Stemming the tide: Sen. Cornyn gets first-hand look at RGV’s flood control efforts

Sen. John Cornyn spent the first leg of his Rio Grande Valley trip Oct. 14 touring regional flood control projects that are currently under...

Progreso ex-officer held on federal charges

A former Progreso police officer accused of sexually assaulting two people while they were in custody is facing new charges in federal court. Matthew Lee...

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...

Three seats up for grabs in Edcouch

Three seats on the Edcouch City Council are up for a vote in the upcoming November election, with early voting now underway since Monday. For...

The case for Prop 8: State constitutional amendment would fund flood control efforts

EDINBURG — Elected officials here are asking residents to vote in favor of Proposition 8, a state constitutional amendment that would appropriate almost a...

McAllen hotelier remains out on bond

McALLEN — McAllen hotelier Sunil Wadhwani remains out on bond after an arraignment here in federal court Oct. 15. Wadhwani appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge...

Lady Chargers, Yellowjacket boys win district cross country

BY STEFAN MODRICH STAFF WRITER The Brownsville Veterans Memorial Lady Chargers cross country team won its first ever District 32-5A title and the Edcouch-Elsa boys also...

Cotton exporter, NAFTA’s future in South Texas among senator’s focus

WESLACO — Fielding requests for assistance from international trade officials in the Rio Grande Valley last week, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn toured a large...

Making connections

McALLEN — On the same day a Weslaco businessman appeared in federal court to face charges that he participated in a bribery scheme with...

STC launches brewery apprenticeship program

South Texas College said 38% of Americans call beer their preferred post-work wind down. Now, STC students can learn how to brew it. Thanks to...