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Weslaco teacher faces charge of improper relationship  Monitor

A Weslaco High School teacher is on administrative leave after being charged with having an improper relationship with a former student. Tomas Perez, 37, was ...



Gas Leak Odor at Weslaco High School  KVEO-TV

WESLACO, Texas - UPDATE: A total of eight WHS students and one teacher were also transported to Knapp Medical Hospital for evaluation as a precautionary ...



Weslaco High football coach resigns  Monitor

After rebuilding one of the most storied programs in Valley history, Michael Salinas is hanging up his coaching headset. Michael Salinas resigned as Weslaco ...



Here's the Largest LED Video Display in High School Sports  Commercial Integrator

We've written about some largest high school football video scoreboards and, not surprisingly, most of them are in Texas. The new king, at least according to ...



Weslaco High grad wins national bilingual essay contest with ‘A Wild Tongue’  Monitor

Weslaco High School graduate Carolina De Anda's essay titled “A Wild Tongue” won first place in a student writing contest hosted by the National Association ...



Weslaco school’s support for veterans earns Purple Heart distinction  Monitor

WESLACO — A school here has received the Purple Heart School distinction recognizing the campus' dedication to veterans and their families. The Military ...



Weslaco teacher, coach and university student receives teacher of the year award  Monitor

WESLACO — In her 10th year of teaching for her hometown district, Monica Sifuentes of Weslaco ISD received statewide recognition by the Texas Council of ...



Weslaco High School football player charged in burglary investigation  KGBT-TV

A Weslaco High School football player is accused of assisting in a burglary in which more than $10000 of property was stolen.Justice Free, 18, of Weslaco was ...



Weslaco’s Rodriguez named All-Area softball Coach of the Year  Monitor

WESLACO — Things could have worked out a lot differently for Weslaco High coach Mario Rodriguez. A Weslaco High alumnus himself, Rodriguez attended the ...



Pace swept by Weslaco High  Brownsville Herald

The final tune-up match leading up to district arrived Tuesday for the Pace volleyball team.



Travis Scott Offers to Design Senior Class Shirts for Houston High School  Billboard

Students at Houston's Dwight D. Eisenhower High School have been peppering Travis Scott with tweets in hopes of having him provide approval of using his ...



Clemson Football: One Texas resident is All-In for Tigers in Cotton Bowl  Rubbing The Rock

There is an important game in Arlington, Texas on Saturday and a Clemson football fan in Texas can't wait to cheer the Tigers on.



Los Fresnos Continues Soaring, Routs Weslaco High  Brownsville Herald

WESLACO — It's now on to the state playoffs for the Los Fresnos Falcons.



Cultural moves: STC dance event both competitive and educational  Monitor

Against the huge black curtains that served as the backdrop to the McAllen Convention Center stage Saturday morning, Adriana Cavazos' bright red skirt stood ...



Weslaco picks six finalists for police chief  Monitor

WESLACO — The Weslaco City Commission has narrowed down the list of 20 police chief candidates to six finalists. The position became vacant when ...



Weslaco hosts annual party for 1015 onion  Monitor

The onion said “Cut me and I will make you cry.” Even though the vegetable will deliver upon its promise in kitchens and restaurants across the globe, it is still ...



Weslaco teen's death underscores need for suicide prevention  KGBT-TV

A family of a Weslaco High School student who took his life over the weekend is holding the funeral for him at their home.



Mercedes freshman pitcher Vento is All-Area Newcomer of the Year  Monitor

WESLACO — Mercedes freshman pitcher Mika Vento is a fierce competitor. Her early accomplishments have impressed, but the few mistakes she makes still ...



Sweeping the city: Weslaco volunteers help with cleanup on chilly morning  Monitor

WESLACO — Despite the cold temperatures Saturday morning, city leaders and volunteers got an early rise and made their way to Mayor Pablo G. Peña City ...



Weslaco family remembers teen killed by drunk driver  KGBT-TV

Days after Maria Cecilia Lopez was killed by a truck while getting the mail in front of her home, her family members prepare to say their last goodbyes.



Edcouch police chief candid on career amid departure  Monitor

Without knowing which department he might lead next, Edcouch Police Chief Eloy Cardenas submitted his resignation last month. Cardenas led the Edcouch ...



Rivera shut out by Weslaco High  Brownsville Herald

Rivera's troubles continued against a tough Weslaco High squad.



Weslaco teen arrested for Facebook gun threat  KGBT-TV

A teenager is behind bars after he allegedly posted on Facebook that he was going to bring a gun to Weslaco High School.



Edinburg High junior Reyes earns All-Area Player of the Year honors  Monitor

WESLACO — Edinburg High pitcher Amber Reyes started working with first-year EHS coach Ramon Arciba months before the 2017 softball season. Midway ...



Head-On Wreck Kills Two Roma Residents  kurv

DPS troopers continue to look into what factors led to a deadly head-on crash near Roma. Two Roma residents were killed Friday evening when a Ford Ranger ...



