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FIRE UNDER CONTROL

a 9:30am fire call to 436 S. 5th St. was received by the Raymondville Fire Department yesterday. The blaze was brought under control in less than 15 minutes, according to Frank Torres Raymondville Fire Chief. More...

News

Kids found in shed behind day care center

SEALY, Texas (AP) - A Southeast Texas couple was in jail Thursday after authorities found a half dozen children locked and unsupervised in a tool shed behind an unlicensed day care center. More...

Texas state inmates use fans to beat the heat

HOUSTON (AP) - Only 19 of 112 Texas state prisons are air conditioned, leaving the majority of inmates to face the summer heat with fans. More...

Vacation Bible School

Sunday School Children at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church on E. Wood Ave. are preparing for Vacation Bible School on July 20 through July 24. Join us from 9 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. and discover the Wonder of God's Word! More...

Farm & Ranch

USDA Taps Willacy County Native for Top Post in Texas

(College Station) - July 2, 2009- - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the appointment for State Executive Director (SED) of the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Texas. The secretary has tapped Juan M. More...

Cotton Market Weekly

July 2, 2009

Cotton futures on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) shot to the 300-point limit on the first day of July, spurred higher by technical buying, active options, and strength in outside markets. More...

TDA Market Recap July 6, 2009

AUSTIN - (July 6, 2009) For the week ending July 4, 2009, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly steady to $3 lower per hundredweight in light holiday-week trade. Some earlyweek sales were as much as $5 higher. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 6- Harassment, 900 blk W. Rocky. Recovered property, 900 blk W. Main. Disorderly conduct, 100 blk N. Expressway 77. Arrested: Two male juveniles, theft, under $50, 400 blk W. Hidalgo. Assault causing bodily injury x2, 300 blk W. Durham. More...

W.C. Sheriff's Dept. Report

JULY 1 - Burglary of a vehicle, Matagorda St., Port Mansfield. Assault, North Star Apts. Assault, W.C. Housing Authority. Interference with child custody, Pablo Contreras St., La Sara area. Interference with child custody, W. More...

District Clerk's Report

Suits filed: In the matter of marriage of Eduardo Salinas vs Erin Nicole Durbin and in the interest of children - divorce. In the matter of marriage of Melanie Ramirez vs Guadalupe Ruiz, Jr. and in the interest of a child - divorce. More...

RISD board considering Dress & Grooming and Student Conduct Code Changes

In preparation for the begining of the new school year next month Raymondviile ISD board members and school staff are considering fine tuning the dress & grooming code and student conduct code. More...

Photo

GIANT FIREWORK DISPLAY was enjoyed by many that attend the event. More...

Editorial & Columns

Seeds From the Sower

A professor said to a young man, "Take my course. I can show you how to earn more money than you're worth." "I'm doing that now," he answered. "I'm too well paid." You and I must work. More...

Behind the Badge

Things I've Learned Recently

There are a couple things I've learned recently that I wanted to share with you this week, one is somewhat humorous, although it wasn't at the time, and the other is much more of a serious note, but worthy of mention. More...

State Capital Highlights

Quick special session ends with road bond measure, agencies saved

AUSTIN - Special sessions of the Texas Legislature usually are 30 days long, but the first called session of the 81st Texas Legislature lasted only two days, beginning July 1 and ending July 2. More...

County Lifestyles

Cavazos-Cisneros

George and Kathryn Young, of Raymondville are happy to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Alison Cavazos to John Carlo Cisneros, son of Rafael and Ustacia Cisneros, also of Raymondville. More...

Children's Story Hour

The Reber Memorial Library will be hosting the Children's Story Hour on July 15, 16 and 17 from 10 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Will accept children from 5 to 11 years old. Come read and have fun! More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a RHS Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, July 13, 6:30 p.m. at the RHS gym. More...

Obituaries

LIBORIA M. GARCIA

SANTA MONICA - Liboria M. Garcia, longtime 81-year-old Santa Monica resident, passed away early Friday, July 3, 2009 at the Retama Manor Nursing Home in Raymondville, TX. More...

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