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Coffee profits down, prices up after coffee season cut short

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) - Coffee season ended abruptly, some two months earlier than usual, for farmers on the west side of Hawaii's Big Island.  West Hawaii Today reported that while the cause is likely multi-faceted, the results are becoming More...

Reputation precedes ‘El Chapo’ as U. S. trial approaches

NEW YORK (AP) - The ruthless reputation of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo has sparked security concerns at his upcoming U.S. More...

Lyford CISD 2018 Veterans Day Ceremony

Lyford CISD will be cele brating its 30th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 9. The ceremony will be held at Bulldog Stadium at 9:30 am. More...

Lyford officials fret Christmas parade costs

Lyford officials are attempting to raise funds for a Dec. 8 Christmas parade and festival.  During a Monday night meeting, City Commissioner Rick Salinas asked, “where can we get money for that particular activity?”  More...

Bearkats win district 16-4A championship

In front of a standing room only crowd, the Raymondville Bearkats concluded their regular season with a dominating 45-0 performance over Progreso and claimed the 16- 4A Division II district championship trophy.  The festive crowd witnessed Raymo More...

Harlingen company to prepare Willacy grant request to assist local veterans

A proposal to obtain funding for an outside company to assist Willacy County veterans was approved Thursday, Oct. 25, by Willacy County commissioners. More...

Overflow crowd welcomes Beto

Senate candidate Robert “Beto” O’Rourke entered Raymondville’s L.E. Franks Tourist Center late Thursday morning like a hurricane, greeted with chants of Beto-Beto- Beto!  More...

Willacy County Thanksgiving Feast

The Willacy County Thanksgiving Feast will be held Thursday, November 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Hall, 693 N. 3rd, Raymondville, TX.   More...

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Project RISE   More...

Troop deployment creates tense atmosphere on U. S. border

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - As the first active-duty military troops sent to the U.S. border with Mexico installed coils of razor wire on a bridge and a riverbank Friday, a sense of unease spread across Texas' Rio Grande Valley.  More...

San Antonio passes regulations for home rentals like Airbnb

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio has approved new rules to regulate local properties that are rented for shortterm stays through companies such as Airbnb.  More...

Lawmakers support hours of service waiver

Citing concerns for the welfare of livestock and the health of the agricultural industry, a group of 59 Congressmen and women urge the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to grant an hours of service (HOS) waiver to livestock haulers. More...

Neil Armstrong memorabilia fetches $7.5 million at auction

DALLAS (AP) - Memorabilia that belonged to the first man to set foot on the moon, Neil Armstrong, has fetched more than $7.4 million at auction.  More...

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DISTRICT 32-AA VOLLEYBALL all-district selections: Elyssa Nieto (honorable mention), Meagan Kinney (1st team), Aliyah Garcia (2nd team), Modesta Garcia (honorable mention), Karime Rojas (1st team), J More...

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MAGIC VALLEY ELECTRIC CO-OP OFFICIALS, Willacy County and Lasara school district leaders dedicate a new children’s playground at the school campus Wednesday. More...

Veterans’ Day events being held across Willacy

Veterans’ Day falls on Sunday, November 11 though activities to commemorate Veterans’ Day begin at 8:30 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Raymondville High School with a breakfast for veterans.  Patriotic presentations begin at 9:30 a.m. More...

Scratch off winner buys ticket at Raymondville Superette

The Raymondville Chronicle & Willacy County News has confirmed that an unknown person bought a winning $50,000 scratch-off Texas Lottery ticket on Sunday at the Raymondville Superette.  “We don’t know who it is,” said emplo More...

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LOCAL SPOOKS, GOBLINS AND MONSTERS enjoyed another Raymondville Police Department sponsored Halloween Safe Haven Wednesday at Smiley Face Park. (Photo by Erica Ysasi) More...

Governor urges GOP voters to head to polls

Gov. Greg Abbott rallied Republicans at a last-minute “Get out the Vote” event Thursday in Harlingen. More...

Congratulations Tony Perez

on completing your first half Ironman (70.3) in Waco on October 28, 2018.  Love, your family   More...

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ON NOVEMBER 3, 2018 WILLACY COUNTY SHERIFF’S INVESTIGATORS AND SPECIAL RANGER JOE AGUILAR WITH THE TEXAS & SOUTHWESTERN CATTLE RAISERS ASSOCIATION responded to Powerstroke Diesel Service located at 8129 FM 88 Weslaco, Texas in regards to a More...

Powderhorn Ranch along Texas coast now state wildlife area

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - About 15,000 acres of a private ranch along the Texas coast has become a state wildlife management area in a $50 million conservation project.  The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department on Thursday announced completion of th More...

LONG AGO

LONG AGO - “MY DADDY GROWED IT,” explains Roger Williams (above left), son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

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