Former Cameron County Sheriff Conrado Cantu out of prison

He started as a Cameron County constable who became widely popular. With his catchphrase “Animo,” or move forward, the charismatic and popular constable won election as...

Man arrested for sexual assault, escapes custody

PROGRESO — A man under arrest for sexual assault escaped from police custody here and fled to Mexico earlier this month. Adrian Edwardo Garcia, 26,...

Donna ISD earns first TWC grant; 2 other area districts also awarded

  DANYA PEREZ-HERNANDEZ | STAFF WRITER DONNA — More than $760,000 in grants by the Texas Workforce Commission were awarded to Rio Grande Valley school districts. For Donna,...

Weslaco schedules drainage town hall for Thursday

The city of Weslaco scheduled a town hall meeting for Thursday afternoon to update community members about proposed drainage projects. The Weslaco citizens drainage task...

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...

School financial integrity ratings released

School districts across the Rio Grande Valley either saw significant progress, regression or simply maintained their financial rating in the Financial Integrity Rating System...

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...

Early voting in Weslaco runoff ongoing

Early voting by personal appearance continues this week in the special election runoff for Weslaco’s District 4 city commission seat. Voting began last Monday, with 103...

Four candidates emerge in Weslaco election

Four men have tossed their names in the hat for the upcoming election to find a new District 4 Weslaco City Commissioner. With only one...

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...