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Memorial Day Honor

RECENT HONOR: ON MEMORIAL DAY, The American Legion, Alejandro G. More...

Board Member Named

RISD NAMES KARSENO AS BOARD MEMBER Johnnie C. Karseno, Jr. was picked by the Raymondville ISD board of trustees to fill the unexpired term of Charlene Wetegrove who recently moved to Harlingen. More...

Don't forget the earplugs

If it has a gasoline engine, it can damage your hearing and you should wear hearing protection.   That’s the advice of Ted Tweed, senior audiologist at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

August 5, 2010

Cotton futures on the intercontinental Exchange (ICE) rose to a two-month high this week on concerns that cotton supplies in the United States, the world's largest cotton exporter, will be tight until the autumn harvest. More...

Texas rice farmers hopeful for end to Cuba embargo

EGYPT, Texas (AP) - Tributes to Fidel Castro, statues of Che Guevara and photographs of Elian Gonzalez might not line the streets of this rice-growing town, but make no mistake about it: The farmers here are pro-Cuba.   More...

Obituaries

RODERICK DAVID (DAVE) MacALLISTER

David was a beloved husband, father and friend. He passed away July 31, 2010 after a brief illness. He was a career United States Air Force officer who enjoyed traveling the world. More...

FRANCISCO C. GONZALES

HARLINGEN/LYFORD - Francisco C. Gonzales, 75, of Harlingen, entered into rest Monday, August 2, 2010 in Valley Baptist Medical Center. More...

In Loving Memory of Alejandro Martinez, III

8/22/03 -8/9/08

Two years ago today you closed your beautiful eyes. No more seizures, no more scars, no more of my baby’s beautiful cries. I remember you would be lying down in bed suddenly you had tears running down your face. More...

Sebastian area wind farm hungup on tax abatements

Willacy County could soon be home to two giant wind farms producing electricity for sale to homes and business. More...

Myra Green Middle School “Academically Acceptable”

In an article in last week's Chronicle/News it was reported that Myra Green Middle School was ranked by the Texas Education Agency as “Academically Unacceptable.”   This is incorrect. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Hurry! Hurry! Hurry!

Here it is Monday already and I have to take off for yet another meeting. It seems like there are at least four meetings a week that either myself or a representative of our department is asked to attend. More...

Seeds From The Sower

A man, depressed and discouraged, was sitting on a corner, glaring misty-eyed at a torn piece of paper.   Suddenly a girl stopped, slipped two dollars into his hand, and said cheerfully, “Chin up!”   More...

Letters

Underaged girls preying on older men, writer believes

Dear editor, I am writing you because I am concerned about what is happening here in Raymondville.   Promiscuous teen aged girls are lying about their age to engage in sexual activites with older men. More...

County Lifestyles

Local student attends NHI Collegiate World Series

Raymondville High School senior, Gabrielle Supulver, attended the Collegiate World Series in Boston, Massachusetts, where her team received the highest overall average and won a majority of the games. More...

RHS freshmen orientation August 20th

Attention all fishies entering the deep, big blue sea of Raymondville High School for the 2010-2011 school year! The annual Raymondville High School Fish Camp/Freshmen orientation will be held on Friday, August 20, at 9 a.m. More...

RHS student council recruiting members

As the new school year will be beginning, the Raymondville High School Student Council is looking forward to recruiting new members. More...

Crime & Courts

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

AUGUST 1 - Agency Assist - South County Line.   Found Property - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.   Motorist Assist - Norias Ranch.   P.O.M. Arrest - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.   Welfare Concern - Armstrong. More...

Raymondsville Police Blotter

AUGUST 9 - Incident: dog attack, 500 blk W. Kimball.   Burglary of habitation, 800 blk E. Rodriguez.   Theft, over $500, under $1,500, 900 blk W. Main.   Accident, 400 blk W. Raymond.   Harassment by phone, 600 blk N. 6th. More...

Willacy County Sheriff's Report

AUGUST 5 - Execution of warrant/ child support, Marcos Anthony Martinez, Willacy County Sheriff Department Jail.   Accident, E. Port Dr. and Marine, Port Mansfield.   AUGUST 6 - Civil matter, Cemetery Rd., La Sara.   More...

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