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Priests of the sacred Heart ending 42 years of service in Diocese of Brownville

Bishope Daniel Flores of Brownsville will visit Raymondville on Saturday, January 15, to celebrate mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.  The mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. More...

News

New roof for fire-damaged Texas Governor’s Mansion

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The arson- damaged Texas Governor’s Mansion is getting a new roof as part of $ 26 million in renovations.  Project manager Dealey Herndon says restoration officials had some surprises over the front windows.   More...

CRIME OF THE WEEK

City burglaries increasing

Unknown person(s) have been committing burglaries and thefts throughout the city. Willacy County Crime Stoppers warns against purchasing items from individuals who may be going door to door selling stolen items. More...

Lyford Mayor announces for re-election

Lyford Mayor Henry De La Paz told city commissioners Monday evening that he will be a candidate for re-election in the city election in May.  Present to hear the Mayor's statement were city commissioners Ramon Perez, Wally Solis, Joey Mendza, Pa More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association January 6, 2010

Cotton started the New Year off in weak fashion with futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) tumbling Monday. More...

Cotton growing seminar to be held at DeLeon on Jan. 21

DELEON - Until last year, no cotton was planted in Comanche County since 1995, said Whit Weems, Texas AgriLife Extension Service agent for Comanche County.  But the times they are a changing. On Jan. More...

Willacy County Livestock Show Fair & Auction: Queen and Princess Contests!

Mark your calendars! The 2011 Willacy County Livestock Show Fair and Auction will be held Thursday, January 27th - Saturday, January 29th. The event will kick off on Thursday night, Jan. More...

Obituaries

ROBERT LESLIE CLAUNCH

PORT MANSFIELD - Robert Leslie Claunch, 38, of Port Mansfield, TX, went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 8, 2011 in Retama Manor Nursing Home in Raymondville.  He was born September 20, 1972 in Abilene, TX, son of Ronald and Mary (Clark More...

MAGDALENA PEREZ LEAL

Magdalena Perez Leal, 99, passed away on January 7, 2011 in Corpus Christi, TX.  More...

A Letter to Family and Friends,

As his daughter, I would like to extend my deepest apologies on behalf of the Pastor for some know not what they do. An extreme comparison to my father was made the day of his funeral based on an ill- guided misconception of who my father was. More...

“14 IS TOO MANY,” HE SAYS Loya questions number of County holidays

Two new commissioners and a new county judge sat at the table Monday morning in the first county meeting of 2011. More...

Mayor & 2 Commissioners announce re-election plans

The City of Raymondville will elect city officers on May 14, 2011, according to City Manager Eleazar " Yogi" Garcia. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Why do bad things happen?

The news spread like a grassfire as the words flashed across the screen, “Representative critical, Federal Judge and 9 year old girl among the dead.” Here we go again, someone looking for their 30 minutes of fame at the expense of someone More...

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Letters

Dependance on others creates vacuum in lives, reader says

Dear Editor:  More...

B.J.’s awards were deserved, coach says

Dear Editor,  One of our local athletes was recently honored with a national award for his stellar play, hard work and sportsmanship on the football field.  More...

County Lifestyles

Nutrition is our mission at San Perlita I. S. D. Victory Gardens

Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc., The University of Texas- Pan American, Monsanto Fund and San Perlita I.S.D. celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly constructed Victory Gardens at the school grounds.  More...

ACADEMIC 2ND TEAM ALL-STATE AAA FOR THE BEARKATS

(L to R) Justin Duran, Marlow Mungia, Waylon Cortez More...

Girl Scout cookies are here!

Raymondville, Texas. Sunday, January 16th marks the official date of the Girl Scout Cookie Season and the long awaited Cookies are now available! More...

Crime & Courts

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

JANUARY 2 - Fire - Canelo Ranch.  Reckless driver - North County Line.  Suspicious circumstances - Large Rest Area.  JANUARY 3 - Motorist assist - Tullidos Park.  Impounded vehicle - Large Rest Area.  P.O.M. More...

JANUARY 5 - Execution of warrant/harassment by phone, Edgar Alberto Barron, Bus. 77 and Spur 56, Raymondville.  Recovered property, FM 506, Sebastian.  Dog attack, 500 blk W. More...

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