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  1. DPS investigating fatal auto-pedestrian crash in ProgresoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 |

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash that occurred over the weekend near Progreso. Jorge Gerardo Delgadillo, 35, died after he was struck by a Chevrolet Avalanche pickup truck on Gonzalez Street west of Jose Street at approximately 5:22 a.m. Dec. 1, according to DPS.


  2. New director overseeing Donna, Progreso bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 |

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection in September named a new port director assigned to oversee the agency's presence at international bridges in Donna and Progreso. As port director, Walter Weaver, who was born in Louisiana and raised in Harlingen, manages more than 171 customs and border protection employees at the Progreso-Nuevo Progreso International Bridge, Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge, Weslaco's Mid-Valley Airport and Harlingen's Valley International Airport.


  3. Second border wall contract for $167M of construction through Mid-Valley citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 |

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen speaks to the local news media against the backdrop of the border wall Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017, in Hidalgo. Nielsen toured parts of the border and spoke with local government leaders during her visit.


  4. Teen arrested in Mexico for stabbing taxi driver near Progreso bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 |

    A teenager was arrested in Mexico Tuesday night on an attempted capital murder charge after he allegedly stabbed a taxi driver near the Progreso-Nuevo Progreso International Bridge last week. Alfredo Villanueva Jr., 18, was arraigned Wednesday on the second degree felony charge and Precinct 1, Place 2 Justice of the Peace Jesus Morales set his bond at $500,000.


  5. Donna man sentenced in ammo smuggling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 |

    U.S. District Judge Randy Crane sentenced Juan Jesus De La Rosa Paz to 27 months in prison for his role in an attempt to traffic 1,000 rounds of ammunition commonly used with machine guns and AK-47-type rifles. De La Rosa, standing beside his McAllen-based attorney Judith A. Cantu, apologized to the court and his family, who he said have suffered as a result of his actions.


  6. La Villa, Progreso look to Yellow Jacket vets to boost up-and-coming football programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 |

    La Villa head football coach Danny Perez gives direction on the practice field at La Villa High School on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in La Villa. Progreso head football coach Frank Martinez gives direction on the practice field at Progreso High School on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in La Villa.


  7. Weslaco woman gets 18 months in prison for biting CBP officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 |

    A Weslaco woman will serve 18 months in federal prison for biting a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer earlier this year. She was ordered to participate in anger management classes while serving her punishment.


  8. Natural grass fields are becoming increasingly rare in high school footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 |

    A majority of Valley football teams and most high schools in general have made the move away from natural grass playing fields to artificial turf to prepare for and play their games. Only a handful of teams in the RGV still play on natural grass.


  9. Hidalgo County Pct. 1 office relocated to Weslaco City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 |

    David Fuentes is seen on South Kansas Avenue in his hometown of Weslaco on Friday morning, just three days after securing a hard-fought victory in the Democratic Primary race for Precinct 1 Hidalgo County commissioner. Hidalgo County Precinct 1 continues to operate out of Weslaco City Hall and the Progreso Community Resource Center following severe weather which left the Precinct 1 office flooded with about a foot of water last month.


  10. Jury acquits ex-officer accused of punching man in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 |

    Romero Amador Jr., 26, was found not guilty of assaulting a man during an arrest made by two of his fellow officers in September 2016. Amador, who was facing a charge of assault causing bodily injury, a Class A misdemeanor carrying up to a year in jail if convicted, is currently employed with the Progreso Fire Department.


  11. Photo Gallery: Valley athletes compete during day one in state trackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 |

    Edinburg Idea's Valery Tobias competes in the 3A 400 meter run during the UIL State track meet at at the University of Texas -Austin in Mike A. Myers Stadium on Friday, May 11, 2018 in Austin. Edinburg Idea's Valery Tobias competes in the 3A 400 meter run during the UIL State track meet at at the University of Texas -Austin in Mike A. Myers Stadium on Friday, May 11, 2018 in Austin.


  12. Weslaco woman bites CBP officer; pleads guilty to assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 |

    When a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer tried to restrain a Weslaco woman, he got more than he imagined. Gabrella Lee Sanchez pleaded guilty to an assault charge Friday morning, and took responsibility for an incident from earlier this year when she bit a CBP officer after she was referred for a secondary inspection at a local port of entry, according to the criminal complaint filed against her .


  13. A younger generation of farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 |

    Nicole Sosbee holds a newborn goat for her daughter Emma at her farm, Edens Lilly Farm and Dairy, near Progeso. Sosebee makes and sells goat cheese, milk and other goat based products, and lives a close to a self sustaining life on the farm as possible by eating what is in season and processing her own meat on the farm.


  14. Noon Fix: Animal shelter implementing upgrades; Hidalgo County negotiates courthouse contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 |

    Just days after the overwhelmed Palm Valley Animal Center here had been at full capacity, development director Rebeca Villanueva reported, in somewhat disbelief, that there was not a single cat housed in the facility. More than half of the animals that were in the shelter two days ago are in temporary or permanent homes.


  15. Drainage, road improvements underway in ProgresoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 |

    County and local officials broke ground this week along Gonzalez Road to kick off a drainage and road improvement project in Progreso. Crews will reconstruct Gonzalez Road and enhance drainage in the area at a cost of $480,000, according to a Hidalgo County news release.


  16. Ex-CBP officer sentenced in federal smuggling attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 |

    A now former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer was sentenced to two years in federal prison for his role in an attempt to allow a previously deported man into the country. On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez sentenced Sabas Salinas to 24 months in federal prison in connection with an August 2017 attempt to allow a Reynosa man, who did not have legal permission to be in the country, to bypass the port of entry without legal status, according to a criminal complaint .


  17. Progreso yet to pay Weslaco $58,000 for fire servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 |

    The city of Progreso owes Weslaco $58,000 for fire department response and has yet to pay any of it as of Tuesday. Weslaco City Manager Mike Perez said at a commission meeting Tuesday that certified letters have been sent to the municipality in an attempt to collect the thousands owed for fire response within Progreso over the course of two years.


  18. TEA wins appeal in Progreso ISD caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 |

    The Texas Court of Appeals issued a ruling that once again puts the board of trustees and superintendent at the Progreso school district at risk of being replaced by a state-appointed board of managers and superintendent. The ruling sided with a 2015 decision by the Texas Education Agency's former commissioner, Michael Williams, to dissolve the school district's board of managers, replace its main leadership role and lower its accreditation to "accredited warned" due to concerns brought up by a nearly two-year investigation into the district's administration.


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