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MINNIE REYES

MINNIE REYES, a woman from Raymondville, is planning to donate these old bills and stamps, which includes a Confederate States of America currency bill, to the Raymondville Historical Museum. More...

STATE CAPITOL HIGHLIGHTS

DPS creates center to protect children

AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety on March 18 announced the creation of the Texas Crimes Against Children Center within the agency’s Texas Rangers Division.  More...

Commissioners’ court to review spending by elected officials

Approving a set amount of spending by elected officials will be considered by theWillacy County Commissioners’ Court during a meeting this week.  An agenda item calls for the commissioners to discuss the issue of spending by “certain More...

Letters

Taxpayers shouldn’t have to pay to tear down old buildings, Pedraza says

You were right in your editorial. I was just approached by someone to co-sign for them but I declined because I knew I would have to pay if they defaulted.  More...

Reader complains of graffiti in Lasara

Editor, I live in Lasara Precinct 5 and Monday morning I was so disgusted to see graffiti all over the Lasara Fire Department monument. The stop sign, poles and several other places. More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of Charles John Vassberg, Deceased, were issued on March 17, 2014, under Docket No. 2014-PRB- 0001, pending in the County Court of Willacy County, Texas, to: Daniel C. More...

County Lifestyles

CATHOLIC BAPTISM

CATHOLIC BAPTISM - Mr. and Mrs. Joel Nelson of Dallas baptized their third child, Beatriz Ella, into the Roman Catholic faith on March 22, 2014 at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Dallas. More...

DINING IN STYLE

DINING IN STYLE Elma Chavez, director of the Raymondville Chamber of Commerce, checks out some of the tables set up during the second annual Dining in Style. More...

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! Jose and Maria Huerta celebrated last week their 61st wedding anniversary. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MARCH 24- Incident: damaged property, 300 blk W. Hidalgo. Theft, under $50, 700 blk W. Hidalgo. Incident: civil matter, 77 SB Frontage N. of 3168. MARCH 20- Burglary of habitation, 300 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff ’s Blotter

MARCH 19 - Execution of warrant/probation violation-theft. Arrested: Felicita Leonor Rodriguez, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail. Execution of warrant/theft. Arrested: Amadeo Saenz, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Fruit, vegetable stands feel impact of highway progress

All the progress taking place along Interstate 69 is having an impact on some others, but not a positive one.  The nearly handful of fruit and vegetable stands between Sebastian and Raymondville are taking the brunt of problems from the construc More...

Onion season is in full swing

The 2014 onion season is in full swing, and prices are nothing to laugh about at least from the consumers’ side.  Several fields planted with the pungent produce are being harvested east and west of Raymondville, but don’t expect to More...

Editorial & Columns

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

After an experiment failed, Lord Kelvin said to his students, "Gentlemen, when you are face to face with a difficulty, you are up against a discovery." This is true not only in learning but also in living.  David was face to face with a difficul More...

Behind the Badge

Doing What's Right

We are told by our parents to do the right thing then we end up as parents and we tell our children "Remember to do the right thing." People, children don't always listen, but a lot of them do. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

When four-year-old Sammy awoke after surgery, the nurse explained that it would be necessary for him to be fed intravenously for the next few days.  After assuring him that everything would be fine, she began the process to administer the glucos More...

Farm & Ranch

BLUE BULL DOWN

BLUE BULL DOWN! Chronicle News reporter Tony Vindell shot a trophy nilgai antelope recently on a ranch in Hidalgo County. More...

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association March 20, 2014

December cotton at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) finally surpassed the important 80- cent level this week despite quiet market conditions. The contract settled at 80.04 cents per pound Monday, up 20 points, its highest close since Oct. More...

FARM WORKERS

FARM WORKERS pick onions in a field along Texas Highway 186 east of Lasara. More...

Obituaries

LOIS HART

LYFORD, TX - Lois Hart, 96, of Lyford went home to be with the Lord on Monday morning, March 24, 2014.  She was born March 13, 1918, to Lee General and Willie Martin Strader in Thorndale, Texas. More...

NARCISO CAVAZOS, III

RAYMONDVILLE, Texas- Narciso Cavazos III, 63, entered into the glory of the Lord on Friday, March 21, 2014. More...

In Loving Memory of

Manuela Vela Martinez

1/7/1934 - 3/30/2013 1st Year Anniversary   More...

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