Local 19-year-old still missing

HARLINGEN — She’s been gone for two weeks now. But Nahomi Rodriguez’s family is not giving up.According to her aunt, Enedina Sanchez, the search...

South’s grads step into new journey

HARLINGEN — “Howdy everyone.” Hunter Butler’s upbeat introduction was a fine way to set the tone last night for Harlingen High School South’s graduation ceremony...

Commissioner says budget won’t allow pay hike

The Cameron County Commissioners Court pulled the plug on proposed pay raises for county elected officials Tuesday, while a proposed tax abatement for Annova...

Psychiatric hospital closing

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville will close its 37-bed Inpatient Behavioral Health Facility at 1 Ted Hunt Blvd. effective Aug. 20, according to a statement...

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...

HCISD lowers tax rate

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen school board last night approved a resolution to cut property taxes. The reduction will cut taxes by more than 10 cents per $100 of property value. More specifically, the school district’s property tax rate will be reduced from $1.31 cents to $1.21. The tax cut is in response to the state legislature’s approval of House Bill 3 last session, said Julio Cavazos, chief financial officer for the district.

Higher property values good news for some, bitter pill for others

HARLINGEN — Across the county, property owners are opening up their mail and gawking at jumping property values. That’s because rising values can mean more...

Death of a Dream: Hundreds of migrants have died crossing into Valley

Mark Reagan and Lorenzo Zazueta-Castro Nearly 300 cardboard boxes sit on shelves inside Dr. Kate Spradley’s laboratory. Each individually labeled box contains artifacts such as skulls,...

Greyhounds returning to Valley Race Park

HARLINGEN — They’re about to let the dogs out.Greyhound racing dates at Valley Race Park have been released and the excitement will return for...

HSHP grads turn page to next chapter

HARLINGEN — It’s been a long, hard road they’ve traveled. But yesterday, 69 students in the graduating class of Harlingen School of Health Professions finally...