January 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Canadian citizens identified as victims of fatal accident

The victim of last week’s accident on FM 490 has been identified as Gilles Girad, a 69-year-old Canadian from Port Colborne, Ontario, police said.  A second Canadian citizen, David Johns, 60, also of Ontario died Tuesday morning. More...

News

Two men arrested on aggravated assault charges

Two Raymondville men were arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with aggravated assault after they were involved in an altercation, police said.  The incident occurred outside the Stripes store at Hidalgo Avenue and 10th Street at about 3:30 p. More...

U.S. Border Patrol arrests increased in 2013

McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Central American aliens crossing into the United States illegally in South Texas drove an increase in Border Patrol apprehensions last year, according to data released Friday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  More...

Mexican teen dies from drinking meth at border crossing

SAN DIEGO (AP) A Mexican high school student died from drinking highly concentrated liquid methamphetamine at a San Diego border crossing in an attempt to persuade inspectors that it was only apple juice, according to an autopsy report released Wedne More...

County Lifestyles

LASARA HIGH SCHOOL

LASARA HIGH SCHOOL will be participating in TAMUK’s Dual Enrollment Program during the Spring Semester. More...

LASARA SENIOR JACOB JIMENEZ

LASARA SENIOR JACOB JIMENEZ is ready to score 2 points against the La Villa Red Ants. More...

MERCEDES ARIANA SALAZAR

MERCEDES ARIANA SALAZAR graduated from Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Minor in Criminal Justice. More...

Crime & Courts

Local woman arrested for endangering children

A 19-year-old woman who More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 20- Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, burglary of building, 400 blk S. 6th.  Accident, 10th and Hidalgo.  Incident, U.U.M.V., 200 blk S. More...

Mission man sentenced to 15 years prison on drug charges

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that on January 9, 2014, Gianni Benitez, 30, of Mission, TX, was found guilty of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) with intent to deliver in the 197th judici More...

Ozuna gets job back

The embattled director the Economic Development Corp. of Raymondville is getting her $49,663 job back, nearly four months after she was suspended without pay in connection with a sexual conduct charge.  More...

Out-of-town lawyers big donors to Gonzales’ campaign

Willacy Judge John F. Gonzales Jr. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Mountain Top to Valley Experiences-Hard but Necessary

Have you ever experienced what some call "Mountaintop Experiences?" You're sitting on top of the world, and everything is going right. You just want to stay there and experience that feeling for as long as you possibly can. More...

Letters

Reader complains about non-delivery of rural mail

Editor,   Since the first of the year, Raymondville Post Office customers with rural delivery have not received delivery of a large portion of their mail. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association January 16, 2014

Cotton futures prices at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) rose sharply Thursday following the release of a better than expected export sales report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. More...

Farm workers earn best pay in Washington wheat fields

YAKIMA, Wash. ( AP) Let's say you're looking for decent-paying farm work.  The state's annual Agricultural Workforce Report would suggest the wheat industry first before tree fruit. More...

Obituaries

ALBERT MARSHALL PICKARD

August 22, 1921 - January 15, 2014   Dr. Albert Marshall Pickard passed away at his home in Raymondville, Texas on January 15, 2014, as a consequence of old age. As Texas’ oldest, full-time practicing veterinarian, Dr. More...

JESUSA TAMEZ ARJONA

RAYMONDVILLE- Jesusa Tamez Arjona, 83 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Tuesday, January 14, 2014 in Valley Baptist Medical Center with her family by her side.  She was born on December 24, 1930 in Woodsboro, TX, to Ernesto and Juanita Tame More...

MARIA ANTONIA GARCIA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Maria Antonia Garcia, 74, was called home by the Lord on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at her home. More...

Legals

DECLARING MOTOR VEHICLES ABANDONED

To Whom It May Concern:  Pursuant to the provisions of Article V of the Texas Abatement Act. V.C.S. 447-9a, Sec. More...

NOTICE OF STORGE LIEN DECLARING MOTOR VEHICLES ABANDONED

To Whom It May Concern:  Pursuant to the provisions of Article V of the Texas Abatement Act. V.C.S. 447-9a, Sec. More...

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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