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DPS urges online renewal of your driver's license

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Renewing a Texas driver's license doesn't necessarily mean waiting in long lines or prepping your best photo ID look for the camera.  The Department of Public Safety on Tuesday urged residents to renew online and beat the typi More...

Gas prices across Texas hold steady at $3.49

IRVING, Texas (AP) Retail gasoline prices across Texas held steady this week at $3.49 per gallon.  AAA Texas on Thursday reported that compares to the nationwide average price of $3.68 per gallon, up 2 cents from last week. More...

Art students from RISD make it to top 50 contest nationwide

The verdict is out, but the case isn’t over by any means.  It will be up to the people’s vote now to decide on the final outcome.  That is how a competition for the best artistic looking shoe is turning out and students from the More...

County Lifestyles

DESSERT WITH THE DOCTOR

DESSERT WITH THE DOCTOR -Valley Baptist Medical Center held “Dessert with the Doctor” on Monday evening at the Willacy County EMS. More...

LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL 2014 NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTEES

  LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL 2014 NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTEES -An induction ceremony was held in their honor on Tuesday, April 22 in the Lyford High School Cafetorium. More...

CEPEDA’S INCOME TAX LIL SLUGGERS

  CEPEDA’S INCOME TAX LIL SLUGGERS came in third place at the Sebastian Shetland tournament on Saturday, April 26. Shown standing, top row, from left to right, are coaches Roy Rivera and BillieJean Najera. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 22- Disorderly conduct, 200 blk E. Harris.  Burglary/vehicle, 500 blk W. Hidalgo Ave.  Theft, 300 blk W. Sauz.  Theft, 100 blk S. Exp. 77.  Suspicious/circumstances, 500 blk W. Hidalgo Ave.  Theft, 1100 blk N. More...

Legals

City of Raymondville TDA Grant 713391

Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain To: All interested Agencies including all Federal, State and Local, Groups and Individuals.   More...

Church members cleaning debris from fire for salvage rights

While the city will foot the tab for a cleaning and demolition job on North Sixth Street, a church congregation is cleaning the site at the Carrol Petroleum facility that burned down in mid April.  The big difference is that it’s doing so More...

LGS bails out county jail again with $43,862 payout

When Sheriff Larry Spence asked the Willacy County Commissioner’s Court for a new jail back in 2006, he got what he asked for.  But seven years later, the county, through a quasi entity called the Local Government Corp., keeps paying the t More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

National Police Week, Memorial Day and More

Once again I would like to bring to your attention so of the activities coming up this month. More...

Powdered Alcohol or Palcohol-Newest threat to teens

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism each year in the U. S., nearly 80,000 people die from alcohol- related causes, making it the third leading preventable cause of death in our country. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association April 24, 2014

December cotton continued its advance this week at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), stumbling only once just ahead of First Notice day for the May contract. More...

COLORFUL HIBISICUS ANYONE?

COLORFUL HIBISCUS ANYONE? Santos Coronado sells some of the most colorful hibiscus in town such as this trio of the colorful ornamentals. More...

Study: Fuel from corn worse than gasoline for environment

WASHINGTON (AP) - Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat c More...

Obituaries

MOISES R. FLORES

RAYMONDVILLE- Moises R. Flores, 55, went to his Heavenly home on April 22, 2014. He was born on August 16, 1958 in Raymondville, TX to Jose Israel and Clarita Flores.  He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents; Ramon C. and Lazara C. More...

In Loving Memory of

Mario Moncevais, Sr.

3rd Anniversary -  More...

A Card of Thanks

The family of Reyes Dominguez

would like to express our deepest gratitude and most sincere appreciation to everyone for their expressions of sympathy during the most difficult time of our lives. More...

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