ECISD Superintendent To Ask City’s Support On South Texas ISD Property Tax Concerns

February 6, 2023

Edinburg TX — Feb 6, 2023 Edinburg CISD Superintendent Dr. Mario H. Salinas will make a presentation at tomorrow night’s City Council meeting on the school district’s work to challenge South Texas Independent School District’s property tax status.  Presumably, Salinas…

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JP Andre Maldonado Extends Office Hours 

January 25, 2023

EDINBURG TX –– January 25 2023 – Starting today, Hidalgo County Justice of the Peace Precinct 4, Place 2 Andre Maldonado announced that his office will be open during the lunch hour. Residents needing to do business with the JP’s office…

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Edinburg Inks Contract With MedCare Ambulance

January 18, 2023

Edinburg TX — January 18, 2023 The Edinburg City Council approved a contract with MedCare EMS for ambulance services within the City of Edinburg. The Council took the action during last night’s regularly scheduled meeting. The Council took the action…

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After Funds Exhausted, Community Service Agency Ends Applications For Low-Income Housing Energy Assistance Program

October 5, 2022

EDINBURG – The Hidalgo County Community Service Agency (CSA) has exhausted all funding and is no longer accepting applications for the Low-Income Housing Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for the 2022 program year. The agency received just over $6 million from the…

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STC, UTRGV Sign Joint Admission Agreement Making College More Accessible 

September 14, 2022

Photo Caption: (left to right) STC President Ricardo J. Solis, Ph.D. and UTRGV President Guy Bailey, Ph.D. signed a joint admission agreement today making it easier for students to obtain a higher education.  By Amanda Sotelo  South Texas College and…

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UTRGV Ranks First Among Texas Public Universities For Least Student Debt

September 14, 2022

(UTRGV Photo by David Pike) By Amanda L. Alaniz   RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – SEPT. 14, 2022 – U.S. News and World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Colleges rankings has placed UTRGV first among Texas Public Universities and third among National Public…

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Historian To Share The Life Of LULAC Founder Alonso S. Perales

September 14, 2022

EDINBURG, Texas — The Museum of South Texas History welcomes historian and author Cynthia Orozco, Ph.D., for a book signing and presentation, “Pioneer of Mexican-American Civil Rights: Alonso S. Perales,” at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept 23.  Orozco wrote a…

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Catching Up

September 14, 2022

Dr. M. Ray Perryman In a disappointing but not unexpected development, US standardized test scores are showing a notable ongoing learning loss. Results from the National Center for Education Statistics indicate that average scores for age nine students in 2022…

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New Generation Of COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives In Hidalgo County

September 14, 2022

EDINBURG – Hidalgo County has received a shipment of the latest generation of COVID-19 vaccine known as the bivalent formulations for use as a single booster dose. The vaccines will be distributed to Hidalgo County health clinics and will be available…

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Seven Hidalgo County Tax Office Locations Return To Regular Operating Hours

September 14, 2022

EDINBURG – Hidalgo County Tax Assessor-Collector, Mr. Pablo (Paul) Villarreal, Jr. PCC, is pleased to announce that seven offices will return to normal operating hours beginning Monday, October 3rd, 2022.     Alamo substation will NO LONGER be operational “I appreciate that…

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