SANTA ROSA — Two years of crushing drought along with drying-up water supplies are forcing Texas’ last sugar mill to close after more than 50 years, cutting $100 million out of the economy and about 500 jobs.
Hidalgo and Cameron counties have garnered over 13,000 ballots after two days of early voting, continuing an uphill trend compared to the last primary.
The manhunt for alleged killer Mario Martinez, wanted for the 7:45 p.m. Tuesday shooting of his half-brother Reynaldo Acosta, ended late Wednesday when he was captured by Raymondville police and other agencies at a house in the 1200 block of West Tampico Street.
BROWNSVILLE — The office of Cameron County District Attorney Luis V. Saenz is seeking the death penalty against an 18-year-old man believed to be the shooter in the killing of San Benito police Lt. Milton Resendez, the city’s first officer to die on duty.
SAN JUAN — The El Paso-based Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR) visited the Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday to help spread information about new immigration laws and to call for an end to Operation Lone Star.
Sea surface temperatures well above average in the Atlantic Basin and the approaching return of La Nina are fueling early talk of a busy Atlantic hurricane season this year.
Both Hidalgo and Cameron counties saw an increase in first day early voting numbers compared to the 2022 primary early voting turnout with a surge in the former’s mail-in ballots and the latter’s Cameron County Republican showing.
HARLINGEN — The VA's healthcare clinic is holding free a drive-thru pantry offering veterans healthy food.
EDINBURG — After planting the seeds of this project over two years ago, UTRGV’s Hub of Prosperity, a 5-acre research and education farm, is now cultivating their effort in a new mobile learning lab that takes their sustainable agriculture teachings all across the Rio Grande Valley.
SAN BENITO — On San Benito’s fiery political stage, the May 4 election’s shaping up like a scorcher, with Theresa Servellon, the school district’s past superintendent, challenging Ariel Cruz-Vela, a leader in the board of trustees’ new majority, for her seat on the school board.