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News

Thanksgiving biggest day for home cooking fires: nearly four times as many as on a typical day

Reported cooking fires increased from 2012-2014

November 14, 2016- Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year for families and friends to get together, but this cooking-focused holiday also presents a greater risk of home fires. More...

ROSE KARN

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New elementary school for San Perlita

A new elementary school is under construction in San Perlita and it should be up and running either in the summer or fall of 2017. School officials held a groundbreaking of the project expected to cost $2.4 million. More...

Letters

Phoney letter defended 8-liners, threatened editor

We have a rule at the Chronicle/News that letters published in the newspaper must be signed and must include a phone number so that we can be sure of the writer’s true identity. More...

County Lifestyles

LOWER VALLEY COTILLION CLUB

LOWER VALLEY COTILLION CLUB held its annual Fall Luncheon on Sunday, November 13, at Rancho Viejo Country Club in Brownsville. Cotillion is a two year social club for junior and senior girls. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

All the answers, now what was the question?

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle  I strive for an orderly life. It’s less chaotic that way. Besides, with order comes power. The power of predictability. More...

Lyford Women’s Club

November 10, 2016 was an interesting and fun meeting held at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Lyford, TX.  More...

Lyford amends 8-liner ordinance - permits jump to $15,000

The four eight-liner casinos in operation in Lyford are going to pay almost double for a business permit once their current ones expire. The city council amended Ordinance No. 09-08-24 during’s Monday meeting. More...

Community park named after fallen soldier in Lasara

Several events were held last week in Willacy County to honor those who have served or still are serving their country - the United States of America.  But none of them was more sentimental, nostalgic or impressive than one held in Lasara - a co More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Just thinking Out Loud This Week

The Veterans Day programs are all over and I \would like to thank each of the school districts for hosting a program. Keep in mind, this is not for the veterans, it's a history lesson for the students. More...

Political Cartoon

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Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Cotton Futures cannot escape trading range

November 10, 2016   More...

Obituaries

TRINIDAD (VELASCO) ESPINOZA

RAYMONDVILLE- Trinidad (Velasco) Espinoza passed away peacefully in her sleep Sunday morning, November 13, 2016.  She leaves her husband of 67 years, Guadalupe Sr.; her children, Guadalupe (Jesusita) Espinoza, Jr., Marialinda (Carlos) Aguilar, R More...

GUADALUPE SALAZAR

RAYMONDVILLE- Guadalupe Salazar, 92, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at her home in Raymondville, TX. She was born on March 10, 1924 to Juan B and Esther Hinojosa in La Joya, Tx.  More...

Legals

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: IN RE: ORDER FOR FORECLOSURE CONCERNING 213 CR 2800 RAYMONDVILLE, TX 78580-4404 UNDER TEX.R.CIV.PROC. 736  Cause No. 2016-CV-0161-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS  PETITIONER:   More...

Willacy County Housing Authority

Request for Qualifications-Legal Services

The Willacy County Housing Authority is seeking to contract with a qualified Attorney or Legal Firm to provide Legal Services to the Willacy County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. More...

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