December 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

No serious injuries in expressway accidents

Monday, a driver fell asleep at the wheel southbound I-69E/Expressway 77 and crashed into a “transmigrante” pulling two other vehicles. More...

RAYMONDVILLE MAYOR GILBERT GONZALES AND SANTA CLAUS

  RAYMONDVILLE MAYOR GILBERT GONZALES AND SANTA CLAUS preside over Thursday’s tree lighting ceremony in the downtown pocket park. (Photos by Allen Essex) |align=left|width=250|height=182|link=node] More...

News

Several hurt in school bus, car accident in North Texas

WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) - Investigators say one adult has been critically injured and several students were slightly hurt when a school bus returning from a basketball tournament was hit head-on by a car in North Texas.  The Department of Public More...

Gateway RV Park Entertainment Schedule

DANCE SCHEDULE   December 31 - Monday Night, The Punches, 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.  Public welcome. For more information, please contact (989) 306- 3309. More...

Free vaccinations, tests at health fair

A total of 26 agencies participated in the Mary’s Helping Hands Health & Resource Fair. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

The upside of snoring

In our culture we don’t usually brag about snoring. It isn’t a skill we covet. It isn’t seen as a skill at all, but an embarrassing behavior beyond our control. Sort of like stinky feet or public flatulence.  More...

MEMBERS OF THE SAN PERLITA ISD SPANISH CLUB

  MEMBERS OF THE SAN PERLITA ISD SPANISH CLUB sang Christmas carols for Retama Manor Nursing Home residents on Friday morning during their first annual Christmas tree lighting event. More...

SENIORS COLORED THEIR “WISH LISTS”

  SENIORS COLORED THEIR “WISH LISTS” Thursday as part of “Adopt-a-Grandparent Day,” which will be held at the Amigos de Valle center on FM 3168 at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 20. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

DECEMBER 10 - Lost property, 300 blk N. 6th.  Theft, under $100, 700 blk W. White.  Arrested: Urbano Cavazos, driving while intoxicated, 100 blk S. 7th.  Theft, 400 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

DECEMBER 5 - Burglary of a habitation, N. Bus. 77, Lyford.  DECEMBER 6 - Incident report (information only), N. Bus. More...

Raymondville man charged with DWI after three-vehicle accident

A Raymondville man has been charged with driving while intoxicated after a three-vehicle crash impacted the front of Watson’s City Drug & The Boutique at Watson’s, 192 S. Seventh St. More...

Two men in custody after Lyford Superette heist

Two men were arrested on Tuesday for alleged involvement of a hold-up at the Lyford Superette at 9 p.m. Monday, Lyford Police Chief Andy Maldonado said.   More...

Tax abatements to be offered at Raymondville

Raymondville city officials approved an ordinance on Tuesday for a reinvestment zone that will pave the way for tax abatements making it possible to have a freestanding emergency room.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Things we do and think about as we approach Christmas

The Christmas season is among us and everyone is scurrying around trying to find something they can spend their money they don't have on to please themselves, a family member. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

A volatile week for cotton and other markets

December 7, 2018   More...

USDA's rural broadband plan met with criticism, concerns

Slow speeds, bad coverage and expensive service.  These are just some of the concerns contained in nearly 300 public comments on Rural Broadband Pilot Program proposed by the U.S. More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Trout are fair to good in Oso Bay for waders tossing scented baits and Corkies.  Redfish are good in the Humble Channel on crabs and table shrimp. More...

Obituaries

CURTIS WAYNE “MOOSE” KOESTER

LYFORD, TEXAS -Curtis Wayne “Moose” Koester, passed away peacefully at Harlingen Medical Center on December 8, 2018 at the age of 66. Curtis was born on July 15, 1952 to Dorothy and A. O. More...

NORA GAYLENE McKINNEY

LYFORD, TEXAS - Nora Gaylene McKinney, 54, entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 7, 2018 at her residence. More...

PAULINE ROSE HIMES

Pauline Rose Himes, age 96, of Omaha, went to be with the Lord on Friday December 7, 2018. Pauline was born December 29, 1921. Visitation for Pauline will be held Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. More...

Legals

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

The City of Raymondville will hold a public hearing at 5:00 p.m. More...

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