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RAYMONDVILLE MAYOR PRO TEM CLIFTON SMITH, left, an American Electric Power representative, Mayor Gilbert Gonzales, City Manager Eleazar “Yogi” Garcia and City Commissioners Yolanda Alexan More...

News

DPS issues statement on driver license offices

AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today issued the following statement regarding driver license offices to clarify misconceptions reflected in several recent news articles:  The Texas Department of Public Safety is not impleme More...

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RAYMONVILLE BEARKATS OFFENSIVE LINE: (L TO R) ANDREW CERVANTES, STEPHEN TOVAR, GENE REYES, MARK MONTALVO, LUCIO NAVA, AND LEON CANTU are in the making of the Bearkats O-line and have been waiting for More...

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BEARKATS STRIKING A POSE are #52 Renato “RJ Fuentes, #5 Marcus Capetillo, (Practice) #16 Jacob Posas, #54 Mark Montalvo, #2 Ricardo Rebeles, #3 Eliseo Barnhart. (Photo by Eric Aguirre) More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Say what you mean, mean what you say

How are you? What’s up? What’s new? How about this crazy hot (cold, rainy, dry) weather we’ve been having? Have a great day!  Small talk. More...

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A LITTLE PREVIEW OF THE NEW “JUMBOTRON” SCOREBOARD getting its finishing touches before the home games. More...

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MGMS PRINCIPAL RAUL VALDEZ welcomes back students to a new school year. Shown, from left to right, are Klarissa Cruz, Ava Cantu, Carson and Joshua Tamez. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

AUGUST 27- Theft < $100, 300 blk N. 5th.  Fraudulent use or possession of identifying information, 200 blk E. Yturria.  Accident involving damage to vehicle, 200 blk N. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

AUGUST 22 - Incident report (information only), FM 1762 and Cemetery Rd., Raymondville.  AUGUST 23- Incident report (information only), La Majadas Ranch Rd., Raymondville.  Undocumented immigrants/ assist other agency/vehicle impound, Hwy. More...

Remains found near Santa Monica are those of retired priest with troubled past

The body of a South Padre Island man found last week buried in the floodway levees near Santa Monica has been identified as that of a retired Catholic priest from Massachusetts.  Arrested and charged with the murder of the Rev. More...

Port Mansfield to benefit from dredging to be handled by Army Corps of Engineers

Santa Claus paid an early visit to the Willacy County Navigation District’s office in Raymondville this week in the form of the U.S. More...

Raymondville tax rate to remain same, health insurance rates may impact budget

Raymondville’s effective tax rate will stay the same for the upcoming year at 76.82 cents for each $100 in assessed property value, City Manager Eleazar “Yogi” Garcia assured Mayor Gilbert Gonzales and city commissioners on Tuesday. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

A new school year for students and teachers

It's been sneaking up on us for a few weeks, and giving us some previews of coming attractions, but it has finally arrived, the new school year. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton news scarce, futures lack direction

August 24, 2018   More...

Motor Carrier rulemaking could mean flexibility for farmers, ranchers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) yesterday released a proposal that recognizes the difficulties inherent in moving farm commodities and livestock.  FMCSA is seeking public comment on revising four specific areas of current More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report Week

CORPUS CHRISTI   Redfish are good on the shallow flats on gold spoons and small topwaters. Sand trout and croakers are good in the channels on fresh shrimp. Trout are good on topwaters in Oso Bay and in the surf.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

Obituaries

BENITO SAUCEDA CORONADO

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Benito Sauceda Coronado passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his devoted and loving family at the age of 85 on Sunday, August 26, 2018. He was born in H. More...

ANGELINA PEREZ MENDOZA

LASARA, TX - Angelina Perez Mendoza, 74, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at her residence in Lasara. She was born on February 24, 1944 in Lasara, TX to Zenaido and Maria (Tamez) Perez.  More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

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LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Beer Retail Dealer’s Off-Premise License by Francisca Marie Vasquez dba Heavenly Snacks Drive Thru, to be located at 909 W. Hidalgo, Raymondville, Willacy Co., Texas. More...

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