In sharing pre-1836 history of Texas with others, there’s one particular feature that surprises many folks. That is, the fact that Texas was already an organized state when the first Anglo immigrants from the U.S. began arriving in Mexico in...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Dr. Rick Jenet, director of Center for Advanced Radio Astronomy at UT-Rio Grande Valley, says venture capital is coming to South Texas to develop space exploration technology. Jenet, founder of the Spacecraft Tracking and Astronomical Research into...
  What do we accomplish by petitioning for this marker and coming here today to present it to the wider public? We cannot loosen the rope that was placed around the neck of Rudolfo Muñiz not far from here, un-fire the...
PHARR, RGV - Pharr Economic Development Executive Director Victor Perez has been telling reporters for some time that he has some hot news coming out. This week, that news came out: Topgolf has 350 positions to fill for its 50th...
PHARR, RGV - Pharr Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Victor Perez says he is pleased he can finally confirm the much-anticipated news - Topgolf, a global sports entertainment leader, is coming to his city. Perez said the speculation had been...
MCALLEN, Texas - If the U.S.-Mexican border is closed to non-essential traffic, the government could also beef up security at the checkpoints at Sarita and Falfurrias to stop people coming south. That is the...
MISSION, RGV - The trail to the earthen, flood control levee located on the National Butterfly Center’s northern 30-acres, is filled with native trees, plants, rare bird and butterfly species. Two types of signage...
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Border mayors from Brownsville to San Diego have signed on to resolutions in support of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement and the North American Development Bank. The mayors, including Pete Saenz...
SAN JUAN, RGV - After 47 years as a priest, Rio Grande Valley icon Jerry Frank is retiring. Parishioners at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church held a party for him on Sunday evening. At the same event they welcomed...
PROGRESO, RGV - Progreso International Bridge hosted its 42nd annual Tourist Appreciation Day recently. Julie Guerra-Ramirez, director of Progreso International Bridge, says Tourist Day can feature anywhere from 11,000 to 13,000 pedestrians. The event celebrates tourists, primarily winter Texans, for...

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