Line of protest

MISSION — Pulling into the parking lot of the Mission church you might’ve thought people were gathering for a rock concert. People stood outside...

Community raises funds for children’s hospital

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County 4-H clubs and Future Farmers of America chapters with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service gathered Saturday morning at the...

Transforming Harlingen Farmers Market to begin soon

HARLINGEN — After seven months of planning, the city is close to transforming the Harlingen Farmers Market.HARLINGEN — After seven months of planning, the...

Gina Alamia files to run for Edinburg mayor

Note: This story has been updated to correct that candidate Richard Molina filed to run for office July 24.EDINBURG — A local immigration consultant...

CBP seizes more than a ton of marijuana in watermelon shipment

PHARR — A search of a commercial trailer revealed 2,304 pounds of marijuana concealed in a shipment of watermelons this week at the Pharr...

Arts center, San Benito spar over who “killed” Conjunto Festival

SAN BENITO — Both parties are blaming the other for a breakdown in negotiations to stage the annual Conjunto Festival.Yesterday, the leader of the...

Sales tax holiday, supply giveaways help families prepare for start of classes

SAN JUAN — Tax-free weekend begins today, but several students got a head start during San Juan’s National Night Out at Mayfield Park.Usually held...

Fifth suspect charged in June murder

McALLEN — Police have been tight-lipped about a murder investigation that has quietly unfolded over the past two months, resulting in five arrests since...

Local developer vies for Edinburg council seat

EDINBURG — A challenger for council member Place 2 emerged Thursday.Roland Villarreal, a local builder and developer, will face off against Gilbert Enriquez, who...