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...

Mercedes approves balanced budget

MERCEDES — After weeks of budget workshops, the Mercedes City Commission on Saturday morning passed a balanced budget with an $11.5 million general fund. “I...

Long way to go for full service commercial truck traffic at Anzalduas Bridge

McALLEN — Mayor Jim Darling stared into the distance and shook his head. He took off his glasses and rubbed his face. A city engineer...

GLO seeks input on $4B in HUD funds slated for flood mitigation

WESLACO — With Texas slated to receive just over $4 billion to fund flood mitigation projects, representatives from the Texas General Land Office have...

Tigers, Red Ants collide at track and field dual

MERCEDES — The heat was on soon after the sound of the starting gun at the Mercedes track and field dual meet against Progreso. The...

Sheriff: Violent crime down by 15 percent in Hidalgo County

EDINBURG — Violent crime in the county declined 15 percent in 2018 from the previous year, according to data Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. “Eddie”...