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Willacy Veteran’s officer resigns, takes similar job in Hidalgo Co.

Willacy County is now searching for a new veterans’ service officer.  Alex Figueroa, who held the post since 2011 suddenly resigned without listing any reasons. His resignation letter was accepted by county commissioners Thursday.  More...

News

WILD IN WILLACY 2017 SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017  L.E. Franks Tourist Center  7:30 AM - *PUNTA DEL MONTE TOUR  7: 30 AM - * EAST SALT LAKES TOUR  1:30 PM - *HILLTOP GARDENS   More...

Photo

One box is located at the Willacy County Sheriff’s Office on the east edge of Raymondville and the other at Watson’s City Drug, 192 S. Seventh St. More...

Special city election date set for seat vacated by commissioner’s death

Raymondville City Commission members voted Monday to set Feb. 3 as the date of a special election to fill the unexpired term of the Commissioner Eziquiel “Zeke” Cavazos, who died last week. More...

County Lifestyles

STORIES THAT MUST NOT DIE

The Devil’s Lagoon

Many places in Texas have the reputation of being haunted. It’s repeated all around that strange sounds are heard and weird things are seen at these spots. Horrible tragedies occur sometimes on these sites.  More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Miracle oil

The little pump dispenser sat on the sink in my bathroom for more than a month before I noticed the label. I hadn’t read it at the store; just pulled the liquid hand soap off the shelf and threw it into my cart without paying much attention. More...

A BABY SHOWER

A BABY SHOWER honoring Epiphany Chapa and William Edge was held Sunday, October 15 at Andrea’s Restaurant and Cafe. The couple will be welcoming a baby girl very soon. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 15 - Accident (minor), 600 blk S. 1st.  OCTOBER 14 - Sexual assault/ unlawful disclosure or promotion of intimate visual material, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  Assault by threat, terroristic threat, 900 blk W. Riggs.  More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

OCTOBER 11 - Identity theft, Houston St., La Sara.  Assault family violence, Cantu St., Lyford.  OCTOBER 12- Duty on striking unattended vehicle, 6th St., La Sara.  Incident (dog bite), 3rd St., La Sara.  Execution of warrant/thef More...

18th Annual Wild in Willacy begins Thursday

This week’s cool weather should ensure a successful 18th annual Wild in Willacy Nature and Heritage Festival.  It all begins Thursday with the children’s program at 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. More...

Teenager quickly identified, arrested in connection with social media video

Raymondville parents panicked last Wednesday over a video circulating on social media in which a 15-year-old student brandishes a pistol and vows revenge against other boys. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

What are the two greatest commandments?

The Bible list the Ten Commandments we should be following, but society has seemed to pretty much ignore them for now. There are two others which are said to be the two greatest commandments. What are they? More...

Letters

Vaping-The new smoking trend among youth

One out of every five 7th- 12th graders in South Texas have used e-cigarettes (vape pens). These vape pens have many potential dangers, including bloody sores in user’s mouths that take unusually long periods of time to heal.  More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Market quiet ahead of monthly USDA report

October 13, 2017   More...

Obituaries

ROBERT HINOJOSA, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Robert Hinojosa, Jr., 50 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Monday, October 9, 2017 in Athens, Texas.  He was born on July 8, 1967 in San Antonio, TX, son of Roberto and Gloria (Dominguez) Hinojosa, Sr.  More...

In Loving Memory of Rev. Josue Zamarron

6/17/1928 - 10/20/2016   One year since the Lord took him.   More...

JOSE ANGEL PAREDEZ, SR.

SEBASTIAN, TX- Jose Angel Paredez, Sr., 74, of Sebastian, TX, entered into rest Thursday, October 12, 2017 in La Hacienda Nursing Home.  He was born on September 24, 1943 in Sebastian, TX, son of Feligonio and Ventura (Espinoza) Paredez.  More...

Legals

NOTICE

This is to serve as notice that VTX1 Companies is in the process of fulfilling compliance requirements for construction of a 300-foot FCC tower located near 10265 N. FM 88, Raymondville, TX 78580.  More...

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