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Midnight Madness slated

The excitement of the new football season will be shared with the public when the Raymondville Bearkats take the field at Burnett Stadium at 12:30 a.m. More...

News

Retail gasoline prices up 2 cents

COPPELL, Texas (AP) Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country rose an average 2 cents per gallon this week.  AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide was $2.10 per gallon. Drivers across the U.S. More...

Texas school chief ousted for handgun

HIGH ISLAND, Texas (AP) A Texas school superintendent who admitted leaving her loaded gun in a school vehicle has reached a separation agreement under which she will maintain her $106,000 salary through January.  The terms of the agreement betwe More...

DANIEL ANTHONY WEAVER

DANIEL ANTHONY WEAVER, grandson of Santiago V. Fonseea (deceased) and Dina Fonseca of Raymondville, was recently promoted to the rank of technical sergeant at Hill Air Force Base on July 19th, 2017. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

In celebration of friends

“Make new friends, but keep the old. More...

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PRINCE OF PEACE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY celebrated their 50th Anniversary on Sunday, July 30, 2017 with a Mass of Thanksgiving celebrated by Bishop Daniel Flores. More...

Crime & Courts

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

JULY 26- Theft, Gonzales CR. S. of Conley, Raymondville.  Execution of warrant/burglary of a building, arrested: Maria De Jesus Galindo, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Legals

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...

Tight rows increase yield

A Willacy County cotton grower who is using a planting method developed by a Weslaco researcher, is producing high yields even though many farmers no longer plant their crops so tightly  More...

A BEE HIVE

A BEE HIVE was removed Tuesday from a home on 7th street in Sebastian Tuesday after two residents were stung badly Monday about 4 p.m.and sent to Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

139th Annual Training Conference-Grapevine, Texas

The preamble of the first meeting of the Sheriffs of Texas who gathered for the first time on August 14,1874 in Corsicana, Texas, in a meeting called by Sheriff Sul Ross of McLennan County, stated:  More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures basically unchanged

July 27, 2017   More...

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TOM WETEGROVE is a Willacy County cotton grower who is using a planting method developed by a Weslaco researcher. More...

Gulf Coast wind farms become essential

HOUSTON (AP) Wind farms on the Gulf Coast are becoming important contributors to wind energy in Texas.  The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/2u25xcq ) reports that although the generating capacity and wind speeds on the Gulf are lower than those More...

Obituaries

YOLANDA TERESA GUZMAN

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Yolanda Teresa Guzman, 66 of Raymondville, TX, went with the Lord on July 25th. She was daughter of Manuel and Emestina (Veliz) Castaneda, a mother of six boys and a teacher to all. More...

SIXTO C. TREVINO, JR.

LYFORD, TX- Sixto C. Trevino, Jr., 51, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 28, 2017 at his residence in Lyford, TX. He was born on July 5, 1966 in Lamesa, TX to Sixto and Juanita (Gonzales) Trevino, Sr.  More...

EMMA M. GONZALES

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Emma M. Gonzales, 84, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 28, 2017 at her residence in Raymondville surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 21,1933 in San Benito, Texas to Alfredo Falcon and Rafaela Hernandez. More...

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