WESLACO -- Checks worth tens of thousands of dollars deposited into local banks; what appears to be covert recordings of conversations that appear incriminating; vague answers from those named in

Facebook photos: Rio Grande Valley Vipers

EDINBURG - The RGV Vipers’ offense was like a time bomb this season. You may not know when it’s about to explode, but when it does, it’s powerful. Fans could

Leo Lopez Jr.

That Kris Kristofferson song – Me and Bobby Mc-Gee – really doesn’t make much sense when you put it into a criminal context, does it? If either Weslaco City Commissioner

Top photo: Valley View’s goalkeeper dives for a shot during a home game at Valley View.

Right photo: Brownsville Lopez defenders converge on a Valley View player trying to score.

Brownsville Lopez players try to clear the ball after a Valley View attack.

A Valley View player and Brownsville Lopez player collide on the sideline duringtheir game earlier this year at Valley View.

A Valley View player celebrates after scoring the second goal of the game in a 6-1 win over Brownsville Lopez

A long pass by a Valley View player sets up the Tigers for a goal.

Valley View top soccer team in the Valley

PHARR – If nobody was sure through the first part of the soccer season who the top boys team in the Valley is this year, there’s not much doubt. It’s

Destin Sensky and Brandon Waltens, two employees of Texas Scorecard, a product of the influential political group Empower Texans, sit at the end of the Texas Senate press table on Jan. 16, 2019.
-- Miguel Gutierrez Jr. / The Texas Tribune

In the Texas House, they’re seen as lobbyists. In the Senate, they sit at the press table.

It’s become a common scene in the Texas Legislature. A bill comes up for a vote — caps on property tax rates, maybe, or a referendum on “sanctuary cities” —

Hundreds of local leaders, business partners, and other community organizations were in attendance as Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernández, MD, hosted the third annual State of the City Address on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Hernández, a pediatric surgeon, began his address by announcing that, as Pharr’s primary care provider, “the diagnosis of the state of the City of Pharr is healthy, vibrant and flourishing,” and that “its prognosis is excellent and expected to move forward on a continued path of success.”

Pharr Mayor Ambrosio “Amos” Hernandez

Pharr Community Award - Team Mario

Pharr Community Award - Valley Interfaith

2019 Polo Palacios Service Award - Dr. Daniel P. King, Superintendent of Schools, PSJA ISD.

“Imagine coming from nothing and becoming an example of what hard work and education can get you. Imagine the possibility.”

Leading by example, Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernández, MD, offered himself as a role model – “I come from humble means, but I believe strongly that with every path we take,

Gorena Elementary School students pose for a photo underneath their new pavilion with their kindergarten teacher, Norberto Ramos.

Edinburg CISD school builds outdoor classroom with Lowe’s grant

EDINBURG – Gorena Elementary School from the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District built a pavilion that serves as an outdoor classroom thanks to a $5,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education® grant

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Obituaries

ALAMO - Adalberto “Chacho” Garza Jr., 84, entered eternal rest Monday, April 15, 2019, at his residence in Alamo.

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