February 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Baby death being treated as homicide

Lyford police are treating the death last Wednesday of an 9-month-old baby girl at Kidsville Learning Center as a homicide, Police Chief Andres Maldonado said on Tuesday.  A preliminary autopsy re- port released Friday showed no signs of trauma, More...

Raymondville sales tax growth is sluggish

Sales tax revenues for the city of Raymondville are “kind of flat” as the city slowly recovers from the economic setback of the February, 2015, “tent city” prison riot and closing, and the shutdown of Walmart, officials said.& More...

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THE RAYMONDVILLE ALUMNI BASEBALL TEAM lost 18-0 to the current RHS Varsity team on Friday night. Shown, standing, from left to right are, B.J. Cavazos, Danny Conde, J.J. More...

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MAYAALEXIS COY, a senior at Raymondville Early College High School and member of the Lower Valley Cotillion Club attended the Annual Presentation Ball at South Padre Island on February 3. More...

W.C. Little League Meeting

There will be a W.C.L.L. meeting on Wednesday, February 21, 6:00 p.m. at the Smiley Face Park.  Registration at the park will also be held on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m., Thursday and Friday and last day will be Saturday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Winter Olympics - big thrills and big air

The Winter Olympics are waning. Competition officially ends February 25. Sigh. More...

El Cielo Adult Day Care Valentine Nominations

King and Queen - Manuela Rivera and George Cantu More...

CUBSCOUT PACK 40

CUBSCOUT PACK 40 held their 1st Annual Pinewood Derby at the American Legion Hall on Sunday, February 18. Cubmaster for Pack 40 is Veronica Coy. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 19 - Burglary of habitation, 500 blk W. San Francisco.  Criminal attempted murder, unlawful restraint, 700 blk W. Raymond.  Aggravated assault w/deadly weapon, FV, assault causing bodily injury, FV, 800 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

FEBRUARY 14 - Incident report (verbal disturbance), Bus. 77, Sebastian.  Incident report (accident), Bus. More...

Regional economic survey gets good Willacy response

Strong participation in a regional economic forum came from Willacy County elected officials and private citizens during a Friday session at Reber Memorial Library, County Judge Aurelio “Keter” Guerra said.  More...

Willacy commissioners to vote on new 8-liner ordinance

A new ordinance to control 8-liner gaming halls will be voted upon Thursday by Willacy County commissioners in another attempt to control the growth of a menace.  More...

RHS student arrested for making terroristic threat, vowed to “shoot up the school”

A 15-year-old Raymondville High School student is being held in the Darrell B. Hester Juvenile Center in San Benito after allegedly threatening to “shoot up the school” on Friday, school district Police Chief Oscar Gutierrez said.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Doing your civic duty-voting

I made the trip to the courthouse this morning to check on somethings and I quickly realized early voting has started again. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Nearby Cotton Futures trend lower, new crop futures fare better

February 9, 2018   More...

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A POWERFUL BULL STANDS GUARD over a herd of cattle on the Yturria Ranch about five miles north of Raymondville. More...

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge announces additional firearm hunts for exotic species

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge will offer two additional public hunts for exotic species including nilgai antelope, feral hogs and fallow deer. These public hunts are scheduled for April 7th and 8th and April 14th and 15th.  More...

Obituaries

ELISE LAYNE GONZALES

LYFORD, TX- Elise Layne Gonzales earned her angel wings on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. She was born on May 16, 2017 in Harlingen, Texas to Cruz Omar and Roxanna (Salinas) Gonzales.  More...

JOSE BARRON, SR.

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Jose Barron, Sr., 56, entered into rest on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at his home surrounded by his wife and family. He was born on December 26, 1961 in Raymondville, TX to Magdaleno and Antonia (Mendoza) Barron, Sr.  More...

GEORGE EDWIN GRIFFITHS

RAYMONDVILLE, TX George Edwin Griffiths passed away peacefully at La Jarra Ranch Assisted Living in Raymondville, TX, on February 14, 2018. George was born February 15, 1933, in Dayton, OH, to E.K. and Virginia (Flory) Griffiths. More...

Legals

CITATION/PUBLICATION/FAMILY CODE - CLASS 4 CAUSE NO. 2017-CV-0583-A

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS DISTRICT COURT 197TH

THE STATE OF TEXAS TO: THE UNKNOWN FATHER Respondent(s)  GREETINGS:   More...

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