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News

Ex-school finance official in Texas accused of $600,000 theft

DALLAS (AP) - An ex-chief financial officer for a Dallas-area school district has been charged with stealing more than $600,000 from a vault. More...

Man charged in slaying of woman at Austin 8-liner casino

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Austin police have arrested a man in the slaying of a woman at an illegal gambling room during what investigators call a botched robbery attempt. More...

Local woman stabbed and left to die near Sebastian

A 41-year-old woman found last week just east of Sebastian with multiple stab wounds is recovering from the terrible attack perpetrated against her life. More...

Farm & Ranch

Valley cotton growers need a few more days of hot, dry weather to finish harvesting

WESLACO - The changing weather patterns that provided heat and drought relief to most of the state did not make it to the Lower Rio Grande Valley, but for now that's just fine with cotton growers who need a few more rain-free days to wrap up this yea More...

COWPOKES

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COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Futures prices continue to decline

August 26, 2016 More...

Crime & Courts

Local man arrested after robbing Lyford Superette

A Raymondville man was arrested after robbing and leaving with an undetermined amount of money. The man, identified as Ruben Cisneros Jr., walked into the store at about 11:21 p.m. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

AUGUST 29 - Incident (DOS), 900 blk W. Gem. Assisted officer at call, 900 blk W. Gem. Arrested: Juan Manuel Saldivar, execution of warrants, x4, 500 blk E. Hidalgo. Criminal trespass, 100 blk S. Exp. 77 N. AUGUST 28 - Theft, under $100, 500 blk N. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

AUGUST 24- Incident, damage to roadway, Bush Co. Rd., Raymondville. Incident - damage to property, Old Alice Rd., Santa Monica. Criminal mischief, FM 498, Lyford. Robbery, S. Exp. 77, Lyford. AUGUST 25 - Arson, 9th St., La Sara. More...

Dove season opens this weekend, hunters have more days to shoot

The Texas dove season opens this weekend and Rio Grande Valley hunters have more days to shoot the fast flying birds than many people can remember. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Criticism and confrontation, or Compliance and cooperation?

I was watching the news a day or two ago and like most of you, I heard the comments made by an NFL quarterback as to why he would not stand for our National Anthem. More...

Letters

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Grandparents’ Day, Sept. 11th

Every day, I think of all my friends, relatives and ex-students who have enriched my life with numerous memories. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

One stormy night

It started with an unexpected flash in the wee hours of the morning. Not long after, a crack of thunder pulled me from sleep as the clouds opened up to share their bounty with the earth. More...

STORY TIME

STORYTIME - L.C. Smith kindergarten students were treated to a story entitled, “My New School” read by their new teacher, Mrs. Christina Lopez Gonzalez. More...

Obituaries

RICHARD GEORGE STARKEY

RAYMONDVILLE- Richard George Starkey, 90, of Harlingen, was taken home by the Lord on Tuesday August 23, just five days after the death of his wife Judy. He was born March 26, 1926, in Des Moines, Iowa, to George and Agnes (Lewis) Starkey. More...

In Loving Memory of

Maria Guadiana

Happy Birthday in Heaven 8/31/1925 - More...

In Loving Memory of

Mario Moncevais, Sr.

HAPPY 67TH BIRTHDAY TO OUR ANGEL IN HEAVEN More...

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in accordance with S.B. More...

NOTICE

Mobilitie, LLC is proposing to construct a 120-foot overall height pole near the intersection of North Ramirez Road and W 7th Street, Lyford, Willacy County, Texas. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE

CONDEMNATION HEARING ORDER BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE

The following is notice as required by the City of Raymondville's Condemnation Ordinance No. 1032. The Board of Commissioners of the City of Raymondville met on August 23, 2016, for a condemnation hearing on the property listed below. More...

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