Former Cameron County Sheriff Conrado Cantu out of prison

He started as a Cameron County constable who became widely popular. With his catchphrase “Animo,” or move forward, the charismatic and popular constable won election as...

Man arrested for sexual assault, escapes custody

PROGRESO — A man under arrest for sexual assault escaped from police custody here and fled to Mexico earlier this month. Adrian Edwardo Garcia, 26,...

Valley MPO names first executive director

WESLACO — Andrew Canon had just been named the first executive director of the Rio Grande Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization, and his bosses were...

Tangumas, Weslaco East top Mission in nail-biter

BY ANDREW McCULLOCH STAFF WRITER WESLACO — With the shot clock turned off, the Mission High Eagles inbounded the ball at midcourt with less than 20...

Museum to honor 1950s school for black children

SAN BENITO — For nearly 70 years, the old brick school has stood as a testament to one of the most painful periods in...

Donna ISD earns first TWC grant; 2 other area districts also awarded

  DANYA PEREZ-HERNANDEZ | STAFF WRITER DONNA — More than $760,000 in grants by the Texas Workforce Commission were awarded to Rio Grande Valley school districts. For Donna,...

Feds detail multi-million dollar water plant bribery scheme entangling Weslaco officials

BY BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER Speculation over whether Weslaco city commissioners were involved in an alleged bribery scheme involving the city’s $38 million overhaul...

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...

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...

Weslaco District 4 election headed to runoff

WESLACO — The race to fill the District 4 seat on the Weslaco City Commission continues as none of the four candidates earned the...