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...

Novel tech gives new understanding to water resources

MERCEDES — Water. It’s an abundant resource that impacts everything we do and with which we are all intimately familiar. But, just how much...

STISD students take flight at aviation camp

HARLINGEN — Pilot Terry Barbee guided 16-year-old Joaquin Garcia around the white, 3,600-pound Bonanza A36 as he inspected the aircraft here at Sun Valley...

Duty-free shop to open at Donna-Rio Bravo Intl.Bridge

The Donna City Commission joined an international business owner Tuesday evening for a groundbreaking ceremony marking the construction of a duty-free store near the...

Ebarb sets personal, Valley records at Region IV meet

SAN ANTONIO — Weslaco High girls track coach Pablo Almaguer described runner Amity Ebarb as a special athlete that only comes around once in...

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...

‘State of the border’: New RGV chief patrol agent holds agency’s inaugural address

MISSION — U.S. Border Patrol’s new chief patrol agent for the Rio Grande Valley sector used the agency’s first state of the border address...

Progreso woman dies in two-car accident Monday

A two-vehicle accident led to the death of a woman in Progreso Monday morning. According to Progreso Chief of Police Alberto Rodriguez, the woman was...

Mercedes city attorney resigns after 14-year tenure

The Mercedes City Commission accepted longtime City Attorney Juan Molina’s resignation during a special meeting Tuesday. “It seemed like a good time to pivot ......

Trooper who was shot while on duty out of ICU

A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper who was shot while responding to a crash in early April continues to recover, according to a...