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Hunting season brings business to local meat market

The hunting season is now half way through in the Lone Star State, and the deer rut has barely began in this part of South Texas.  That generally results in an increase in business activity for meat markets licensed to process wild game.  R More...

News

Texas Municipal League wants to hide public notices from taxpayers

One of the big issues that practically all Texas politicians claim to support is open government, but unfortunately, in many cases they’re only paying lip service.  More...

Census: Anglos will no longer be a majority in U.S. by 2043

WASHINGTON ( AP) - White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections, part of a historic shift that is already reshaping U. S. schools, workforce and electorate.  More...

11 Texas inmates killed this year by other inmates

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Eleven Texas prisoners have been killed this year inside the state’s prisons - the highest number since 10 were slain in 1997 - despite an overall decline in violence among the prison population statewide.  More...

Obituaries

JOSE HERNANDEZ

JoseĆ­s final place of rest in the Raymondville Memorial Park Cemetery where a military graveside service will be conducted by the American Legion Post #390 and the Veterans of Foreign War Post #6719. More...

IN LOVING MEMORY

Angelita Suarez

January 26, 1926 - Dec. 5, 2012 MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM HEAVEN   I still hear the songs, I still see the lights. More...

What are your hopes and wishes for 2013?

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Cops for Tots brightens Christmas for needy kids

Hundreds of children from Raymondville got a visit from Santa Claus at the annual Cops for Tots toys give away.  Children and their parents started lining up outside the Raymondville Police Department as early as 3 p.m. More...

Appraisal district proud of new building

Area taxpayers, particularly those with physical challenges, now have easier access when going to the Willacy County Appraisal District.  The district is now in a brand new building on FM 3168.  So there is no need to go to the old office a More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association December 20, 2012

Cotton futures prices continued their advance as this week began with the March contract settling at 75.85 cents per pound Monday. The contract further tested the 76-cent level on Tuesday before closing at 75.95 cents.  More...

TDA Market Recap December 17, 2012

AUSTIN - For the week ending Dec. 15, 2012, feeder cattle prices reported by Texas auctions were mostly steady to $6 higher per hundredweight (cwt), with a few to $10 lower on fleshy unweaned calves and some as much as $10 higher. More...

County Lifestyles

ROSALIE BECERRA PEREZ GRADUATED

ROSALIE BECERRA PEREZ, graduated from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, TX on December 15, 2012 with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the Worden School of Social Service. More...

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