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Rowe edges Mercedes in come-from-behind win

BY ANDREW McCULLOCH McALLEN — Rolling out and retreating backward, quarterback Jonas Ortiz scanned the field frantically looking for an open receiver. As multiple Mercedes...

Progreso boys win Mercedes Invitational

BY STEFAN MODRICH MERCEDES — The Progreso boys had two key slots open in their varsity lineup due to injury ahead of their race in...

Weslaco man killed in Saturday night wreck

Weslaco resident Horacio Reyes, 27, was killed in a rollover car crash Saturday evening in Weslaco, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety...

Trooper Sanchez dies after surgery

BY MARK REAGAN AND MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ STAFF WRITERS Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Moises Sanchez died Saturday following complications from surgery last week stemming from gunshot...

FBI arrests La Joya Housing Authority official for bribery

FBI spokeswoman Michelle Lee confirmed Monday morning the arrest of the La Joya Housing Authority’s vice chairwoman, Sylvia Garces Valdez, after a joint investigation...

Abbott appoints Hidalgo County sheriff to Domestic Terrorism Task Force

Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra has been selected as one of 18 members to join a new Domestic Terrorism Task Force, Gov. Greg...

Census staff begin canvassing operations in RGV

McALLEN — The first major field operation of the 2020 Census began Sunday in the Rio Grande Valley. The U.S. Census Bureau began canvassing addresses...

ONE YEAR LATER

One year ago this week, the Rio Grande Valley suffered a torrential onslaught the likes of which are not normally seen outside a hurricane. The...

Trooper Sanchez’s condition improves; takes steps

State Trooper Moises Sanchez, who was shot while on duty April 6, severely injured and feared dead by a shocked Rio Grande Valley community,...

All Valley Sports Awards Banquet slated for June 13

Lone Star National Bank and DHR Health will be presenting co-sponsors for this year’s 2019 All Valley Sports Awards Banquet on June 13 at...