Nearly a dozen candidates have filed to run for seats on the Donna city council, a majority of whom had previous political ambitions.
Former Edcouch City Manager Noe Cavazos has filed a lawsuit claiming the city violated terms of his employment contract, leaving him without severance pay and benefits.
WESLACO — Candidates for the city commission fielded questions during a forum Tuesday sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.
McALLEN — Local law enforcement authorities here are investigating the early morning death of a motorcyclist from Donna.
DONNA — A forensic audit of the Donna Independent School District reveals continual issues of concern including mismanagement of funds, lack of appropriate teacher certification and errors committed by at least three current employees and one who was recently terminated.
Investigators with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office have identified the remains found in a septic tank near Edcouch as a woman who was missing for more than a decade.
Donna city council candidate Adolfo Campos Jr. said he was fired from the school district over the use of his email.
The Hidalgo County Courthouse square was a sea of pink with the ‘80s Invasion theme for the annual Love Your Cha Chas 5K. The yearly run is a way for cancer survivors or family members of cancer victims to come together and find support, organizers say. All proceeds from the Love Your Cha Ch…
Mercedes’ sales tax collections in August, which reflect June’s numbers, are more than 11 percent behind last year’s, with $476,121.82 collected currently compared to the $539,465.29 generated then. Mercedes’ year-to-date take, $4,285,426.55, is also more than 12 percent behind 2016, which w…
Weslaco’s sales tax collections in August, which reflect June’s numbers, are more than 1 percent behind last year, with $1,072,209.70 collected currently compared to the $1,083,642.66 generated then. Weslaco’s year-to-date take, $8,194,907.29, is more than 2 percent ahead of 2016, which was …
Progreso Lakes’ sales tax collections in July, which reflect June’s numbers, are more than 21 percent behind last year, with $3,299.73 collected currently compared to the $4,188.47 generated then. Progreso Lakes’ year-to-date take, $26,871.26, is nearly 17 percent ahead of 2016, which was at…
McALLEN — By the fall of 2018 South Texas College expects to be the first community college in the state to offer a baccalaureate degree in nursing thanks to recently passed legislation.
Fifty students from Edcouch-Elsa High School are among those who’ll benefit from as much as $14 million in federal grants awarded to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
WESLACO — Students, teachers, principals and community members exploded in applause and cheers Friday morning as six banners were unveiled to announce the IDEA Public Schools that made it to the top ranks of the Washington Post Most Challenging High Schools list for 2017.
Mercedes’ own Gilberto Rodriguez y Los Originales are scheduled to perform here at the Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center’s Conjunto Nights event.
“An awesome experience.”
MERCEDES — The Oak Ridge Boys are set to appear at the Llano Grande Resort in Mercedes between January 14 and 18. Their high-energy stage show remains the heart and soul of what they do best. Their performances will feature classic gospel, country and patriotic music.
It is seemingly impossible to escape evil. Even would-be righteous folk compromise morality in the gluttonous food we eat, the worldly clothing we wear, the godless conversations we allow and the immoral entertainment we pursue. But the notion of evildoing among alleged godly people is no ne…
I was a live-in volunteer at a beach resort last summer.
It was about 30 seconds into a talk radio program one evening when I heard a celebrity pastor winding up to speak about forgiveness. I listened as he spouted off that he’d be teaching a step-based plan, and I began quizzically listening for new information.
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