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News

Two men killed in early-morning shooting outside Houston bar

HOUSTON (AP) Police investigators in Houston are trying to determine what prompted a shooting that left two men dead outside a bar.  Authorities say about a dozen shots were fired early Saturday morning and when a bar manager and others went out More...

San Antonio Chief disciplines 23 officers who donned Trump caps on duty

SAN ANTONIO ( AP) San Antonio's police chief has disciplined 23 officers who donned Donald Trump `` Make America Great Again'' caps while on duty and in uniform.  The officers were seen in a Trump campaign video wearing the red caps on Tuesday a More...

'E.T.' movie poster sells for almost $400,000

DALLAS (AP) The original painting for the movie poster for ``E.T. The Extraterrestrial'' has sold for almost $400,000 at auction.   Dallas-based Heritage Auctions says the painting sold for $ 394,000 on Wednesday. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

USDA Report surprises traders, futures prices surge

October 13, 2016   More...

Valley soil testing campaign runs through January

WESLACO - The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in the Lower Rio Grande Valley is offering its annual soil testing campaign through Jan. 31, according to AgriLife Extension personnel.  More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Losing your groceries and other marital adventures

My husband and I recently adopted the exciting habit of team grocery shopping - together. We don’t go for many items at one time; I think that would be too much for our relationship to bear.  More...

Lyford Women’s Club Meeting

Bethel Lutheran Church was the meeting place for the Lyford Women’s Club on October 13, 2016.  Bea Nyquist presented a book review entitled “Refuse To Do Nothing” which was very informative and went along with the month’s More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT

AW6-1 Prescribed by Secretary of State Section 127.096 Texas Election Code 3/07   More...

PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT

AW6-1 Prescribed by Secretary of State Section 127.096 Texas Election Code 3/07   More...

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION (AVISO DE ELECCION GENERAL)

TO REGISTERED VOTERS OF THE COUNTY OF WILLACY, TEXAS A LOS VOTANTES REGISTRADOS DEL CONDADO DE WILLACY, TX. More...

Wing Champs clipped by mayor for failure to comply with terms of loan

Saying enough is enough, Raymondville Mayor Gilbert Gonzales gave the thumbs down to Wing Champs - a local bar and grill.  During Monday’s meeting of the Economic Development Council of which he acts as board chair, Gonzales cast the one a More...

Early voting for presidential, two local elections starts Monday

Early voting for this year’s presidential and two local elections starts Monday, Oct. 24 and runs through Nov. 4.  The race for the White House is being waged between Hillary Clinton, a Democrat, and Donald Trump, a Republican.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Let's talk friendship and friends

A friend is someone who plays an important part in your life, and friendship is something that helps us endure life's trials and tribulations. Hopefully everyone has a few friends, true friends, not just acquaintances. More...

Political Cartoon

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Letters

Reader suggests voters see Hillary movie

Dear Editor;   I don't consider myself a political person. If I did, I would have run for public office a long long time ago. I am neither a Democrat nor a Republican. More...

An Eleventh Letter to America

The old saying that, " Nero played the fiddle ( Violin) while Rome burned" is pretty much what America is doing now. The country has sunk down into perversion so deep that it cannot think straight at all.  More...

Join us in prayer to end abortion

Why do we participate in the Life Chain and the 40 Days for Life? Churches have been participating in the Life Chain 25 years, this year. There has been at least one baby saved because of this event that we are aware of. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

OCTOBER 12- Harassment, 3rd Ave., Lyford.  Incident (missing animal), FM 88, Raymondville.  OCTOBER 13 - Criminal mischief/ criminal trespass, FM 498, Lyford.  Vehicle impounded, Bus. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 16 - Incident, minor accident, 100 blk S. Frontage.  Incident: female accidentally hit by a minor, 500 blk W. Tampico.  Information report, 500 blk S. 16th.  Missing person, 400 blk S. More...

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