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Mercedes superintendent among nominees for TASB award

The superintendent of Mercedes ISD was chosen as the 2018 Superintendent of the Year for Region One, and now he is a nominee for...

Cuellar partners with area groups to help small businesses

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, partnered with economic groups in Hidalgo and Starr counties Friday morning to host Access to Capital, a resource fair...

Edinburg ready to ‘Cook’Em’

International barbecue champions are coming together for the world’s largest cook-off on Saturday, and it is taking place right here in the Rio Grande...

Chamber revamps leadership development program

The McAllen Chamber of Commerce here recently revitalized a program to inspire local emerging leaders to become more involved citizens in the Rio Grande...

Local animal shelter over capacity after flood

EDINBURG — The Palm Valley Animal Center is overwhelmed by the high number of animals brought in as a result of last month’s floods,...

Local woman in national hot dog-eating contest

Donna native Kassandra “Kassie” Zapata will be competing in Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest for the third year in a row Wednesday,...

Activists fast, pray for end to separation program

In reaction to the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy that led to the separation of immigrant families, the local chapter of the civil rights organization...

Longtime Valley residents apply for citizenship amid immigration crisis

SAN JUAN — A teacher stood at the front of a classroom, asking questions about the foundations of the United States. Her students responded...

Small home repair grants to assist local flood victims

Affordable Homes of South Texas Inc. is offering home repair grants of up to $300 to homeowners in certain areas affected by the recent...

Local Pride continues to grow

McALLEN — A drag queen hosting story time for a group of children. A group of friends dancing to the all-female mariachi band Las...