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News

Soto arraigned for public lewdness

The Public Works Director for the City of Raymondville was arraigned last week on a public lewdness charge.  Joel Soto, who has been suspended with pay since November 2010, went before Judge John Gonzales who set a pretrial date for March 21 of More...

Texas law officers criticize immigration bills

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas police chiefs and sheriffs visited the Capitol to decry potential Arizona- type legislation that would require them to enforce federal immigration law.  More...

44 roosters seized in raid

TYLER, Texas (AP) - The Humane Society of the United States provided information to the Smith County Sheriff ’s Department that led to a cockfighting raid in Tyler.  More...

County Lifestyles

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SPREADING WARMTH FOR VETERANS - The Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 6719 in Raymondville donated fleece throws to Veterans residents of the Raymondville Retama Manor in January. More...

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ALUMNI GAME FRIDAY SCORE - Alumni 10, Kat’s 5. More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

FEBRUARY 21 - Arrested: One male juvenile, possession of marijuana, under 2 oz., in a drug free zone. Arrested: Roy Almanza, Jr., possession of marijuana, under 2 oz., in a drug free zone. More...

District Clerk’s Report

Suits filed:  National Collegiate Student Loan Trust 2004-2 A Delware Statutory Trust( s) vs Debra Cavazos - debt.  In the matter of the marriage of David Amaya and Claudia Amaya - divorce.  In the matter of marriage of Maria Louisa Mu More...

Board tells businessman to provide better plan for hotel project

A Harlingen businessman interested in building a new hotel in Raymondville was told Tuesday to come back with a detailed plan on what he wants to do.  Vijay Hjaveri, who wants to build a $5 million Holiday Inn Express, is seeking tax abatements More...

VTCI plans to tackle 3 projects in local communities

Valley Telephone Cooperative Inc. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

The 82nd Legislative Session has begun

It’s that time of year and things around Austin get very busy. There are hearings to attend on proposed legislation, or proposed cuts, and everything is important to different people with different occupations. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

Cotton hits all time high -$2 per lb.

For the first time in history, cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) topped $2 per pound as accelerating global growth boosted de- mand for garments manufactured in China, the world's largest cotton consumer and importer, amid More...

Watermelon planting gets under way

It’s the middle of February and some farmers are busily planting crops they hope will reap some economic benefits.   Among them is Dana Kiefer, a Lasara resident who is following a tradition of growing foodstuffs for the consumers world. More...

Obituaries

ROBERTO L. SALINAS, SR.

September 5, 1926 - February 6, 2011

Our loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and brother passed away on February 6, 2011. Known to his friends as “Beto” he was born in Raymondville, TX to Walle and Antonio Salinas. More...

In Loving Memory of Frank J. Salazar

Aug. 1, 1939 - Feb. 25, 2008 Third Year Anniversary

We love you dearly. We miss your guidance, let us remember what you stood for and who you wanted us to be. Help bring us together and take care of my Mom from above. Love you, Dad.  FROM,  The Salazar Family   More...

In Loving Memory of Adolfo Ramirez, Sr.

Happy Birthday 2/ 22/ 49

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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