Lawmakers question FEMA’s flood damage assessment

U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz joined local congressmen last week in again requesting additional information about the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision...

Weslaco to begin construction on new fire station

After an eight month delay, construction on the first fire station on Weslaco’s northside could begin next month. The Weslaco City Commission approved a change...

Edinburg resident demands mayor resign, Molina responds

EDINBURG — A local resident wants Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina to step down after being arrested late last month on voter fraud charges in...

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...

Creator of Texas 1015 onion remembered for his contributions

Leonard Pike, the creator of the Texas 1015 supersweet onion and a well-known agricultural research scientist who worked in the Rio Grande Valley, died...

Weslaco explores next steps in wake of Tafolla guilty plea

Weslaco city leaders are looking into what’s next for the city commission after District 4 City Commissioner Jerry Tafolla pleaded guilty to federal bribery...

State reports warned of Mercedes ISD financial struggles since 2015

State reports show that the Mercedes school district had since 2015 been warned of a financial shift that has now led to as many...

Mercedes names former Brownsville city attorney as new legal counsel

The Mercedes City Commission named former city of Brownsville’s longtime attorney Mark Sossi as its new legal counsel on Tuesday. The city issued request for...

4 accused in Weslaco bribery scheme plead not guilty

McALLEN — Four of the defendants in the Weslaco bribery scheme pleaded not guilty here Thursday afternoon to allegations that they participated in a plot to...

Weslaco, Donna canvass elections, Mercedes schedules runoff

WESLACO — The Weslaco City Commission canvassed the results of Saturday’s $10 million bond election and officially set the date for a special election...