Five ex-detention center staffers plead not guilty to fed charges

McALLEN — Five men and women facing federal charges of bribery — and in one instance, sexual abuse of an inmate — have pleaded...

San Juan candidate responds to TRO

One week after his political opponent filed a temporary restraining order against him alleging defamation, Place 5 San Juan City Commissioner Pete Garcia filed...

Good showing at Mercedes polls

With only seven days to cast their ballots during early voting, Mercedes residents have been making their voices known in the June 8 runoff...

Edcouch-Elsa ISD may renovate old middle school into fine arts academy

EDCOUCH — The Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District may spend up to $350,000 for the creation of a fine arts academy that would incorporate various...

Mission police officer killed in line of duty

MISSION — During a tearful news conference, flanked by law enforcement officers from several agencies throughout the Rio Grande Valley, Mission Police Chief Robert...

Construction work on private border wall remains halted

McALLEN — Construction efforts on a 3.5 mile stretch of private border wall south of Mission will remain delayed at least through most of...

STISD students take flight at aviation camp

HARLINGEN — Pilot Terry Barbee guided 16-year-old Joaquin Garcia around the white, 3,600-pound Bonanza A36 as he inspected the aircraft here at Sun Valley...

2019 IN REVIEW: Looking back at the top 5 story makers of the year

From acts of God to acts of greed, small town heroes whose legends tower like the shadow of a giant, to national news made...

EEISD cancels bond election

By unanimous vote, and without much fanfare, the Edcouch-Elsa school board of trustees last Wednesday chose to cancel a $24.2 million bond election that...

Lady Chargers, Yellowjacket boys win district cross country

BY STEFAN MODRICH STAFF WRITER The Brownsville Veterans Memorial Lady Chargers cross country team won its first ever District 32-5A title and the Edcouch-Elsa boys also...