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A SMALL GRASS FIRE

A SMALL GRASS FIRE broke out Monday afternoon on a lot on Ledesma Avenue and was put under control by the Raymondville Volunteeer Fire Department. More...

News

TEXAS ADDS 310, 900 JOBS OVER THE YEAR

10,400 jobs added in January

AUSTIN - Texas employers continued to expand their payrolls in January with the addition of 10,400 total nonfarm jabs for a total of 310,900 tabs added over the year. in January 2013, Texas reported more than 11 million total nonfarm jobs.  More...

“Fried” oysters that spare you from deep-frying

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day I have packed four Irish ingredients into one tasty little appetizer - oysters, cabbage, Guinness stout and Colman’s Mustard.  What’s that? More...

Mexican drug lord dropped from billionaires’ list

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Top Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo'' Guzman has dropped off Forbes magazine’s billionaires’ list after four years on it.  Guzman is the fugitive leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel. More...

County Lifestyles

PITTMAN CELEBRATES TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOL'S WEEK

PITTMAN CELEBRATES TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ WEEK - Pittman Elementary continued its celebration of Texas Public Schools Week on Thursday with a field day at Burnett Stadium. More...

San Perlita News Viva Spring Break!

March 13, 2013  AROUND CAMPUS   Students and staff are on spring break this week. Everybody is getting a much needed second wind before we return for the last ten weeks of school. More...

LIONS SERVICE AWARDS

LIONS SERVICE AWARDS - District Governor Cesar Montelongo was the speaker at Raymondville Noon Lions Club last week at the Casa Blanca. Local Lions received service awards at the meeting. More...

Crime & Courts

Local man arrested for abusing child and mother

A 22-year-old man was arrested last week in connection with physically abusing his son and the child’s mother who was also nabbed for failing to report the incident.  Eric Luna, who lives in the 700 block of El Sauz Avenue, was arrested Th More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MARCH 11- Duty upon striking fixed object, 800 blk W. Main.  Incident, 7th and Wood. Assault causing bodily injury (FV), 1000 blk N. 2nd.  Disorderly conduct, 200 blk S. King.  Theft, over $50, under $500, 100 blk S. Exp. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

MARCH 7 - Harassment, 300 blk 7th St., Sebastian.  MARCH 8 - Execution of warrant, child support. Arrested: Rodney David Reyna, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Execution of warrant/possession of marijuana. Arrested: Joel Juarez, W.C. More...

City approves resolution backing 1944 Mexico water treaty

A 1944 water treaty the United States has with Mexico must be enforced.  The Raymondville City Commission approved a resolution during Tuesday’s meeting requesting the United States International Boundary and Water Commission to bring Mexi More...

County to fix docks and bleachers at P.M. pavillion

Fixing the rundown bleachers and docks at the Port Mansfield Chamber of Commerce will be considered by the Willacy County Commissioners’ Court.  The commissioners will meet Thursday and will consider using motel/hotel taxes to pay for the More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Making time to take the time

I don't know how your days go by, but mine go by rather quickly, and that is usually because there are so many things that need to be accomplished. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association March 8, 2013

Recognizing the rarity of an eight-day climb, it came as no surprise the cotton market took a break Thursday. More...

Texas Crop Report

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of March 5: Central: High winds and no rain resulted in dry conditions. Vegetable producers were planting some crops under plastic. More...

Obituaries

COACH LARRY A. NYQUIST

LYFORD-Coach Larry A. Nyquist, 81, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. Larry was born on June 16, 1931 in Raymondville, TX to Gus and Mary Ann (Johnson) Nyquist. More...

ROJELIO “ROY” COSS

RAYMONDVILLE/DALLASRojelio “Roy” Coss, 56, went fishing in Heaven on March 4, 2013. He arrived in this world on December 18, 1956 to Santos and Marta (Arrambide) Coss in Raymondville, TX.  More...

ALBERTO O. NAJERA

RAYMONDVILLE- Alberto O. Najera Sr., 96, entered into eternal rest on March 6, 2013 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born on December 16, 1916 in Mexico to Juan and Estanislada (Ortiz) Najera.  More...

Legals

NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING

Notice is hereby given in accordance with S.B.  More...

City of Raymondville

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

On Proposed  Willacy County Chamber of Commerce 2013 Hotel/Motel Occupancy Tax Budget   More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

The City of Raymondville will hold a public hearing at 5:15 p.m. More...

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