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Former Harlingen football player dies following stabbing

HARLINGEN — Former Harlingen High School football player Lesley Maurice Hunter died in the early morning hours of Oct. 26 after a week of...

Where you can vote early

Here is a list of early voting locations for the Nov. 3 General Election. Early voting runs from Oct.13-Oct. 30: >>Cameron County Courthouse Judicial Complex...

SPI extends beach operations emergency order

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — In an effort to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, those headed to this coastal city’s beach are going...

Tent-O-Treat: San Benito CISD to host Afterschool Fall Festival

SAN BENITO — The coronavirus pandemic has caused many communities to make changes this year, which resulted in some annual events being canceled and...

5 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Cameron County

Five more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Tuesday afternoon. This raises the total number of COVID-19...

Two Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found two more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, pushing this rural area’s total case...

Cameron County reports 5 virus deaths

Five more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the health department reported Thursday. The individuals included one person in his 50s, one...

Cameron County reports 9 more virus deaths

Nine more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department said in a statement Tuesday night. This raises the total...

10 more virus deaths reported in Cameron County

Ten more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department said Wednesday. This raises the total number of coronavirus-related deaths...

Roma school district to issue supplementary equality policies next week

 Roma school district to issue supplementary equality policies next week STAFF REPORT The Roma school district is planning to issue supplementary plans augmenting existing policies, handbook,...

Harlingen not among 2020 All-America cities honored

HARLINGEN — The results are in, and the city of Harlingen was not among the 10 cities selected Wednesday as a 2020 All-America City...

12 Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

RAYMONDVILLE — Willacy County stands at the edge of another grim milestone. State health officials have found 12 more Willacy County residents including a baby...

Point Isabel ISD to start meal distribution program

PORT ISABEL — As this school district inches closer to kicking off the new school year with remote instruction, preparations are underway for its...

10 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Cameron County

Ten more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported late Monday night. This raises the total number of...

14 more Willacy residents COVID-19 positive

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found 14 more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, pushing the rural county’s total case...

Cinemark 16 to reopen Friday

HARLINGEN — In its efforts to reopen locations throughout the U.S. amid COVID-19 restrictions, Cinemark in Harlingen will welcome customers back on Friday. According to...

10 more virus deaths reported in Cameron County

Ten more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Tuesday night. This raises the total number of cornovirus-related...

Willacy virus case count surpasses 600

RAYMONDVILLE — Five months after health officials identified Willacy County’s first case of the coronavirus, the rural county’s total case count has climbed over...

8 Willacy residents test positive

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found two girls among eight Willacy County residents who have tested positive for the coronavirus, driving this rural...

State to move mobile COVID-19 testing center to San Benito

SAN BENITO — State health officials are ready to give residents here a chance to test for the coronavirus. Next week, a state mobile testing...

3 new Willacy COVID-19 cases reported

RAYMONDVILLE — State health officials have found three more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, driving this rural county’s total case...

16 more virus deaths reported in Cameron County

Sixteen more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Thursday night. The individuals include a 97-year-old woman and...

SPI Fourth of July fireworks cancelled

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Due to an increase in coronavirus cases, cities are starting to cancel upcoming holiday festivities. The city of South Padre Island...

$14.6 million awarded to dredge Port Mansfield Channel

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) announced that the Army Corps awarded $14.6 million in funding for pipeline dredging at the Port Mansfield Channel in...

South Padre Island addresses rising COVID-19 cases

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — As coronavirus cases continue to spread throughout communities, local leaders are stressing the importance of following proper health protocols. South Padre...

Judge issues statement regarding COVID-19 case

Judge David A. Sanchez, of the 444th State District Court, issued a statement on Wednesday regarding Cameron County reporting one of his employees testing...

Testing locations in Hidalgo, Cameron, Starr counties

Free testing for COVID-19 is available at several locations in the Rio Grande Valley. Symptoms for the coronavirus include fever and chills, cough, fatigue, body...

Another county detention officer tests positive for COVID-19

Another detention officer with the Cameron County Sheriff's Office has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of positive cases among department staff...

6 Willacy residents test positive for COVID-19

RAYMONDVILLE — The state health department has found six more Willacy County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus. County officials confirmed late Sunday the...

Point Isabel ISD now offering schooling for 3-year-olds

PORT ISABEL — The Laguna Madre area is going to have new opportunities for early child instruction. The Point Isabel Independent School District partnered with...