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Governor orders flags be lowered at half-staff to honor Villalon

Governor Greg Abbott has ordered that the State and U.S. flags in Cameron County and surrounding counties be lowered and fly at half-staff in...

Funeral services set for fallen soldier

Funeral services will be held Friday and Saturday for Spc. Miguel A. Villalon, who was killed Jan. 11 in Afghanistan, when the vehicle he...

Funeral services set for Valley soldier killed in Afghanistan

Funeral services will be held Friday and Saturday for Pfc. Miguel A. Villalon, who was killed Jan. 11, in Afghanistan when the vehicle he...

Remains of Valley native killed in Afghanistan back in the U.S.

The remains of Pfc. Miguel A. Villalon are now in the United States. Villalon's remains arrived Tuesday night at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Vice...

Voter deadline draws near; Last day to register is Feb. 3

The deadline is fast approaching for Cameron County residents who want to vote in the March 3 primary election but have not registered. The last...

Soldier with Brownsville ties killed in Afghanistan

A solider with ties to Brownsville is one of two killed in Afghanistan over the weekend. Spc. Miguel A. Villalon, 21, whose father lives in...

Strong winds down sign, expected to continue today and Saturday

If you thought the winds were strong on Thursday, they are about to get stronger today and on Saturday. The National Weather Service in Brownsville...

Strong winds expected today and Saturday

If you thought the winds were strong on Thursday, they are about to get stronger today and on Saturday. The National Weather Service in Brownsville...

Reward Increases

Reward Increases Police continue search for missing person By LAURA B. MARTINEZ Staff Writer The family of Ramiro “Kimberly” Avila is hoping that an increase in the reward...

Temporary road closure for SpaceX testing announced

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. has announced the temporary road closing of Highway 4 near the entrance to Boca Chica Beach for test...