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Texas ICUs reach max for at least 50 hospitals

By Marissa Martinez and Carla Astudillo, Texas Tribune Hidalgo County Health Authority Ivan Melendez says coming into COVID-19 units nowadays feels like going through a...

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Droughts, high temperatures on the horizon

Get ready for some very dry conditions over the next several months as above average temperatures and below average precipitation are in the forecast. According...

Costume change: Textile museum merges with BHA

Changes are happening at the Costumes of the Americas Museum in Brownsville. The museum, which opened in Dean Porter Park in 2005, merged with the...

Motion filed against SPI’s Mobile Food Ordinance

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The future of food truck entrepreneurs hoping to operate in this coastal city still appears to be in a bit...
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McAllen Memorial alum has performed at 6 presidential inaugurations

COVID-19 has brought upon many changes to every facet of life in the United States, and the presidential inauguration was no exception. Normally a day...

Federal judges take ‘deep dive’ before dismissing murder appeal

After an exhaustive "deep dive," a U.S. district judge has agreed with a magistrate judge's report and recommendation to dismiss a federal appeal by...

Valley men paid nearly $2M fine in hospice case

Two men who are the founders of an Edinburg hospice and a related business have paid to resolve allegations they submitted claims to Medicare...

Shooting death under investigation near Palmview

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting at 12:33 a.m. Saturday west of Watson Road on Sotira Street in rural Palmview. Sheriff J.E....

UTRGV’s Rhea thriving after long road back to DI college basketball

EDINBURG — Before Sean Rhea’s collegiate career began, he never could have foreseen the twists, turns and detours that have come to define, and...

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

ATLANTA — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth but went on to break the career...

All-STAR Football: Reyes grew into leader for Greyhounds’ defense

SAN BENITO — Playing in the purple and gold of San Benito meant a lot to senior linebacker Aaron Reyes. He didn’t just grow as...

LETTERS: Remove Trump, perks of office

We have never seen before, in our entire 240 years-plus history as a free nation, an attempted coup by a sitting president of the...

COMMENTARY: Destination for hope

The year 2020 and the impact of a global health crisis have disrupted lives and communities in nearly every way — emotionally, financially, mentally...

EDITORIAL: Your page: Addressing content provided by readers

This space, like editorial and opinion pages across the country, might occupy a relatively small portion of our daily content, but it is one...

LETTERS: Tobacco still health hazard

Smoking, vaping and e-cigarettes are a big “magnitude”; there are 38 million American adults still smoking, and 15% of Texas adults are current smokers, plus...

Gutierrez Middle School instructor teaches science in practice

HARLINGEN — Making s’mores is easy. Just build a solar powered oven and pop them in. Stumped? Just ask Cesar Gonzalez’s integrated science students at Gutierrez Middle...

Don’t mess with Texas scholarship contest opens to high school seniors

Applications are now available for the 2021 Don't mess with Texas Scholarship Contest. This contest recognizes Texas high school seniors who are taking an active...

International film festival kicks off Friday with over 200 submissions

The annual South Texas International Film Festival will launch this week, and the city of Edinburg’s Library and Cultural Arts Department will be presenting...

That’s a wrap: Tamale maker wows with Huasteca-style fare

The first time Miguel Herrera sold his Huasteca-style tamales at the Brownsville Farmers’ Market he brought along 90 of them and sold out within...