Panthers crush Memorial in last-minute tie-breaker

BY ANDREW McCULLOCH STAFF WRITER McALLEN — With time winding down in the fourth quarter of a pivotal playoff matchup, Weslaco High senior quarterback Jacob Cavazos...

Donna giving McAllen $10K for migrants

DONNA — In a gesture that came as a surprise to McAllen city leaders, the Donna City Commission voted unanimously Tuesday evening to give...

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...

Tafolla to resign from Weslaco City Commission

Weslaco Commissioner Gerardo “Jerry” Tafolla, who pleaded guilty to bribery Monday, has decided to step down from his District 4 seat, effective immediately. In a...

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...

Former Donna Public Works director arrested

A former city of Donna employee has been arrested three years after an internal investigation led to the issuance of a warrant for his...

Nifu Nifa no más: After nearly 50 years in radio, Hugo de la Cruz...

PHARR — With the characteristic warm buzz of its analog-recorded roots, the sound of a marching band begins to fill the air. Soon, a...

Donna fire chief resigns

DONNA — Fire Chief Cesario “Cesar” Araguz has resigned, effective last week, city officials confirmed here shortly after a special city council meeting last...

Collective clout: Valley leaders pull together for regional needs at Capitol

BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — Representatives of the Rio Grande Valley descended upon the state capitol on Tuesday, bringing with them the region’s...

Mercedes emergency dispatch relocating to Weslaco

The city of Mercedes plans to move its police and fire department dispatchers to the Mid-Valley Regional Communications Center in Weslaco within the next...