15th Birthday

Rene G. Trevino of Raymondville will celebrate his 15th birthday on Saturday, June 14, 2008. At L.E. Franks Tourist Center. He is the son of Robert and Rosie Trevino, of Raymondville.


WILLIAM ESTILLE ROBERTSON, son of Frankie and Margaret Robertson of San Antonio, was awarded a certificate of perfect attendance at M.H. Spect Elementary School of the Comal Independent School District for school year 2007-2008 at the awards ceremony held on May 30, 2008. He also received an Academic Achievement award and Super Star Reading award. He is the grandson of […]

Attention: RHS Senior Class of ’99

It is time to start planning our 10 year high school reunion. If you are interested in attending the reunion and/or being part of the planning committee, please contact Margarita Anguiano- Garza at (956) 746-9437 or margarita781@ yahoo.com.

W.C. Little League Meeting Closing Ceremonies

Closing ceremonies will be held Monday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m. for major boys and girls; and junior boys and girls. Immediately after the game, a presentation will begin and All- Stars for 2008 will be announced.

First United Methodist Chursh VBS will be “Surfin’ Through the Scriptures”

“Beach Party: Surfin’ Through the Scriptures” will be the theme for vaction Bible School at First United Methodist Church on June16-20 form 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Also helping to host the VBS will be Epiphany Episcopal Church of Raymondville, and some of their church leaders including Rev. & Mrs. Robert McAllen. “Children ages 3 through 11 are invited to attend […]


A bridal shower for Angelica Maria Nuñez, bride-elect of Alex Figueroa, was held on May 4. Approximately 50 friends and family members attended the shower held at the Gonzalez Ballroom. Hostesses shown, standing left to right, Sofia Escamilla (maid of honor), Sofia Escamilla, Esperanza Ramirez (grandmother of the bride), Angie Nuñez (mother of the bride), Erica Nuñez, Nancy Nuñez, Cristina […]


Mr. and Mrs. Mario Nuñez are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Angelica Maria Nuñez, to Alex Figueroa, son of Cristina Figueroa and the late Aledonio Figueroa. The bride is a 2004 graduate of Lyford High School and is pursuing an Associate Degree in Teacher Assistant at Texas State Technical College. The groom attended Lyford […]

Cotton Market Weekly

June 5, 2008

The market spent much of the week attempting to digest news that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission had taken steps to boost oversight and transparency in volatile agricultural futures markets. The ongoing investiga-tion will include the soaring cotton price rally that occurred in the first quarter of the year. Meanwhile, the market paid little heed to the decision by the […]

FDA review reveals Texas-grown tomatoes safe to eat

AUSTIN- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that Texas-grown tomatoes have not been linked to the outbreak of Salmonella, which caused illness in more than 50 people in Texas and New Mexico and at least 17 hospitalizations. According to an FDA traceback review and production/dis- tribution patterns, tomatoes from the following origins are not associated with the outbreak: […]