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Texas beaches cleanup yields shoes, fireworks, bowling ball

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Thousands of volunteers have helped pick up more than 86 tons of trash from Texas beaches in garbage removal ranging from shoes to chairs to plastic vampire teeth.  More...

Texas man survives tumble into trash compactor

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) Fire officials in Texas say a man who apparently was sleeping in a dumpster survived when he and the trash in the bin were dumped into a trash truck, compacted and then hauled to a transfer station.  Workers at the tra More...

Two killed while trying to get dog off highway after accident

LUBBOCK, Texas ( AP) Authorities say two people were killed northeast of Lubbock after being hit by a car while they tried to get their dog, which had gotten loose on a highway.  Investigators with the Texas Department of Public Safety say the v More...

County Lifestyles

MGMS News

Sports News   On Monday, both the 7th and 8th grade volleyball “ B” teams earned win over the Lady Buccaneers of Hidalgo. Next, the Lady ‘Kits will face Port Isabel on Oct. 17th.  More...

SLICES OF LIFE “America the Beautiful”

It’s been quite a campaign season so far. The election. The debates. The issues and non-issues that somehow become issues nonetheless. It can be overwhelming. And disheartening - for me, at least. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 10 - Theft, over $1,500, under $20,000, 700 blk W. Hidalgo.  Abuse or threaten (offensive manner), 700 blk S. 3rd.  OCTOBER 9 - Incident: possible assault, 400 blk Van Eaton.  Assault causing severe bodily injury, 300 blk S. More...

W.C. Sheriff ’s BLOTTER

OCTOBER 6- Theft, Bus. 77, Raymondville.  OCTOBER 7 - Execution of warrant, possession of controlled substance, W.C.S.O. (Jail). Arrested: Edward Davila.  OCTOBER 9-Incident report, U.S. 77/Conley Rd., Raymondville.  More...

School elections are Nov. 8 at Lasara and Raymondville

Twenty eight days from today voters will go to the polls to elect a new president of the United States who will serve a four-year term.  They will choose between Hillary Clinton, a Democrat, and Donald Trump, a Republican.  Willacy County v More...

MOVING IN

MOVING IN- Store fixtures and merchandise were seen being moved into the new CVS Pharmacy Tuesday. The store is expected to open Nov. 1 in downtown Raymondville. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Just A Little Word to the Wise

I want to start out this week with a warning of sorts, especially to our senior citizens concerning the scams that are happening in the valley.  More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures fall sharply after three-day rally

October 6, 2016   More...

COWPOKES

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Obituaries

Card of Thanks

Oscar Omar Gonzalez, Sr.

Everyone showed so much love and compassion. Deepest gratitude to Viola Lozano for the beautiful rosary. More...

Card of Thanks

Maria Antonia Olivarez

A million heartfelt thanks to all our dear friends who so graciously gave to make the bereavement luncheon a very special and memorable one. More...

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