County leaders break ground on drainage project

WESLACO—Hidalgo County leaders and Weslaco officials gathered on the north side of town Wednesday to break ground on a $10.6 million drainage improvement project...

EEISD cancels bond election

By unanimous vote, and without much fanfare, the Edcouch-Elsa school board of trustees last Wednesday chose to cancel a $24.2 million bond election that...

Migrant tent facility returning to Donna

U.S. Customs and Border Protection last week awarded a contract for the construction of a tent holding facility for families and unaccompanied minors at...

4 accused in Weslaco bribery scheme plead not guilty

McALLEN — Four of the defendants in the Weslaco bribery scheme pleaded not guilty here Thursday afternoon to allegations that they participated in a plot to...

Weslaco accepts Tafolla’s resignation, preps for July election

In a moment so quick one nearly could have missed it by blinking, the Weslaco City Commission voted unanimously to accept the resignation of...

Elsa city manager accused of using position to intimidate political rival

New details have emerged in the arrest of Edcouch-Elsa school board trustee and Elsa City Manager Juan Jose Ybarra, who was taken into custody...

More charges in water plant bribery scheme

High-profile individuals arrested by federal authorities over the past few weeks now face additional charges related to an alleged bribery scheme involving the Weslaco...

Early voting begins Monday

Several Mid-Valley communities are set to begin early voting Monday, as voters decide on municipal, school board, charter amendment and bond elections. Early voting begins...

Officials break ground on $1.3 million fire, EMS station

Weslaco city leaders and first responders from across Hidalgo County gathered together on the city’s north side Thursday to break ground on what will...

Jimenez sworn in as Progreso municipal judge

The city of Progreso welcomed a new municipal court judge with the swearing in of Orlando “O.J.” Jimenez last Wednesday. Progreso City Secretary Lizett Villarreal...