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...

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...

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...

Police identify victim in Weslaco shooting death

BY FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ STAFF WRITER Weslaco police have identified the victim in a shooting incident and car crash last Thursday as Dr. John Jesus Dominguez. In...

La Villa admin quits, mayor takes over operations

LA VILLA — The mayor and city secretary are now in charge of the day to day operations here after the abrupt resignation of...

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...

Breaking: Helicopter crashes north of Donna

A helicopter has crashed near Donna today. According to a tweet by the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office, the crash occurred near Old Blanca Road and...

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...