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News

DPS urges Thanksgiving drivers to practice safety first

AUSTIN - As Texans prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) offers tips for safe travel and calls on residents to celebrate responsibly. More...

Texas AD says Strong to be evaluated after TCU game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas says nothing has been decided on football coach Charlie Strong.  Longhorns athletic director Mike Perrin, in the face of swirling reports that school officials had decided to fire Strong at the end of a third bad seaso More...

Lawmakers pre-file bevy of bills ahead of 2017 session

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) - Lawmakers have pre- filed more than 500 bills on the first day to propose legislation before the Texas Legislature reconvenes in January.  Among the frenzy of would- be laws submitted in both chambers on Monday were several More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Volatility present in Cotton Futures trading as expected

November 17, 2016 More...

Vast shale oil field in West Texas could yield 20 billion barrels

DALLAS (AP) - A vast field of shale rock in West Texas could yield 20 billion barrels of oil, making it the largest source of shale oil the U.S. Geological Survey has ever assessed, agency officials said. More...

West Texas cotton growers await first freeze

MEADOW, Texas (AP) - Temperatures have dropped, but not enough.  The Lubbock Avalanche- Journal reports that near Meadow, Cliff Bingham is starting to grow frustrated.  “We’re praying real hard for a freeze right now,” the More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 21 - Arrested: Rodulfo Garza, execution of warrant x6, assisting other agency, 100 blk S. 7th. Theft, over $20k, under $100k, 200 blk FM 3168. Accident, 4th and Raymond. Theft, under $100, 300 blk N. 7th. Execution of warrant x3, 100 blk S. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 17- Public intoxication, arrested: Francisco Moreno, Broadway and U.S. Frontage, Lyford.  NOVEMBER 18 - Theft, FM 506, Sebastian.  Incident (damage to property), Southbound U.S. 77, Raymondville.  More...

Legals

Willacy County Housing Authority

Request for Qualifications-Legal Services

The Willacy County Housing Authority is seeking to contract with a qualified Attorney or Legal Firm to provide Legal Services to the Willacy County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The City of Raymondville will be accepting sealed bids for the purchase of three (3) new 2017 pickup trucks to be used by the City of Raymondville’s Utility Department.   More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held Monday, December 12, 2016, at 6:00 p.m.  More...

MAN ON THE STREET

What are you most thankful for this holiday season?
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CVS/PHARMACY GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING

CVS/PHARMACY GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING- Raymondville’s latest newest retailer held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Friday morning which was well attended. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

If we pause to think, we will have cause to thank

The Thanksgiving Holiday is here, and it's a season when we need to pause and reflect on ail the blessings we have been given. Gratitude shouldn't be an occasional incident but a continuous attitude. More...

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County Lifestyles

THE 17TH ANNUAL BBQ

THE 17TH ANNUAL BBQ sponsored by Sierra Title Co. was held Friday across from the Willacy County Courthouse. More...

SLICES OF LIFE Contemplating marriage?

I’ve been contemplating marriage. Not getting married. I took care of that task years ago.  I’ve been contemplating marriage as in the concept of. More...

Obituaries

MICHAEL ALLEN GOSS

HARLINGEN/RAYMONDVILLE -Michael Allen Goss, 45 of Harlingen, Texas, entered into rest Tuesday, November 15, 2016 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born on March 3, 1971 in Raymondville, TX, son of Daniel and Bevery Ann (Knox).Goss, who p More...

LA NELL (MALM) CARR

La Nell Carr was born in Lyford, Texas on December 19, 1938 to Hulda and Ben Malm. She passed away November 14, 2016. She was the youngest of six children.  More...

KRISTOFER GEORGE PALOMO

RAYMONDVILLE- Kristofer George Palomo earned his angel wings on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born on November 30, 1986 in Harlingen, TX to Alfonso and Noemi (Echavarria) Palomo.  More...

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