November 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Car thief confronted by victim, arrested

A 25-year-old man who tried to burglarize a vehicle over the weekend was confronted by its owner and arrested by police thereafter.  Guillermo Amado Rodriguez broke into a vehicle parked on the 400 block of East McCharen Avenue.  But as he More...

News

Lyford women hear pottery program

On November 12, 2015, the Lyford Women’s Club met at the Bethel Lutheran Church. After a brief business meeting, the attendees were treated to a unique historical collection of antique pottery. 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...

GOBBLE, GOBBLE, GOBBLE

GOBBLE, GOBBLE, GOBBLE. A wild turkey hen is captured by the camera on a pond just north of Raymondville. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

The really big sugar crystal project

Every parent has experienced the phenomenon. Your child is given an assignment on the first day of class. It is no normal assignment, but one that requires ongoing work throughout the coming weeks or months. More...

Cannon-McLeroy

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin McLeroy, formerly of Willacy County, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Kyle McLeroy, to Kimberly Cannon, daughter of Edee Cannon and Terry Cannon of Houston, TX.  Kyle is the grandson of Reverend and Mrs. More...

Photo

FAMILY AND FRIENDS HOSTED A BRIDAL SHOWER FOR CHRISTELA A. CALDERA, bride-elect of Bernardo Gloria, on October 17 at NorthStar Apartments. More...

Crime & Courts

DPS traffic stop leads to marijuana seizure

WESLACO - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized 457 pounds of marijuana on Tuesday after a Texas Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a passenger car in Hidalgo County.  More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 23- Theft, over $100, under $750, criminal mischief over $100, under $750, 700 blk W. Durham.  Incident: lost property, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  Incident, lost property, 1000 blk E. More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE INTEREST OF Landon Noel Torres Cause No. 2015-CV-0106-AIN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY,TEXAS TO: UNKNOWN FATHER, and all whom it may concern, respondents More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN THE INTEREST OF Astrid Carmona Cause No. 2015-CV-0239-AIN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS TO: Mario Carmona, and all whom it may concern, respondents More...

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...

Governor proclaims County disaster area due to flooding

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has proclaimed Willacy County a state of disaster caused by floods that occurred between Oct. 22 and Oct. More...

Ocelot crossings installed in eastern Willacy County

The next time you drive along Texas Highway 186 east of Raymondville, pay close attention to what you might see there.  Two new road signs alerting motorists of the potential presence of one of the most endangered wild cats were installed last w More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Turning Thanksgiving into Thanks-living

For most of us in still in the workforce, this week will be a short one, unless some emergency occurs. More...

Letters

Library donations

Maricela G. Suarez donated the following hard-cover books to Reber Memorial Library.  1. Frank Sinatra - 1915-1998, An American Legend   2. More...

Reader says 8-liner customers are bragging about the cash they win

Editor,  I am responding to the quote in your paper last week “no one is saying the coin-operated machines are doing anything illegal.” Well you need to listen with better ears because I have heard people on their cell phones saying More...

Farm & Ranch

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association

November 20, 2015

March Futures Settle Higher Four Consecutive Sessions   More...

TDA Market Recap, Nov. 23, 2015

AUSTIN - (Nov. 23, 2015) For the week ending Nov. 21, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices $3 to $15 lower, with one instance of $5 to $7 higher. More...

COWPOKES

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Obituaries

DORIS RHODES COLLINS

Doris Rhodes Collins was born on April 5, 1928 in San Perlita, TX and passed from this life on November 18, 2015 in Blanco. She was preceded in death by her husband, O.O. More...

CALISTRO T. LOYA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Calistro T. Loya, Jr., 78, entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 20, 2015. Calistro was born on May 3, 1937 in Los Coyotes, TX to Calistro and Julia T. More...

RAUL “ROY” ROMO

Raul “Roy” Romo, 53, of Lyford, TX went into eternal rest on Thursday, November 19, 2015 surrounded by family and friends. He was born to Juan and Aurora (Rincones) Romo in Raymondville on November 26, 1961. More...

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