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Options Academy offers second chance to students

The old term “high school dropout” is outdated. Now students whose academic career gets derailed due to bad grades, getting married or having a child, needing to work or personal problems at home can get a second chance.  More...

News

Couple arrested for leaving baby home alone to go drinking

OROVILLE, Calif. ( AP) - A couple being booked on suspicion of public intoxication in Northern California told police they left their 1- year-old son home alone while they went to a bar.  More...

Texas officials to change penalties for marijuana possession

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Authorities in Bexar (bayr) County are seeking to divert misdemeanor offenders, including those found with marijuana, away from jail and instead receive a citation similar to a traffic ticket.  District Attorney Nico LaHood and More...

Businessman, community volunteer succumbs to injuries from accident

Well- known local car salesman and public servant Fred Silva has died from injuries suffered in an Aug. More...

County Lifestyles

ANGELA M. GAMEZ

ANGELA M. GAMEZ celebrated her 90th birthday with her family and friends. Her birthday was on Sept. 28th, but was celebrated on Sept. More...

Obituaries

ELBA G. DELGADO

SEBASTIAN, TX- Elba G. More...

EZIQUIEL “ZEKE” D. CAVAZOS

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Eziquiel “Zeke” D. Cavazos, 64, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. More...

FEDERICO “FRED” L. SILVA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Federico “Fred” L. More...

Driver charged in crash

Four people were taken to Harlingen hospitals by ambulance from a 1p.m. Friday two-car accident at the intersection of FM 1762 and Lopez Road north of Raymondville. More...

Longtime educator and commissioner dies

Raymondville City Commissioner Eziquiel “Zeke” Cavazos has died.  A longtime teacher, city official, volunteer firefighter and musician, Cavazos was a music teacher at Raymondville and, most recently, at Lasara, said his sister, Loui More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Making your world a better place

I don't know if you're like me or not, but I hardly turn on the news anymore, there is just so much negative stuff on not only the news, but on regular programming as well. More...

Letters

Raymondville Lions Club celebrates 73 years of service

Dear Editor,   In 1944, a group of 23 Willacy County, TX, businessmen, farmers, ranchers, professional and clergymen saw the benefits of forming a Lions Club. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Market continues to move mostly sideways

October 5, 2017   Will the hurricanes ever stop? Tropical Storm 16 is predicted to form Hurricane Nate formed in the Gulf of Mexico days ago and brought flooding and power outages in Mississippi and Alabama.  More...

Goodlatte unveils plan for new ag guest worker program

There’s a new plan to replace the current agriculture guest worker program. Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte of Virginia introduced the Agriculture Guestworker Act Monday. More...

Despite high hopes, hot weather dulls fall foliage season

EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 9 - Incident: dog bite, 900 blk W. Durango.  OCTOBER 8 - Welfare concern, 300 blk E. Durham.  Incident: Dog bite, 700 blk S. Adeline.  Missing/runaway, 500 blk W. Hidalgo.  OCTOBER 7 - Assault by threat, 1800 blk S. Exp. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

OCTOBER 4 - Incident (medical call), 6th St., San Perlita.  OCTOBER 5- Theft, criminal mischief, Coast Ave., Sebastian.  OCTOBER 6 - Theft, W. 8th St., Sebastian.   Incident (civil matter), W. 8th St., Sebastian.  More...

District Clerk’s Report

Willacy County and City of Raymondville vs Jesus Valdez, et al - tax suits.  Ex Parte: Bobby Battaglia - CR Matters: Writ Habeas Corpus.  Ex Parte: Daniel Telles - CR Matters: Writ of Habeas Corpus.  Ex Parte: Dorothy Cantu - CR Matter More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT

Notice is hereby given that the automatic tabulating equipment that will be used in the San Perlita ISD TRE Special Election held on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 will be tested on October 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at 190 N. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT

Notice is hereby given that the automatic tabulating equipment that will be used in the Constitutional Amendment Election held on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 will be tested on October 12, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at 190 N. More...

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