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HAPPY 99TH BIRTHDAY!

HAPPY 99TH BIRTHDAY! Refugio Zuñiga celebrated his birthday at Mirasoles Adult Day Care in Raymondville . More...

News

Years of work, study ahead at Alamo before renovation

SAN ANTONIO ( AP) The lead expert in the development of a long-term master plan for the Alamo says a first-rate overhaul will require years of study and fundraising.  More...

Riders stranded on Six Flags roller coaster

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) A roller coaster at Six Flags amusement park in North Texas came to a sudden stop and temporarily stranded about 20 riders before park employees led them to safety.  The Shockwave roller coaster appeared to be making its in More...

Three vehicles accident sends six to hospital

A three-vehicle accident sent six people to hospitals over the weekend.  One of them was in critical condition.  The accident happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday more than 10 miles south of the Sarita checkpoint.  More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Vacation provide challenges for thrill-seeking wimp

I've been moving slowly during the last few days. My steps are labored, my movements deliberate. My muscles ache in places I never knew muscles existed. I am bruised. I am sore. I am on vacation. More...

Obituaries

DOROTHY MARIE OLLE SIMS

Dorothy Marie Olle Sims passed away peacefully on Friday, July 1, 2016 at the age of 91. She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother.  More...

MYLES STANDISH STALLINGS

Myles Standish Stallings, of Corpus Christi passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at the age of 85. He was born on August 3, 1930 in Lyford, Texas to Zoa MacAllister and Charles Travis Stallings.  More...

OFELIA R. SALAZAR

RAYMONDVILLE- Ofelia R. Salazar, 84, entered into eternal glory on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at her home. She was born on September 29, 1931 to Nicolas and Romana (Garcia) Rodriguez at Norias Ranch.  More...

Loaves & Fishes wants to expand meal services here, seeks local support

Loaves & Fishes, a nonprofit organization that serves the needy in the Rio Grande Valley, is seeking support from Willacy County.  The Harlingen- based company started serving free meals to area residents early this year.  Harlingen kit More...

Thieves go on rampage in Port Mansfield

A string of “thefts” have been reported in Port Mansfield as burglars went into a rampage this past week, hitting several porches, a pool area and some rental units.  The rash of theft cases were similar to last year when the town ha More...

WAS THIS FISHING PIER REPAIRED?

WAS THIS FISHING PIER REPAIRED? The pier at the Fred Stone Park in Port Mansfield was supposedly rebuilt recently, but only enough to allow users to walk along without falling into the water. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

“The World is Mine”

When was the last time you were feeling sorry for yourself? More...

Farm & Ranch

Equity Markets volatile following Brexit Vote, Cotton fares better

July 1, 2016

A two-day selloff in global stock markets followed Great Britain's vote to leave the European Union (FU) on June 23. More...

COWPOKES

Full Story

Fatal mad cow-like disease in Texas whitetail deer doubles

SAN ANTONIO (AP) The number of known Texas whitetail deer diagnosed with a fatal syndrome similar to mad cow disease has doubled after the discovery of more than a dozen infected animals near San Antonio, state officials said.  More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 4 - Suspicious letter, 100 blk E. Raymond.  Burglary of habitation, theft, over $100, under $750, 700 blk W. White.  Accident (minor), 900 blk E. Hidalgo.  Harassment by phone, 200 blk Texas Drive.  Gas leak, 300 blk S. More...

W.C. Sheriff ’s BLOTTER

JUNE 29- Harassment, 100 blk S. Bus. More...

Legals

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The City of Raymondville, Texas will receive SUBCONTRACTOR BIDS for ALL MAJOR TRADE classifications for the construction of the City of Raymondville Fire Station Renovation 2016 until 4:00 PM. More...

NOTICE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

WATER SYSTEM CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires all community water systems to deliver an annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) to all their water customers. More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE TDA#7215411

Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact and Notice of Intent to Request a Release of Funds  Name of Responsible Entity: CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE Address: 142 South Street City, State, Zip Code: Raymondville, Texas 78580 Telephone N More...

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