Father Mot leaving lasting impression in Rio Hondo

RIO HONDO — His kindness and spiritual leadership already is missed.So city officials presented Father Rigobert Mot the key to the city to show...

No go: Plan for facility next to ‘tent city’ scrapped

RAYMONDVILLE — The Willacy County Correctional Center’s operator has scrapped a plan to build a facility next to the so-called tent-city prison.On Tuesday, Raymondville...

Border agent, four others indicted

BROWNSVILLE —A Cameron County grand jury Wednesday indicted five men including a U.S. Border Patrol agent on charges of capital murder in connection with...

Bridge out: Officials working on a plan for repair

SAN BENITO — Deemed unsafe by city officials, the bridge on Rio Grande Street will be closed until further notice. City leaders made the...

Not true? School Board president denies problems with superintendent

RAYMONDVILLE — School board President Lupe Ruiz has strongly denied the claims of an online petition that demands Superintendent Johnny Pineda’s termination.The Facebook petition,...

Saving lives; lifeguard classes upcoming soon

HARLINGEN – Aransas Haley wants everyone to enjoy swimming as much as she does.However, they can’t enjoy themselves at the pool or the beach...

Saving lives; lifeguard classes upcoming soon

HARLINGEN – Aransas Haley wants everyone to enjoy swimming as much as she does.However, they can’t enjoy themselves at the pool or the beach...

Grant helps Ramsey Nature Park project, but will keep facility closed through Feb. 1

HARLINGEN — A $158,000 project at Hugh Ramsey Nature Park will filter runoff to help improve the waters of the Arroyo Colorado.City officials have...

Officials haven’t identified body found in jetties

PORT MANSFIELD — After a two-day search, authorities have recovered a man’s body about 12 miles south of the Port Mansfield jetties.Willacy County sheriff’s...

Local teacher nominated for nationwide honor

HARLINGEN – I’ve spent four years watching you work harder than any teacher I know. When Jesus Gonzalez returned to his classroom earlier this...