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News

ALEJANDRO RODRIGUEZ

Alejandro Rodriguez is wanted for three counts of theft. Alejandro was a former employee of Caldwell Nursery and had charged assorted tools on the company’s accounts at Willacy Co-Op and Alamo Lumber.  More...

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THE RAYMONDVILLE BEARKAT TEAM to make their first 7on7 State appearance in College Station on June 28 and 29. More...

Austin police fatally shoot suspect, 18, inside house

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Austin police responding to a relative's report of a woman armed with a knife and trying to break into a house have shot and killed her inside the residence.  More...

County Lifestyles

JEREMIAH LOZANO

Jeremiah will attend the Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) this summer at the University of Chicago, Illinois, on June 28- Juy 1, 2018. The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) will be covering the cost of this trip. More...

KAYLEIGH MARIE CALDWELL

  KAYLEIGH MARIE CALDWELL, daughter of Patrick and Elizabeth Caldwell of San Antonio graduated with honors, Magna Cum Laude, from James Madison High School in San Antonio on June 10, 2018. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

A summer for the books

School’ s out! Summer stretches out before us like a long and indulgent novel. We pull out shorts, flip flops and bathing suits and stock up on sunscreen and bug spray. More...

Crime & Courts

District Clerk Report

Jessy Shane Orvold vs Magic Valley Wind Farm I, LLC, et al - injury or damage: other injury damage.  Ex Parte Luis Alberto Contreras - CR Matters: Writ of Habeas Corpus.  Ex Parte Daniel Sanchez, Sr. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JUNE 18 - Unattended death, 300 blk N. 9th.  Found property, 400 blk E. Hidalgo.  Arrested: One male juvenile, unlawful disclosure or promotion of intimate visual material.  Possession of child pornography, 1200 blk N. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JUNE 13 - Possession of a controlled substance, arrested: Carlos Moran, W. 1st St., Sebastian.  JUNE 16- Theft/criminal mischief, 2nd St., San Perlita.  Incident report (information only), W. Hwy. More...

Hurricane prep more important than ever

Police, fire and emergency medical service first responders from Willacy County, Raymondville and Lyford and other areas are double-checking their preparations for hurricane season, which began June 1.   More...

Raymondville homeowners not likely to get rate hike from debt on street project, officials claim

The recent approval of a measure to issue $2.4 million in certificates of obligation to pave or repair streets in Raymondville will have only a minor effect on real estate taxes, city officials said.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

It's working! Thanks be to God

Last month I wrote a couple weeks in a row about being nice, helping each other out whenever we can. Well, it seems to be working or rather the good Lord has put me in situations lately where we can be of service, almost daily. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures plunge on tariff announcement, will China retaliate?

June 15, 2018   More...

State conference to encourage rural economic development

The University of Texas at San Antonio Institute for Economic Development will host its ninth annual Texas Rural Challenge conference in New Braunfels on July 16-17.  This year’s conference will focus on trending themes among today’s More...

Horses, humans pair well in psychotherapy sessions

KNOTTSVILLE, Ky. More...

Obituaries

IRBY LEE NORRELL

Irby Lee Norrell passed away on June 13, 2018 in Houston, Texas.  More...

DOLORES H. WITTE

Dolores H. Witte, 86, beloved wife, sister, aunt and friend entered into eternal rest surrounded by her family on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in McAllen, Texas. More...

AUSENCIA O. RUBALCABA

RAYMONDVILLE -Ausencia O. Rubalcaba, 85, entered into eternal rest on Monday, June 18, 2018 at Retama Manor Nursing Center in Raymondville, TX. She was born on July 27, 1932 in Mexico to Perfecto and Paula (Tristan) Orozco.  More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION CAUSE NO. 2018-CV-0181-A

IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS

THE STATE OF TEXAS MAURICIO MARTINEZ AND MARGARITA MARTINEZ V. More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of VIRGINIA MARGARET HILDEBRANDT, Deceased, were issued on June 13, 2018, under Docket Number 2018-PRB-0017, pending in the County Court of Willacy County, Texas to BARRY CRAIG More...

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