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Austin Elementary teacher retires after 36 years

HARLINGEN — She’s retiring and can’t wait to return to work. Laura Perrill retired Friday from 36 years of teaching at Austin Elementary, but she’s...

Internal cartel murder in Matamoros, source says

The nephew of the former head of the Gulf Cartel was killed in Matamoros on Saturday, a state police source confirmed to The Monitor. Enrique...

San Benito to hold first COVID-19 vaccine drive-thru clinic for elderly

The City of San Benito will host their first drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic for the elderly on Tuesday, in conjunction with the city’s school...

2,000 get second dose at Harlingen’s vaccine clinic

HARLINGEN — Area leaders Friday marked a milestone in the nearly year-long battle against the coronavirus, the disease that’s contributed to 1,366 Cameron County...

Cameron County reports 9 more virus deaths

Nine more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Friday. Two deaths were reported in Brownsville, three in...

TSTC alum brings HVAC knowledge and experience to current students

For nine years, Jorge Cabrera has been bringing his vast experience and knowledge of heating, ventilation and air conditioning to the classrooms of Texas...

Super Bowl sans bars: Trevino asks business owners to follow rules

Cameron County bars have been under a closure order, and restaurants knocked back down to 50 percent capacity, over the last month as a...

20 more succumb to COVID-19 in RGV, more than 800 cases reported 

At least 20 more people died due to complications related to COVID-19 in the Rio Grande Valley and there were more than 800 new...

Hospice CEO gets 15-year prison sentence in healthcare scheme

A Harlingen man was sentenced Wednesday to a 15-year prison sentence in connection with his role in a healthcare scheme that involved telling patients...

U.S. Border Patrol encounters large migrant group 

Groups of migrant families are entering the country in between ports of entry in the Rio Grande Valley reminiscent of pre-pandemic numbers.  U.S. Border Patrol...