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RAYMONDVILLE RESIDENTS were treated to A Christmas Concert Monday by student musicians. More...

News

DPS: Give the gift of safe travel this holiday season

WESLACO - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers that by staying sober and following basic traffic laws, they can give their fellow motorists the gift of safe travels this season. More...

Lawmen on lookout for illegal dumpers

Willacy County has long battled an accumulation of trash illegally dumped in ditches, along roadsides and on vacant lots.  Now commissioners’ work crews are getting serious about cleaning it up and law enforcement is on the lookout for tho More...

Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues

NEW YORK (AP) - Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees.  The Cars, as well as first-time contenders Dire Straits, The Moody B More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Holiday shopping and shopping and shopping

It’s the gift giving season. And who doesn’t enjoy giving a good gift? I certainly do. Problem is, I get sucked in. It happens every year. I start around the end of November with a cool head and practical intentions. More...

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THE RAYMONDVILLE LIONS CLUB welcomed Lions Club District 2-A3 Governor Jesse A. Rodriguez to their meeting. More...

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DECEMBER 14, 2017 was a festive day for the Lyford Women’s Club. Members enjoyed a trip to the Christmas Extravaganza Annual Christmas Tree Exhibit at the Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

DECEMBER 13 - Theft, E. 6th St., Lasara.  Execution of warrant/ failure to appear, driving while intoxicated, arrested: Jose Juan Cantu, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Raymondville Police Blotter

DECEMBER 18 - Unauthorized use of motor vehicle, 300 blk S. 14th.  Burglary of building, 13000 blk Emma Ross.  Burglary of vehicle, 700 blk W. Durham.  Theft from person/human corpse/grave, 2000 blk E. More...

Commissioners slam the door on future 8-liner construction

Willacy County commissioners have passed a measure temporarily banning issuance of building permits for 8-liner game rooms, also known as “maquinitas.”  More...

Lasara man uses unconventional design concepts for his energy efficient rural home

Mike DeFoy is building a non-typical home that defies convention. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Taking Christmas to heart

Since next Monday is Christmas Day, then this will be our Christmas column for this year. You all remember Christmas don't you? More...

Letters

Reader would like membership to local museum

Editor,   If the Raymondville Historical Museum does not have an annual membership, may I suggest this procedure be accomplished. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Nearby Futures make further gains

December 15, 2017   More...

Field trials begin on feral hog toxic bait

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials are moving forward with field trails in Texas and Alabama to help determine the effectiveness of sodium nitrite toxic bait for removing feral hog sounders in natural settings.  More...

Obituaries

RUBEN SERNA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Ruben Serna, 56, entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born on July 26, 1961 in Raymondville, TX to Toribio and Maria (Escamilla) Serna. More...

MARGARET SALINAS

RAYMONDVILLE, TX- Margaret Salinas, 85, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in Retama Manor Nursing Home.  More...

TOMASA RAMIREZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Tomasa Ramirez was born in San Isidro, Texas on December 23, 1922, passed away peacefully on December 14, 2017 at the age of 94. More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE

CONDEMNATION HEARING ORDER BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

The following is notice as required by the City of Raymondville's Condemnation Ordinance No. 1032. The Board of Commissioners of the City of Raymondville met on December 12, 2017, for a condemnation hearing on the properties listed below.  More...

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Mixed Beverage Permit and Mixed Beverage Late Hours Permit by DNA Bars LLC dba Element Lounge, to be located at 128 N. Expressway 77, Raymondville, Willacy, Texas 78580. More...

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine and Beer Retailer’s Off Premise Permit by DNA Hotels, LTD dba La Quinta, Raymondville, to be located at 128 N. More...

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