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OWNERS AND GUESTS

OWNERS AND GUESTS during a Tuesday ribbon cutting of the center that will open for business on Oct. 1. More...

News

New Miss America to be crowned Sunday night in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. More...

A Message from the Dentist

Now that school is in full swing, here are a few tips if you decide to participate in sports or other recreational activities as recommended by the American Den- tal Association.  Imagine what it would be like if you suddenly lost one or two of More...

Ken’s Furniture closing, reopening down the street

Ken’s Furniture is having one of its biggest sales ever as it gets ready to close down on East Hidalgo Avenue.  However, a smaller store will reopen about a block down the street.  The property where the furniture store has been since More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE Who is Hoover?

Years ago, someone at our house ( okay, me) gave my husband the nickname, "Hoover," and like a piece of toilet paper on a tennis shoe in a restaurant bathroom, the name stuck. He remains our Hoover to this day. More...

Obituaries

VANESSA CELINE MENDOZA

SEBASTIAN, TX - Vanessa Celine Mendoza was granted her angel wings September 11, 2015. Her final day was spent in excitement of her senior year that tragically ended in a fatal accident.  More...

HELEN M. HERNANDEZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Helen M. More...

NORMAN E. LAVELLE

Norman E. Lavelle, born in Meshoppen, PA on May 9, 1943. Norman, a resident of Port Mansfield, Texas passed away in Harlingen, Texas on September 4, 2015. Norman grew up in Erie, PA and attended school in Harbor Creek.  More...

Realtor rents building to 8-liners against USDA regulations

When Raymondville realtor Frank Solis went to seek a low interest loan from a government- sponsored program, he did so with a plan in mind - to make money .  Solis had his eyes on the old Hocott Implement building, wanted to buy the place and fi More...

Alcohol and drugs rehab center opens in Lyford

A center for young adults with substance drug abuse problems is opening its doors in Lyford.  Called Mesquite Treatment Center, the 14-bed facility is on 3 acres off Shady Drive.  Laura Lisa Garza, founder and CEO with the center, said the More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Overcoming Discouragement

We all have to face discouragement at in our lives, and at times it can be very difficult. As a child, it could be not getting picked on a team or not getting a gift you were expecting.  More...

OPINION:

Here we go again! 8-Liners coming back!

I am not a fan of the City's Rural Business Enterprise Grant Loan Program. That's the program where the city Economic Development Corp. takes grant money from the U.S. Dept. More...

Political Cartoon

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Farm & Ranch

WINGED TURBINE

WINGED TURBINE? Yes it is. The wind power generator has one of its blades missing. More...

COWPOKES

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Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association September 11, 2015

Cotton traders and analysts spent much of this holidayshortened week in anticipation of USDA's monthly supply and demand estimates that were released at 11:00 a.m. CDT this morning. More...

Crime & Courts

District Court Report

In the matter of marriage of Sarah Barnett vs Louis Barnett and ITIO; children - child support.  The State of Texas vs 2003 Ford Mustang, TXLP: BWY-4069, VIN #1FAFP44433F398533, and all contents, CR matters: Seizures/Forfeitures.  More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 14 - Burglary of vehicle, 900 blk E. Harris.  Arrested: Claudia Adriana Ramirez, possession of controlled substance, 500 blk N. 11th.  Assisting officer, 500 blk N. 11th.  Welfare concern, 300 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 9- Harassment, N. Exp. 77, Sebastian.  SEPTEMBER 10 - Burglary of a building/theft, CR 375 and Hwy. 186, Raymondville.  SEPTEMBER 11 - Illegal dumping, CR 3401 and Lopez Rd., Raymondville.  More...

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