Hidalgo gets new fire truck; program that paid could see cuts

HIDALGO — A federal program that gave the City of Hidalgo a new brush fire truck Thursday, could soon be cut, potentially affecting 18...

Edinburg councilman disputes conflict of interest allegations

EDINBURG — No city employees or city officers have been named by the FBI as being the targets of an ongoing federal investigation involving...

Experts evaluate IDEA’s approach at personalized learning

EDINBURG — A group of about a dozen blended, or personalized, learning experts paid their fourth and final visit to IDEA Public Schools last...

McAllen school district stops pursuit of District of Innovation designation

McALLEN— The McAllen school district board of trustees voted Monday to cease the process to adopt a District of Innovation designation, which provides public...

COMMENTARY: Fight ‘fake’ news the best way you can by reading newspapers

On Wednesday, I will lead a presentation about the importance of newspapers in an era of fake news as part of the University of...

Police: Couple stole $700 in Merle Norman makeup

Brownsville police are looking for two suspects accused of stealing hundreds of dollars of makeup from the Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio.Brownsville police are looking...

After-school program to help students

LYFORD — One of the largest state funded afterschool programs is gearing up to start next week in the district.The Lyford school district was...

Port Mansfield East Cut fishing accident victim identified

PORT MANSFIELD — Authorities have identified a man believed to have died in a fishing accident.Police continue to investigate the death of Tyler Johnson,...

Planet Fitness is shaping up for Harlingen

HARLINGEN — Planet Fitness, the international gym chain, is coming to Harlingen.A project outline filed with the state says SRS Real Estate Partners of...

County urges voters to get ready

BROWNSVILLE — The Cameron County Department of Elections and Voter Registration wants residents to show they are vote-ready. At the regular meeting of the...