STISD students take flight at aviation camp

HARLINGEN — Pilot Terry Barbee guided 16-year-old Joaquin Garcia around the white, 3,600-pound Bonanza A36 as he inspected the aircraft here at Sun Valley...

Six arrested in attempted murder case

Hidalgo County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested six men in connection with an attempted murder and car chase that began in Lopezville and ended in...

In Memoriam

Over 100 Mercedes residents gathered downtown to observe Memorial Day on Monday, May 31, 2019. The ceremony included a 21-gun salute by the McAllen Police...

Mercedes ISD taps Sharyland administrator for super

The Mercedes school board approved Carolyn Mendiola as the lone finalist for superintendent during a special meeting last Tuesday. The board has been conducting the...

Former migrant detention workers accused of bribery

Three former detention facility officials accused of taking bribes will temporarily remain in custody after making a first appearance in federal court last Thursday...

Weslaco bribery case designated ‘complex’

McALLEN — A federal judge sided with government prosecutors last Wednesday by designating the Weslaco bribery case “complex.” As a result, federal prosecutors now...

San Juan candidate files TRO against incumbent opponent

A judge granted a temporary restraining order against Place 5 San Juan City Commissioner Pete Garcia on Tuesday after his political opponent alleged that...

Good showing at Mercedes polls

With only seven days to cast their ballots during early voting, Mercedes residents have been making their voices known in the June 8 runoff...

Weslaco Housing Authority under scrutiny

The Weslaco Housing Authority may be on the hook to repay over $100,000 to the federal government after an audit found it had improperly...

El Salvadorian man dies in CBP custody

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials confirmed Sunday the death of an El Salvadorian man after his apprehension near Roma, according a statement from...