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Texan for years used stolen ID of woman who died in 1986

HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston area woman who since the 1990s used a stolen identity to get government benefits faces up to five years in prison for Social Security fraud.  Jerrie Mona Chesney of Willis pleaded guilty Thursday in Houston to theft of p More...

Man fires on Fort Hood soldiers who intervened in argument

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas ( AP) - Police say nearly two- dozen shots were fired at a group of soldiers from Fort Hood after they intervened in an argument at a New Braunfels park.  A police statement says the seven soldiers arrived at the park early More...

Trooper rescues toddler found wandering on busy highway

TEMPERANCEVILLE, Va. (AP) - Officials say an off-duty Virginia State Police trooper went “above and beyond the call of duty,” after rescuing a toddler found wandering alone in traffic on Route 13 in Accomack County.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Arrest Now, Ticket Later  More...

COWPOKES

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Cotton Futures rebound following Brexit vote

July 8, 2016

Cotton futures rebounded this week following the bearish atmosphere created in both the commodities and equities markets following the Brexit vote. The cotton market seems to be in the summer doldrums and is content to trade in a sideways manner. More...

Obituaries

JUAN J. DELGADO

Juan J. Delgado, 65, entered into eternal life Monday, July 4, 2016. He was born in Raymondville to Octavio and Elva Delgado on July 20, 1950. Your parents, wife, daughters and sons will desperately miss you.  More...

Legals

NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE

WILKES COUNTY  MARIA HILDA LERMA, Plaintiff,  JOSE ANGEL LERMA, Defendant,  IN THE GENERAL COURT OF DISTRICT COURT DIVISION 16 CVD 335   More...

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The County of Willacy is accepting proposals for Fully- Insured and Self-Funded Employee Health, Dental, and Vision Benefit Plan. More...

Hotels expect to play a role in city’s growth with 210 rooms...

After more than two years of waiting for construction to be completed, Raymondville’s new Holiday Inn Express opened its doors in April. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

“As a man thinks in his heart, so is he”

With all that has been going on lately in America, and more recently in Dallas, one starts to wonder, "Has the whole country gone mad?" What has happened to this country and to human beings that they don't act like human beings anymore? More...

Political Cartoon

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Letters

City of Raymondville

Request for Proposals

The City of Raymondville is requesting proposals on technical assistance and maintenance service of servers, computers and laptops used in the daily operations at various City locations. Proposals must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Fleeing germs

We live in a culture where people fear shopping cart handles. To be fair, it’s not the handles themselves. It’s the germs residing on said handles. Germs can make us sick. Being sick is a logical thing to fear. More...

CYNTHIA RODRIGUEZ

CYNTHIA RODRIGUEZ was honored with a baby boy elephant themed baby shower on Saturday, July 9, 2016. The event was held at the Rodriguez residence in San Antonio. More...

CHRISTINA TORRES

CHRISTINA TORRES of Harlingen was honored with a baby girl bird themed shower on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The event was hosted at the Torres residence in Harlingen. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 11 - Duty on striking fixture or highway landscaping, 100 blk S. 6th.  Harassment, 400 blk W. Sauz.  Incident, DOS, 500 blk W. Harris.  Assault causing bodily injury, FV, 300 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

JULY 6- No operator driver’s license, 500 blk E. Gem St., Raymondville.  Criminal mischief, Sunset St., San Perlita.  JULY 8- Theft of a motor vehicle (incident), E. More...

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