January 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

JORGE MACIAS

JORGE MACIAS of Mission was busy selling oranges and corn from his truck on East Hidalgo Avenue Saturday morning. He reported brisk sales of juicy oranges and tender roasting ears. More...

News

RETIREMENT PARTY

RETIREMENT PARTY - Lydia Sosa is retiring after 21 years of maintenance service to the City of Raymondville. A retirement luncheon was held Tuesday afternoon at the L.E. Franks Tourist Center. More...

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. • Going Through a Rough Patch More...

RAYMONDVILLE ISD BEARKAT 2014-2015 BASKETBALL FRESHMEN TEAM

  RAYMONDVILLE ISD BEARKAT 2014-2015 BASKETBALL FRESHMEN TEAM - Shown, standing, from left to right, are Rudy Ambriz, Justin Noyola, Darian Cortez, Fred Rodriguez, Efrain Perez. Sitting, Isaac Ramirez, Daniel Gutierrez and Mario Moreno. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

The life of a daredevil

With most things in life, I prefer the calm, safe (boring) approach. I am not a thrillseeker. I do not endeavor to live on the wild side. Far from it. More...

LASARA HIGH SCHOOL MASTERMINDS TEAM

  LASARA HIGH SCHOOL MASTERMINDS TEAM defeated Edcouch-Elsa High School in the 2nd round on Monday evening. Lasara will now move on to the third round. Coach is Mr. Terry Buse. More...

SAILOR OF THE YEAR 2014

- FC2 (SW) Julio J. Saldaña of Lyford has been selected “Sailor of the Year” for year 2014 at the Aegis Technical Representative Group in Moorestown, New Jersey. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 14 - Theft of service, 400 blk E. Exchange.  Theft of service, 700 blk N. 7th.  Burglary of habitation, 400 blk W. Sonora.  Theft of service, 400 blk S. 5th.  JANUARY 15- Civil matter, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  More...

Legals

Willacy County TxCDBG No. 713520

Advertisement and Invitation for Bids

Willacy County will receive bids for the construction of Contract TxCDBG No. 713520, street and drainage improvements, until 3pm on February 4, 2015 at the County Judge's Office 576W Main St. Raymondville TX 78580. More...

WILLACY COUNTY GLO # 12-401-000-6446, DRS210204

Construction Advertisement and Invitation for Bids

The County of Willacy will receive bids for Street and Drainage Improvements Prolect Colonia Sebastian (West) until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday February 26, 2015 at 576 West Main Street, Raymondville, Texas 78580. More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 700 FM 3168 Monday, April 13, 2015 5:00 P.M.   More...

Port Mansfield fish house owner claims unfair competition

A Port Mansfield resident who owns the only fish house in this fishing and retirement community claims to face an unfair competition from another seafood buyer.  Hai Phuong, a 66-year-old business woman originally from Vietnam, says she opened t More...

Jury trial in sexual assault of a minor set to begin today

Jury selection for a sexual assault of a child case began Tuesday in the library annex.  A 12-member jury plus two alternates were to be selected among a long list of people summoned to report by the 197th Judicial District Court.  The case More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Texas Border Sheriffs Coalition Winter Meeting

We just returned from our winter meeting of the Texas border Sheriffs Coalition in Eagle Pass. More...

Political Cartoon

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Farm & Ranch

Grace Heritage Ranch Animal Nomenclature

You may have noticed that apart from the general name of an animal, such as a "goat", they may have many other names such as "buck", "billy", "doe", etc. More...

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association

Cotton traders and analysts were surprised by a robust weekly export sales and shipment report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture early Thursday morning, Jan. 15. The department reported net sales of U.S. More...

Gardening in South Texas class seeks new “crusaders” for 2015

EDINBURG -- The popular class series, “Gardening in South Texas,” is accepting applications from locals and Winter Texans alike who need help navigating through the fog of gardening in the challenging sub-tropical conditions of the area, More...

Obituaries

HERLINDA CASTILLO GOMEZ

SEBASTIAN - Herlinda Castillo Gomez, 90, of Sebastian, TX, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 14,2015 at her current residence. She was born on May 7, 1924 in Mercedes, TX to Delfino Castillo and Regina Ramirez. More...

DR. DAVID E. VASSBERG

A memorial service for David E. Vassberg will be held at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Lyford, TX, on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 2 p.m. Dr. Vassberg passed away in Austin, on Nov. 24, 2014. He grew up and farmed in Lyford. More...

JUAN SOSA, SR.

RAYMONDVILLE - Juan Sosa Sr., 67, entered into eternal glory on Monday, January 19, 2015 at his residence in Raymondville, TX. He was born on September 13, 1947 in Raymondville,TX to Jose Sosa and Santos Alfaro Sosa.  More...

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