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Multi million dollar lawsuit against tire company goes to local jury today

For the past week a jury of 10 women and 2 men has heard testimony in 197th State District Court concerning a fatal traffic accident in December, 2006. More...

News

New homestead exemption offers relief for disabled veterans

Texas state government is doing the right thing by offering a new tax exemption to a group that truly deserves our respect: disabled U.S. military veterans. More...

WILLACY CRIME STOPPERS HOLD DINNER MEETING

Local Crime Stoppers met for dinner Tuesday evening and heard a message from Roy Padilla of the Pharr Crime Stoppers. He offered ideas on ways to make the local program more effective. More...

California ranch worker leaves fortune to farm bureau

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) The Humboldt County Farm Bureau has nearly $1 million more in its endowment fund, thanks to the generosity of a former ranch worker. More...

Farm & Ranch

Fences keep our feral hog moochers at deer feeders; let deer pass

OVERTON - Farmers and ranchers may be inadvertently aiding and abetting one of their worst enemies, the feral hog, by providing supplemental feed for white-tailed deer and other wildlife, said a Texas AgriLife Extension Service wildlife expert. More...

Cotton Market Weekly

Despite a week of slower trading, cotton futures prices on the International Cotton Exchange (ICE) rose within the recent trading range Thursday with support from a strong weekly export sales report from USDA. More...

TDA Market Recap

AUSTIN - (Sept. 8, 2009) For the week ending Sept. 5, 2009, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly $2 to $4 lower per hundredweight compared to a week earlier. The fall run of feeder cattle coming off pastures is beginning. More...

Crime & Courts

Crime of the Week

On August 16 unknown person(s) committed criminal mischief to the United States PostalService Office, located at 705 E. Hidalgo Ave. by shattering one of the front glass windows. R.P.D. Case #09-1512. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 7 - Incident - child custody, 200 blk W. Durango. Theft, 300 blk W. Durham. Theft, over $50, 300 blk W. Yturria. SEPTEMBER 6 - Burglary of vehicle x2, 300 blk E. Hidalgo. Criminal mischief, 700 blk N. 9th. More...

W.C. Sheriff's Dept. Report

Larry G. Spence, Sheriff

SEPTEMBER 2 - Criminal trespass, Tamezville, Lasara. Civil matter, Goyo Garcia Rd. Harassment by phone, 300 blk W. Main, Lyford. SEPTEMBER 3 - Theft, FM 2845 and FM 490. Civil matter, E. 6th St., Lasara. More...

Voters to choose new Municipal Judge in November 3 Special Election

A special election on November 3 will be held to fill the unexpired term of Municipal Judge Hector "Tiger" Huerta who died last month. More...

Bearkats get first 'W', Bulldogs crush MMA

BEARKATS Raymondville High School's varsity football team came from behind and won their first game of the season when Skylore Janes ran 20 yards for the winning score in overtime to seal a 20-14 win over the Kingsville Brahmas at Javelina Stadiu More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Talking jails - big and small

It was just about four years ago that we moved to our new jail and Sheriff's Office and we were all pleased that our jail facility was going to double in size. We went from being able to hold 48 inmates to the current size of 96 beds. More...

YOUR WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

(09/13 - 09/19)

ARIES: MARCH 21 - APRIL 20 You can't be there for people who refuse to be there for themselves. If this is a waste of time, don't kid them or yourself about how much you care. Leave it alone. This was never meant to turn into your problem. More...

Letters

Reader wants burn ban cancelled

Editor, I would like to know why the burn ban has not been lifted, at least temporarily. Cameron County lifted its burn ban more than two weeks ago after a few rain showers. More...

County Lifestyles

Winter Wonderland Miss Beauty Pageant

The Winter Wonderland Miss Beauty Pageant will be held Sunday, November 22, at the Raymondville High School Auditorium in Raymondville. Beauty competition for Infant Miss and Baby Miss will start at 10 a.m. More...

Obituaries

MARIA PERLA CRUZ

ENNIS, TX - Maria Perla Cruz, 78, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2009 at Baylor Hospital of Dallas surrounded by her family. Maria was born November 13, 1930 to Elias T. and Maria C. (Chavez) Garcia in Raymondville, Texas. More...

DR. RICHARD C. ROBBINS, D.D.S.

Dr. Richard C. Robbins, D.D.S., passed away August 26, 2009. A memorial service will be held at the Raymondville Church of Christ on September 12, 2009 at 11 a.m. † † † More...

BARBARA ANN EZELL

Barbara Ann Ezell, 55, Raymondville resident passed away Sunday, September 6, 2009 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. Barbara Ann was born on August 27, 1954 to William James and Lida Hall in Troy, New York. More...

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