October 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

City buying candy for Halloween Safe Haven

A $500 allocation was approved to buy supplies for the annual Halloween event during Tuesday’s meeting of the city commission.  Saturday’s Safe Haven will be held on the parking lot of HEB, weather permitting.  The weather forec More...

News

‘El Chapo,’ Trump among favorite Halloween getups in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Two of the hottest Halloween costumes in Mexico this year are the country's most wanted man - and arguably its most hated.  More...

Man reunites with stolen car after 30 years

NORTH CANTON, Ohio (AP) - A northeastern Ohio man has been reunited with his car after it was reported stolen more than 30 years ago.  The (Canton) Repository reports that 52-year-old Ron Reolfi bought the 1968 Chevrolet Camaro for around $600 w More...

Texas A&M student, 18, arrested in threat posted online

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - A Texas A&M University student from the Houston area has been arrested after police say he posted threats of violence online.  Brazos County jail records show 18-year-old Christopher Luis Bolanos-Garza, of Humbl More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association October 23, 2015

Weak mill demand and slow global economic growth may have forced cotton futures prices lower this week. Other factors mentioned by some traders and analysts included a stronger dollar and speculative buying losing momentum. More...

COWPOKES

Full Story

Grace Heritage Ranch It’s a Boy! (Again)

Back in June, you may remember that we had to move the cows from our bull John's pasture and over into their own pasture. We did this in anticipation of calves in August or September. Well, August came and went. Fat cows, but no babies. More...

Obituaries

ANNA MARIE SMITH

RAYMONDVILLE, TX-Anna Marie Smith, 85, passed away peacefully on October 25, 2015 at Retama Manor Nursing Home in Raymondville, Texas. She was born September 11, 1930 in Brownsville, Texas.  More...

RICHARD BONNER “DICKEY” CALDWELL

RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS - Richard Bonner "Dickey" Caldwell, 74 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Saturday, October 24, 2015 in Paxvilla Hospice of Edinburg, Texas.  He was born on June 13, 1941 in Raymondville, Texas, son of Richard W. More...

FRANCISCO CAVAZOS

CUBA, NY/SWANTON, VT - Francisco Garcia Cavazos, 83, former town clerk of Swanton, Vermont, died October 21, 2015 in the Cuba (NY) Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness.  Born in Lyford, Texas, December 26, 1931, he was the son of the la More...

Worst flooding in 50 years soaks county after 20 inch rain

The worse flooding to hit Willacy County in nearly 50 years might go into the history books and a local state of disaster has now been declared.  As many as 100 homes have been affected and damages to roads and bridges are being estimated at mor More...

County jail becoming solid investment as number of federal prisoners grow

The Willacy County Jail is finally becoming a corporate partner in good standing.  The jail has been making enough money to make a payment for its debt , making it the first time to do so in the last two years.  The county treasurer’s More...

Daylight Savings Time ends Saturday night

Be sure to set your alarm clock back one hour when you go to bed Saturday night. Daylight Savings Time is ending and that means you will get an extra hour of sleep on Sunday morning and thereafter as the days continue to become shorter. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

OK, Now, What Next?

There's an old saying that things happen in threes. Sometimes it really seems that way as things keep getting thrown in your path that you have to deal with or without, as the case may be. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

Charley Boswell was an outstanding football player for the University of Alabama. He also excelled in baseball and dreamed of one day becoming a professional baseball player. Unfortunately, he lost his eyesight during the Second World War. More...

Give me the money, please!

I've been sitting by the phone for 2 weeks waiting for a call from the city or the county saying that my request for funds has been approved.  More...

County Lifestyles

Sebastian Native Andy Veliz releases New CD with 7 original songs

Singer, Composer and Recording Artist Andy Veliz says he has been blessed in his dream and goal in life... to one day write, and record a hit song and thanks God and the Virgin De San Juan for allowing him this opportunity. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Life sans canine

When you no longer have a dog the world is a different place. The barks of other dogs resound and seem louder than they were before. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

OCTOBER 21- Burglary of a vehicle, FM 1015 and 7th St., La Sara.  Accident, FM 1972 and Bus. More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

OCTOBER 26- Theft, under $50, 100 blk N. 6th.  OCTOBER 22- Theft of service, 1000 blk E. Hidalgo.  Accident, 7th and Rodriguez.  Incident: canceled veh. tow., 100 blk N. 7th.  OCTOBER 21 - Accident, 6th and Hidalgo.  More...

Legals

NOTICE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS

The following is the caption of Ordinance No. 1201, passed, approved and adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the City of Raymondville, Texas at their regular meeting held on October 13, 2015.  ORDINANCE NO. 1201   More...

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, November 9, 2015.  More...

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