June 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County’s engineer fined by state board

About four years ago, the manager of Golf Vue RV Park, was trying to fix a problem with raw sewage running on the back of the property just south of Raymondville.  And for that, he sought a permit from the county’s engineer’s office More...

News

Perry, other governors seek vouchers for veterans medical treatments

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

LASARA HIGH SCHOOL FFA BANQUET

  LASARA HIGH SCHOOL FFA BANQUET - The Lasara High FFA officers and the Junior FFA members took part in the very first Lasara FFA Banquet this past Saturday, May 31st. More...

RAYMONDVILLE CHRONICLE MINOR BOYS PLACE 3RD PLACE IN WILLACY COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE

  RAYMONDVILLE CHRONICLE MINOR BOYS PLACE 3RD PLACE IN WILLACY COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE - Shown, kneeling from left to right, Derrick Moore, J.D. Zuniga, Miguel Umazor, Matthew Torres, Cy Rodriguez, Jesse Hernandez. More...

County Lifestyles

Slice of Life

Survey’s say lots of things!!!

We've all partaken in the occasional survey whether it be for business (customer feedback), pleasure (what's your personality type?), political purposes (donkey or elephant) or just to get a head count of your household (U.S. census).  More...

Cavazos-Garcia

Mr. and Mrs. Roberto Cavazos of Lyford, TX are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Lee Cavazos, to Marco Antonio Garcia, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

A TRAVEL THEME BABY SHOWER

A TRAVEL THEME BABY SHOWER was held recently for Adele Clinton-Solis at Palm Aire Hotel in Weslaco. Guests enjoyed a Tour of Italy lunch. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JUNE 3- Theft, over $50, under $500, 14000 blk FM 490.  Locked keys, 700 blk E. Charles Ave.  Disturbance/verbal, 900 blk W. Raymond.  Theft, over $50, under $500, 400 blk E. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

JUNE 4 - Assault against a public servant, arrested: Christopher Lee Pena, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  JUNE 5 -Attempted suicide, Cemetery Rd. More...

Legals

WILLACY COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY IS SEEKING AS CONTRACT LABOR INDIVIDUALS WITH

• Experience in the following areas: carpentry, plumbing work, electrical work, painting, & refurbishing • Willingness to pitch in and work in areas other than repairs and maintenance, i.e. More...

CITY OF RAYMONDVILLE TDA GRANT 713391 NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS

City of Raymondville 142 South 7th Street Raymondville, Texas 78580 956-689-2443   More...

Sosas get green light for $175,000 EDC grant to clean their property

RAYMONDVILLE Members of the city's Economic Development Corp. board fielded questions and comments late Monday on a $175,0000 funding request for a refrigerated and dry re-packing facility near the railroad tracks. More...

Lyford to get Water Mill Express

Lyford residents will be able to quench their thirst not from city tap water or from store-bought drinks, but for the city’s first ever water mill.  Avant Premium Water & Ice of Harlingen has signed a contract with the city to install More...

Restraining order filed against sheriff

Willacy County Sheriff Larry Spence is to appear at a temporary restraining order hearing in the 197th State Judicial District.  Spence and the sheriff’s department are being accused of possible criminal and civil violations by a plaintiff More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

“Honoring Our Flag and Our Fathers” this week

This week has two important dates within it. More...

Obama should be removed from office before he destroys our country

I didn't vote for Barack Obama as president either time he ran. However, he was elected by a majority of the people of this country and I understand that.. Consequently, this newspaper refrained from criticism of the president during his first term. More...

Letters

Florida resident complains of DPS traffic stop and search here

I am writing to share with you a very unpleasant and harassing experience I had with law enforcement in Willacy County. I am 66 years old, and have been taking care of my disabled wife for the last 4 years). More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

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

Fundamental and technical indicators remained bearish this week for cotton, creating a certain level of volatility in the market. More...

WILLACY CROPS

WILLACY CROPS like cotton and grain sorghum look good despite the presence of the sugar cane aphid that threatens the 2014 agriculture season. More...

STATE CAPITOL HIGHLIGHTS

Gov. Perry blasts Obama air pollution plan

AUSTIN - The Obama administration on June 2 publicized what it termed “ the first- ever plan to reduce carbon pollution from power plants.”  More...

Obituaries

JUDY ELAINE STEELE

SANTA ROSA, TX - Judy Elaine Steele, 69, passed away June 5, 2014 at the Atrium Place in Harlingen.  More...

DANIEL ZALLAR, JR.

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Daniel Zallar, Jr., 33 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Tuesday, June 10, 2014 in Valley Baptist Medical Center.  He was born on November 26, 1980 in Harlingen, TX, son of Daniel and Sylvia (Tamez) Zallar, Sr.  Dani More...

JOSE LUIS “LOUIE” SARAVIA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Jose Luis “Louie” Saravia, 60, entered into eternal glory on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at his residence. More...

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