Tag: Willacy County

30 Willacy residents test positive in 4 days

RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County’s COVID-19 case count is climbing toward another ominous milestone. Since Friday, state health officials have found 30 more county residents have...

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...

6 Willacy residents test positive

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

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 closes its South Padre Island section

RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County Judge Aurelio Guerra on Friday ordered the closure of the county’s section of South Padre Island to prevent the spread...

Cameron County, area cities handing out sandbags

Cameron County officials will be handing out sandbags today in preparation of the arrival of Tropical Storm Hanna. The sandbags are available at each county...

More ICE detainees test positive for COVID-19

The number of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees in local detention centers who have tested positive for COVID-19 is on the rise. To date,...