Donna fire chief resigns

DONNA — Fire Chief Cesario “Cesar” Araguz has resigned, effective last week, city officials confirmed here shortly after a special city council meeting last...

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...

Trooper Sanchez’s condition improves; takes steps

State Trooper Moises Sanchez, who was shot while on duty April 6, severely injured and feared dead by a shocked Rio Grande Valley community,...

Gov. Abbott signs Valley MPO merger

In a historic moment for the Rio Grande Valley, Gov. Greg Abbott signed the last remaining open signature line on the merger documents of...

Victorious: Gomez defeats Guajardo in Mercedes

MERCEDES — Former Mercedes Commissioner Jose Gomez is former no longer. Originally part of a four-way race for Place 4 on the Mercedes City Commission...

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...

Weslaco residents get first look at candidates

WESLACO — On Saturday, residents here got their first look at the candidates vying to fill Place 4 on the Weslaco City Commission thanks...

Mercedes schools cut work days for some to save funds

MERCEDES — Mercedes school board trustees approved reducing the days worked for some district employees in a 5-2 vote during a board meeting last...

San Juan candidate responds to TRO

One week after his political opponent filed a temporary restraining order against him alleging defamation, Place 5 San Juan City Commissioner Pete Garcia filed...

Border issues

For the first time in years, the United States government has filed land condemnation cases against the owners of two properties in Cameron County. In...