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Grand Jury reindicts Wendy Gill for murder of her new born child

One of the most shocking murders in Willacy County history occurred on June 3, 2007 when the body of a new born baby boy was found dead in a plastic garbage bag at a home in the 300 block of West Second Street in Lyford. More...

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HECTOR'S AUTO SALES had a ribbon cutting ceremony last Friday. Seen with Hector Anguiano, Jr. is his mother Irene Anguiano also chamber representives, area business people and guests. More...

Pena Earns Certification

Austin, Texas--The Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) is pleased to announce that Albert Pena, Superintendent with San Perlita ISD, has successfully completed the requirements to earn the designation of Certified Texas School Bu More...

A look at some of the new Texas laws

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Hundreds of new state laws that lawmakers adopted during this year's legislative session took effect Tuesday, the first day of the state's 2010 fiscal year. More...

County Lifestyles

Webster-Howard

Russ and Jodie Webster of Pioneer, LA, are proud to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Megan, to Mr. Dane Howard, son of Mr. Jug Howard of Dubach, LA and Ms. Pam Howard of Choudrant, LA. More...

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ATTENDING THE BRIDAL SHOWER FOR PATRICIA DEWITT were members from Raymondville High School classes of 1972, 1973 & 1974. More...

The Family of Eusebio and Lucia Rodriguez meets for reunion in San Antonio

Three hundred and eighty descendents of Eusebio and Lucia Rodriguez, well-known farming family in Raymondville (1930s to 1970) convened in San Antonio, Texas, July 17 and 18, 2009. Representatives from all of the twelve families were in present. More...

City police clear burglaries, theft, armed robbery & gang fights with arrests of suspects

Raymondville police arrested a suspect in an armed robbery early Sunday morning after he called to ask why they were looking for him. George Gomez was charged with aggravated robbery of the Stripes convenience store on east Hidalgo Ave. More...

Men busted while trying to ship drugs

Two men were arrested by a Dept. of Public Safety Trooper and members of a Harlingen based drug task force Monday, for the possession of marijuana. More...

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FOR THE SECOND TIME in a couple of weeks, the same window at the U.S. Postal Service Office has been shattered. An employee and a Raymondville Police Officer were at the scene early Sunday morning, Aug. 30, observing the damage. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

New laws are now in effect

Here we are in September already, the year is sure going by fast. It will be time for Christmas decorations and shopping before we know it. More...

STATE CAPITAL HIGHLIGHTS

Immunization deadline extended

AUSTIN -- Deadline for shots is extended Parents have more time to get their children vaccinated in accordance with state rules for school attendance. The Texas Department of State Health Services extended until Oct. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

August 27, 2009

Cotton futures on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) traded sporadically this week as the "summer doldrums" slowed market interest to a crawl. More...

TDA Market Recap Aug. 31, 2009

AUSTIN - For the week ending Aug. 29, 2009, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were steady to $4 lower per hundredweight, with some to $6 lower. Fed cattle prices were $1.50 higher than a week earlier. Cotton prices were unchanged. More...

Obituaries

DR. OSCAR CANTU DURHAM

HOUSTON/RAYMONDVILLE - Dr. Oscar Cantu Durham died peacefully on Sunday, August 30, at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Juanita, and their children, Oscar, Sandra, Mario, Carlos, Sara, George and Susan. More...

ARNOLD DAVID HOELSCHER

Arnold David Hoelscher of Raymondville died Friday August 28, 2009 in Corpus Christi after a sudden illness. David was born to George W. and Annie Bernsen Hoelscher in Robstown, Texas on March 9, 1937. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

AUGUST 31 - Assault by threat, 800 blk N. 1st. Criminal mischief, 400 blk W. Durham. Burglary of habitation, 200 blk E. Hidalgo. Theft, 200 blk N. 7th. Arson, 100 blk E. Wood. More...

W.C. Sheriff's Dept. Report

Larry G. Spence, Sheriff

AUGUST 26 - Burglary of a habitation, continuation of W. Wood Ave. Theft, Circle Dr., Lyford. Theft, E. of U.S. 77 on FM 498, Lyford. Cruelty to animals, 100 blk E. Broadway, Sebastian. Cruelty to animals, 100 blk E. Broadway, Sebastian. More...

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Ramon Salinas, III, Sheriff

AUGUST 23 - Suspicious circumstances - Santa Berta Gate. Agency assist - Garcia St. Welfare concern - Mallory St. AUGUST 24 - Motorist assist - Chandler Rd. Suspicious circumstances - Armstrong. More...

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