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Man involved in double stabbing turns himself in

A 50-year-old Raymondville man who allegedly stabbed his ex-wife and her boyfriend turned himself in and is now in the Willacy County Jail.  Pedro Guzman Jr. More...

News

Airlines go on a record new jet shopping spree

ROSWELL, New Mexico (AP) Capt. Paul Wannberg glides an old Boeing 757 over the New Mexico desert, lining up with the runway. A computerized voice squawks elevation warnings. Forty feet. Thirty. Twenty. Ten. Touchdown.  More...

Man gets 15 years in weapons-smuggling case

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A man who tried to smuggle more than 200 assault-style weapons from Texas into Mexico has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.  A federal judge in San Antonio on Friday sentenced Eloy Olivares Garza. More...

EDC board to discuss status of economic development director

The status of the economic development director of the Raymondville Economic Development Corp. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association January 9, 2014

After gaining a total of 173 points the first two days this week, cotton futures gave it all back, and then some, the next two sessions at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). More...

Voters reminded of January 17 deadline to submit ballots for county committee elections

WASHNGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 USDA Texas Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Judith A. Canales, today reminded farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that they have until this Friday, Jan. More...

A MAJESTIC

A MAJESTIC longhorn takes a break on a ranch west of Raymondville while others kept grazing during a recent morning under a cloudy sky and with temperatures in the low 60s. More...

Obituaries

GLADYS L. TATUM

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Gladys L. More...

ELISEO CORTINAS

CORPUS CHRISTI/RAYMONDVILLE Eliseo Cortinas, 74, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 11, 2014 in Corpus Christi at the Cimarron Place & Rehabilitation Center. He was born on September 6, 1939 at Norias Ranch to Eliseo and Antonia N. More...

CLEOTILDE ALICIA TAMEZ

LASARA/MONTE ALTO - Cleotilde Alicia Tamez, 83, entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 13, 2014 at Retama Manor Nursing Center in Weslaco. She was born on July 3, 1930 in Raymondville to Guadalupe and Sofia Garza.  More...

2014 Willacy County Livestock Show & Fair will be next week

The 2014 WIllacy County Livestock Show & Fair will be held Jan. More...

Commissioners hold off on museum donation of $18,000

An $18,000 donation for the Willacy County Historical Museum was put on hold last week pending a review by the commissioners’ court.  The donation was an agenda item during Thursday’s meeting of the administrative body after Commissi More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Texas Border Sheriff's Annual Winter Meeting held in Zapata

Late last week we visited Zapata, Texas for our annual winter meeting of the Texas Border Sheriffs-Coalition. We once, twice a year by ourselves and twice a year combined with the Southwestern Border Sheriffs' Coalition of which we are members also. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

Some individuals teach and preach a "Dalmatian Theology." They believe that the Word of God is only inspired in certain "spots."  How dangerous. More...

County Lifestyles

Bernal-Torres

Elijio and Bibiana Bernal of Lyford, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Christina Leann to Omar Torres, son of Delia Lopez and Armando Torres, Sr. of Brownsville. More...

San Perlita School News

AROUND CAMPUS   FFA members competed at the Tip-O-Tex FFA District stock show last week. Ydanissa Gonzalez won 2nd place Light cross/Light heavy weight division of the Prospect show. More...

Addy Anel Yanez

Addy Anel Yanez recently graduated from ITT Technical Institute. She is the granddaughter of the late Guadalupe “ Sonny” Hernandez Jr, Palmview, Tx. and the late Paula V. Hernandez Raymondville, Tx. along with Mrs. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 13- Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, 800 blk W. Durango.  Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, 700 blk N. Monterrey.  Theft, over $50, under $500, 400 blk W. Hidalgo.  Incident, damaged telephone pole, 300 blk S. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

JANUARY 8 - Theft, E. of FM 2629, Sebastian.  JANUARY 9- Execution of warrant/failure to appear, driving while intoxicated, arrested: Arturo Carreon, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Legals

Construction Advertisement and Invitation for Bids

The City of Raymondville will receive bids for DR-1780 Hurricane Dolly PW 14 PROPOSED LIFT STATION NO. 18 IMPROVEMENTS until 4:00 p.m. More...

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