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Willacy County EDC one step closer to become a reality

Creating a Willacy County Economic Development Corp. is a step closer to becoming a dream come true for County Judge John F. More...

News

Ohio man challenging law on teasing police dogs

MASON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio man charged with teasing a police dog by barking at it had his constitutional right to free speech violated, his attorney said.  Ryan J. More...

Ariz. sheriff seeks votes on ‘Mugshot of the Day’

PHOENIX ( AP) - The Arizona sheriff known for dressing inmates in pink underwear and feeding them green baloney is inviting people to choose the most popular jail booking photos posted on his website.  More...

Mexican troops kill 10 gunmen in Veracruz

VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) - Troops on Tuesday clashed with gunmen trying to establish a base in a city in eastern Mexico, killing 10 alleged assailants, the state government said.  More...

Farm & Ranch

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SORGHUM FIELD looks in good shape just south of Raymondville, but area farmers said several inches of rain are needed right now, not when harvesting gets under way later on. More...

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Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association

April 21, 2011   Ahead ofthe market holiday on Good Friday, cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) continued to work lower in lackadaisical trading even after several modest attempts to push to the upside.  More...

Crime & Courts

Kenedy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

APRIL 10 - Warrant arrest - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint, Mosleh, Omar.  Motorist assist - Buckhorn.  Agency assist - Kenedy County Sheriff’s Office.  Warrant arrest - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint, Cortez, Juan.  APRIL More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 25 - Accident, 100 blk S. 7th.  Assault causing bodily injury, 100 blk E. Van Eaton.  Incident: found property, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  Lost property, 400 blk W. Hidalgo.  Aggravated assault w/deadly weapon, 700 blk W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

APRIL 21 - Execution of warrant/possession of a controlled substance, Adan Israel Arrambide, Willacy County Sheriff Dept. More...

Legals

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

MTC-WCRDF is accepting proposals for the operation of vending machines on site. Submit proposals no later than 5/26/11 to MTCWCRDF, ATTN: Deborh Rodriguez, 1601 Buffalo Dr., Raymondville, Tx 78580, or email Deborah.Rodriguez@mtctrains.com.   More...

Two Willacy County peace officers resign

Recently, Willacy County Precinct 1 Constable Victor Flores moved to Rio Hondo and has been commuting to his job here.  Flores’ place of residence has been a sort of headache for county officials since elected officials are supposed to liv More...

Su Clinica Familiar in the midst of expansion project

A $1.6 million project for a new pharmacy and other improvements at Su Clinica Familiar in Raymondville is under construction and could be completed later this year.  The health care facility that concentrates its efforts on preventive medicine More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Austin City Limits

We recently returned from the trip to Austin where Wlllacy County was honored in the House and the Senate with resolutions declaring it "Willacy County Day" at the Capitol. More...

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County Lifestyles

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THE RAYMONDVILLE BOYS QUALIFIED for the Regional Golf Tournament held at Gabe Lozano Golf Course in Corpus Christi. More...

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SAN PERLITA ISD CELEBRATED EARTH DAY (April 22) by planting Citrus Trees in their Victory Garden. More...

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FORMER RAYMONDVILLE RESIDENT, Kyle McLeroy, senior at Cypress Ranch High School has committed to play basketball this fall at The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, TX. More...

Obituaries

ANN H. RAINWATER

PHARR - Ann Rainwater died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on April 22, 2011. She was born on July 18, 1937 in Chillicothe, TX, she was raised and went to school in Raymondville. More...

JACQUELINE BROOK ROBERTS

RAYMONDVILLE - Jacqueline Brook Roberts, 78, passed away 20, 2011 at home, surrounded by her family. Jacqueline was born to Clovis R. More...

EARL JOSEPH HERDEGEN

Earl Joseph Herdegen, age 88, of Raymondville, TX (formerly of Elk River, MN) passed away on April 18, 2011 in Raymondville. Earl was born on October 30, 1922, in Grand Forks, ND to Frank and Alida ( Fortin) Herdegen. More...

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