May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Rangers not saying if death of Lasara couple were homicides

Texas Rangers are still investigating a May 8 Lasara double homicide in which each victim had a gunshot wound to the body.  Donald and Sandra Dee “Sandi” Durbin were found in a home on County Road 2800 near Texas Highway 88 about 10 More...

News

Texas votes to give alien lockups child care licenses

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) Texas lawmakers are advancing a proposal to license family detention centers as child care providers.  The state Senate voted 20-11 Tuesday to approve a bill that would allow Texas to license two family lockdowns, despite pas More...

Cops: Woman entered wrong house, bed after night of drinking

LOWER BURRELL, Pa. More...

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LYFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS GO UNDEFEATED IN THE HARLINGEN BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB SPRING VOLLEYBALL SEASON-Shown, top row, left to right, Emily Gonzalez, Marly Perez, Coach Eddie Bermudez, Lex Encinia (H More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Gardening with my gloves off

Lately my hands have taken a beating and I’ve got no one to blame but myself. It happens around this time each year. Spring has sprung and all that jazz. With spring comes gardening and gardening comes with a cost ñ to my poor bare hands.  More...

CONGRATULATIONS TO DR. ANTONIO VINDELL

  CONGRATULATIONS TO DR. ANTONIO VINDELL for having obtained a veterinarian degree on Friday at the University of Missouri at Columbia. More...

TEODORO GARCIA

  TEODORO GARCIA, III, of Sebastian, graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in History as a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon and as a writer for HER Campus online magazine. More...

Crime & Courts

DISTRICT CLERK REPORT

State of Texas vs Amadeo Saenz - theft, >=$20K<$100K/ motion for adjudicaiton of guilt.  State of Texas vs Pablo Enrique Vega - sexual assault/motion to revoke (prob, comm supv, def adj).  State of Texas vs Alejandro Pardo, poss CS PG More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MAY 15- Theft, over $100, under $750, 800 blk E. Wood.  Incident: grass fire, 400 blk W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

MAY 10 - Recovered marijuana, Cemetery Rd., Raymondville.  Execution of warrant/motion to revoke, assault/arrested: Guadalupe Gonzalez, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

No trace of missing woman, 30 days after her disappearance

The search for a local woman missing since April 18 has so far yielded no clues, but efforts to find Nora Conde Villalobos, 49, will continue, law enforcement and community leaders say.  Her status as an Army veteran was the impetus for the Raym More...

“Zeke” Cavazos sworn in but Commissioner Smith may face runoff

Place 3 vote totals for the May 6 Raymondville City Commission election will be re-counted at 10 a.m. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Late Mother's Day greetings/National Police Week

We had so much going on last week that I was barely able to knock out a column around 5:30, which is past the deadline but we got it in. We had to settle for the back part off the paper though, but that's understandable. More...

Political Cartoon

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Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Sell-offs send futures prices lower

May 11, 2017   More...

Obituaries

CLAUDETTE McINNIS THOMAS

RAYMONDVILLE - Claudette Thomas, 75, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Valley Baptist Medical Center.  More...

PAULA G. CRUZ

RAYMONDVILLE- Paula G. Cruz, 80, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. She was born on September 9, 1936 in Mexico to Florencio and Bertha (Gomez) Gonzales.  More...

REBECCA L. SALINAS

RAYMONDVILLE- Rebecca L. Salinas, 82 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Solara Hospital.  She was born on January 15, 1935 in Ricardo, TX, daughter of Silvano and Raquel (Villanueva) Losoya. More...

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