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DESPITE EXTENSIVE DAMAGE

DESPITE EXTENSIVE DAMAGE to a Fed-Ex truck and a late model Jeep SUV Monday on CR 200 and Emma Ross Rd. at 3 p.m., no one was injured. W.C. More...

News

Drug deal set up on Facebook ends with teen shot, injured

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Authorities say a drug deal an 18- year-old in San Antonio had set up on Facebook turned out to be less than social.  San Antonio police say the teenager was shot and injured around 3 a.m. More...

Hit the road in country music icon Merle Haggard's tour bus

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) - Want to hit the road like a country music icon? More...

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SEVERAL MEMBERS OF THE LADY BEARKAT POWERLIFTING TEAM visited Carrizo Springs on Saturday to compete in the Girls Regional Championship. Lady Bearkat Karina Martinez came home with the Gold in the 259 lb. weight division. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Happiness

Jill Pertler Contentment. Satisfaction. Joy. Delight. Exuberance. Jubilation. More...

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WILLACY COUNTY DINNER TONIGHT HEALTHY COOKING SCHOOL was held on February 27 at the L.E. Franks Tourist Center. More...

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GUADALUPE ROSAS PLANTS SORGHUM in a field on Zapata Farms east of Lyford last week. Farmers have been taking advantage of warmer weather to cultivate and plant spring crops. (Photo by Allen Essex) More...

Legals

NOTICE OF JOB OPPORTUNITY City of Raymondville, Texas

The City of Raymondville is now accepting applications for the position of Economic Development Coordinator. More...

Two runoff elections coming for Willacy Demos

Two runoff elections will be held May 22 in Willacy County as a result of Tuesday’s voting in the Democratic Party primary election.  Incumbent Precinct 2 Commissioner Oscar DeLuna received 332 votes, or 42.13 percent. He will face Noe T. More...

Sheriff, EMS investigate cupcake caper

Reports that tainted cupcakes were taken to the San Perlita school district Friday, Feb. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Just thinking!

Since last November it seems like every month has been a very busy month, and it appears that March is not going to be any different, and it's just starting. Why the change in our work load is unknown. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Futures continue higher before making correction

March 2, 2018   More...

USDA helps cotton producers maintain, expand domestic market

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced at the 66th Annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show the U.S. More...

Obituaries

MARY ELOUISE CHENEY CAMPBELL

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Mary Elouise Cheney Campbell was born March 24, 1919, in Woodsboro Texas. Her family moved to the Rio Grande Valley in 1922 and settled in Willacy County. More...

VIRGINIA MARGARET HILDEBRANDT

Virginia Margaret Hildebrandt, 94, passed peacefully into eternal life on March 5, 2018.  She was born in Spring, TX on November 19, 1923, the daughter of Ernest and Ella Strack.  More...

Crime & Courts

District Clerk Report

Ernesto Hernandez vs Cecil Atkission Chrysler Jeep Dodge and Tyrone Allred - other bill of review.  Ex Parte: Santos Isabel Ramos - CR Matters: Writ of Habeas Corpus.  Ex Parte: Juan Antonio Suarez, CR Matters: Writ of Habeas Corpus.  More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

FEBRUARY 28 - Theft, FM 506, Sebastian.  Incident report, FM 490, Lasara.  MARCH 1 - Identity theft, 8th St., San Perlita.  MARCH 2- Assault causing bodily injury family violence, Fern Rd., Raymondville.  More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MARCH 5 - Arson, 200 blk E. Durham.  Incident, 200 blk E. Durham.  Vehicle impounded, 600 blk S. 7th.  MARCH 4 - Theft, under $100, criminal mischief, over $100, under $750, interference with emergency telephone call, 900 blk N. More...

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