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Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. • Shots fired, but at dove, not people: Dove season in Far West Texas started with an unusual twist. More...

Chavarria sentenced to prison for cocaine possession

The Willacy County and District Attorneyís Office announced today that Israel Chavarria, 36, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty of possession of a controlled substance and sentenced to 2 years in prison. More...

Bulldogs take Cotton Bowl win

Both Lyford and Raymondville High School 's varsity football teams are 1-1 in District 31-3A after the Bulldogs won this year's Willacy County Cotton Bowl 47- 14 on Friday.  The Bearkats got on the scoreboard first when Alex Montalvo scored on a More...

County Lifestyles

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RAYMONDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL Mr. Ben Clinton is shown with students, Alfredo Suarez, Felipe Tello, Virginia Capetillo during Friday, October 14 pep rally. More...

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SGT. MacGYVER SANTANA returned home alst week from deployment to Iraq with the 62nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion in support of Operation New Dawn. More...

Local Pastor performs music for Missions

Pastor Devlon Goodman, the pastor for the First United Methodist Church of Raymondville, will give a voice and violin concert of German music by Brahms as part of an Oktoberfest Celebration on Saturday, October 29th, at 4:00 p.m. More...

County judge signs $5,000 contract with San Antonio conjunto

More than half a dozen bands will play during Willacy County Centennial celebration and one of them is revolutionizing the way business is conducted with county government.  More...

Job fair for E-On windfarm set for next week

The moment area job seekers have been awaiting is about to get here as the first of several job fairs will be held to hire people to work at the two windmill projects in Willacy County.  Blattner Energy will be hosting a job fair from 9 a. m. More...

VTCI Fiber optic project going full speed in city

The fiber optic project has now moved into full speed in the city of Raymondville where crews of workers have been going around for the last couple of weeks.  Miles of fiber optic have been laid in some sectors of the city, but much of the activ More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Just What Were They Thinking?

Sometimes things happen and you hear about them on the news or read about them, or maybe you were somehow involved with the situation, and you wonder, "Just what were these people thinking?" A couple things come to mind this week that were reported b More...

Reader questions actions of County Judge Gonzales

Dear Editor:  John Gonzales visited my home, and I was favorably impressed, impressed enough to back him for the office of county judge and vote for him. But County Judge John Gonzales has little resemblance to the man I met. More...

Lasara resident complains of county official use of vehicles

Dear Editor:   This letter is also for County Judge John Gonzales.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Markey Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association October 14, 2011

Although the December contract managed to expand its shortterm trading range slightly to the upside this week on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), traders said a bearish USDA supply/demand report released on Wednesday quelled any bullish hopes and More...

Red Tide Advisory for South Padre

Due to confirmed reports of heavy red tide concentrations on South Padre Island and moderate aerosol on South Padre Island and Boca Chica Beach, the Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services is recommending that people with respiratory c More...

Farmers celebrate approval of free trade deals

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - U.S. More...

Obituaries

JUAN G. “CAMACHO” HERNANDEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Juan G. More...

In Loving Memory of Alberto Salazar

There is so little anyone can say at a time like this, but it helps to know that many friends and relatives are with us to share our sorrow. More...

In Loving Memory of Juana C. Pardo

Oct. 19, 1919 - May 10, 2008 BIRTHDAY,

We think of you in silence, make no outward show, but what it meant to lose you no one will ever know. To some you are forgotten, to others a part of the past, but to us who loved you dearly, your memories will always last. More...

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