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News

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Season to open July 15

AUSTIN - The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will open 30 minutes after sunset Sunday, July 15, 2012. More...

Salaries of top-paid TxDOT execs up 42.5 percent

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) - The salaries of top executives at the Texas Department of Transportation have spiked more than 40 percent in the past year amid deep cutbacks elsewhere in state government.  More...

City may become machacado capitol of the USA

If a plan by a local entrepreneur goes as planned, Raymondville could become the cuchi cuchi capitol of the United States - of Cuchi Cuchi Machacado, that is.  Raul “Coy” Cisneros, who for a number of years had a pork rind processing More...

County Lifestyles

Lerma-Salazar

Mr. Robert and Martha Lerma of Harlingen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Lerma to Rolando Salazar, son of Rey and Sylvia Salazar of Raymondville.  More...

PONY REGIONAL CHAMPS

PONY REGIONAL CHAMPS of Sebastian Lady Punishers took first place in this weekends Pony Regional Tournament. More...

PVZ. MICHAEL HERNANDEZ

PVZ. MICHAEL HERNANDEZ graduated from U. S. Army in Fort Benning, GA on June 29, 2012. He is a 2011 Lyford High School graduate. Parents are Mr. and Mrs. Juan Hernandez of Lyford, TX. More...

Crime & Courts

Drunk driving results in 2 years in prison for local resident

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Jesse Salas, 28, of Raymondville, TX, was sentenced to 2 years in prison for felony Driving While Intoxicated. More...

Weslaco man sentenced to 3 years for pot possession

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Adrian Lopez, 20, of Weslaco, Texas was found guilty in the 197th District Court by Judge Migdalia Lopez was sentenced to 3 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice More...

Matamoros man sentenced to 6 year prison for cocaine

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Francisco Javier Tinajero Olvera, 21, of Matamoros, Mexico was found guilty on June 19th, 2012 in the 197th District Court by Judge Migdalia Lopez was sentenced to 6 years i More...

City OKs $120,000 grant for meat plant

The Raymondville City Commission approved a grant request to help a local businessman expand his dried meat processing plant.  The commissioner voted to give Raul Cisneros a grant for $120,000 for his Cuchi Cuchi Machacado business.  &ldquo More...

Lasara ISD gets first female boss

Saying her main goal is to increase the quality of education of all students and to be involved with the community, Sara A. Alvarado recently became the top administrator of Lasara Independent School District.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Watching Our Speech

How many of you have been hurt by the words of somebody in your life? The tongue is an amazing thing for being so small. With it we can be the wind beneath someone's wings, or we can take the wind right out of their sails. More...

Farm & Ranch

House bill would cut food stamps, farm subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Agriculture Committee on Thursday unveiled its approach for a long-term farm and food bill that would reduce spending by $3.5 billion a year, almost half of that coming from cuts in the federal food stamp program.  More...

TDA Market Recap July 9, 2012

AUSTIN - For the week ending July 7, a feeder cattle price trend for Texas auctions is not available as most locations were closed for the Independence Day holiday. More...

STATE CAPITOL HIGHLIGHTS

Texas voter ID law on D.C. Circuit docket this week

AUSTIN - July 9 was the date set for the U.S. More...

Obituaries

LOLLIMARIE RICHMOND McCRACKEN

Lollimarie Richmond McCracken, age 78, passed away July 7, 2012 in San Antonio, TX. She was born in Raymondville, TX on August 27, 1933. More...

PEDRO M. DELGADO

SAN PERLITA - Pedro M. Delgado, 87, entered into God’s Kingdom surrounded by his loving family on July 9, 2012 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen. More...

GUADALUPE D. TAMEZ, SR.

LA SARA - Guadalupe D. Tamez, Sr., 87, passed away on July 2, 2012 at the Retama Manor Nursing Center in Raymondville, TX. He was born on February 23, 1925 in Lyford, TX to Gilbert and Paula (De La Rosa) Tamez.  More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE

Land Reclamation Project Using Tires (LRPUT)/Scrap Tire Storage Site   More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of ANGEL1NE P. More...

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