Friday Dec 6
Nutrition education does result in better food choices
Mascots join organizers of the 2013 Eat4-Health program at Rodriguez Elementary in Harlingen, including Roxanna Salinas, Prairie View A&M Cooperative Extension Service; Michael Fray, Chick-Fil-A; Beulah Rangel, Dr. Rodriquez Elementary assistant principal; Hugo Valdez, Hygeia; Pat Torres, HEB; and Dr. Rukiea Draw-Hood, Cooperative Extension 4-H ... (more)
Friday Dec 6
Longoria files for reelection
State Rep. Oscar Longoria, D-La Joya, officially filed as a candidate for re-election in Texas House District 35, which encompasses parts of Hidalgo and Cameron Counties.
Attorney gets 20 years in prison for racketeering
A federal judge sentenced an Austin personal injury attorney to 20 years in prison late Tuesday on racketeering charges stemming from a judicial bribery investigation.
2011 UP Settlement Could Impact Bridge Dispute
As a stalemate between Cameron County and federal officials threatens to stall a $100 million border rail project, federal lawmakers are eyeing a settlement between U.S. Customs and Border Protection and rail power Union Pacific as a means to a potential solution.
SpaceX continues to buy land for possible Brownsville, Texas spaceport
According to a November 23, 2013 story in The Monitor, a Brownsville newspaper, Elon Musk's SpaceX is continuing the buy land parcels in Cameron County.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Fish thief netted from Facebook photo
A photo of eight fish on a tailgate in the front yard somewhere in Cameron County, Texas.