MONTE ALTO — The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal crash involving a bicyclist that occurred Thursday evening.
The newly-elected Donna City Council set its first order of business following Tuesday’s runoff election — possibly parting ways with longtime City Attorney Eddy Treviño.
DONNA — The Donna school district board of trustees voted late Tuesday evening to place Superintendent Fernando Castillo on paid administrative leave effective Friday.
WESLACO — Residents now have an additional outlet to access their city government in the form of a mobile app.
Donna residents will choose their next mayor Tuesday with the possibility of a shift in power on the council at stake.
Weslaco Police Chief Stephen Scot Mayer resigned Friday then sent an email to his staff saying he was asked to leave.
PROGRESO — The Texas Court of Appeals issued a ruling that once again puts the board of trustees and superintendent at the Progreso school district at risk of being replaced by a state-appointed board of managers and superintendent.
A collection of photographs from John Feit's trial for the 1960 murder of Irene Garza at the Hidalgo County Courthouse in Edinburg. Monitor Photo Editor Nathan Lambrecht was the only photographer allowed inside the seven-day trial, providing images to media outlets that were drawn to the col…
Photos from the sentencing phase of John Feit's trial for the 1960 murder of Irene Garza in the 92nd state District Court Friday, December 8, 2017, at the Hidalgo County Courthouse in Edinburg.
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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