Where’s Mario? Willacy seeks to remove missing constable

RAYMONDVILLE — Authorities are searching in Georgia for a Willacy County constable who abandoned his job about 10 months ago.County officials have filed a...

A Great Escape: Rescuers remove over 3 pounds of fishing line from dolphin

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — A dolphin well known to locals found itself tangled up in more than three pounds of fishing wire and gear.Early...

Commerce Pizza Hut to be torn down in favor of smaller facility

HARLINGEN — Workers yesterday began the process of hauling out equipment before tearing down the 42-year-old Pizza Hut restaurant at 1224 S. Commerce St.Seven...

GEAR UP parent advocate receives recognition for hard work and efforts

SAN BENITO — There’s no question, Adriana Guerra leads with her heart. Guerra is a parent advocate for the GEAR UP Program in the...

Select TASB Committee meets to set legislative priorities

San Benito CISD school board secretary Michael A. Vargas attended a Texas Association of School Board (TASB) Legislative Committee meeting in Grapevine, Texas, working...

Tax rate public hearings set for coming days

Palm Valley officials offer up tax rate increasePALM VALLEY — The city is proposing a slight tax rate increase over last year’s number.Palm Valley...

Mexico’s new energy policy could be boon for Harlingen port

HARLINGEN — Driven by industrial and power sector demand, the Mexican government is moving to deregulate its energy industry, providing new openings for U.S....

Harlingen officials cite dredging, infrastructure costs

HARLINGEN — The Port of Harlingen needs more money.Citing higher operating and infrastructure costs, port officials are seeking to reinstate a port tax on...

First-year teachers prepare to manage students in the classroom

HARLINGEN — Vanessa Alaniz soon will be taking the reins of the program started by her best friend and bringing out the best in...

HCISD elementary classrooms take on a modern approach

BY Marifer Quevedo Students at elementary campuses across the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will be greeted with transformed learning spaces as they enter their...