I woke up Monday morning with the best of intentions; then I noticed this huge bump on the left side of my neck the size of a nickle. Had a

By Gregg Romero Wendorf

The Advance News published several stories in 2017 about Hidalgo County’s purchase of 12 used trucks and vacuum trailers for a total of $1.44 million. There were indeed several things
EDINBURG – A La Joya man will serve 32 years in prison for continuous sexual abuse of a child. Pedro Enrique Barzola Garcia, 42, was sentenced to 32 years without

Brianna Quesada gets by Ronnie Cantur during their bi-district playoff game.

Teammates celebrate after Donna’s Brianna Quesada hit a half-court shot at the halftime buzzer.

Donna guard Gaby Campos is all smiles during a 20-point victory against Mission Veterans in the bi-district playoffs.


McALLEN — Brianna Quesada had just 5.8 seconds to get off a shot. She actually took it a bit early, but that didn’t matter because the halfcourt heave just before

Mayor Hernandez

Pharr mayor Hernandez:

PHARR - February’s sales-tax-allocation report released last week by the Texas State Comptroller reflects sales tax collected during the month of December 2018, and in terms of growth, the city

Edinburg Vela’s Roberto Silva wreslte against and opponend from McAllenRowe during the district championships at La Joya High

Mcallen Rowe’s Daniela Diaz wrestles McAllen Memorial’s Maria Saenz during the district championships at La Joya High.

Edinburg Vela’s Robero Silva wrestle during the District 15-6A wrestling match at La Joya High School.

McAllen Rowe’s Petey Lozano wrestles in the semifinals against and opponents from La Joya Juarez-Lincoln.

Edinburg High’s Tatiana Gloria wrestles McAllen Memorial’s Stephanie Gonzalez in the 138-pound weight class in the district championships at La Joya High School


Around the country, especially in Midwest states, wrestlers are known as athletes “of a different breed.” In places like the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference, there are light shows and hot

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD (PSJA ISD) Superintendent Dr. Daniel P. King was awarded the Leopoldo “Polo” Palacios Award during the City of Pharr’s State of the City Address held Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.

PSJA ISD Superintendent honored with the City of Pharr’s Polo Palacios Award

PHARR – Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD (PSJA ISD) Superintendent Dr. Daniel P. King was awarded the Leopoldo “Polo” Palacios Award during the City of Pharr’s State of the City Address held

Photograph By LUIS LARRAGA

Featured: Ronnie Larralde, Executive Director, Edinburg Chamber of Commerce, addresses elected officials, business executives, and other community dignitaries soon after his selection on Monday January 7, 2019 by the local business lobby group as its top administrator. One of Larralde’s first major projects for this year as executive director will take place on Thursday, February 7, 2019, with the chamber’s RGV Census Forum, which will bring together the four county judges from the Rio Grande Valley to emphasize the importance of U.S. Census Day, which is April 1, 2020.

Share of $800 billion to be focus of RGV’s Four County Judges

The Rio Grande Valley’s political power from the state house in Austin to the Congress and White House in Washington, D.C. will be significantly influenced by the upcoming U.S. Census



PHARR- Maria Del Carmen Villarreal, loving sister, aunt, and friend, passed away in her home surrounded by family on Saturday, June 8th.

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