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Screwdriver robber hits Supperette Saturday morning

Raymondville -- City police are searching for a masked ban- dit who held up the Raymondville Superette just before 7 a.m. Saturday taking $110 from the cash register, Detective Tom Gomez said. More...

News

Pucker up: lip balms, treatments having a moment

NEW YORK (AP) - Artisanal or oozing with luxury, lip balms are having a moment. More...

Mask creator embraces the grotesque

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) On the northwestern edge of town Friday, Jim Brown sat in his monster- filled garage slowly grooming a work-in-progress - a "Pigman" mask featuring a large head with a pronounced pig nose and tusks jutting out from the muzzle. More...

THE 83RD TEXAS LEGISLATURE

THE 83RD TEXAS LEGISLATURE hereby recognize November 3-7, 2014, as Municipal Courts Week and take special note of the important work performed by all those associated with the state’s municipal courts. More...

County Lifestyles

Slice of Life

Our new garage door

Our garage door was on its last legs - or better put, its last hinges. However you say it, the large piece of lumber was dying a slow death and had been operating in a temperamental mood for the last century, or at least the better part of a year. More...

HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY!

Lochlan Reed Garcia
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Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 21 - 911 call, 100blk of N. 4th.Standby, Thomas Ranch.Harassment by phone, 100 blk E.Raymond.911 call, 600 blk N. 3rd.Disorderly conduct,Whatarburger.Civil matter, 100 blk N. 6th.Locked keys, 800 blk E. More...

Legals

Public Advertisement for Planning Services

The City of Lyford has recently received a contract from TDA - Office of Rural Affairs under the Planning and Capacity Building Fund of the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program. More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The City of Raymondville, Texas (City) will receive bids for the construction of the Concession Building & Improvements Project (1st and Durango) until 4:00 PM, on November 25, 2014, at the City of Raymondville City Hall at 142 South 7th Street, More...

City of Raymondville Notice of Employment

The City of Raymondville is now accepting applications for a full-time Custodian. Full-time applicants must have experience in performing general housekeeping services in the facilities. More...

County won’t move moldy furniture to new offices, judge says

Willacy County officials will have mold cleaned from furniture in the historic 1922 courthouse or buy new furniture before the move-in to temporary offices in the former jail, County Judge John F. Gonzales Jr. said Tuesday. More...

Double stabbing suspect arrested

Charges were upgraded Monday against a trucker accused in the stabbings of his girlfriend and his Raymondville boss in Wharton and Fort Bend Counties. More...

Suspect in Sebastian stabbing shot dead by Brownsville police

A Brownsville man wanted by Willacy County authorities for the stabbing of another Brownsville man Sept. 12 near Sebastian was shot to death by Brownsville police in the Southmost area of that city on Oct. 23 after he lunged at officers with an ax. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

It's time for Scary Things, Halloween and Voting

It doesn't seem like it should be nearing the end of October. It's fall, but we have no leaves to turn, it's a little cooler for football, but not as cool as elsewhere. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association October 24, 2014

December cotton futures ended a five-day losing streak at the close ofTuesday's session at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) in New York. The contract traded up to 63.63 cents per pound before stalling and settling 50 points higher at 62.79 cents. More...

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. * “I am in Trouble” More...

GRACE HERITAGE RANCH

Sourdough

The term "sourdough" has been used for thousands of years. More...

Obituaries

ANGELITA C. SANCHEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Angelita C. Sanchez, 80, was born August 1, 1934 in San Perlita, TX to Pedro C. Caballero Sr. and Esperanza Chavarria. She passed away at Valley Baptist Medical Center on Friday, October 24, 2014. More...

CIRILDA G. TOVAR

SEBASTIAN, TX - Cirilda G. Tovar, 91 of Sebastian, TX, entered into rest Friday, October 24, 2014 in Harlingen Medical Center, surrounded by her family She was born on June 9, 1923 in Lyford, TX, daughter of Ignacio and Maria (Munoz)Gomez. More...

LUCILLE BEARDEN WALLS

LAKE JACKSON, TX- Lucille Bearden Walls passed away October 27, 2014 at The Oak Village Nursing Home in Lake Jackson, Texas at the age of 95. More...

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