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Denied flood recovery aid? FEMA says try again

HARLINGEN — Since the flooding in June in Cameron, Willacy and Hidalgo counties, many residents have yet to find the end to their home...

FEMA sets up assistance desks at hardware stores

HARLINGEN — Residents walking into Home Depot or Lowe’s can now find more than items to repair their homes. They also can find a helping...

Tragedy turned to hope: accident survivor becomes advocate

HARLINGEN — Debora Cruz has fought for her life twice and has decided to use those experiences to serve the community as much as...

Jehovah’s Witnesses convention welcomes hundreds

LA FERIA — Love is what Cameron County needs the most right now, and that is the message being taught not only locally but...

Mosquito spraying after flooding

  HARLINGEN — With thunderstorms and flooding, the aftermath is debris. But an infestation of mosquitoes that could carry diseases is a different type of worry. That’s...

Cities battling disease-carrying mosquitoes

HARLINGEN — With thunderstorms and flooding, the aftermath is debris. But an infestation of mosquitoes that could carry diseases is a different type of worry. That’s...

La Feria residents continue to spend nights at shelter

LA FERIA — A shelter created at the La Feria Community Safe Room continues to see the arrival of displaced families since the floods...