Tag: Mercedes

Mercedes welcomes first woman assistant police chief

MERCEDES — Police here acknowledged one of their own Friday by elevating her to among the highest of ranks within the department. Blanca Sanchez,...

Choosing mayor pro-tem no easy task in Mercedes

With the city of Mercedes undergoing a spate of changes over the last few weeks — from turnover at the highest levels of city...

Weslaco changes course, approves Mercedes prisoner contract

After initially moving to cancel a contract to house Mercedes prisoners at the Weslaco city jail, Weslaco officials have reversed course and approved a...

Mercedes names Macias police chief

The city of Mercedes has elevated interim police chief Jose Macias to the position officially, announcing his selection as the new police chief in...

Mercedes finalizes McAllen’s Pagan as interim city manager

The Mercedes City Commission finalized their choice for interim city manager during a special meeting Tuesday, affirming Kevin Pagan as their pick. Pagan, who currently...

Two suffer ‘major injuries’ in Mercedes crash

Mercedes police are reporting a major vehicular accident on Business 83 that occurred Monday at the bridge that spans the International Boundary and Water...

Mercedes looks to appoint McAllen’s Pagan as interim city manager

The city of Mercedes has tapped longtime McAllen City Attorney Kevin Pagan to serve as interim city manager. The move comes as Mercedes looks...

Weslaco gives Mercedes 30-day extension on housing prisoners

After more than a year of receiving consistently late payments from their neighbor, the Weslaco City Commission in November voted to terminate its contract...

Records: Mercedes consistently late paying to house prisoners in Weslaco

More than a year since they began housing their prisoners at the Weslaco city jail, records show the city of Mercedes has consistently been...

Howell, Martinez win Mercedes runoff

MERCEDES — The citizens of Mercedes have elected two new city commissioners in Jacob Howell and Joe Martinez Tuesday. The wins are both firsts for...