Former Edcouch city manager arrested

Two former Edcouch city employees are facing charges in connection with an ongoing investigation into irregularities at city’s water department. Former interim City Manager Eduardo...

ONE YEAR LATER

One year ago this week, the Rio Grande Valley suffered a torrential onslaught the likes of which are not normally seen outside a hurricane. The...

FBI arrests La Joya Housing Authority official for bribery

FBI spokeswoman Michelle Lee confirmed Monday morning the arrest of the La Joya Housing Authority’s vice chairwoman, Sylvia Garces Valdez, after a joint investigation...

New waivers would expedite border wall construction in RGV

A month after the last set, the Trump administration issued a new set of waivers last Thursday for between 60 and 80 miles of...

La Villa detention center employees under federal indictment

Five employees of the East Hidalgo Detention Center in La Villa are facing federal charges ranging from bribery to the sexual abuse of inmates....

City to revise master plan, restrategize debt load

WESLACO — City leaders here are looking at making some changes in the coming months with the aim of guiding the continued development of...

High-ranking Defense Department official tours Donna border wall

McALLEN — The man in charge of managing the U.S. Department of Defense’s budget arrived last Monday morning to tour the ongoing construction of...

Donna taps former school super as assistant city manager

The Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge director began taking on additional duties last week as assistant city manager. The Donna City Council named bridge Director Jesus...

RGC judge pleads guilty in Weslaco water plant bribery case

BY BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER Rio Grande City Municipal Judge Leonel Lopez Jr. pleaded guilty last week to a bribery charge in connection with...

Uncertainty reigns as Weslaco bond election looms

Cataclysm hit Weslaco in mid-June 2018 as inches upon inches of rain deluged a city that was still attempting to recover from a catastrophic...