September 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

DAIRY QUEEN EMPLOYEE SWEEPS UP THE GLASS

Sometime around midnight Monday someone shot out the front window of the Dairy Queen on East Hidalgo Ave. Last month two windows at the United States Post Office were shot out, or broken out. More...

News

Kerrville police shoot homicide suspect dead

KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Kerrville teen suspected of fatally shooting his 20-year-old girlfriend was, himself, fatally shot by Kerrville police. A police statement says officers shot 17-year-old Mario Ramirez about 12:50 a.m. Monday. More...

Bearkats rip Progreso

Raymondville High School's varsity football team is 1-0 in District 32-3A after the Bearkats thumped Progreso 37-21 last Friday. The Bearkats scored first when Bo Moreno threw a 22-yard scoring strike to Skylore Janes. More...

Bulldogs win district opener versus La Feria

Lyford High School's varsity football team slugged out a 24- 12 win in their District 32-3A against La Feria on Friday. Johnny Esparza had a busy night as he completed 22 out of 55 pass attempts for 291 yards, a touchdown and three interceptions. More...

Letters

Abortion STILL in Health Care Plan, reader says

Dear Editor: In his speech before Congress, President Obama claimed that none of what he defines as "federal dollars" would fund abortions under his health care plan. More...

To the kind citizens of Lyford and Raymondville area

We wish to express our deepest gratitude to citizens of Lyford/Raymondville area. On Sunday, Sept. 20, after visiting my daughter in Harlingen and driving back to Victoria, we had car trouble. More...

County Lifestyles

Classic Films of Mexican cinema celebrated with South Texas archives poster exhibits at Sarita

KINGSVILLE - Decades of classic Mexican cinema will be celebrated throughout the month of October, with three different exhibitions devoted to one rich poster collection. More...

Happy 1st Anniversary

James & Priscilla Sosa

Sept. 25, 2009 More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a RHS Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, October 5, 6:30 p.m. at the RHS gym. More...

Crime & Courts

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Ramon Salinas, III, Sheriff

SEPTEMBER 20 - P.O.M. arrest - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. Reckless driver - North of Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. Motorist assist - Exxon Gate. P.O.M. arrest - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. More...

Willacy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Larry G. Spence, Sheriff

SEPTEMBER 23 - Accident, Bulldog Blvd., Lyford. SEPTEMBER 24 - Execution of warrant, Gregory Lee Ramirez, Willacy County Sheriff Dept. Jail. Criminal mischief, 500 blk N. Shore, Port Mansfield. SEPTEMBER 25 - Stalking, San Perlita (area). More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 28 - Criminal mischief (under $50), 900 blk N. 2nd. Assault causing bodily injury, 700 blk W. Riggs. Accident (minor), 10th and Wood. Incident: intoxicated by medication, 100 blk E. Emma Ross Rd. More...

STAKES TO GET HIGHER FOR 8-LINE OPERATORS

City raises License fee to $100 and machine tax to $75 effective Jan. 1

City commissioners had 8- liner gambling machines in mind at their special meeting last night. More...

Santa Monica man on trial for intoxication manslaughter

The trial of Mauro Concepcion Alvarez began in 197th State District Court Tuesday before a jury. Alvarez is being tried in connection with the death of PedroPalomo, 68, of Santa Monica, on March 16, 2007. More...

City police officer loses home to fire

DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR FAMILY

Raymondville Police Officer Cesar Supulveda's family lost their home, furniture and belongings to a raging fire Sunday morning in San Perlita. More...

Article

CELEBRATING NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION MONTH - Raymondville Fire Department has 25 volunteer fire fighters including ( l to r kneeling) Robert Hernandez, D. J. Nieto, (standing l to r) Rolie Longoria, Eric Moreno, Mario Tijerina. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Bright red warning button needed before decisions are made

I was watching the local evening news the other night, and as usual, it was pretty depressing. If it wasn't for ccrime, I don't think there would be any news. More...

The Border: Texas steps up where Washington falls down

During a time when Washington seems more determined than ever to inject itself into the day-to-day lives of everyone in the country, border security is one area - a legitimate federal responsibility - where the federal government has demonstrated a More...

STATE CAPITOL HIGHLIGHTS

Stimulus funds ready for renewable energy installations

AUSTIN - Comptroller Susan Combs announced Sept. 25 that local and state governmental bodies may apply to compete for $30 million in grants from the Distributed Renewable Energy Technology Program. These are federal stimulus funds. More...

Farm & Ranch

NRCS State Conservationist to speak at San Antonio International Farm and Ranch Show

SAN ANTONIO- The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that state conservationist, Don Gohmert, will be speaking on Fri., Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. under the Livestock Track at the San Antonio International Farm and Ranch Show. More...

Grocery prices continue downward trend in Texas

(WACO) - Texas grocery shoppers continue to collect on savings in 2009, according to the latest results from Texas Farm Bureau's Grocery Price Watch. More...

Cotton Market Weekly

September 25, 2009

Late buying from speculative funds pushed futures prices on the International Cotton Exchange (ICE) to six-week highs Thursday with underlying support from uncertainty about the U.S. cotton crop. More...

Obituaries

MARICELA SOLIS

Maricela Solis, 33, was granted her angel wings on Wednesday, September 23, 2009. She went peacefully after prayers said by her family. She was born on November 30, 1975 to Santiago and Sonia Solis in Raymondville, TX. More...

MANUEL F. GARZA

LASARA - Manuel F. Garza, 80, passed away Sunday, September 27, 2009 at his home in Lasara, Tx. A prayers service was held Tuesday, 7 p.m., at Bethel United Methodist Church. More...

JESUS "JESSE" FLORES, JR.

ABILENE - Jesus "Jesse" Flores, Jr., 63, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2009 in Abilene. Funeral mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at St. More...

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