Feit sentenced to life in prison

EDINBURG — Former priest John Feit was sentenced to life in prison Friday for the murder of Irene Garza in 1960.Jurors found Feit guilty...

Texas reports largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases

By Sarah R. Champagne, Texas Tribune Texas hit a new daily high in COVID-19 cases Wednesday with 2,504 new cases reported, according to data released...

Pope Francis blesses palm branches as he ushers in Holy Week

BY FRANCES D'EMILIO | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis warned against being judgmental and too full of oneself, including authorities in...

Alamo man with COVID-19 dies; 10 new cases in Cameron Co.

A 63-year-old Alamo man with underlying medical conditions died Monday after testing positive for the COVID-19 virus, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez said. He is the fifth person that has died in Hidalgo County after testing positive for this strain of coronavirus. All of the deceased have had underlying medical conditions. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

Area wrestlers punch their ticket to regionals

ELSA —La Joya Palmview wrestler Ashley Aleman entered the District 16-5A championship with the purpose of winning it all and punching her ticket to...

COVID-19 Testing Locations

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Sharyland Pioneer’s O-Line paving the way

MISSION — The Sharyland Pioneer offense has accumulated nearly 6,000 yards of total offense in 12 games during the 2019 season, ranking No. 1...

Son showcases father’s achievements in film

From colorful gowns and tiered cakes to tear-jerking father-daughter dances, it’s almost every Latina girl’s dream to have her very own quinceañera on her 15th birthday. However, in order to create these elaborate, traditional celebrations, usually a large sum of money is needed. This is something Gilbert Galvan, Sr. says he noticed was hindering many of his students’ dreams of having their special night. As principal of Veterans Memorial Academy, San Benito CISD’s all-freshman campus, Galvan, Sr. says he’s received many quinceañera invitations. Read the full story at themonitor.com.