Mercedes commissioner draws two challengers

Two Mercedes residents, who consistently attend city commission meetings, filed necessary paperwork to challenge Commissioner Ruben “Chano” Guajardo for his seat in the upcoming...

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...

Lost lawsuit cost Edcouch $26,000 for attorneys

The city of Edcouch paid $26,000 to attorneys involved in a lawsuit Alderman Joel Segura filed after Election Day in November 2018, when the...

Weslaco hires former Edinburg city secretary

The Weslaco City Commission last month selected a city secretary to fill the role left vacant in October. Upon City Manager Mike Perez’s recommendation, the...

Clergy ‘credibly accused’ of sexual abuse served in 42 RGV parishes

The Catholic Diocese of Brownsville on Thursday released its list of child sexual abuse by 13 priests and a deacon, who were assigned to...

Donna celebrates Chisholm Trail Festival despite chilly weather

A. COLLEEN DEGUZMAN | STAFF WRITER DONNA — Although Saturday’s cold and relentless drizzle put a damper on the annual Chisholm Trail Festival here, local...

Mid-Valley Unofficial Election Results

The following are the unofficial election results for elections in Weslaco, Mercedes, Donna and La Villa. An (i) denotes an incumbent in city commission or...

Weslaco businessman pleads not guilty to bribery scheme

McALLEN — Ricardo “Rick” Quintanilla, a Weslaco businessman accused of playing a role in a bribery scheme related to construction of the city’s water...

Medical mission: Ambulance bus versatile in its capabilities

WESLACO — It’s been used to evacuate a hospital during Hurricane Harvey, served as a refuge for law enforcement officers to cool down in...

Former Donna Public Works director arrested

A former city of Donna employee has been arrested three years after an internal investigation led to the issuance of a warrant for his...