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Air Force Band to give free performance here

The thought of the United States Air Force does not initially spark relation to music. However, United States Air Force Band of the West goal is to serve our country with music. More...

Texas has its QB of the future

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - A few inches taller than Colt McCoy and with a bit more zip on his passes, Garrett Gilbert was all set to take over as quarterback at Texas in 2010.   September 2010, that is.   More...

Family of slain Texas inmate reaches settlement

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The family of a man beaten to death at a privately run south Texas lockup has settled for an undisclosed amount with the prison operator, warden and insurers.   More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

January 7, 2010

U.S. cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) charged to a 16-month high Monday as strong fundamentals sent funds in to buy the soft commodity. More...

TDA Market Recap Jan. 11, 2010

AUSTIN - For the week ending Jan. 9, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly steady to $3 higher per hundredweight compared to pre-holiday sales. More...

Obituaries

HIGINIO G. CANTU

LA MARQUE, TX - Higinio G. Cantu 85, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2010 at Mainland Medical Center. He was born on March 4, 1924 in Mercedes, TX to Sabas Cantu Sr. and Francisca Garcia Cantu. More...

GABRIELA DELGADO

SAN PERLITA - Gabriela Delgado, 70, passed away with her husband and loving family by her bedside on Wednesday, January 6, 2009. More...

MANUEL MACIAS

ROBSTOWN - Manuel Macias, 59, went to be at peace on Sunday, January 10, 2010. He was born on May 23, 1950 in Robstown, Texas to Ambrocio and Carolina Gutierrez Macias. More...

County to pay Cameron County $50,000 for prosecuting 10 Guerra murder cases

It’s been a year since Juan Guerra was the Willacy County & District Attorney but the current District Attorney, Bernard Ammerman is still cleaning up after him.   More...

City hopes to build a new police station with $1.3 million grant from USDA

The Raymondville police station has had a leaky roof for 30 years despite many attempts to have it repaired. When it rains water runs down the interior walls of the offices ruing paper work and evidence.   More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Making the most of 2010 and your life

I was talking with a young man the other day about the new year and how it’s a chance for a new start if one is trying to get away from old habits and lifestyles. More...

Only 545 People run USA, and created the mess we are in!

Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them.   Have you ever wondered, if both the Democrats and the Republicans are against deficits, WHY do we have deficits? More...

This is your grandfather’s global warming

Cold temperatures have gripped much of the Lone Star State this past week and in fact, much of the nation. A low of 8 degrees was recorded in Waco Saturday morning, where temperatures were below freezing for three days. More...

County Lifestyles

Local Artist painting becomes cover of upcoming Book

“It’s Still Me” - the story of three bald dolls

MCALLEN, Texas - An artist knows he or she has reached a career pinnacle when their painting graces the cover of a book. Judee Koester-Soendker, an artist living in Raymondville, Texas, has recently experienced this milestone in her life.  More...

Award winning family singers featured

First Baptist - The awardwinning Link Family will be performing at First Baptist Church this Sunday, January 17th at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. More...

Article

THE 2009 CANTU FAMILY REUNION was held Dec. 22-24. 150 plus family members attended the reunion from Texas, Washington and California and enjoyed the holidays and event in the Raymondville area.   More...

Crime & Courts

Crime of the week

R. P. D. Case # 10-0071 On 01-12-2010, at 3:00A.M. an attempted murder occurred on the 300 Blk. of N. 5th St. Alfredo Guadalupe Gonzales, Pablo Hernandez, Reynaldo Acosta Jr., and Andrew Garza are sought in connection with attempted murder.   More...

Kenedy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

Ramon Salinas, III, Sheriff

DECEMBER 27 - Motorist assist - Yturria Ranch.   Found property - Yturria Ranch.   Suspicious circumstances - Sarita.   Routine patrol - Turcotte St.   P.O.M. arrest - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 11 - Burglary of a habitation, criminal mischief, 400 blk N. 5th.   Theft, over $50, under $500, 700 blk N. 7th.   Accident, 200 blk W. Kimball.   Theft, 900 blk E. Hidalgo. More...

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