Five ex-detention center staffers plead not guilty to fed charges

McALLEN — Five men and women facing federal charges of bribery — and in one instance, sexual abuse of an inmate — have pleaded...

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...

Edcouch police chief candid on career amid departure

Without knowing which department he might lead next, Edcouch Police Chief Eloy Cardenas submitted his resignation last month. Cardenas led the Edcouch Police Department for...

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...

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...

Time will start over for Mika Vento after signing

MERCEDES — One by one, each coach took their turn at the microphone. Exemplary student, great attitude and behavior, work ethic, commitment. All those words...

Building blocks: Feds, Fisher Industries agree to new border wall TRO terms

McALLEN — Just days after the federal government reached an agreement on new terms to a temporary restraining order against private border wall builders...

Ebarb ready to lead Lady Panthers cross country team

WESLACO — Amity Ebarb’s goal this season is to win the District 31-6A title, regional title and make it to the state cross country...

Feds detail multi-million dollar water plant bribery scheme entangling Weslaco officials

BY BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER Speculation over whether Weslaco city commissioners were involved in an alleged bribery scheme involving the city’s $38 million overhaul...

City to revise master plan, restrategize debt load

WESLACO — City leaders here are looking at making some changes in the coming months with the aim of guiding the continued development of...