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GARDEN VIEW: Advice to get your garden through the summer

BY BARBARA STORZWith temperatures reaching 100 degrees and beyond, our gardens need a bit of help to get through the summer.>> Make sure you...

Generations come together for fishing trip

MISSION — Making new friends and fishing was to objective this week in the inaugural intergenerational fishing derby held at Anzalduas County Park.Bringing the...

Finish line in sight for Rio Hondo lift bridge refit

RIO HONDO — There is light at the end of the bridge.RIO HONDO — There is light at the end of the bridge.Texas Department...

First-team opportunities shake up RGV FC Toros lineup ahead of match against LA Galaxy...

EDINBURG — As the final seconds were ticking away in stoppage time of the Houston Dynamo’s U.S. Open Cup match against North Carolina FC...

Plea deal reached related to Weslaco woman’s death

EDINBURG — A McAllen man originally charged with murder agreed to a plea deal last week to avoid the possibility of life in prison,...

Rio Grande City hires new legal representation

RIO GRANDE CITY — City commissioners hired new legal counsel Wednesday after their previous city attorney resigned in April.Attorneys Calixtro Villarreal and Reno Gonzalez...

Bribery, theft investigated at probation office

EDINBURG — The Hidalgo County Adult Probation office is under investigation for alleged bribery and theft by employees.The investigation appears to focus on probation...

Off-duty sheriff’s employee arrested, placed on leave

EDINBURG — An Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office detention officer has been placed on administrative leave after his arrest for public intoxication and evading arrest,...

Liga MX sides set for match July 11 at H-E-B Park in Edinburg

DALLAS — Pumas UNAM will face Club Puebla in the fifth game of the MoneyGram SocioMX Tour 2017 at 7:30 p.m. on July 11...

SOUND ‘ROUND: In celebration of the dark arts

BY JON LaFOLLETTETHE MOUNTAIN GOATS — GOTHS (MERGE)Unless your name is Neil deGrasse Tyson, Stephen Hawking or Paul Allen, odds are John Darnille is...