The Great June Flood, Part 1

THE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY One year after the devastation left in the wake of what the National Weather Service dubbed the Great June Flood of 2018...

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...

Progreso woman dies in two-car accident Monday

A two-vehicle accident led to the death of a woman in Progreso Monday morning. According to Progreso Chief of Police Alberto Rodriguez, the woman was...

Donna refinances 2009 debt

DONNA — It’s a borrowers’ market right now, and as such, Donna city leaders are taking advantage of low interest rates to refinance some...

Donna fire chief resigns

DONNA — Fire Chief Cesario “Cesar” Araguz has resigned, effective last week, city officials confirmed here shortly after a special city council meeting last...

HUD approves $46M for 2018 flood relief

The skies opened up in South Texas last Tuesday at about the same time the federal government announced $46.4 million in grant funding for...

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...

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...

Mercedes ISD may cut 30 jobs to offset decline

Mercedes ISD may cut about 30 positions from the school district to address declining general revenue and a decreasing fund balance, interim Superintendent Maria...

Underage woman charged with intoxication manslaughter

PROGRESO — An Alamo woman was released from custody Thursday after police say the car she was driving collided with another vehicle here, killing...