September 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Stabbing victim recovering, still unable to speak

A Raymondville woman stabbed two dozen times has not been able to talk to authorities as she recovers from the ordeal that nearly cost her life.  Gracie Ledesma was found a week ago Friday on the side of FM 2629 just east of Sebastian with as ma More...

News

Many marijuana offenses dismissed in Texas cities

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Prosecutors in the most populated areas of Texas have in recent years dismissed a significantly larger number of marijuana offenses involving smaller amounts of the drug, according to a newspaper analysis.  More...

2 teens arrested in Houston-area BB gun attacks

MISSOURI CITY, Texas (AP) - Officials say two high school students have been arrested over a spate of BB gun shootings in a Houston-area neighborhood that left three people slightly hurt.  More...

4 arrested, including police officer, in Texas cattle rustling case

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a Houstonarea police officer and three other men have been arrested in a cattle rustling investigation.  Authorities the four defendants, including Sugar Land police Officer William Allen, are charged w More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

A bathroom emergency

We had an urgent issue in the bathroom - as bathroom issues can sometimes be. An annoying drip from the tub’s faucet had grown into an exasperating trickle that could no longer be ignored. More...

INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS

INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS - District Deputy Charlie Perez of Harlingen was in charge of the installation. More...

Photo

O.L.G. KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 9283 awards a $500 scholarship to Valerie Herrera of San Perlita High School. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 5 - Runaway, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  Runaway, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  SEPTEMBER 4 - Duty on striking fixture or highway, 500 blk S. 3rd.  Arrested: Dominique Ashley Rodriguez. More...

W.C. Sheriff ’s BLOTTER

AUGUST 31- Theft, Eustolio Gonzales, Chapa Subd., Raymondville.  SEPTEMBER 1 - Incident report, South Exp. 77.  Incident report, Conley/ Gonzalez Rd., Raymondville.  Incident report, FM 1761/CR 156, Raymondville.  More...

Legals

PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)

The City of Raymondville will hold a public hearing at 5:00 p.m. on September 13, 2016, in the Raymondville Rural Technology Center, 700 FM 3168, Raymondville, TX 78580, regarding the Texas Department of Agriculture’s CDBG Program.  More...

NOTICE TO SELECT CITY DEPOSITORY

FOR THE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

The City of Raymondville is accepting sealed applications for the selection of a City depository as required by law. Detailed specifications may be obtained at the City of Raymondville, City Manager's Office, 142 S. More...

County to relocate JP offices due to hostile work environment

The five offices of the Willacy County justices of the peace will be relocated to buildings across the street from the current location on West Hidalgo Avenue and Fourth Street.  The move is being sparked because of repeated remarks that the jus More...

Records don’t count when Bearkats and Bulldogs meet at the County Championship in the Cotton Bowl!

It’s beginning to look like both teams are down this year, but when Lyford and Raymondville tangle for the mythical Willacy County Championship, in what is called “The Cotton Bowl” win and loss records won’t mean a thing.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

9/11 Fifteen Years Later

A lot of things have been going on lately that have got the public's attention. Crazy weather, crazier election campaigning, and other things of interest, but more recently the anniversary date of 9/11/2001 is creeping up on us again. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

August unkind to Cotton Futures, demand for physical cotton improving

September 2, 2016   More...

COWPOKES

Full Story

August 2016 ties August 1914 as wettest in Texas

HOUSTON (AP) - Persistent rain in portions of Texas has made August 2016 the wettest August in more than a century and equal to the rainiest ever, according to preliminary figures released Wednesday by the State Climatologist office at Texas A&M More...

Obituaries

CLAUDIA ANN SURBER WILSON

Claudia Wilson was called home to the Lord at her home in Corpus Christi, Texas on August 30, 2016. After a yearlong, courageous fight with brain cancer she found peace surrounded by loved ones.  More...

FIDENCIO SALINAS, SR.

RAYMONDVILLE- Fidencio Salinas, Sr., 50 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Wednesday, August 31, 2016 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born on January 22, 1966 in Littlefield, TX, son of Raul and Juanita G. More...

CONSUELO SALDIVAR

RAYMONDVILLE- Consuelo Saldivar, 83, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at her home in Raymondville, TX. She was born on March 26, 1933 to Pedro and Paula (Olivares) Trevino in Lagarto, TX.  More...

Click here for digital edition
2016-09-07 digital edition