Tag: Starr County

Starr County Sheriff’s Office investigating security breach at jail

The Starr County Sheriff's Office announced Monday that it fired several employees, including a high-ranking official, related to a potential security breach at the...

Starr County sees 100% jump in COVID-19 cases 

Starr County reported 85 new cases of COVID-19 this week, representing a 100% increase in cases from weeks prior. Dr. Antonio Falcon, the Starr County...

Republicans gauge Starr County’s Election Day purple haze

When Ross Barrera, the Starr County Republican Party chair and Rio Grande City independent mayoral candidate, looked for a place to plant his tent...

Several newcomers elected in Western Hidalgo Co. races

PALMVIEW — Two of three Palmview incumbents won their respective races Tuesday night, winning another four years on the city council, according to unofficial...

Starr County physicians offering COVID-19 prescriptions at no cost

In the absence of Starr County's drive-thru COVID-19 testing site, which was shut down on Oct. 23, local doctors have stepped up to offer...

Roma implements humidity-measuring tech to combat COVID-19 spread

As local officials continue to be wary of another surge in COVID-19 cases, the city of Roma will be the first in the country...

Hidalgo, Cameron counties report six more COVID-19 deaths

Hidalgo County announced four additional COVID-19 related deaths and 164 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday morning. The county’s COVID-19 related death toll climbed to 1,899...

Texas Rangers, Starr Co. sheriff’s office investigating death in county jail

The Starr County Sheriff's office and the Texas Rangers are currently investigating a man’s death at the Starr County jail. The sheriff's office announced on...

City responds to Roma employee’s arrest

The city of Roma issued a response Monday on the arrest of one of their employees last week for allegedly stealing intimate photos from...

Multiple Texas cities and counties adopting mask orders

By JIM VERTUNO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Multiple Texas counties and cities are ordering businesses to require customers and workers to wear face...