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TRUCKS getting ready to unload two portable buildings. More...

News

A&M prepares for what could be Manziel’s last game

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin balked Wednesday when asked to reflect on Johnny Manzie’s career as he and the Aggies prepare for what could be the quarterback’s last college game.  More...

STATE CAPITOL HIGHLIGHTS Berry to succeed Steen as secretary of state

AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry on Dec. 19 announced the appointment of Nandita Berry of Houston as the 109th Texas Secretary of State, effective Jan. 7, 2014. She succeeds John Steen, who was appointed by Perry in November 2012.  More...

San Perlita School News

SPREADING CHRISTMAS CHEER   More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton dethroned as king of South Texas crops

WESLACO - The days of quarter-million acre cotton crops in extreme South Texas are a thing of the past, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.  More...

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association December 19, 2013

Cotton futures prices have settled higher eight out of the last 10 sessions at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) with the March contract having gained 448 points during that period. At the close of trading on Dec. More...

Obituaries

MICHELLE YVONNE REYES

RAYMONDVILLE,TX - Michelle Yvonne Reyes, 33, entered into rest Thursday, December 19, 2013 in Harlingen Medical Center.  She was born on in Harlingen, TX, daughter of Raul and Carolina (Cruz) Reyes.  More...

Chronicle/ News sports writer dies at 39

Rey Sifuentes, Jr., 39, who worked as a freelance sports writer for the Raymondville Chronicle/News for several years was found dead Tuesday, Dec. More...

In Loving Memory on Christmas

Jose Gilberto Guzman

September 1, 1921 - February 10, 2004  Merry Christmas to Our Dad  Christmas won’t be the same this year, and our table won’t be complete. For we have lost a loved one so dear, and there will be an empty seat.   More...

Portable building company opens local branch

Moving in or buying an affordable place to live in town has gotten a little better for some people.  A business that sells portable building, for storage or for having a place to live, has just opened in Raymondville.  More...

Elderly woman’s body found inside her house

An 84-year-old woman was found death last week and police said no foul play was involved.  But according to a source, the case is under investigation due to the circumstance of how Herminia Fuentes’ body was found inside her home in the 30 More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Thinking out loud about the Christmas season

Listening to a group of young people singing Christmas Carols recently brought back a lot of memories and a few smiles as well. Have you ever listened to young school children sing anything especially Christmas carols? More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

A chauffeur was being honored for his record of having driven for more than 45 years and never having an accident.  "What's your secret?" asked the Master of Ceremonies.  Quickly he replied, "I stay away from dangerous places - places where More...

Letters

Christmas gift suggestions

Christmas Gift Suggestions  To your enemies, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity.   To every child, a good example.  To yourself, respect.   More...

County Lifestyles

FIRST BAPTIST CHRISTMAS PARTY, CHILDREN BENEFIT FROM CHURCH’S GENEROSITY

  FIRST BAPTIST CHRISTMAS PARTY, CHILDREN BENEFIT FROM CHURCH’S GENEROSITY - The members of First Baptist Church of Raymondville came together last Wednesday night in fellowship to donate Christmas gifts to children of the community. More...

OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE POSADA

  OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE POSADA - Local Catholics gathered Wednesday, Dec. 11, to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe. The group is shown here near the Casa Blanca Restaurant as they made their way to the church to celebrate mass. More...

MICHAEL HERNANDEZ

  MICHAEL HERNANDEZ, who has been in the U.S. Army for two years, is on leave for the holidays. He is a graduate of LHS and has one son, Michael Drake Hernandez and is the son of Maria and Juan Hernandez of Lyford. More...

Legals

WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Purchase of a New 2014 Ford Pickup for the Willacy County - Road & Bridge Precinct # 2

Willacy County Precinct #2 will be accepting bids for a new 2014 Ford Pickup truck. Bid Specifications may be picked up at the Willacy County Road & Bridge Office, 546 West Hidalgo Avenue, Raymondville, Texas 78580. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE OF BID

The Education Service Center, Region 2 is soliciting bids for Texas Migrant Education Program 3rd Year Re-interview Process (bid due January 10, 2014). More...

WILLACY COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - BORDER PROSECUTOR

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office is seeking applications for the following professional for employment. More...

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