November 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Feast of Sharing is Thursday

All Willacy County residents are welcome for a home-cooked Thanksgiving meal at the annual H-E-B Feast of Sharing on Thursday, Nov. 20 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Parish Hall, supermarket chain spokespersons said. More...

News

Foreign students in US hits record high

WASHINGTON ( AP) - The number of foreign exchange students studying at U.S. colleges and universities is at a record high, with nearly a third coming from China. More...

Police: Man shoots at Houston officer, steals car

HOUSTON (AP) Houston police say a man exchanged gunfire with an officer before stealing his patrol car and crashing into a tree. A hotel manager alerted the officer on Wednesday to a man in the parking lot who wasn't supposed to be there. More...

Suspect found dead after Texas RV park slaying

MOUNT VERNON, Texas ( AP) - A suspect sought after the fatal shooting of a woman at a Texas recreational vehicle park has been found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. More...

County Lifestyles

Slice of Life Reader feedback of the best kind

It's not uncommon for readers to contact me and share tthoughts.h e iTheirr opinions can often be categorized one of two ways: love or hate. They either love a particular column, or they hate it. Which is pretty logical. More...

Guadiana-Shurtleff

George and Melissa Guadiana of San Perlita, TX announce the engagement of their daughter, Vanessa Marie Guadiana to Andrew Donovan Shurtleff of Keller, TX. He is the son of William and Barbara Hand of Keller, TX and Ricky Shurtleff of Conroe, TX. More...

CONGRATULATIONS!

A.J. “ANDY” SHEWMAKER

celebrated his 104th birthday Saturday, Nov. 8 at the home of his son, David. To help him celebrate was his daughter, Martha Preckwinkle from Kingsville and her family, as well as grandchildren, great-grandchildren nieces and friends. More...

Crime & Courts

Burglar sentenced to 10 years in prison

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today Christopher Pena, 31, of Raymondville, TX was sentenced to 10 years in prison for Burglary of a Habitation. More...

Store burglar sentenced to 3 years in prison

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Juan Cisneros, 35, of Raymondville, TX was sentenced to 3 years in prison for Burglary of a Building. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

NOVEMBER 11 - Information, 500 blk of W. Hidalgo.Locked keys, 15th andRodriguez.Locked keys, 1100 blk E.Hidalgo.Traffic, 700 blk of E. Gem.Traffic, 700 blk of E. Gem.Traffic, 600 blk of N. 3rd.Traffic, 100 blk of E. More...

Legals

The City of Raymondville will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m.

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters of Administration for the Estate of Cipriana P. Garcia, Deceased, were issued on July 7, 2014, in Cause No. More...

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, December 8, 2014, 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 t More...

Lasara to get public park

The unincorporated town of Lasara is going to have its first community park. The Willacy County Commissioners’ Court approved spending $60,000 from a fund set up decades ago for the town west of Raymondville. More...

City lays out rules for public speakers during meetings

Although the rules for public participation during its regular meetings have always been in effect, the Raymondville City Commission is putting them in black and white. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

First Aid for “I” Disease

I want to talk a little about "I" disease this week. 1 don't mean "eye" disease, but the other kind. The kind where it's "all about me." Most of the things we are involved with take a team effort to reach our goals or have success. More...

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Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 14, 2014

A combination of factors forced cotton prices much lower this week, among them were USDA's latest supply and demand report which forecast a larger U.S. crop and index fund rolling. More...

What's the price of your Thanksgiving menu?

Grocery lists are made, family members have their food assignments and the carving knife is sharp. I can almost smell the turkey baking in the oven and the gravy simmering on the stove. That means Thanksgiving is just around the corner. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch - Milk Kefir

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Obituaries

Mildred Maurice Kimball

 Mildred Maurice Kimball, 89 of Spring, TX, entered into rest Monday, November 10, 2014 in Lawrence Street Health Care Center, Tomball, TX.She was born on December 5, 1924 in Owlett Green, TX, daughter of William Edgar and Susie (Shields) Richar More...

FELIPA ALFARO

Our mom Felipa Alfaro went with our Lord on Friday, Nov, 7,2014, in San Antonio, Tx. She was born in La Sara,Tx Aug 9, 1927. She lived in San Antonio for many years with our youngest brother Cicilio. More...

STEPHANIE RENEE McCALLISTER

LASARA - Stephanie Renee McCallister, 29, entered into eternal glory on Thursday, November 13, 2014 in Harlingen, TX. She was born on September 25, 1985 to Melba De Leon and Douglas McCallister, Sr. More...

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