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News

Alamo Bowl close to replacing Cotton Bowl atop Big 12 list

IRVING, Texas (AP) - The Alamo Bowl is close to getting the first choice of Big 12 teams outside the championship picture.  More...

Texas AD: 4-team college football playoff is good ‘baby step’

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds believes the new College Football Playoff could use one more round.  A longtime playoff proponent, Dodds calls the new four-team system that will begin with the 2014 season a good “ More...

Ohio police say streaker hid in dryer

CINCINNATI (AP) - A Cincinnati man has been given a jail outfit to wear after being arrested on a charge that he ran naked into his street while drunk, then took refuge in a dryer. More...

County Lifestyles

Happy 70th Wedding Anniversary

to Daniel and Lucy Lopez of Raymondville. More...

Lasara School News

Around Campus   The last day of school was on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. High School graduation will take place on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 7: 30 pm in the high school gym. More...

2012-2013 JOSH AND GEORGE GALINDO SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

  2012-2013 JOSH AND GEORGE GALINDO SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS - RHS seniors Clarissa Gonzales, Leilani Cisneros and Ralph Rubalcaba. More...

Crime & Courts

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

MAY 29 - Criminal mischief, Goyo Garcia Rd., Raymondville.  Criminal trespass, Goyo Garcia Rd., Raymondville.  MAY 30- Civil matter, 3rd and Martin Cavazos, Sebastian.  Terroristic threat, N. Bus. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JUNE 3- Theft of service, under $50, 100 blk S. Exp. 77.  Duty upon striking unattended vehicle, 200 blk E. Hidalgo.  Disorderly conduct, 600 blk N. Exp. 77.  Assault, strangulation (FV), assault by threat (FV), 400 blk E. Wood.  More...

Legals

WILLACY COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICE TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

Willacy County is giving notice of the county's intent to submit Texas Community Development Block Grant Program grant applications for a Colonia Construction Fund grant request of $ 500,000.00 for street construction in the colonia of Sebastian. More...

County schools hold graduation ceremonies this week

Close to 270 seniors will graduate this week from the four high schools in Willacy County.  The commencement ceremony for the 125 seniors from the Raymondville school district will start at 7 p.m. More...

Local resident says city supplies undrinkable water to his home

After seeing a yellowishcolored water coming from his home faucets for more than a week, a local resident wants to know what is wrong with the city’s water system.  Johnny Cavazos Jr., a Vietnam Veteran who lives along County Road 2900 jus More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Graduation Thoughts and Prayers

It's that special time of year again when high schools and colleges across this nation hold graduation exercises or observances. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association May 30, 2013

This holiday-shortened week seemed to provide new energy for cotton market bears as selling pressure Thursday sent cotton futures prices to fresh four-month lows. July cotton briefly traded below 80 cents for the first time since Jan. More...

USDA authorizes Emergency Grazing of CRP acres for Willacy County

Willacy County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Anastacio Cavazos Jr. today announced that Willacy County was authorized for emergency grazing use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres for fiscal year (FY) 2013.  More...

Obituaries

ALBERTO SALINAS, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE/ EDINBURG - Alberto Salinas, Jr., 62, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg. He was born on March 6, 1951 in Raymondville, TX to Alberto and Herlinda (Deleon) Salinas, Sr.  More...

HENRY DOYLE RHODES

SAN PERLITA - Henry Doyle Rhodes, 78, entered into eternal rest on Monday, June 3, 2013 at the Veterans Hospital in Houston. He was born on April 18, 1935 in San Perlita to Fredie and Sadie Rhodes. Doyle spent his life as a U.S. More...

MARIA BERNARDA EVA MEDINA

RAYMONDVILLE - Maria Bernarda Eva Medina, 82, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Sunday, June 2, 2013 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Monday, April 6, 1931 in San Pedro, Mexico, daughter of Gosafat and Robert More...

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