Nominations for Tom Landry Award being accepted

Nominations are being accepted for the Tom Landry Award of Excellence — perhaps the most prestigious honor that will be bestowed during the 2019...

Habitat for Humanity houses another family in time for Christmas

“It feels amazing. I have been waiting for this for a while.”

Sculptors create their best at Sandcastle Days

Heavy clouds loomed over the Laguna Madre area Friday morning pounding some cities with rain while creating scattered power outages. But miraculously, the storm never reached the Island during one of its most visual outdoor events of the year. A dozen master sand sculptors from around the country and world have been competing in the Island’s 32nd Annual Sandcastle Days contest held at Clayton’s Beach Bar and Grill this week. Read the full story at

Photo Gallery: Vigil held for victims of Sunday night’s crash

Family members and first responders attend candle light vigil for victims of Monte Cristo road crash

Inter National Bank completes merger with Vantage Bank

Inter National Bank and Vantage Bank Texas have completed their merger, a move that will strengthen the control of one family’s banking assets along...

AUDIO: Valley lawmakers on the 86th legislative session

The 86th Legislature began Jan. 8 and will end May 27. Here is information from the legislators representing the Rio Grande Valley. District 20 Sen....

County contracts engineering firm for new jail barracks

Hidalgo County Commissioners entered into an agreement Tuesday with the Mission-based engineering firm that will be tasked with overseeing the construction of barracks behind...

Weslaco sues construction company hired to build $38.5M water plant

In the ongoing saga of Weslaco's costly water plant project, the city says it was billed above the set price tag by the construction company it hired to oversee the project and has filed a lawsuit.

Donna museum gets $35,000

DONNA — Donna city leaders approved $35,000 in funding for the Donna Hooks Fletcher Museum during a city council meeting here Tuesday. The Donna City...