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Amnesty for traffic tickets gets good results in Lyford

More than $ 6,000 in outstanding fines were collected during a traffic fine amnesty held recently in Lyford.  Municipal Judge Becky Sanchez told the city commission during Monday’s meeting that the program was a success.  “We co More...

News

Chamber to sponsor Freedom Food Drive

Saturdays Cupcakery has approached the Raymondville Chamber of Commerce about cosponsoring a local food drive for the Willacy County area. More...

House passes stricter abortion rules for hospitals

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) - A conservative lawmaker has succeeded in tacking an antiabortion rule onto a fiscal matters bill.   More...

Wacha pitches Texas A&M past FSU, into CWS

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. More...

Letters

Pray for peace, Suarez says

Letters: Pray for peace, Suarez says  “If everyone in the world were as peaceful as butterflies, there would be no arguments, no fights and no wars.”   - Maricela Urbiola-Suarez P.S. Please, pray for peace in the world   More...

County Lifestyles

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RECKLESS from Sebastian Pony Express, Pinto Division won 1st place in the 1st Invational All-Star Tournament held during the week of June 8-11, 2011 in Rio Hondo. More...

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THE SEBASTIAN PONY EXPRESS ALL-STARS (PONY DIVISION) placed 1st in the First Invitational Tournament held in La Feria this past weekend (June 10-12). More...

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NOE AND ELVA GONZALES of Raymondville recently went to Austin, TX to attend the University of Texas Graduation ceremony of their daughter-in-law, Aida Gonzales. More...

Crime & Courts

Kenedy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

JUNE 5 - Found property - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.  JUNE 6- Suspicious circumstances - Paistle Gate.  JUNE 7- Traffic violation - La Parra Rd.  JUNE 8 - Suspicious circumstances - Large Rest Area  More...

DISTRICT CLERK’S REPORT

Suits filed:  In re: The Estate of Isabel Espinoza, Sr., Deceased - Probate will.  In the matter of Alma Salazar vs Leroy Salazar - application for protective order.  Department of Family & Protective Services vs Elizabeth Hinojosa More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JUNE 13 - Theft, over $50, under $ 500, 500 blk W. Raymond.  Stalking, 100 blk E. Exp. 77.  Harassment by phone, 700 blk W. San Francisco.  Assault causing bodily injury, 300 blk W. More...

City Commission approves fireworks for July 4 celebration

Fireworks will light up the Raymondville skies during the upcoming July 4 celebration.  The city’s board of commissioners approved waiving a fireworks ordinance for that day during Tuesday’s meeting.  The celebration will take p More...

Federal judge dismisses Guerra’s lawsuit against city and county

A lawsuit filed by Juan Angel Guerra against the city of Raymondville and Willacy was dismissed by a federal judge in Brownsville.  A final judgment in the civil action suit was by signed on June 2 by U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen.  More...

CCA target of wrongful death lawsuit

A wrongful death lawsuit seeking an unspecified amount of money was filed in 197th State District Court on June 9, on behalf of the parents of a Houston inmate who died following an asthma attack.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Seeds From The Sower

When the West was wild, a rancher went to town for supplies. More...

Behind the Badge

Thinking About Dad’s Day

Whenever I get around to thinking about Father's Day, fond memories come to mind. I think of playing catch with my Dad as a child. We both had a love for baseball that helped to cement our relationship as father and son. More...

Seeds From The Sower

Some mountain climbers attempted to scale the Matterhorn.  One narrow passage was dangerously steep. Just as they rounded a sharp curve an angry gust of wind swept down upon them.  "Get down on your knees," cried the guide. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

Cotton futures prices reversed course on Thursday, and July cotton posted a limit, sixcent advance after four preceding sessions pulled the front month down 19 cents. More...

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HARVESTING SORGHUM a combine is seen on a field along the Expressway 77 south of Lyford. More...

TDA Market Recap - June 13, 2011

AUSTIN - For the week ending June 11, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were mixed, from $5 lower to $5 higher per hundredweight. More...

Obituaries

MANUEL MATA

RAYMONDVILLE - Manuel Mata, 76, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011 at his residence in Raymondville. Manuel was born June 20, 1934 in San Benito, TX to Timoteo and Maria (Rodriguez) Mata. More...

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WATER SYSTEM CONSUMER  CONFIDENCE REPORT   More...

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