For all the news about Edinburg, we are your Edinburg online newspaper.

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

Chuck Malloy

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

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 at 2 p.m. The event will take place in the Courtyard Gallery and is open…


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

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 of the revamped federal application to receive aid for college pushed this year’s filing deadlines,…


Practical Tips for Boosting Health, Happiness, and Confidence

Photo via Pexels By Chloe Pearson Even the most confident person could use a boost now and then. A healthy self-esteem can help you navigate the world with ease and encourages you to achieve your goals more efficiently. There are many small actions you can take to enhance your mental and physical well-being day to day. …

Aurelio Montemayor

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

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 event, titled “How a South Texas Educator Transformed the Chicano Movement,” is scheduled for 2…

Perryman Column

Looking Back

Dr. M. Ray Perryman January 10, 2023 As I’ve said before, one of the most striking characteristics the US economy demonstrated in 2023 was resilience. Texas set a blazing growth pace for the year, though things slowed a bit toward the end. Let’s look back at the year and the key developments from an economic…

Utrgv Chess Team

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

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 competition held this past weekend, Jan. 4-7, in the Rio Grande Valley for the first…

Letty Chavez Auditor

Letty Chavez Appointed Hidalgo County Auditor by Board of Judges

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 a significant step for Ms. Chavez, who had been serving as the First Assistant County…

UtrGV Graduate

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

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 in 2015. (UTRGV Photo by David Pike) By Victoria Brito Morales Edinburg, Texas, Dec. 18,…


Edinburg CISD Names Former Board Member As New Athletic Director

By Arnoldo Mata Edinburg, Texas, Dec. 15, 2023 —Oscar Salinas, a former Edinburg CISD Board member and current head coach and athletic director at La Feria High School, was named as the new ECISD as the incoming Athletic Director. Salinas was elected to the ECISD Board of Trustees Place 2 seat in 2014. He was…


ECISD Athletic Director Retiring, Board Considering Replacement This Thursday

By Arnoldo Mata Edinburg Texas, Dec. 12, 2023 — Edinburg CISD Athletic Director Rogelio “Roy” Garza will be retiring after almost ten years in the position and more than 30 years in education. “It’s time,” Garza said of his announced retirement set for Jan. 31, 2024. The Edinburg Advocate will have an interview next week…


Joint Mixer Hosted by Edinburg Chamber of Commerce and AAF – RGV Chapter

Staff Reports EDINBURG, Texas — The Edinburg Chamber of...
Mud Day

Edinburg Celebrates International Mud Day with ‘Oh My Mud!’ Event

Staff Reports EDINBURG, Texas— The City of Edinburg Parks...