W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

OCTOBER 17 – Incident report (animal call), W. Hwy. 186 and CR 25, La Sara. Incident report (suspicious person), N. 3rd St., Raymondville. Burglary of building, FM 490, Lyford. OCTOBER 18- Incident report (suspicious person), FM 490, Raymondville. Incident report (animal call), W. 3rd Ave., Lyford. OCTOBER 19- Incident report (assist other agency), E. Wood Ave., Raymondville. Incident report (reporting […]


The Raymondville Lions Club raises money for their projects which include eyeglasses for needy children and the Texas Lions Camp for handicapped children at Kerrville


San Perlita Elementary is getting into the Fall spirit by having a literary pumpkin contest. 29 students decorated and dressed pumpkins like their favorite book characters. Characters included Auggie, Bad Kitty, Clifford, Dogman, Fly Guy, Garfield, Lightning McQueen, Pete the Cat, Piggie and Gerald, Superman, and Wild Things. These pumpkins are judged by the scoring rubric of visual impact, book […]

Sugar Land urges reburial of remains from construction site

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) – Officials in a Houston suburb are recommending that centuryold remains believed to be those of African-American prisoners should be reburied in the city’s historic cemetery rather than remain at a school district construction site where they were uncovered last spring. The Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday approved an agreement with the Fort Bend Independent […]


A volatile week for cotton as outside factors dominate

October 26, 2018 December futures jumped to a five-week high of 80.14 cents per pound on Monday. It is difficult to say what caused the rally since there was little fresh information about cotton released over the weekend. Unfortunately, prices came down as fast as they went up, and December futures posted large declines Tuesday and Wednesday that wiped out […]

Average white-tailed deer season expected across state

What’s average in Texas might actually be considered pretty good by others, especially if you’re describing the hunting season for white-tailed deer. Alan Cain, white-tailed deer program leader for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), is encouraged by the whitetailed deer season that opened Sept. 29 for archery hunters. “ Deer season for the 2018 season is probably going […]

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI Bull redfish are good in the surf on mullet and shrimp. Trout are fair for waders working mud and grass on Corkies and Gulps. Redfish are good along the Packery Channel on finger mullet. PORT MANSFIELD Redfish are good while drifting pot holes on topwaters and soft plastics under a popping cork. Trout and redfish are fair to […]


OCTOBER 29 – Burglary of vehicle, stealing/receiving stolen check or similiar sight order, 400 blk W. Tampico. CPS intake report, 700 blk E. Norman. Disorderly conduct, intersection of 3rd and Raymond. OCTOBER 28 – Theft, over $100, under $750, 400 blk W. Sauz. Criminal mischief, 500 blk W. Durham. Theft, under $100, all other larceny, 400 blk E. Hidalgo. OCTOBER […]

Police: Man pointed gun at girlfriend over late baby shower

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas (AP) – A Central Texas man has been arrested after police say he pointed a loaded gun at his pregnant girlfriend when her baby shower at their home went longer than planned. Bell County Jail records show 42-year-old Raymond Allen Strange of Harker Heights was jailed Tuesday on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. […]

Card of Thanks Manuel Aparicio

June 21,1929 - October 20, 2018

The family of Manuel Aparicio will never be able to express our appreciation for the kindness and caring support that we received from family, neighbors, many friends, and out of town guests. Our most heartfelt thanks goes to ALL the people who offered their care, concern, and prayers during this difficult time. Whether it was a lovely card, a beautiful […]