August 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 7 to 9

(AUSTIN) - Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced under $100 during the state's annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. More...

Deputy faces jail drug-smuggling charge

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas jailer has been accused of smuggling drugs to inmates.  Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau says 22- year-old Deputy Termaine Elliott was arrested Friday at work in San Antonio.  More...

CATCH OF THE DAY

CATCH OF THE DAY Chronicle reporter Tony Vindell holds a 28-inch king salmon caught recently in Katchikan, Alaska. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE Dodging the storm

We are at the lake and they are swimming - despite the gray clouds and looming weather, which threatens to dampen everything except their spirits. More...

THE 7TH ANNUAL EMS GOLF TOURNAMENT

  THE 7TH ANNUAL EMS GOLF TOURNAMENT was held August 2, 2015. “The event was a real success because of all the participants and sponsors,” Frank Torres said. More...

Obituaries

ANTON F. ZDANSKY

LYFORD, TX - Anton F. Zdansky, 85, passed away August 2, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his family. Anton was born to Frank and Antonia Zdansky on October 11, 1929 in Corpus Christi, Texas. More...

AVA MAE PARKER

LYFORD, TX - Ava Mae Parker, 83, of Lyford, Texas, was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at her home in Lyford, Texas. Ava was born on December 4, 1931 in Knott, Texas to Johnnie and Ruby Airhart. More...

MARY D. GARZA

SAN ANTONIO, TX- Mary D. Garza, 87, of San Antonio, TX entered into rest Friday, July 31, 2015 at Colonial Manor Care Center in New Braunfels, TX. She was born on October 16, 1927 in Edinburg, TX to Juan and Antonia (Vela) Diaz  More...

Local man plans to run for president

A Raymondville man who said he is running for U.S. More...

Burglars hitting Lyford, evading police

A rash of burglaries have been reported in Lyford, afflicting the residents of this small community.  Police Chief Andy Maldonado said the number of burglary cases went beyond what he had expected for a single month.  Nine homes were burgla More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

We're Going To Have the Weather, Whether or Not!

I awoke this morning, turned on the news/weather, and was staring at the forecast of 100 degrees for all of this week except for Saturday and Sunday which should be 101 degrees. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association July 31, 2015

Cotton futures continue to trade in a relatively tight range at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) in New York as cotton news remains light, and crop conditions are mostly good to excellent. More...

Grace Heritage Ranch Alpaca What?

Gladys is as old as Grace Heritage Ranch. Ever since her first egg, Gladys has loved being a mother hen and takes wonderful care of her babies. Near as we can tell, she's a breed of chicken called American Game. More...

COWPOKES

  More...

Crime & Courts

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

JULY 29 - Execution of warrant/ evading arrest. Arrested: Pablo Martinez.  Assault causing bodily injury, FM 2845, Sebastian.  Criminal mischief, 2nd St., Sebastian.  Burglary of a building, 8th St. and Bus. More...

Romo sentenced for fraud following debit card use

The Willacy County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Johnny Romo, 33, of Raymondville, TX, found guilty of Debit Card Abuse and was sen- tenced to 8 months in state jail. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

AUGUST 3 - Follow up, 300 blk S. 15th.  Incident, dog bite, 700 blk W. Campbell.  Runaway, 400 blk E. Durham.  Welfare concern, 300 blk E. Harris.  Harassment, 700 blk E. Gem.  Welfare concern, 500 blk W. More...

Legals

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND PRELIMINARY DECISION FOR TPDES PERMIT FOR MUNICIPAL WASTEWATER RENEWAL

PERMIT NO. WQ00l036500l   More...

Public Hearing and Town Hall Meeting La Sara, Texas

Notice is given that a Public Meeting and Town Hall meeting on August 18, 2015 from 7:30pm- 9:30pm at La Sara Community Center, 6276 6th Street La Sara Texas 78561. More...

Click here for digital edition
2015-08-05 digital edition