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Valentine’s Day dress made from hearts of 160 decks of cards

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Marjorie Taylor said she enjoys making weird clothing.  She has created an elaborate costume for the 2008 Slug Queen Marie Antoinette Slugtoinette and her designs have been featured at Eugene’s Fashion Week.  More...

Texas Game Wardens arrest night hunters near Downtown New Braunfels

AUSTIN - Texas game wardens have arrested two adults and two juveniles for killing three deer and firing as many as 30 rifle rounds in and around Landa and Prince Solms parks in the New Braunfels city limits.  More...

San Antonio firefighters find snakes roaming in house fire

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Call it "Snakes in a Home."  San Antonio firefighters handling an electrical fire Friday morning found themselves dealing with snakes slithering around, including four vipers and a cobra.  The San Antonio Express- News re More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

We are the Nielsens

I've never used a pen name or adopted an alias. My family's not in the witness protection program, which I'm as- suming would necessitate a name change. But this week we are the Nielsens. More...

Obituaries

GEORGE LUIS SANCHEZ, JR.

SEBASTIAN, TX - George Luis Sanchez, Jr., 34, of Sebastian, TX, was called to be with our Lord on Monday, February 2, 2015.  More...

GERHEART “LUCKY” DRACHENBERG

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Gerheart “Lucky” Drachenberg, 89 of Harlingen, TX, entered into rest on Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Retama Manor Nursing Center in Harlingen.  He was born on July 17, 1925 in Beasley, TX, son of Henry and Lydia (Bl More...

In Loving Memory of

Juan Senon “100” Posas

7/24/1973 - 2/13/2011  MISSING YOU, LITTLE BROTHER   More...

City extends program to fund local business

A program created to activate the local economy by providing low interest loans to people interested in opening or expanding small businesses was given another vote of approval during Tuesday’s meeting of the city commission.  It’s c More...

County to seek $$$ for old courthouse restoration

Whether seeking funds from the state, from private grants or from the community, Willacy County leaders are about to embark on a journey to restore the now empty old courthouse.  The 100-year-old building is now in a state of abandonment after a More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

When things are going good, the Devil gets angry

The New Year had been going very smoothly and all things were good, until this weekend. More...

Political Cartoon

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Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association February 6, 2015

Heavy trading volume at the Intercontinental Exchange ( ICE), continued strong export sales, and surging spot market sales by producers were among the major features in the cotton market this week.  More...

Grace Heritage Ranch Embden Geese

Well it’s THAT time of year again. Almost. OK, close enough for our geese anyway. Time to start a family! Here at GHR we have a gander and two female geese. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff ’s Blotter

FEBRUARY 6 - Unsecured window, 6th and Palmetto St., Sebastian. Burglary of a vehicle, 8th and FM 1018, La Sara. Civil matter, Humphrey Rd. and Finch Rd., Raymondville. FEBRUARY 7- Possession of a controlled su More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

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Notice

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for Wine and Beer Retailer’s Off- Premise Permits by Family Dollar Stores of Texas LLC d/ b/a Family Dollar Store #2503 located at 945 E Hidalgo Ave, Raymondville, Willacy C More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE PUBLIC NOTICE TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

The City of Raymondville is giving notice of the city's intent to submit a Texas Community Development Block Grant Program grant application for a Community Development Fund grant request of $230,870 for sewer system improvements in the City of Raymo More...

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