Mercedes launches trash dump site for residents

The city of Mercedes reopened a trash collection site last week for residents to dump bulky items. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality approved the...

Elsa city manager accused of using position to intimidate political rival

New details have emerged in the arrest of Edcouch-Elsa school board trustee and Elsa City Manager Juan Jose Ybarra, who was taken into custody...

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...