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News

Food prices fall in final quarter of 2009

As Texans look ahead to what the New Year may hold, food prices should be one less of a concern than they were a year ago.   More...

Texas population up to 24.8 million, gain of 478,000 this year

WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas is the nation’s fastest-growing state by the numbers with a population of about 24.8 million. More...

Bus offers special view of Texas wildlife refuge

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - For 15 miles Bayside Drive at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge winds through grasslands interspersed with brush, a waterside confection for nature lovers. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

December 31, 2009

On the tail of a rally in China's futures market, cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) rose Monday. More...

TDA Market Recap January 4, 2010

AUSTIN - For the week ending Jan. 2, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions are not available as all the locations covered by TDA Market News were closed for the New Year’s holiday. More...

Obituaries

JUANITA V. GONZALES

Juanita V. Gonzales, 83 years old, was called home to the kingdom of Heaven by our savior Jesus Christ Thursday, December 31, 2009.   She was born June 24, 1926, in Raymondville, TX to Higninio, Sr. and Tiburcia Lopez Villarreal. More...

VICENTE GARCIA

Vicente Garcia, 88, passed away Friday, January 1, 2010 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and close friends.   Vicente was born on July 15, 1921 in Los Ramones, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Ramon Garcia and Petra Moreno de Garcia. More...

ROY N. ALMANZA

Roy N. Almanza, Sr., 41, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2010 at his home in Raymondville, Tx. A prayer service will be held Wednesday, 7 p.m., at Duddlesten Chapel. Chapel service will be held Thursday, January7, at 1 p.m. More...

5-Candidates jump into County Judge race

WILLACY COUNTY JUDGE   More...

Near freezing lows expected Thurs. & Friday

Cold, wet weather is headed our way and temperatures in Raymondville could hit lows of 34 degrees on Thursday and Friday mornings. A high of 50 is predicted for Thursday but the high is expected to be only 38 on Friday.   More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Raising children while teaching responsibility

There is a lot of talk and concern about our youngsters today and the problems they become involved in and can we avoid them in the future. I think if we start early in trying to teach them responsibility we can be successful. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Power given to the government is power lost to the individual citizen, Shuey says

That everyone have a comfortable house, be well fed, clothed, and taken care of; have their family about them, and in sickness have the best medical aid available; have a sure and comfortable retreat in old age; and during the whole of life to be fr More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

In response to comments concerning Lopez County Road

Mr. Guerra, More...

County Lifestyles

60th Wedding Anniversary-

Mr. & Mrs. George Galster

“Winter Texans,” George and Betty Galster, of Evansville, Indiana, will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on January 9, 2010 with family and friends.   More...

Article

PEDRO TAGLE, JR. (SSG) has served two tours in Iraq (Iraqi Freedom), 1 Kosovo, 1 Columbia. Tagle is stationed at Fort Hood, TX, 584th Eng. Co. 20th Eng. BN. He is leaving Jan. More...

Your Weekly Horoscope

(01/10 - 01/16)

ARIES: MARCH 21 - APRIL 20 Sometimes we say No to things because we're afraid to open up to them. It would be good if you could get a rain check on this one because it looks to me like you just pushed away what you want more than anything.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 4 - Assault by threat, 500 blk W. Durango.   Incident: vehicle fire, 300 blk W. Yturria.   Criminal mischief, 300 blk N. 6th.   Criminal mischief, 400 blk E. Exchange.   Theft, under $50, 700 blk W. White. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

Larry G. Spence, Sheriff

DECEMBER 30 - Criminal mischief, 600 blk Bay Shore, Port Mansfield.   Civil matter, Delfina St., Lyford.   Burglary of a habitation, 700 blk W. Harbor, Port Mansfield.   Accident, Port South, Port Mansfield. More...

Crime of the Week

On 1-2-10 unknown person(s) committed a burglary at 464 W. Durham St. More...

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