August 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

City says no more fundraisers at street intersections

In order to comply with new state regulations regarding fundraising at street intersections, the city of Raymondville will not let such events take place as allowed in the past.  Starting this week, only members of a municipality like a fire or More...

News

PROPERTY NEEDS A CLEANUP

PROPERTY NEEDS A CLEANUP - This property in the 300 block of Kimball Ave. in downtown Raymondville could certainly stand to be cleaned up. More...

Bearkats have ample experience on both sides of the ball

Week one of summer football is in the books for Raymondville High School. The Bearkats went through four days of workouts without pads before donning them on Friday.  More...

Government settles border fence land case in Texas

McALLEN, Texas (AP) - The U.S. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association August 10, 2012

Cotton traders appeared to be more comfortable sitting on the sidelines Thursday ahead of USDA’s August supply and demand estimates. More...

THE NATION'S FIRST COTTON BALE

THE NATION’S FIRST COTTON BALE was sold last week for $8,000 during an auction by the Harlingen Cotton Committee. More...

TDA Market Recap August 13, 2012

AUSTIN - For the week ending Aug. 11. 2012, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly steady to $5 higher per hundredweight (cwt), although a few locations were steady to $5 lower and a few were as much as $10 higher. More...

Obituaries

MARY LOU MORENO

LYFORD -Mary Lou Moreno, 63, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 9, 2012 at Retama Manor Nursing Center in Harlingen. More...

VALMA BANKS HOUTS

Valma Banks Houts, 88, born Ferbuary 23, 1924 in Letcher County, Kentucky and passed away August 12, 2012 in Wylie, Texas. More...

REFUGIO GARZA

Refugio Garza; age 69 passed away August 12, 2012 in San Antonio, TX. Mr. Garza was preceded in death by his Parents: Sabas Garza, Sr. and Zenaida Villarreal Garza and Older Brother: Sabas Garza, Jr. More...

Legals

NOTICE OF STORAGE LIEN

Gomez Towing Service, Inc. has in their possession a 2002 green GMC SL pickup Vin # 1GTEC14W627248401. The owner is unknown. The vehicle is being held at: 17595 Lily County Rd., Lyford, Tx 78569. More...

WILLACY COUNTY PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

2013-2014 Texas Community Development Block Grant Program

Willacy County will hold a public hearing at 5:15 p.m. More...

Invitation for Bids, Bid No.: WC-02-CA, Specification: Towing and Vehicle Storage Services for Willacy County, State of Texas

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for towing and vehicle storage services will be received by Willacy County Auditor at the Willacy County Auditor’s Office, 546 West Hidalgo Avenue, Raymondville, TX 78580 until 1:00 P. More...

Police officer under Texas Rangers’ scrutiny after assault charge filed

A love-hate relationship between a county employee and a city police officer is now under the magnifying glass of the Texas Rangers who will determine the merit of an assault charge, authorities said.  The female complainant, who works for the W More...

Commissioners give judge ok to negotiate with law firm

The Willacy County Commissioners’ Court gave the go ahead to County Judge John F. Gonzales Jr. More...

Editorial & Columns

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

An artist painted a picture of our Lord. His friends noticed that as the painting gained color, the artist grew whiter.  Crowds came to see the painting. Everyone was thrilled with the scarlet tones and the Savior's tenderness. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

When candles were the means of lighting, if a family wished to play a game, it would cost the price of a candle.  From this came the saying, " The game isn't worth the candle."  What a lesson!  Man struggles to keep his body in shape, More...

Letters

Reader calls out county judge and commissioners over out-of-control spending

Judge, Commissioners, Ladies and Gentlemen:   My name is Sindy Uzupan and I have been attending your meeting for over a year and reading news articles from the Chronicle for the same time frame. More...

County Lifestyles

Creamed corn, rich and creamy without cream

There are few foods as simple, delicious and complete as fresh seasonal corn on the cob. When it’s really fresh, I'll even eat it raw. No boiling, no butter, no salt. It’s perfectly sweet and tender right off the stalk.  More...

SHERIFF MEETS WAR HERO

SHERIFF MEETS WAR HERO - Willacy County Sheriff Larry Spence was in Dallas recently for the Texas Sheriffs' 134th Annual Training Conference. More...

Prayer rally for students and teachers

The United Pentecostal Church of Raymondville, 1255 East Hidalgo Ave. E.186, would like to invite you to our annual Back-to-School Prayer Rally, Wednesday August 15, 2012 at 7:30 pm. More...

Crime & Courts

Puga sentenced to 2 years prison for sexual assault

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Rigo Bertoldo Puga, 24, of Lyford, TX, was found guilty and sentenced to 2 years in prison for sexual assault. More...

Castro convicted of burglary

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Jesus Castro, Jr., 26, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty and sentenced to 7 months, day for day, in prison for burglary of a building. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

AUGUST 13 - Incident, possible injury to a child, 200 blk E. Sunset.  Credit/debit card abuse, 600 blk W. Hidalgo Ave.  AUGUST 12 - Burglary of building, 400 blk W. Sauz.  Burglary of habitation, 400 blk W. More...

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