday for Presidents Day. More...

News

Construction on new Corpus Christi bridge behind schedule

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Construction on a $930 million project to replace a Corpus Christi bridge is behind schedule despite reaching a major milestone this month.  More...

Photo

Girls that medaled were: Karina Martinez - 1st place, Carla Bocanegra - 3rd place and Desiree Martinez - 5th place. All three lifters have also qualified for Regionals. The regional competition will be held at PSJA Memorial High School on March 1. More...

Two men arrested by city police have political connections

Two young men were arrested this week who both have connections to local political candidates.  On Friday, Cody Jay Moreno, 26, was arrested by city police while in the possession of drugs while he was allegedly caring for children of mayoral ca More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Point of view

I look up to my husband. Always have. Literally.  He is about eight inches taller them me, which gives me a straight view up and into his nose. When he has the occasional booger - and who among us doesn’t - I am often the first to see it. More...

THE LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB

THE LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB held their Valentine Banquet on Feb. 14, 2019 at Bethel Lutheran Church. Hostesses were Irma Perrin, Norine Smith, Leah Harding, Erika Anderson, Chylon Ellington, Oralia Garcia and Connie Vera. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 18 - Assault by threat, 300 blk W. Yturria.  Arrested: Ricardo Cesar Garcia, II, execution of warrant x2, no driver’s license, failed to stop at designated point, 1000 blk E. FM 3168.  FEBRUARY 17 - Theft, 400 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

FEBRUARY 11 - Incident report/domestic disturbance, Industrial Dr., Raymondville.  Execution of warrant/drive while intoxicated, arrested: Michael Angelo Lopez, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Willacy commissioners meet with executive from APEX; fifth wind farm project coming to county

Willacy County commissioners agreed last Wednesday to move ahead with negotiations with APEX Clean Energy. More...

Legion Commander Solis headed to nation’s capital to urge Congress to help veterans

Raymondville American Legion Post 390 Commander George Solis will be jetting to Washington this week to participate in the Legion’s Legislative Agenda program before the 116th Congress.  Solis will be part of a delegation to back up Nation More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

“Do unto others as if you were others”

One of the strongest of all virtues is kindness, and I would like to talk a little about it this week. Kindness is kind of like snow-it beautifies everything it touches. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton futures fall 233 points

February 15, 2019   It was another rough week for cotton futures. Price fell sharply on Monday as traders continued to shift their positions forward from the March contract to the May contract.  More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Black drum and redfish are fair to good in the Packery Channel on crabs.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

Kansas taking further steps to start industrial hemp crop

HUTCHINSON, Kan. More...

Obituaries

HIGINIO L. GARZA

SEBASTIAN, TX -Higinio L. More...

JUAN DELGADO

RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS - Juan Delgado, 85, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Sunday, February 17, 2019 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born on July 21, 1933 in Raymondville, Texas, son of Florencio and Manuela (De La Rosa) Delgado wh More...

RUBEN NIETO

RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS - Ruben Nieto, age 64, entered into eternal rest on Friday, February 15, 2019 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas. More...

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