FEMA disaster recovery center now open in La Villa

LA VILLA — A month to the day after a torrential rainstorm began to batter eastern Hidalgo County, causing millions of dollars in flood...

Weslaco sets runoff date for commission seat

WESLACO — The Weslaco City Commission last Tuesday canvassed the results of last week’s special election to fill the unexpired term of the District...

Donna refinances 2009 debt

DONNA — It’s a borrowers’ market right now, and as such, Donna city leaders are taking advantage of low interest rates to refinance some...

Proposed SNAP changes would cut benefits to thousands of Valley residents

Proposed changes to who qualifies for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, benefits could affect Rio Grande Valley residents who rely on the program...

Edcouch-Elsa computer sales probe intensifies

EDCOUCH — The Edcouch-Elsa school district Wednesday addressed the auction of computers with sensitive information, anticipating action such as reprimanding and possibly terminating those...

Edcouch-Elsa ISD approves pay raises

EDCOUCH — The Edcouch- Elsa school board last week approved pay raises for employees, with priority given to teachers who have more than five...

Texas jobless rate drops, Valley’s drifts upward

HARLINGEN — The Texas economy added 45,000 jobs in June to set another employment record, with the jobless rate dropping to 3.4% from 3.5%,...

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...

Weslaco District 4 election headed to runoff

WESLACO — The race to fill the District 4 seat on the Weslaco City Commission continues as none of the four candidates earned the...

Progreso ex-cop faces new charges after more victims uncovered

New charges have been filed against the former Progreso police officer and Hidalgo County jailer accused of sexually assaulting a person in custody. Matthew Lee...