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BOY SCOUT TROOP 440

BOY SCOUT TROOP 440 gather water on trailer for victims of Hurricane Harvey. L to R Jose Salazar, Mike Salazar, JJ Salazar, Donovan Cervantes bottom Cristian Rojas, Alfredo Puga, Raul Salazar. More...

Don’t judge fruit by its skin

It’s often said you can’t judge a book (or a person) by the exterior or it’s name. More...

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IT WAS BACK TO SCHOOL time Monday and the crosswalks were full as happy youngsters with the help of crossing guards made their way into school, some for the first time. More...

Farm & Ranch

Boll weevil ‘hunt’ constant job

Monitoring the boll weevil is a big job for a cadre of fulltime and seasonal Rio Grande Valley workers who drive rural roads checking traps used to count the destructive pests.  More...

December cotton gains 292 points on weather concerns

August 24, 2017

Cotton futures prices made small gains from last Friday through Tuesday although trading was very inactive. However, the futures market jumped higher on Wednesday, and the volume of trades doubled. More...

Obituaries

RICARDO REYNA

RAYMONDVILLE, TXRicardo Reyna, 75 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Monday, August 28, 2017 at his residence.  He was born on December 12, 1941 in Lyford, TX, Son of Isidro and Josefa (Valdez) Reyna Sr.  He is preceded in death by his More...

ADRIAN LEE MARTINEZ

LYFORD, TX- Adrian Lee Martinez, 38, entered into eternal glory on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at Harlingen Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born on October 22, 1978, in Raymondville, TX to David Lee and Marina C. More...

ADOLFO GARZA

RAYMONDVILLE, TXAdolfo Garza, 45, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 20, 2017 in Rankin, TX. He was born on September 27, 1971 in Harlingen, TX to David Lopez and Maria Gloria Garza.  More...

No shortage of fuel here

Despite national news stories about fuel shortages and expected fuel price hikes in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey, Raymondville and Willacy County authorities insist there is no shortage of gasoline or diesel fuel here.  More...

Special election is now underway

Raymondville ISD now has a special election underway for tax ratification. Purpose of the election is to change allocation of tax rates, thereby qualifying the school to receive addtional state funds. More...

Newspaper to be closed for holiday

The Raymondville Chronicle and Willacy County News will be closed Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of Labor Day.   Deadlines for next week’s edition will continue to be 3 p.m. Tuesday.  We hope you have a safe and happy holiday.   More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

“If We Pause to Think, We Will Have Cause to Thank”

I don't know where you were for the most part of last week, but we were meeting everyday with the National Weather Service getting updates on what Tropical Storm Harvey might do and where He might go. More...

Hurricane Harvey donations

The County of Willacy and the Willacy County Sheriff's Office are collecting much needed items for those in the path of Hurricane Harvey. More...

Political Cartoon

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Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Underage drinking is a problem

1 in 5 7th graders have consumed alcohol. By grade 12, over 60% of students had consumed alcohol.  More...

County Lifestyles

A 40-CALIBER HENRY BUFFALO

A 40-CALIBER HENRY BUFFALO gun can be yours for a $5 per ticket purchase in a fund raiser being conducted by the Raymondville Lions Club. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

How improvements are challenging

It looked so easy on Pinterest - as most Pinterest projects do. The title was ingenious: “Thirty-seven quick and easy ways to dress up your bathroom mirror.” The only hard part was picking just one. I was hooked - line and sinker. More...

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KENEDY COUNTY TAX OFFICE HELD A MOTOR VEHICLE RED FLAG TRAINING - The staff trained to recognize “red flags” on counterfeit titles and registration. More...

Crime & Courts

Raymondville Police Blotter

AUGUST 28 - Accident, left scene, 300 blk E. Durham.  Accident - minor, 1000 blk E. Hidalgo.  Burglary of habitation, 300 blk E. More...

Willacy County Sheriff’s Blotter

AUGUST 23 - Burglary of a building, N. W. Ave., Sebastian.  Burglary of a habitation, E. Hwy. More...

Legals

City of Raymondville, Texas Public Notice

Request for Proposals for Computer Maintenance

The City of Raymondville is requesting proposals on technical assistance and maintenance service of City servers, computers and laptops used in the daily operations at various City locations. Proposals must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in accordance with S.B. More...

NOTICE

The Willacy County Hospital  District will hold a meeting at  6:00 p.m. on September 12, 2017 at the Hospital District’s office, 1623 South 15th Street, Raymondville, Texas to consider adopting a proposed tax rate for tax year 2018. More...

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