MCALLEN, RGV - Tributes have poured in for former state Rep. Roberto Gutierrez who passed away Dec. 28, aged 83. The McAllen Democrat was a key player in legislation to set up South Texas...
EDINBURG, RGV - The Citrus Theater in Edinburg, had it’s grand opening on Friday, January 17, 1941. Seventy-six years later, BUILD RGV is partnering with the owners of the Citrus Theater, the Museum of South Texas History and Socialife News...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - As most Texans of Mexican-descent originating on the banks of the lower Rio Grande, I grew up surrounded by symbols of faith. During the 1950s-60s, kids were very much a part of special religious celebrations. As...
PORT MANSFIELD, RGV - Willacy County Navigation District has warned mariners to be extremely careful when navigating the Mansfield Cut. The group did this after a vessel ran aground during Hurricane Harvey but before a recent fatality, when a fisherman...
Monday's News in Pictures feature includes latest news on the flooding in Edinburg and neighboring communities, and details on upcoming events being held by the Texas Border Coalition, Texas Southmost College and the Texas Veterans Land Board.
AUSTIN, Texas - Border legislators were split on the new $209 billion state budget for the 2016-2017 biennium - with six House members voting against the measure and 11 voting for it. Among those voting “no” were three state representatives...
AUSTIN, Texas - The three freshmen lawmakers from the Rio Grande Valley have pronounced themselves pleased with their first legislative session at the state Capitol in Austin. All three – Reps. Bobby Guerra of McAllen, Terry Canales from Edinburg, and Oscar...
MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen, Texas, has been trending on social media for the past week due to the separation of immigrant families and it is not helping the city’s image, says a Canadian commentator. Prior Smith has been broadcasting news...
MCALLEN, Texas - U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez has become one of the first members of Congress to call on Texas Governor Greg Abbott to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order. Such an order would basically...
EDINBURG, RGV - Edinburg Mayor Richard Garcia kicked off the South Texas Mayors’ Stakeholder Summit by talking about the economy and jobs A member of the panel that looked at life on the border, Garcia said “the economy looks great in...

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