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Stabbing update

The suspect in an Oct. 13 stabbing attack is still being held in the Willacy County jail as sheriff’s officials prepare to interview three victims who have just been released from a hospital, Sheriff Larry Spence said on Tuesday. More...

News

Demolition crew razes downtown Houston building

HOUSTON (AP) - A demolition crew has imploded the downtown building that for decades housed the well-known Houston Club. More...

Texas Labor Force Exceeds 13 Million in September 2014

State's workforce reaches milestone

AUSTIN - Labor market figures released by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today showed that in September 2014, the seasonally adjusted civilian labor force in Texas exceeded 13 million individuals for the first time ever, at 13,005,600. More...

LIONS FUND RAISER

RAMONDVILLE LIONS CLUB IS AGAIN selling tickets to raise money for their projects, which include eye glasses for kids whose parents can't afford to buy them. More...

Letters

Reader reports on city meeting

I attended the City of Raymondville meeting last week to hear for myself what action the City Commissioners intended to take regarding the 8- Liner businesses. More...

County Lifestyles

Slice of Life

I’ve got a list for that

I am an Alister. And a Blister. And a 1, 2, 3 lister. And so on. A. I make lists. B. I com- pose lists. C. I put lists together. D. I enlist lists. More...

A DELIGHTFUL ARRAY OF SNACKS

After the business meeting, the ladies were treated to an informative and creative presentation of arts and crafts by Yvonne Wright. Using a recipe on how to make a gelli plate and where to buy one, a demonstration was done on Gelli Plate Printing. More...

HAPPY 10TH BIRTHDAY!

Francisco Alvarado, Jr.
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Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 14 - Alarm/audible,100 blk S. 13th.Traffic, 300 blk of N. 4th St.Traffic, 400 blk of W. Raymond.Execution of warrant, 100 blk S.7th.Funeral escort, 400 blk of S. 1stSt. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

OCTOBER 15 - Sexual assault, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail. Assist other agency/execution of warrant-child support. Arrested: Christopher Wayne Shark, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail. Damage to motor vehicle, Eustolio Gonzalez Rd., Raymondville. More...

Lyford man sentenced to 4 years for burglary

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today, that Danni Uribe, 23, of Lyford, TX was sentenced to 4 years in prison for Burglary of a Habitation and Assault on a Public Servant. More...

Eerie late night 9-1-1 phone call comes from county courthouse

A spooky pre-Halloween phone call from inside the Willacy County courthouse was investigated recently by a sheriff’s deputy but answers are still lacking. More...

New HUD homes near completion

A total of 124 Willacy County families whose homes were heavily damaged or destroyed in 2008’s Hurricane Dolly are moving into new houses provided through a federal program. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

We've all had help to get where we are

I was doing some thinking the other day, looking back over my life and trying to remember those people who have paid an important part getting me to where I am today. More...

Political Cartoon

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Farm & Ranch

South Texas cattle program could reflect growing herd numbers

EDINBURG - Texas A& M AgriLife Extension Service personnel are hoping that with recent rains and improved pastures, South Texas cattle ranchers will start rebuilding herds sold off during the drought. More...

GRACE HERITAGE RANCH

American Milking Devon Cattle

The animal that first comes to mind when people think of homesteading is the family milk cow. Here at Grace Heritage Ranch we raise the American Milking Devon, a tri-purpose breed used for milk, meat, and as a draft animal (think pulling a plow). More...

Obituaries

VIVIAN LUX CERVANTES

RAYMONDVILLE - Vivian Lux Cervantes earned her angel wings on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. She was born on October 31, 2013 in Pasadena, TX to Gabriel Lee Cervantes and Jennifer Martinez. More...

MARIAELENA LONGORIA MOSAL

SAN PERLITA - Mariaelena Longoria Mosal, 63, entered into eternal glory on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Sunshine Haven in Olmito, TX. She was born on May 7, 1951 in Raymondville, TX to Ysidro and Andrea Longoria. More...

Legals

Lyford Cons. Ind. School District Request for competitive sealed proposals for Construction Services

Lyford Independent School District is soliciting competitive sealed proposals from qualified sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, or other legal entities to provide construction services for the construction of the LYFORD CONS. IND. More...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Efforts to promote economic development in the City of Raymondville are looking very promising. More...

District Clerk Report

Civil suits filed: Jose “Joey” Garcia Jr., Administrator vs Benigno Santos Marroquin - Declaratory Judgment. In Re.: M. Jimenez - other civil. More...

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