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Graffiti causes concern among some city leaders

The problem Raymondville has with graffiti seems to get worse and a commissioner wants to know how the city is dealing with that. More...

Gas Thieves Sentenced for theft at RISD bus barn

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announces today that Arturo Martinez, 33, and Jonathan Mesa, 23, both of Raymondville, TX, were found guilty of stealing gas from the Raymondville I.S.D. More...

Torres & Garcia sentenced for Cocaine dealing

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announces today that Edward Torres, 25, and Joey Garcia, 30, both of Raymondville, TX were found guilty of Possession of a Controlled Substance. More...

Farm & Ranch

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WATERMELON SEASON has begun in Willacy County and in other parts of the Rio Grande Valley so make sure to grab one or two of the succulent fruit grown locally. More...

Cotton Market Weekly April 28, 2011

Cotton futures prices were in a "free fall" to a three- month low this week on concerns about weakening demand and lower prices in China. Old-crop futures contracts took the brunt of the pressure. More...

TDA Market Recap May 2, 2011

AUSTIN - For the week ending April 30, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were $5 lower to $8 higher per hundredweight compared to a week ago as markets continue to fluctuate in response to volatile grain prices, lower fed cattle and beef markets More...

Obituaries

PEDRO “PETE” S. MUNGUIA

RAYMONDVILLE - Pedro “Pete” S. Munguia, 84, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Sunday, April 24, 2011 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born on December 14, 1926 in Sarita, TX, son of Pedro F. More...

ABEL S. GARCIA

Abel S. Garcia, 77, passed away April 27, 2011 at Sunshine Haven Nursing Facility in Olmito, TX. Abel was born November 10, 1933 in San Manuel, TX to Alfonso and Juana (Salinas) Garcia.  More...

EVE GRIFFIN

SUGAR LAND/RAYMONDVILLE - This world has lost a beautiful soul, but Heaven has gained an angel. More...

Legals

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CITATION BY PUBLICATION

CLERK OF THE COURT: Gilbert Lozano 546 W. Hidalgo Ave. Raymondville, TX 78580 PLAINTIFF'S ATTORNEYS: MATT HADCOCK HOOVER SLOVACEK LLP 5847 San Felipe, Suite 2200 Houston, Texas 77057-3918 THE STATE OF TEXAS NOTICE TO DEFENDANTS: "You have been sued. More...

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LGC uses rainy day fund to make $141,000 payment on County jail

When Willacy County Sheriff Larry Spence pushed the idea of having a new jail back in 2004, he envisioned a money making facility for years to come.  But seven years later, the jail is not getting the money it was supposed to be making largely b More...

Small Business Incubator gets first tenant

The business incubator at the Raymondville Rural Technical Skills Training Center wasn’t hatching anything up until recently.  The center, which opened its doors last year, has spaces for up to five tenants wanting to get their business of More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge Don’t forget Mom... She never forgets you

Here we are in May again already and that is the month when a lot is happening. First of all we start off with the annual National Day of Prayer on the first Thursday of May, which this year is quickly followed by Mother’s Day. More...

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Seeds From The Sower

A soap manufacturer made his first million, and a reporter asked, “To what do you attribute your success?”  “To clean living,” he answered. More...

County Lifestyles

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A GRADUATION LUNCHEON was held in honor of Elizabeth Fambrough at Cheddar’s in Brownsville on Saturday, April 30. Hosted by Charlene Fambrough, Kim Fambrough-Williams and Jamie Kirman-Morris. More...

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RICHARD AND RUTH SMITH of Aberdeen, Maryland celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a mass at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church celebrated by Father Juan Victor Heredia. More...

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DILLON BURNS was inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society chapter at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX on April 17, 2011. More...

Crime & Courts

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RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MAY 2 - Arrested: Erathina Mendez, failure to identify, resisting arrest, assault on peace officer.  Arrested: Noelia Seals, retaliation and resisting arrest, 400 blk W. Lopez.  Harassment, 700 blk N. 5th.  Harassment, 700 blk W. More...

Kenedy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

APRIL 24 - Accident (minor) Armstrong, no injuries.  Welfare concern - Norias Ranch.  P.O.C.S. arrest - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.  Motorist assist - South Bridge.  APRIL 25 - Fire - Rudolph Tower.  More...

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