Bondsman found liable for $50,000 bond after client fails to appear in court

EDINBURG — A bondsman will have to pay the county $50,000 after a jury decided Tuesday that he is liable after his client failed...

More seats, parking, restrooms for baseball fans

HARLINGEN — Whack!The baseball soars over the field, landing just beyond the outfielder to the roar of adoring spectators.Parents and other fans of high...

Finding the Strength: Now nationally sanctioned, South Texas Strongest tests competitors’ mettle

EDINBURG — McAllen native Carl Love attaches a thick rope to his torso, and begins to breathe strategically.On the opposite end is the front...

Snakes alive Zoo’s herpetarium makeover offers new critters

BROWNSVILLE — Visitors such as Beeville residents Fred and Belinda Barrera now can learn about and see two Mangshan pit vipers, along with other...

Defense attorney announces bid against Starr District Attorney

Amid news of Democratic candidates jumping into the 2020 presidential race, one local race is also getting underway with the announcement of one attorney’s...

SPI to receive dredging project sand

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The United States Army Corps of Engineers has begun a maintenance dredge of the Brownsville Ship Channel and is placing...

Primera to host community yard sale tomorrow

PRIMERA — Rummaging through someone else’s stuff for sale can result in hitting the jackpot — sometimes.Just a few bucks could mean a huge...

Cold front brings high seas, winds for boaters

HARLINGEN — Forecasters have issued a small craft advisory for bay and gulf waters today, compliments of the latest cold front to punch into...

Students display work at ‘Invention Convention’

HARLINGEN — Budding geniuses. They were everywhere Thursday night, young students from St. Paul Academy displaying their inventions at the “Invention Convention.” The students...

Jaimez wins by 1 vote for trustee

HARLINGEN — One vote.That’s all it took for Eladio Jaimez to win the school board election last night, according to unofficial returns.Jaimez received 1,422...