In trouble: Local man arrested for throwing punches

SAN BENITO — A San Benito man has been arrested after police say he punched an elderly man. Police were called Feb. 14 at...

Downtown event expects to draw big interest

HARLINGEN — Downtown Harlingen is inviting the world to “Come Play in the Street.”Modeled after Austin’s and Brownsville’s successful festivals, Viva Streets Harlingen on...

It’s gonna be hot for Jalapeno bike ride: Big event set for Saturday

HARLINGEN — It’s not a race, it’s a challenging bike ride that’s been around a long, long time.This year marks the 26th annual Jalapeno...

New officers in town

LA FERIA — The small and quiet town of La Feria may just have become a little safer with the addition of two new...

Road woes almost over?

SAN BENITO — Engineers predict the Shafer Road construction project will be done within three weeks.Completion will relieve the traffic headache that has plagued...

City approves refinancing $2.1M in bonds

HARLINGEN — Refinancing $2.1 million in bonds at a lower interest rate will save the city about $165,000.Last night, city commissioners approved an ordinance...

Harlingen-based KMBH-TV shuffles its PBS programming

HARLINGEN — In the end, “Sesame Street” was no match for “Baywatch.”Harlingen-based KMBH-TV has replaced its PBS channel at 38 on the dial with...

Local water deposits triple to $150

HARLINGEN — Dead-beat water customers drove them to it.Harlingen WaterWorks System officials said yesterday that financial losses they were incurring due to final bills...

Constellations emerge as the world turns

BY Carol Lutsinger is a NASA/JPL Solar System educator and ambassador Texas Space Grant Consortium collaborator and American Astronomical Society resource agent carolutsinger@att.net ...

School district begins work on old Exxon station

HARLINGEN — People are finally paying attention to an old Exxon station.The gas station has sat dormant and ignored for many years at Harrison...