Tag: weslaco

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...

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...

Hospital CEO tapped for Weslaco chamber chairperson

The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce announced in a news release Tuesday that Corina Rodriguez, a licensed master social worker and hospital chief executive...

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...

Weslaco community mourns, salutes beloved educator and ‘Woman of the Year’

Sue Peterson was big time. At least that’s how those who speak of her affectionately describe Susan, or Sue as she’s better known. She was...

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...

Pct. 1 commish to participate in state leadership conference 

WESLACO — Hidalgo County Precinct 1 Commissioner David Fuentes was chosen as one of 14 to participate in a prestigious leadership program for county...

Valley migrant farm workers allege pesticide exposure in Illinois

By SOPHIA TAREEN | Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — More than two dozen migrant workers from Texas allege they were sprayed with toxic pesticides while...

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...

Weslaco greenlights $8.3M police department

Weslaco city leaders unanimously approved the ballpark budget costs for the construction of a new police department on Tuesday. The $8.3 million budget is just...