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FBI raids Edcouch City Hall, assistant city manager’s home

EDCOUCH — Federal agents descended upon city hall here Wednesday morning in search of documents, meeting records and computer data as part of an ongoing investigation.

Progreso woman indicted for causing fatal Edcouch crash that killed three

A 27-year-old Progreso woman is set to be arraigned Wednesday after three of her passengers died when she failed to yield and was subsequently hit by a semi just north of Edcouch on Jan. 25.

Beleaguered Garcia Grain hires bankruptcy restructuring officer

A federal bankruptcy judge has approved the appointment of a chief restructuring officer in the bankruptcy case of Donna-based Garcia Grain Corp., igniting new hope that the beleaguered company can restructure and avoid liquidation.

Edcouch-Elsa ISD names lone finalist for superintendent

The Edcouch-Elsa ISD Board of Trustees unanimously named Alda T. Benavides lone finalist for the position of superintendent Wednesday.

Edcouch-Elsa ISD is certifying security guards for firearms

Edcouch-Elsa ISD will be arming district security personnel through the "Guardian" program in response to House Bill 3, which requires an armed guard at every Texas school campus.

Edcouch-Elsa trustees eyeing bond push

Edcouch-Elsa ISD trustees are considering making a bond push in November for improvements that could include safety upgrades, building maintenance and some new facilities.

Edcouch-Elsa ISD eyeing stricter dress code

The Edcouch-Elsa school district is considering tightening its dress code standards and may implement some kind of standardized dress code — not exactly a uniform, but not dissimilar to one in effect.

Edcouch man gets 60 years for holiday killing of wife, mother-in-law

A 31-year-old Edcouch man who shot and killed his common-law wife before fatally shooting his mother-in-law on New Year’s Eve in 2020 was sentenced to 60 years in prison on Friday.

Infant allegedly killed by Edcouch man displayed common signs of strangulation

The 16-month-old baby who was allegedly strangled by his 18-year-old dad displayed "pinpoint, round blood spots on the skin around his face consistent with petechiae," which is commonly found in victims of strangulation, according to a probable cause affidavit.

Edcouch man receives $1M bond for allegedly strangling infant son

EDINBURG — An 18-year-old Edcouch man accused of strangling his one-year-old son to death made a first appearance Wednesday afternoon at the city’s municipal court.