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Ex-Texas A&M running back sentenced to 27 years for robberies

DALLAS (AP) - Texas A&M's all-time leading rusher has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for a series of armed robberies in the Dallas area. More...

Willacy County 4-H clothing drive

Texas 4-H members have always been proud of the communities they call home. Whether they live in cities, towns, or rural areas, 4-H’ers make their communities better year-round, but they couldn’t do it without help. More...

DR. COURTNEY GALLE

DR. COURTNEY GALLE, Director of UTPA mobile lab unit brings students at Lyford CISD a classroom on wheels. From extracting their own DNA to extracting DNA from a strawberry Dr. More...

Farm & Ranch

Save the Arroyo Fiesta set for Oct. 9

WESLACO - The second annual Save the Arroyo Fiesta and fundraiser will be held from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Dargel Boats Showroom, 4110 N. Farm-to- Market Road493 in Donna. More...

Cotton Market Weekly

A Service Provided by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association September 26, 2014

December cotton futures prices at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) fell to their lowest level since 2009 at the close of Thursday's trading session in New York. More...

AgriLIFE EXTENSION Texas A&M System

Are Mosquitoes BUGGING you? The increased rainfall Willacy County has experienced over the last few weeks, have made breeding conditions for mosquitoes ideal. However there are steps homeowners can take. Eliminate breeding sites for larvae. More...

Obituaries

MELBA MORENO ZARAGOZA

RAYMONDVILLE - Melba Moreno Zaragoza, 61, passed away Friday, September 26, 2014 at her home in Raymondville surrounded by her loved ones. She was born to Aurelio Moreno and Herlinda de la Cerda Moreno in Raymondville, TX. More...

Legals

Notice of Public Meeting to Discuss South Texas ISD’s State Financial Accountability Rating

South Texas ISD will hold a public meeting at 7:00 p.m., on October 28,2014 at the South Texas Academy for Medical Professions, 151 S. Helen Moore Road in San Benito, Texas. More...

County tables action on 8-liner ordinance

Just when District Attorney Bernard Ammerman thought a set of new rules to crack down on what he calls illegal gambling were going through, three members of the Willacy County Commissioners’ Court kept their lips tight. More...

Matamoros men indicted for murder of BP agent

The two Matamoros men charged with killing an off-duty Border Patrol agent were indicted Tuesday with capital murder and with attempted capital murder by a Willacy County grand jury. Ismael Hernandez-Vallejo. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Count Your Many Blessings

Are you like many of us who complain and get discouraged by the many things that come your way during your day? More...

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Letters

Reader asks for help to recover stolen property

To the Cowardly Thief that stole my STIHL backpack blower, You decided to walk or drive away with my STIHL backpack blower on Sunday morning at the Raymondville Chronicle News while I was working. More...

County Lifestyles

Slice of life It's all on the label

Last weekend, my husband headed out on errands with a number of important items on his list. Toilet paper was one of them. There's a household product you don't want to run short on. He returned home from the store, toilet paper in hand. More...

TEEN TRUTH

TEEN TRUTH- Lyford Middle and High School students were educated by Teen Truth’s JC Pohl on Wednesday September 24th on the power that each students has and the importance to use that power. More...

HAPPY 8TH BIRTHDAY, BIG BOY!

LELAND A. GARCIA
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Crime & Courts

Step granddad charged with sexually assaulting child

A65-year-old stepgrandfather has been arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child, police said. Jesus J. Garza, who lives on North Second Street, was nabbed Sunday in Orange Grove after U.S. Marshals served an arrest warrant. More...

Burglary and assault convictions result in 10 year prison sentence

The Willacy County and District Attorney’s Office announced today that Pedro Guzman, 51, of Raymondville, TX, was found guilty and sentenced to 10 years in prison for Burglary of a Habitation, Aggravated Assault, Violation of a Protective Order More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

SEPTEMBER 23 - Animal call, 200 blk S. 1st. Funeral escort, good Shepherd. Locked keys, 900 blk W. Durham. Disturbance/verbal, 1100 blk E. Hidalgo Ave. Unwanted subject, Exp. 77/ Hwy. 186. Criminal mischief, 600 blk W. Rodriguez. More...

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