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Longtime Guerra opponent, paddling advocate, former Willacy DA Garza, dead at 65

An attorney best known locally for his long-running battle with former Willacy County District Attorney Juan Angel Guerra died Dec. 27.  Gustavo Ch. Garza, 65, was Willacy County DA from 1992 to 1996. More...

News

Trial opens for man charged with abducting 2 Texas sisters

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Prosecutors say a man who abducted two sisters and is suspected of killing their mother had moved into their Central Texas home to help look after the girls.  Terry Allen Miles is on trial for kidnapping charges for allegedl More...

Burned woman's body found in east Texas in 2006 identified

LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) - Authorities say the burned body of a woman found in east Texas more than 12 years ago has been identified.  Gregg County Sheriff Maxey Cerliano and sheriff's Lt. Eddie Hope say the body found Oct. More...

Gateway RV Park Entertainment Schedule

DANCE SCHEDULE  Feb. 9 - The Kenistons, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.  Public welcome. $5.00 admissioner per person. For more information, please call (989) 306- 3309. ENTERTAINMENT  Feb. More...

County Lifestyles

SLICES OF LIFE

Tidying up

We all wake up in the morning - unless we work the night shift. Then we go to bed in the morning and wake in the evening.  But despite differing schedules, we all have some sort of beginning to our waking hours each day/night. More...

Lower Valley Cotillion Club

The 65th Annual Presentation Ball of the Lower Valley Cotillion Club was held at the South Padre Island Convention Center on Saturday, February 2, 2019.  More...

Photo

LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS CASSIDY HINOJOSA (right), Willacy County Livestock Show Fair Queen and Kayleen May (left), first runner up.   More...

Crime & Courts

District Clerk Report

In re: order for foreclosure concerning RR 2 Box 551, Raymondville, Texas 78580 under Tex. R Civ.Proc. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

FEBRUARY 1 - Incident (disturbance), W. Hwy. 186, Raymondville.  Execution of warrant/possess marijuana in drug free zone, arrested: Eliazar Rios, W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

FEBRUARY 4 - Damaged property, 500 blk W. Rodriguez.  Incident, dog bite, 800 blk W. Hidalgo.  Lost property, 100 blk6-1TPE. Hidalgo.  Burglary of habitation, 600 blk W. Harris.  Crash report, 800 blk N. More...

Winter Texan golfer says life has been good to him so far

Winter Texan Bill Baker turned 90 years old last week and his foursome won a golf tournament at the Raymondville city golf course.  He stays active which is why he’s still around to enjoy retirement years, he said.  More...

Place 1 Raymondville City Commission candidate still must clear long list of traffic offenses, judge says

A hopeful candidate for Raymondville City Commission who had outstanding traffic court fines has paid fines mentioned in last week’s Chronicle but now must clear up 20 more outstanding fines or warrants in Willacy County and other counties if s More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

No more football, what's a man to do?

As the roar of the Rams fans died to a murmur, and the Patriots' players lined up to once again kiss the trophy as it passed by on its way to the owner, most men, and some women were thinking aloud, "now what am I going to do?" Well, sports fans, nev More...

Farm & Ranch

Suicide prevention project aims to help distressed farmers

MADISON, Wis. More...

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Week brings higher daily volume and increased open interest

February 6, 2018   More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Black drum and redfish are fair to good in the Packery Channel on crabs.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

Obituaries

EVARISTO SALINAS

LASARA, TX - Evaristo Salinas, 79, entered into eternal rest on Monday, February 4, 2019 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. He was born on October 26, 1939 in Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Agustin and Gregoria (Martinez) Salinas.  More...

RAMAH LEE SCHAMERHORN

Ramah Lee Schamerhorn, age 89, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in a caring and loving community at Spring Branch Transitional Care Center, Houston, Texas. More...

NOE ESPINOZA

RAYMONDVILLE -Noe Espinoza, 58, entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 31, 2019 at Solara Hospital. He was born on July 16, 1960 in Raymondville, TX to Antonio Q. and Estella Garcia Espinoza.  More...

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