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On its way: Flash flood watch issued for RGV

It could be a drought-breaker, but first we have to get through it. The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a flash flood watch...

Los Fresnos senior named Forty Acres Scholar

Brownsville resident and Los Fresnos High School Class of 2021 salutatorian Mia Rodriguez has been named a recipient of the Forty Acres Scholars Program...

RGV congressmen: File taxes before June 15 to receive child tax credit

As part of the American Rescue Plan, congressmen in the Rio Grande Valley urge families to file their 2020 taxes before the June 15...

IDEA San Benito students announce plans to attend TSTC

Family and friends of 26 IDEA San Benito seniors learned that Texas State Technical College would be the students’ school of choice beginning this...

Abbott says no public schools or government entities can require masks

By Patrick Svitek |The Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Tuesday banning government entities in Texas — like cities and counties —...

San Benito mulls law after mayor shakes up boards

SAN BENITO — For four months, Mayor Rick Guerra’s attempts to remove city board members have sparked federal lawsuits while deepening the rift on...

Energy, water-saving tax-free weekend coming May 29-31

It’s not exactly free, but it isn’t going to be taxed. The annual sales tax holiday for Energy Star and WaterSense products is set for...

Critical nesting season: Sea turtle struck by vehicle, investigation ongoing

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From pollution and predators to incidental captures in fishing gear, sea turtles face a number of deadly threats. Now through August,...

SBHS student advances to Nationals

San Benito High School (SBHS) senior Sol Santana earned a Gold Medal at the SkillsUSA Texas Virtual Leadership and Skills conference.  She has competed...

San Benito SkillsUSA students earn gold medals

Three San Benito High School students – sophomore Hannah Benavides, senior Yasmin Ramos and senior Rebecca Guzman – competed in the recent virtual SkillsUSA...