San Benito school district to teach migrant kids

SAN BENITO — The school district will educate undocumented immigrant children held here in a federally-funded shelter.SAN BENITO — The school district will educate...

Despite policy change, at least one immigrant father separated from daughter this week

A migrant father was separated from his toddler earlier this week at Border Patrol’s central processing center in McAllen, according to attorneys with the...

Weslaco ISD flood damage nears $14M; Roosevelt students to be rezoned

WESLACO — School district officials here have estimated $13.7 million in repairs needed as a result of last month’s flooding.The Weslaco school district board...

New development exec’s hiring is blocked

BROWNSVILLE — A member of the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corp. board of directors has secured a temporary restraining order to prevent GBIC’s new executive...

Family that gave voice to separations to be reunited

HARLINGEN — Cindy Madrid’s suffering started when her daughter Alison was taken away from her after crossing into the United States last month.Cindy ended...

Stark named regional VP for South Texas Health System

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORCharles "Chuck" Stark has been named regional vice president of South Texas Health System.Stark’s appointment became effective June 29. He...

Renters also possibly eligible for post-flood assistance

Hidalgo County residents who rent rather than own homes may also apply for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.President Donald Trump issued a...

SpaceX’s Boca Chica launch site gets huge rocket propellant container

BROWNSVILLE — In the latest sign of activity at SpaceX’s future launch site at Boca Chica Beach, a 95,000-gallon liquid oxygen tank was delivered...

Two local banks ask regulators for merger

Inter National Bank is asking state and federal banking regulators to allow it to merge with San Antonio-based Vantage Bank Texas.Both financial institutions are...

Cattlemen’s RoundUp to fundraise for children’s hospital

Local agriculture organizations are joining forces Friday morning to host their annual auction fundraiser that will benefit Driscoll Children’s Hospital.The Starr County 4-H club...