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News

Perry: Obama’s lost standing on foreign policy

WASHINGTON (AP) - GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry says President Barack Obama hasn’t listened to his commanders in Iraq and Afghanistan, and that’s cost him credibility as commander in chief.  Obama has announced that U.S troop More...

Perry opposes Confederate license plates in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Gov. More...

Gingrich, Cain to square off in one-on-one debate

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Newt Gingrich and Herman Cain will meet in what’s being billed as a “Lincoln-Douglas-style” debate sponsored by a Texas tea party group.  More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association October 27, 2011

Cotton futures prices on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) rallied sharply this week marking five consecutive days of higher prices, matching a feat last achieved around the Labor Day holiday.  More...

TDA Market Recap - October 31, 2011

AUSTIN - For the week ending Oct. 29, feeder cattle prices at select Texas auctions were steady to $5 higher per hundredweight. Oklahoma City feeder cattle prices were mostly steady. Texas direct feeder cattle sales were steady to $2 higher.  More...

Obituaries

GUADALUPE VASQUEZ

RAYMONDVILLE - Guadalupe Vasquez, 92, of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest on Sunday, October 30, 2011, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.  She was born in Los Lipanes, TX, daughter of Eduardo and (Guadalupe Galvan) Garcia.  More...

ROBERT RAY AUSTIN

Robert Ray Austin, 68, died on November 1, 2011 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX.  Funeral is set for Friday at 3:30 p. m. at First United Methodist Church. More...

In Loving Memory of Victor Rivera, Jr.

1/ 26/ 1971 - 10/ 26/ 1996 15th Years Have Come & Gone

We think of you in silence, make no outward show, but what it meant to lose you no one will ever know. To some you are forgotten, to others a part of the past, but to us who loved you dearly, your memories will always last. More...

Thousands get taste of Wild in Willacy Boot Fest

Judging by the crowds roaming around the historical Willacy County Museum, and browsing inside the L. E. Franks Information Center, the 12th annual Wild in Willacy broke all previous records, attendees and organizers said.  More...

Local family loses everything to fire, glad to be alive

One of the scariest moments of their lives came late Friday night for a Raymondville family who lost everything to fire.  It was about midnight when Cindy Delgado started smelling smoke, but could not see flames or a fire anywhere in the house.& More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Two months left, make them count

Here we are in November again already, just two months left in 2011. The year sure has gone quickly, or so it seems. Halloween was last night as I’m writing this and we must have given out candy to over 700 kids, and quite a few adults. More...

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Letters

School kids deserve more attention, reader believes

Editor,  I strongly suggest that your newspaper put all matters aside and concentrate on our young and our schools. A lot of our young people have achieved scholastic honors and no mention or recognition is ever mentioned. More...

Judge’s economic plan to see light of day following 9 month delay and $7,000 expenditure

Letter to the Editor,  More...

City already has fiber optic service, Vela says

To The Editor,  I read with surprise and disappointment the front page titled “VTCI Fiber Optic Going Full Speed in City” that appeared on the October 19 edition of the Raymondoille Chronicle.  More...

County Lifestyles

The RHS class of 1961 celebrates 50th reunion

The Friday event included a social hour and group picture session. The class then enjoyed the football game between the Bearkats and West Oso. More...

Photo

HUSBAND AND WIFE BOTH IN THE US MARINE CORP: GySgt. Jesus “Jesse” Moreno and Sgt. Angela J. Moreno. Jesse has been in the Marines l4 years, 11 mos. More...

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LASARA HIGH SCHOOL Homecoming King Johnathan Resendez and Homecoming Queen Amy Cantu. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

OCTOBER 31 - Burglary of habitation, 1000 blk W. Durham.  Theft, over $50, under $500, 200 blk E. Raymond.  Burglary of habitation, 900 blk Rodeo.  Criminal mischief, over $500, under $1,500, 900 blk W. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Dept. Report

OCTOBER 27 - Criminal mischief, 500 blk N. Bayshore, Port Mansfield.  Assault, U.S. 77 and Spur 56, Lyford.  Civil matter, 400 blk W. More...

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