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City commissioners draw opponents

Raymondville City Commissioners Zeke Cavazos and Clifton Smith are seeking reelection.  Retiring Justice of the Peace George Solis and Joel Garcia filed for Smith’s seat and Irene Cavazos filed to run against Commissioner Cavazos.  More...

News

Texas troopers rescue 76 children in 2016

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) Texas troopers have been credited with rescuing 76 endangered children last year.  The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced results of the DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children program. More...

MATTHEW HERNANDEZ

MATTHEW HERNANDEZ participated in the Recon 1 Submission only event in Mercedes, TX. This is a jiu-jitsu style competition with a super fight type match and he won the belt. More...

Gateway RV Park Entertainment

DANCE: Saturday, Feb. 25- Diamonds and Dust, 7 to 1 a.m., $5.00 per person. For more info contact Kay at (612) 300-6027.  ENTERTAINMENT: Wednesday, Feb. More...

Obituaries

DIANA SALINAS GALVAN

RAYMONDVILLE - Diana Salinas Galvan, 64, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX surrounded by her family. More...

In Loving Memory of

Pedro Castañeda “Popo”

HAPPY BIRTHDAY IN HEAVEN  February 23   More...

RUTH LERMA

ROSENBERG, TX- Ruth Lerma, 37 OF Rosenberg, Texas, entered into rest Monday, February 13, 2017 at her residence.  She was born on October 17, 1979 in Harlingen, Texas, daughter of Hipolito and Linda Hernandez.  More...

RISD board challenged in May 6 school election

For the school district, the four incumbents who ran under a “Raymondville United” front are seeking reelection.  They are: Jessica Ramirez- Cantu, of Place 1, Guadalupe “Lupe” Ruiz Jr., of Place 2; Ramiro Ramirez Jr., of More...

JP Pct. 2 seat to remain vacant when Solis retires

The seat of Justice of the Peace for Precinct 2 will stay vacant after George Solis retires on Feb. More...

Las Majadas wind farm has public hearing this Thursday

A public hearing to designate Las Majadas Reinvestment Zone will be held Thursday by the Willacy County Commissioners’ Court.  Commissioners will meet afterwards to decide about granting the project a tax incentive that will give investors More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Presidents Day and praying for those in authority

After celebrating Presidents Day earlier this week, I started remembering the Presidents in my lifetime. I was around for Truman but don't remember much of it, but I remember Ike, and the others after him.  More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures prices fall as volatility resumes

February 17, 2017   More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE You should never...

There are certain things in life that prudent, forward-thinking people avoid. Like putting their tongue on a frozen metal fence, or being outnumbered by their kids. Certain actions just aren’t wise and some can even get you into trouble. More...

2017 VALENTINE'S DAY KING AND QUEEN

2017 VALENTINE’S DAY KING AND QUEEN for the La Hacienda Healthcare in Harlingen are Mrs. Candelaria Cavazos of Lyford and Mr. Richard Brink. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 20 - Criminal mischief, 200 blk S. King.  Harassment/disorderly conduct, 600 blk E. Hidalgo.  Welfare concern/possible promotion, child pornography, 600 blk N. More...

W.C. Sheriff ’s BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 15- Theft, Emma Ross Rd., Raymondville.  Execution of warrant/child support, arrested: Fabian Ventura Dorado, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  FEBRUARY 16 - Theft, Main St., Sebastian.  More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN THE INTEREST OF Eron Gonzalez,  Cause No. 2015-CV-0375-A1 IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS  TO: Martin Gonzalez and Unknown Father and all whom it may concern, respondents   More...

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