EDITORIAL: Do it right: Impeachment trial in Senate must be thorough, objective

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to convene today to begin the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. We hope all those involved recognize the...

HUD wants San Benito to pay back $738,000; De La Rosa to justify expenditures

SAN BENITO — A federal agency is requesting the city pay back $738,000 if officials can’t show the money was spent in low-income areas...

Officials: Convention center not taking business; Some smaller event venues drop bookings

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen Convention Center is drawing new business from across the Rio Grande Valley. Meanwhile, revenues are slipping at some of the city’s...

Zamora Quezada convicted on multiple counts of healthcare fraud; wife acquitted

A jury found Dr. Jorge Zamora Quezada guilty of healthcare fraud Wednesday following a month-long trial during which the government presented evidence alleging he intentionally misdiagnosed patients for profit. The Edinburg-based rheumatologist was convicted of counts 1 through 11 of the superseding indictment, with the exception of count 5, in which he was found not guilty, and count 10, which was dismissed before the start of deliberations. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

Handcrafted ice cream shop popular throughout the Valley

HARLINGEN — Two gallons of milk, plus a special vanilla called “La Vencedora,” are some of the ingredients mixed by hand to churn ice...

Serna’s contract ignites concerns; Puente questions agreement terms

HARLINGEN — Five years after he took the job, City Manager Dan Serna’s contract is sparking questions. Last week, City Commissioner Frank Puente said he and...

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...

Villarreal, civic leader, remembered as ‘Dentist Who Cares’

HARLINGEN — Friends yesterday remembered Juan Villarreal as a loving family man who served as a city and school board leader to give back...

Year in Review: City of San Benito

SAN BENITO — This year, the area’s first resaca-side development began rising along the banks in a multimillion-dollar project at the same time that...

2019 brings test flight: A signal year for SpaceX activities

It was in 2019 that things really came to life at SpaceX’s Boca Chica launch and test site, after a few years of quiet,...