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City increases garbage rates

The Raymondville City Commission has approved a 7.09 percent increase to its garbage rate.  City Manager Eleazar Garcia Jr. More...

News

Customs helicopter crashes in South Texas

SAN JUAN, Texas (AP) - A U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilot and observer have been hospitalized for observation after their helicopter crashed near the Mexican border while supporting a border security mission in South Texas.  More...

Patrol nabs 2 1/2 tons of marijuana in South Texas

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - The U.S. More...

Kidnap victims allegedly held in Mexican jail

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - Several police officers in northern Mexico allowed a violent drug gang to hold kidnap victims in the local jail while ransom payments were being negotiated, an official said Thursday.  More...

County Lifestyles

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LADIES AUXILIARY VFW POST 6719 honored 3 Willacy County Gold Star Families at the Casa Blanca Restaurant on Sept. 27. More...

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GOLD STAR FAMILY members were honored with dinner by Ladies Auxiliary Post 6719 on September 27. More...

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CAMILIA M. SOSA of Raymondville was initiated in the Zeta Rho Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International Society. DKG is a key women’s organization. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 10 - Criminal mischief, 300 blk W. Hidalgo.  Incident, 400 blk E. Van Eaton.  Harassment by phone, 400 blk W. Durham.  Accident, 100 blk S. Exp. 77.  Accident, 500 blk E. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

OCTOBER 5 - Theft, 300 blk  W. White, Port Mansfield.  Pulic intoxication, arrested: Eliodoro Marroquin, 200 blk W. 6th St., Sebastian.  OCTOBER 6 - Accident, LaSara.  OCTOBER 7 - Aggravated assault, E. 6th St., LaSara.  More...

DISTRICT CLERK’S REPORT

Suits filed:  In the matter of marriage of Catherine J. Oaks vs George F. More...

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BEARKAT RUNNING BACK RUBEN A. MENDOZA carries the ball for a nice gain against Corpus Christi Miller. The Bearkats won the game 31-6. More...

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FIRE PREVENTION WEEK is underway this week. More...

Fire prevention week underway

It does not take much to start a fire.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Going from teenager to adulthood

It’s been said that the teen years are the hardest years. Then when it comes time to venture into adulthood and leave childhood behind, sometimes it becomes very difficult to some. More...

Day by Day

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Letters

Letter to the Editor

County Judge a whiner?

Dear Editor,   More...

Obituaries

ESPIRIDION CASTRO, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE - Espiridion Castro, Jr., 62, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at his residence with his loving family by his side.  He was born on March 9, 1949 to Espiridion and Benina (Oltivero) Castro, Sr.  More...

ABELARDO PENA, SR.

HARLINGEN/ LYFORD - Abelardo Pena, Sr., 86, of Harlingen, TX, entered into rest Monday, October 10, 2011 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born on October 3, 1925 in Lyford, TX, son of Francisco and Andrea (Nunez) Pena.  More...

TINA GUERRERO

Tina Guerrero, 46, of Raymondville entered peacefully into eternal rest on October 11, 2011 at her residence. Tina was born on January 31, 1965 in Raymondville, TX to Luisa Guerrero Alvarado. More...

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