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New county budget excludes Flores’ engineer contract

The new Willacy County budget for fiscal year 2015-16 will go in effect on Oct. 1.  And the $7.3 million budget, which is about $800,000 less than the 2014-15 budget, eliminates a contract the county had with Flores Engineers.  More...

City approves water well bid

A bid submitted for a water well project to pump one million gallons a day of the vital liquid was approved during Tuesday’s meeting of the Raymondville City Commission.  The $965,000 bid was awarded to a company called Alsay Inc. More...

COMING SOON!

COMING SOON! A new sign for Ken’s Furniture newest location is going up at the corner of East Hidalgo Avenue and Ninth Street. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association September 18, 2015

Cotton futures prices meandered this week with little fundamental news to provide any direction. Most sessions at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) in New York were characterized by twosided trading as consolidation continued.  More...

COWPOKES

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Grace Heritage Ranch - 60 Acre Trek

Rain affects more than just the growing crops. It dictates what projects you can and can't do. For example, rain makes it much more difficult to clean the chicken coops; they won't dry well once you finish spraying them out. More...

Obituaries

MARIA TERESA GARCIA SIMO

Maria Teresa Garcia Simo entered into eternal rest the evening of Wednesday, August 26, 2015 with her family by her side in San Antonio. She was the dear mother of Joe and Nilda and is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.  More...

JOSE OSCAR ADAME

RAYMONDVILLE/ FORT WORTH, TX - Jose Oscar Adame, 72, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, September 17, 2015. He was born on June 28, 1943 in San Perlita, TX. to Jose and Maria Adame.  More...

ANGELITA M. GARZA

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Angelita M. Garza, 88, of Raymondville, Texas, passed away on Monday, September 21, 2015. She was born in Los Fresnos, TX on November 2, 1926 and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, September 21, 2015. More...

Lyford traffic fines double those of Raymondville

Although the two police officers working for the city of Lyford issued fewer citations during the month of August, complaints from motorists and local residents continue.  In an August 12 story, the Chronicle News brought up the issue of whether More...

Opinion:

Does the City hate the Merchants?

I don't know the answer to that question but sometimes it certainly looks like they do.  That's because the city commissioners continue to be in love with 8-liner gambling machines.  I didn't realize it until last night but this newspaper h More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Sharing Border Problems and Insights in Arizona

This past week it was time again for our combined meeting of the Texas Border Sheriffs Coalition, The Southwestern Border Sheriffs Coalition, and the Western States Sheriffs Association.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Letters

“Life begins at 90,” reader says

Dear Sir:   More...

Books donated to Reber Library

Maricela G. More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS TO; ANY UNKNOWN HEIRS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF ALBERT WILLIAM MEANS, JR., DECEASED More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE A large "pursenality"

A recent morning news show featured a segment on purses and what a handbag reveals about your personality. More...

An evening honoring Oscar Cavazos, Esq.

Attorney Oscar Cavazos has retired after practicing as a sole proprietor in Raymondville for 62 years. A retirement dinner and dance to celebrate his distinguished career was held Saturday, September 19, at the L.E. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 20- Burglary of habitation, 700 blk W. Durango.  Criminal mischief, 1000 blk N. 3rd.  Assault by contact, FV, 400 blk E. Harris.  Welfare concern, 900 blk S. 7th.  Welfare concern, 800 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 16- Execution of warrant/injury to the elderly with enhancement, arrested: Mary Barron Villapando, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Jail.  Criminal mischief, W. 1st St., Sebastian.  Civil matter, Co. More...

Legals

City of Raymondville

Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that at 5:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 13, 2015, a second public hearing will be held at the Raymondville Rural Technology Building, 700 FM 3168, Raymondville, Texas, for the purpose of allowing public comment on a proposed annexa More...

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Willacy County is developing an application for FEMA Mitigation Funds through the Texas Division of Emergency Management to develop a Mitigation Action Plan. More...

Willacy County

PUBLIC NOTICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TDHCA HOME HRA

The County of Willacy has recently applied for federal funds from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) for Homeowner Rehabilitation Assistance through the HOME Investment Partnerships Program.  More...

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