Lost lawsuit cost Edcouch $26,000 for attorneys

The city of Edcouch paid $26,000 to attorneys involved in a lawsuit Alderman Joel Segura filed after Election Day in November 2018, when the...

Mercedes emergency dispatch relocating to Weslaco

The city of Mercedes plans to move its police and fire department dispatchers to the Mid-Valley Regional Communications Center in Weslaco within the next...

Weslaco to begin construction on new fire station

After an eight month delay, construction on the first fire station on Weslaco’s northside could begin next month. The Weslaco City Commission approved a change...

Weslaco hires former Edinburg city secretary

The Weslaco City Commission last month selected a city secretary to fill the role left vacant in October. Upon City Manager Mike Perez’s recommendation, the...

Donna ISD to launch early college high school

The Texas Education Agency this week approved Donna Independent School District’s plan to open an early college high school as soon as the start...

Weslaco seeks 3-cent tax hike for drainage

The Weslaco City Commission this month unanimously approved an ordinance calling for a bond election to be held in May. Weslaco voters will decide whether...

Four vying for Place 4 in Mercedes City Commission

A woman who regularly attends and livestreams Mercedes City Commission meetings last week filed to run for a seat held by a four-term incumbent. Velda...

Edcouch police chief candid on career amid departure

Without knowing which department he might lead next, Edcouch Police Chief Eloy Cardenas submitted his resignation last month. Cardenas led the Edcouch Police Department for...

Mercedes names former Brownsville city attorney as new legal counsel

The Mercedes City Commission named former city of Brownsville’s longtime attorney Mark Sossi as its new legal counsel on Tuesday. The city issued request for...

2-term Mercedes commissioner not seeking re-election

Mercedes City Commissioner James Howard Wade Jr. did not submit paperwork by Friday’s deadline to run for re-election this spring. When asked if he would...