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City officials defensive about demand for cleanup campaign

Raymondville city officials defended city workers’ efforts to keep the downtown business district clean and attractive after a group of volunteers cleaned a large amount of trash and debris from the area of Hidalgo Avenue where new brick paver More...

News

U. S. says airfares hit new lows after factoring inflation

The average fare for airline travel within the United States has hit the lowest level since the government started keeping track in 1995, after adjusting for inflation.  However, that doesn't count fees that airlines add for things like checking More...

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THE LADY BULLDOGS BASKETBALL TEAM finished the season as Bi-District Champs and Area Qualifiers. More...

New election administrator hired

Willacy County Commissioners took action Monday in a short meeting to officially hire Christina Torres- Rodriguez as elections administrator.  More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Losing each other at the home improvement store

My husband and I had to make a trip to the home imp rovement store last weekend for one item. Just one.  We started out together, but after a cursory period found ourselves involuntarily separated.  More...

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This painting of a caracara, an award winner at the UTRGV Nature of the Valley Art Exhibit, is on display at the Charles and Dorothy Clark Gallery at UTRGV in Edinburg.  Garza Shuey has also won awards in Willacy and Cameron County in recent mon More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, March 4, 6:30 p.m. in the New Gym, Room 102G, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 25- Terroristic threat, 700 blk W. Tampico.  Criminal mischief, under $100, 600 blk E. Norman.  Arrested: George Sanchez, III, assault causing bodily injury, FV, abandon endanger child criminal negligence, 300 blk W. Durham.  More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

FEBRUARY 19 - Execution of warrant/possess marijuana, arrested: Adrian Damian De Luna, W.C. Sheriff Dept. Jail.  FEBRUARY 20- Execution of warrant/aggravated assault with deadly weapon, arrested: Steven Wayne Means, W.C. Sheriff Dept. More...

Chronicle chases the truth about DWI arrest

Local social media was abuzz this week with a report that a Willacy County District Attorney’s investigator had been arrested Friday and jailed in Harlingen for driving while intoxicated.  But a search for confirmation of the report was fr More...

Raymondville school employee terminated after liquor store run in district vehicle

On Friday, a Raymondville school district employee lost his or her job for stopping at a liquor store in Harlingen after attending a conference. The employee was driving a school district car and was working at the time.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Sheriff’s Day at the Capitol

The Legislative Sessions have started and it's time for the Texas Sheriffs to take their legislative suggestions, whether for, or against pending bills, and share with their State Senators and Representatives their opinions regarding those pending bi More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Market on a roller coaster ride

February 22, 2019 More...

Questions raised about cannabis growers' water use

BEND, Ore. (AP) - Charles Cook and Suezan Hill-Cook didn't think much of a medical marijuana growing operation when it set up shop next to their home near Redmond in 2015. More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp. Black drum are good on crabs in the Packery Channel.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

Obituaries

HIGINIO L. GARZA

SEBASTIAN, TX -Higinio L. More...

ESTHER G. DEAR

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - It is with great sadness that the family of Esther G. Dear announces her passing on February 23, 2019, at the age of 93. She was born on October 16, 1924 in Mexico to Margarito and Guadalupe Garcia.  More...

GUADALUPE C. BERNAL

SAN PERLITA, TEXAS - Guadalupe C. Bernal, 87, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen surrounded by his family. More...

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