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One dead, two injured at gas well accident north of town

A 23-year-old man from Goliad and two others were injured in a blast at a natural gas well on a ranch north of Raymondville.  The victim was identified as Ronnie Wise and authorities are investigating the cause of the accident that reportedly to More...

Death of local man ruled as accidental fall

The death of Raymondville resident Daniel Zallar has been ruled an accident, police said.  Zallar was found on a lot along Sunset Street the morning of Thursday, Aug. More...

News

Workers print U.S. currency, $25 million each day

WASHINGTON ( AP) - William Bolden makes more money in eight hours than Donald Trump. Combined with Oprah Winfrey. Combined with Beyonce and Jay-Z. More...

Southwest passenger arrested for not turning off cell phone

PHOENIX (AP) - El Paso, Texas, police arrested a Southwest Airlines passenger on a flight from Phoenix after he refused to turn off his cell phone.  Southwest Airlines spokeswoman Whitney Eichinger in Dallas told The Associated Press Tuesday the More...

Molina cracks WBC’s top ten

Lyford Boxer Eric Molina (18-1, 15 knockouts) recently cracked the top ten of the World Boxing Council’s rankings. Molina was notified on Wednesday, September 7.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association

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TDA Market Recap September 12, 2011

AUSTIN - (Sep. 12, 2011) For the week ending September 10, feeder cattle prices at Texas Panhandle auctions were mixed, $5 lower per hundredweight to $2 higher. More...

Obituaries

HERMINIA (MINE) HERNANDEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Herminia (Mine) Hernandez passed away on September 8, 2011 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen with her family by her side when she drifted off to be with the Lord. More...

ROBERTO R. SALAZAR

RAYMONDVILLE - Roberto R. Salazar, 82, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2011, at Retama Manor in Raymondville, TX. Roberto was born June 12, 1929 in Raymondville, TX to Vicente and Estefana R. Salazar.  More...

JON MICHAEL GONZALES

SAN JUAN/ RAYMONDVILLE - Jon Michael Gonzales, 24, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2011 at his residence in San Juan, TX. He was born November 11 to John Joe and Gloria ( Ramos) Gonzales.  More...

Bureau of Prison inmates in county processing center

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Separate fires burn acres of brushland, mobile home

A fire caused smoke damages to a mobile home in San Perlita during the wee hours of Tuesday, but no one was injured, authorities said.  The fire started at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at Second and Palomar streets. More...

RISD hires chief financial officer after ousting him earlier

A business consultant ousted recently by the Raymondville Independent School District Board of Trustees has now being hired as the district chief financial officer.  The board, in a 6-to-0 vote, on Tuesday hired Lorenzo Sanchez, as business cons More...

Editorial & Columns

Seeds From The Sower

A girl shouted, "Mother, guess what!"  "I don't know-what?" she asked and kept on working.  "Mother," she cried, "you're not listening."  "I am," answered the mother and kept on peeling potatoes.  "But, mother," she protested, "yo More...

Behind the Badge

People more concerned about their rights, than their responsibilities

Have you ever b een in a conversation ith someone and they start spouting off about, “It’s my right to have this,” or “it’s my right to be able to do this.” We hear this a lot in our line of work. More...

Seed From The Sower

Caesar commanded the Roman legions in Gaul, and he was successful. The senate was afraid of his power, and he was ordered to break up his army. But he refused. More...

County Lifestyles

Reyes-Aranda

Jerry and Mary Reyes of Raymondville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Evon Reyes, to Javier Aranda of Santa Rosa, the son of Gilberto and Ofelia Aranda of San Juan, Texas.  More...

Teammates: Committed to Excellence

Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis once said, "I am not sure where the mind ends and where heart, soul, courage and the human spirit begins. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 12 - Harboring a runaway, 13000 blk Goyo Garcia.  Harassment by phone, 700 blk E. Rodriguez.  Theft, over $50, under $500, 900 blk W. Fox.  Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, 400 blk E. More...

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