Month: February 2016

High early voting reported in Cameron County

Higher early voting turnout than usual for the March 1 primary elections is reported in Cameron County by elections administrator Remi Garza. Garza said that through Monday a total of 10,333 people had voted in the Democratic and Republican primaries,…

UPDATE: Murder victim identified as Houston man, three charged

UPdate: Murder victim identified Tuesday as Jose Filiberto Cassillas, 33 of Houston. Earlier articles Two men and one woman were officially charged Monday in connection with the shooting death of another man, Harlingen police reported. Gregorio Ramirez, 33, of Primera,…

Boswell has three opponents in mayor’s race

Mayor Chris Boswell will face three opponents in his bid for another term in Harlingen. They are former City Commissioner Jerry Prepejchal, retired police lieutenant and private detective Joe Rubio Jr. and consultant Kenneth Benton. Boswell, who had served three…