Dina Arévalo

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Dina Arévalo is the editor of the Mid-Valley Town Crier and covers Weslaco, Donna, Mercedes Progreso and the Delta area for the Crier and for The Monitor. She can be reached at darevalo@mvtcnews.com or (956) 683-4441.

Body recovered from canal ID’d as Donna man

A body recovered from an irrigation canal north of Donna has tentatively been identified as that of a Donna man who went missing this...

Mercedes police chief to retire

MERCEDES — Police Chief Olga Maldonado has announced her retirement from the Mercedes Police Department, effective next Tuesday. The announcement comes amid a swirl of...

Donna fire chief resigns

DONNA — Fire Chief Cesario “Cesar” Araguz has resigned, effective immediately, city officials confirmed here shortly after a special city council meeting Tuesday. “We have...

Weslaco residents get first look at candidates

WESLACO — On Saturday, residents here got their first look at the candidates vying to fill Place 4 on the Weslaco City Commission thanks...

Gomez defeats incumbent, retakes seat on Mercedes commission

MERCEDES — Former Mercedes Commissioner Jose Gomez is former no longer. Originally part of a four-way race for Place 4 on the Mercedes City Commission during the...

Edcouch server hit by ransomware

EDCOUCH — City officials here confirmed this week that the city’s computer server was infiltrated by hackers and held for ransom in the form...

Suspected ‘leader’ of human smuggling group arrested in attempted murder case

Deputies with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a sixth man in connection with an attempted murder and car chase that began in...

Five in custody for attempted murder

Five men are facing attempted murder charges in connection with a shooting and car chase that happened in rural San Juan last Friday. According to...

San Juan commissioner responds to TRO as runoff vote nears

One week after his political opponent filed a temporary restraining order against him alleging defamation, Place 5 San Juan City Commissioner Pete Garcia has...

Weslaco Housing Authority under scrutiny

The Weslaco Housing Authority may be on the hook to repay over $100,000 to the federal government after an audit found it had improperly...