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Texas A&M University System chancellor named Border Texan of the Year

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McALLEN — John Sharp, chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, was named the 2018 Border Texan of the Year Monday at PlainsCapital Bank.Sharp,...

Two RGV professionals named to statewide boards

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Two locals were appointed to statewide boards by Gov. Greg Abbott, according to a news release issued Friday.Fred Farias III, optometrist and CEO of...

Villalobos sworn in as McAllen District 1 Commissioner

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McALLEN — Two cakes and a bowl of punch sent off now-former District 1 Commissioner Richard Cortez and welcomed newly elected District 1 Commissioner...

Texas A&M University System chancellor named Border Texan of the Year

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McALLEN — John Sharp, chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, was named the 2018 Border Texan of the Year Monday at PlainsCapital Bank.Sharp,...

Cold front triggers rip current alert

HARLINGEN — Weather forecasters issued warnings this morning about sea and beach conditions following the cold front which swept through South Texas on Sunday.A...

Women We Love: Letty Reyes’ passion has brought better quality of life to Edinburg

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EDINBURG — Letty Reyes enthusiastically listed the cultural events hosted in Edinburg — Artrageous, Fridafest, the South Texas Film Festival, a Dia De Los...

RGV Child Exploitation Taskforce looks back on two years of work

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On Feb. 24, 2016, Rio Grande Valley Child Exploitation Taskforce agents descended on a home in Harlingen and ended a nightmare.During that raid, agents...

IDEA-U to offer scholarships to DACA students

IDEA Public Schools has received a grant that will enable its IDEA-U online university to educate, support and grant degrees to 1,000 DACA students...

Sister Norma Pimentel to receive prestigious medal

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Sister Norma Pimentel, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley and longtime advocate for immigrants and refugees, will receive the oldest...

McAllen ISD officials evaluating campus needs

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McALLEN — School district officials here are formulating a plan on how to address needed upgrades, capacity issues and the quality of most McAllen...
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