Cleanup Crew: Students build robot to clean world’s largest satellite dish

MERCEDES — A small group of high school students from Weslaco has begun the sophisticated task of designing and building a robot that will...

Walmart to close Raymondville store, lay off about 110 workers

RAYMONDVILLE — This city just can’t catch a break.With an economy still reeling from the closure of the Willacy County Correctional Center last year,...

Hang up on scammers: Medicare scam

HARLINGEN — Local resident Judy Veach has heard that ploy before.She wasn’t going for it. But she’s concerned others may.Recently, she received a phone...

HHS students prep for debate tournament

HARLINGEN — Grant Burbach stood at the podium defending his position on gun control, insisting there should be more restrictions.“I think it’s too easy...

Walmart to close Raymondville store, lay off about 110 workers

RAYMONDVILLE — This city just can’t catch a break.With an economy still reeling from the closure of the Willacy County Correctional Center last year,...

Padre Island Highway location also on list

BROWNSVILLE — The Walmart Supercenter at 7480 Padre Island Highway in Brownsville is among dozens of locations around the country that will close permanently,...

Forum to explain the dangers of synthetic drugs

WESLACO — Seats are filling up for a regional forum on the dangers of synthetic drugs.The Regional Stakeholder Symposium on Synthetic Drugs is set...

DA hopefuls spar in debate, again

HARLINGEN — Luis Saenz and Carlos Masso last squared off for the Democratic nomination for district attorney in a runoff election in 2012.The two...

HHS students prep for debate tournament

HARLINGEN — Grant Burbach stood at the podium defending his position on gun control, insisting there should be more restrictions. “I think it’s too...

Walmart to close Raymondville store next month

RAYMONDVILLE — Wal-Mart will close its Raymondville store, laying off 110 employees in Willacy County, reeling from last year’s prison closure that rocked the...