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City sale taxes continue to drop, 8-liners to blame?

The city’s sales tax receipts continue to drop more than a year after Wal-Mart closed its supercenter store on FM 490.  According to the latest report issued by the Texas Comptroller’s of Public Accounts, the city received a check fo More...

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Two students from each school in the Valley receive this each year. More...

American flight attendant to angry passenger: 'Hit me'

HOUSTON (AP) American Airlines says it has grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger after the flight attendant took a baby stroller away from another passenger.  More...

La Jarra’s Earth Day/Chamber’s Bling, Jeans and Boots

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Obituaries

DOLORES T. VASQUEZ

RAYMONDVILLE -Dolores T. Vasquez, 91, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, April 24, 2017 in Harlingen, TX. She was born on August 25, 1925 in El Sombrito Ranch to Francisco Torres and Maria Del Refujio Alvarado.  More...

IMELDA C. CEPEDA

SEBASTIAN - Imelda C. Cepeda, 65, entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 24, 2017 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. She was born on August 19, 1951 in Harlingen, TX to Eduardo and Irma (Rocha) Cavazos Sr.  More...

JUANITA HERNANDEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Juanita Hernandez, 66 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Saturday, April 22, 2017 at home.  She was born on January 20, 1951 in Raymondville, Texas, daughter of Jesus and Maria Antonia (Villarreal) De Leon.  More...

Early voting in city and school races underway in Raymondville & Lyford

The people across the street from the Reber Memorial Library Annex are mingling with the more than a dozen political signs supporting the candidates running in the May 6 elections.  Some are for incumbents such as for Jessica Ramirez- Cantu, who More...

Chief investigator Salinas resigns from Sheriff’s Dept. as investigation continues

The chief investigator with the Willacy County Sheriff ’s Department has resigned from his job, following an inquiry by the Texas Rangers.  Guillermo “Will” Salinas, has left the department and is now in Colorado where his wife More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Friendship is the cement that holds the world together

It's really nice to have friends, true friends. They help you when life's difficulties come your way. True friends are a rare breed and sometimes difficult to find. A true friend will ask how we are, and then actually wait to hear the answer. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures prices advance

April 20, 2017   More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Right of way

I’ve never claimed to be a great driver. Good, perhaps. Careful, for sure. My family would tell you I am cautious - sometimes to the point of being jumpy at the wheel. More...

THE ARTWORK OF RAYMONDVILLE WATERCOLORIST VIRGINIA GARZA SHUEY

  THE ARTWORK OF RAYMONDVILLE WATERCOLORIST VIRGINIA GARZA SHUEY was on display at the fundraising gala Saturday night at the L.E. Franks Memorial Tourist Center in Raymondville. More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff ’s BLOTTER

APRIL 19- Driving while intoxicated. Arrested: Jose Angel Olivarez, Hwy. and 10th St., Raymondville.  Burglary of a vehicle, S. Bus. 77, Sebastian.  Incident (identity theft), W. FM 1761, Raymondville.  Incident (information only), S. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 24- Burglary of vehicle, 400 blk E. McCharen.  Welfare concern, 300 blk W. Yturria.  Assault by threat, FV, 400 blk S. Exp. 77.  Incident: damaged property, 500 blk N. 2nd.  Duty on striking unattended vehicle, 500 blk N. More...

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held Monday, May 8, 2017, at 5:05 PM, in the above City, at the Raymondville Rural Technology Center, located at 700 FM 3168, Raymondville, Texas 78580, by the Planning and Zoning Commission to con More...

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