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Donna ISD Superintendent on Administrative Leave

The superintendent of Donna ISD is now on administrative leave. The district’s board of directors, voted 4 to 3 in favor of Fernando Castillo leaving his post on Friday. The decision was agreed upon during a closed-door meeting on Tuesday afternoon. The directors have not yet disclosed the reason for taking this action. Fernando Castillo became the district’s superintendent after the resignation of the previous superintendent, Jesus Reyna in August of...

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Donna Mayoral Candidate suspends campaign after a judge rules against him

Ernesto Lugo, a former Donna ISD Trustee, suspended his campaign for Mayor Tuesday after a judge ruled against him. Lugo¬†filed a lawsuit seeking a temporary restraining order against the City of Donna and the Hidalgo County Elections Administrator Yvonne Ramon after the told Lugo he didn’t live within city limits and couldn’t run for office. According to Ramon, a candidate must live in the city for 6 months in order to be eligible. Judge Bobby Flores of the 139th Court ruled against Lugo. Fox news reached out to Lugos’ campaign manager for an official comment on the case. All...

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Inappropriate relationship discovered between a married Donna man and a teen

A Mother is warning parents after she discovers an inappropriate relationship between her teen daughter and a married man from Donna. She spoke with us outside court chambers this morning where the man Heriberto Loera faced charges of sexual assault. The teen’s mother says the relationship allegedly started when Loera and her daughter worked at a fast food restaurant together. When she discovered the relationship by checking her child’s phone, her daughter physically attacked her but, she reported it to police. The family is now in counseling to get through the ordeal. Ultimately, Loera’s hearing was cancelled this morning...

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Drunk Driving Killer Sentenced

Today a woman accused of driving drunk was sentenced for the death of one man The incident happened earlier this year in Donna.Perla Elizabeth Arguelles was found guilty yesterday of intoxication manslaughter, today after much deliberation a sentence was finally determined.In January, Juan De Dios Cavazos Hinojosa was the passenger of a vehicle arguelles was driving when she crashed into a light pole. Hinojosa was pronounced dead at the scene. Today she was sentenced to seven years in prison. The prosecutor in this case spoke to us about how she felt about the results. We also spoke with defense...

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