LYFORD, Texas – The Funeral Service for Ronald James “Jimmy” Whitlock was held at Gracepoint Fellowship in Harlingen on Saturday, May 8, at 10 a.m. State Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., presented the Whitlock family with a state flag that was...
WESLACO, Texas - While the Rio Grande Valley is in the national spotlight due to the surge of unaccompanied children arriving at the southern border, there is no local NPR or PBS news service to cover it. This outrages a...
MCALLEN, Texas - The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is receiving more funding under the omnibus appropriations bill and a chunk of it needs to be invested in the Rio Grande Valley.  This is the view of Grassroots Public Radio-RGV, the...
HARLINGEN, Texas - An award-winning 24-hour TV news service is launching in the Rio Grande Valley on October 16. Spectrum News 1 is promising to offer “high-quality, hyperlocal news, politics, weather and original local content” exclusively to Spectrum subscribers, both on...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - Starr County is in the national spotlight due to the coronavirus pandemic. Recent news coverage includes stories by The Associated Press and The New York Times, along with MSNBC and ABC World News Tonight. There have...
EDINBURG, Texas - A Rio Grande Valley physician has thanked the national media for continuing to shine a light on the coronavirus pandemic in the region. Dr. Ivan Melendez, the Hidalgo County health authority, appeared on MSNBC TV earlier this...
MCALLEN, Texas - Supporters and staff have congratulated The Rio Grande Guardian on its 15th Anniversary. The independent online international news service was launched in July 2005. Its founders, Melinda Barrera and Steve Taylor, were told at the time that...
MCALLEN, Texas _ Reporter Mireya Villarreal, a native of the Rio Grande Valley who now works for CBS News, came home this week to secure exclusive access to a COVID-19 strikes ICU ward in McAllen/ Villarreal, who worked for KRGV-TV...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - National Public Radio recently received $4.7 million from philanthropists Eric and Wendy Schmidt but none of the money will go towards restoring NPR to the Rio Grande Valley. Rather, the funds will go towards creating two new...
MCALLEN, Texas - The Gannett news organization has closed The Edinburg Review and Valley Town Crier. Local publisher Yvonne Gomez confirmed as much in a brief interview with The Rio Grande Guardian. “Yesterday was our last publication. It is very sad,”...

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