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Calm returns to MTC-run prison, transfer of inmate continues

Calm has returned to the Willacy Correctional Facility in Raymondville but the long process of transferring 2,800 inmates out of the county will go on until every inmate is out of here. More...

News

Seniors Workshop focuses on fraud

The Cooperative Extension Program’s Community & Economic Development & the Better Business Bureau Educational Foundation invite seniors citizens and their children to come and learn how to be cautious of fraud, waste & abuse. More...

DPS Offers Spring Break Safety Tips for Texans

AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans to drive responsibly and to take extra precautions as they make travel plans during Spring Break. More...

Deadly shooting of Mexican man throwing rocks stirs protests

PASCO, Wash. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

February 20, 2015

Cotton futures enjoyed a nice winning streak, settling higher four consecutive sessions at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) before reversing course Thursday. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch

Taking time to make time

Every day it's the same old routine: get up, get ready, feed the animals, try to avoid stepping on the cat, accidentally step on his tail anyway, treat your scratch wounds, and rush off to work. More...

Obituaries

ANGELA WATSON JORDAN

Angie Jordan, 42, was killed Saturday, February 21, in a tragic one-vehicle accident near her home in Dripping Springs. Angie was born on June 27, 1972, in the East Texas town of Mexia to Harland and Cissie Watson. More...

CORINA GOMEZ LONGORIA

RAYMONDVILLE- Heaven has gained a beautiful angel. Our beloved mother Corina Gomez Longoria was called home on February 23, 2015. She will be greatly missed by all of us who had the privilege of being loved by her. More...

MARCOLFA FLORES MONTEZ

RAYMONDVILLE- Marcolfa Flores Montez, 77, entered into eternal rest on Monday February 23, 2015 at Harlingen Medical Center. Marcolfa was born to Alfredo and Cruz Flores on May 13, 1937 in Los Haurches, Tx. More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

CAUSE #2014-CV-0116-AIN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURTOFWILLACY COUNTY TEXAS THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE INTEREST OFAbbygal Santana, ZoieRenee Santana &Melanie Santana More...

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine and Beer Retailer’s Off-Premise Permit by Fernando Garza, Jr. dba Junior’s Corner Store, to be located at 405 N. More...

NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that SSP Beverage LLC, SSP BevCo I, LLC, Member, Robert B. “Brad” Williams, Mary E. More...

Prison riot could lead to closure, hundreds of jobs at stake

The riot that broke out last week at the Willacy Correctional Facility has led to some speculation that the 10 year old facility is going to close for good. More...

EMS case against builder goes to 197th district court

A construction company hired by the Willacy County Emergency Medical Services is facing a jury trial for theft and deception. The trial is being held in the 197th Judicial District Court before Judge J.B. Dorsey. More...

Mayor Correa withdraws from city election, cites health issues

Citing health issues, Mayor Orlando “Lonnie” Correa withdrew his application to run for another four-year term. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Short Weekend

The call came in about 11,33 am. Friday morning asking for assistance, and the rest is history. More...

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County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

A penny saved and all that jazz

Variety is the spice of life. Blood is thicker than water. Don't let the cat out of the bag. Idioms. Proverbs. Expressive phrases that mean something other than their words might initially indicate. More...

The Lyford Women's Club

The Lyford Women's Club held their annual Valentine Banquet on February 12, 2015 at the Casa Blanca Restaurant. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a RHS Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, March 2, 6:30 p.m. at the gym, Room 102-G. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 23 - Criminal mischief, over $1,500, under $20,000, theft over $50, under $500, 500 N. 7th. Civil disturbance, 200 blk S. King. Minor accident, 7th and Kimball. Duty on striking fixture and or landscaping, 1000 blk S. 7th. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

FEBRUARY 18 - Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Eustolio Gonzales Rd., Raymondville. Harassment, North Loop 499,Harlingen.Execution of warrant/failureto appera, theft, arrested:Ezequiel Mendez, Jr., W.C.Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Local man sentenced to 4 years in prison for assaulting his wife

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Adrian Zavala Oltivero, 31, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty of Aggravated Assault and Evading Arrest and sentenced to 4 years in prison. More...

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