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Alamo woman dies in vehicle accident

A woman from Alamo was  killed in a vehicle accident that happened a week ago today, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. More...

News

Kids to buckle up on Houston school buses

HOUSTON (AP) Students riding Houston school district buses equipped with three-point seat belts will be required to buckle up or face disciplinary action under a newly approved student conduct code revision.  More...

West Texas county to remove cross decals from patrol cars

ALPINE, Texas (AP) Decals of crosses will be removed from a West Texas county's patrol vehicles to settle a lawsuit filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation.  More...

Police to hold first annual fishing tournament

Raymondville police officers will be on the look out for different types of citizens this Saturday.  And it’s not the types that break into homes, sell drugs or ignore traffic signs.  This time they will be looking out for the big fis More...

Letters

Reader donates book and encourages students to read!

Dear Editor,  The following books were donated to Reber Memorial Library:  - America’s Spectacular National Parks  - Harley - Davidson A Way of Life (for all those motorcycle lovers)   - When God Winks at You (How God Speak More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Futures Rally, USDA releases supply and demand estimates

June 10, 2016

In contrast to the previous week, cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) rallied sharply in the marketing week ended June 9, mostly on speculative buying. More...

TDA Market Recap, June 13, 2016

AUSTIN - (June 13, 2016) For the week ending June 10, 2016, Texas feeder cattle auctions reported prices steady to $5 higher, with instances of steady to $3 lower. Texas Weekly Direct reported prices steady to $3 higher. More...

Az. Border ranchers now have police radios

TUCSON, Ariz. More...

Obituaries

LYDIA LARA

SEBASTIAN- Lydia Lara, 78, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at her home in Sebastian, TX. She was born on January 21, 1938 to Juan and Guadalupe (Barrera) Sauseda in Lyford, TX.  More...

ANGELA JIMENEZ MARTINEZ

RAYMONDVILLE- On June 7, 2016 our beloved Aunt Angela entered into eternal rest at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas. More...

OH, WHAT A RELIEF!

OH, WHAT A RELIEF! it’s right now at the city’s municipal pool on North Fourth Street during these blazing days with temperatures in the high 90s. More...

County gets another $443,000 from prison closure, plans to tear tent city down

Despite the economic and job setbacks Willacy County got from the closing of the biggest prison at the so-called tent city, the light at the end of the tunnel hasn’t extinguished.  Just last week, the county received a check for $ 443,000 More...

Doctor’s office employee charged with stealing $62,000

A longtime employee at a local medical clinic was arrested for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars using the company credit card.  Enrique Saenz Jr., 46, was arrested last week by a Texas Ranger and taken before Justice of the Peace George More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

A day to remember our fathers

Two of my favorite holidays are upon us this week. The first being Flag Day on June 14th and of course the second is Father’s Day this Sunday, June 19th. More...

Political Cartoon

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County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Buying a car

I remember the day we bought her first car. It was promoted as being the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. that year and came complete with a flashy red body and a yellow roof. More...

Photo

2016 SCHOLARSHIP VFW 6719 AUXILIARY - RHS recipients Raul Alvarez, Cassandra Colchado, Inez Zavala also shown are presenter Mellie Quiroga, Commander John Quiroga, Shorty Colchado and Chris Caldera. More...

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MELISSA FONSECA HERNANDEZ recently graduated from University of Tennessee-Knoxville with a Doctor of Social Work. She is the daughter of Chago and Irma Fonseca of Raymondville. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JUNE 13 - Incident/information, 400 blk E. Raymond.  Harassment, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  Arrested: Grace Ledesma, theft, under $100, 400 blk W. Hidalgo.  Criminal trespass, 200 blk W. Hidalgo.  Theft of service, 300 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff ’s BLOTTER

JUNE 8- Identity theft, Violet Cr., Willamar.  JUNE 9- Execution of warrant, failure to appear, driving while intoxicated, arrested: Eriberto Cruz, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

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