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Willacy Democratic party primary runoff May 22

Willacy County voters may cast early voting ballots in the runoff for the March 6 Democratic Party primary election. Early voting will take place Monday through Friday (May 14- 18).  More...

News

National Law Enforcement Week and Police Memorial Day

Law Enforcement across the United States will be observing National Law Enforcement Week the week of May l5th 2018.  More...

AAA: Texas, nationwide retail gasoline prices up this week

COPPELL, Texas (AP) - Texas and nationwide retail gasoline prices are up this week and experts predict higher costs through Memorial Day.  AAA Texas on Thursday reported prices at the pump state- wide rose 2 an average cents to reach $2.60 per g More...

Incumbents prevail in Lyford city election

All incumbents running in Saturday’s Lyford city election were re-elected and the majority of voting took place Saturday, said City Secretary Lydia Moreno and Mary Hope Barrera, Willacy County Elections Administrator.  More...

County Lifestyles

40th Wedding Anniversary

Homer and Janie Vela celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, May 6, with family.  The couple married on May 6, 1978 in Raymondville and have five children.  “Love is patient, love is kind. More...

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LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT AARON RATLIFF placed 3rd in Current Issues and Events at the State UIL Academic Meet held at the University of Texas at Austin on May 4-5, 2018. More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Adventuring through life

Life is supposed to be an adventure. That’s what they tell us, anyway. Thing is, what type of adventure isn’t specified so I guess we are left to our own devices. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

MAY 7 - Found property, 700 blk N. Monterrey.  Theft, under $100, 1000 blk E. Hidalgo.  Aggravated robbery, interference with emergency telephone call, 400 blk E. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

MAY 2 - Incident report (vandalism), 8th St., Lyford.  Burglary of a habitation, Poinciana Rd., Sebastian.  Burglary of a habitation, W. Glen Loften, Lyford.  MAY 3- Incident (unwanted person), 6th St., Lasara.  More...

Legals

City of Raymondville 2018 Trash Bash

The City of Raymondville will be having our yearly trash bash event on May 19th & 20th, 2018. The collection location will be at the City of Raymondville Public Works warehouse located @ 777 North 5th Street in Raymondville, Texas.  More...

Details released about Tractor Supply Co.

Preliminary work to build a new Tractor Supply Co. store has already begun, Raymondville Economic Development Coordinator David Gomez said Tuesday in a report to city commissioners.  More...

MEALS ON WHEELS

MEALS ON WHEELS is an established program in many states but it is new to the Rio Grande Valley, Raymondville Mayor Gilbert Gonzales said. Amigos del Valle workers began delivering meals on Monday. More...

Congressman Vela visits Port Mansfield channel, will seek funding for dredging

Willacy County Navigation District officials are searching for funding to dredge the silted-in channel that connects Port Mansfield, the Laguna Madre and the Gulf of Mexico.  More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Moms really are special

Moms are so special and do so much for us, but most of all they teach us how to survive in this world. We all remember some of the things our Moms taught us;  My Mom taught me LOGIC. More...

Letters

Reader remembers editor/publisher

Dear Chronicle News,   Like most lifelong Willacy residents, I grew up reading the Raymondville Chronicle (or at least looking at the pictures). More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Market mostly quiet until today

May 4, 2018   More...

Farm Bureau develops dairy revenue protection insurance

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), in cooperation with American Farm Bureau Insurance Services, has developed a new risk-management insurance product - Dairy Revenue Protection insurance -for dairy farmers.  More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp. Trout are good for waders in Oso Bay with high tides.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

Obituaries

BRENDA CHRISTINE GUERRERO

RAYMONDVILLE - Brenda Christine Guerrero, 45, passed away at her home Saturday May 5, 2018 with her family by her side. Brenda was born in Raymondville on December 27, 1972 to Gilberto and Julia (Conde) Cardona.  More...

NATALIA PEREZ

LYFORD -Natalia Perez, 68, entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 7, 2018 surrounded by her family at home. She was born on January 23, 1950 in Lyford, TX to Federico and Carlota (Saldana) Molina.  More...

ISAIAS RAFAEL MALDONADO

LYFORD -Isaias Rafael Maldonado, 98, entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born on June 30, 1919 in Mexico to Candido and Victoria (Loa) Maldonado.  More...

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