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2015 Feast of Sharing will take place Thursday, Nov. 19

The 2015 Feast of Sharing will be held Thursday, Nov. 19 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church at 693 N. 3rd Street in Raymondville.  The annual event, which is sponsored by HEB supermarkets as a way to thank the community, will be from 11 a.m. More...

News

Border Patrol agent accused of death at South Padre Island

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A U.S. More...

Police officer shoots, kills suspect at traffic stop

HOUSTON (AP) - A police officer has shot and killed an armed suspect in southeast Houston.  Police say an officer tried to stop the suspect for traffic violations, and the suspect eventually crashed his red pickup truck into a tree in a home yar More...

Rural resident solves 911 issue

For more than a decade, rural resident John Halm has been trying to solve an issue he has had with the 911 system.  The 63-year-old man said the U.S. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 6, 2015

Cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) closed out the month of October with strong gains last Friday on forecasts for heavy rains in West Texas, but when the precipitation failed to materialize, prices turned lower. More...

COWPOKES

Full Story

TDA Market Recap, Nov. 9, 2015

AUSTIN - (Nov. 9, 2015) For the week ending Nov. 7, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices $3 to $20 higher, with incidents of $2 to $5 lower. More...

Obituaries

LORETTA A. MacDONALD

FLORIDA- Loretta A. MacDonald 95 of St. Petersburg, Fl., passed away on November 4, 2015. She was born in Ontario, Canada on April 12, 1920. More...

ARABELA PEREZ

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS - Arabela Perez, 85 of Brownsville, TX, entered into rest Thursday, October 29, 2015 in Valley Grande Manor in Brownsville, Texas.  She was born on June 29, 1930 in Concepcion, TX, daughter of Fidel and Natividad (Martinez) Pe More...

MARCOS ELISEO ANDRADE

VENUS, TX- Marcos Eliseo Andrade, 40, passed away on November 1, 2015 at his home in Venus, Texas. More...

City declares 8-liners a nuisance

Due to the increased traffic congestion, late hours of business operation and the potential for attracting minors, the eightliner industry has been declared a nuisance by the city commission.  An ordinance, Number 1204, has been added to an exis More...

Tractor Supply coming to city

Tractor Supply Co., one of the largest farm retailers in the United States, is coming to Raymondville.  But the Tennessee-based company wants to know what kind of economic incentives it will get from the city and the Raymondville Economic Develo More...

Editorial & Columns

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

For weeks the missionaries had been planning a special event for the children in the West Indies. They had encouraged each of the children to bring a special gift for the Lord when they came to Sunday school.  More...

Behind the Badge

Honoring Our Veterans As Seen Through the Eyes and Mind of a Child

This week is the week of November 11th our nation's day to honor all Veterans. This week will be filled with several observances in different locations and school campuses. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

A teacher was encouraging his class to be kind and think of the needs of the people around them. "Remember, kids, you were put here to help others."  " But," protested one of the students, "what were the others put here for?"  More...

County Lifestyles

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ANDY!

A.J. ANDY SHEWMAKER celebrated his 105th birthday Saturday at the home of his daughter, Martha Preckwinkle in Kingsville. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Writing a column

On occasion, I receive emails from readers requesting information about what it takes to write a column. Just how does one go about being a columnist? Magic wand aside, there are numerous answers to the question, depending on the day. More...

Christmas Bazaar

There will be a Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 8 a.m. - noon/ballroom at Park Place Estates, 5401 W. Bus. Hwy. 83, Harlingen, TX. Free admission. Crafters, vendors, gifts and baked goods.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 9- Assault causing bodily injury, FV, 300 blk W. Durango.  Assist other agency, 300 blk W. Durham.  Accident minor, 300 blk FM 3168.  Additional information, 300 blk W. Sonora.  Disturbance verbal, 100 blk N. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 4- Execution of warrant/theft. Arrested: Anthony Rey Guajardo, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Criminal mischief, FM 2845, Sebastian.  NOVEMBER 5 - Assault causing bodily injury/endangering a child. More...

District Clerk Report

Raul P. Flores vs Juan Angel Guerra and Nick Ramirez - motion for new trial.  In the matter of the marriage of Erica T. Olvera vs John E. More...

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

700 FM 3168 Monday, January 11, 2016  5:00 P.M.   More...

TO THE CITIZENS OF WILLACY COUNTY AND THE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

We would like to honor our veterans for the bravery and patriotism they have showed in serving our country. They didn't serve our country for glory they did it for our freedom.  More...

Utility Clerk

Due to scheduled retirement plans of staff the Port Mansfield Public Utility District and Willacy County Navigation District are currently accepting applications for the position of Utility Clerk. More...

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