Weslaco teacher charged with improper relationship

A Weslaco High School teacher is on administrative leave after being charged with having an improper relationship with a former student. Tomas Perez, 37, was...

Weslaco, Donna canvass elections, Mercedes schedules runoff

WESLACO — The Weslaco City Commission canvassed the results of Saturday’s $10 million bond election and officially set the date for a special election...

Voters approve Weslaco drainage bond, nix Donna charter amendments

Voters in Weslaco and Donna weren’t choosing representatives on their respective city commissions this May, but they were tasked with making their voices heard...

Questions abound over $10K Donna commitment to McAllen

A Donna city councilman is raising concerns after the city pledged $10,000 to the city of McAllen to promote public safety in regards to...

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....

La Villa candidates to contest results

Three seats on the La Villa Board of Aldermen were up for grabs in Saturday’s municipal election — each with an incumbent and a...

Donna tent facility reopens

DONNA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have unveiled the tent facility here that’s designed to accommodate asylum-seekers who, upon arriving at the...

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...

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...

Trooper’s condition improving after April shooting in Edinburg

EDINBURG — The family of a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper who was shot in the head while responding to a crash last...