As most of us learned early in elementary school, July 4 is remembered as the day that we celebrate U.S. independence from England.   It’s a day that celebrates the liberties and freedoms we have.   Regrettably for minority groups, the date...
EDINBURG, RGV - Four Rio Grande Valley leaders will discuss the recent RGV to DC trip at a luncheon at Bob’s Steak & Chop House in Edinburg on Tuesday, June 26. The four special guests are Sergio Contreras, president of...
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, RGV - McAllen Mayor Jim Darling says the UT Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine is having a difficult time recruiting staff because potential hires think the region is unsafe. The school of medicine is attempting to recruit...
MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen City Manager Roy Rodriguez predicts the McAllen Performing Arts Center will win awards because it is unlike any building he has been in. According to Rodriguez, the Performing Arts Center (PAC) has been a project the...
WESLACO, RGV - Former Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council executive director Ken Jones has paid his tribute to one of the longest serving members of the group. Grassroots activist Arturo V. Ramirez died Tuesday after a long illness. He...
EDINBURG, RGV - Alejandro Fernández and Los Tigres del Norte will perform at the Bert Ogden Arena Oct. 4 on Fernández's Rompiendo Fronteras (Breaking Barriers) tour. Robert C. Vackar, president and CEO of Bert Ogden Auto Group, announced Fernández’s concert...
MCALLEN, RGV - When Gov. Greg Abbott deploys the National Guard to the South Texas border, he should make the point that the troops are not there to protect Rio Grande Valley cities. This is the view of McAllen Mayor...
EDINBURG, RGV - Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina has taken his first tour of the new Bert Ogden Arena – which the City of Edinburg owns – and he is mightily impressed. “It is humongous. I am very, very, impressed by...
Two hundred and sixty-three years ago on May 15, 1755, Don Tomás Sánchez and a small group of extended family members from Nuevo León crossed the Rio Grande at “El Paso de Jacinto”. (The location had originally been indicated by...

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