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News

Loaves & Fishes to offer free meals to city residents

A place to feed people wanting to have a warm meal will open this Thursday in Raymondville.  Loaves & Fishes of the Rio Grande Valley, a Harlingen-based organization, is bringing its services to town by providing 50 meals to area residents t More...

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CASITAS LOS OLMOS going up. More...

Government housing construction is booming in county

Wal-Mart is now closed. Good paying jobs are hard to find. People are losing their jobs. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

January 29, 2016

Cotton Market Weakness Continues   More...

JUAN PENA

JUAN PENA (center), District Conservationist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) retired after 33 years with the NRCS. More...

COWPOKES

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Crime & Courts

District Clerk’s Report

In the matter of marriage of Joanne Zavala Chavez vs Michael Emilio Chavez and in the interest of children - Post Jdgmt: Motions to modify custody/conservatorship.  In the matter of marriage of Rolando Rodriguez vs Estella Rodriguez and ITIO; c More...

Brownsville man charged in beating deaths of parents

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) A 52-year-old man has been charged in the slayings of his parents, who police say were beaten to death with the handle of an ax.  A Brownsville municipal court judge on Sunday arraigned Joel Collazo on two counts of murde More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 31 - Burglary of a building, 800 blk N. 4th.  Arrested: Ramiro Santana, assault by contact, FV, 900 blk E. Rodriguez.  Criminal mischief, assault causing bodily injury, FV, 700 blk W. More...

Legals

City of Raymondville Parks & Recreation Department Adult Softball Organizational Meeting

The City of Raymondville will be having an organizational meeting for its upcoming Adult & Coed Softball Season on Thursday, February 11, 2015, at 6:00 pm, at the new City of Raymondville Veterans' Park (Old Pony League Park), located at 901 Dura More...

WILLACY COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT ORDER OF ELECTION ELECTION NOTICE

An election is hereby ordered to be held on May 7, 2016, for the purpose of electing four (4) directors to the Board of Directors of Willacy County Hospital District - two from Willacy County Commissioner Precinct Four (4) and two from Willacy County More...

Sheriff shakes up County Jail Staff after death of inmate

Several demotions, promotions, the retirement of a veteran officer and the withdrawal of federal inmates has shaken the foundation of the Willacy County Jail.  As many as four jailers are being demoted and an equal number promoted, a licensed pr More...

700 loose cats plague Port Mansfield

Although Port Mansfield is taking the lead as the town where loose cats are making residents scratch their heads, the problem is countywide.  An estimated 700 cats roam the streets of the fishing village 18 miles east of Raymondville and people More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Remembering Your Colors

To start off the new month and new week the American Legion did a flag retirement or Decommissioning Ceremony at Wal-Mart Monday morning. More...

Political Cartoon

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Letters

Happiness is the key

Dear Editor,  Happiness is very important to me. I analyze my life everday and have arrived at the conclusion to not allow anyone or anything to make me sad.  Therefore, I am constantly, finding ways to enjoy a great day, everday. More...

County Lifestyles

Lower Valley Cotillion Club Ball

The 62nd Annual Presentation Ball of the Lower Valley Cotillion Club was held at the South Padre Island Convention Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.  More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Senior year, a magical time!

This is my third senior year. Fourth if I count my own, but that was eons ago, before I understood the impact senior year could have. More...

Obituaries

CHARLES BLAKE BEASLEY

Charles Blake Beasley, known by all as Blake, passed away on Monday, January 25, 2016. Blake, 70, fought a courageous battle prior to passing away at his home in Canyon Lake, Texas with his loving family at this side.  More...

STEVEN REYNOLDS

PORT MANSFIELD, TX Steven Reynolds, 59, entered into eternal rest on January 25, 2016 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born on December 6, 1956 to Wendell Lowery Reynolds and Neva Leveta Firestone in Los Angeles, California. More...

In Loving Memory

Happy Birthday, Roxanne “Roxy” Lynnette Vela

2/7/1993 - 11/30/2007 You would have been 22 years old - Every day we miss you so much! I love you, Pumpkin Little - forever in our hearts! -Mamo More...

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