Valley Morning Star

Edinburg High, Harlingen among six RGV teams in updated TGCA basketball poll

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For the third time in 2021, six high school girls basketball teams across the Rio Grande Valley earned statewide rankings in the latest Texas...

10 more virus deaths in Hidalgo Co., 471 in hospitals

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Ten more deaths linked to COVID-19 were confirmed in Hidalgo County on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 2,386 as hospitalizations continue to rise. County...

Livestock show inspires Future Farmers of America students

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The Tip-O-Tex Livestock Show was recently held at the Sonny Brazil Agricultural Science Complex located on the grounds of the San Benito Veterans Memorial...

Industry losses: Local hotels struggling through pandemic; face big-name competition

HARLINGEN — In an industry reeling amid record losses since the coronavirus outbreak, the city’s hotels are scrambling for business as their biggest competitor...

Court mulls restraining order over deportations memo

A decision on a temporary restraining order could come early this week in the state of Texas’ lawsuit against the federal government to end...

Partnership names Los Fresnos schools to honor roll

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Nine of the 14 Los Fresnos CISD schools – 64 percent – were named Honor Roll Schools by the Educational Results Partnership for 2019-20. Los...

Virus activity still high, Hidalgo Co. to administer 2nd vaccine doses

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Hidalgo County reported 15 COVID-19 related deaths and an additional 758 positive cases of the virus Monday morning. With the exception of an Alton woman...

SPI to participate in annual Oral Rabies Vaccination Program

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — This coastal city will continue working toward reducing and eliminating the dog strain of rabies carried by coyotes in the...

Elementary student makes a difference in the San Benito community

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Victor Gonzalez III is a first-grade student at the Ed Downs Fine Arts Academy in San Benito. He had a thought, and with his...

Rep. Cuellar: Contractors informed to pause border wall activity by mid-week

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According to U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, contractors have been informed to pause all border wall construction activities on U.S. Customs and Border Protection...