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Candidates file for May elections

The deadline to be placed on the May 14 ballots began Monday for four seats up for grabs with the City of Raymondville.  Mayor Orlando A. More...

News

SUPERSTORES California man killed by rooster at cockfight

DELANO, Calif. More...

‘Superman’ producer released from Mexico hospital

CUERNAVACA, Mexico (AP) - The producer of the Superman films of the 1970s and ‘80s has been released from a Mexican hospital where he was treated for head injuries.  Arturo Torres of the Morelos state medical office says Ilya Salkind left More...

Mexican army rescues 44 kidnapped migrants in Reynosa

MEXICO CITY ( AP) - Mexico's Defense Department says soldiers rescued 44 Guatemalan migrants who had been locked up by kidnappers in a house in the northern city of Reynosa.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

February 10, 2011

For the third time this week, cotton futures contracts hit the newly expanded seven- cent trading limit on Thursday as aggressive buying lifted futures to new record highs. More...

TDA Market Recap Feb. 14, 2011

AUSTIN - For the week ending Feb. 12, feeder cattle auction prices were mostly steady with a few to $5 lower per hundredweight and some to $5 higher as another round of wintry weather reduced receipts at some locations and closed others. More...

Obituaries

SENON “100” POSAS

SAN PERLITA - Senon “100” Posas, 37, passed away Sunday, February 13, 2011 in Raymondville, TX.  Senon was born July 24, 1973 in Harlingen, TX to Juan “Johnny” Posas and Eudalia Nieto.  More...

MARTIN CHAPA

RAYMONDVILLE - Martin Chapa, 40, passed away Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. Martin was born to Angelita Cifuentes July 25, 1970 in Travis City, Michigan.  More...

ESTELLA L. AMBRIZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Estella L. More...

San Perlita man dies in SUV accident; second in two weeks

Two accidents, one of which took the life of a San Perlita man, happened within the last week, authorities said.  Senon Posas, 37, died Sunday following a one vehicle accident close to the cemetery on Texas Highway 186, east of Raymondville.&nbs More...

Plan to build a Holiday Inn Express here by year’s end moves forward

A hotelier is planning to build a Holiday Inn Express in Raymondville and he is looking into the possibility of getting tax abatement from the city.  City Manager Eleazar “ Yogi” Garcia said businessman Vijay Jhaveri, who owns the Su More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Things that upset me

Do you have things that get you upset or have you shaking your head like most of us do? I have a few and it seems like every day I add a few to my list. More...

Day by Day

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Kenedy Co. Sheriff's Dept. Report

FEBRUARY 6 - Controlled burn - Stillman Gate. Motorist assist - Zorrio Gate. Found property - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint. FEBRUARY 7 - Motorist assist - South of Sarita. FEBRUARY 8- Controlled burn - La Paloma Ranch. More...

County Lifestyles

Air Force Airman First Class Ashley N. Tovar

Air Force Airman First Class Ashley N. Tovar graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Photo

2011 WILLACY COUNTY LIVESTOCK SHOW FAIR - Tough Boys Wear Pink; Supporters of Breast Cancer. Shown are Direck Mendoza, Lyford FFA, J. Keith Gonzales, Raymondville FFA. More...

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THE WILLACY GIRL SCOUTS are working on the annual cookie sale. They held their Cookie Kick Off/Pick Up at Nell’s Event Center on Sunday, January 16. More...

Legals

Notice

Due to the ice storm, school was cancelled on Thursday, February 3 and Friday, February 4, 2011. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE

COUNTY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS  FOR HOUSING ASSISTANCE  More...

ANUNCIO PUBLICO

EL CONDADO ACEPTA APLICA ClONES  PARA ASISTANCIA DE VIVIENDAS  More...

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