April 24, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Lyford city officials to crack down on contractor who refused to pay for required trash bins

Lyford city officials decided Monday to fine a contractor building houses under the state-funded HOME program for not using trash bins provided by Allied Waste during demolition of old homes and construction of new homes.  More...

Man addicted to 8-liner gambling tries to warn others to stay away from maquinitas

A 31-year-old Harlingen man who says he’s hopeless addicted to gambling said 8- liners, or maquinitas as they are locally known, have ruined his life.  He wants to warn people that they can ruin their lives by gambling away money they need More...

News

Private cargo ship arrives at space station with food galore

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. More...

CASA invites the public to return expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs on April 27

On Saturday, April 27, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the Raymondville Police Department, Lyford CISD Police Department, CASA Coalition and the U.S. More...

Constable deputies nab trio in pickup April 17; $51,000 in cash seized, investigation continues

Two Willacy County Precinct 2 deputy constables arrested three people after a traffic stop on I69E south of Raymondville on Wednesday, April 17. A total $51,000 in cash was seized. More...

County Lifestyles

2019 Easter Coloring Contest Winners

Full Story

SLICES OF LIFE

Life’s lessons

Every- thing I ever needed to know, I learned from my sister.  I have just one sister. A “little” sister. She is two years and five days younger than me. When we were girls, it felt like a big gap. Eons of time separated us.  More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, April 29, 6:30 p.m. in the New Gym, Room 102G, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 22 - Assault causing bodily injury, FV, 1200 blk N. 2nd.  Forgery, 100 blk E. Holloway.  Major accident, 800 blk S. 7th.  APRIL 20 - Accident, 300 blk E. Hidalgo.  Criminal trespass, 700 blk E. Hidalgo.  More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

APRIL 17 - Incident report - damaged vehicle, SH 186, Port Mansfield.  Harassment by phone, FM 507, Sebastian.  Execution of warrant/drive while intoxicated, arrested: Pedro Gonzalez Mujica, W.C. Sheriff Dept. More...

Legals

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF CALVIN D. JOHNSON, DECEASED

Notice is hereby given that original Letters of Testamentary for the Estate of CALVIN D. JOHNSON, Deceased, were issued on 11th day of March, 2019, in Cause No. More...

Contractor selected for Raymondville drainage project

Clore Construction LLC of Rio Hondo was selected Tuesday to handle Raymondville’s drainage project with the apparent low bid of $1,032,758.  Six bids were received, said engineer Vicente Mendez of Ambiotec Group.  The highest-priced o More...

CANDIDATES AND CAMPAIGN WORKERS

CANDIDATES AND CAMPAIGN WORKERS gather on Monday in front of the Willacy County courthouse. More...

Solar Energy Symposium today at Raymondville Rural Technology Center

Business owners and employees, government officials, homeowners and anyone interested in cutting their energy bills are invited to attend a Solar Energy Symposium today (April 24) at the Raymondville Economic Development Corp.  EDC Coordinator D More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

TBSC/SWBSC Spring Conference-Del Rio, Texas

I hope everybody had an enjoyable and safe Easter holiday and a great Resurrection Day Celebration on Sunday. We left last Tuesday early, in order to be there for a round table discussion between Border Sheriffs and U. S. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

A volatile week for cotton futures, but some positive news noted

April 18, 2019   More...

Agroforester harvests berries, mushrooms, honey in woods

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Willie Huston's house overlooks a lush landscape. More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp. Trout are good for drifters working live shrimp over sand and grass.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

Obituaries

NIEL CHRISTIAN

Niel Christian was born on May 7,1952 in Raymondville, Texas to John Christian and Norma (Nielsen) Christian. More...

RICARDO C. GARCIA

SEBASTIAN - Ricardo C. Garcia, 84, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at Harlingen Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas. He was born on April 14, 1935 at the Santa Rosa Ranch to Rumaldo Garcia and Juanita Cruz Garcia.  More...

ELIVINIO ESCAMILLA

RAYMONDVILLE - Elivinio Escamilla, 74, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at his residence in Raymondville, Texas. He was born on July 1, 1944 in Mexico to Castulo Escamilla and Jesusa Gomez Escamilla.  More...

Click here for digital edition
2019-04-24 digital edition