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EON Magic Valley Wind Farm offering scholarships

The Coastal Bend Community Foundation (CBCF) announces the opening for submission of the online scholarship application effective December 15, 2015 through March 1, 2016 for E.ON Climate & Renewables North America Higher Education Fund for Willac More...

THE RAYMONDVILLE ISD MUSIC DEPARTMENT

  THE RAYMONDVILLE ISD MUSIC DEPARTMENT held their annual Christmas Concert on December 10, 2015. Close to 900 people were present for the performance from 6th grade to 12th graders. More...

San Perlita School News

AROUND CAMPUS   More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association December 11, 2015

Cotton Futures Mostly Unchanged Despite a Volatile Week   More...

COWPOKES

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TDA Market Recap, Dec. 8, 2015

AUSTIN - (Dec. 14, 2015) For the week ending Dec. 12, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices $1 to $20 lower. More...

Obituaries

SAFIRA “SOFIE” RODRIGUEZ AGUILAR

RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS - Safira “Sofie” Rodriguez Aguilar, 61, entered into eternal rest on December 10, 2015 at home in Raymondville, TX. She was born on October 19, 1954 to Ventura and Nerin Rodriguez, Sr. in Raymondville, TX.  More...

JOSE MIGUEL RUVALCABA

LYFORD, TEXAS - Jose Miguel Ruvalcaba, 79, entered into eternal rest Monday, December 14, 2015 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born in Zacatecas, Mexico to Jose Ruvalcaba and Rosa Vasquez.  More...

REYNALDA LOMAS ARGANDONA

RAYMONDVILLE, TXReynalda Lomas Argandoña, 90, entered into eternal rest on December 8, 2015 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. She was born on August 10, 1925 to Jesus and Leonires (Madrid) Lomas in Santa Monica, Mexico.  More...

Filing period for May election ends,

D.A. draws 2 opponents, Pct. 3’s Serrato gets 3

The filing period for the May 2016 Democratic and Republican parties ended Monday and a few more hopefuls stated their intentions to run.  They include former Willacy County district attorney Juan Angel Guerra and local attorney Annette Hinojosa More...

Skate park moves along as city approves bid

The proposed skate park the city will build is moving along as the commission approved a bid to construct it.  A Florida-based company, called Misiano Construction & Remodeling, submitted the only bid at $10,000 below what the city budgeted More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Rescue the Perishing

Well, the Christmas season is upon us and we are being bombarded with all kinds of items on sale that somebody suggests, "we just have to have to get through life." Christmas is the time of gift giving, unfortunately we are mostly concerned about gif More...

Political Cartoon

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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...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Finding the holiday spirit

It's the season of celebration. Happy holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah or Festive Festivus - whatever your phrase of choice, it's a lovely time to celebrate and believe in miracles. More...

NEW EAGLE SCOUT

NEW EAGLE SCOUT - Louis Manuel Whitworth of San Antonio became an Eagle Scout on Dec. 14 after six years of boy scouting. More...

LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL BAND

LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL BAND performed for the Lyford City Commission on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015 under the direction of Victoria Vasquez. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

DECEMBER 14- Harassment, 600 blk W. Yturria.  Incident: reckless driving, 300 blk W. Tampico.  Neighbor disturbance, 700 blk W. Tampico.  Arrested: Juan Fonseca, possession of controlled substance. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

DECEMBER 10- Impounded vehicle, FM 1761, Raymondville.  DECEMBER 11- Accident, U.S. 77 S. More...

Meth bust: Raymondville man in custody, agents find drugs in car at bridge

A Raymondville man is in federal custody after federal agents say he tried to smuggle more than half a million dollars worth of methamphetamine into the United States yesterday morning.  U.S. More...

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