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Bass Pro Shop to open Harlingen store in 2011, expected to be tourist magnet for South Texas & Northern Mexico

HARLINGEN - Bass Pro Shops, America's most popular outdoor store, continues its retail growth with the announcement they will open their 57th destination outdoor superstore in Harlingen, Texas.   More...

News

Fort Worth police officer charged with pot possession

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A Fort Worth police officer has been charged with marijuana possession after he was allegedly seen smoking the drug in his patrol car. More...

Health Briefs

Restless Legs Syndrome: No Joke for Sufferers

MADISON. Wis. - Some people think that restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a joke, not an actual medical condition.   Not so, says Dr. Stephen Barczi, a physician who specializes in sleep disorders at the University of Wisconsin- Madison.   More...

Texas halts request to trademark ‘The Alamo’

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The state of Texas has temporarily halted a request to register a trademark of “The Alamo.”   The Daughters of the Republic of Texas is seeking trademark rights to create a line of official Alamo merchandise. More...

County Lifestyles

Indoor picnic at First United Methodist Church

It has probably been a long time since you’ve considered having an old-fashioned picnic to celebrate anything! More...

BAPTISMS AT OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE

On Sunday afternoon May 2, 2010 Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church welcomed 31 new Catholic Christians into the church. Pictured above with Deacon Juan Gonzales are the children, Parents and Padrinos. More...

Article

RAYMONDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL - FALLEN ANGELS COMMITTEE hosted a BBQ plate sale Saturday at the Raymondville Golf Course to raise money for the South Texas Lupus Foundation in memory of Janette Hernandez who died May 30, 2008.   More...

Crime & Courts

Crime of the Week

Numerous residences and business are being burglarized throughout the county and city. More...

District Clerk’s Report

Suits filed:   In the matter of Beatriz Padron Carranza vs Jose Luis Carranza, Application for protective order.   State of Texas vs Jose A. Guajardo, Not Guilty Bail Bonds, and Guillermo Riojas, Judgement NISI. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MAY 3 - Accident, 1st and Gem.   Criminal mischief, 300 blk E. FM 3168.   Arrested: Daniel Hernandez, assault causing bodily injury (FV), 500 blk FM 3168.   Theft, under $50, 400 blk W. Hidalgo.   Graffiti, 300 blk E. More...

Willacy EMS suing building contractor

Willacy County EMS has filed a lawsuit against the contractor who remodeled the old auto dealership building they recently moved into on South 7th St.   The lawsuit was filed on April 30, 2010 by Willacy County EMS, Inc. More...

Lyford voters to elect commissioners on Saturday

Voters in many Texas cities, including Lyford, will go to the polls on Saturday, May 8 to elect city officials.   Raymondville will not have a city election this year.   Voting will take place in Lyford from 7 a.m. More...

Lady Bulldogs to face Hondo in playoffs

LYFORD - Lyford High School's varsity softball team (District 32-3A Champions) will face Hondo in a three game series in the area round of the playoffs to be held in Calallen this Friday and Saturday. Game One is at 7 p.m. on Friday. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

God Couldn't Be Everywhere, So He Created Mothers

I believe it was Abraham Lincoln that said, "All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother." Another quote attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson says, "People are what their mothers make them? More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Immigration or discrimination?

Immigration Reform has been a long and tedious problem that will not go away. This is not only applicable to our Spanish Speaking from south of the border but of many other peoples that have come here for the American dream.   More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

April 29, 2010

After closing at the highest levels in two years on April 23, cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) closed lower four consecutive days as speculators exited positions over concerns about whether recent higher prices were justi More...

Many turtles dying on Texas Gulf Coast

HIGH ISLAND, Texas (AP) - More than 30 dead turtles have been found stranded on beaches south of Houston since the beginning of April. More...

Fire at farm kills dozens of dairy cows

EVANS MILLS, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say more than 80 cows have been killed in a barn fire at a northern New York dairy farm.   Fire officials in Jefferson County say the blaze broke out around 10 p.m. More...

Obituaries

JUANITA FLORES

ABILENE - Juanita Flores, 71, passed away Friday, April 16, 2010 in Abilene. Her funeral mass was celebrated April 19 at St. Vincent Pallotti Catholic Church, 2525 Westview with burial following in the Garden of Memories at Elmwood Memorial Park. More...

LEONEL SALINAS

Leonel Salinas, 77, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Sunday, May 2, 2010 at Valley Baptist Medical Center. He was born in Raymondville on November 14, 1932, son of the late Antonio and Clarita (Reyna) Salinas. More...

JOSE MARIA SALDANA

LYFORD - Jose Maria Saldana, 83, of Lyford, TX, entered into rest Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at his resi- dence. He was born on December 7, 1926 in Lyford, TX, son of the late Juan and Natalia (Sosa) Saldana. More...

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