RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - Starr County Judge Eloy Vera says local residents are getting sick and tired of the heavy DPS presence. Drive along U.S. 83 and they are parked every 100 or 200 feet, he said. Unless there...
  EDINBURG, RGV – Marking its second anniversary, the South Texas International Film Festival 2016 will star the acclaimed Hollywood actors David Barrera and Maria-Canals Barrera in the RGV’s own City of Edinburg. The South Texas International Film Festival and Conference...
HARLINGEN, RGV – Local residents Connie and Juan Salas are the creators of the Hispanic heritage event in Harlingen, Diez y Seis de Septiembre. Connie and Juan have been married for 59 years. They originally left Harlingen and headed to...
RAYMONDVILLE, RGV - Texas Governor Greg Abbott says Willacy County's economy is rebounding and he is going to help it get even better. Abbott spoke at a local Republican Party fundraiser at the Willacy County Historical Museum and Community Center on...
  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...
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...
MERCEDES, RGV – A local meteorologist says the Rio Grande Valley’s flood control system has improved since 1967’s Hurricane Beulah, but is uncertain if today’s infrastructure can sustain two major storms in a short time period. The United States Section...
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...
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...
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 of Laredo and Trey Mendez of...

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