Friday May 17
County water concerns not over
Current Conditions: Fair, 89 F Forecast: Fri - Sunny. High: 92 Low: 75 Sat - Partly Cloudy.
Tue May 14, 2013
7th DWI Arrest Lands CS Man in Jail
According to the arrest report, Bryan PD stopped 29-year-old Robert Ruiz after he allegedly drove through a red light.
Fri May 10, 2013
House panel rejects Hinojosa language for Valley medical school
A House panel on Friday scuttled a controversial plan being pushed by Sen. Juan Hinojosa , D-McAllen, to locate the first two years of medical education in Hidalgo County as part of a proposal to create a new mega university in the Rio Grande Valley.
Border agent charged with sexual assault
A South Texas U.S. Border Patrol agent has been arrested on a sexual assault charge after an incident with a woman he was guarding at a Corpus Christi hospital .
OWLS oppose proposed commuter rail line
Under public forum during Tuesday's Hidalgo County Commissioners Court meeting, OWLS representative Frank Travers asked the county to withdraw its support from the proposed Hidalgo County Commuter Rail District.
Wed May 08, 2013
Change to Valley university plan OK'd
The Texas Senate Higher Education committee Wednesday tinkered with the bill that would create a new University of Texas institution in the Rio Grande Valley, despite some members expressing hesitancy over changes in how the location of the university's future medical school would be determined.
Fri May 03, 2013
Southwest Farm Press
Water Crisis: Historic crop losses possible in the Texas Rio Grande Valley
In spite of significant but short-lived rain in late April, an escalating water shortage in Deep South Texas has most farmers comparing this early crop year to 2006 crop when the Lower Rio Grande Valley region suffered an estimated $50 million dollars in crop losses.
Overpayment policy approved by county
A new policy to allow Hidalgo County employees who received overpayments as part of a longevity plan instituted by the county five years ago was approved Tuesday.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Victoria Advocate
Gerardo Luis Cantu, 29, of Beeville, by deputies Friday on a warrant charging him with violation of probation in an assault causing bodily injury to a family member case.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Valley Residents Divided In Gun Debate
A recent poll found more South Texas College students are against concealed handguns on campus than support the idea, but it remains to be seen whether packing heat on campus will become a reality.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
The Beaumont Enterprise
Singer found dead along road in rural South Texas
The death of a South Texas singer well known for his ballads, including some about the exploits of Mexican drug cartels, was being treated as a murder investigation after authorities found his body Thursday on a rural road.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Fitch Affirms Hidalgo County, Texas' L-T Bonds and COs at 'AA-'; Outlook Positive
The limited tax bonds and COs are secured by a continuing direct annual property tax levy, limited to $0.80 per $100 taxable assessed valuation .
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Singer found shot dead in South Texas
Authorities say a South Texas singer well known for his ballads, including some about the exploits of Mexican drug cartels, has been found dead.
South Texas Irrigation District Almost Tapped Dry
Allen, the general manager of the Delta Lake Irrigation District in Edcouch, says that if current drought conditions persist, he will have bad news for farmers in the area come June 2. "I am just going to have to cut all my farmers off," said Allen, who overseas delivery of irrigation water to 70,000 acres of land in Willacy and Hidalgo counties.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
South Texas youth adopted after decade of waiting
Anthony Gonzalez Harris had spent a decade in state foster care following the death of his mother, and as his 18th birthday drew near, he lost hope he'd ever be adopted.