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News

Border security push yields bumper crop of traffic tickets

DALLAS (AP) - A new border security approach promoted by the Texas Department of Public Safety has yielded at least one result: a bumper crop of traffic tickets.  More...

Kansas killing, abduction suspect living in U.S. illegally

WICHITA, Kan. More...

Matamoros grade-school student proposes bulletproof backpack

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A grade-school student in the violent Mexican border city of Matamoros has won a runnerup prize in a state science fair with an unusual proposal: a bulletproof backpack to hide behind during shootouts.  Such shootouts often oc More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton and Grain Marketing Workshop set for Dec. 6-7 in Weslaco

WESLACO - With low row crop commodity prices predicted in the foreseeable future, Rio Grande Valley cotton and grain producers are urged to attend an upcoming workshop to help them improve their marketing and risk management skills, organizers say.&n More...

Obituaries

DARLENE H. PEREZ

LYFORD, TX-Darlene H. Perez was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 27, 2016. She was 70 years young and was a lifelong resident of Lyford.  More...

In Loving Memory of

Maricela Solis

11/30/1975 - 9/23/2009 For More...

In Loving Memory of

Roxanne Lynnette Vela

Nine Year Anniversary   More...

Legals

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The City of Raymondville will be accepting sealed bids for the purchase of three (3) new 2017 pickup trucks to be used by the City of Raymondville’s Utility Department.   More...

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, December 12, 2016, at 6:00 p.m.  More...

Willacy County Housing Authority

Request for Qualifications-Legal Services

The Willacy County Housing Authority is seeking to contract with a qualified Attorney or Legal Firm to provide Legal Services to the Willacy County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. More...

Tree lighting, parades & cookoff kick off Christmas Season

Anyone wanting to find something to do this weekend doesn’t need to look elsewhere or go out of town.  Plenty of activities will be taking place right here in Willacy County for people to enjoy no matter what their ages are.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

The art of praying hard

I've found over the years that the secret of prayer is not what you do or how you do it, for God knows each of our needs, even before we ask. More...

EDITORIAL:

Shooting of teen robber at 8-liner casino in Sebastian was entirely foreseeable - Sheriff needs to act!

It is really annoying when something bad happens and someone says, “How were we to know that was going to happen!”  This newspaper has been warning for at least 8 years that violence at local gambling casinos was going to result in s More...

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County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Oh topiary, oh topiary

Each year at about this time I find myself face to face with an issue. It has to do with one aspect of the holidays. In two words - the tree. I can’t get behind the idea of the tree and my lack of spirit makes me feel downright Grinchy. More...

Book Review

The Calling of Ella Mcfarland by Linda Brooks Davis

Recently I was led to ordered a book after reading that the author was reared on a farm in the Rio Grande Valley. It is fiction with its roots in fact, because Mrs. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 27 - Theft, under $100, 700 blk W. White.  Evading arrest/detention using vehicle, 700 blk N. 5th.  Execution of warrant x8, 300 blk S. 6th. Payment agreement.  Welfare concern, 700 blk N. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 23- Execution of warrant/child support, arrested: Miguel Favela, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  NOVEMBER 24 - Driving while intoxicated, arrested: Miguel Augustine Munoz, U.S. More...

DISTRICT CLERK REPORT

In the matter of the marriage of Priscilla Marie Garcia-Lopez and Javier Lopez and ITIO Aria Paisley Lopez, a minor child - divorce with children.  Bank of America, NA vs Leslie A. More...

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