Mercedes schools cut work days for some to save funds

MERCEDES — Mercedes school board trustees approved reducing the days worked for some district employees in a 5-2 vote during a board meeting last...

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...

Border issues

For the first time in years, the United States government has filed land condemnation cases against the owners of two properties in Cameron County. In...

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...

Six arrested in attempted murder case

Hidalgo County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested six men in connection with an attempted murder and car chase that began in Lopezville and ended in...

In Memoriam

Over 100 Mercedes residents gathered downtown to observe Memorial Day on Monday, May 31, 2019. The ceremony included a 21-gun salute by the McAllen Police...

Mercedes ISD taps Sharyland administrator for super

The Mercedes school board approved Carolyn Mendiola as the lone finalist for superintendent during a special meeting last Tuesday. The board has been conducting the...

Former migrant detention workers accused of bribery

Three former detention facility officials accused of taking bribes will temporarily remain in custody after making a first appearance in federal court last Thursday...

Weslaco bribery case designated ‘complex’

McALLEN — A federal judge sided with government prosecutors last Wednesday by designating the Weslaco bribery case “complex.” As a result, federal prosecutors now...

San Juan candidate files TRO against incumbent opponent

A judge granted a temporary restraining order against Place 5 San Juan City Commissioner Pete Garcia on Tuesday after his political opponent alleged that...