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Construction of new police department moving along

The construction of the new Raymondville police department is moving along, the city commission learned during Tuesday’s meeting. More...

News

Texas Senate approves open carry of handguns

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas took a major step toward allowing the licensed open carry of handguns, with Senate approval Friday night after a fierce debate over restricting police powers to ask people carrying guns if they are legal. More...

Round Rock police seize $1.5 million in meth during traffic stop

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) - Police in a city north of Austin say they have seized $1.5 million worth of methamphetamine that was hidden in a vehicle's gas tank. More...

San Antonio man indicted in string of bank robberies

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A San Antonio Texas man has been indicted in a string of bank robberies along the Interstate 35 corridor between Austin and San Antonio. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE Discord in the bedroom

My husband and I have been wrestling with an issue that affects most happy couples at one time or another. It's the be- tween- the- sheets secret that causes irritation, frustration and sleep deprivation. More...

THE MGMS 7TH AND 8TH GRADE ATHLETIC BOYS

THE MGMS 7TH AND 8TH GRADE ATHLETIC BOYS attended a Hooks baseball game in Corpus Christi on Memorial Day to celebrate a successful year. More...

Obituaries

ENID EVA JOHNSON

HARLINGEN, TX - Enid Eva Johnson passed from this life entering into heaven on May 20, 2015. She was 93 years of age, only lacking 13 days of being 94. More...

RIO CANTU

GRANBURY, TX - Rio Cantu, 19, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Fort Worth. Service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Granbury. Interment: Holly Hills Mausoleum. Rosary was recited at 6:30 p.m. Monday at St. More...

REBELION GUILLEN

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Rebelion Guillen, 78, of Raymondville, TX entered into rest Thursday, May 21, 2015 at his home in Raymondville, TX. He was born on February 24, 1937 in Rio Verde, San Luis Potosi, Mexico to Adolfo and Paula C. Guillen. More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE INTEREST OFAngel Quintero,Andrea Quintero,Alexis Rodriguez &Alexander Rodriguez Cause No. 2015-CV-0004-AIN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURTOFWILLACY COUNTY,TEXAS TO: Daniel Quintero, More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE INTEREST OFA.J.W.A Child Cause No. 2014-CV-0360-AIN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURTOFWILLACY COUNTY,TEXAS TO: UNKNOWN FATHER, Respondents: More...

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276 high school seniors to graduate next week

Some 296 seniors from throughout Willacy County will get a diploma next week, bringing to an end the four years they spent in high school. More...

Robbery spree hits Port Mansfield

A rash of robberies are frightening the residents of this otherwise tranquil fishing community in Willacy County. More...

Pioneer festival is this weekend

The second annual Willacy Pioneer Days will be Friday, may 29 and Saturday, May 30. The festival is held to highlight Willacy County’s farming and ranching heritage. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Late Again?

Those of us fortunate to have a job need to understand that there is a starting time and a quitting time. More...

Letters

Reader critical, of LCISD decision to hire private company to run cafeteria

Dear Editor, On Monday, May 11 a Lyford CISD Board meeting was held following the Lyford CISD School Board election of Saturday, May 9. There are several disturbing issues about that Board Meeting. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association May 22, 2015

Cotton futures prices were on the defensive this week, settling lower four consecutive sessions at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) as speculators liquidated their long positions in the market. More...

Landing state and local government contracts topic of Edinburg training

EDINBURG - Business owners wanting to provide goods and services to state and local governments are encouraged to attend the upcoming Businesses in Development Certification Program beginning May 27 in Edinburg. More...

It's Time to Reform Crop Insurance

At the Center for Rural Affairs, we've heard from farmers across the Midwest and Great Plains about negative impacts of federally subsidized crop insurance for over a decade. More...

Crime & Courts

Cisneros gets year in state jail for cocaine possession

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Ruben Cisneros, Jr., 27, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty of Possession of Cocaine and sentenced to 1 year in State Jail. More...

Elizondo gets 2 years state jail sentence for old warrant

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Francisco Elizondo Jr., 28, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty of evading arrest with a prior conviction and sentenced to 2 years in State Jail. More...

Rodriguez sentenced to 5 years prison for aggravated robbery

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Domingo Celestino Rodriguez, 22, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty of aggravated robbery and sentence to 5 years in prison. More...

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