November 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local man shot during drug deal gone bad

A Raymondville man was shot in the shoulder after a group of men connected to a organized crime drug ring confronted him over a missing load of drugs, authorities said. The shooting happened about 7 p.m. More...

News

Vehicle thieves prepare for holiday shopping

(Denton, TX) The holiday season is upon us! And just as we prepare for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and visiting the malls and shopping centers, thieves are also preparing to shop in your vehicle! More...

NEW HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS

NEW HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS is under construction on the north side of the Raymondville Plaza. More...

County to build storm shelter on RISD land

Willacy County commissioners voted last week to advertise for bids for an emergency storm shelter to be located at Raymondville High School, County Judge John F. Gonzales said. More...

Letters

Reader warns of holiday burglars

Editor, The holidays are here again. We were just decorating our homes with Halloween stuff now we will be gorging ourselves with delicious turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and the works. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 21, 2014

Liquidation of the December futures contract ahead of its first notice day was a feature in the cotton market this week. More...

“Kika” de la Garza, John Fucik honored at Thanksgiving bash

HARGILL - His pace may have slowed, but the wit that enthralled generations of South Texans for decades was clearly evident when retired U.S. Congressman E. “Kika” de la Garza was asked how old he was. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch Native Venomous Snakes of Texas

We all know someone who says "The only good snake is a..." you know the rest. Really? There are about 113 species and subspecies of snakes that live with us here in Texas. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 19 - Victim’s statement, 100 blk E. Rodriguez.Criminal mischief, over $50, under$500, 1100 blk S. 7th.Theft, over $20,000, under$100,000, 500 blk N. 6th St.Assault causing bodily injury, 400blk W. More...

District Clerk Report

Civil suits filed: The State of Texas vs 1999 Ford Expedition, TXLP: DNR- 0600, VIN #1FMRU17 L4XLB91282 and all contents - seizure and intended forfeiture. Jose Mesa and Rosa Mesa vs Travelers Lloyds of Texas Insurance Company - damages. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

NOVEMBER 19 - Harassment, Park St., San Perlita.Drugs found, 6th and Sauz St.,Raymondville.Civil matter, Industrial Dr.,Raymondville.NOVEMBER 20- Civil matter, Industrial Dr., Raymondville.Reckless driving, S. More...

Local men charged with sexual assault of girls at Fitness Center

Two Raymondville men have been arrested in connection with the aggravated sexual assaults of a pre-teen and a teenaged girl, police said. More...

Aliens accused of murdering border patrol agent arraigned

The men accused of killing an off-duty U.S. Border Patrol were arraigned Tuesday on a number of charges ranging from capital murder to aggravated robbery and tampering with physical evidence. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Remembering To Be Thankful

It's seems like we were just celebrating the New Year and here we are nearing Thanksgiving already. The year is flying by and we will be in the Christmas and New Years' season before we know it. More...

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County Lifestyles

Slice of Life AM or PM - When it comes to time, it's all in the details

"Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?" More...

THE LYFORD WOMEN'S CLUB

THE LYFORD WOMEN’S CLUB held their monthly meeting on November 13, 2014 at the Lyford Methodist Church. Following a short business meeting, a social hour was held. More...

The “Last Days” subject of seminar at United Pentecostal

The United Pentecostal Church located at 1255 E. Hidalgo Ave; HWY 186 E would like to invite the community to a Seminar on the Last Days, with Evangelist Greg Treadwell from Dallas, TX. More...

Obituaries

AMELIA G. VILLARREAL

SEBASTIAN, TX - Amelia G. Villarreal, 77 of Sebastian, TX, entered into rest Sunday, November 23, 2014, surounded by her family at her residence. She was born on December 22, 1936 in Reynosa, Mexico, daughter of Ramon and Maria (Reyes) Garza. More...

JESUS A. BARRIOS

Jesus A. Barrios, a resident of Dinuba, died Nov. 3, 2014. He was 89 years old. Mass was Friday, Nov. 7, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church. Burial was at Smith Mountain Cemetery. More...

ALEJANDRO “ALEX” MARTINEZ, SR.

RAYMONDVILLE - Alejandro “Alex” Martinez Sr., 52, entered into eternal glory on Friday, November 21, 2014 in Raymondville, TX. He was born on February 9, 1962 in Lyford, TX to Felix Martinez and Manuela Rodriguez Martinez. More...

Legals

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

City of San Perlita

The City of San Perlita, Texas will hold a public hearing at 5:00 pm on December 01, 2014 at the City of San Perlita City Hall, 14168,7 th Street, San Perlita, Texas, regarding the submission of an application to the Texas Department of Agriculture f More...

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for Beer Retail Dealer’s Off- Premises License and Package Store permit by Ed’s Kwik Stop #1, to be located at 393 N. More...

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for Beer Retail Dealer’s Off- Premises License and Package Store permit by Ed’s Kwik Stop #2, to be located at 710W. More...

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