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Scholarship Fund Set In Memory of Edinburg North Band Director

STISD to Offer Free

Summer Meals

for Community


Six-year-old Drowns at Apartment Pool

Texas to develop new flood map


DPS Offers Summer Safety Tips 

By Texas Department of Public Safety Communications AUSTIN – As the heat continues across Texas, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) urges everyone to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones from the dangers of extreme heat in order to have a safe, healthy summer. “We are in the heart…


STC inspires Stanford University to implement Google IT certificate

Photo Caption: South Texas College Computer Information Technologies program has announced its partnership with Stanford University’s Office of Digital Education to begin utilizing a Google IT certificate program first established by CIT in 2020 to begin training community colleges in the San Francisco Bay area. Twelve Students from Thelma R. Salinas STEM Early College High School…

Milo Ponce Run

Precinct 4 Opens Registration for 3rd Annual Milo Ponce Men’s Health 4K

By Arnoldo Mata EDINBURG, Texas — Precinct 4 Commissioner Ellie Torres announced the opening of registration for the 3rd Annual Milo Ponce Men’s Health 4K. The event, which is free to the community, will be held on June 29 at Milo Ponce Park. The first 160 registered runners will receive a shirt and medal. This race…

Guerra Economedes grad

Redefining her destiny: Economedes graduate, STC staff member empowered to break cycles

Photo above: Krystal Guerra got her new lease on life at South Texas College, ultimately leading to her success as a student, dedicated staff member and a recent graduate earning her Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Leadership, making her the first in her family to do so. STC photo credit. Sara Reyna, South Texas College Communication Krystal Guerra…

MOST Summer

Summer Nights return to MOSTHistory

By Pamela Morales, MOST History EDINBURG, Texas — The Museum of South Texas History presents Summer Nights showcasing the Rio Grande Valley from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 20, June 27, July 11 and July 18. Each night will focus on a different Rio Grande Valley county through family-friendly activities and puppet shows. Upon entrance,…

James B Barrera

Sunday Speaker Series: History of School Walkouts in South Texas

Photo above: James Barrera, coordinator of the Mexican American Studies at South Texas College, will talk about the 1960s Chicano Student Walkouts in South Texas. Photo courtesy of James B. Barrera By Pamela Morales, Museum of South Texas History EDINBURG, Texas — The Museum of South Texas History welcomes James B. Barrera to present “‘We Want…

Perryman Column

Global Trade

Column by Dr. M. Ray Perryman, June 3, 2024 Trade is essential to prosperity, and recent projections indicate that it’s likely to rise significantly in the future. Long-term economic growth in any area is not achieved by swapping things with fellow residents, but rather by what a community, state, or nation makes and sells outside…

STC Fire Training

STC tackles high wildfire risk with free training for local firefighters

Photo Above: South Texas College partnered with the Texas A&M Forest Service to offer a Wildland Fire Behavior class at no cost to local fire departments at STC’s Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence in Pharr. Credit — STC Communications Selene Rodriguez, STC Communication Specialist Just a few months ago, Texas experienced the largest wildfire in…

Perryman Column

Who Pays?

By Dr. M. Ray Perryman, May 28, 2024 In fiscal year 2023, the US government collected about $4.7 trillion in total revenue, with roughly half ($2.35 trillion) derived from the much-maligned personal income tax. We don’t have a detailed breakout yet, but the Tax Foundation recently released an analysis of individual income return statistics from…

Flood picture

Texas’ first-ever statewide flood plan estimates 5 million live in flood-prone areas

Photo above: A pickup pushes through flood waters in Livingston on May 2, 2024. Thousands fled their Southeast Texas homes as heavy rains saturated multiple counties. Credit: Drone Bros LLC. By Alejandra Martinez, The Texas Tribune, May 28, 2024 “Texas’ first-ever statewide flood plan estimates 5 million live in flood-prone areas” was first published by The Texas…

Alley Art

Edinburg Chamber unveils downtown art installation, aims to promote community and local business

By Maria Ruiz Edinburg Texas, July 16, 2024...
Alley Art

Edinburg Chamber unveils downtown art installation, aims to promote community and local business

By Maria Ruiz Edinburg Texas, July 16, 2024...