November 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Feast of Sharing combines good meal, fellowship

Food and fellowship were on the menu at the annual Feast of Sharing Thursday as the holiday season was launched at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.  More...

News

Yoko Ono's Basquiat painting sells for nearly $11 million

NEW YORK (AP) - A painting by Jean- Michel Basquiat from the collection of Yoko Ono has sold for $10.9 million.  Sotheby's says the work, titled `` Cabra'', was sold Thursday night in New York to an unidentified buyer.  The pre- sale estima More...

Sheriffs' Association of Texas Lost Lawman Memorial Ceremony

November 17, 2017 10:00 A.M. More...

WORD ON THE STREET

What are you most thankful for this holiday season?

“I’m thankful for great family and friends and the opportunity to serve the good people of Willacy County. More...

County Lifestyles

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THE 18TH ANNUAL BBQ sponsored by Sierra Title Co. was held Wednesday across from the Willacy County Courthouse. More...

The secret to tender buttermilk biscuits is a cold truth

You can't beat hot-from-the oven, crispy-on-the-outside, tender on-the-inside, buttermilk biscuits.  More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

NOVEMBER 20 - Burglary of a vehicle, 400 blk W. Raymond.  Burglary of a habitation, 400 blk W. Wood.  Cruelty to animals, 100 blk S. Exp. 77.  Criminal trespass notice, 100 blk N. Exp. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

NOVEMBER 15 - Robbery/ assault causing bodily injury, FM 1761, Raymondville.  Assault/interfere with emergency telephone call/arrested: Jonathan Flores, FM 1420, Santa Monica.  Incident (emergency section), W. Hwy. 186, Raymondville.  More...

Legals

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of ELROY KLOSTERMANN, Deceased, were issued on November 17, 2017, under Docket Number 2017-PRB-0028, pending in the County Court of Willacy County, Texas to RUSSELL KLOSTERMANN. More...

Local man hospitalized after crashing truck at H-E-B

Police, firefighters and paramedics responded early last Wednesday to a one-vehicle accident at the H-EB supermarket at Fifth and Kimball Streets in downtown Raymondville.  Jose Angel Olivarez, 23, was driving a 2002 Ford F-150 pickup truck when More...

More wind turbines changing the Willacy County landscape

Willacy County is known for cattle, cotton, sorghum, sugar cane, oil and gas wells, sport fishing, prisons and now wind turbines.   More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Thanksgiving - A time to reflect

Personally, I am very fond of the end of the year holidays, and especially the one in November, Thanksgiving. It has always been a time for family gatherings in my family. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Futures continue trading in narrow range

November 17, 2017   More...

Missouri city opens largest solar farm in the state

NIXA, Mo. (AP) - A city in southwest Missouri has opened the largest solar farm in the state. The Springfield News-Leader reports that the new Nixa Solar Energy Farm started providing power this month. More...

Obituaries

JOSE MANUEL SANCHEZ ESTRADA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Jose Manuel Sanchez Estrada, 62, passed away surrounded by his family, in his home on November 8, 2017. Jose Manuel is preceded in death by his father Manuel Estrada, and mother Guadalupe Estrada.  More...

ERMINIA G. CORONADO

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Erminia G. Coronado, 91 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Saturday, November 18, 2017 surrounded by her family at home. She was born on August 10, 1926 in Anson, Texas, daughter of Ramon and Alejandra (Carrasco) Guzman. More...

In Loving Memory of Kristofer George Palomo

In loving memory of Kristofer who died one year ago on November 19, 2016. A million times we’ve thought of you. A million times we’ve cried. If love could have saved you, you never would have died. More...

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