April 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

School bus hit-run involved 14 students; driver of car that struck bus taken into custody

The driver of a car that struck a school bus at 5:40 p.m. More...

News

RGV Border Patrol Sector Chief Manuel Padilla, Jr. welcomes National Guard

EDINBURG - On Thursday, April 19, Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Border Patrol Sector Chief Patrol Agent (CPA), Manuel Padilla, Jr. welcomed National Guard personnel at the Victoria Palms Conference Center in Donna, Texas.  More...

Authorities seek teen fugitives after juvenile prison escape

GIDDINGS, Texas (AP) - Two teen inmates remain at large after escaping from a juvenile prison in Giddings, Texas, about 100 miles northwest of Houston.  More...

Prosecutor: Former Texas nurse confessed in deaths of babies

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Texas prosecutor says an imprisoned former nurse who authorities believe could be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 children has confessed in the past to killing children in her care.  Bexar (bayr) County prosecutor Jas More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Contemplating love

Today I ask that we consider the concept of love. It’s a universal human characteristic; we all want to love and be loved. It may not be as essential as the air we breathe, but it’s close.  Love is a dichotomous entity. More...

Photos

LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB HOSTESSES FOR APRIL were Carolyn Kersten, Wenda Kolterman, Wanda Greenhill and Vivian Sauage. More...

RHS Band Booster Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Band Booster meeting on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at 6: 00 p. m. in the Band Hall, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, Tx.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 23 - Illegal dumping, 1100 blk N. 6th.  Assault by contact, FV, 200 blk E. Rodriguez.  Theft, over $2,500, under $30,000, 1000 blk S. 7th.  Burglary of habitation, 100 blk N. 9th.  Burglary of building, 700 blk S. More...

W.C. Sheriff ’s Blotter

APRIL 18 - Execution of warrant/ assault family violence x2, terroristic threat x2, arrested: Santos Garcia, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Burglary of a vehicle, Jones St., LaSara.  APRIL 19- Accident, FM 490 and Bus. More...

Legals

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of REBECCA L. SALINAS, Deceased, were issued on November 17, 2017, in Cause No. 2017-PRB- 0020,pending in the County Court at Law, Willacy County, Texas, to: PATRICIA HIMELICK. More...

NOTICE OF STORAGE LIEN

Lopez Towing Service, LLC has in their possession a 2010 Black Toyota Camry, 4 dr., IL LP # AA1-3778 and VIN # 4T1BF3EK6AU521653. The owner is unknown. The vehicle is being held at: 12960 W. 186, Raymondville, TX 78580. More...

NOTICE OF STORAGE LIEN

Lopez Towing Service, LLC has in their possession a 2018 White Toyota RAV4, 4 door, TX LP # 89N- 1625 and VIN # JTMZFREV6JJ171622. The owner is unknown. The vehicle is being held at: 12960 W. 186, Raymondville, TX 78580. More...

E.ON names their “wind farm” after woman who generated enthusiasm

Officials of E.ON Climate and Renewables celebrated the latest milestone of the wind turbine development in Willacy County on Thursday with a ceremony and barbecue dinner.  The project has been named Bruenning’s Breeze Wind Farm after Mic More...

Sidewalk contractor to be penalized for late completion of brick paver project

Fines of $500 a day for late completion of Raymondville’s brick paver sidewalks kicked in Monday for Edinburg contractor Gonzales Construction, City Manager Eleazar “Yogi” Garcia said. More...

American Legion Post 390 draws big crowd with “Vets’ Expo” event; benefits, programs explained in detail to military veterans, spouses

Raymondville’s American Legion hall was packed late Thursday with military veterans and spouses eager to learn what benefits are available to help them and their families.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

National Day of Prayer, a time for unity

As the month of April is quickly winding down, and as we continue to wait for those much needed April showers, we look ahead to next week and the first Thursday in May.  More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

May liquidation continues, demand for physical cotton remains good

April 20, 2018   More...

2018 hurricane outlook released

The 2018 hurricane season forecast was released this month. Experts anticipate a busier than normal season but not as wild as 2017.  More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

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

Obituaries

EDGAR L. CLINTON, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Edgar L. Clinton Jr., 66, of Raymondville, Texas, died Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Valley Baptist Medical Center from complications related to liver disease. More...

WILLIAM “BILL” PRICE BUSH

SINTON - William “Bill” Price Bush passed away April 21, 2018 with his loving family at his side. He was 78.  Bill was born July 27, 1939 in Raymondville, Texas to Josephine Ann (Becker) and Arthur Colquitte Bush. More...

ERNESTO D. TAMEZ

RAYMONDVILLE, TX Ernesto D. Tamez, 94 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Friday, April 20, 2018 at his residence. He was born, March 12, 1924 in Lyford, to Fidel and Felicita (De La Rosa) Tamez. More...

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