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Willacy VSO cited for DWI after county party

A Raymondville man who serves as Willacy County’s veterans service officer since January and has been on active duty as a sergeant in the Texas National Guard was arrested Saturday by a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper for allegedly dr More...

News

DPS: Pack safety on your holiday road trip

WESLACO - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging drivers to pack safety on their holiday road trips by staying sober and following traffic laws throughout the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. More...

Downtown Raymondville project complete

All’s well that ends well.  After several stumbles along the way, Raymondville’s antique streetlights, adorned with illuminated holiday wreaths, will be shining over the city’s new brick paver sidewalks in the downtown business More...

Double fatality Saturday night

A rollover traffic accident that claimed the lives of two people occurred Saturday near Norias in Kenedy County, Willacy County Emergency Medical Service Director Frank Torres said.  The one-car accident occurred in the northbound lanes of Inter More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Give yourself a gift of the here and now

We are all living just ten years away from a world we can hardly imagine.  I’m not talking about technology, global warming or advances in medical science. I’m talking in the personal sense. More...

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MEMBERS OF THE PORT MANSFIELD COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH attended the Retama Manor annual Christmas party Friday and handed out 80 personalized gifts for the residents.   More...

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VICENT HERNANDEZ, of Lyford, graduated from U.S. Army basic training in Fort Benning, GA on December 3.   More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff ’s Blotter

DECEMBER 19 - Criminal mischief, FM 490 and Rio Beef Rd., Lasara.  Theft, E. 2nd St., Lyford.  Possession of a drug paraphernalia, U.S. 77 and FM 3168, Raymondville.  DECEMBER 20 - Public intoxication, arrested: Benito Flores, N. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Mixed Beverage Permit and Mixed Beverage Late Hours by Marianna Serna DBA Tilt’D Bier, to be located at 13716 2nd St., Sebastian, TX 78494, Willacy, Texas. More...

MAN ON THE STREET QUESTION:

What are your hopes and wishes for 2019?
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Judge Cordova, county officials take oaths January 1

Newly-elected, or reelected, Willacy County officials will be sworn into office at 11 a.m. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

How to start the New Year-2019

Here I am trying to write a column for the New Year, and it isn't even Christmas yet. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Markets suffer from political and economic uncertainty

It has been an awful week for the markets, cotton included. Major stock averages are down more than 5 percent for the week and around 15 percent off their record highs in September. More...

Texas Farm Bureau awards microscopes to schools through grant

WACO, TX -Ten schools across the state received a set of digital classroom microscopes thanks to Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) and Bayer AG.  More...

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A TRADITIONAL RANCH SCENE with a metal farm windmill for pumping water for livestock, as well as cattle grazing, is visible from I69E/Expressway 77 southbound near Sebastian.  More...

Obituaries

NINFA ANNA RIVERA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Ninfa Anna Rivera, 63 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Solara Hospital in Harlingen, Texas, surrounded by her family.  She was born on June 20, 1955 in Harlingen, TX, daughter of Niceforo More...

BAUDILIO R. HERNANDEZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Baudilio R. Hernandez, 75, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at his residence in Raymondville, TX. He was born on May 20, 1943 in Mexico to Sabino and Maria (Reyes) Hernandez.  More...

CRISPIN N. GARCIA

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - Crispin N. More...

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