‘Making Memories’: Los Fresnos High School graduation is Saturday

The Los Fresnos High School Class of 2019 assembled for a traditional panoramic group picture Wednesday morning, then fanned out on Graduate Day to...

City’s public improvement fund reaches $1.2 million

SAN BENITO — The city’s business zone continues to steadily pump revenue into its special account. Last year, the tax increment reinvestment zone apparently generated about...

County leaders urge residents to plan ahead for disasters

WESLACO — Just under two weeks until the official start of hurricane season, forecasters have already seen the first named storm system form —...

Port Isabel High School top students

Port Isabel High School Valedictorian Miya Lee Anne Whittington Parents Amber Wyatt, mother & Karen Moore, grandmother Favorite Class Anatomy and Physiology (All sciences really!) College of Choice Baylor University Career Plans I plan...

Student council president creates positive environment

LA FERIA — Clarissa Diaz is not your typical sixth grader. She seems shy, but her accomplishments demonstrate her drive. Clarissa is determined, and...

La Feria High School top students

La Feria High School Valedictorian Jordan Bennett Parents: Joy & James Bennett Favorite Class: Advanced Science Topics College of Choice: University of Arizona Career Plans: Research in theoretical physics Role Model: Mr. Guerrero – UIL coach...

Cardinals’ top grads focus on success early

HARLINGEN — It came as a shock. Me? Valedictorian? Allyson Puente had always been in the top of her class, but she had no idea...

Mercedes High School top students

Mercedes High School Valedictorian Ricardo Daniel Garcia Parents: Ricardo & Dahlia Garcia Favorite Class: Audio Video Design College of Choice: University of Washington Career Plans: Attorney Role Model: Lady Gaga Salutatorian Matthew A. Garcia Parents: Belen Garcia, mother Maria Garcia, grandmother Favorite...

Honorary Alton PD captain dies after battle with cancer

Brandon Tadeo Alvarez, a boy who was sworn in as an honorary Alton Police Department captain earlier this month, died Wednesday morning following a...

Raymondville candidate questions recount; Claims county risked tampering

RAYMONDVILLE — A candidate is questioning the integrity of a recount of the May 4 election in which Mayor Gilbert Gonzales defeated her by...