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Congratulations to Omar Moya III from Vaquero 4H for placing 1st in class and Division Champion at the State Fair of Texas showing LJ Rocha’s bull!

Letter to the Editor

It’s so sad to see everyone putting comments about Bibi and Julian as if u all knew who they were ! Whatever Bibi did for a living is no one’s business we don’t recall him bothering anyone or dipping in anyone’s life! It’s sad u all sit behind social media to talk bad about victims because that is what they […]

City of Roma Names Royal Court

The City of Roma, in preparation for their annual Roma Fest festivities has named a queen and royal court. Brianna Lee Alaniz was named the 2019 Miss Roma at the conclusion of the community wide pageant held last Sunday at the Performing Arts Center. Mary Ann Ruiz was named Princess and Alondra Garcia was named Duchess finishing off the royal […]

Fraudulent Messages Sent on Social Media

Messages sent through the personal account of Starr County Judge Eloy Vera regarding a UN fund have been confirmed to be false.   El Tejano received questions from locals in regards to the messages and personally spoke to Judge Vera who quickly confirmed that the messages were not sent by him. The messages talked about a United Nations Fund a […]

Amber Alert for Missing Teen 

A statewide Amber Alert was issued Monday for a 13-year-old Texas girl who’s believed to be with a 19-year-old man and may be “in grave or immediate danger.” Betsabe Perez was last seen at noon on Sept. 9 in Del Rio. Authorities think she’s with Erik Diaz-Tapia who may be driving a red older model four-door sedan, possibly a Pontiac. […]

Head on Collision in Zapata County 

A female was  airlifted to San Antonio and several others have been injured in a two-vehicle head on collision last Friday night. The accident was reported to law enforcement five minutes before 6pm on Hwy 83 and 738 near Laredo. Two vehicles were described as 2014 gray Chevrolet Silverado and a 2013 white Buick Regal according to DPS. Witnesses state […]

Congratulations to the Cross Country Lady Rattlers

Congratulations to the Cross Country Lady Rattlers on a superb performance this morning at Donna High School’s “Meet of Champions!” Pictured are: Angela Zavala, Stephanie Gonzalez (7th Place), Joselyn Rodriguez (1st Place), Leslie Martinez, and Sara Carolina Cantu (16th Place). Let’s show them some love as they work hard and train to prepare for their District Meet! #GoRioGo #SupportOurGirls


By Kenneth Roberts Freelance Writer In a victory that significantly improved their chances of achieving a playoff berth, the Rio Grande City Rattlers used a second half offensive explosion to trounce the Brownsville Veterans Charges 36-13 in a District 16-5A Division I battle at Joe R. Sanchez Stadium Friday night. Both teams entered Friday night’s contest with 2-1 district records […]

Family Survives Major Accident

A major accident was reported last Friday night on FM 755 north of La Gloria around 8:30pm.  Originally the accident was rumored to include up to three vehicles and there was a possibility of a fatality.   At the scene were Texas Department of Public Safety troopers and Starr County Sheriff’s Office deputies.  The low visibility made it hard to […]

La Grulla Native Hits it Big in the MLB

La Grulla native A.J. Alaniz had a great night last Saturday night as he got his first win as a relief pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds.   Alaniz achieved an RBI single on his first time at bat for the team in the 12th inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  For the Reds the hit changed the pace calling for a […]

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