First two bus crash lawsuits filed

McALLEN — Two families who were injured Saturday after a bus transporting patrons to a casino in Eagle Pass crashed near Laredo filed a...

Raymondville Walmart location to auction off inventory

RAYMONDVILLE — For sale — walk-in coolers, electric shopping carts, an entire pharmacy along with a complete supermarket, clothing store and automotive department.Raymondville’s Walmart...

City demolishes infamous Rubio House

BROWNSVILLE — A piece of Brownsville’s unwelcomed history came tumbling down yesterday as the building, where three small children were decapitated in March 2003...

New speed humps could be in store for San Benito streets

SAN BENITO — Between them, the five members of the traffic review board have more than 120 years of experience in traffic and safety.So,...

Longtime cheerleading coach retires

RIO HONDO — The awards ceremony for the Spirit Belles was the last as the team director for Susan Lopez.The party was packed as...

South Texas business leader named president of WQA

HARLINGEN — The Water Quality Association (WQA), a not-for-profit trade association representing the residential, commercial, and industrial water treatment industry, has named Donald K....

Two more extradited in Zapata murder

BROWNSVILLE — Two more Mexican nationals accused of participating in the killing of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Special Agent Jaime J. Zapata and...

Early voting underway in Willacy runoffs

RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County voters are going to the polls again.This time it’s to cast early ballots in the May 24 runoff election in...

Bringing HOPE: Local farmers market providing organic produce for Valley families

HARLINGEN — Like Texans for the past 200 years, Diana Padilla put her faith in the land.She didn’t anticipate the payoff would come so...

‘A Great Success’: VMA students attend South Texas Student Opportunity Summit

San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy students and Principal Gilbert Galvan recently attended the inaugural South Texas Student Opportunity Summit held in Austin.The historic event,...