May 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Repeat offender stabbed twice

A Raymondville man who has been on the wrong side of the law several times, was stabbed twice during a fight over the weekend.  Sonny De Los Santos was involved in a fight with another man late Saturday night after a couple of men were looking f More...

News

Drug testing for unemployment passes Texas House

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas House has approved a bill that allows the state to drug test unemployment applicants. More...

MEMORIAL DAY

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San Perlita News Talent show was bright

AROUND CAMPUS   More...

Farm & Ranch

LAST OF THE ONIONS

LAST OF THE ONIONS - Not quite. More...

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association May 23, 2013

Collapsing technical support, concerns about demand, and forecasts for rain in West Texas weighed heavily on the cotton market this week as July futures lost 463 points through Thursday’s session at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) in New Yo More...

Record Keeping & USDA Loan Opportunity Workshop

The Cooperative Extension Program, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension and Texas/Mexico Boarder Coalition organization would like to invite you to attend an educational workshop to learn how you can improve your Record Keeping Skills.  More...

Obituaries

SILVERIO MUNOZ TREVINO

LYFORD - Silverio Muñoz Treviño, 63, was welcomed to his Heavenly home on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born on April 29, 1950 in Raymondville, TX to Mateo and Manuela (Muñoz) Treviño, Sr.  More...

ROSA ESPINOZA

LASARA - Rosa Espinoza, 82, entered into eternal rest on Friday, May 24, 2013 at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. She was born on August 10, 1930 in Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Jesus and Manuela (Salinas) Espinosa.  More...

MARIA MARTHA MARTINEZ.

RAYMONDVILLE - Maria Martha Martinez, 63, entered into eternal rest on Friday, May 24, 2013 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen. More...

City discusses new police department and street projects

Two projects to build a new police department and fix more than a dozen streets in Raymondville were discussed during Tuesday’s meeting of the city commission.  And although no action was taken on either one, commissioners will sit down to More...

State inspectors cause panic at game rooms

A routine stop by state inspectors at the two game rooms in Lyford caused a stampede among the patrons many of whom thought the places were being raided by law enforcement officers.  Sheriff Larry Spence said one inspector with the state comptro More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Thanks Smokey Joe!

As a patrol boy in elementary school and Captain of the squad, it was my job to have the busiest corner where kids had to cross a heavily traveled street. More...

EDITORIAL OPINION

House Bill 2123 allows county judge to regulate 8-liners in Willacy County

A “stealth bill” that gives the Willacy County Judge and commissioners the authority to regulate casino gambling in this county has passed the House and the Senate and has been sent to Texas Governor Rick Perry for his approval.  More...

Letters

Local activist announces for Mayor in 2015

Editor,  All week long I wrestled with issues that are bringing down not only our City of Raymondville but also our beloved Willacy County.  If we want to trek into the future as a productive moral conscience society we really need to take More...

County Lifestyles

LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL FAMILY CAREER COMMUNITY LEADERS

  LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL FAMILY CAREER COMMUNITY LEADERS OF AMERICA (F. C. C. L. More...

KENNY ZAMORANO

KENNY ZAMORANO, a senior at Harlingen School High School and 2013 graduate, signed a letter of intent to become a collegiate track athlete at the Texas A & M University-Kingsville. More...

LASARA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT, KARINA COVARRUBIAS

  LASARA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT, KARINA COVARRUBIAS, signed to play basketball at Southwest Texas Junior College in Uvalde, TX. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MAY 27- Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, 300 blk S. 6th.  Incident, 300 blk E. Main.  Theft, over $50, under $500, 300 blk W. San Francisco.  Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, 300 blk W. More...

Legals

CITY OF RAYMOND VILLE

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The City of Raymondville, Texas (City) will receive bids for street overlay improvements until 4:00 p.m. More...

Property Owners Should Soon Start Receiving Appraisal Notices for the 2013 Tax Year

If your property value increased by $1,000 or more, you will soon receive an appraisal notice from the Willacy Appraisal District. The appraisal district mailed about 1,000 appraisal notices on May 28th, 2013.  More...

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