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Take comfort in an almost effortless onion soup

Talk about a vegetable that's everywhere. The humble onion is one of the most common aromatic vegetables, popping up in so many ways across so many cuisines.  More...

Driver rescued from vehicle submerged in canal

CHINA, Texas (AP) - Emergency responders jumped into a Southeast Texas canal and saved a driver who called 911 when her car plunged into the cold water.  The Jefferson County Sheriffs Office on Monday said the woman, whose car apparently missed More...

Elderly vulnerable Texans need their doctors

Thousands of our most frail, elderly Texans - and the physicians who care for them - are still waiting for our state to solve a medical emergency it created for them nearly four years ago.  More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Hiding behind the monogram

They sat indiscriminately on the clearance rack marked down like a thousand percent from their initial price. Hand towels. Not your everyday, ordinary, run-of-the-mill hand towels. More...

Obituaries

MARY ALICE M. GARCIA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Mary Alice M. More...

DAPHNA KAYE OAKS-MIRKOV

HARLINGEN, TX - Daphna Kaye Oaks-Mirkov, 57, went to be with our Lord on December 31, 2014 at Valley Baptist Medical Center after a long battle with cancer.  More...

JOSE LUIS PARDO

RAYMONDVILLE- Jose Luis Pardo, 54, entered into eternal glory on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at his residence in Raymondville, TX. He was born on November 22, 1960 in Rotan, TX to Francisco and Juana (Chavarria) Pardo.  More...

8-liners back in business in city

A yet unnamed eightliner business has opened its doors in Raymondville days after it was served with 35 citations for violating a city ordinance.  The business operator had applied for a city permit to run the coin-operated machines, but did not More...

7 busted during drug raid

Seven Raymondville residents were arrested during three raids conducted early Tuesday morning by local police.  The raids were part of an operation to crack down on places suspected of selling synthetic drugs and paraphernalia.  Police hit More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Life begins at 80?

I've always heard that "life begins at 401" Recently though, talking with a few of my senior friends, they tell me it actually begins at 80. I used to have a little buddy who would call me about 3 PM every afternoon to chat.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association January 2, 2015

Cotton futures turned sharply lower in the final trading session of 2014 at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Wednesday as speculative selling weighed on all contracts. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch Pollen and Royal Jelly

This week we’ll wrap up our honey bee articles. Honey bees eat only three different foods: Honey, Pollen, and Royal Jelly. Almost everyone is familiar with Honey, but Pollen and Royal Jelly are two other products we get from honey bees.  More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

DECEMBER 30 - Alarm/audible, 600 blk Monroe. Funeral escort, 600 blk N. 3rd. Disturbance/verbal, 800 blk W. Fox. Threats, 100 blk S. 7th. 911 call, 800 blk FM 3168. 911 call, 300 blk E. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

DECEMBER 21 - Execution of warrant/motion to revoke probation. Aggravated assault. More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS TO: ANY UNKNOWN HEIRS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF LUPE VALDEZ, JR., DECEASED More...

City of Raymondville

Parks & Recreation Department Adult Softball Organizational Meeting

The City of Raymondville will be having an organizational meeting for its upcoming Adult & Coed Softball Season on Thursday, January 8, 2015, at 6:00 pm, in the Rural Technology Building, located at 700 FM 3168, Raymondville, Texas, directly acro More...

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