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E-On windfarm expansion going ahead as planned

A project to double the electric power capacity of one of the two windfarms in Willacy County has not been postponed just delayed due to a couple of bumps along the way.  E-On Climate & Renewables has committed to add another 100-plus turbin More...

News

Police: Burglar left keys inside neighbor's house

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio police say a man who may have stolen his neighbor's Sony Playstation 3 gaming system left his keys inside the neighbor's house.  KSAT-TV reports that 20- year-old Rogelio Cordova was arrested Tuesday for burglary.& More...

THE ANNUAL SAN PERLITA THANKSGIVING FEAST

  THE ANNUAL SAN PERLITA THANKSGIVING FEAST took place on Tuesday, November 25, in the old gym. Students and parents gathered for a traditional meal of turkey with all the trimmings and dessert. Almost 500 people attended. More...

RAYMONDVILLE CHRISTMAS PARADE GRAND MARSHALS

  RAYMONDVILLE CHRISTMAS PARADE GRAND MARSHALS - Allan and Lynn Spence are both proud lifelong citizens of Raymondville where they were high school sweethearts. More...

County Lifestyles

Slices of Life A simple trip to the mall

My husband is not a frequent shopper. He avoids the hobby. Abhor is a strong word, but think it's pretty close to how my husband regards the instore experience.  More...

THE CLASS OF 1963 LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL

  THE CLASS OF 1963 LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL recently held their 51st class reunion on October 26, 2014. They met at Mi Pueblito Restaurant. Shown, front row, from left to right, are Alicia Guerrero Lopez, Viola Cavazos Lozano, Bettie Dodd Thomas. More...

HAPPY 11TH BIRTHDAY!

Elliana Cristela Chapa
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Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 27 - Assault (threat), harassment, 500 blk W. Harris. Burglary of habitation, 200 blk Petra. Fire call, 300 blk W. Sauz. NOVEMBER 28- 911 call, 100 blk E. Sunset Ave. Locked keys, 400 blk E. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

NOVEMBER 26 - Assault by contact. Arrested: Alfredo Suarez, W. FM 1761, Raymondville.  Execution of warrant/assault family violence. Arrested: Sandra Gonzales, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  NOVEMBER 27- Accident (minor), Bus. More...

Christmas Parade is Friday night

The lighting of a Christmas tree at the city’s Pocket Park this Thursday will kick off the 2014 holiday season in Raymondville.  The tall tree was set up on Monday by staff and volunteers with the Raymondville Chamber of Commerce and the t More...

Baseball is coming soon to Myra Green Middle School

“Play Ball” will reverberate for the first time ever at the one and only middle school in town next spring.  The board of trustees with the Raymondville school district has approved allocating money to begin a baseball and softball t More...

GIANT BLADES

GIANT BLADES like this one seen along Expressway 77 and Texas Highway 186 are in short supply due to high demand for wind turbines. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Letters, calls, cards, and prayer

We are never really accustomed to death when it comes, no matter how old we get, or how many funerals we attend. As part of the American Legion Post 390's Honor Guard we do a lot of Veterans funerals, sometimes two or more a week. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 28, 2014

Cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange ( ICE) settled higher two out of the three session leading up to the Thanksgiving Holiday this week, and contracts broke through 60.00- cent resistance Wednesday. More...

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch

Native non-venomous snakes of Texas

In last week’s article we talked about native venomous snakes of Texas. In this article we’ll talk about some of our native non-venomous snakes.  More...

Obituaries

ENRIQUE “HENRY” URIBE

RAYMONDVILLE - Enrique “Henry” Uribe entered into eternal glory on Thursday, November 27, 2014 at the Dimmit Regional Memorial Hospital in Carrizo Springs, TX where he and his wife Delia Castaneda have resided. More...

SALOME LOZANO

LYFORD, TX - Salome Lozano, 77, entered into eternal glory on Monday, December 1, 2014 at his residence in Lyford, TX. He was born on July 22, 1937 in Mexico to Agapito Lozano and Maria Inez Rosales Lozano.  More...

TOMAS GUTIERREZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Tomas Gutierrez, 61, entered into eternal glory on Monday, December 1, 2014 at his residence in Raymondville, TX. He was born on April 25, 1953 in Raymondville, TX to Eustacio Gutierrez and Carolina Gonzales Gutierrez.  More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine and Beer Retailer’s Off- Premises Permit by Edward Cadena dba Ed’s Kwik Stop #1, to be located at 393 N. 7th St., Raymondville, Willacy Co., TX.   More...

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine and Beer Retailer’s Off- Premises Permit by Edward Cadena dba Ed’s Kwik Stop #2, to be located at 710 W. Hidalgo Ave., Raymondville, Willacy Co., TX.   More...

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine and Beer Retailer’s Off- Premises Permit by Edward Cadena dba Ed’s Kwik Stop #3, to be located at 995 S. 7th, Raymondville, Willacy Co., TX.   More...

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