Ranch Fest Celebrates South Texas Ranch Culture and History

January 30, 2024

Staff Report Edinburg, TX, February 8, 2024 — Edinburg is gearing up for a day filled with ranch life and cultural immersion as the Museum of South Texas History hosts the 9th Annual Ranch Fest on Saturday, February 10, from 10…

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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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VITA tax preparation services set to begin at STC

January 27, 2024

Photo Caption: Cynthia Sanchez (left), associate professor with STC’s Business Administration program and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site coordinator at the college’s Mid-Valley campus assists volunteers recently at a training. STC will be hosting the VITA program as they…

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UTRGV College of Engineering and Computer Science Receives Approval for New Ph.D. Program in Computer Science

January 27, 2024

Photo above: UTRGV President Guy Bailey and university leaders addressed the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board today in Austin as the group moved forward with the approval of the second Ph.D. degree for the College of Engineering and Computer Science.…

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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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Here’s what Texans need to know about the new FAFSA to get aid for college

January 23, 2024

Photo above: Early College High school juniors listen to a presentation on college applications at the Austin Community College’s Round Rock campus on May 5, 2023. Credit: Leila Saidane/The Texas Tribune By Sneha Dey, The Texas Tribune Jan. 23, 2024 The launch…

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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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UTRGV Chess Team advances again to Final Four, Takes fourth spot at Pan-American team competition 

January 10, 2024

Photo above: For the ninth time, the UTRGV Chess Team has advanced to the national championship of collegiate chess, the Final Four, also known as the President’s Cup. The UTRGV Team A earned the fourth spot at the Final Four…

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Edinburg CISD 2023 School Tax Bills Finally Mailed Out

December 18, 2023

From Staff Reports Edinburg Texas, Dec. 18, 2023 – Hidalgo County Tax Assessor & Collector Pablo (Paul) Villarreal Jr. announced on Tuesday that the 2023 Edinburg CISD school tax statements have been mailed  The tax statements had been delayed because Villarreal’s…

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STC Fire Academy Celebrates 20 New Graduates; Edinburg FD Staff Provide Support

December 18, 2023

Photo Above: To protect lives and aid those in need was the pledge made by twenty new South Texas College graduates as they celebrated their completion ceremony at STC’s Fire Academy, hosted at the Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence…

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