August 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Motorists beware as school year begins

A new school year has begun and motorists are reminded to be on the alert. Oscar Gutierrez, police chief with the Raymondville school district, is urging drivers to be on the look out for children. More...

News

Texas prisons must cut 1,200 guards to hit target cuts

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas' already understaffed prisons would need to cut 1,200 guards from the largest state correctional system in the U.S. if forced to fully implement budget cuts suggested by Republican Gov. More...

Lyford Bulldogs to honor Fred Klostermann at first football game

FRED KLOSTERMANN, a well-known Willacy County farmer, will be honored in ceremonies on Friday, August, 26 preceding the first game of the season against Progreso, at home. More...

VOLUNTEERS AT WORK

VOLUNTEERS AT WORK with some of the 800 bags of goodies distributed Saturday to school children at the city’s new Veterans Park. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE Four more years

We’re in the middle of a presidential election year (boy are we ever) and the nation is firmly focused on the next four years. What will they bring? Will things change, or stay the same? More...

Photo

THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA TROOP 440 held an appreciation dinner Wednesday at the American Legion Hall to thank the community for their support. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

AUGUST 20 - Duty on striking unattended vehicle, 400 blk W. San Francisco. Criminal mischief, under $100, 900 blk Ash. Child custody incident report, 1100 blk E. Hidalgo. Injury to a child w/intent bodily injury, 200 blk E. Harris. More...

Legals

Publication Notice:

Request for Proposals and Qualifications for the City of Raymondville

The City of Raymondville intends to submit an application to the Texas Department of Agriculture Office of Rural Affairs (TDA) under the 2016 Downtown Revitalization Program - Texas Capital Fund for sidewalk improvements. More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING City of Raymondville 2016-17 Fiscal Year Budget

The Board of Commissioners of the City of Raymondville, Texas hereby gives notice that there will be a public hearing on the proposed 2016-2017 Fiscal Year Budget for the City of Raymondville, Texas. More...

County property values down $31 million due to low gas and oil prices

The new appraised values of Willacy County are out showing a decrease of $31 million from 2015. Port Mansfield, Lasara and San Perlita are communities showing increases in values. More...

Man dies from fall while fishing on north jetty

A Port Lavaca man has died while on a fishing trip on the north jetty of the Port Mansfield Cut. The accident was reported at about 11 a,m. Saturday, authorities said. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

America must repent to avoid God’s Judgment

My mind and my heart have been troubled of late, really for some time, about the condition not only of our County, but our Nation as a whole. More...

Obituaries

JUDITH ELAINE (KAISER) STARKEY

RAYMONDVILLE, TX -Judith Elaine (Kaiser) Starkey, 90, of Harlingen, was taken home by the Lord on Thursday August 18th. More...

JUAN HIRACHETE

RAYMONDVILLE - Juan Hirachete, 52, entered into eternal glory on Monday, August 22, 2016 at Veranda Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born on January 26, 1964 to Jesus and Florina (Olivarez) Hirachete, Sr. More...

ORALIA “LALA” GUTIERREZ

Oralia Gutierrez, better known to all as Lala, walked into Glory on August 18, 2016 at the age of 82 surrounded by her family. She was born on November 11, 1933 in Raymondville, TX to the late Margarito and Concepcion Villarreal Zamarripa. More...

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