Less than two months into his new role as Texas secretary of state, Republican Carlos Cascos traveled to Mexico City, where he met with foreign dignitaries to discuss international trade. It was the first time someone in his position had made such a trip in almost six years — and Cascos said it’s going to become a familiar occurrence.
WESLACO — New Public Facilities Director Pete Garcia III said he has his work cut out for him, but he’s ready for the challenge.
HARLINGEN — When Cadet Maj. Meng Yu Wang first arrived at MarineMilitaryAcademy, he knew almost no English.
RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County officials this week made federal contacts in Washington, D.C., that could lead to a contract to fill the tent-city prison nearly three months after its closure, County Commissioner Eduardo Gonzales said Friday after his return.
LA FERIA — Tristan Salinas is going to Washington, D.C.
HARLINGEN — Smoke and particles from widespread agricultural crop burning in Mexico are being blown across South Texas, causing the region’s air quality rating to dip this month.
The University of Texas at Brownsville’s Art Department will hold a summer Art Academy open to the local youth.
The only thing Romana Barreda hasn’t taken in moderation during her 100 years of life is her faith.
HARLINGEN — While Harlingen Schools Superintendent Art Cavazos was out on patrol Friday, Police Chief Jeff Adickes was visiting with the students at Zavala Elementary School.
WESLACO — A criminal complaint filed by Letty Lopez alleging voter fraud in Weslaco’s November 2013 District 5 election is now in the hands of the Texas Attorney General’s office.
Rio Grande Valley cities will be holding Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday.
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas have seized 39 surveillance cameras set up by a drug cartel in the city of Reynosa.
When it rains, it pours.
Thelma Noemi Lopez Cabrera left Guatemala this month with her 4-year-old son in tow.
RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County’s job vacancies are stacking up, pushing at least one department to “overwork” its staff nearly two months after county commissioners ordered a hiring freeze to help offset revenue losses that stem from the closure of the tent-city prison.