Dina Arévalo

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Dina Arévalo is the editor of the Mid-Valley Town Crier and covers Weslaco, Donna, Mercedes Progreso and the Delta area for the Crier and for The Monitor. She can be reached at darevalo@mvtcnews.com or (956) 683-4441.

Temporary setback: Mercedes recall effort hits snag

MERCEDES — An effort by citizen activists to recall two members of the Mercedes City Commission hit a snag here last Friday after the...

Edcouch snags $1 million park grant

EDCOUCH — City leaders here were ecstatic to announce a $1 million grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department that will go toward...

Ballot battle: Constitutional amendment would permanently fund state parks

WESLACO — A white peacock butterfly alights on the delicate lavender-colored blossoms of a Gregg’s mistflower bush growing in a tangle with Turk’s cap...

Weslaco bribery trial delayed until 2020

The federal criminal trial against three men accused of participating in a bribery scheme related to the $38.5 million rehabilitation of Weslaco’s water treatment...

Progreso ex-cop gets $30K bond, faces 30 years to life

A former Progreso police officer charged with violating the civil rights of two people in his custody was set to be released on a...

Appeals court to decide fate of Port Isabel ex-city manager

EDINBURG — Whether or not former Port Isabel City Manager Edward Meza can continue to pursue the severance package he says he’s owed after...

Progreso ex-officer held on federal charges

A former Progreso police officer accused of sexually assaulting two people while they were in custody is facing new charges in federal court. Matthew Lee...

Two vie for mayor in Weslaco

Two men are seeking to become Weslaco’s next mayor as early voting kicked off Monday in the Mid-Valley. Incumbent David Suarez, who was first elected...

Three seats up for grabs in Edcouch

Three seats on the Edcouch City Council are up for a vote in the upcoming November election, with early voting now underway since Monday. For...

McAllen hotelier remains out on bond

McALLEN — McAllen hotelier Sunil Wadhwani remains out on bond after an arraignment here in federal court Oct. 15. Wadhwani appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge...