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A FREAK ACCIDENT

A FREAK ACCIDENT occurred early Monday on the FM 1018 overpass on the northbound lane of I69E, south of Lyford. More...

News

Police: Texas mall robbery suspects nabbed; no shots fired

McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Glass cases being smashed during an attempted robbery Saturday at a jewelry store in a popular Texas mall were misconstrued as gunfire and sent people running for the exits, authorities and witnesses said.  More...

Willacy coastal resource center to be site for Science & Spanish Club

Willacy County has linked up with a program to make its new Coastal Resource Center available to local schools that may decide to join a program that teaches about the Gulf of Mexico’s marine environment.  More...

CONTRACTORS WORK UNDER THE BLAZING SUN LAST WEEK

  CONTRACTORS WORK UNDER THE BLAZING SUN LAST WEEK on Highway 77/ I69E near the Willacy-Kenedy County line about 10 miles north of Raymondville. (Photo by Allen Essex) More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Razzle-dazzle berries

You never know the lessons you might learn from something as small and unassuming as a raspberry.  The plants were a gift from a friend. A few clumps of leafy twigs, roots and the attached soil. More...

Marinate your tuna ahead to ensure moist grilled fish

Tuna steaks are a treat, and the intense heat of the grill is perfect for getting a good sear on the outside while keeping the inside tender, moist, and pleasantly pink. More...

RHS Band Booster Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Band Booster meeting on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Band Hall, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville.  Freshman parents are welcome to attend.   More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JULY 25 - Incident report (assist other agency, K9 search), U.S. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JULY 30 - Supplement/property returned, 400 blk W. White.  Arrested: Daniel Contreras, assault causing bodily injury, 800 blk N. 4th.  Arrested: Juan Pablo Ramirez, assault causing bodily injury, 800 blk N. More...

District Clerk Report

Brenda L. Valencia, individually and behalf of Jav, a minor, et al vs. Management and Training Corporation D/B/A MTC - other: civil.  Ex Parte D.V.R. - CR Matters Expunction.  More...

City of Raymondville approvals put Tractor Supply Co. building on fast track

Raymondville city commissioners have taken the last few steps to pave the way for a new business that is sure to be a hit in this rural area.  On Monday, members of the Planning and Zoning Commission approved a plat map to locate a Tractor Suppl More...

MTC’s El Valle center loses 37 Guatemalans, but will soon be back up to 199 detainees

The head count of illegal alien detainees at the El Valle Regional Detention Facility dropped by 37 since last weekend but will return to a population of 199 by next weekend, officials of Management and Training Corp. said Tuesday.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

140 years is a long time

I recently returned from attending the Sheriffs' Association of Texas 140th Annual Training Conference. The Sheriffs' Association of Texas is one of the oldest law enforcement associations in the nation. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Market focused on speculators, tariffs and crop conditions

July 27, 2018   The Commitment of Trader’s Report released last Friday showed that for the week ended July 17 speculators increased their long positions for the first time in several weeks.  More...

USDA announces aid to offset farmer losses due to tariffs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is allocating at least $12 billion to help American farmers hurt by new tariffs and recent trade tensions.  U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the funding Tuesday, July 24.  More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Trout are fair on the drop-offs around Pita Island on croakers. Redfish are good in the guts on the outgoing tide. More...

Obituaries

NICANOR H. DE LEON

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Nicanor H. De Leon, 82, of Raymondville, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. More...

NELIDA R. CONDE

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Nelida R. Conde, 68, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Windsor Atrium in Harlingen, TX. She was born on February 8, 1950 in Mathis, TX to Ramiro and Consuelo (Trevino) Saldivar.  More...

ARNULFO V. TELLES

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Arnulfo V. More...

Legals

City of Raymondville, Texas Public Notice Request for Proposals for Computer Maintenance

The City of Raymondville is requesting proposals on technical assistance and maintenance service of City servers, computers and laptops used in the daily operations at various City locations. Proposals must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

NOTICE TO BIDDERS PURCHASE OF GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE

The City of Raymondville will be accepting competitive sealed proposals for the purchase of group health insurance for the period of October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019.   More...

Advertisement and Invitation for Bids

CITY OF LYFORD, TEXAS

CITY OF LYFORD will receive bids for Street Improvements until 10:00 AM on Friday, August 17 , 2018 at the office of the Mayor, Jose G. More...

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