Double homicide trial postponed for more tests

EDINBURG — A 25-year-old Mission man’s jury trial on accusations he shot two women to death during a drug deal gone wrong days before...

Former Monte Alto ISD employee files wrongful termination suit in federal court

A former employee is challenging his dismissal from the Monte Alto Independent School District, alleging he was wrongfully terminated by the district for “perceived...

Census staff begin canvassing operations in RGV

McALLEN — The first major field operation of the 2020 Census began Sunday in the Rio Grande Valley. The U.S. Census Bureau began canvassing addresses...

Duly Sworn: Mercedes swears in new police chief

MERCEDES — The city of Mercedes officially welcomed its new police chief, Dagoberto “Dago” Chavez, at a public swearing in ceremony at city hall...

All Valley Sports Awards Banquet slated for June 13

Lone Star National Bank and DHR Health will be presenting co-sponsors for this year’s 2019 All Valley Sports Awards Banquet on June 13 at...

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...

Weslaco teacher charged with improper relationship

A Weslaco High School teacher is on administrative leave after being charged with having an improper relationship with a former student. Tomas Perez, 37, was...

Weslaco, Donna canvass elections, Mercedes schedules runoff

WESLACO — The Weslaco City Commission canvassed the results of Saturday’s $10 million bond election and officially set the date for a special election...

Mercedes residents meet candidates at Chamber forum

If candidate forums are a window into the health of a community, then Thursday’s municipal candidate forum in Mercedes illustrated a town beset by...

Donna charter amendment election draws questions

Voters in Donna will decide on three proposed changes to the city charter in the upcoming May 4 election. And while Propositions A and...