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CALL IT

CALL IT a dorado, mahi, mahi or a dolphin fish, but a fish like this one should grab some attention this weekend. More...

News

Oklahoma State preseason Big 12 pick in media poll

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Oklahoma State has been picked as the favorite to win the Big 12 title in a preseason poll of media members who cover the league.  Six different teams got first-place votes in the poll released Thursday in advance of next we More...

Lawmaker: Let Texas school boards decide on curriculums

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The architect of a new Texas law overhauling high school standardized testing and curriculum requirements urged the State Board of Education on Friday to leave implementation up to local school boards whenever possible.  More...

Mexican drug lord captured at Nuevo Laredo

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Alleged drug lord Miguel Angel Trevino Morales fled into heavy brush and fell at least once scratching his face in a failed attempt to escape capture two days ago, a Mexican federal government official said.  More...

County Lifestyles

SHOWN WITH SPONSERS

SHOWN WITH HIS SPONSORS, Oscar and Melinda Ramos of Harlingen, TX, Jonathan Flores, son of Johnny Flores and grandfather, Valentin Flores, Willamar, TX, received his Sacrament of Confirmation on Sund More...

"THE VALLEY’S GOT TALENT” FIRST PLACE

  “THE VALLEY’S GOT TALENT” FIRST PLACE WINNER Ydanissa Aralee Gonzalez, daughter of Trisha Gonzalez, grandparents are Joe and Olga Nieto of San Perlita, TX. Ydanissa is 16 years old and is a San Perlita High School Junior. More...

LIONS DISTRICT 2 - A3 CABINET MEETING

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Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 22- Recovered juvenile, 300 blk W. Durham.  JULY 21- Theft of service, 100 blk S. Exp. 77.  Accident, 3rd and Yturria.  Assault by contact (FV), 1000 blk N. 2nd.  Theft, under $50, criminal trespass, 700 blk W. Hidalgo.  More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

JULY 17 - Disorderly conduct, N. Exp. 77, Raymondville.  Injury to an elderly, Beach St., Port Mansfield.  JULY 18- Burglary of a vehicle, 6th St., La Sara.  Criminal mis- chief, W. 1st St., Sebastian.  More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE INTEREST OFAleczavier Valdez  CAUSE # 2013-CV-0177-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY TEXAS   More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE INTEREST OFLUIS REYES IV  CAUSE # 2013-CV-0091-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY TEXAS   More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE INTEREST OFAdam Sosa &Alexianna Valdez  CAUSE # 2013-CV-0082-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY TEXAS   More...

Port Mansfield fishing tourney is Fri. & Sat.

Anglers from throughout the Rio Grande Valley and other parts of the state are getting ready to catch the big ones as well as some little ones this weekend.  That’s because the 2013 Port Mansfield Fishing Tournament gets under way Friday a More...

City sets Nov. 4 election to decide on liquor sales

Voters will have the final say if the sale of alcoholic beverages is to become legal in the city of Raymondville.  The commission voted during Tuesday’s meeting to hold an election in November to legalize the sale of booze, including mixed More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

135th Annual Sheriff’s Training Conference

It is that time of the year where we make plans to attend the Annual Sheriffs Training Conference, so by the time your read this, we should be on our way back to work. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Pedraza raises issues for RISD board consideration

I am Aurora Pedraza, tonight I am an advocate for children and speaking for concerned parents. I attended the hearings in Austin on HB2- limiting abortion. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association July 18, 2013

Cotton prices rallied Thursday at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) after losing ground the two previous sessions. More...

HARVEST TIME

HARVEST TIME has been going on in spotty parts of Willacy County where grain sorghum was planted as seen along Texas Highway 186 east of Raymondville recently. More...

Obituaries

JUSTINA GARCIA

RAYMONDVILLE- Justina Garcia, 89, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at her residence in Raymondville. More...

FLORINDA V. FLORES

RAYMONDVILLE-Florinda V. Flores, 87, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.  Florinda was born August 15, 1925 in Cuero, Texas to Florencio and Guadalupe (Garza Anzaldua) Cantu. More...

MARGARITA FLORES GARZA

LYFORD - Margarita Flores Garza, 84, entered into eternal rest on July 19, 2013 at her residence. She was born on February 22, 1929 in Cameron, TX to Clemente Flores and Concepcion Sanchez.  More...

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