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Texas Capitol to get Vietnam War memorial statue

HOUSTON (AP) - The first official memorial to honor Texans who fought in the Vietnam War is being readied for a Veterans Day 2013 dedication on the Texas Capitol grounds in Austin.  More...

Central Texas 85 mph toll road now charging

LOCKHART, Texas (AP) - The free ride has ended for drivers on the Central Texas toll road with the nation’s fastest speed limit at 85 mph. The 41-mile final leg of the roadway linking the Austin and San Antonio areas opened Oct. More...

Mother reunited with son, 6 years after kidnapping

PITTSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say a boy whose father kidnapped him from his North Carolina home six years ago and fled to Mexico is being reunited with his mother. More...

County Lifestyles

THE OFFICIAL RIBBON CUTTING FOR THE HILLTOP GARDENS

THE OFFICIAL RIBBON CUTTING FOR THE HILLTOP GARDENS was held at the Inn at Hilltop Gardens Bed and Breakfast and Conference Center on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. More...

2012 RHS BEARKAT BAND BEAU AND SWEETHEART SENIORS

2012 RHS BEARKAT BAND BEAU AND SWEETHEART SENIORS - Julio Perez, Jr. and Robin Martinez. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Julio Perez, Sr. More...

ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2012, Jose Flores was honored

ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2012, Jose Alberto Flores was honored with a memorial service at Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial in La Jolla, CA. It was given by his son, Jason T. Flores of San Diego, CA. More...

Crime & Courts

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

NOVEMBER 7 - Burglary of a building, Red I. Ranch Rd., Raymondville.  Accident, Exp. 77, Sebastian.  Civil matter, N. Exp. 77, Raymondville.  Aggravated assault with a motor vehicle, S. Bus. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 12- Incident, past assault, 900 blk S. 7th.  Accident, 1st and Hidalgo.  Recovered runaway, 200 blk E. Raymond.  NOVEMBER 11- Theft of service, 1000 blk E. Hidalgo.  Harassment by phone, 200 blk E. More...

Legals

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM F. KILLOUGH, DECEASED

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of William F. More...

NOTICE OF STORAGE LIEN

Gomez Towing Service, Inc. has in their possession a black 2003 Ford Escort CX2, Vin #3FAFP11303R162127. The owner is unknown. The vehicle is being held at: 17595 Lily County Rd., Lyford, Tx 78569. More...

City commissioners discuss hiking price of cemetery plots

Burying a loved one at the city cemetery on Texas Highway 186 could soon cost a little more money.  City Manager Eleazar “Yogi” Garcia said the city has one of the lowest cemetery plot prices in the Rio Grande Valley.  He told c More...

Precinct 1 foreman fired after theft indictment

The foreman with Precinct 1 Commissioner Eliberto “Beto” Guerra was let go after his former boss made a motion to terminate him.  More...

JP’s secretary pleads guilty to assault charge

A YouTube video shows a fight between two women on a Raymondville street as a crowd of people watches the melee.  One of the women steps aside and a second female jumps in and starts beating the woman that is being assaulted.  Seconds later More...

Editorial & Columns

Looking Ahead to Thanksgiving

The grocery stores are already filled with people picking up items for their thanksgiving meal, and it’s still a week away. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 8, 2012

With a surplus of cotton weighing on the market, the spot month tested ground slightly below the 70-cent mark for the third consecutive day last Friday. More...

Farm bill could hinge on budget talks

WASHINGTON (AP) - A farm bill that stalled in Congress before the election could see quick action by the end of the year if congressional leaders decide they need its spending cuts - including a small reduction in the $80-billion-a-year food stamps p More...

TDA Market Recap -November 12, 2012

AUSTIN - For the week ending Nov. 10, 2012, feeder cattle price trends reported by Texas auctions ranged from $5 higher to $5 lower per hundredweight (cwt) with a few head as much as $15 lower. Texas direct feeder cattle sales were steady. More...

Obituaries

DOMINGA RODRIGUEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Dominga Rodriguez, 67, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at her residence, surrounded by her loved ones.  She was born on March 25, 1945 in Mexico, daughter of Marcelo and Belen (Sanchez) Aldape.&nbs More...

HERMINIA R. QUILANTAN

LYFORD - Herminia R. More...

MICHAEL JAMES REQUENA

HARLINGEN/RAYMONDVILLE - Michael James Requena, 37, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. More...

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