Mercedes appoints new assistant police chief
The city of Mercedes appointed a new assistant police chief on Friday.
Blanca Sanchez worked as a patrol woman with the Mercedes Police Department for over eight years before becoming Hidalgo County's only female assistant police chief.
Sanchez said she is ready to give back to the community.
"I'm ready for the challenge that we have ahead of us," Sanchez said. "We have a new administration, we have a good team with our lieutenant and our sergeants and we just want to move forward and continue striving for transparency."
Watch the video for the full story.
Texas National Guard coming to Starr County on Saturday to administer vaccines
Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for women who are pregnant?
Valley Made, Local Strong: The Candy Apple Factory
Sen. Cornyn hopeful for future turnout of mass vaccination efforts
Valley residents frustrated over reports of foreign nationals crossing border for vaccine