RGC school board trustee removed after judge’s ruling

A judge temporarily suspended Rio Grande City school board Trustee Daniel J. Garcia from his position Monday, pending a trial on whether the removal...

Ballot battle: Constitutional amendment would permanently fund state parks

WESLACO — A white peacock butterfly alights on the delicate lavender-colored blossoms of a Gregg’s mistflower bush growing in a tangle with Turk’s cap...

Donna tent facility reopens

DONNA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have unveiled the tent facility here that’s designed to accommodate asylum-seekers who, upon arriving at the...

Mercedes launches trash dump site for residents

The city of Mercedes reopened a trash collection site last week for residents to dump bulky items. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality approved the...

Progreso ex-officer held on federal charges

A former Progreso police officer accused of sexually assaulting two people while they were in custody is facing new charges in federal court. Matthew Lee...

‘Dare to Prepare’

Even though hurricane season doesn’t officially begin until Saturday, forecasters have already seen the first named storm system form — albeit briefly — over...

‘Tele-health’ bridges gap between veteran and doctor

HARLINGEN — Veterans no longer have to drag themselves to an office or clinic when they’re ailing. Now, thanks to the VA Video Connect/Tele-Health System,...

WOLF AT THE WALL: New DHS acting secretary visits RGV, tours border wall

DONNA — The fifth person to lead the U.S. Department of Homeland Security since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017 was in...

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...

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...