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.

Edcouch server hit by ransomware

EDCOUCH — City officials confirmed last week that the city’s computer server was infi ltrated by hackers and held for ransom in the form...

Weslaco residents get first look at candidates

WESLACO — On Saturday, residents here got their first look at the candidates vying to fill Place 4 on the Weslaco City Commission thanks...

San Juan candidate responds to TRO

One week after his political opponent filed a temporary restraining order against him alleging defamation, Place 5 San Juan City Commissioner Pete Garcia filed...

Six arrested in attempted murder case

Hidalgo County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested six men in connection with an attempted murder and car chase that began in Lopezville and ended in...

In Memoriam

Over 100 Mercedes residents gathered downtown to observe Memorial Day on Monday, May 31, 2019. The ceremony included a 21-gun salute by the McAllen Police...

Weslaco bribery case designated ‘complex’

McALLEN — A federal judge sided with government prosecutors last Wednesday by designating the Weslaco bribery case “complex.” As a result, federal prosecutors now...

San Juan candidate files TRO against incumbent opponent

A judge granted a temporary restraining order against Place 5 San Juan City Commissioner Pete Garcia on Tuesday after his political opponent alleged that...

Good showing at Mercedes polls

With only seven days to cast their ballots during early voting, Mercedes residents have been making their voices known in the June 8 runoff...

Weslaco Housing Authority under scrutiny

The Weslaco Housing Authority may be on the hook to repay over $100,000 to the federal government after an audit found it had improperly...

‘Dare to Prepare’

Even though hurricane season doesn’t officially begin until Saturday, forecasters have already seen the first named storm system form — albeit briefly — over...