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Nine arrested for damages to football field

Nine people, including six teenagers, turned themselves in Monday in connection to damages made to the grass of the football field of the Raymondville school district, campus police said.  They are Juan J. More...

News

Texas students take aim at Jefferson Davis UT Statue

DALLAS (AP) - The University of Texas is considering a request from student leaders to remove a century-old statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis from the Austin campus.  Even as administrators review the issue, the NAACP and others wh More...

Assistant principal in Austin quits over bus driver sex case

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An assistant principal in a Central Texas school district has resigned after seeing a bus driver allegedly touch a 6-year-old girl but not reporting it for months.  The Austin Independent School District has not released the More...

Texas House requires breath test for drivers convicted of DWI

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Under a bill that has passed the Texas House, convicted drunken drivers whose licenses are suspended may still drive - but only while sober.  Dallas Republican Rep. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE Young and in love

Our family is growing. Daughter number one and only recently got engaged, which means there is a wedding and new son-in-law in our future. The engagement took my husband by surprise. I think he was (is?) in denial about our kids growing up. More...

Cristina Garcia

Felicidades! Te queremos Mucho! - Tu familia
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Pastor Steve Morfitt

Pastor Steve Morfitt of Brownsville has accepted the Divine Call to serve as pastor of Mt. More...

Crime & Courts

Garcia gets 2 years in prison for multiple offenses

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced that Pedro Garcia, 28, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty and sentenced to 1 year in state jail for Evading Arrest With a Motor Vehicle, 2 years in prison for Tampering With Evidence, a More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

MAY 6- Burglary of vehicle, E. Port Dr., Port Mansfield.  Theft, E. Port Dr., Port Mansfield.  Civil matter, S. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MAY 11 - Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, assault causing bodily injury, FV, 400 blk W. Raymond.  Arrested: Noemi Troncoso, execution of warrant, tampering with witness, 300 blk W. Durham.  Verbal disturbance, 400 blk W. More...

Mayor, municipal judge races set for runoffs

• YOLANDA ALEXANDRE RE-ELECTED • CHRIS LOPEZ-TAMEZ WINS COMMISSION SEAT

The voters spoke out during Saturday’s city election, choosing a new city commissioner and sending the mayor and municipal court judge races to run-off elections expected to be held sometime in June.  More...

County, city delegation heading to D.C. to discuss prison

A delegation of county and city officials is going to Washington, D.C. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Catching Up

We alluded to May being a busy month a few weeks back and so far it's lived up to its' reputation. Having just returned from a combined Texas Border Sheriffs and Southwestern Border Sheriffs meeting in late April, it's been non stop ever since. More...

Farm & Ranch

RIO BEEF ROAD

RIO BEEF ROAD in far west Willacy County is being upgraded. Truckloads of caliche are being poured on the road as part of $400,000 grant to fix a number of roads in Precincts 1 and 2. More...

TDA Market Recap May 11, 2015

AUSTIN - (May 11, 2015) For the week ending May 9, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady, with instances of sales ranging from $6 lower to $8 higher per hundredweight (cwt). More...

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association May 8, 2015

Cotton futures tumbled as the month of May began last Friday. July cotton started slowly and was trading near unchanged until selling pressure emerged, forcing the contract as low as 65.72 cents per pound. More...

Obituaries

KATHERINE P. DUDDLESTEN

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Katherine P. Duddlesten, 92 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Wednesday, May 6, 2015 in her home.  She was born on December 10, 1922 in Manor, TX, daughter of Charles and Minnie Bosse Prenzler.  More...

PAULA ALANIZ VILLARREAL

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Paula Alaniz Villarreal, 86, passed away Thursday May 7, 2015 at Solara Hospital in Harlingen, Texas. Paula was born to Ladislado and Manuela (Escamilla) Villarreal on June 30, 1928 in McAllen, Texas.  More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN THE INTEREST OF Stephanie Lizette,Jose Genaro Jr., Agustin,Natalia, Eduardo, Jorge LuisAlexis Jimena, Joel, Martin & Genaro Hernandez   More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN THE MATTER OF The Marriage ofSimon Rangel Ramirez andMaria Carmen Prado Ramirez  Cause No. More...

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a wine and beer retailer’s off-premise permit by Gilberto Esparza dba The Ice House, to be located at 8550 Bus. 77, Lyford, Willacy County, TX.   More...

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