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3 more homes under construction using federal disaster funds

Three more houses are under construction in Raymondville and, once finished, they will be handed over to residents who qualify under a government program aimed at providing homes to low-income dwellers whose homes were damaged by a tropical storm.&nb More...

News

U.S. Congressmen launch Interstate 69 caucus

WASHINGTON- U. S. Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) joined five of his colleagues today in launching the bipartisan Interstate 69 Congressional Caucus to raise awareness of the strategic importance of I-69 as a freight corridor.  More...

New principal at Lasara ISD

Mr. Gerardo (Odie) Arambula is Lasara High School’s new principal. Arambula graduated from United High School in Laredo, Texas. More...

San Perlita School News

AROUND CAMPUS Our 2nd Annual College Fair was held on Thursday, September 26. San Perlita students and their parents had the opportunity to visit with several representatives More...

County Lifestyles

Myra Green News Round Up

Both the 7th and 8th grade girls faced a tough opponent in Port Isabel on Monday. The 7th grade “A” team won a great game. The 8th grade “C” team also won an exciting contest. More...

Farmer workshop for women series starts Oct. 9

WESLACO - A series of four workshops designed for women interested in agricultural production on small acreage will be held in October and November, according to organizers.  More...

Myra Green Teacher Profile

Full Name: Mark Anthony Rodriguez  College Attended: University of Texas at Brownsville.   Why you became a teacher: I wanted to change the lives of students through music.  More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 30- Arrested: Robert Cavazos, Jr., criminal mischief, over $500, under $1,500, 300 blk E. Rodriguez.  Criminal trespass, x2, assault by threat, 400 blk W. More...

Copper theft results in 6 months prison for Lyford man

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Robert Arguelles, 49, of Lyford, was found guilty and sentenced to 6 months in prison, day for day, for theft of metal. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

SEPTEMBER 25 - Dog bite, N. Bus. 77, Sebastian.  SEPTEMBER 26- Animal call (civil matter), Weed Co. Rd., Santa Monica.  SEPTEMBER 27- Execution of warrant/driving while intoxicated. Arrested: Robert G. Rodriguez, 300 blk N. More...

Sheriff’s deputies investigating Sebastian shooting and marijuana seizure as related crimes

Two Monday incidents at Sebastian shooting at houses, and seizure by sheriffs deputies of a marijuana stash are most likely connected, Willacy County Sheriff Larry Spence said Tuesday.  Deputies responded to a 3:50 a.m. More...

Lyford teen acquitted in fatal ATV accident

A Willacy County teen is going home after she was acquitted of manslaughter and aggravated assault charges.  The teenage girl was charged after one of her friends died and another was seriously injured in an ATV accident last September. More...

2013-2014 LYFORD HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN

  2013-2014 LYFORD HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN Kasandra Hinojosa and Travis Ramos were crowned during Friday night’s halftime. |align=left|width=250|height=240|link=node] More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Last Tuesday we left for our annual Southwestern Border Sheriffs’ Coalition meeting with the Texas Border Sheriffs Coalition in San Diego, California. We spent the first night in Deming, NM and then arrived at our destination about 5 p.m. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weeky

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association September 26, 2013

Cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange ( ICE) closed higher for a third consecutive day Thursday, possibly on weather concerns in India and potentially lower yields in China. More...

“Chicken man” says his egg business is growing rapidly

Chicken entrepreneur John Bowerman is taking his business a notch up.  In less than 21 days from today, his egg-selling enterprise will have another sound besides the ones made by crowing roosters and clucking hens - that's peep, peep.  More...

Obituaries

JOSE FARRAGON AMBRIZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Jose Farragon Ambriz, 69, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Thursday, September 26, 2013, surrounded by his family at Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born October 21, 1943 in Kingsville, TX, son of Gonzalo and Luisa (V More...

DAVID GUTIERREZ, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE/ EDINBURG, TX. - David Gutierrez Jr., 40, went to be with our Lord Friday September 27, 2013 in Pearsall, TX.  David was born December 8, 1972 in Raymondville, Texas to David Sr. and Minerva (Martinez Karr) Gutierrez.  More...

In Loving Memory/

Marietta Moncevaiz

10/ 2/ 1980 - 1/ 10/ 2004 Blowing Kisses to Heaven   More...

Legals

City of Raymondville

TCDP# 713067 Construction Advertisement and Invitation for Bids

The City of Raymondville will receive bids for Raymondville Existing Water well Rehabilitation Improvements Project (Phase I) until 4:00 p.m. More...

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