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Fall Fashion tips: Santa Fe look, hiking boots

NEW YORK (AP) - It may feel like summer outside, but many stores are showing styles for cooler weather. Here are some tips and trends to help your wardrobe look "clean and fresh for fall," according to Lucky magazine's style editor, Laurel Pantin. More...

Alabama hunters haul in 1,000-pound alligator

CAMDEN, Ala. More...

Police: Half-nude man dies after struggle with police

SANANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio police say a partially naked man who crashed his vehicle and was shot with a Taser has died.  Police Sgt. More...

County Lifestyles

Slices of Life

A tale of war, destruction, and toilets

Before reading any further, be forewarned: this is not a story for the weak of heart. It is filled with snakes, destruction, filth, war and loss. But every word is true. I know. I lived it  More...

Back-to School Rally

The United Pentecostal Church located at 1255 East Hidalgo Ave, Raymondville, would like to invite you to our fourth annual Back to School Rally. Join us as we pray for our students and those who are entrusted with their care. More...

HAPPY 2ND BIRTHDAY!

Isaiah Lopez

Love, Mom (Iliana),  More...

Obituaries

JOSEFINA MENDIOLA

Josefina Mendiola, 93, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, entered into the arms of her loving Father in Heaven on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family and friends.  More...

MANUEL R. GARZA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Manuel R. Garza, 62 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Wednesday, August 13, 2014 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born on November 2, 1951 in Raymondville, son of Juan P. and Constancia (Rodriguez)  More...

LILIA GARZA CAMPOS

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Lilia Garza Campos, 80 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Friday, August 15, 2014 in Valley Baptist Medical Center with her family at her side.  She was born on July 2, 1934 in Mexico, daughter of Antonio and Maria Concepc More...

RISD adopts $26 million budget, .07¢ tax hike expected

A new school budget of more than $26 million was adopted Tuesday night by the board of trustees of the Raymondville school district.  And now that it’s official, the district is going to be running on a leaner and meaner approach because m More...

Suspects charged in border patrolman’s murder have cartel ties

The two suspects arrested and charged with capital murder for allegedly killing an off-duty Border Patrol agent have ties to Mexico’s Drug Cartel, a source familiar with the case said.  The two were asked if they wanted to be transferred t More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Home Invasions of a different kind threaten our kids

When we talk of home invasions, especially here in the valley, we automatically think of the criminal kind. The kind where people enter your home with the intent to rob and perhaps do physical harm to you or a family member. More...

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Letters

Northside needs attention of city, reader says

Editor, I was invited to take a tour of one of the new Dolly Disaster houses on the north side of town. The proud owners furnished it with new furniture that gave it a modem look, I was very impressed More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association August 15, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture surprised most cotton market analysts and traders Tuesday with the release of its monthly supply and demand estimates for the 2014-15 marketing year. The department raised its estimate for U.S. More...

Sesame seed-newest county crop

There is no doubt that Willacy County has a rich agriculture tradition.  The county has been known for producing cotton, grain sorghum, corn, sugar cane, melons and some vegetables like cabbage and chick peas.  However, a handful of farmers More...

Grace Heritage Ranch- Small Orchard

One of the tenants of the homesteading lifestyle is greater self-sufficiency. To that end, having a small orchard can supply you with an abundance of fruit. When people think of an orchard in south Texas they normally think of acres of citrus trees. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

AUGUST 12- Alarm/residential, 700 blk W. White. Unattended child, King/Wood. Funeral escort, 1100 blk W. Hidalgo Ave. Information, 500 blk W. Hidalgo. Traffic, 900 blk E. Charles. Traffic, 300 blk of W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

AUGUST 13 - Civil matter, Seminole St., San Perlita.  Harassment, Red I Ranch Rd., Raymondville.  Execution of warrant/possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver/arrested: Javier Aleman, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

DISTRICT CLERK REPORT

Civil suits filed:   Probuild Company LLC vs V&H Custom Homes, LLC, Eric Trevino, Norberto Perez, Alpidio Garcia, Jesse A. Guerra and Judith Vela Guerra - breach of contract.  In the matter of Reyna Hernandez vs Rodolfo Mireles, Jr. 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 City of Raymondville 2014-15 Fiscal Year Budget

The Board of Commissioners of the City of Raymondville, Texas hereby gives notice that there will be a public hearing on the proposed 2014-2015 Fiscal Year Budget for the City of Raymondville, Texas. More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters of Administration for the Estate of Jimmy Wayne Fulcher, Deceased, were issued on August 11, 2014, in Docket No.  More...

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