Tag: Raymondville

3 new Willacy COVID-19 cases reported

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found three more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, driving this rural county’s total case...

Hanna’s winds wreak damage, heavy rains spur little flooding

PORT MANSFIELD — Residents Monday continued to dig out of soggy wreckage after Hurricane Hanna tore into this tiny fishing village late Saturday afternoon,...

Seven more Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found seven more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, driving the rural county’s total case...

Willacy County confirms three more COVID-19 cases

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials found three more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, pushing this rural county’s total case count...

Four more Willacy County residents COVID-19 positive

RAYMONDVILE — State health officials have found four more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, pushing this rural county’s total case...

6 Willacy residents test positive for COVID-19

RAYMONDVILLE — The state health department has found six more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus. County officials confirmed late Sunday the...

4 Willacy residents test positive for COVID-19

RAYMONDVILLE — The state health department has found four more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, driving the county’s total case...

Willacy orders businesses to require face coverings

RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County Judge Aurelio Guerra on Thursday issued an order mandating businesses to require customers and employees wear facial coverings to prevent...

Lumber yard closes after 2 workers test positive for COVID-19

RAYMONDVILLE — Alamo Lumber Co. has temporarily closed after two employees tested positive for the coronavirus. Meanwhile, state health officials have confirmed six new cases...

Spiking COVID-19 cases cause some programs to hit pause

HARLINGEN — School districts across the Rio Grande Valley and the state have announced they will be postponing summer strength and conditioning and sport-specific...

Employee COVID-19 positive at Willacy State Jail

RAYMONDVILLE — State corrections officials have confirmed an employee at the Willacy State Jail has tested positive for the coronavirus. Later this week, the state...

Three more inmates COVID-19 positive at Willacy jail

RAYMONDVILLE — Three more inmates have tested positive as officials continue to work to contain the Willacy County Jail’s coronavirus outbreak. On Tuesday, the test...

Willacy County COVID-19 jail outbreak leads more jailers, inmates testing positive

RAYMONDVILLE — The Willacy County Jail’s coronavirus outbreak has infected at least 21 jailers and inmates as officials try to stop the virus from...

Willacy trying to contain jail outbreak

RAYMONDVILLE — Officials are trying to contain an outbreak at the Willacy County Jail after five inmates and two more employees tested positive for...

Inmates await tests after 2 jailers are positive

RAYMONDVILLE — Many residents here Tuesday were concerned the Willacy County Jail could become the site of a COVID-19 outbreak after two jailers tested...

Back in the stores

RAYMONDVILLE — It’s safe to say this year, the fifth for the Water-Efficient Products sales tax holiday, is going to be different than its...

Some leaders concerned virus cases could rise

HARLINGEN — Some local leaders are concerned the expiration of Gov. Greg Abbott’s stay-home order could lead to a spike in Cameron County’s coronavirus...

Willacy County loosens some COVID-19 restrictions

RAYMONDVILLE — Like many counties across the country, Willacy County is loosening its restrictions on orders aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus. County...

Willacy confirms two more virus cases

RAYMONDVILLE — A man and woman in their 50s have become Willacy County’s 11th and 12th confirmed cases of the coronavirus. Now, the state health...

RGV reports first COVID-19 death in Willacy County

Willacy County reported a fatality from the coronavirus late Saturday night, the first in the Rio Grande Valley. The man who died was in his...