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MAC Cosmetics plans collection to honor the late Selena

NEW YORK (AP) - A multi- product collection from MAC Cosmetics inspired by the late Latin icon Selena Quintanilla is planned for next year, the company said Thursday.  Known simply as Selena, the Mexican- American queen of Tejano music was shot More...

2 killed in crash of small plane

BRAZORIA, Texas (AP) - Two men have been killed in the crash of a small plane near the San Bernard River in Brazoria County.  The single-engine aircraft crashed about 10 a.m. More...

Texas’ unemployment rate falls to 4.2 percent in June

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas’ unemployment rate fell slightly in June to 4.2 percent, down from 4.3 percent in May, a state agency reported Friday.  More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

I like... summer

I like summer rain. Not at noon when everyone wants to be outside in the sunshine swimming, if you are lucky enough to be at the beach. More...

Obituaries

ELMA GARZA GAONA

Elma Garza Gaona, 70, entered into eternal rest Monday, July 20, 2015, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital. Elma fought a long battle with multiple illnesses since 2005, and she almost beat them all. More...

INEZ CUELLAR

Inez Cuellar, 88, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015 in Fort Wayne. Born in Mercedes, TX, she graduated from Raymondville High School, and it was there in Raymondville, TX where she had many of her fondest memories. More...

Legals

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City of Raymondville 142 S 7th St. Raymondville, Texas 78580

The City of Raymondville will receive bids for Proposed Water Well at Water Treatment Plant until 4:00 p.m. on August 25, 2015 at the City of Raymondville City Hall in the Office of the City Managerloca  More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

PURCHASE OF GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE

NOTICE TO BIDDERS  The City of Raymondville will be accepting competitive sealed proposals for the purchase of group health insurance for the period of October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016.   More...

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF MAE PAULINE SULLIVAN DECEASED

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Mae Pauline Sullivan, Deceased, were issued on July 10, 2015, by the County Court of Willacy County, Texas, acting in Cause No. More...

Judge outlines budgets cuts

After Willacy County's financial reverses caused the closing of the tent city prison complex and resulting loss of hundreds of jobs, County Judge Aurello "Keter" Guerra is looking to the future, hoping to regroup and rebuild. More...

Backers expect improved fishing tournament

Don't be surprised if this years Port Mansfield Fishing Tournament exceeds everyone's expectations.  Recently completed dredging by the Army Corps of Engineers has made the harbor and channel accessible to even the largest boats and the weather More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Family violence calls increase during hot weather

The weather is getting hotter and it appears so are the tempers in the households. Talking with local law enforcement there seems to be a lot of family violence, and aggravated assaults taking place. More...

Farm & Ranch

FARM WORKERS HARVESTED SORGHUM MONDAY AFTERNOON

  FARM WORKERS HARVESTED SORGHUM MONDAY AFTERNOON in ideal weather in a field just west of I-69E (Highway 77) in southern Willacy County near Sebastian not far from the Willacy-Cameron County line. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch Alpaca What?

“Peek A Boo! I see you!” This is one of the new favorite phrases at Grace Heritage Ranch. Why? Because standing off in the pasture and hidden among the huisache trees is one of our most recent new additions: Peek A Boo, the alpaca!  More...

COWPOKES

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Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

JULY 15 - Vehicle impounded/ abandoned, U.S. 77 and County Line Rd., Raymondville.  Undocumented aliens, North Frontage Rd. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 21 - Found property, 400 blk S. 9th.  Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, 1500 blk S. 7th.  Theft, over $50, under $500, 300 blk E. Kimball.  Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, 300 blk W. More...

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