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Making The Grade: The Worst Schools In The RGV – 2022

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Earlier this Summer, the Texas Education Agency released its annual A-F Accountability Report for the 2021-2022 school year, measuring the performances of campuses and their respective districts all across the state using a variety of different standardized education metrics.

As we’ve done previously, your friends at The Bench Wire have combed through the data and we’ll be presenting our findings in a series, Making The Grade.

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Weslaco’s Omar Figueroa Suffers Second Straight TKO – Announces Retirement

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After eight rounds of punishment, Omar Figueroa’s corner had seen enough and ended his 140-pound title eliminator bout against Sergey Lipinets who stepped in only five days ago after Adrien Broner stepped away due to mental health issues.

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Man Dies After Shooting Himself At Point Blank Shooting Range in Pharr

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Pharr PD responded to a 911 call at approximately 12:30 PM today at 407 N. Jackson Rd., the location of Point Blank Sporting Goods in Pharr, a popular shooting range in the Rio Grande Valley, where it was reported that Robert Levrier, Jr., 22, shot himself.

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Woman Charged In Deadly Weslaco DWI Crash Had A Long Rap Sheet

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Daena Nicole Gonzalez, the 27-year-old woman accused of killing 18-year-old Jaime Elias Garcia while drunkenly evading police in Weslaco on Saturday, has a history of run-ins with local law enforcement that includes assaulting a public servant, child abandonment, and making a terroristic threat toward another person.

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Nobody Likes The New Brownsville Mural, Trey

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Taking a break from the quantum continuum of Schrodinger’s box, the City of Brownsville unveiled their newest downtown mural which looks like…well…

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Retired McAllen Memorial Coach Was Set To Take Sexual Harassment Training After Texting Incident

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Former McAllen Memorial football head coach Bill Littleton was set to take sexual harassment re-training following an “unethical” behavioral incident involving a text message exchange with a parent according to a letter released by McAllen ISD sent from Assistant Superintendent Todd Miller to Littleton.
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It’s Over For Manny Pacquiao, For Real This Time

One of boxing’s greatest careers may have finally come to a close. Eight-division world champion, Manny Pacquiao, 42, took a heavy beating after losing to WBA Welterweight title-holder Yordenis Ugas, a replacement-level fighter who only had 11 days to prepare, during their bout this Saturday.

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There’s Literally Only One Path Left For LeBron To Be The GOAT

After playing 18 seasons in the NBA, there really isn’t much left to discuss. Cutting through the opinions about his free-agent orchestrations, the “decision,” the “not one – not two,” and even his politics, LeBron James, by all accounts that matter, is the 2nd greatest player who ever picked up a basketball. Period.
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Here’s the Wack-Ass Rap Video with the Edinburg PD Officer

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Yesterday, we published a polished timeline of the events surrounding the scandal involving Edinburg police chief, Cesar Torres, and one particular event caught our eye.

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