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Feast of Sharing kicks off holiday season - Thursday

Despite recent storm damage to the parish hall at Our Ladyof Guadalupe Catholic Church, the 2015 Annual Feast of Sharing will go on as scheduled, a church official said Tuesday.  The church is located at 693 N. Third St. in Raymondville.  More...

News

Alien gets prison time, fine for 2 kilos of cocaine

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) A Mexican alien man found with two kilos of cocaine in a Mississippi Gulfport traffic stop has been fined $2,000 and sen- tenced to prison for 46 months.  More...

Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade

The theme of this year’s Raymondville Chamber of Commerce annual Christmas parade is “A Christmas Fiesta.”  Grand prize trophy goes to the float that represents this year’s theme the best.  There will also be trophie More...

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ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2015 Willacy County Justice of the Peace George E. Solis successfully completed the Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection Citizens Academy. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE - Tucking in

It's Friday night at 11:00 p.m. - the end of a particularly hectic week and I am tired. But it is okay, because I can go to bed, thank good- ness. More...

50th Wedding Anniversary Congratulations

José and Ramona Velazquez

Nov. 14, 1965-Nov. 14, 2015  Love, your family   More...

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LOWER VALLEY COTILLION CLUB FALL LUNCHEON which was held on Sunday, November 15 at Monte Bello Ballroom in Harlingen. The Junior Debutantes were presented with a charm. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 16- Illegal dumping, 400 blk W. Rodriguez.  Supplement: documents submitted, 900 blk W. White.  Credit/debit card abuse, 400 blk N. 9th.  Assist other agency, 600 blk S. 7th.  NOVEMBER 15- Criminal mischief, 200 blk S. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 10- Theft, FM 490, Lyford.  NOVEMBER 11-Accident, S. Exp. 77, Lyford.  NOVEMBER 12-Accident, Co. Rd. 45, Lasara.  Execution of warrant, burglary of habitation, arrested: Antonio De Jesus Lopez, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

DPS seizes more than 500 pounds of marijuana

WESLACO - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized 547 pounds of marijuana Wednesday, Nov. 11, after a Texas Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a passenger car in Hidalgo County.  More...

D.A. & Sheriff first to file for March 1 primary election

Two incumbent Willacy County officials have filed as candidates for the March 1 primary Democratic Party election.  District Attorney Bernard Ammerman has filed as a candidate for re-election and Sheriff Larry Spence was in the process of submi More...

Precinct 5 constable abandons post, moves out of county

Mario Salazar, the constable for Willacy County Precinct 5, has abandoned his post and no one seems to know his whereabouts.  Salazar ran unopposed in May 2012 and was re-elected to another four year term.  But since early this year the con More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

How Was Your Week?

I get asked these kind of questions all the time, and most of the time the answer varies, it's never the same. We've been pretty busy around here for the past few months, so it's hard to find time for everything that needs to be done. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 13, 2015

U. S. Cotton Harvest is over Halfway Complete  USDA released the monthly supply and demand report on Tuesday, Nov. 10, and this report showed a decrease in world production and consumption. More...

TDA Market Recap, Nov. 16, 2015

AUSTIN - (Nov. 16, 2015) For the week ending Nov. 14, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices $2 to $20 lower. More...

COWPOKES

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Obituaries

JOSE GUADALUPE CANTU, SR.

Raymondville, TX -Jose Guadalupe Cantu, Sr., 93, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 15, 2015. Guadalupe was born on August 10, 1922 in General Bravo, Nuevo Leon to Espidirion and Maria Cantu.  More...

MARIA R. GONZALEZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Maria R. Gonzalez, 90, of Raymondville, TX entered into eternal rest Friday, November 13, 2015 at Valley Baptist Medical Center. She was born on May 14, 1925 to Jorge and Maria (Chapa) Reyes in Kenedy, TX.  More...

MARIA ELENA GUTIERREZ

ALEXANDER CITY, ALMaria Elena Gutierrez, 65, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at her home in Alexander City, AL. She was born to Alfredo and Severita (Reyes) Bazaldua on October 9, 1950 in Spur, TX.  More...

Legals

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The City of Raymondville will receive bids for City of Raymondville Proposed Walking Trail and Lights located at Raymondville Sports Complex 901 Durango St (1st and Durango Street) until 4:00pm, Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at the City of Raymondville More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROJECT

The City of Raymondville Economic Development Corporation has proposed a Raymondville Economic Development Corporation 4B Project to Fund a Planning and Capacity building Fund Grant (TDA) for the City of Raymondville in accordance with the Developmen More...

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