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Early voting on new county sales tax starts Monday

Early voting for the Nov. 3 election starts Monday and runs through Friday, Oct. More...

News

Ex-soldier upset by no jail time recommendation for Bergdahl

HOUSTON ( AP) - A former member of Sgt. More...

Shooting in parking lot at NFL stadium leaves man badly hurt

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A man has been shot and critically injured in a parking lot outside the Ar- lington, Texas stadium where the Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots played.  More...

Texas man charged with smuggling aliens in truck

MOORE, Texas (AP) - A Texas man is being held on charges that he smuggled more than three dozen aliens inside a sweltering 18-wheeler.  Prosecutors say the truck's suspected driver, 33-year-old Drew Christopher Potter, remained in custody Friday More...

Farm & Ranch

Performance program set for South Texas ranchers rebuilding cattle herds

EDINBURG - As South Texas ranchers rebuild their herds after years of devastating drought, it's the perfect time to improve the genetics of their livestock, according to experts with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.  More...

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association

October 9, 2015   Cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange in New York gained 112 points during the five trading sessions ended yesterday, Oct. 8. More...

COWPOKES

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Obituaries

GRACIELA POSAS

RAYMONDVILLE, TXGraciela Posas, 47, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. She was born to Francisco G. and Juanita (Solis) Posas Sr. on May 23, 1968.  More...

Happy 73rd Year Anniversary Up in Heaven to an Amazing Couple that we call Mom & Dad

Tiburcio & Teodora Moreno

Until we meet again.   More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

Willacy County invites all citizens to a public hearing at 5:05 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, at the County Courthouse, 576 W. More...

Coffeehouse opens at R.H.S.

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“Hungry bandits” vandalize L.C. Smith

It seems as if the third time has not been a charm for a trio of thieves who have been breaking in at L.C. More...

City, EDC OK $28,000 donation to VIDA

An organization funded by state, federal and private monies will get money from the city of Raymondville to educate students to join the workforce.  The Mercedes- based Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement, or VIDA, is going to get More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

It Ain’t Over ‘till it’s Over

I don't usually make any positive comments about that baseball team.(NY Yankees), but they recently lost a legend both on the field and off, Larry "Yogi" Berra. Yogi passed from this earth to that diamond in the sky on September 22, 2015. More...

Political Cartoon

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County Lifestyles

Esparza-Gutierrez

Frank and Celeste Esparza of Mercedes, and Erasmo Jr. and Janie Gutierrez from Lyford, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children; Kristin Nicole Esparza and Frank Jason Gutierrez.  More...

Ladies Nightout

The United Pentecostal Church of Raymondville will be hosting a Ladies Night Out, a time of fellowship and worship on Friday October 16th at 7:30 pm. They invite the community to join them for their second biannual meeting . More...

SLICES OF LIFE Universal parenting truths

Raising children is a unique experience. Each of them is different; each of us is different. But, there are certain actions and behaviors univer- sal to parenting. And, good or bad, we've all been there, done that. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 11- Assault, 500 blk W. Durango.  Criminal mischief, over $500, under $1,500.  Criminal trespass, 400 blk E. Hidalgo.  Burglary of building, 700 blk N. 1st.  OCTOBER 10 - Criminal mischief, 14000 blk FM 490.  More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

OCTOBER 7- Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, arrested: Juan Angel Pedraza, Chapote St., Lyford.  OCTOBER 8 - Animal call, Sunset Blvd., San Perlita.  OCTOBER 10 - Violation of protective order, 4th St., La Sara.  More...

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