Vackars named grand marshals of McAllen Holiday Parade

Robert and Janet Vackar, owners of Bert Ogden Dealerships, were named the grand marshals of the McAllen Holiday Parade at a press conference Tuesday...

Hidalgo, Cameron county residents encouraged to apply for census posts

https://www.census.gov/history/pdf/2000_long_form.pdf LORENZO ZAZUETA-CASTRO STAFF WRITER Amid the news that the Supreme Court will hear arguments that could impact the legality of whether or not a citizenship question...

US, Mexico head into next stage of relationship

There’s no reset button for centuries of deep kinship and endless economic ties, but over the last two years, Mexico’s relationship with the United...

Former Palmview police dispatcher convicted of manslaughter

EDINBURG — A jury convicted Jacobo Rivera of manslaughter Friday and sentenced him to 15 years in prison, acquitting him of the more serious...

From the ground up

Elected officials and stakeholders gathered Friday morning at the site of Hidalgo County’s future courthouse to ceremoniously break ground on the new $150 million...

La Joya Housing Authority board connects with tenants during turkey giveaway

LA JOYA — La Joya Housing Authority board members distributed turkeys to residents this week, taking a break from the turmoil surrounding the termination...

Edinburg police chief demoted; Fire chief was also recently suspended

EDINBURG — The former police chief here was demoted sometime last week amid a spate of other changes within the city. Former Edinburg Chief David...

Edinburg CISD board welcomes new trustees, elects new officers

The Edinburg school district board room filled to capacity Thursday afternoon during a special meeting intended to swear-in newly elected trustees, bid farewell to...

Concert benefiting retired Edinburg police officer with ALS slated Friday

A benefit concert for a retired Edinburg police officer diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease is scheduled for Friday at Yerberia Cultura in McAllen. The concert,...

Port Isabel man missing since Sunday

PORT ISABEL — The Port Isabel Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing person. Juan Rocha was last seen at 10...