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City kicking in $160,000 for emergency room

Raymondville City Commission members on Tuesday approved on first reading up to a $200,000 maximum city investment in a free-standing emergency room. More...

News

Commuter train route opening delayed amid gov't shutdown

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Officials are delaying the opening of a new commuter train service from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport to downtown Fort Worth, citing the partial shutdown of the federal government.  The Fort Worth Star Telegra More...

Dogs rescued from meat farm adjust to new life in NW Indiana

MUNSTER, Ind. More...

Second half of 2018 not dull

During the second half of 2018, readers of The Raymondville Chronicle and Willacy County News learned that protestors spoke at Willacy County commissioners’ meetings about their opposition to the re-opening of the former “tent city” More...

County Lifestyles

Gateway Craft Show

The Gateway Craft Show is here again. In the past, the show took place on the first Thursday in February. This year it will be held Saturday, February 9.   More...

SLICES OF LIFE

Bettering bacon

There’s a saying: “Everything’s better with bacon.” And it’s true. Bacon is greasy and crunchy. It’s chewy and salty. It’s delectable and balanced. Bacon is akin to nature’s perfect food.  More...

Gateway RV Park Entertainment Schedule

DANCE SCHEDULE   January 12 - High Country, 7 p.m. - 12 a.m.  Public welcome. $5.00 admissioner per person. For more information, please call (989)  306-3309. More...

Crime & Courts

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JANUARY 7 - Lost property, 1000 blk E. Hidalgo.  Suicidal ideation, 400 blk W. San Francisco.  Burglary of habitation, burglary of building, 500 blk W. Durham.  Arson, 700 blk W. More...

W.C. Sheriff’s Blotter

JANUARY 2 - Deadly conduct, La Jara and Park Ave., Lyford.  Incident report (information only), N. Bus. More...

Jail inmate arrested for alleged stabbing

A prisoner at the Willacy County Sheriff’s Department has been arrested for an apparent stabbing attack of another prisoner. The Saturday incident may be related to a Nov. More...

Updated museum schedules

Up-to-date information about two area museums that were featured in picture pages in last week’s Raymondville Chronicle has been obtained:  The Willacy County Historical Museum, 427 S. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Time to settle in the New Year-2019

As I prepare to write this week's column, the first week of our New Year has settled in and things are getting back to what we call, "normal routines." All the New Year's resolutions should be broken by now. More...

Farm & Ranch

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

After moving lower, futures rally at week’s end

January 4, 2018   More...

South Texas hedgehog named Wilbur draws rescue attention

DEVINE, Texas (AP) - Wilbur the hedgehog leads a charmed life: A popular video on the animal lovers' website, The Dodo. Custom-made crocheted little hats that rack up the likes on Instagram. Only the best in Target fruit strips for nibbles.  More...

Texas training for wind power jobs literally has ups, downs

HOUSTON (AP) Anthony Snoddy was first to climb the 18-foot ladder.  The Houston Chronicle reports the kid who found the tallest trees and front-flipped off buildings, Snoddy, 36, wasn't worried about the height. More...

Obituaries

ERIK CHAVEZ

SEBASTIAN, TX - Erik Chavez, 39, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at his residence in Sebastian, TX. He was born on June 13, 1979 in Edinburg, TX to Diego Chavez and Elia Rivas.  More...

RICARDO JAVIER PATINA, II

RAYMONDVILLE, TX - Ricardo Javier Patina II, 30, entered into eternal rest on Monday, December 31, 2018 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. More...

JUANA GUERRA

LYFORD, TX - Juana Guerra, 59, of Lyford, Texas entered into rest on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Valley Baptist Medical Center.  She was born on June 5, 1959 in Mexico, daughter of Antonio and Juana (Mendoza) Casillas.  More...

Legals

LYFORD CISD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE 2017-2018 DISTRICT TEXAS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE REPORT

The District’s 2017-2018 Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) will be presented in accordance with the State Accountability System guidelines. The TAPR Report will address student performance and other related district information. More...

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