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Sheriff keeps low profile as Tx. Rangers overtime pay inquiry continues

Willacy County Sheriff Larry Spence said he is keeping a low profile as an investigation into his department’s overtime practices continues. More...

News

Mexico: Houston woman drowns in tour boat accident

TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico (AP) An American woman drowned in a river boat accident Tuesday in the famed Sumidero Canyon in the southern state of Chiapas, Mexican authorities said.  A Civil Protection rescuer told The Associated Press that the acci More...

Dallas-area boy fits into washing machine, then can't get out

PLANO, Texas (AP) A 13- year-old suburban Dallas boy playing around at home with some friends decided to see if he could fit in a washing machine.  Turns out he could.  But then he couldn't get out.  More...

RAYMONDVILLE BEARKATS POWERLIFTING

Sr. Jacob Zepeda had his best total of the year and finished 10th in the region in the 198 weight division.  In the 242 weight division, Tristian Rodriguez placed 5th and met the State qualifying total of 1,500 lbs. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Futures Market lackluster but strong demand for physical cotton continues

March 16, 2017   More...

Obituaries

MANUEL PEDRZA, SR.

RAYMONDVILLE - Manuel Pedraza, Sr., 97 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Friday, March 17, 2017 at his home.  He was born on March 10, 1920 in Mexico, son of Gabriel and Luciana (Garcia) Pedraza.  Manuel is preceded in death by one gra More...

ANDREA LONGORIA

RAYMONDVILLE- Andrea Longoria, 99, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Retama Manor Nursing Center in Raymondville, TX. She was born on October 16, 1917 in Sinton, TX.  More...

ROSA SILVA TAMEZ

LASARA- Rosa Silva Tamez, 87, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. She was born on May 10, 1929 in Donna, TX to Jesus and Cleofitas (Sanchez) Silva.  More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: TO: ANY UNKNOWN HEIRS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF RICARDO ZALLAR, DECEASED.   More...

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE TxCDBG

The City of Raymondville will hold a workshop open to the public at 5:00 p.m. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE WILLACY COUNTY HAZARD MITIGATION

Willacy County will hold a public workshop at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in the County Commissioners’ Courtroom at 576 W. Main St., Raymondville, TX, in order to gather information for its Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. More...

New 8-liner casino taking over old Tucker’s Barbecue building

When Tucker’s Restaurant was opened in Lyford, its owners were often approached by out-of-towners interested in leasing or buying the building.  And now that the BBQ joint is relocting to Raymondville, these same people are taking over but More...

Mosquito spraying in the city begins to prevent Zika virus from spreading

A mosquito proliferation is under attack by the city of Raymondville as the threat from the Zika virus keeps flying around.  On Tuesday, the city began a campaign to spray for mosquitos in several areas of the city and it will continue for the r More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Let's talk about forgiveness and mercy

Have you ever had the opportunity to carry a grudge against someone, or have them say or do something to you and you refuse to forgive them? More...

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County Lifestyles

Lyford Women’s Club meet

AMID THE STORM AND BLACKOUTS, the Lyford Women’s Club met at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Lyford on March 9. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Not to be negative but...

Most of us like to think of ourselves as glass-half-full types of people. Positive and optimistic and all that. I try to be positive. Except in one key area where I have no choice or voice.  I blame my parents for my negativity. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MARCH 19 - Theft, over $100, under $750, 800 blk W. Rockey. Burglary of habitation, violation of protective order, 900 blk N. 6th.  Burglary of vehicle, 600 blk S. 3rd.  Violation of protective order, 900 blk N. More...

W.C. Sheriff ’s BLOTTER

MARCH 15- Incident (property damage), Fern Rd., Raymondville.  Theft, Main St., Sebastian.  Incident (assist other agency), 900 blk W. More...

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