Tag: Raymondville

Three more Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

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

Six more Willacy residents test positive for COVID-19

RAYMONDVILLE — About a week after a COVID-19 outbreak shattered weeks boasting low cases numbers, state health officials are reporting six more Willacy County...

Outbreak at City Hall: Mayor, judge among officials testing positive

RAYMONDVILLE — The area’s COVID-19 outbreak has hit City Hall, infecting some of the city’s top officials. On Wednesday afternoon, officials evacuated City Hall, which...

Willacy bans spectators from school activities

RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County Judge Aurelio Guerra on Friday banned spectators from school activities as a result of an uptick in local COVID-19 cases,...

Willacy County official warns of ‘uptick’ in state numbers

RAYMONDVILLE — After weeks of low COVID-19 case numbers here, state health officials found 16 Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus. The...

COVID-19 shuts down part of sheriff’s office

RAYMONDVILLE — A coronavirus outbreak has led officials to close part of the Willacy County Sheriff’s Department and the county tax office. At the Raymondville...

Three East Valley teams to play tonight; Raymondville cancels

Three East Valley sub-5A football teams will be in action tonight, with St. Joseph, La Feria and Lyford facing district opponents. But one team,...

State removes 27 cases from Willacy’s virus count

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have scratched 27 cases of the coronavirus from Willacy County’s total case count after finding a glitch in the...

Raymondville to borrow $1.5 million to fund water upgrade

RAYMONDVILLE — The city’s water towers are up for a big face-lift. Earlier this week, city commissioners gave the go-ahead to borrow $1.5 million through...

Two Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

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

One-third of Raymondville students return to classrooms

RAYMONDVILLE — Nearly a third of the Raymondville school district’s students have returned to the classroom amid tight safeguards aimed at protecting them against...

Willacy virus death rate ranks among highest

RAYMONDVILLE — Within four summer days, Lyford Mayor Wally Solis buried his wife and her two cousins after they died of complications stemming from...

Old results show some bogged-down reporting systems

RAYMONDVILLE — A two-month backlog of more than 200 Willacy County COVID-19 cases shows many labs across Texas continue to be bogged down in...

12 Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County stands at the edge of another grim milestone. State health officials have found 12 more Willacy County residents including a baby...

17 Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found 17 more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, driving the rural county’s total case...

14 more Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found 14 more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, pushing the rural county’s total case...

Willacy virus case count surpasses 600

RAYMONDVILLE — Five months after health officials identified Willacy County’s first case of the coronavirus, the rural county’s total case count has climbed over...

8 Willacy residents test positive

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found two girls among eight Willacy County residents who have tested positive for the coronavirus, driving this rural...

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...