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News

Census: Young women in US favor jobs outside the home

WASHINGTON (AP) The milestones of adulthood for today's millennials: economic security and finishing school not rushing to get married and have a family. And once they are married, young women in America are less likely to see homemaking as a career. More...

Death toll in Reynosa drug violence rises to 12

MEXICO CITY (AP) Gunbattles between rival drug gangs in the Mexican border city of Reynosa have left 12 people dead, authorities say.  The office of the security spokesman for the northern state of Tamaulipas said via Twitter that five people we More...

Texas House approves law cutting cost of fire arms licenses

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas are making it even easier to carry firearms, with a trio of bills before the state House.  More...

Obituaries

BALTAZAR REBELES

RAYMONDVILLE - Baltazar Rebeles, 84, entered into eternal rest on May 7, 2017, in Raymondville, Texas. Baltazar was born September 2, 1932, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to Paula and Pedro Rebeles.  More...

Card of Thanks

Javier “Jaydo” Gonzales

Our hearts are full of gratitude when we say many thanks to family members, friends and neighbors for all acts of kindness and sympathy: food, flowers, cards, visits and kind words spoken to our family during the passing of a wonderful husband, son a More...

Card of Thanks

Orlando A. “Lonnie” Correa

Our heartfelt thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbors who extended comforting sympathy and help in our recent sorrow. For the beautiful service, floral offerings, food, prayers and other kindnesses, we are deeply grateful.  More...

Legals

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF RANDALL BOYD POHLMEYER, DECEASED

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Randall Boyd Pohlmeyer, Deceased, were issued on April 12, 2017, by the County Court of Willacy County, Texas, acting in Cause No. More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN THE INTEREST OF JUAN ANTONIO PEREZ, JR. A MINOR CHILD  Cause No. 2017-CV-0216-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY,TEXAS  TO: RUBY VASQUEZ, Respondent:  GREETINGS:   More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN THE MATTER OF MARRIAGE OF JUDITH CAZARES AND MARIO ALBERTO ZUNIGA  Cause No. 2017-CV-0187-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY,TEXAS  TO: Mario Alberto Zuniga, Respondent:  GREETINGS:   More...

Double homicide in Lasara brings in Texas Rangers

Two Willacy County residents were found dead on Monday afternoon, each with a gunshot wound to the body and authorities are calling it a “ double homicide.”  Law enforcement officers responded to a telephone call about the tragic fin More...

City voters choose incumbents but RISD voters choose 3-new board members

Two commissioners from the Raymondville City Council retained their seats in Saturday’s election, unofficial results show.  However, the second top vote-getter is asking for a recount.  Commissioners Clifton Smith and Zeke Cavazos wer More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures rebound, then fall despite mostly dull trading conditions

May 5, 2017 More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

The definition of mother

It’s something we all have in common. Mothers have touched our lives. Each of us came into the world courtesy of a mother. But the concept doesn’t stop there. Mothers are everywhere. They live next door or across the country. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, May 15, 6:30 p.m. in the RHS Gym, Room 102-G, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

MASTER GUNNERY SERGEANT (RETIRED) RUDY GARCIA

  MASTER GUNNERY SERGEANT (RETIRED) RUDY GARCIA was recently awarded a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition in Cemmemoration of his courageous military service to the United States of America in the Vietnam War. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

MAY 3- Assault by threat, W. 1st St., Sebastian.  MAY 4 -Assault causing bodily injury/possession of marijuana/arrested: Arturo Vela, 200 blk E. Broadway, Sebastian.  More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MAY 7- Arrested: Bobby Allen Battaglia, disorderly conduct, 100 blk N. Exp. 77. Terroristic threat, 500 blk W. San Francisco. Theft, under $100, 300 blk E. Kimball. MAY 6 - Criminal mischief, under $100, 200 blk W. Hidalgo. More...

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