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News

Man who did time for hit-and-run death killed in hit-and-run

DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas man who served two years in prison for the hit-and-run death of a landscape worker has, himself, been killed by a hit- and- run driver. More...

Texan gets 50 years after 6th DWI, including deadly wreck

CONROE, Texas (AP) - A Houston-area man must serve 50 years in prison for his sixth drunken driving conviction.  The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office says 45- year- old Ronnie Paul Hobgood Jr. More...

Police: Man shot after being seen beating dog

HOUSTON (AP) - Police in Houston are investigating after a man was shot after being seen beating his dog.  More...

County Lifestyles

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PAST DISTRICT 2A-3 LIONS CLUB GOVERNOR ENEDINA VELA visited Raymondville Lions Club Tuesday to make a $1,000 donation from the La Joya Lions Club to the Tammie Caldwell fund to buy eSight glasses. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

He and mini-he

They are the same person, in two different sized bodies, born a generation apart. They might have been twins, had they not been father and son. They are my husband and our youngest. More...

RYAN RIVERA

RYAN RIVERA played on the USSSA Baseball Southeast American Team which won the USSSA All- American 12U Tournament in Orlando, FL on August 8-13 with a record of 7- 0. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

AUGUST 15 - Burglary of habitation, 700 blk W. San Francisco.  Found property, 400 blk W. Hidalgo.  Theft, over $100, under $750, 900 blk E. Gem.  Assist other agency, 1700 blk S. Exp. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

AUGUST 10- Execution of warrant (Harris County), child support/arrested: Jose Humberto Guerra, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Impounded vehicle, U.S. More...

RISD ready for new school year

The first day of the new school year is Monday, Aug. More...

Windfarms generate cash to county despite tax abatements

The two existing wind farms have been generating millions of dollars to the county and more is to come as two other projects are in the works.  More...

Crime spree hits city this week

A rash of criminal activities has been hitting the city and some residents say police should be doing more to stop the increase in crime.  A convenience store has been hit several times by people passing counterfeit dollar bills, while a woman s More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Back to School

Summer vacation is officially over for the students and the teachers and while some are looking forward to being back in school, I'm sure there are others who would love a few more weeks off. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

LUCIA MONTEZ

RAYMONDVILLE- Lucia Montez, 82, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Friday, August 12, 2016 at home.  She was born December 3, 1933 in Santa Rosa, TX. to Ambrocio and Jacoba (Pena) Torres.  More...

ROBERT MARTINEZ

Robert Martinez, 64, of McAllen, Texas entered into eternal glory on August 11, 2016 in McAllen.  Robert was born in Lyford, Texas to Felix Corpus Martinez and Manuela Rodriguez Martinez on December 31, 1951. More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Lucia Montez

would like to thank the countless people that brought food, drinks, flowers, and offered support, kindness and love during our difficult time. Thank you to the Alfaro family for preparing our lunch. More...

Legals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ELECTRICITY SUPPLY

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

The City of Raymondville, Texas is soliciting proposals for electricity supply.   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...

Publication Notice:

Request for Proposals and Qualifications for the City of Raymondville

The City of Raymondviile intends to submit an application to the Texas Department of Agriculture Office of Rural Affairs (TDA) under the 2016 Downtown Revitalization Program - Texas Capital Fund for sidewalk improvements.  More...

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