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Horses in town problem in San Perlita

The City of San Perlita has a population of 680 according to the 2000 U.S. More...

News

Texas hog hunter becomes pig lover

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - Before Courtney Taylor met Hooey, she was an avid hog hunter.  Taylor, 28, of Victoria County, was on a hunting trip near Edna with her boyfriend a year ago when she met the then 5-pound piglet. More...

Border Patrol shoots man who drove through checkpoint

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - U. S. Border Patrol agents shot and killed a man who had driven through a West Texas checkpoint without stopping for inspection, Customs and Border Protection said Friday.  More...

MGMS News Round Up

Student News   Myra Green Middle School had a strong showing at the District UIL meet held in Port Isabel last Saturday. In total MGMS brought home 52 trophies and ribbons. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Well, I never......

People have their bucket lists - things they want to do before they, you know, kick the bucket. And, people have lists of goals - also things they want to do. More...

THE RAYMONDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL MASTERMINDS TEAM

  THE RAYMONDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL MASTERMINDS TEAM competed on Monday, January 12, 2015 against the McAllen Memorial Team. The RHS Masterminds Team advanced to the next level with a score of 315 to 225. More...

Photo

ON JANUARY 24, 2014, members of the Raymondville High School Band and Myra Green Middle School Band were represented at the ATSSB All Region Band Concert for middle school and high school. More...

Crime & Courts

Brownsville woman sentenced to 5 years prison for cocaine

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Veronica Garcia, 23, of Brownsville, TX, was found guilty for Possession of Cocaine and was sentenced to 5 years in prison. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 26- Arrested: Raul Herrera, III, prohibited substances in a correctional facility, 1600 blk Buffalo Dr.  Accident/minor, 900 blk E. Hidalgo.  Arrested: Jose Benigno Loya, assault causing bodily injury FV, 300 blk E. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

JANUARY 28 - Assault/assault with a deadly weapon, Legion Dr., Port Mansfield.  Burglary of a vehicle, FM 1425, Lyford.  Execution of a warrant/bench warrant. Arrested: Ramon Donato Santana, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Few candidates file for city elections

Six people have filed their intentions to run in the upcoming election for the Raymondville City Council.  And in Lyford, Mayor Henry De La Paz filed his name to seek re-election for another two-year term.  No one has filed yet for the two More...

Local police busting synthetic marijuana dealers

More drug dealers are getting busted by local police and their actions are being commended by an organization that is fighting substance drug abuse.  Since December, police have busted seven places suspected of selling synthetic marijuana and ha More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Never argue with a woman when she's tired... or when she’s rested

I want to talk a little bit about marriage this week, so I used the above quote to get your attention. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association

January 30, 2015 Export sales of U.S. cotton reached a marketing year high for the third consecutive week, according to the latest report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. More...

PREPARING THE FARMLAND

  PREPARING THE FARMLAND A farmer plows a field at Texas Highway 186 and Rio Beef Road west of Raymondville before the planting season gets under way in March. More...

Vela Secures Assignments on House Agriculture Committee

WASHINGTON - U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (DBrownsville) will continue his service on the House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture. Rep. More...

Obituaries

ADELAIDA “YAYA” RIVERA

SEBASTIAN, TX - Adelaida (Yaya) Rivera, 77, of Sebastian, Texas passed away to be with our Lord at 6:00 A.M. Sunday morning, February 1, 2015. She was born on May 21, 1937 in Sebastian, Texas to parents Juan and Amada Vela. More...

NANCY ANN McLAUGHLIN

Nancy Ann McLaughlin, 83, went home to her Heavenly Father on January 26, 2015.  More...

DAVID LOYA

HOUSTON, TX - David Loya, 46 of Houston, TX, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 1, 2015, at home.  He was born November 19, 1968 in Fresno, CA, son of Baltazar and Maria Teresa (Perez) Loya.  More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine and Beer Retailer’s Off-Premise permit by Toni Lynn Cochran dba Bait Shop, to be located at 708 Laguna Drive, Port Mansfield, Willacy County, Texas.   More...

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

The City of Raymondville is giving notice of the city's intent to submit a Planning/Capacity Building Fund application for a grant from the Texas Community Block Grant Program. More...

AVISO PUBLICO CIUDAD DE RAYMONDVILLE TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

La Ciudad de Raymondville está dando aviso de la intención de la ciudad para presentar una Planning/ Capacity Building Fund aplicación para una subvención del Texas Community Block Grant Program. More...

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