Students compete for spot in state, international science fairs  Monitor

Weslaco High School student Marc Serna said his interest in agriculture sprouted after a teacher, also a farmer, began bringing seeds to class.



The Monitor’s All-Area First and Second Teams and final top ten  Monitor

2017 All-Area Softball Superlatives. Player of the Year: Amber Reyes, Edinburg High junior pitcher/outfielder (.518, 58 hits, 55 runs scored, 7 2Bs, 3 HRs, ...



Texas countdown to football: 5 Longhorns from South Texas  Hookem.com

The football season is approaching fast, and Texas fans are getting excited. Counting today, there are 17 days until the start of the football season. To help ...



Braving the sweet and raw: Contest draws group of hearty eaters at Texas Onion Fest  Monitor

WESLACO — As the temperatures rose to the upper 80s Saturday, an audience of about 50 people gathered under the blue-and-white-striped Frost Bank tent to ...



LIVE UPDATES: High school football playoff games from around DFW and the rest of Texas  Star-Telegram

The high school football playoffs are here with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games around Dallas-Fort ...



Brownsville Veterans miscues lead to early playoff exit  Brownsville Herald

WESLACO — While the Brownsville Veterans Memorial Chargers came out flat in a pivotal Game 3 situation, the Sharyland-Pioneer Diamondbacks seized ...



Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium comes alive  Progresstimes

For most of their adult lives attending Friday night football games at Mission High School was a family tradition for Joe and Maria Montemayor. Herself a Mission ...



Teen's suicide shocks school campus  KGBT-TV

Grieving family and friend's were left baffled as to why a promising 16-year-old teen from Weslaco took his own life.



Richard Cortez: The Right Choice for Hidalgo County Judge  Progresstimes

With deep roots in Hidalgo County, life-long Democrat Richard Cortez has been making life better for our community and families over his long history of ...



Family of drunk driving victim reacts to man's sentence  KGBT-TV

Even though a man who killed their daughter will spend 15 years in prison, the family of Maria Cecilia Loopez says they will never be able to put her senseless ...



LIVE UPDATES: High school football games from around DFW and the rest of Texas!  Star-Telegram

The high school football season is underway with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games around Dallas-Fort ...



Experts: There is a Game Plan to Economic Development  Rio Grande Guardian

EDINBURG, RGV – Procter & Gamble alumni and entrepreneur Mark Peterson and Rio South Texas Economic Council executive director Matt Ruszczak are the ...



Delia Burross  Times Record News

Delia Carolyn Burross, went to be with her Lord Wednesday afternoon, June 21st, 2017.



Number of manufacturing workers in RGV surges  Rio Grande Guardian

MCALLEN, RGV – If Reynosa and Matamoros are included, the South Texas-Northern Tamaulipas border region has more than 200,000 workers in the ...



Matthew Gregory “Matt” Thornton  Port isabel south padre

Matthew Gregory “Matt” Thornton, 43, of Laguna Vista, Texas, entered into eternal rest on Friday, February 1, 2013, at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen ...



Driver charged for crash that killed 17-year-old checking mailbox  KGBT-TV

The driver of the truck that veered off the road and fatally struck a 17-year-old was arrested on Saturday.



The Price of Admission  Texas Tribune

In Texas, public high schools with fewer “economically disadvantaged” students and more “college-ready” students tend to send a greater percentage of their ...



New Harlandale football coach Torres eager for next challenge  KENS 5 TV

For the first time since 1994, Harlandale High School will kick off a football season with a new head coach when it plays Jay on Sept. 2.



Sullivan City hires new police chief  Progresstimes

There's a new police chief in town for Sullivan City. Richard Ozuna is bringing his 31 years of law enforcement experience to the 5,000-person town. The Donna ...



Apache Band eyes trip to state  Gonzales Inquirer

Gonzales High School band director Dennis Boucher has set his goals high for the Apache Marching Band. Boucher is convinced his charges have enough ...



Casting La Flor: That Time Thousands of Selena Hopefuls Auditioned in San Antonio  San Antonio Current

Lupe Moreno; SA native Lupe Moreno with actors Jon Seda (left) and Jacob Vargas (right) at Sunset Station during shooting for the 1997 biopic Selena. Moreno ...



New police officers promise to be good fit for Bee Cave  Austin American-Statesman

One of many factors making Bee Cave a unique place to live are the connections residents have with their local government at each level. The desire to live in a ...



In tribute to South Texas' fallen troops  San Antonio Express

The San Antonio Express-News publishes a tribute each year to the military men and women from South Texas who died while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.



Monday marks 70 years since iconic WWII photo | DeWitt  Victoria Advocate

Seventy years ago on Monday, Harlon Block was among a group of five Marines and a Navy corpsman who became immortalized in a photo in Iwo Jima, Japan.



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