Children’s art contest accepting entries

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Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the 2021 “Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest” is open for entries. All Texas students...

Major Crimes Unit probing scene where decomposed body found in Palmview

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A man’s decomposed body was discovered in Palmview, Hidalgo County Sheriff J.E. Eddie Guerra announced on his Twitter page Sunday evening.  No other information was...

Final defendant in illegal cigarettes case sentenced

The final defendant in a case involving the sale and distribution of illegal cigarettes was sentenced to time served during a hearing last week. The...

Delgado’s conviction affirmed by appellate court

A U.S. appellate court denied convicted former state District Judge Rodolfo Delgado’s claim that the government failed to provide sufficient evidence during his federal...

In midst of congressional turmoil, Valley reps prioritize pandemic recovery

Facing one of the most divided congressional bodies in recent memory, with an incoming Democratic administration expected to be challenged often by Republican leadership,...

Hidalgo County to open COVID-19 vaccination clinic Tuesday

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Hidalgo County will be opening its first COVID-19 vaccine clinic, which will begin distributing doses to healthcare workers and residents older than 65, on...

BEARING WITNESS: Friend honors memory of farmworker, musician, jack of all trades

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Editor’s note: After John Garza of McAllen read several Bearing Witness articles in The Monitor, he decided to write about his dear friend Pedro...

The Latest: President Trump’s visit to the border wall

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UPDATE: 3:55 p.m. President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One just after 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon following his remarks near the border wall an hour...

Choosing mayor pro-tem no easy task in Mercedes

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With the city of Mercedes undergoing a spate of changes over the last few weeks — from turnover at the highest levels of city...