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School districts meet standards; San Perlita needs to improve

The four school major districts in Willacy County have met all four standards set by the Texas Education Agency, but San Perlita needs to improve in one area.  The agency has released the 2014 state accountability system ratings for more than 1, More...

News

Report: Consumer spending boosts Texas economy

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Steady growth in consumer spending, spurred by increasing disposable income and job creation, has helped fuel the Texas economy over the last 15 years, according to a new report by the U.S. More...

The Kleberg & Kenedy County Distrist Attorney and the Boy Scouts work to provide Drug Education for School Children

The Boyscouts of America, John Hubert (the Kleberg & Kenedy County District Attorney), the Kleberg County Commissioner's Court and the Kleberg County Judge all worked together to provide $10,000 of the District Attorney's asset forfeiture funds t More...

NEW TABLET

NEW TABLET acquired by the city is seen in front of City Commissioner Pablo Morales as they brought them to work for the first time Monday. More...

County Lifestyles

PITTMAN ELEMENTARY 2014 - 2015 CHEERLEADERS

  PITTMAN ELEMENTARY 2014 - 2015 CHEERLEADERS Shown, front row, left to right: Desiree Cavazos, Raiza Mosuela, Brianna Galvan. Middle row left to right: MirandaArriaga, Jolynn Sayas, Sacred Rivera. More...

Slices of Life

Parenting crimes and misdemeanors

"Black-mail is an act involving unjustified threats to make a gain or cause loss to another unless a demand is met. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

AUGUST 5- Locked keys, 800 blk W. Rocky. Animal call/complaint, 400 blk E .Charles. Execution of warrant, 700 blk Sonora. Animal call, 800 blk Washington. Animal call, 100 blk N. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

AUGUST 7 - Civil matter, W. FM 490, Raymondville. Theft, Port Dr., Port Mansfield. Theft, FM 1018 and FM 507, Lyford. Accident (minor), FM 490, Lyford. AUGUST 8 - Theft, 500 blk W. 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. on Tuesday September 9, 2014 at Raymondville City Hall located at 142 South 7th Street, Raymondville, Texas 78580. More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held Monday, August 25, 2014, at 5:05 PM, in the above City, at the Raymondville Rural Technology Center, located at 700 FM 3168, Raymondville, Texas 78580, by the Planning and Zoning Commission to More...

PUBLIC NOTIFICATION OF NON-DISCRIMINATION IN CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION PROGRAM

San Perlita ISD offers career and technology programs in Keyboarding, Agriculture, and Microsoft Applications. Admission to these programs is based on student interest and age appropriateness.   More...

Shells found at slaying site of Border patrolman

Several shells fired from possiblya9mmhandgunand from a 223 semiautomatic rifle were found around the site where an off-duty Border patrol agent was shot and killed a week ago Sunday.  And the vehicle used by the bandits the Willacy County Sheri More...

Family-oriented refugee shelter could go up on Wetegrove land

A plan to built a familyoriented refugee shelter on property owned by the Wetegrove family is being envisioned, a local businessman said.  Joe Wetegrove said several hundred undocumented families will be resettled just east of Raymondville while More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Cooperation plus Teamwork equals Success

After enduring one of the busiest weeks we've had since I took office in 1985, I want to share briefly this week about working together to reach your ultimate goals. One of the hardest calls I've ever received came a week ago Sunday night. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

When four-year-old Sammy awoke after surgery, the nurse explained that it would be necessary for him to be fed intravenously for the next few days.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association August 8, 2014

Consolidation and anticipation of USDA's next supply and demand estimates seemed to be the primary features of this week's cotton market. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch - Papayas

Do you like papayas? Often called a papaya tree, they are actually an herbaceous plant, usually with a single straight trunk which can reach to 30 feet. The leaves are large - up to 3 feet in length. More...

BUCKS WITH VELVET COVERED RACKS

BUCKS WITH VELVET COVERED RACKS take refuge from the sun and the 100-degrees temperatures near a house in Port Mansfields. More...

Obituaries

JUANA ELIA GOMEZ

RAYMONDVILLE- Juana Elia Gomez entered into eternal rest Thursday, August 7, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. More...

GEORGE E. CHAVARRIA

RAYMONDVILLE-George E. Chavarria, 88, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Retama Manor Nursing Center in Raymondville. He was born on April 23, 1926 in Mercedes, TX to Juan and Eugenia (Mascorro) Chavarria.  More...

ANDRES G. REYES

RAYMONDVILLE- Andres G. More...

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