October 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

“Drummer Boy” returns to ring

Eric “Drummer Boy” Molina will fight this Saturday for the first time after fighting the bout of his boxing career.  The 33-year-old man will face Rodricka “Elvis” Ray at Boggus Ford Events Center in Pharr.  The Raym More...

News

Man arrested in murder-for-hire of Dallas dentist

DALLAS (AP) - A man has been arrested in the murder-forhire shooting death of a pediatric dentist and an arrest warrant has been issued for a woman suspected of hiring him, police said Friday.  More...

Dallas officer saves life, boy, 2, who stopped breathing at fair

DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say a veteran officer has saved a 2-year-old boy who stopped breathing as his family arrived at the State Fair of Texas.  Police say Senior Cpl. Mail Gnagi visited the boy Monday at a hospital. More...

19-year-old Edinburg pedestrian killed in hit-and-run

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a 19-year-old woman walking near traffic was killed after being struck by a pickup truck in a hit-andrun.  Department of Public Safety spokesman Sgt. More...

Farm & Ranch

Grace Heritage Ranch - Honey Harvest

Now that the bees have built up their hives here at Grace Heritage Ranch, we are able to harvest honey. Manufactured bee- hives are generally in the form of boxes which can be stacked on top of each other as the colony grows. More...

Raymondville ISD purchases new technology with $10,000 grant

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education grants support math and science education

Raymondville ISD has received a $10,000 grant from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. More...

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association October 2, 2015

Cotton futures settled higher four consecutive sessions through Tuesday, Sept. 29, however, gains were modest as the market continued to move in a sideways direction without any significant fundamental news. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 5- Lost property, 200 blk S. King.  Incident: theft, 1000 blk S. 7th.  Incident: Civil matter, 200 blk E. Raymond.  Welfare concern, 100 blk FM 3168.  Theft, 300 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 30- Execution of warrant/theft of service. Arrested: Jose Eliseo Ariza, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Execution of warrant/burglary of a habitation, violation of protective order. Arrested: Nicholas Quesada, W.C. 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, October 12, 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 t More...

RISD TAKESACTION TO FIGHT HUNGER

The District was able to collect 1,200 pounds of food, which will go to help the estimated 1 in 4 families in Willacy County who experience food needs. More...

Alleged backhoe bandit found innocent

A “not guilty” verdict was issued by a Willacy County jury after hearing testimony into the alleged backhoe bandit charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.  The seven-woman, fiveman jury met for a day and a half last week af More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Front Porch Memories

I've always loved houses with big porches on them, especially front porches. That's the one where all the activity takes place, where all the traffic is, where the people pass or drive by. More...

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Full Story

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

Many years ago, a Georgia farmer had one mule that was particularly stubborn. He would not go anywhere or do anything without a reward.  More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Thank you for the goldfish. I think.

This is an open letter to the Carnival Guy who "awarded" my kid a goldfish at the local fair this past summer. What can I say? Thank you doesn't even begin to cover it.  More...

Texas Rangers provide program at Lyford Women’s Club

September 12, 2015 was an exciting beginning for the Lyford Women’s Club. More...

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. No Rest for the Weary  More...

Obituaries

ROBERTO SEPULVEDA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Roberto Sepulveda, at the age of 85, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, October 3, 2015, surrounded by his loving family.  He is preceded in death by his mother, Genova Oltivero, his father, Emilio Sepulveda, his love More...

BABY KAYZLEY AUDRA REBELES

HARLINGEN, TX- Baby Kayzley Audra Rebeles was the daughter of Mark and Brittany Castillo Rebeles.  She is survived by her parents, paternal grandparents Arturo and Mary Rebeles, uncle Jaime Rebeles, maternal grandparents Martin and Ruth Castillo More...

In Loving Memory

Jesse Cavazos

Oct. 8, 1974 - Aug. 29, 2015   We didn’t know that morning God was going to call your name. In life we loved you dearly in death we do the same.  It broke our hearts to lose you but you did not go alone. More...

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