Progreso ISD unveils $3M tech building

PROGRESO — The Progreso Independent School District held a ribbon cutting ceremony for an over $3 million technology building here last week. After more than...

Resignation automatic for judge who pleaded guilty to Weslaco water plant bribery

BY BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER Following his guilty plea to federal bribery charges, Rio Grande City Municipal Judge Leo Lopez Jr. will not be...

Trooper Sanchez dies after surgery

BY MARK REAGAN AND MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ STAFF WRITERS Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Moises Sanchez died Saturday following complications from surgery last week stemming from gunshot...

Donna ISD to launch early college high school

The Texas Education Agency this week approved Donna Independent School District’s plan to open an early college high school as soon as the start...

Collective clout: Valley leaders pull together for regional needs at Capitol

BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — Representatives of the Rio Grande Valley descended upon the state capitol on Tuesday, bringing with them the region’s...

Ebarb ready to lead Lady Panthers cross country team

WESLACO — Amity Ebarb’s goal this season is to win the District 31-6A title, regional title and make it to the state cross country...

Donna ISD leaders planning for the future

DONNA — School district administrators and community members here shared ideas in the district board room recently to improve Donna schools. It’s part of...

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...

Weslaco officials hold bond election info session

WESLACO — City leaders here are hoping voters will make their voices heard at the ballot box this May and approve a $10 million...

The Great June Flood, Part 1

THE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY One year after the devastation left in the wake of what the National Weather Service dubbed the Great June Flood of 2018...