March 13, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Raymondville school investigating allegation of abusive elementary school teacher

Raymondville school district officials are investigating an allegation of an abusive elementary school teacher.  Superintendent of Schools Stetson Roane issued a brief statement on the matter Friday.  More...

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VENDORS OFFER THEIR WARES SATURDAY at the Raymondville Chamber’s “Not Just a Small Town” Festival.   More...

News

Galveston Arts Center features wood-carved Dairy Queen art

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A fast-food favorite in Texas is getting some artsy attention.  A wood-carved array of Dairy Queen items is on display at the Galveston Arts Center in an exhibit called ``Thank You, Please Drive Through.''  The Galve More...

Guillen works to prevent veteran suicide

Home to more than 1.5 million, Texas faces a devastating loss of nearly 500 veterans each year to suicide. Research has shown that an estimated 20 veterans take their own lives every single day throughout the United States. More...

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RAYMONDVILLE CHAMBER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR VALERIE APARICIO and a friend show commemorative tshirts the Chamber offers as a fund-raising effort.   More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Things your mom never told you

I’ve got a newsflash for the naive among us: your mom didn’t tell you everything. This comes with the territory of mother- hood. I’m talking about real lies about important things. More...

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THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILLARY UNIT 390 recently honored Blue Star mothers at the American Legion hall. These families presently have their sons in the military. Seated, are Elva Saenz, Sylvia Ramirez, Melva Diaz and Rose Saldivar.   More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, March 18, 6:30 p.m. in the New Gym, Room 102G, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MARCH 11- Aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury, 700 blk N. Monterrey.  Criminal mischief, under $100, 900 blk W. Hidalgo.  Theft, under $100, criminal mischief, under $100, 900 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

MARCH 4 - Execution of warrant/violation of probation, arrested: Alfredo Garcia, W.C. Sheriff Dept. Jail.  Theft, FM 1761, Raymondville.  Assault, family violence/arrested: Ruben Ventura Sanchez, 11th St., Lyford.  More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine and Beer Retailer’s Permit/Retail Dealer’s On- Premise Late Hours, by Juan Salazar, Jr. dba VFW Post 6719, to be located at 484 S. More...

NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the intent to file legislation during the 86th session of the Texas Legislature relating to the power and duties of the Port of Harlingen Authority, authorize the imposition of a tax and require the authority to follow certa More...

Coast Guard stops boat hauling illegal aliens, turns over case to Border Patrol

U.S. Border Patrol has confirmed the agency is investigating an incident in which a boat carrying illegal aliens and possible contraband was seized by the U.S. More...

Willacy County woman dies of severe burns from cooking accident

A woman who suffered severe burns from a cooking accident at a Raymondville area home last week has died, a Willacy County Sheriff’s Department spokesman said.  Alma Delia Gomez, 49, spilled burning cooking oil on herself while preparing t More...

Tijerina-Sandoval gets added 30-year sentence

A man already sentenced to death for the 2014 killing of offduty Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega Jr. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Worry pulls today’s cloud over tomorrow's sunshine

Let me start this week's column by asking the question, "How often do your worry?" The Good Book tells us we are not supposed to worry about anything. (Matthew 5:25-34 goes into a lot of detail) but let me summarize for you the main things. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Market fails to break out of recent range

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Tawny crazy ants pushing fire ants out of sugarcane fields

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tawny crazy ants are pushing fire ants out of some Louisiana sugar cane fields one of the few places people are happy to see fire ants. Entomologists worry that the new invaders could hurt the crop.  More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Black drum are good in the Humble Channel at night on crabs and table shrimp.  PORT MANSFIELD  Redfish are fair to good   More...

Obituaries

EULALIO SALINAS

LYFORD, TEXAS -Eulalio Salinas, 79, entered into eternal rest on Friday, March 8, 2019 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas. He was born on February 12, 1940 in La Grulla, Texas to Andres Acevedo and Antonia Zarate Acevedo.  More...

ADAN C. LLANES

RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS - Adan C. Llanes, 89, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Harlingen Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas. More...

In Loving Memory of Maria Melida Hernandez

3/14/1935 - 4/1/2018 HAPPY 84TH BIRTHDAY

Loving and missing you.   FROM,  More...

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