Free dental clinic for underserved patients coming to Edinburg Sept. 15th & 16th

August 25, 2023

First pre-screening opportunity set for Saturday  Edinburg, TX, August 25, 2023 – Edinburg Mayor Ramiro Garza Jr. extends a warm welcome to the Texas Mission of Mercy (TMOM) initiative as it collaborates with a group of local dentists spearheaded by Dr.…

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court issues Burn Ban effective for up to 90 days

August 23, 2023

Edinburg, Texas, August 23, 2023 – The Hidalgo County Commissioners’ Court has issued a burn ban, effective immediately for up to 90 days.  Outdoor burning is restricted in the unincorporated areas of Hidalgo County, including incorporated cities that do not…

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Will Texas’ new fentanyl awareness curriculum for public schools succeed where other anti-drug messaging failed?

August 23, 2023

By Stephen Simpson, The Texas Tribune, Aug. 23, 2023 Photo above — High school students walk to their next class after the bell rings at Elsik Ninth Grade Center in Houston on March 28, 2018. Credit: Pu Ying Huang for The Texas…

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ALERT: Edinburg Offers Sandbags Starting Today

August 21, 2023

The City of Edinburg announced that it will begin sandbag distribution today, Monday, Aug. 21, at 1 pm. The distribution will run from 1-7 pm today and continue tomorrow from 7 am-7 pm at the Edinburg Service Center, 1201 N.…

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Edinburg To Open 4 Indoor Pickleball Courts

August 21, 2023

Attention, pickleball enthusiasts! Edinburg Parks & Rec will be opening 4 indoor pickleball courts beginning TODAY at the Parks & Recreation Center! Hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 1 pm, and daily entry is only $1. This…

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For deaf children in Texas foster care, limited accessibility compounds trauma

August 18, 2023

By Neelam Bohra, The Texas Tribune, Aug. 18, 2023 Photo above — A sign for the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services building in Austin on Nov. 14, 2019. Credit: Eddie Gaspar/The…

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Texas parents see their own health spiral when kids’ mental illnesses worsen

August 16, 2023

By Renuka Rayasam, KFF Health News, Aug. 15, 2023 “Texas parents see their own health spiral when kids’ mental illnesses worsen” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with…

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Edinburg Celebrates Turf Enhancement At Edinburg Municipal Park 

August 15, 2023

Edinburg, TX, August 15, 2023  –  Batter up! The City of Edinburg celebrated the ribbon cutting of the upgraded Municipal Park field turf in Edinburg just in time for the next sports season.  This enhancement was made possible through a $338,000 grant…

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Eminent Domain used to buy holdout land for Hike and Bike Trail  

August 11, 2023

By Jesus Beltran II Edinburg Texas, August 11, 2023 – The City of Edinburg will use eminent its domain powers to acquire land for the Edinburg/McAllen Hike and Bike Trail. The agenda for the July 31 Edinburg City Commission meeting…

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Texas child welfare agency fails vulnerable teens when they turn 18, whistleblower says

August 1, 2023

Photo above — Heart Galleries — portraits of adoptable children — on display at the Child Protective Services office at the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services in Austin on Nov. 14, 2019. Credit: Eddie Gaspar/The Texas Tribune A Child Protective…

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