Fannie Lou Hamer always fought for voting rights

HARLINGEN — Fannie Lou Hamer was “sick and tired of being sick and tired.”She stated that mantra regularly as she continued a pitched battle...

Criminal case won’t affect tax office

BROWNSVILLE — The Cameron County Commissioners Court was advised yesterday on what would be done to ensure the tax assessor-collector’s office can continue operating.Civil...

Habitat for Humanity: TSTC building construction crew hard at work on new home

Harlingen — State Rep. Eddie Lucio III was ready to help work on the new Habitat for Humanity home yesterday.But the crew of Texas...

San Benito City Commission to discuss projects

SAN BENITO — Last week, the San Benito City Commission postponed taking any action on a public swimming pool and skateboard park project until...

Murder case victim from Houston

HARLINGEN — Police have finally identified the man who they say was shot and left for dead in an irrigation canal over the weekend.Jose...

Teacher presented with UIL award

LA FERIA — It’s hard work to be the best. But this chemistry teacher has the formula to keep wining.Roumaldo Guerrero has coached the...

Police identify murder victim as Houston man

HARLINGEN - Police have identified the man who was shot and left for dead in an irrigation canal over the weekend.Investigators say Jose Filiberto...

UTRGV awarded $4.2M from THECB to expand Graduate Medical Education

BY Jennifer L. Berghom EDINBURG — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been awarded $4.2 million from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating...

Voters turning out early

The numbers are in for the first week of early voting, and the trend seems to indicate higher than usual voter turnout in both...

Nurses gain recognition as certified dementia care practitioners

HARLINGEN — The applause was long and loud for nurse Elizabeth Lugo and 41 other nurses who were being recognized for being certified dementia...