Alamo Police Chief Baudelio Castillo. Thumbnail photos (top left) Mayor Diana Martinez; (top right) Commissioner Robert De La Garza.

ALAMO – This story is almost reminiscent of the mid- to late-1990s when Alamo had two police chiefs at the same time, and the lawsuits that went with such a

Can’t find a house in San Juan with a front yard as trashy as this one in Meridianville, Ala., thankfully; but that’s what the City of San Juan is trying to prevent from happening. Photo courtesy of WHNT.

SAN JUAN – Short news bits about San Juan: After the end to City Manager Ben Arjona’s 90-day probation that began last October, and for which the city commission majority

JP Homer Jasso Sr.

EDINBURG – Well, JP “Homer” Jasso did it. He turned himself into the Edinburg PD Jan. 2nd after being charged with hit-and-run of an unoccupied vehicle after Edinburg police initially

U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-El Paso (left), and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz at their respective election night rallies on Nov. 6, 2018. O’Rourke was in El Paso. Cruz was in Houston.

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Ivan Pierre Aguirre: O’Rourke/Bob Daemmrich: Cruz

How the race between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke became the closest in Texas in 40 years

“Who?” That was the reaction back in late 2016 from former Houston Mayor Annise Parker when she first heard that a sophomore Democratic congressman from El Paso named Beto O’Rourke

Featured, from left: Hidalgo City Council Member Abram Ramírez, Council Member Linda Ayala, Mayor Sergio Coronado, and Mayor Pro Tem Gustavo “Gus” Sánchez were among city and state leaders present on Saturday, October 6, 2018 for the groundbreaking of Lepowitz Park at the Villa Garza Flores Subdivision. On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, the Hidalgo Mayor, his six colleagues on the Hidalgo City Council, and the Board of Directors of the Hidalgo Economic Development Corporation will host another ceremony, which will take place at the city-owned, $23 million State Farm Hidalgo Arena, to announce the first phase of a major commercial and industrial development, known as the The Hidalgo Infrastructure Project 2018, that will be built near the multi-event complex. The State Farm Hidalgo Arena is located at 2600 N. 10th Street (Hwy. 336).

Photograph By CHARLIE BARRIOS

$54.6 million The Hidalgo Infrastructure Project 2018 set for groundbreaking ceremony November 14

A projected $54.6 million economic development plan, known as The Hidalgo Infrastructure Project 2018, will be celebrated during a 10 a.m. groundbreaking in front of the State Farm Arena on

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SAN JUAN – Ray Anthony Santa Maria, 16, died Thursday, January 10, 2019, at McAllen Medical Center.

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