9th Annual Young Hearts Matter Event to Address Teen Dating Violence Prevention

January 29, 2024

Staff Report Edinburg, TX, January 29, 2024 — In a concerted effort to raise awareness about teen dating violence prevention, Hidalgo County Criminal District Attorney Toribio “Terry” Palacios is set to host the 9th Annual Young Hearts Matter Teen Dating Violence…

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HCSO Busts Illegal Gambling Operation in Rural Edinburg – Eight Arrested

January 29, 2024

Photo above: Quinta Los Portillos, situated at the 1900 Block of North 83rd Street in rural Edinburg, Texas, is the site of an alleged illegal gambling operation. Staff Report Edinburg, TX, January 27, 2024 – Hidalgo County Sheriff deputies investigated an…

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Deadline for paying Property Taxes is January 31st

January 25, 2024

Staff Report Edinburg, Texas, January 26, 2024 –January 31, 2024, is the last day that the 2023 Taxes may be paid without penalties and interest.  Mailed payments are considered timely if postmarked by January 31, 2024. The Hidalgo County Tax Assessor’s Office business…

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Museum of South Texas History to Host Presentation on Palm Care and Maintenance

January 23, 2024

Staff Report Edinburg, TX, September 23, 2023 — The Museum of South Texas History will feature Chuck Malloy from the Palm Society of South Texas in its upcoming Sunday Speaker Series presentation, “Palm Care and Maintenance,” scheduled for January 28…

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Edinburg To Open Schools Later, County Also to Open Later, Warming Center Opens

January 15, 2024

Staff Reports Edinburg, TX, January 12, 2024 – City, school and county offices are preparing for this week’s expected freezing temperatures. Edinburg schools will start Tuesday’s classes later than normal, and Hidalgo County offices will also open later. The National Weather…

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Shooting Incident Shakes Rural Edinburg Community

January 11, 2024

Photo above: Shooting victim Michael Daniel Arevalo, 23 years old. Staff Reports Edinburg, TX, January 11, 2024 — A quiet night turned tragic on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, as deputies responded to a shooting incident in the 5600 block of Wakita…

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South Texas Educator’s Impact on Chicano Movement Explored in Sunday Speaker Series

January 10, 2024

Staff Reports Edinburg, TX, January 3, 2024 — The Museum of South Texas History is set to host a captivating presentation as part of its Sunday Speaker Series, featuring South Texas educator Aurelio Manuel Montemayor and writer Thomas Ray García. The…

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Letty Chavez Appointed Hidalgo County Auditor by Board of Judges

December 18, 2023

From Staff ReportsEdinburg, Texas, Dec. 18, 2023 — The Hidalgo County Board of Judges has officially named Letty Chavez as the new Hidalgo County Auditor, succeeding Interim County Auditor Linda Fong upon her retirement. The appointment, effective December 1, 2023, marks…

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UTRGV commemorates 50,000-graduate milestone at Fall 2023 commencement

December 18, 2023

Photo above: Nearly 3,000 UTRGV graduates walked the stage on Friday, Dec. 15, at the Brownsville campus to kickoff the Fall 2023 Commencement weekend for the university. During this commencement UTRGV surpasses 50,000 graduates to date since its first ceremonies…

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Lopez-Singleterry Officially Enters Race for Hidalgo County’s 476th District Court

December 12, 2023

From Staff Reports Hidalgo County Texas, Dec. 11, 2023 — Judge Nereida Lopez-Singleterry filed to run for the position of Judge of Hidalgo County’s 476th District Court. She formally filed the necessary paperwork with the Hidalgo County Democratic Party to secure…

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