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Arkansas college says more than 1,000 interested in Mexico campus

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State University officials say more than 1,000 students have expressed interest in attending the school's Mexico campus when it opens for the fall 2017 semester.  More...

Guillen to host open house here

AUSTIN - On Thursday, November 10th, residents in Willacy County and the surrounding area are invited to gather at State Rep. Ryan Guillen's Eastern District Office in Raymondville for his Office Open House.  More...

Lyford church celebrates centennial Bethel Lutheran began in 1916

A Lyford church will celebrate the 100 years anniversary of its founding by settlers from one of the Scandinavian countries - Sweden.  Known as Bethel Lutheran Church, the congregation started off on the so-called Turner Tract at a place called More...

Letters

8-liner worker warns editor, “Stop messing with people’s jobs”

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This old man - Andy Shewmaker

Looking back over the years, marveling at the speed of time. The hopes, the dreams and the fears seem to flash by in my mind.  In youth, it seemed time was on my side. I never worried, just enjoyed it. More...

County Lifestyles

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ANDREW SHEWMAKER!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ANDREW SHEWMAKER! - Andrew Shewmaker celebrated his 106th birthday a day early on Sunday with his family. His birthday is November 7 and he is a resident of Retama Manor. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Mad as a cat

She was mad - one might even describe it as cataclysmi- cally livid. She focused her ire at the entire family and made us aware of her displeasure with a decidedly cold shoulder and stiff whiskers. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 6 - Verbal disturbance/ welfare concern, 400 blk W. Hidalgo.  Violation of protective order, 400 blk E. Harris.  NOVEMBER 5 - Accident (minor), 500 blk W. Sauz.  Accident (minor), 1 mi. N. Exp. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 2- Animal call, FM 1420, Lyford.  Theft, Raymondville.  Theft, Bus. 77, Raymondville.  Harassment, 200 blk W. Broadway St., Sebastian.  Incident (assist other agency/ D.A.’s Office), transporting an arrest, U.S. More...

Legals

NOTICE BY PUBLICATION STATE OF TEXAS

To Max Ulises Grimaldo, Respondent and to all whom it may concern:   More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN RE: ORDER FOR FORECLOSURE CONCERNING 213 CR 2800 RAYMONDVILLE, TX 78580-4404 UNDER TEX.R.CIV.PROC. 736  Cause No. 2016-CV-0161-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS  PETITIONER:   More...

County holds Veterans’ Day activities this week, on Thursday and Friday

Some of the oldest veterans in Willacy County live right here in Raymondville and, despite their many years of life, they are in pretty good shape.  At 96, Guadalupe “Lupe“ Espinoza can walk without the help of a cane or of another p More...

City manager and commissioner recovering

Two city officials experienced health issues last week and were taken to a hospital where they are being treated and are expected to have full recoveries.  City Manager Eleazar “Yogi” Garcia Jr. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Veterans Day-An Opportunity to Say Thank You

October sure went by fast this year and it seems November is cruising along at the same clip. As I am writing this, eligible voters who haven't voted yet are visiting their local polling places. More...

Kenedy County DA gives forensic science lecture for TAMU students

On October 26, 2016, students from Texas A&M University Kingsville met with the Kleberg and Kenedy County District Attorney as part of their curriculum for the graduate level Forensic Chemistry and Nanochemistry. The District Attorney, John T. More...

Political Cartoon

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Farm & Ranch

Rio Grande Valley growers could be in for a rough 2017

MONTE ALTO - South Texas row crop producers are invited to the Spring 2017 Crop Seminar to help them prepare for what could be a tough year in 2017, according to organizers.  More...

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Despite Some Volatility, Cotton Futures Remain in a Narrow Range

November 3, 2016   More...

Obituaries

JOSE “JOE” ABUNDIO GARCIA

PASADENA/SANTA MONICA, TX- Jose “Joe” Abundio Garcia, 88, entered into eternal rest on October 29, 2016, at Bayshore Hospital in Pasadena, Texas surrounded by his family.  More...

KEN WAYNE DAVIS

LYFORD- Ken Wayne Davis entered into eternal rest at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX on Monday, November 7, 2016 at the age of 81.  More...

FRANK DELGADO

RAYMONDVILLE- Frank Delgado, 48 of Raymondville, Texas, entered into rest Tuesday, November 8, 2016 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born on January 19, 1968 in Raymondville, son of Salvador and Maria Gloria (Lopez) Delgado, Sr.  H More...

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