Tag: mid-valley

Former employee sues Weslaco for sexual harassment

A former Weslaco city employee has filed a lawsuit against the city, claiming she was forced to resign after filing sexual harassment complaints against...

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,...

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...

Donna man charged with animal cruelty

A 46-year-old Donna man is facing a charge of animal cruelty after a woman bought four Shih Tzus from him that were severely neglected...

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...

Weslaco voters approve term limits, hybrid commission

Voters in Weslaco overwhelmingly approved changes to their city commission after three charter amendment propositions passed by landslides Tuesday night. Among the changes are new...