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2015 Port Mansfield Fishing Tournament coming next week

The 2015 Port Mansfield Fishing Tournament will be held next week.  Now in its 41th year, anglers will be able to take advantage of the deeper harbor as the navigation district got a helping hand from the U.S. More...

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THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 390 of Raymondville, San Perlita I.S.D. and Raymondville I.S.D. sponsored four high school students to attend the Girls State at Seguin, Texas June 20 - 27, 2015. More...

CARDENAS FORD

CARDENAS FORD held a grand opening July 8 before one of the biggest crowds ever assembled to welcome a new member of the business community. More...

Valley Grande Institute begins teaching classes here

A new business name will be added to the marquee outside the Raymondville Rural Technology Building .  Valley Grande Institute, a Weslaco-based learning center that caters to the health care industry, has opened a campus here.  The company More...

Letters

Baby ducks take to swimming pool

Dear Editor;   Our backyard has become a small, busy, bird sanitary John, my husband, has been forced to take up the Texas bird book to identify some of our visitors. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Since the dawn of time, people have had opinions on everything from politics to the best way to make fire to whether a club or spear is better for hunting the wooly mammoth.  More...

Gonzales-Garcia

Jesse and Malissa Gonzales of Raymondville, TX announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelby L. Gonzales, to Franz Garcia, son of Jose R. Garcia and Maria Guadalupe Vega. More...

Obituaries

DANIEL S. GARCIA, SR.

RAYMONDVILLE- Daniel S. Garcia, Sr., 73, of Raymondville, TX entered into eternal rest Friday, July 7, 2015 at Texas Health Huguley Hospital in Burleson, TX. More...

DAVID SOTELLO 7/15/1983 - 7/11/2015

On July 11, Heaven gained another angel. David passed away peacefully at the age of 31. He was a loving son, brother, father, and a great friend to many.  More...

MATIAS ALVARADO

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Matias Alvarado, 75 of Raymondville, Texas entered into rest on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at his home.  He was born on February 24, 1940 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, son of Pedro and Petra (Leura) Alvarado.  Matias was preced More...

City sales tax rebates up, down in Lyford

Despite the loss of one of the biggest employers in town, the city’s economy is doing well.  The city received a check from the Texas comptroller’s office for $108,373, compared to check for $93,786 for the same month a year ago.&nbs More...

Rotary Club disbands

The Raymondville Rotary Club has followed the path of the dinosaurs.  The 86-year-old organization has ceased to exist and longtime members are blaming that on the lack of participation from existing Rotarians and to few people joining the club More...

AN OFF-SHORE

AN OFF-SHORE angler during the 2014 tourney. More...

Editorial & Columns

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

A stranger walked into our recording studio and was impressed with all of the equipment that we use. He had difficulty believing everything that he saw. More...

Behind the Badge

Words to Live By-From Father to Son

J Willard Marriott, founder of Marriott Hotels, penned a few guidelines to pass on to his son. They are too important not to pass on to you this week. I hope you can use them with your children, or your workplace. 1. More...

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Farm & Ranch

Harvesting sugar cane going on at unusual time of year

The plumes of smoke seen recently around Raymondville aren’t from structural fires, but from the burning of sugarcane before the slender plants are cut and loaded into giant carts.  The most recent sighting of a huge cloud of dark smoke wa More...

Grace Heritage Ranch Cow Gets a Tattoooo

Several years ago, we lost one of our cows and her calf due to her having a calf that was too big. It had been an accidental/unplanned breeding while the cows and bull were making their transition to our ranch. More...

COWPOKES

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Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JULY 8 - Theft, FM 1762 and Bus. 77, Raymondville.  Burglary of a vehicle, Hwy. 186 and FM 3142, San Perlita.  Identity theft, Cleveland, OH.  Forgery, Lupine Rd., Lyford.  JULY 9 - Abandoned vehicle, U.S. 77 S. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 13 - Assault causing bodily injury FV, 100 blk E. Sunset.  Theft, under $50, 700 blk N. 5th.  Assault by contact FV, 400 blk W. Durham.  Childy custody, 600 blk W. More...

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held Monday, July 27, 2015, at 5:05 PM, in the above City, at the Raymondville Rural Technology Center, located at 700 FM 3168, Raymondville, Texas 78580, by the Planning and Zoning Commission to c More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held Monday, July 27, 2015, at 5:05 PM, in the above City, at the Raymondville Rural Technology Center, located at 700 FM 3168, Raymondville, Texas 78580, by the Planning and Zoning Commission to c More...

Advertisement for Bids

Raymondville Chamber of Commerce 700 FM 3168 Raymondville, Texas 78580

The Raymondville Chamber of Commerce will receive bids for Raymondville Chamber of Commerce Renovations until 4:00 p.m. on July 30, 2015 at the Rural Technical Center located at 700 FM 3168, Raymondvill More...

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