August 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

City approves bids for fire hall and community room

A fire hall and community room will go ahead now that the city commission has approved a bid for the proposed project.  The commission awarded three bids for a total of $189,000 during Tuesday’s meeting.  City Engineer Joe Guzman reco More...

News

Ernie Garcia fills chief jail administrator position

Ernie Garcia recently retired after working for the State of Texas with over 31 years of service. He is a 1983 Lyford graduate and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University. More...

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WE ARE HALF WAY TOWARD OUR GOAL FOR TAMMIE but we still need your help! More...

Windfarms generate few tax dollars to county because of abatements

The Willacy Countybased windfarms generating electrical power to other areas of the state play an important economic role to the county’s general fund.  The two farms in the eastern parts of the county off I-69E have a combined value of $ More...

County Lifestyles

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Back in May when Maddy was on her way to a family member’s house she noticed a police officer working a traffic stop in the heat and wanted to do something special for the Raymondville police officers to show her appreciation and say thank you More...

SLICES OF LIFE

The day after

I t ’s over. The wedding. My daughter and her new husband tied the knot last Saturday in a whirlwind weekend of near perfection.  The loving couple has been preparing for this for over a year. More...

RYAN RIVERA

RYAN RIVERA of Lyford was selected as USSSA Southeast 12U All-American Baseball Player to participate in Orlando, FL at ESPN Wide World of Sports on August 8 through 13 against some of the best compe More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

AUGUST 8 - Assault causing bodily injury, FV, assault fam./house mem. impede breath/ circulation, 500 blk W. Durham.  Accident involving damage to vehicle, 400 blk N. 2nd.  AUGUST 7 - Criminal mischief, over $100, under $750, 700 blk N. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

AUGUST 3- Harassment, N. Monterrey, Sebastian.  AUGUST 4- Assault, Mulberry Rd., Sebastian.  Vehicle fire, E. More...

Legals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ELECTRICITY SUPPLY

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE   More...

City of Raymondville, Texas Request for Qualifications (RFQ) For Professional Engineering Services

The City of Raymondville is requesting Statements of Qualifications from firms who can adequately demonstrate they have the resources, experience and qualifications to fulfill the role of City Engineering Consultant for various engineering requiremen More...

Notice of Public Hearing

WCAD Reappraisal Plan 2017 through 2019   More...

RISD board keeps Supt. Pineda through June 2017

The superintendent with the Raymondville school district, Johnny I, Pineda, will keep his job until June 2017 and will not be up for review until then.  The board met in executive session Tuesday and let the issue stand as is.  More...

NEW BUSINESS IN TOWN

NEW BUSINESS IN TOWN is shaping up as CVS Pharmacy continues construction at the corner of East Hidalgo Avenue and North Seventh Street. The store is slated to be up and running in early October. More...

Teacher bites student at city pool?

A Raymondville school agriculture teacher allegedly bit a student at a pool party and the case is under investigation.  The incident reportedly occurred on July 25 at the city’s pool and it wasn’t part of any school related activity, More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Spreading Sunshine and Staying Happy

Do you know people that are upbeat and happy most every time you see them? Do you wonder can they stay happy all the time? I guess happiness is a frame of mind you teach yourself to be in most of the time. More...

Letters

Parents say grief over the loss of a child never ends - believe justice was not done

Do you remember Samantha Cardenas? Do you remember Amy Guerrero? How about the multiple stories written about them and the collision that took their lives on October 2, 2009, in Harlingen, TX?  More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Season ends on a high note for Cotton Futures

August 4, 2016   The 2015-16 marketing year ended on a high note for cotton futures at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) in New York. More...

COWPOKES

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Texas reaches deal on weaker voter ID rules for November

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas has agreed to weaken its voter ID law as federal courts across the U.S. More...

Obituaries

TEODORO A. HERRERA

SAN PERLITA- Teodoro A. Herrera, 73, entered into eternal glory surrounded by his children and other family members on Friday, August 5, 2016 at Solara Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born to Sixto and Felicita A. More...

NICOLAS S. MUNGUIA

November 24, 1930 - August 7, 2016   RAYMONDVILLE- Nicolas S. Munguia, 85, of Raymondville, Texas, entered into eternal rest on August 7, 2016 at his residence. He was born to Pedro F. More...

Card of Thanks

Oscar Chavez, Jr.

is grateful for your expressions of love and kindness. We thank you for your prayers that continue to guide and support us at this time. May God richly bless you.   More...

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