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BISD claims lawsuit lacking, asks judge to reject Cornejo-Lopez

The Brownsville Independent School District said in court documents that it cannot answer a lawsuit filed by 404th state District Judge Elia Cornejo-Lopez because...

South Padre Island wins travel title

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Canadians love South Texas island life, and they’re spreading the word.South Padre Island was named a top 2018 beach vacation...

Federal land agency again hosting wild horse, burro adoption

The annual wild horse and burro sale and adoption is returning to the grounds of the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show in Mercedes.The Bureau...

Mission event center prepares for its grand debut

MISSION — The city’s long-awaited new event center is on pace to make it’s debut in the spring.The 40,000-square-foot center, located off Shary Road...

McAllen police officer arrested for domestic violence

PALM VALLEY — Police here arrested a McAllen police officer for assault-family violence Friday night.Palm Valley police said they responded to a call Friday...

Quinta Mazatlán reaps more bird sightings in 2017

McALLEN — Quinta Mazatlán played a part to ensure children stay busy, and learning, over winter break. From Dec. 27-30, the nature center hosted...

Forecast calls for more cold

The new year could bring with it a mix of freezing temperatures, rain, fog and possibly a light freeze.The new year could bring with...

Early voting begins next week to replace Cortez on commission

McALLEN — Early voting will commence next week to fill the seat vacated by now former Commissioner Richard Cortez.Voting will begin Wednesday, Jan. 3,...

State Rep. Martinez warns of celebratory gunfire year after shot in head

Last New Year’s Eve, a local lawmaker saw firsthand the dangers of celebratory gunfire.State Rep. Armando “Mando” Martinez, D-Weslaco, was struck in the head...