Precinct 1, Weslaco field concerns over drainage progress

WESLACO — Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1, Hidalgo County and the city of Weslaco fielded concerns at a drainage project meeting Saturday morning. The...

Weslaco task force proposes $89.7M in drainage improvements

The Weslaco City Commission may soon decide how it will pay for at least a portion of the $89.7 million price tag on eight...

Lift off: Starship Hopper hops, achieves milestone

SpaceX’s first untethered launch of its Starhopper prototype at Boca Chica Beach late last Thursday was an important milestone for the company and development...

‘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...

Texas Rangers lead investigation of DPS trooper, police shooting

EDINBURG — A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper who was shot Saturday night remains hospitalized, Edinburg Police Chief Cesar Torres said Monday. The chief...

Edcouch-Elsa ISD may renovate old middle school into fine arts academy

EDCOUCH — The Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District may spend up to $350,000 for the creation of a fine arts academy that would incorporate various...

GLO seeks input on $4B in HUD funds slated for flood mitigation

WESLACO — With Texas slated to receive just over $4 billion to fund flood mitigation projects, representatives from the Texas General Land Office have...

Mumps case reported at Weslaco East High School

Weslaco ISD officials have reported that a case of the mumps was confirmed last Tuesday at Weslaco East High School, according to a statement...

Arévalo named new editor of MVTC

The Mid-Valley Town Crier has hired Dina Arévalo, a seasoned journalist from the Rio Grande Valley, to helm its news operation as editor. Arévalo has a bachelor’s...

DENIED: Court rejects Mercedes commissioner’s injunction

EDINBURG — The threat of removal from office yet hangs over the head of an embattled Mercedes city commissioner after a judge on Monday...