Weslaco commission mulls amending charter to include term limits, redistricting

WESLACO — The Weslaco City Commission is considering amending the city charter to add term limits for elected officials, as well as to redefine...

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...

Hotelier sticks with lawyer after government alleges conflict

McALLEN — “Give him a chance.” Thus implored McAllen hotelier Sunil Wadhwani of U.S. District Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa during a status conference held in...

Police make arrest in Whataburger robbery

The Elsa Police Department has made an arrest in a fast food robbery made at gunpoint, according to an agency news release issued last...

Weslaco man faces child porn charges

McALLEN — The arrest of a Weslaco man led federal agents to a Pharr man accused of receiving and distributing child pornography, records show. Vincent...

Filmmaker with Valley roots excels with ‘Tejano’

BY ELSA CAVAZOS STAFF WRITER HARLINGEN — David Blue Garcia remembers growing up surrounded by corn fields and around farmland near La Feria. Having no close neighbors...

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...

SaberCats take down Weslaco High with 3-point barrage

EDINBURG — The Edinburg Vela SaberCats were feeling it from deep during their District 31-6A opener against Weslaco High last Friday. After a scoring burst...

McAllen Memorial tops Donna North at soccer showcase

McALLEN — Viviana Cruz connected with Andrea Santana on an over-the-top pass and Santana followed with a goal to set the tone for McAllen...

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...