April 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Early voting starts Monday

Early voting for the May 6 election will start Monday, April 24 and will end Friday, May 2.  Voters will have extended hours, or from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Tuesday, April 25 and Thursday, April 27.  More...

News

Lonnie Correa, former city mayor, commissioner, dies at 54

Orlando “ Lonnie” Correa, a former mayor and commissioner for the city of Raymondville, has died. More...

Earth Day to be celebrated at La Jarra Assisted Living Center

Earth Day is this Saturday, April 22 and, to commemorate such occasion, La Jarra Assisted Living will host several events.  A 1 mile walk and a 5k run will kick off the activities.  The walk is for people of all ages who prefer going at a s More...

Police investigate shooting that left a man injured

A Raymondville man was shot in the arm on Sunday morning and police are yet to find a motive.  The incident took place about 4 a. m. More...

County Lifestyles

2017 Easter Coloring Contest Winners

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SLICES OF LIFE

Where is your toaster?

We keep our toaster in the cupboard. Early in our marriage, this was a point of contention. My husband grew up in a home where the toaster sat on the counter. My family housed the breakfast appliance in the cupboard. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

APRIL 17- Burglary of a vehicle, 400 blk E. Van Eaton.  Returned property, 800 blk S. 7th.  Criminal mischief, under $100, 300 blk S. King.  Theft, under $100, 500 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

APRIL 12- Incident (identity scam), S. Exp. 77, Sebastian.  Burglary of a vehicle, U.S. 77 and Spur 112, Lyford.  APRIL 14 -Execution of warrant/ driving while intoxicated, third or more, arrested: Thomas Guerra, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Legals

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of ANNA BELLE JONES, Deceased, were issued on April 12, 2017, under Docket Number No. 2017-PRB-0008, pending in the County Court of Willacy County, Texas to ANNA R. TOMPKINS. More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of RANDALL REOH, Deceased, were issued on April 12, 2017, under Docket Number No. 2017-PRB-0003, pending in the County Court of Willacy County, Texas to WANDA REOH. More...

City of Raymondville Public Service Announcement Fair Housing, It’s the Law

To promote fair housing practices, the City of Raymondville encourages potential homeowners and renters to be aware of their rights under the National Fair Housing Law.  More...

Search for RISD supt. continues reversing earlier action

Just when trustees with the Raymondville school district thought they found a new superintendent, their idea was erased from the chalkboard.  The board had announced early this month that Raul Leonidas Nuques was the sole finalist for the job th More...

Sebastian & Lyford 8-liners continue to operate with no regard for state laws

People who criticize those who oppose the eightliners because of their illegal operations should consider this:  - A casino parlor under construction in the open frontier of Sebastian, where the eightliners have been invading without fear of the More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil-it has no point!

I thought we would take a different approach to the column this week just finishing our Easter weekend and all that goes with it. I wanted to share with you just a few points to ponder concerning the accuracy of God. More...

Letters

Books donated to Reber Memorial Library

Dear Editor,   • The Big Book of Answers ( Revised and updated) - adults only  Find out why seven is considered a supernatural number? More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Nearby Futures Prices remain in tight range, USDA raises export estimate

April 13, 2017   More...

Obituaries

ORLANDO A. “LONNIE” CORREA

Raymondville - Orlando A. “Lonnie” Correa, 54, entered into eternal glory on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital in San Antonio, TX. More...

LUBINA NARANJO BALDIVIA

RAYMONDVILLE- Lubina Naranjo Baldivia, 95, of Raymondville, Texas passed away peacefully at Veranda Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Harlingen, Texas on April 14, 2017. She was born to the late Pedro and Inez Naranjo on March 14, 1922.  More...

CONCEPCION R. GALVAN

RAYMONDVILLE - Concepcion R. Galvan, 75, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville. More...

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