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Local man stabbed in fight at Drunken Armadillo bar

A Raymondville bar fight at 1 a.m. Sunday resulted in a non-fatal stabbing of a 38- year-old man, said Detective Denise Ledesma in a report. Two women were also arrested for fighting.  More...

News

Authorities: Mexican man illegally voted in Texas for years

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An official says a Mexican national who has been living in the San Antonio area for decades under a stolen identity voted regularly during that time, including in the 2016 election.  Sixty- three- year- old Enrique Salazar Ort More...

FBI, DPS to run statewide anti-terrorism training exercise

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Department and Public Safety and the FBI plan to run a three-day statewide anti-terrorism training exercise next week.  A DPS statement issued Thursday says the agencies will join with local and other state and fed More...

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ROAA DRUG FREE WEEK WINNERS- Raymondville Options Academy Door Decor and Poster “Drug Free Week” winners, Shown from left to right, are Erika Cruz, Angela Caudillo, Raymond Ochoa, Angel B More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Muddy messies

My kids give me gifts, often without even knowing it. This weekend I received a pair, or actually it was a pair of pairs. Pants, that is. Two pairs, which totaled a pair.  To further play with words, the pants were paired with a request. More...

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CITY OF SAN PERLITA FIRST EVER PUMPKIN PATCH-The City of San Perlita held a Pumpkin Patch event on October 27 and 28 that featured games, music, food and photo opportunities for the community. More...

Train lovers forge lifelong friendships through rail travel

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A group of train lovers from all over the United States has been meeting up for annual rail trips for the past decade.  More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 29 - Burglary of vehicle, stealing/receiving stolen check or similiar sight order, 400 blk W. Tampico.  CPS intake report, 700 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

OCTOBER 17 - Incident report (animal call), W. Hwy. 186 and CR 25, La Sara.  Incident report (suspicious person), N. More...

RPD’s Safe Haven tonight at Smiley Face Park

Tonight is the night for the Raymondville Police Department’s Annual Safe Haven Halloween celebration, sponsored by the RPD and H-E-B supermarkets.  More...

Early voting ends at 6 p.m. Friday, Beto O’Rourke to visit

Early voting will continue from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., including the lunch hour, through Friday at 6 p.m. The only early voting polling place in the county is the Reber Memorial Library Annex, 193 N. More...

Retiring appeals court chief justice is Raymondville native son

He started out in Raymondville, sometimes traveling north with his family to harvest crops in states such as Indiana.  Rogelio “Roy” Valdez recalls his boyhood years in Raymondville and living with another family while his parents we More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

There is no joy in Mudville

I stole this week's title from "Casey at the Bat", but that's the feeling in LA this Monday morning as the Dodgers try to figure out what happened.  More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

A volatile week for cotton as outside factors dominate

October 26, 2018   More...

Average white-tailed deer season expected across state

What’s average in Texas might actually be considered pretty good by others, especially if you’re describing the hunting season for white-tailed deer.  Alan Cain, white-tailed deer program leader for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Depar More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Bull redfish are good in the surf on mullet and shrimp. Trout are fair for waders working mud and grass on Corkies and Gulps. Redfish are good along the Packery Channel on finger mullet. More...

Obituaries

ARNULFO CAVAZOS

LYFORD, TEXAS - Arnulfo Cavazos, 62, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas. He was born on March 31, 1956 in Lyford, Texas to Vicente and Hilaria (Trevino) Cavazos.  More...

MARIA ELVA GONZALES

Maria Elva Gonzales went be with our Lord on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, after losing her battle with cancer. Her husband, son and family remained at her side while her long journey came to an end.  More...

In Loving Memory of Teodoro Nieto

10/29/1926 - 10/30/2011

We think of you in silence, make no outward show, but what it meant to lose you no one will ever know. To some you are forgotten, to others a part of the past, but to us who loved you dearly, you memories will always last. More...

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