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One boater dies, one rescued Thursday near Port Mansfield

An elderly man drowned in a Thursday Port Mansfield boating accident and another was rescued by U.S. More...

News

GUILLEN HELPS SECURE $10 MILLION FOR VETERAN MENTAL HEALTH

State Veteran and Family Alliance Program Receives Next Phase Of Funding

AUSTIN - Representative Ryan Guillen (D - Rural South Texas) applauds the announcement of $10 million in funding from the Texas Veterans + Family Alliance grant program to help veterans and their families receive mental health care. More...

Blue Bell seeks more customers after 2015 listeria outbreak

HOUSTON (AP) - Blue Bell, the Brenham creamery still trying to recapture customers it lost during a 2015 listeria outbreak, is now coping with an industrywide trend of slower growth in ice cream sales.  More...

LASARA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS advance to the Regional UIL Academic Meet in Corpus Christi on April 13 and 14. More...

County Lifestyles

Photo

Back row, from left to right, are Jose Gonzales, Director of Area Agency on Aging, Lidia Limas, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Jaime R.  More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Adventures in plastic storage

It was going to be a busy day. I had a to-do list longer than a Minnesota winter or a Texas summer - take your pick.  Of course the kitchen was a mess. The best mornings always start out that way. More...

Obituaries

GERALD PATRICK WHITWORTH

Gerald Patrick “Pat” Whitworth, born March 25, 1943 in Harlingen, Texas to Raymond and Yuba Whitworth, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 24, 2018 in Katy, Texas from complications related to Parkinson’s.  Pat was preced More...

RAYMUNDO GARCIA

LYFORD, TX- Raymundo Garcia, 61, entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 2, 2018 surrounded by his family at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen. He was born on November 22, 1956 in Mexico to Santos and Delfina (Villarreal) Garcia.  More...

AUDELIA T. PEREZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TXAudelia T. More...

STATE SEN. EDDIE LUCIO JR

  STATE SEN. EDDIE LUCIO JR., right, gives the oath of office to newly elected Raymondville City Commissioner Edward Gonzales. The senator said he has known Gonzales and his family since 1990. More...

Drainage district moves, widens ditch near Lyford CISD ag barn area

A plan to relocate and widen a ditch near the Lyford school district agriculture barn is being carried out “in-house” by Willacy County Drainage District No. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Getting and giving advice

The Easter Holiday is over, we are in a new week, and a new month again. The year is setting speed records again, another month or so and they will be telling us how many shopping days are left until Christmas. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Prisoners of Youth are praying for school, victims and families

Editor,   Just recently I saw on television about another school shooting, this time in Parkland, FL where 17 lives were taken. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Rain and USDA reports were highlights this week

March 29, 2018 More...

Texas A&M launches International Beef Academy

Ranchers, researchers and other leaders in the beef industry across the globe are invited to apply now for Texas A&M University’s inaugural International Beef Academy (IBCA). More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Black drum and redfish are fair to good in the Packery Channel on crabs. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 2 - Harrassment, 600 blk E. Gem.  Welfare/child custody, 100 blk FM 3168.  Sexual assault, 200 blk S. King.  Terroristic threats, 300 blk W. Gem.  Theft, 700 blk W. Hidalgo.  Welfare concern, 1000 blk S. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

MARCH 28 - Incident report (illegal immigrant), W. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a On Premise Beer and Wine Retailer’s Permit (BG) by Erika Kinney dba Laguna Madre Baits, to be located at 828 W. Port Dr. More...

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