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Ortiz concedes Farenthold winner of Dist. 27 race for Congress

Following a recount by hand of the votes cast in six South Texas counties in the United State Congress Dist. 27 race, incumbent Solomon Ortiz has conceded defeat at the hands of Republican Blake Farenthold.   Both men are from Corpus Christi. More...

News

Texas Farm Bureau plans 77th annual convention in Waco

WACO - Farmers and ranchers will head to the Heart of Texas Dec. 4-6 for Texas Farm Bureau’s 77th annual convention. The Waco Convention Center is the site for this grassroots gathering of Texas’ largest farm organization.   More...

3 get prison for attempted carjacking in Mission

McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Prison has been ordered for three people who pleaded guilty over the 2009 attempted carjacking of an off-duty Border Patrol agent in Mission. More...

Driver dies after vehicle hits bull

LANCASTER, Mass. (AP) - A motorist has died following a collision between a car and a bull on a highway in Lancaster.   State police said the animal wandered away from a farm and on to Interstate 190 at about 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association November 18, 2010

Cotton futures on the Intercontinental Exchange closed lower six consecutive sessions in what some analysts called a market correction before reversing course on Nov. More...

Nearly 1000 pigs found dead at central Pa. farm

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Police are investigating the deaths of nearly a thousand pigs that may have been left to die in a central Pennsylvania barn.   State Police Lt. More...

TDA Market Recap - November 22, 2010

AUSTIN - (Nov. 22, 2010) For the week ending Nov. 20, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were steady to $5 higher per hundredweight, as demand remains good for the available cattle supply. More...

Obituaries

In Loving Memory of Juan Francisco Nieto

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Life without you will never be the same and as your birthday nears our thoughts of you remain. As we watched our Jellybean fade away. Although we loved him deeply we could not make him stay. More...

Card of Thanks

Frederico “Fred” Hernandez

Hernandez   More...

In Loving Memory of Vina Chapa

A million times we’ve thought of you. A million times we’ve cried. If love could have saved ou, you never would have died. In life we loved you dearly, in death we love you still. In our hearts you hold a place no one else can fill. More...

2 City Supervisors suspended with pay, no reason given for action by commissioners

Following a 35 minute executive session Tuesday evening two city supervisors were suspended with pay, pending future review.   No reasons were given for the suspensions. More...

County contributes to expansion of museum

County Commissioners agreed Monday to contribute $4,000 per year to the expansion and renovation of the Willacy County Historical Museum.   More...

Drug suspects turn themselves in

Raymondville Police Chief Uvaldo "Valdo" Zamora told the Chronicle/News that his officers raided a home at 250 W. San Francisco Friday where they seized 29 grams of a controlled substance believed to be cocaine.   More...

Lyford water rates going up

Lyford City Commissioners heard a report from a consultant at their special meeting Monday evening and he recommended an increase in the base rate for water service. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Give us this day... Our daily bread

If you’ve been by a HEB or Wal-Mart store this week you soon realize it’s almost Thanksgiving. More...

Seeds From the Sower

While a soldier was seated at a table, a couple walked in and asked, “May we sit with you?”   “Yes,” he answered. More...

County Lifestyles

GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY

Lasara Independent School District has begun a 2.3 million dollar construction project to introduce a bigger and more modern library, improve the campus administration area and to complete the High S More...

MARINE SGT. ZALIO E. GONZALEZ PENA

of Oceanside, CA, has served 10 years in the U.S. Marine Corps; having served in Japan, Korea and Iraq. He is the son of Alicia and Raul Pena, Jr. and has two children: Lennyn and Alexzia Pena. More...

170 ARMY RESERVISTS FROM THE 370TH TRANSPORTATION COMPANY

of Brownsville will be deploying to Iraq on Wednesday, November 24, 2010. The six servicemen to Iraq on Wednesday, November shown are all originally from Lyford. More...

Crime & Courts

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

NOVEMBER 14 - P.O.M. arrest - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.   911 call/accident (minor) - Tullidos Park, no injuries.   Found property - Sarita Border Patrol Checkpoint.   Suspicious circumstances - Turcotte St. More...

W.C. Sheriff's Dept Report

NOVEMBER 17 - Disturbance, U.S. 77 and Conley Rd., Raymondville.   NOVEMBER 18 - Voluntary committment, FM 1018 and CR 455, Santa Monica.   Damage to property, Port Mansfield Marina. More...

District Clerk’s Report

Suits filed:   In the matter of Amanda Zoe Olvera vs James Guerra and in the interest of children - application for protective order.   In the matter of Maria Rincon vs Ruben Cavazos - application of protective order. More...

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