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 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,”...
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...
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...
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...
MCALLEN, RGV - UT-Rio Grande Valley has set up a working group to look into the possibility of the university housing and operating a National Public Radio station on campus. Confirmation of this fact came at a town hall meeting...
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...
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 - Copyright laws are stopping the Rio Grande Valley from accessing National Public Radio programming via a Mexican radio station. The nonprofit Grassroots Public Radio-RGV recently met with radio executives from Radiorama in Reynosa.  A tentative deal was struck...

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