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Deer season begins Saturday, Nov. 5, game wardens on the alert for violations

The much-anticipated general deer season opens three day from today, but don’t count on bagging a white-tail without following Texas Parks & Wildlife Department regulations.  The Lone Star State has a deer herd estimated at more than 4 More...

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ON OCTOBER 22, 2016, the Mighty Bearkat Band competed at the 74th Annual UIL Pigskin Marching Contest at Donna High School where they earned straight 1st divisions from all judges. More...

Prescott rallies Cowboys to OT win over Eagles 29-23

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Dak Prescott won the rookie quarterback duel with Carson Wentz. More...

Texas tow truck driver takes pricey sports car for a spin

ARLAND, Texas (AP) A tow truck driver found a $110,000 sports car just too tempting and decided to give it a spin after towing it from a Houston-area home.  More...

Farm & Ranch

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WILLIAM SCOGIN WINS AT STATE FAIR-On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 William Scogin, a sophomore at Lyford High School, competed at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas, TX in the Senior Horticulture Speaking More...

WHITETAIL BUCK

WHITE TAIL BUCK - The much-anticipated general deer season opens three day from today. More...

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures continue to trade in a narrow range

October 27, 2016   More...

Obituaries

MARY FRANCINE ROBINSON

Mary Francine Ayoub was born a preemie on Friday, November 13, 1931, at 614 East VanBuren in Harlingen, Texas, to James Ayoub and Ruth Cooper Ayoub and was baptized at home by a Syrian Orthodox priest. More...

RENE CONDE CRUZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Rene Conde Cruz, 34 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Thursday, October 27, 2016 in Lubbock, Texas.  He was born January 18, 1982 in Raymondville, to Roberto S. and Norma (Conde) Cruz.  More...

GUADALUPE CARRANZA

RAYMONDVILLE- Guadalupe Carranza, 89 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Thursday, October 27, 2016 in Valley Baptist Medical Center. More...

Early voting ends Friday; Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8 - 1,356 vote so far

Early voting for the Nov. 8 presidential and two local elections ends this Friday and Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. More...

Vanessa Tijerina charged with felony theft of $74,944 in benefits

A local woman who is running for the 15th U.S. congressional district seat in Hidalgo County has been charged with theft for allegedly defrauding thousands of dollars from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.  Vanessa S. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Yes, It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas

When I arrived home Halloween night after taking part in Safe Haven watching all the kids in costume, and then after driving the streets of Raymondville trying to keep more kids from being run over by other vehicles, I finally made it home safe, as I More...

Political Cartoon

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Letters

Abortion is murder, reader says

Dear Editor,   Well the last Presidential debate is over. But apparently “destroy Trump” is still the Lefties and some disgruntled Republicans goal. More...

Conflict of interest at Early Voting location, Lasara man says

To Whom It May Concern:   More...

Reader protests political signs on courthouse grounds

Dear Editor,   I sure will be glad when this election season is over. Every election cycle the same thing happens. I’m referring to the county courthouse property. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Becoming a citizen

We are all citizens - of various entities: a classroom, workplace, family, neighborhood, world and the nation. We are a country made up largely of immigrants. More...

2016 Christmas Parade theme announcement

The Raymondville Chamber of Commerce announces the theme for the 2016 CHRISTMAS PARADE. The theme is “A DISNEY CHRISTMAS.” Parade entry forms may be picked up at the Chamber office at 700 FM 3168. More...

Pentecostal church to host prayer service for the elections

The Raymondville United Pentecostal Church located at 1255 East Hidalgo Ave would like to invite the community to drop by Monday, Nov. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff ’s BLOTTER

OCTOBER 26- Assault, arrested: Marisol Jimenez, 100 blk S. Bus. 77, Raymondville.  Terroristic threat, 100 blk S. Bus. 77, Raymondville.  OCTOBER 28 - Execution of warrant/sealed indictment, arrested: Vanessa Stephanie Tijerina, W.C. More...

Legals

PUBLIC HEARING WILLACY COUNTY

TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)

WILLACY County will hold a public hearing at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at the Willacy County Courthouse, 576 West Main Street, Raymondville, Texas 78580 regarding the Texas Department of Agriculture’s CDBG Program.  More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE COMBINED ENGINEERING & ADMINISTRATION/ PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Raymondville seeks to develop an application to the Texas Department of Agriculture for the 2017/2018 Community Development Fund for eligible activities associated to the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program.  More...

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