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BISHOP RAYMUNDO PENA officially dedicated the new St. Patrick's Church in Lasara on July 11th at 4 p.m. More photos on Page 6. More...

News

Texas summers to remain hot, dry, winters could be wet, TAMU weather man says

COLLEGE STATION - During the next few decades this year's summer of 100-plus temperatures and parched soils may represent the norm, not the exception, for much of Texas, said a climatology expert. More...

Bible school at First Methodist

Singing, arts & crafts, a fun video and Bible story teaching will be featured at a one-night VBS Reunion event Sunday, July 21 starting at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Raymondville. More...

Caring for elderly relatives theme of meetings

"At some time or other, every adult will have to deal with older relatives in declining health who need some support and assistance from others," begins the Bible Study text "Parenting Your Parents," by Dorothy Gager. More...

County Lifestyles

Reunion

LHS '79, '80 AND '81: Classmates needed for Reunion planning. Next meeting to be held on July 18, 2009 at 6:30 in Harlingen, for more information/details, contact 689-5172 or 975- 0603. More...

Lopez-Zepeda

Mr. and Mrs. Lee Roy and Benita G. Zepeda of Sebastian announce the engagement of their son, Orlando Zepeda, to Anna Elisa Lopez. Anna Elisa is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lopez of Kingsville. More...

Alcantar-Perales

Tanya Rae Alcantar and Robert Aaron Perales are happy to announce their upcoming marriage. Tanya is the daughter of Olga M. Delgado-Alcantar and the late David L. Alcantar of Raymondville. More...

Kenedy County Commissioners met on Monday

Kenedy County Commisioners held a regular meeting at the Memorial Foundation Carraige House this past Monday morning. That location is right across the street from the county court house which is currently being remodeled. More...

County to contribute $71,500 for bridge repair

Texas Dept. of Transportation (TXDOT) has agreed to replace or rehabilitate four bridges in the north side of the county. More...

Kenedy County implements burn ban

Kenedy County Commissioners and the fire department imposed a county-wide burn ban at a regular meeting held at the Memorial Foundation Carriage House this past Monday morning. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

If I could live my life over

How many of us have had daydreams about how we would change things if we could live our life over? I imagine almost all of you have thought about it at one time or another. More...

State Capital Highlights

More Bad News for the State Budget

State Comptroller Susan Combs has said tax collections in June were more than 11 percent below collections in June of last year. More...

Farm & Ranch

TDA Market Recap July 13, 2009

AUSTIN - (July 13, 2009) For the week ending July 11, 2009, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly steady to $4 higher per hundredweight, with a few locations $2 lower. More...

An Old Farmer's Advice:

* Your fences need to be horsehigh, pig-tight and bull-strong. More...

Wind Farms Bite The Dust

Oilman T. Boone Pickens has abandoned plans to build his billion dollar wind farm in Pampa, Texas, a small town in the state's panhandle. More...

Obituaries

EDUARDO R. DE LA PAZ

Eduardo R. De La Paz, Lasara resident. He was born February 2, 1933 in San Perlita, TX. He died July 8, 2009 at Raymondville-Retama Manor. Funeral mass was celebrated July 11, 2009. Burial at Raymondville Memorial Park. More...

Crime & Courts

Crime of the Week

Between the dates of July 4 and July 5 unknown person(s) committed a burglary at the office of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church located at 693 N. 3rd St. Unknown person(s) damaged property within said office. R.P.D. Case #09-1207. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 11- Arrested: Sylvia Longoria, AOA Execution of warrant, 400 blk W. Tampico. Criminal mischief, 700 blk E. Charles. Incident, 400 blk E. Norman. Incident, 14000 blk FM 490. Burglary of habitation, 700 blk E. Wood. Graffiti, 900 blk N. More...

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Ramon Salinas, III, Sheriff

JUNE 28 - Warrant arrest - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint - Angel Mora Gomez. 911 call/agency assist - Norias Ranch Suspicious circumstances - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. Warrant arrest - Little Park, Domingo Navarro. More...

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