December 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

4-family members die in head-on Hwy. 186 collision on Christmas Eve

Four members of a Lasara family were killed in a headon crash that happened in the middle of the day on Christmas Eve.  The accident was described as horrible by a person who lives nearby the site of the crash and as one of the worst seen by eme More...

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A&M receiver Noil arrested for drug possession

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) _Texas A&M athletics officials say receiver Speedy Noil has been suspended from the football team after he was charged with drug possession.  Noil, a junior from New Orleans, turned himself in to College Station p More...

Team struggling, University of Texas football fans drink

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) University of Texas football fans turned to beer and alcohol to cope with a less than successful product on the field at Royal-Memorial Stadium.   More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, January 2, 6:30 p.m. in the RHS Gym, Room 102- G, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

December 22, 2016 Cotton Futures prices tumble

This week saw cotton futures trade to their lowest level since November 14. March cotton declined for three consecutive sessions, tumbling from a high of 71.69 cents last Friday to a low of 69.32 on Tuesday. More...

Obituaries

LUIS ROLANDO CANTU

LASARA - Luis Rolando Cantu, 34, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, December 24, 2016 in Raymondville, TX. He was born on February 6, 1982 in Raymondville, TX to Pedro Jr. and Benita (Silva) Cantu.  More...

ELIZABETH MURAD

LASARA - Elizabeth Murad, 37, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, December 24, 2016 in Raymondville, TX. She was born on March 28, 1979 in Harlingen, TX to Fernando and Edna (Cazarez) Murad.  More...

RANDALL BOYD POHLMEYER

RAYMONDVILLE- Randall Boyd Pohlmeyer, 64 of Raymondville, Texas, entered into rest Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at his residence.  He was born on September 26, 1952 in Raymondville, Texas, son of Melvin and Ellen (Swanberg) Pohlmeyer, who preced More...

Guessing game - Who will be new D.A.’s prosecutor?

County officials to be sworn in on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017

The county officials who won elections this spring will be sworn in during a ceremony Sunday.  The oaths of offices will be administered to the 10 elected officials, starting at 11 a.m. Jan. More...

2016 year in review

Willacy had its ups and downs!

Another year has come to an end and there were plenty of stories that made The Chronicle News headlines. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

A New Year is an excellent time for change

Believe or not, or like it or not, we are in the last week of the year 2016. This year like most, has had its' good times, bad times, happy times, and sad times. More...

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County Lifestyles

THE LOWER VALLEY COTILLION CLUB JUNIOR AND SENIOR DEBUTANTES

  THE LOWER VALLEY COTILLION CLUB JUNIOR AND SENIOR DEBUTANTES from Willacy County dropped by the Raymondville Police Department on Wednesday, December 21, to donate toys for a great cause. More...

SLICES OF LIFE New Year Traditions

New Year’s Day is perhaps the most celebrated holiday around the world. There’s a universal appeal to newness, so the first day of a new year is a natural cause for a party.  More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

DECEMBER 26 - Possible overdose, 800 blk FM 3168.  Reckless damage, 200 blk S. King.  Assault by contact, FV, terroristic threat, FV, theft, under $100, 500 blk E. Hidalgo.  Runaway, 400 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff ’s BLOTTER

DECEMBER 21- Assault by threat/criminal mischief, N. Monterrey, Raymondville.  Unattended death, E. More...

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