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UTRGV selected to finish third in WAC preseason poll

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UTRGV REPORT UTRGV outside hitter Samaret Caraballo and junior outside hitter Sarah Cruz have been named Preseason All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) selections as voted by...

All-STAR Volleyball: Aguinaga excels in new role, earns defensive award

HARLINGEN — When the Harlingen High Lady Cardinals needed someone to lead the back row, junior Elena Aguinaga stepped up and excelled. She was one...

Cameron County cities show strong sales tax numbers

HARLINGEN — Sales tax allocations for the first month of the year jumped significantly for Valley cities over the previous month, mirroring a strong...

Workforce commission has plan to aid restaurants

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HARLINGEN — The Texas Workforce Commission has approved a new initiative aimed at helping the state’s restaurants negotiate their way through the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

UTRGV to explore DI football program

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In addition to welcoming five new member institutions — Abilene Christian, Lamar, Sam Houston State, Southern Utah and Stephen F. Austin — the Western...

Hidalgo Co. judge orders temporary curfew for residents 17 and younger

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Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez has ordered a temporary curfew for individuals 17 and under for the New Year’s holiday weekend. The order came...

Nine Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

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RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found nine more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, pushing the rural area’s total case...

Texas passes 1 million mark for vaccine doses given

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has distributed more than 1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday, as the state...

San Benito Fire Chief Watkins dies at 67

SAN BENITO — San Benito Fire Chief Danny Watkins died Tuesday of complications weeks after contracting COVID-19, officials said. Watkins, 67, who contracted the coronavirus...