Local runner shows stuff at national competition

SAN BENITO — “Go Grandpa! Go Grandpa!” The signs held up by Rey Rodriguez’s grandchildren said it all. So, he complied, placing eighth in the 400...

United Way hosts ninth annual A Day in the Park

HARLINGEN — As firefighters from the Harlingen Fire Department continued to carve slices of watermelon, handfuls of eager children stood in a line nearby...

Local organization in need of volunteers for trash cleanup

SAN BENITO — What began as an attempt at having a successful father and son fishing trip turned into a full-fledged effort to clean...

Jehovah’s Witnesses convention welcomes hundreds

LA FERIA — Love is what Cameron County needs the most right now, and that is the message being taught not only locally but...

Basement flooding at Baxter Lofts delays move-in

HARLINGEN — Move-in day for the renovated Baxter Lofts has been delayed again due to flooding after the heavy storms two weeks ago. The city’s...

Goodwill’s No. 2

HARLINGEN — Goodwill Industries is moving dirt on a second facility in the city, this one a $1.3 million donation station and store which...

The clean-up: City seeking damage reports, photos from residents

HARLINGEN — City officials are urging residents to report all damage from last week’s flood event to ensure the city meets the required threshold...

More than 4,000 Harlingen homes impacted by flooding

City of Harlingen employees are picking up debris from flood ravaged neighborhoods, while others are spraying for mosquitos. The city says more than 4,000 homes...

Cameron County opens call center for flood victims

Starting today, Cameron County has opened a call center to field questions from residents affected by the recent flooding for the purpose of connecting them...

Flood victim: ‘I know what’s important’

HARLINGEN — He has what he wants: his family. The rest are details. When Tommy Benavides arrived home Tuesday after the storm, he found 11...