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Voters okay tax change

A total of 309 voters turned out for what was called the TRE election and approve a one-cent tax reduction for the Raymondville ISD by a margin of 275 for and 29 against.  The proposal allows the school to reallocate the tax structure which in t More...

News

Local church to observe National Back to Church

“Back to Church Sunday,” part of a national movement of churches across America, will be held at First United Methodist in Raymondville at 10: 45 a. m. September 17. More...

AWANA is coming to Raymondville

Raymondville 1st United Methodist Church is happy to host AWANA Bible Club. Registration and parent orientation will be on Saturday, September 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. We will register children who are in Kinder through 5th grade. More...

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ARMANDO GUERRERO, MARICELA G. SUAREZ AND TONY SAENZ -San Luis Potosi, SLP Mexico - September 16, 1960. More...

Obituaries

JUAN SALINAS, JR.

Juan Salinas Jr. passed away August 15, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Juan and Herlinda Salinas. More...

MARIA LOPEZ DE LUNA

HARLINGEN, TX -Maria Lopez DeLuna, 64 of Harlingen, TX, entered into rest Sunday, September 10, 2017 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  She was born on December 14, 1952 in Raymondville, TX, daughter of Jose and Maria (Guerrero) Lopez.  More...

NICOLAS D. CHAVEZ

On Monday, September 4, 2017, Nicolas D. Chavez entered into the Lord’s presence.  He was born in La Sara, TX on September 10, 1934, to Leonardo C. Chavez and Estefana D. Chavez.  More...

Legals

NOTICE OF PROPOSALS

ENTRY WAY OF WILLACY COUNTY SPECIAL EVENTS/MULTI-USE COMPLEX PROJECT

The County of Willacy will receive Proposals for the Special Events/Multi-Use Complex Project located on the 100 acres East of Raymondville Highway 186. More...

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine and Beer Retailer Permit by Roberta Garcia dba Sports Shack Drive Thru, to be located at 8550 Bus. 77, Lyford, Willacy, Texas.   More...

Change of venue being sought in Tobias case

The defense attorney for Juan Manuel Tobias Jr., accused of killing Nora Rodriguez (Conde) Villalobos, has filed nine motions, including a challenge of the Texas death penalty and an attempt to move the trial to Brownsville.  Attorney Ed Staplet More...

City tackles long agenda

City of Raymondville commissioners tackled a long agenda Tuesday evening including a public hearing on a $9.589 million budget and condemnation of certain properties.  More...

Auditor gets more help

Willacy County Judge Aurelio “Keter” Guerra said Tuesday an order to add another full time and part-time employee to the Auditor’s Office budget for the year beginning Oct. More...

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RESIDENTS OF MIRASOLES ADULT DAY CARE IN RAYMONDVILLE began preparing Tuesday for their Diez y Seis de Septiembre celebration they will hold Friday. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Time-An hour lost is never found

When we are young and have our whole life ahead of us, we think we have all the time in the world to do whatever we feel like doing. As we get older, time gets faster. Before you know time is off and running, and we sit and wonder where it went. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Weather drives cotton futures higher

September 8, 2017   As if the uncertainty of Harvey’s damage was not it, Hurricane Irma has kept the market in near panic this week. More...

County Lifestyles

VIVIANA FLORES

She is attending Texas A&M University in College Station majoring in Community Health. She plans to further her education by attending nursing school.  More...

SLICES OF LIFE

The multitudinous multi-tasker

A phone used to be a phone and nothing more except for maybe a paperweight. Now our “phones” are multi-taskers of the unlimited kind. Well, unless you go over your allotted gigabytes or data plan, but you know what I mean. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, September 18, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 11 - Incident, possible child neglect, 300 blk W. Durham.  Terroristic threat, FV, 1100 blk N. 6th.  Assault causing bodily injury, FV, 300 blk N. 7th.  Incident: disturbance, 400 blk W. More...

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