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Local woman arrested for shoplifting at Wal-Mart

A 63-year-old Raymondville woman was arrested and charged with theft under $100 after she allegedly took merchandise from Wal-Mart Supercenter without paying.  Gloria Reyes Garcia, of Route 2, was nabbed Thursday, or Christmas Eve, outside the s More...

Man fatally shot outside Dallas Tire shop

DALLAS (AP) - Police have arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting a 25-year-old outside a Dallas tire shop.  Anthony Tones was being held Friday on a first-degree murder charge with a $500,000 bond.  More...

News

Willacy County Museum displays local history

Petra Vidal Kenedy bed. She was the Kenedy Ranch’s matriarch.Anyone interested in learning some of the history of Willacy and Kenedy counties is welcome to come to the Willacy County Historical Museun on South Seventh Street in Raymondville. More...

Easy recipes for a traditional New Year's Day menu: Ham, black-eye peas, cabbage

Eat poor that day; eat rich the rest of the year.   Rice for riches and peas for peace. -- Southern saying on eating a dish of Hoppin' John on New Year's Day.   More...

Mercedes airman among those killed in suicide attack in Afghanistan

DALLAS (AP) - A 28-yearold U.S. airman from South Texas was among those killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan.  The Department of Defense said Tuesday that Staff Sgt. Michael A. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Marriage is a really long race

Hollywood actress Jamie Lee Curtis has been married for 31 years - consecutive - to the same man. Exclamation point. In Hollywood, this is a big deal. Heck, it’s a big deal anywhere.  More...

CHOIR SINGING SAINTS OF ST. LUKE CATHOLIC CHURCH

  CHOIR SINGING SAINTS OF ST. LUKE CATHOLIC CHURCH, San Antonio, TX. Maricela G. Suarez, formerly of Lyford, TX, is a member of the Singing Saints of St. Luke. The choir performs in talent shows in nursing homes twice monthly. More...

Obituaries

ROBERTO CAVAZOS MENDOZA

LYFORD, TX- Roberto Cavazos Mendoza, 62, entered into eternal glory on December 24, 2015 at Memorial Health System Hospital in Lufkin, TX. Roberto was born on March 15, 1953 in Lyford, TX. to Fidel and Celia (Cavazos) Mendoza.  More...

MARIA D. TELLES

LASARA, TX -Maria D. Telles, 74, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at Doctor’s Regional Hospital in Corpus Christi, TX. More...

HORTENCIA M. CANTU

RAYMONDVILLE, TXHortencia M. Cantu, 83, passed away peacefuly on December 25, 2015 at home in Lyford, TX surrounded by family and friends. More...

New police station open for business

Moving equipment, installing the computers hardware and software and adding a few touches here and there continue at the new Raymondville police station.  And if everything goes as planned, it should be up and running by the second week of Janua More...

What are your hopes and wishes for 2016

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2015 year in review the good & bad

As 2015 comes to its end, there were many stories that grabbed the readers’ attention and 2016 could be equally, if not more, newsworthy. Here are some of the top stories that made the headlines during most of 2015.  January   More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Closing Out the Old Year-Ringing In the New

It's been said by a few that the world is like a great book, and the years are the pages. If that is true, then as we look to the approaching of a New Year, page year- end should be closing. More...

Political Cartoon

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Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

Cotton Market Goes Into Holiday Mode

A Service Provided By Plains Cotton Cooperative Association December 23, 2015   More...

Weslaco ag research center traces roots back to first U.S. president

WESLACO -- Back when George Washington was convinced to serve as the first leader of the newly founded United States of America, many, including himself, were convinced that this leadership role should not be anything like the kings of old England.&n More...

Grace Heritage Ranch - Continuous Construction

Construction and repair are a big part of life at GHR. With the last of the warm weather, we were able to finish the winter construction of the donkeys’ two-sided shelter. More...

Legals

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Raymondville Chamber of Commerce 700 FM 3168 Raymondville, Texas 78580

The Raymondville Chamber of Commerce will receive bids for Raymondville Chamber of Commerce Renovations until 10:00 a.m. on January 11, 2016, at the Rural Technical Center located at 700 FM 3168, Raymon  More...

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