Motorcyclist gets 11 years for fatal crash

A Cameron County jury decided a motorcyclist who struck and killed a Port Isabel woman during a Spring Break accident will spend 11 years...

‘Speaking with one voice’: Area transportation concerns relayed to top officials

McALLEN — In April, J. Bruce Bugg Jr. gaveled in the state’s transportation commission with a wide smile. “I can’t tell you how delighted I...

Michael Salinas named TAMUK head coach

Former Edinburg Vela and Weslaco High head coach Michael Salinas was announced as the next head football coach at Texas A&M University-Kingsville on Friday,...

Island plays host to Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo

BY ALANA HERNANDEZ STAFF WRITER SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Nature enthusiasts will soon be able to venture into this coastal area and listen to an array...

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...

Red Ants clinch regional semi-final win, play Region IV championship tomorrow

McALLEN — Wins in the regional tournament don’t come easy. Even though Progreso has won seven matches in a row during the past four...

Mercedes ISD may cut 30 jobs to offset decline

Mercedes ISD may cut about 30 positions from the school district to address declining general revenue and a decreasing fund balance, interim Superintendent Maria...

Edcouch server hit by ransomware

EDCOUCH — City officials confirmed last week that the city’s computer server was infi ltrated by hackers and held for ransom in the form...

Officials break ground on Precinct 1 substation

WESLACO — More than a year after devastating rains damaged and forced the closure of Hidalgo County Precinct 1 offices, officials here broke ground...

Appeals court to decide fate of Port Isabel ex-city manager

EDINBURG — Whether or not former Port Isabel City Manager Edward Meza can continue to pursue the severance package he says he’s owed after...