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Homeless man found dead Tuesday in Raymondville warehouse

A homeless man who died while sleeping in a warehouse building near the railroad tracks has been identified by Raymondville police.  Hector Villarreal, 48, was well known to police and was found Tuesday by someone who knew him and knew that he o More...

County, cities, schools plan for cold weather

Willacy County, cities and school districts began making preparation for the wintry blast that had already delivered subzero temperatures by mid-afternoon Tuesday.  More...

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LOCAL SHERIFFS met to discuss border issues. More...

State Rep. Ryan Guillen files for re-election

Dist. 31 state Rep. More...

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A panelist of experts discussed their field of expertise. More...

County Lifestyles

Rotary Club of San Benito starts new satellite club in Willacy County

The Rotary Club of San Benito hosted a ceremony on Wednesday, January 10, at the Raymondville Municipal Golf Course from 6 pm to 7 pm to induct 12 members to this new Satellite Club.  More...

SLICES OF LIFE

The joy of paying attention

Wasted time. We do it all the time. Fritter away a moment, an hour, an entire day.  More...

Gateway RV Park Craft Fair

Gateway RV Park will hold their Craft Fair on Thursday, Feb. 1, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.   Location is West on FM 3168 off Exp. 77, Raymondville, free admission. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 15 - Duty on striking unattended vehicle, 100 blk N. Exp. 77.  Theft, under $100, 500 blk N. 7th.  Agg. assault w/deadly weapon, FV, 300 blk W. Yturria.  Assault, strangulation/bodily injury, 700 blk W. More...

District Clerk Report

Bank of American, N.A. vs Juan Jose Rocha, Sr. - contracts: debt contracts.  Conn Appliances, Inc. d/b/a Conn’s vs Armando Herrera, Sr. - contracts: debt contracts.  Conn Appliances, Inc. More...

W.C. Sheriff ’s Blotter

JANUARY 10 - Incident (property damage), Mesquite Ave., Sebastian.  Execution of warrant/probation violation, burglary of a habitation, assault family violence x2, arrested: Ramiro Santana, Jr., W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Iraq war vet hired as Willacy County veterans’ service officer

Daniel Gomez of Raymondville has been hired as the new Willacy County veterans’ service officer. Gomez was the finalist after seven candidates were screened by a committee made up of two county officials and two citizens. More...

W. C. Livestock Show & Fair begins Friday; record number of youth competitors sign up

While cold weather makes another blast through the Rio Grande Valley, workers are hustling to get everything set up for the Willacy county Livestock Show & Fair.  All events will be held at the fairgrounds, between Raymondville and Lyford on More...

Willacy County employees to enroll in wellness program

Willacy County, in partnership with Healthy South Texas and the Healthy People of Willacy County Coalition is planning to implement a worksite wellness program this spring, said Aurelio “Keter” Guerra Jr., Willacy County judge.  The More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Here we go, old man winter is back again!

Well, it’s not hurricane season so why are we having emergency meetings? If you can't seem to answer that question, I encourage you to step outside your warm house or office or vehicles for a few minutes, leaving behind your outerwear. More...

Farm & Ranch

Texas leaders amplify cotton policy at national level

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-The right to repair equipment, the farm bill and general farm policy were among policy resolutions discussed and approved today by farmers and ranchers from across the nation during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 99th An More...

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Futures Rally Thursday to limit-up settlement

January 12, 2018   More...

Trump promotes rural development initiative to Farm Bureau members

Trump promotes rural development initiative to Farm Bureau members President Donald Trump yesterday unveiled a major initiative designed to strengthen a rural economy that has lagged behind urban areas in recovery from the Great Recession of 2007-200 More...

Obituaries

JOSE “JOE” GUTIERREZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Jose “Joe” Gutierrez passed into Glory on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the age of 82 surrounded by his family. He was born on October 8, 1935 to the late Lazaro and Fidela Gutierrez at El Maneado Ranch.  More...

JOSE LOPEZ

LASARA, TX -Jose Lopez, 53, entered into eternal rest on Friday, January 12, 2018 at his residence in Lasara. He was born on September 17, 1964 in Mexico to Gilberto and Sara (Quintero) Lopez.  More...

MARIE MAE “DOLLY” WHITE

RAYMONDVILLE/UVALDE - Marie Mae “Dolly” White of Reagan Wells passed away on January 15, 2018 in Amistad Nursing Home at the age of 93. More...

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