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News

Mexico’s drug war boils over again in Michoacan

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico’s rough western state of Michoacan is proving to be just as painful a thorn in the side of President Enrique Pena Nieto as it was for predecessor Felipe Calderon.  More...

Man indicted in deaths of former SEAL Kyle, friend

DALLAS ( AP) - The North Texas man accused of killing former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and another man has been indicted.  Eddie Ray Routh, a former Marine and Iraqi war veteran charged with killing Kyle and a friend at an Erath County gun ran More...

Man shot dead in struggle with Austin policeman

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A man is dead after he was shot while struggling with a police officer in central Austin.  Police say the shooting happened shortly after 4 p.m. Friday. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association July 25, 2013

After a two-day advance totaling 251 points at the end of last week, cotton prices returned to a sideways trading pattern this week, seemingly stuck in a narrow, five-week range. More...

Texas Crop Report

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of July 23:  More...

Joyride in farmer’s field caused damage to equipment and crops

DYERSBURG, Tenn. (AP) - Dyer County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating extensive vandalism at a farm.  Farmer Brad Studdard was checking on his land June 29 when he found expensive farm machinery had been used to damage crops.   More...

Obituaries

ARTHUR BUSH

Arthur J. “Joe” Bush, age 80, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2013, at Jenkins Living Center in Watertown, South Dakota.  More...

LAURA V. HENRY

RAYMONDVILLE - Laura V. Henry, life-long resident of Raymondville, TX was called to her heavenly home on Friday, July 26, 2013, at the young age of 93. More...

JUAN CARLOS RODRIGUEZ

LYFORD- Juan Carlos Rodriguez, 25, of Lyford, TX, entered into rest Monday, July 29, 2013 surrounded by his family at home.  He was born July 8, 1988 in Harlingen, TX, son of Ventura M. and Leticia (Cantu) Rodriguez.  More...

Old Chuy’s Meat Market building undergoing major facelift

The old building that served as a place for business for Chuy’s Meats for many years is having a major facelift.  It’s owners took on the project with the idea of attracting two more businesses.  The building, located along the More...

First hurricane disaster home goes to happy new owner

A Raymondville resident whose old house was battered by tropical storm Dolly is now the recipient of the first free house built as part of a hurricane recovery project.  Norma Lopez’s home on 410 W. Wood Ave. More...

Editorial & Columns

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

A tourist noticed a man sitting by the ruins of a home that hadbeen blown away by the winds of a tornado. More...

Behind the Badge

135th Training Conference outstanding, but very busy

Having recently returned from our annual Sheriff s ' Training Conference. I would have to say it was an outstanding conference, but also a very busy one. More...

County Lifestyles

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

- Evelyn Whitworth received her First Holy Communion on Sunday, May 5, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brownsville. Evelyn is the daughter of Mark and Jana Whitworth of McAllen. More...

2013 VFW PATRONS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Juan Robert Zavala of Raymondville High School and Krystal Fonseca of Lyford High School are shown with presenter Mellie Q. More...

E-2 PRIVATE NICOLAS GUERRERO, JR

  E-2 PRIVATE NICOLAS GUERRERO, JR. with the U.S. Army has completed basic and advanced AID training at Ft. Still, OK and will be returning home on August 7. Guerrero will report to the National Guard in Weslaco. More...

Crime & Courts

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

JULY 24 - Criminal mischief, 200 blk E. 7th St., Sebastian. Criminal mischief, S. Shore Dr., Port Mansfield. JULY 25- Burglary of a vehicle, Bus. 77 and FM 490, Raymondville. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 29- Arrested: Jose E. Flores, Jr. Arrested: Robert Reyes, Jr., disorderly conduct - fighting, 10th and Kimball. Incident: verbal dispute, 100 blk E. More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE MATTER OFTHE MARRIAGE OFMichael Schwerinand Lena Schwerin, and ITIO a child   More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE TEXAS WATER DEVELOPMENT BOARD-WATER IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR SEPARATE FINANCIAL ADVISOR AND BOND COUNSEL SERVICES PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Raymondville expects to have water improvements funded through the Texas Water Development Board. More...

NOTICE OF STORAGE LIEN

Lopez Towing Service, LLC. has in their possession a white Cardinal/Forest River RV Trailer, Vin #4X4FCAM217G092332. The owner is unknown. The trailer is being held at: 12960 W. 186, in Raymondville, Tx 78580. More...

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