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Knife wielding robber slashes tires at police dept.

A knife wielding bandit did not get enough money from a local convenience store on Sunday.  After leaving with his booty of $60, he decided to make a quick stop behind the Raymondville police station and - using the same knife - slashed the tire More...

News

Texas wants school finance ruling reversed

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) Texas is asking that a judge overturn his 2013 ruling that state public education funding is inadequate and unevenly distributed among school districts.  State District Judge John Dietz's decision came after more than 600 sc More...

FBI in Houston arrests suspect in 2 heists, at same bank

HOUSTON (AP) The FBI has arrested a suspect in the robbery of the same Houston bank twice within two months.  Houston City Jail records show Jhontae Lemark Hudson was being held Friday without bond. More...

VALENTINE'S DAY

VALENTINE’S DAY is Friday so don’t forget your loved ones. More...

County Lifestyles

WILLACY COUNTY GROUP 1

  WILLACY COUNTY GROUP 1 - Shown seated, from left to right, Karla Medrano, Ydanissa Gonzalez, Kristina Anderson, Samantha Capetillo, Julissa Cantu, Brittany Chavez. More...

WILLACY COUNTY GROUP 2

  WILLACY COUNTY GROUP 2 - Shown seated, from left to right, Seana Uribe, Jasmin Palafox, Gabriela Ramirez, Danielle Rubalcaba, Esperanza Olivarez, Victoria Tijerina. More...

Lower Valley Cotillion celebrates 60 years

A celebration of 60 years was the theme for the Lower Valley Cotillion Club’s Annual Presentation Ball, which was held at the Jacob Brown Auditorium in Brownsville.  More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 10- Theft, 300blk W. Durham.Incident: child custody, 300blk W. Durham.Assisting other agency, 500blk E. Rodriguez.Theft, over $500, under$1,500, 800 blk W. Durham.Burglary of vehicle, 300 blkW. Main.Burglary of a building, 900 blkW. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

FEBRUARY 5 - Theft, FM 1015 and Hwy. 186, Lasara. Missing person, S. Bus. More...

Legals

WILLACY COUNTY

(RE-ADVERTISEMENT)  GLO # 12-401-000-6446, DRS215017 Construction Advertisement and Invitation for Bids   More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE INTEREST OF Jeremiah J. Jackson CAUSE # 2013-CV-0230-AIN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURTOFWILLACY COUNTY TEXAS More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS:IN THE INTEREST OFDiamonique Cartez CanoEt. Al  CAUSE # 2013-CV-0090-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY TEXAS   More...

RISD board “satisfied” with Pineda’s performance

The performance of the superintendent of the Raymondville school district is adequate according to the board of trustees.  The board met Tuesday night in executive session to discuss a number of personnel-related matters, one of which was the ev More...

City going ahead with sports park project

Having a full scale sports park inside the city of Raymondville is moving along as the city commission is making the right moves to go ahead with the project.  The commission approved a first reading of a resolution authorizing the construction More...

Early voting in primary election begins Tuesday

Early voting for the March 4 Democratic and Republican primaries begins Feb. 18.  Voters will have until Feb. 28 to cast their ballots at the Reber Memorial Library Annex.   Voting will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

LAURA’S FLORAL DESIGNS

  LAURA’S FLORAL DESIGNS have a large variety of gift items, flower bouquets and other merchandise for this memorable occasion. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Believe It or Not Crazy stories from police files

It's time again for some of those crazy stories that come out of police magazines describing the crazy things we, as officers have to deal with from time to time. More...

Letters

Dallas lawyer wants Chronicle/News to apologize to County Judge & Commissioners

Mr. Vendell: I believe that you and your newspaper owe an apology to County Judge Gonzales and the entire County Commissioners Court More...

Voter unhappy with incumbent judge

Dear Editor: I voted for John Gonzales for county judge, and it did not take long for me to see that there was trouble ahead More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association February 6, 2014

Cotton futures prices at the Intercontinental Exchange in New York began this week under pressure with March cotton settling 82 points lower at 85.01 cents per pound on Monday and December losing four points, settling at 76.36 cents. More...

Obituaries

HECTOR GALINDO

RAYMONDVILLE- Hector Galindo, Sr., 80, entered into eternal rest on February 7, 2014. He was born in Rachael, TX on February 20, 1933, to his mother, Micaela Galindo and father, Guadalupe Galindo.  More...

GENOVEVO “BEVO” MUNIZ

RAYMONDVILLE -  Genovevo “Bevo” Muniz, 84, entered into eternal rest on February 5, 2014, at Solara Hospital in Harlingen, TX. He was born on August 5, 1929, to Benito Muniz and Andrea Alaniz. More...

CARD OF THANKS

Manuela V. Chavez

Our sincere thanks to family and friends for all their prayers, food, donations and flower arrangements received during the loss of our beloved mom. More...

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