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Veterans have help available

Willacy County Veterans Service Officer Alex Figueroa has a mission to connect fellow veterans with services offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, but not enough veterans are finding their way to his office.  More...

News

Celebrity golf headed by State rep.

by Mac McKinnon  State Rep. More...

Lane closures set on U.S. 281

PHARR - The Texas Department of Transportation announces that there will be temporary lane closures along the northbound and southbound main lanes of US 281 between SH 186 and the Brooks County line. More...

Raymondville court offering amnesty

Raymondville Municipal Judge Felicita Gutierrez has announced that starting Oct. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

‘Scratching’ in the kitchen

The other day I found myself in a quandary. I was in need of cupcakes, but the pantry was without a box of cake mix. I didn’t want to go to the store so was left with but one option: to bake from scratch. More...

Photo

THE LOWER VALLEY COTILLION CLUB held its annual Mother -Daughter Luncheon on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Casa De Amistad in Harlingen. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, September 25, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 18 - Theft, under $100, 400 blk W. Hidalgo.  Theft of service, 700 blk N. 5th.  Burglary of habitation, 700 blk W. Chihuahua.  Disorderly conduct by fighting, 1100 blk N. 1st.  Assault causing bodily injury, 700 blk W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

SEPTEMBER 13 - Execution of warrant, revoked PR bond, arrested: Armando Grimaldo, III, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept.  Execution of warrant (indictment), sexual assault x2, indecency with a child, arrested: Pablo Hernandez, W.C. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine and Beer Retailer Permit by Roberta Garcia dba Sports Shack Drive Thru, to be located at 8550 Bus. 77, Lyford, Willacy, Texas.   More...

‘Shelter’ of last resort now under construction

Work on a reinforced building began this week on property at the former farm labor camp property owned by the Willacy County Housing Authority.  More...

Inmate alleges neglect

Willacy County Sheriff Larry Spence said an investigation is being conducted into the circumstances that led up to a female jail inmate having a miscarriage sometime around Sept. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Southwestern Border Sheriffs Hold Annual Fall Meeting

The Southwestern Border Sheriff's Coalition consisting of members from the states of California, New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas held their annual fall meeting last week in San Diego, California. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures collapse

September 15, 2017   More...

Learn to teach others how to fish

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge is gearing up to become a First Catch Center in partnership with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation and the local nonprofit organization Fishings’ Future. More...

Sugarcane where? Louisiana expands sweet spot

MONROE, La. More...

Obituaries

EVA C. RIOS

LASARA, TX- Eva C. Rios, 93, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at home surrounded by her family.  More...

ROSA AURORA “NENA” GONZALES

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Rosa Aurora “Nena” Gonzales, 90, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in Fresno, CA. She was born on July 1, 1927 in Sarita, TX (La Parra Ranch) to Ramon and Lasara (Chapa) Flores, Sr.  More...

In Loving Memory of Nicolas Romo, Sr.

6 Year Anniversary

12/6/1921 - 9/21/2011   More...

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