April 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

MEDICAL PLAZA NEARING COMPLETIONThe

20,000 sq. ft. medical building on South Exp. 77 at Wood Ave. is in the final stages of completion. More...

News

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On Tuesday, April 21, 2009 Andrew Delgado signed his letter of intent to play football for Sul Ross State University in Alpine, TX. Andrew will fulfill his commitment to the National Guard before returning to play at Sul Ross. More...

Police could arrest Texans who don't identify selves

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Senate has approved legislation that would allow police to arrest people who fail to identify themselves after being detained. More...

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH HOMECOMING

First Baptist Church hosted a Homecoming Celebration on April 19th. Many past members came to share blessing and reunite with old friends. Music included a Homecoming Choir, a Reunion Praise Band as well as solos and duets. More...

County Lifestyles

Quinceanera

Angelica Nava will celebrate her 15th birthday on Saturday, May 2. A reception/dance will be at Raymondville Historical Center. She will be escorted by Justin Rodriguez. She is the daughter of Jose Manuel, Jr. More...

Rogers-DeWitt

Rogers-DeWitt Mr. Gregory R. Rogers of Mansfield, TX, and Ms. Sherry Rogers of Grapevine, TX, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, DaLynn Eve to Charles Andrew DeWitt, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Garcia-Ramirez

Oscar L. Ramirez and Yesenia E. Garcia are happy to announce their upcoming marriage. Yesenia is the daughter of Alberto and Juanita Garcia. Oscar is the son of Doroteo and Elida Ramirez of Lyford. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 20 - Accident, 6th and Hidalgo. Incident: K-9 call out, 77 NB N. of Conley. Burglary of vehicle, 1200 blk N. 2nd. Burglary of vehicle, 900 blk N. 7th. Harassment by phone, 800 blk S. Washington. Runaway, 500 blk W. San Francisco. More...

Willacy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Larry G. Spence, Sheriff

APRIL 15 - Execution of warrant, Antonio Najera, Jr., Willacy County Jail. Disorderly conduct, CR 3200. Disorderly conduct, CR 3200. Disorderly conduct, CR 3200. APRIL 16 - Civil matter, 200 blk W. 2nd, Sebastian. More...

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Ramon Salinas, III, Sheriff

APRIL 12- Motorist assist - Guajolote Gate. Traffic violation, Butler Gate. Motorist assist - Exxon Gate. APRIL 13 - Warrant arrest - Armstrong Tower, Frank Rodriguez. Welfare concern - Main St. More...

Article

A MOTORCYCLE CRASHED INTO A FORD FOCUS on W. Hidalgo and corner of N. 6th St., Monday morning. The driver of the motorcycle was Johnny Rojas, the driver of the Ford Focus couldn't be identified, both men where taken to the hospital. More...

3,000-bed ICE detention center only half full

When the federal government decided to increase the size of the ICE detention center in Raymondville in 2007, they decided to go from 1,000 beds to 3,000 beds. More...

$20 MILLION MIDDLE SCHOOL WALLS GOING UP

RISD Superintendent Johnny I. Pineda was at the construction site of the new Myra Green Middle School, Tuesday afternoon, The school is going up fast just north of Burnett Football Stadium . More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Getting along in the workplace

Have you ever stopped to notice just how well most people get along in the workplace? I know there are a few exceptions, but for the most part, most people get along with their co-workers. More...

State Capital Highlights

House passes $178 billion budget for fiscal years 2010-2011

AUSTIN - The Texas House of Representatives spent Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, amending and finally passing SB 1, the upper chamber's proposal for the 2010-2011 state budget. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Teacher remembers Mrs. Moon

I read an article in your newspaper recently that explained the origins of the annual Crimestoppers Moon Walk, and I couldn't help but remember meeting Mrs. Mildred Moon years ago. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cattle rustling measure clears Senate

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Amid warnings that cattle rustling is on the rise in Texas, the state Senate passed a measure Thursday that would stiffen penalties for stealing farm animals. More...

Cotton Market Weekly

April 16, 2009

Tuesday's triple-digit decline in cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) was matched by an even larger move in the opposite direction on Wednesday; although, traders found it difficult to put their finger on the exact reason f More...

Big rains pound East and South Texas again

HOUSTON (AP) - The initial leg of an annual 150- mile charity bike ride involving more than 13,000 cyclists raising money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society was washed out Saturday as heavy rains pounded Southeast Texas for a second straig More...

Obituaries

CAROLINA MARTINEZ MORENO

Carolina Martinez Moreno, 93, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at Retama Manor Nursing Home in Raymondville. A rosary was recited Friday at Duddlesten Chapel. Funeral mass was celebrated Saturday, April 4, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. More...

MILDRED EVELYN NATIONS MORROW

Harlingen, TX - Our Lord and Savior Jesus escorted our mother, Mildred Evelyn Nations Morrow to heaven on April 18, 2009. She was born in Combes, Texas to Otha Andrew Nations and Miriam Lucille Rucker Nations on January 20, 1927. More...

RENE HINOJOSA, SR.

BISHOP, TX - Rene Hinojosa, Sr., 62, of Bishop, TX went to be with the Lord on April 14, 2009. He was born in Raymondville, TX on November 23, 1946. He was preceded in death by his father, Ernesto R. More...

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