Officials praise, propose tweaks to new NAFTA deal

Just days from the oneyear anniversary of the Canada, United States and Mexico leaders signing a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement, Congress had...

Three arrested in Weslaco doctor’s murder

WESLACO — Three men are facing murder charges in connection with the shooting and death of a prominent Weslaco doctor here last November. Weslaco Police...

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...

Migrant tent facility returning to Donna

U.S. Customs and Border Protection last week awarded a contract for the construction of a tent holding facility for families and unaccompanied minors at...

Medical mission: Ambulance bus versatile in its capabilities

WESLACO — It’s been used to evacuate a hospital during Hurricane Harvey, served as a refuge for law enforcement officers to cool down in...

Body recovered from Elsa canal ID’ed as Donna man

A body recovered from an irrigation canal north of Donna has tentatively been identified as that of a Donna man who went missing this...

Making the grade

McALLEN — The school district here welcomed its teachers, employees and students in a general assembly as they gathered in the McAllen Convention Center,...

Temporary setback: Mercedes recall effort hits snag

MERCEDES — An effort by citizen activists to recall two members of the Mercedes City Commission hit a snag here last Friday after the...

Valley newspapers to launch Citizen of the Year nominations

Residents of the Rio Grande Valley will again have the opportunity to nominate their Citizen of the Year, as the 2019 designation will be...

East’s Burget named coach of the year

WESLACO — Weslaco East head coach Mike Burget watched his plan unfold as the helmets and pads clattered during the third quarter of the...