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Pioneer Days Festival set for Saturday

Want to know more about Willacy County’s rich ranching and farming heritage?  Well for that you will need to head out this Saturday to the first annual Pioneer Days Festival where there will be enough events, participants and people on han More...

News

Texas public school enrollment topped 5 million in 2012

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas says its public school enrollment surged by nearly 20 percent in a decade, enough to officially top 5 million as of the 2012-2013 academic year.  More...

House GOP moves against health care law

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans are launching a new attack on the president's health care law, just days after the law beat expectations by signing up more than 7 million Americans.  More...

Lady ‘Kats soccer team season ends

In its brief existence, the Raymondville girls’ soccer program has earned the reputation as being fundamentally sound and feature a hard-nosed style of play.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association April 3, 2014

Nearby cotton futures contracts at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) were locked in a downward spiral this week with May and July cotton taking the greatest hit. More...

THE LYFORD FFA LIVESTOCK JUDGING TEAM

  THE LYFORD FFA LIVESTOCK JUDGING TEAM has started off the season with two strong outings. More...

Obituaries

SOFIA A. ZEPEDA

LYFORD- Sofia A. Zepeda, 89, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at her residence. She was born on September 30, 1924 to Casemiro Aguirre and Amelia Muniz Reyna in San Marcos, TX.  More...

ANTONIA PEREZ

LYFORD- Antonia Perez, 80 entered into eternal rest on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Valley Baptist Medical Center Hospital in Harlingen. More...

A Card of Thanks

From the family of Lazaro V. Garcia

A heartfelt thank you to everyone for all of your thoughtfulness, prayers, the wonderful food and the beautiful flowers you gave us during this difficult time.  A very special thank you to Chaplain Carlos Garcia, Odyssey Hospice and his nurses G More...

City sets public hearing for Sosa’s packing shed project

A public hearing to hear from the taxpayers’ about a project the Economic Development Corp. More...

EDC forecloses on Cisneros property

It’s often say that third time’s a charm.  But that wasn’t the case for machacado entrepreneur Raul “Coy” Cisneros at Monday’s board meeting of the Economic Development Corp. of Raymondville.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Texas/southwestern Border Sheriffs' Spring Conference at S. P. I.

It was that time of year when we usually have to travel to California, Arizona, or New Mexico to fulfill our obligation to meet twice a year with the Southwestern Border Sheriffs Coalition. More...

Letters

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 700 FM 3168 Monday, June 9, 2014 5:00 P.M.   More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROJECT

The City of Raymondville Economic Development Corporation has proposed a Raymondville Economic Development Corporation 4B Project for demolition and cleanup of existing structures for the construction of a new public refrigerated warehouse dry and co More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The City of Raymondville, Texas (City) will receive bids for CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE 2014 STREET OVERLAY PROJECT PHASE 2 improvements until 4:00 p.m., on Tuesday April 29 2014, at the City of Raymondville City Hall at 142 South 7" Street, Raymondville, More...

County Lifestyles

Carrion-Rodriguez

Roel and Delma Carrion of Kingsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Priscilla Marie Carrion of Kingsville to David Rodriguez, Jr. of Lasara, son of Micaela M. Alaniz and David Rodriguez, Sr. More...

Vasquez-Townsend

Mr. and Mrs. Lucio Vasquez of Lyford, TX are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Bobby Jo Vasquez, to Benjamin Townsend, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. More...

HAPPY 5TH BIRTHDAY!

Mila Madison Castillo
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Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 1- Theft, under $50, 400 blk W. Raymond. Assault by threat x2, 400 blk W. Lopez. Incident: verbal, 500 blk E. Kimball. Arrested: Guadalupe Villegas, assault causing bodily injury (FV), 800 blk W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

APRIL 2 - Civil matter, Jones St., La Sara. Theft, Goyo Garcia Rd., Raymondville. Burglary of a habitation, W. 1st St., Sebastian. Harassment, Garcia Rd., Raymondville. Criminal trespass, arrested: Nicolas More...

Church burglar sentenced to state jail

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Adolfo Conde, Jr. 35, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty and sentenced to state jail for 15 months, day for day, for burglary of a building. More...

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