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News

Texas says QB Heard has ‘minor’ shoulder sprain

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) Texas quarterback Jerrod Heard has a minor sprain of his throwing shoulder and there is no timetable for his return, the school announced Thursday.  Head Athletic Trainer Anthony Pass said Heard has started rehab for the inju More...

Miner to keep digging for gold despite $12.5 million casino win

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Texas universities formulating rules on campus carry of guns

DALLAS (AP) With concealed carry on campus just a few months away, Texas' public universities have written plans with wide variations on where and how they will allow people to carry guns.  So-called campus carry goes into effect in August after More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Monday melancholy

Oh, the dreaded Monday. We all experience and endure it; although depending on your specific schedule, your Monday might fall on a Thursday. Still, we understand the concept of Monday melancholy (or Thursday melancholy, as the case may be).  More...

2016 Easter Coloring Contest Winners

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Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

MARCH 30- Illegal dumping, E. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 4 - Supplement report, 1600 blk S. Exp. 77.  Disorderly conduct by fighting, 400 blk E. Exchange.  Arrested: Larry Loredo, driving while intoxicated, 1000 blk E. Hidalgo.  Arrested: Josue Vela, public intoxication, 1000 blk E. More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT

Notice is hereby given that the automatic tabulating equipment that will be used in the Lyford, Tx City Commissioner Election held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 will be tested on 04/09/16 at 9:00 a.m. at Elections Office - 190 N. More...

CVS Pharmacy construction to begin

A long-anticipated project to build a CVS pharmacy in Raymondville will start this month, said a local pharmacist who will be a store co-manager. More...

Los Olmos housing project will offer 80 2 and 3 bedroom condos

The scream of electric saws and the staccato of nail guns fills the air at the site of the new Los Olmos housing development on the city's south side as the 80-unit project surges ahead.  Deveopers expect the project to be ready for the first fa More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

The one place where the world is like it should be

I think almost everyone agrees the world is in a mess, and getting worse by the day. Everyone is so concerned about themselves, without a thought for their neighbor or co-worker, or person they pass by on the street. More...

Farm & Ranch

TDA Market Recap, April 4, 2016

AUSTIN - (April 4, 2016) For the week ending April 1, 2016, Texas feeder cattle auctions reported prices steady to $5 lower, with one instance of steady to $ 3 higher. Texas Weekly Direct reported prices $1 to $6 lower. More...

COWPOKES

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COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton futures enjoy modest advance, USDA releases planting intentions report

April 1, 2016   Cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) settled higher three out of four sessions in the holiday-shortened marketing week ended March 31, although gains were modest. More...

Obituaries

JOHN ALLEN BUFFO

John Allen Buffo, 72, of Raymondville, Texas, went to his Heavenly home on Thursday, March 31, 2016, surrounded by his family.  More...

BETTIE BOWEN EDWARDS

Bettie Edwards, at the age of 93, was embraced by our Heavenly Father into the Kingdom of Heaven on March 16, 2016. More...

KRISTY DEON WINNIE

Kristy Deon Winnie, from Harlingen, TX born on October 31st 1961, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 5th 2016.  More...

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