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Second Chances

I'm a firm believer in second chances. 1 know over the years that I have had a few myself. We all make mistakes in life, the question is, do we learn from them? More...

Grenade explosion injures 16 at Mexican bar

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) Mexican authorities say at least 16 people have been injured by a grenade that exploded at a bar in the resort city of Puerto Vallarta. More...

STATEWIDE CRACKDOWN ON DRUNK DRIVING UNDERWAY

Law Enforcement working overtime through Labor Day

AUSTIN, TX - From now through Sept. More...

County Lifestyles

Villegas-Ipekisleyen

Mr. and Mrs. Dario Villegas are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ana Maria Villegas, to Abdurrahman Ipekisleyen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mehmet Ipekisleyen. The couple is planning a Spring wedding. 35-1TP   More...

Jo Stone honored with named scholarship

Chapter AQ of P.E.O. Sisterhood recently donated funds to establish the Jo Stone Cottey College Scholarship Fund. The P.E.O. Foundation manages over 848 funds which are awarded to further educational opportunities for women.   More...

FATHER AGLAYDE RAFAEL VEGA

is pictured celebrating his birthday on Sunday, August 29th at St. Martin of Tours parish hall with parishioners from Prince of Peace, Santa Monica and St. Martin's. More...

Bulldogs surprise with win over Hebbronville, will meet Port Isabel in home opener, Friday

The young Bulldogs kicked off their season by defeating host Hebbronville 21-8 on Friday.   C.J. Moreno threw touchdown passes to Edward Castillo (32 yards) and to David Chavez (29 yards). Jacob Esparza scored on a three-yard run.   More...

Letters

This is not the time for raises, reader says

Editor, WTF?! Sales tax receipts are down, the economy is in deep recession and business is slow. People are losing property and homes for unpaid taxes. Property taxes are going up, the politicans are giving themselves a pay increase! More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association August 26, 2010

After a week of trading lower, cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) pushed to new highs on the heels of a strong export sales report, stronger U.S. monthly consumption figures, and firmer outside markets. More...

Wash. apple growers expect new tariff to hurt

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Washington apple growers are going to take an estimated $44 million hit this year from a new Mexican tariff, another chapter in an ongoing trade dispute that has already hurt cherry and pear growers. More...

TPWD sets waterfowl seasons; outlook bright

SAN ANTONIO - The stage is set for what could be one of the better waterfowl hunting seasons in recent years and Texas hunters will be able to take full advantage with a 74-day season and six bird daily bag limit. More...

Obituaries

ROBERT “BOB” SMITH

McALLEN - Robert “Bob” Smith, age 59, of McAllen, Texas passed away after an automobile accident on August 25, 2010.   More...

ROLANDO C. GARCIA

HARLINGEN - Rolando C. Garcia, 54, of Harlingen, TX, entered into rest Sunday, August 22, 2010.   He was born on December 2, 1955, son of Oscar M. and Hortencia (Caballero) Garcia.   More...

JULIAN TALMADGE MAYO

Julian Talmadge Mayo was born in the Toole Community on July 2, 1920, Henderson County, Texas. He went home to be with his Lord on August 28, 2010 at the age of 90 years.  More...

Crime & Courts

District Clerk’s Report

Suits filed:   The State of Texas vs 2000 Chevy pickup, MXLP: WJ29277, VIN #1GCEC19T1YZ256767, and all contents, seizure and intended forfeiture.   Rafael D. More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

AUGUST 30 - Found property, 400 blk E. Sunset.   Criminal mischief, 600 blk S. 6th.   AUGUST 29 - Unauthorized use of motor vehicle, 800 blk S. Washington.   Assault causing bodily injury, dating violence, 400 blk W. Harris. More...

Kenedy county Sheriff's Dept. Report

August 22 - Motorist Assist - Little Park.   Found Property - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.   Agency Assist - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. More...

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