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COVID-19 travel restrictions extended again

The COVID-19 related travel restrictions across the United States border with Mexico and Canada have been extended again. The Department of Homeland Security states the...

BISD renews tax-collection contract

By a split vote the Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees has renewed the district's delinquent tax collection contract with Linebarger, Goggan, Blair...

Ex-BISD trustee’s sentencing delayed again

The sentencing date for former BISD Board of Trustees Vice President Sylvia P. Atkinson has been delayed for a fourth time. Federal court documents state...

Los Fresnos CISD awarded over $624,000 from Elon Musk

The Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District announced Wednesday that it has been awarded over $624,000 from the Elon Musk Foundation. A district spokesman said...

Elon Musk donates $2.4 million to Brownsville ISD, additional funds to Los Fresnos schools

Big money continues to be awarded to Cameron County school districts thanks to Elon Musk. The Brownsville Independent School District announced Wednesday that the Musk...

HCISD: Musk grant to upgrade facilities, purchase equipment

HARLINGEN – It’s a done deal. Speculation has run high ever since Elon Musk announced several weeks ago he was donating $20 million to Cameron...

Wealthy Latin Americans flock to US in search of vaccines

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By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and MARCOS MARTINEZ CHACON Associated Press MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — They travel thousands of miles by plane from Latin America to...

County reports ‘drastic’ drop in vaccination rate

HARLINGEN — Cameron County’s “drastic decline” in COVID-19 vaccinations is leading to surplus doses as health officials plan new ways of reaching residents to...

Push to probe Mercedes ISD’s handling of sex assault claims fails

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MERCEDES — Mercedes school district trustees voted 4-3 against launching an investigation into administrative procedures and action taken on allegations of sexual assault and...