Mercedes commissioner draws two challengers

Two Mercedes residents, who consistently attend city commission meetings, filed necessary paperwork to challenge Commissioner Ruben “Chano” Guajardo for his seat in the upcoming...

Lost lawsuit cost Edcouch $26,000 for attorneys

The city of Edcouch paid $26,000 to attorneys involved in a lawsuit Alderman Joel Segura filed after Election Day in November 2018, when the...

Donna ISD tops state ranking in providing meals to low-income students

The Donna school district topped the Texas School Food Rankings for providing daily meals to low-income students. Children At Risk, a nonprofit organization that informs...

Donna celebrates Chisholm Trail Festival despite chilly weather

A. COLLEEN DEGUZMAN | STAFF WRITER DONNA — Although Saturday’s cold and relentless drizzle put a damper on the annual Chisholm Trail Festival here, local...

Progreso woman dies in two-car accident Monday

A two-vehicle accident led to the death of a woman in Progreso Monday morning. According to Progreso Chief of Police Alberto Rodriguez, the woman was...

One clear winner, one runoff in Mercedes

The results are in — sort of — for the Mercedes, where eight candidates were vying for just two slots on the city commission....

Four vying for Place 4 in Mercedes City Commission

A woman who regularly attends and livestreams Mercedes City Commission meetings last week filed to run for a seat held by a four-term incumbent. Velda...

Weslaco accepts Tafolla’s resignation, preps for July election

In a moment so quick one nearly could have missed it by blinking, the Weslaco City Commission voted unanimously to accept the resignation of...

Novel tech gives new understanding to water resources

MERCEDES — Water. It’s an abundant resource that impacts everything we do and with which we are all intimately familiar. But, just how much...

Weslaco schedules drainage town hall for Thursday

The city of Weslaco scheduled a town hall meeting for Thursday afternoon to update community members about proposed drainage projects. The Weslaco citizens drainage task...