Left behind: Shrimping industry chief bemoans lack of spill funds

BROWNSVILLE — Andrea Hance isn’t happy.The executive director of the Texas Shrimp Association said that of the billions of dollars in RESTORE Act money...

‘Dream Big’: The real ‘McFarland’ track stars share their story

HARLINGEN — They were migrant workers, struggling to make ends meet by picking oranges, grapes and garlic.Thomas Valles, 47, and his fellow athletes from...

Cameron County heads requesting more people, money

BROWNSVILLE — Cameron County’s 2016-2017 fiscal year budget is still being drafted, but the early numbers indicate an increase in general fund spending.This is...

Champion athletes inspire students

HARLINGEN — From the earth to the moon.That seemed to be the message Thomas Valles and Johnny Samaniego were sending to those listening to...

Texas construction block sets trend

HARLINGEN — If you’re indoors reading this, you’re surrounded by them.Concrete blocks are one of the basic foundations of modern construction, and have been...

Jet Skis stolen and recovered same day

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Jose Garcia and his family enjoyed a long day dashing on the waves on their two Jet Skis Wednesday afternoon....

Lady Warriors host three-day cheerleading mini camp

SANTA ROSA — With one fist in the air and the other on her hip, Faith Perez double clapped in unison with her team...

Santa Rosa cheerleaders host summer cheer camp

SANTA ROSA - The Lady Warriors cheerleaders are coaching the district's future cheerleaders.A total of 41 young girls from kindergarten up to sixth grade...

No charges against teacher: DA drops case of bite at public pool

RAYMONDVILLE — Authorities have dropped the case of a Raymondville High School teacher who bit his 16-year-old student.Yesterday, Willacy County District Attorney Bernard Ammerman...

Cameron, Willacy heat alert issued

HARLINGEN --The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat alert for Cameron and Willacy counties for this afternoon.Coastal temperatures are expected to be...