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City making plans for big 4th of July celebration

City commissioners began planning our 4th of July celebration at their meeting Tues. evening. Commissioners voted to spend $3,500 for a fireworks show, the same amount as last year and another $150 for tables and chair rentals. More...

News

Police officer injured by 2 drunk drivers

HOUSTON (AP) - Two people are facing intoxicationrelated charges in connection with separate crashes that left a police officer in critical, but stable condition. More...

Guns on college campus bill passes Senate

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas concealed handgun license holders could carry weapons into public college classrooms and dorms under a bill that cleared the Texas Senate on Wednesday. More...

Video helps homeowners protest property appraisals

AUSTIN - A new slide show on the Texas Comptroller's Web site can help homeowners who are protesting their property tax appraisals. More...

County Lifestyles

Salinas-Ortega

Miss Mayra Salinas will become the bride of Jose Guadalupe Ortega, Jr. The ceremony will take place on May 30, 2009 at 5pm- 6pm at the Gonzales Ballroom 3901 Exp. 77, Lyford, Tx, dinner at 6pm-8pm, dance at 8pm-12pm. More...

Mr. & Mrs. Edward Joseph Rodriguez

With an afternoon view of the Texas Hill Country and in the presence of family and friends, Miss Cynthia Nelinda Bernal and Mr. Edward Joseph Rodriguez, both of San Antonio, were united in the sacrament of holy matrimony at St. More...

50th Wedding Anniversary

Enrique and Delia (Castañeda) Uribe, formerly of Raymondville and who reside in Carrizo Springs, TX, have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. More...

Crime & Courts

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Ramon Salinas, III, Sheriff

MAY 10 - 911 call/motorist assist - Paistle Gate. MAY 11 - Accident (minor) - Tullidos Park, no injuries. Unlawful use of criminal instrument - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. Fire - Turcotte Gate. Motorist assist - Juanita Gate. More...

County Clerk's Report

Marriage licenses issued: Eusebio Hernandez and Alicia Adame. Oscar Ramirez and Yesenia Esmeralda Garcia Ruiz. Salvador Junior Acevedo and Patricia Castillo. Marlo Theodore Jackson and Amanda Kay James. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MAY 20- Burglary of a habitation, 300 blk W. Yturria. Disorderly conduct x2, 500 blk E. San Francisco. Theft, 500 blk W. Yturria. Aggravated assault with deadly weapon, 5th and Tampico. More...

DPS seize $258,156 from Matamoros resident

A resident of Matamoros, Tamps., Mexico is out $258,156 after his recent visit to Texas. Cruz Dorado Delgado, of Ignacio Ramirez #139, Colonia Sec.16 was stopped by Texas Dept. More...

County tables request for bullet proof glass in window at J.P.'s offices

A good part of the county meeting Tuesday was spent discussing a request for bullet proof glass in the justice of the peace building at West Hidalgo Ave. & South 4th St. More...

$5.5 million coming our way' County going after ORCA disaster funds

County commissioners Tuesday gave approval to interim county judge Aurelio "Keeter" Guerra to submit a plan outlining the county's plans for distribution of $2.7 million in competitive funding. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Graduation Thoughts and Prayers

It's that special time of year again when high schools and colleges across this nation hold graduation exercises or obser-vances. More...

Farm & Ranch

New art work takes deer license plate from pink to macho

AUSTIN - The white-tailed deer specialty license plate that benefits big game management and research in Texas now sports new and improved artwork depicting a white-tailed deer, an image based fittingly on a trophy buck from a ranch served by the T More...

Cotton Market Weekly

May 21, 2009

In a slow news week, strong U.S. export sales data helped alleviate some bearishness in the market, while the lower U.S. dollar reduced losses on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Thursday. More...

Pesky fire ants becoming zombies that die

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Some researchers in Texas are trying an unusual approach to combat fire ants - parasitic flies that turn the pesky insects into zombies whose heads fall off. "It's a tool. More...

Obituaries

JOSE E. ROBLES

Jose E. Robles was born on November 28, 1916 in Cadereyta Jimenez Nuevo Leon to Teofilo and Dominga Robles. More...

FLAVIA LIMAS

RAYMONDVILLE/ MCALLEN - Flavia Limas, 83, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2009 at Solara Hospital in Brownsville, TX. More...

EDWARD F. GLAZE

PORT MANSFIELD - Edward F. Glaze, 84, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at his home in Port Mansfield, TX. He is survived by his wife, Betty Glaze of Port Mansfield; one son, Edward F. More...

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