Joe Blackwell

Approximately a year after his arrest for alleged multiple federal crimes, longtime local auto dealer Joe Blackwell, age 70, pleaded guilty Nov. 30, 2018, to one count – wire fraud

Alamo City Commissioner Trinidad “Trino” Medina. Top left: Alamo Mayor Diana Martinez. Top right: Alamo Commissioner Robert De La Garza.

ALAMO – Say what you will about Alamo, but one thing is for sure: Over the decades this newspaper has been covering this city of (now) approximately 27,000, the politics
Less than three weeks after two people died in a suspected alcohol-related traffic accident (Nov. 17), another suspected DWI-related accident has claimed another victim: Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Dispatcher Sandra Coronado.



Napoleon Prudencio, 79, died Saturday, December 8, 2018, at Amara Hospice Inpatient Facility in Edinburg. Born in Manila, Philippines, Napoleon lived in Mission since 1979 and was a member of St.

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