Two Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found two more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, pushing this rural area’s total case...

Donna ISD to start fall sports Oct. 5

The Donna Independent School District announced varsity fall sports and performing arts activities can begin practice starting Oct. 5 according to a Monday news...

15-year-old girl dies in crash; Edinburg resident arrested 

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash in Edinburg Sunday evening that left one girl dead. According to a release, the crash occurred around 10 p.m. on Owassa Road between Tower Road and Val Verde where a woman driving a blue 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe struck a dog and two pedestrians. The release says the woman was allegedly speeding and under the influence of alcohol, and continued driving west on Owassa. She was later found near Earling and Tower roads. Read more at The Monitor.com.

City approves $48.6M budget’s first reading: Newly appraised property values boosting residents’ taxes

HARLINGEN — The city’s proposed $48.6 million general fund budget comes with a “slight” dip in the property tax rate, Mayor Chris Boswell says. However,...

COVID-19 takes its own toll on kids

HARLINGEN — Strokes, labored breathing, pneumonia. According to health experts, COVID-19 kills less than one percent of its victims on average. Some of those who...

TSTC Graduate Profile: Taryn Crow

(HARLINGEN, Texas) - With guidance from her sister, Taryn Crow made the decision to pursue a career in the medical field. Now she is...

Police: Man throws drug bundles out window during pursuit

Police said a man attempting to evade authorities was arrested Wednesday in north Brownsville after agents retraced the man’s path and discovered bundles of...

Willacy wages high-tech fight against COVID-19

RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County is going high-tech in its battle against the coronavirus. So far, the Raymondville school district, Willacy County and the county’s Emergency...

Man indicted for alleged role in double homicide

A Hidalgo County grand jury has indicted a 30-year-old Mission man on two counts of murder for his alleged role in a fatal home...

Officials pave way for school building sale

HARLINGEN — The city is paving the way for the school district’s sale of its old administration building to a national convenience store chain. This...