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New WCND board members take oath today

After review, Willacy County Navigation District officials found no truth to reports that newly elected member Stacey Reyes was not elected according to rules, Port Director Ron Mills said on Tuesday.  It does not matter if Reyes’s voter r More...

News

LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB

  Special guest was Erica Ysasi shown with hostesses Leah Harding, Chylon Ellington and JoAnn Oberg. THE LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB met on November 8 at the Lyford Methodist Church. More...

LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB ENTERTAINMENT

  LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB ENTERTAINMENT was Elia and Odie - 3 Silver Stars. More...

Outspoken pundit to speak at MMA

A far-right speaker, author and filmmaker will speak Saturday at Marine Military Academy in Harlingen.  Dinesh D’Souza, known for his recent film “Death of a Nation,” ran afoul of the U.S. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Getting round to it

They are making the rounds on busy roadways in cities and towns across the country. Stop signs are just so last millennium. The newest trend in traffic is the roundabout and it has me terrified. More...

THE LOWER VALLEY COTILLION CLUB

  THE LOWER VALLEY COTILLION CLUB held its annual Fall Luncheon on Sunday, November 11 at Jackson Square Event Center in Harlingen. The Junior Debutantes received a book on Etiquette. More...

Photo

THE MGMS 7TH AND 8TH GRADE FOOTBALL TEAMS ATTENDED A FOOTBALL GAME at Texas A&M University-Kingsville stadium. The Javelinas defeated UT Permian Basin 24-21. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 12 - Burglary of habitation, 400 blk N. 4th.  Theft, over $100, under $750, 200 blk S. 16th.  NOVEMBER 11 - Duty on striking fixture/landscaping, 600 blk S. 10th.  NOVEMBER 10 - Criminal mischief, 14000 blk FM 3168.  More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

NOVEMBER 7 - Incident report (damaged property), 500 blk W. Main St., Raymondville.  Criminal mischief, Jones St., Lasara.  Execution of warrant/possession of controlled substance, arrested: Amado Roberto Martinez, W.C. More...

Raymondville planning to welcome a new 'emergency room' facility near school

Raymondville is in the first stages of negotiating with an Edinburg-based hospital company to build an emergency room facility that could provide 21 jobs and serve as a training ground for licensed vocational nursing students.  More...

Feast of Sharing Thursday, big turnout expected

Hundreds of hungry Willacy County residents are likely to show up Thursday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church for the annual Thanksgiving Feast of Sharing.  A traditional Thanksgiving dinner, with all the trimmings, will be served to neighbors and More...

Lawsuits force temporary cutoff of grant funds

Two, part-time Willacy  County deputy constables have been placed on reserve status by Willacy County commissioners. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

A November to remember so far

Last month was a busy month and it appears the month of November is going to be the same. I guess it is just that time of the year when all sorts of activities fill our calendars. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Futures remain range bound despite bullish reports

November 9, 2018   More...

Freezing weather brings concerns to cattle forage

Old Man Winter made an appearance across Texas this week bringing freezing temperatures and gusting winds.  While those conditions can deliver an immediate threat to livestock, effects of the storm on cattle forage can cause significant harm for More...

Exotic produce grown in Texas featured in more restaurants

COOPER, Texas (AP) - On a dark, muddy, will-it-ever-stop raining recent Friday, Roy and Sofia Martinez took shelter in the hoop house at Rae Lili Farm in Cooper with chef Matt McCallister and his team. More...

Obituaries

RAUL DAVILA SALINAS

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Raul Davila Salinas, 86, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at his residence in Raymondville, TX. He was born on April 5, 1932 in San Manuel, TX to Felix Alaniz and Feliciana Davila.  More...

In Loving Memory of Jose P. Gonzales

ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE DAY YOU WENT AWAY

8/19/1948-11/17/2017 1 Year Anniversary   Today’s the anniversary of the day that I lost you, and for a time it felt as though my life had ended too.  But loss has taught me many things and now I face each day, with hope and happy mem More...

JOSE DELAROSA GARCIA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX -Jose De La Rosa Garcia, 69, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  He was born on August 24, 1949 in Raymondville, TX, son of Jesus and Catarina (De La Rosa) Garcia.  Jose is preceded in death b 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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