October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayor wants to bring jobs, stores back to the Gateway City

Raymondville Mayor Gilberto Gonzales says he is working to rebuild the city’s economy after years of decline, approaching it from all sides, bringing in new retail businesses, pushing for improvements to infrastructure and trying hard to bring More...

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LYFORD CISD CELEBRATED NATIONAL CUSTODIAL WORKER RECOGNITION DAY on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. More...

Two more stash houses discovered

EDINBURG, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents and local law enforcement agencies identified two active stash houses operating in residential neighborhoods.  More...

Texas woman accidentally shoots niece during gun lesson

HOUSTON (AP) Police say a woman in Houston accidentally shot and injured her 14-year-old niece while teaching her how to use a gun.  Police say the woman accidentally fired one round during the lesson Thursday evening.  The girl was hit in More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE Life without A/a

All was admirable and acceptable - advantageous even - that a.m. I arrived at my work area early, adhered to my agenda and had accomplished an abundance of article assembly by afternoon. More...

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THE LYFORD CLASS OF 1963 hosted the 2018 class reunion of the ‘60s in Cedar Hill, TX (near Dallas) on October 6, 2018. More...

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ALAMO LUMBER CO. donated a tool “busy” board for Retama Manor’s older patients with dementia. The board features a chain lock, sash latch, retractable clasp, barrel bolt and more. More...

World War II sailor honored with medal Navy forgot

One of Willacy County’s few remaining World War II veterans was honored Thursday by friends and family at American Legion Post 390 in Raymondville.  More...

City officials open street paving bids

Bids from contractors were opened Tuesday for Raymondville’s approximately $2.4 million street repaving project.  Bids were turned over to the city’s engineer to study whether they comply with specifications and with state law, Mayor More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

The most important things in life are not things

First of all this week I want to thank Christopher Columbus for the day off Monday. I'm sure everybody that was off gave it some serious thought during the day. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Price decline continues, demand remains weak

October 5, 2018   December futures prices dipped to a fresh low of 75.37 cents per pound Monday morning, then rallied to mark the week's high at 77.20 cents at midday. More...

Students in Texas use aeration on flowers to extend blooms

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A summer spent working at an HE B floral department exposed teenagers Hannah Taylor and Ashley Walker to a sad fact of the nearly $105 billion global flower industry.  More...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing U.S. waters

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Sept. 29, 2018.  More...

Obituaries

KENNETH MAYNARD RHODES

Kenneth Maynard Rhodes, 83, of Somerville passed away on October 6, 2018 in Brenham, TX. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Kenneth was born September 5, 1935 to Floyd Rhodes and Berdie (Giger) Rhodes in San Perlita, TX.  More...

In Loving Memory of Eziquiel “Zeke” Cavazos

12/5/1952 - 10/10/2017 1st Year Anniversary  MISSING YOU   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 8 - Incident - impounded vehicle, 100 blk S. Frontage.  OCTOBER 7 - Burglary of vehicle, theft from vehicle, 700 blk W. Durham.  Incident - minor accident, 900 blk E. Rodriguez.  Found property, 400 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

OCTOBER 3 - Display/possess fictitious license plates; failure to maintain financial responsibility; no driver’s license; expired registration, Spur 112, Lyford.  OCTOBER 4- Execution of warrant/indecent exposure, arrested: Elizabeth Moren More...

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