Progreso men scheduled for arraignment

EDINBURG — A group of men police said unloaded more than 20 bullets during a fight that left two dead are scheduled to be...

Saving the 1910 Hidalgo County Jail

EDINBURG — Groundwater flows just feet under parts of the city. The high water-table has been creeping into the 1910 Hidalgo County Jail, recognized...

STISD students advance to national HOSA competition

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORMERCEDES— Twenty-three South Texas Independent School District students, who are members of the HOSA-Future Health Professionals organization, qualified to compete...

Sacred Heart continues to see low immigrant numbers

McALLEN — The number of immigrants passing through the Respite Center at Sacred Heart Catholic Church remains low, with just 241 people passing through...

Restoring the Valley’s only black cemetery led to Edinburg’s annual Juneteenth celebration

EDINBURG — For years, Lewis Callis, a retired mail carrier, pushed his lawnmower down the street for blocks toward a small, run-down cemetery, which...

Generations come together for fishing trip

MISSION — Making new friends and fishing was to objective this week in the inaugural intergenerational fishing derby held at Anzalduas County Park.Bringing the...

Finish line in sight for Rio Hondo lift bridge refit

RIO HONDO — There is light at the end of the bridge.RIO HONDO — There is light at the end of the bridge.Texas Department...

Plea deal reached related to Weslaco woman’s death

EDINBURG — A McAllen man originally charged with murder agreed to a plea deal last week to avoid the possibility of life in prison,...

Rio Grande City hires new legal representation

RIO GRANDE CITY — City commissioners hired new legal counsel Wednesday after their previous city attorney resigned in April.Attorneys Calixtro Villarreal and Reno Gonzalez...