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Dark clouds expected to hang over Cotton Bowl County Championship game between Raymondville & Lyford

(80% Chance of thunder storms expected)

If you are planning to attend the annual Cotton Bowl game in Lyford Friday night between the Bulldogs and Bearkats then you had better take a raincoat and an umbrella along. More...

News

Cruz blames Obama for violence against police

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz blamed President Barack Obama on Thursday for a climate of violence against police, contending the president and his administration have long vilified law enforcement.  More...

Prosecutor: 2nd video emerges of deadly shooting by deputies

DALLAS (AP) - A Texas prosecutor says a second video has emerged that gives authorities a "very clear view" of a confrontation between deputies and a man who had his hands raised before he was shot and killed.   More...

Homeless man gets 60 years in baby's death

GOLIAD, Texas (AP) - A homeless man befriended by a family has been sentenced to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder in the death of their 9- month- old son.  More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Towing the car

We had car issues last weekend. Namely one of the kid's cars wouldn't start. This obviously became a problem for my husband and me - mostly my husband, but I attempt to support him in these family matters.  More...

Obituaries

MARIE T. McGLOUGHLIN

LYFORD, TX - Marie T. More...

MARIA SAN JUANITA F. CHAVARRIA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Maria San Juanita F. Chavarria, 59, entered into rest on Sunday, September 6, 2015 at home.  She was born on June 15, 1956 in Mexico, daughter of Jose and Angela Fuentes.  More...

ARTHUR LYNN

“SUNSHINE” McKNIGHT

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Arthur Lynn “Sunshine” McKnight, 64 of Raymondville, Texas, entered into rest Monday, September 7, 2015 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born on October 9, 1950 in Raymondville, Texas, son of Roxie Satterw More...

Suburban hits tractor on FM 498, causes firey mess

A man who barely avoided a head-on with a tractor parked at night on FM 498 east of I-69 a week ago Tuesday is not saying it was a close call, but the proof tells otherwise.  Dario Villegas, a 79-year old businessman who lives about a mile east More...

New Police dept., sports complex discussed at city meeting

Completion of the new Raymondville Police Department is about 90 percent done and the city sports complex is right behind.  Michelle Noriega, a project manager with Guzman & Muñoz Engineering and Surveying Inc., said the two projects are com More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

What Are We Doing to Our Children?

It's really tough growing up in a world like we're living in today. There's just so many things out there that can go wrong if we are not careful. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association September 4, 2015

Continued concerns about China's economy weighed on the cotton market again this week sending futures prices lower three out of five sessions through Thursday's action at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). More...

COWPOKES

Full Story

Grace Heritage Ranch - Heat

Heat. We've all felt it. Living here in South Texas, there's not much we can do to really escape it except to retire and head up north for a few months. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 1 - Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, 300 blk W. Canal.  Criminal mischief, inconvenience, 300 blk E. Yturria.  Criminal mischief, over $50, under $500, 600 blk E. Hidalgo.  Civil matter, 200 blk S. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 2- Criminal mischief, W. Hidalgo, Raymondville.  Civil matter, Broadway St., Sebastian.  SEPTEMBER 3 - Theft, Eustolio Gonzales, Raymondville.  Theft, CR 2900 and CR 100, La Sara.  Cruelty to animals, W. More...

Legals

City of Raymondville

Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that at 5:00 P.M., Tuesday, September 22, 2015, the first public hearing will be held at the Raymondville Rural Technology Building, 700 FM 3168, Raymondville, Texas, for the purpose of allowing public comment on a proposed ann More...

COMBINED NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS

September 2, 2015 County of Willacy 576 West Main Raymondville, Texas 78516 956-689-0261  This Notice shall satisfy the above-cited two separate but related procedural notification requirements. More...

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