McAllen clinic seeking participants for COVID-19 studies

McALLEN — A local clinic is continuing to enroll volunteers for two COVID-19 vaccine studies and seeking volunteers for two new treatment studies. Centex Studies...

Pioneer for farmworkers’ rights in South Texas dies

Genoveva Puga, longtime advocate for farmworkers’ rights, died Sunday in Alamo at the age of 92. March marked more than 40 years since her son,...

Local health authority urges caution during Thanksgiving festivities

EDINBURG — Two days before Thanksgiving, Hidalgo County’s top doctor urged residents to mark the occasion in an intelligent manner in order to avoid...

Valley View names former superintendent Galaviz interim

PHARR — Members of the Valley View ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Leonel Galaviz as interim superintendent for the district during a...

Starr County emergency order urges monitoring of humidity levels

Starr County Judge Eloy Vera issued an emergency order Monday that, in addition to reinforcing curfew and stay-at-home recommendations, urges all government buildings to...

Retirement communities among first in line for vaccine

PHARR — When residents of Brook Ridge Retirement Community learned they were slated to be among the first communities to receive access to a...

10 virus deaths, 655 new cases in Hidalgo Co.

Hidalgo County confirmed 10 additional deaths due to COVID-19 on Tuesday, along with 655 new cases of the virus. The death toll there is now...

Authorities: Double murder, suicide in La Paloma

SAN BENITO — Authorities confirmed a double murder and suicide were discovered early Tuesday morning on the outskirts of San Benito. Victims were identified as...

Grand jury indicts RGC secretary for secret recording

A grand jury indicted Rio Grande City's city secretary following her arrest earlier this year on allegations she unlawfully recorded the conversations of three...

Records: Drug packaging, video link Donna man to overdoses

Police say they connected a 31-year-old Donna man to the Nov. 14 death of a Brownsville-based musician in downtown McAllen through a social media...