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News

Tarballs from deepwater horizon found on Bolivar and Galveston Island

AUSTIN - Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson today announced the Texas General Land Office’s Oil Spill Prevention and Response Program is working closely with the U.S. More...

Health-related precautions following Hurricane Alex

Health officials are offering the following health-related precautions for people in areas where heavy rains may have occurred as a result of Hurricane Alex.   Mosquitoes   More...

Hurricane Alex may have blessed South Texas crops

McALLEN - If weather cooperates in the coming weeks, Hurricane Alex’s rains may actually benefit South Texas row crops that are now on the brink of harvesting, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel.   More...

County Lifestyles

State Champions

2010 TEXAS ASA 16U ClASS “A” STATE CHAMPIONS - The South Texas Rage Fastpitch Softball Select Team captured the title amongst 26 select teams at Sunrise Optimist Softball Complex in Wichit More...

Trustee Finalizes Leadership Training

(San Antonio) - Lyford CISD trustee Marina Quilantan-Rivera has earned the designation of Master Trustee upon completion of Leadership TASB, a program sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB). More...

Henderson graduates from New York City University

Taylor Page Henderson graduated from New York University in New York City on June 13, 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree. More...

Crime & Courts

Mission man sentenced to 14 years for 33 lbs. of pot

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Toribio Torres, Jr., 35, of Mission, TX, was found guilty by a Willacy County jury comprised of 7 women and 5 men. More...

Georgia man sentenced to 14 years for cocaine possession

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Rosendo Landaverde, 41, of Ellijay, Georgia was found guilty on June 22, 2010 in the 197th District Court and was sentenced to 10 years in the Texas Department of Criminal More...

Police Report Corrected:

Greetings. My name is David Robles, I am a Detective with the Raymondville Police Department. It has been brought to my attention that the Raymondville Police Department Daily Bulletin for June 28, 2010 contains erroneous information.  More...

“Oh, no, not again!”

Hurricane Alex hits Mexico, south of Brownsville, new Tropical Storm forming in Gulf, north of Yucatan

We are barely into the 2010 Hurricane Season which won't come to an end until November.   Last week we missed the first named Hurricane of the year, "Alex".   More...

RISD 2009-2010 school year successful, superintendent says

Despite the obstacles Raymondville Independent School District has faced over the years, including decreased student enrollment and struggling with TAKS at the high school and middle school, the 2009-2010 school year, according to Superintendent Joh More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge “Oh, say does that Star Spangled Banner yet wave...”

Looking at all the flying flags over the weekend got me to thinking about our country’s glorious banner. More...

Farm & Ranch

Year looks good for Texas peach crop

WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) Texas could be heading for a bumper peach crop in 2010 after several years of so- so yields because of poor weather conditions, experts said. More...

Paul calls again for curb on farm subsidies

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) Republican U.S. More...

Obituaries

ALBERT SIMO

LYFORD - Albert Simo, 90, of Lyford, TX, entered into rest Wednesday, June 30, 2010 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.   More...

LEXUS ANN ROSALES

RAYMONDVILLE - Lexus Ann Rosales, 17, of Raymondville, entered into rest Monday, June 28, 2010 in Harlingen Medical Center.   She was born on July 8, 1992 in Harlingen, daughter of Phillip Michael Rosales and Rosalinda Trevino Alvarez.   More...

In Loving Memory of

Adolfo Lopez

Though his smile is gone forever, and his hand we cannot touch, still we have so many memories of the one we loved so much. His memory is our keepsake with which we’ll never part. God has him in His keeping, we have him in our hearts. More...

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