Tag: Port Isabel

Second ICE detainee at Port Isabel Center tests positive for COVID-19

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Wednesday confirmed that a second detainee inside the Port Isabel Detention Center in Los Fresnos tested positive for...

Port Isabel police warn public of check scam

PORT ISABEL — Authorities are warning the public about a recent check scam. According to a post from the department’s Facebook page, authorities have been...

Villarreal III back at helm of Tarpons

HARLINGEN — Port Isabel’s Tony Villarreal III reported to the school’s campus Thursday for the first time since he departed the program in 1997...

Port Isabel detainee tests positive for coronavirus

ICE confirmed that a detainee in the Port Isabel Detention Center has tested positive for COVID-19. The detainee is a 20-year-old male from Mexico, according to the agency. ICE referred inquiries to the COVID-19 guidance listed on its website. According to that guidance, ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations in March “convened a working group between medical professionals, disease control specialists, detention experts, and field operators to identify additional enhanced steps to minimize the spread of the virus.” Read the full story on our website.

SPI sandcastle village to turn into class of 2020 tribute

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Unlike most high school graduating classes, this year’s group of seniors have experienced several changes due to the coronavirus pandemic...

Port Isabel rescinds prior regulations, adopts state, county orders

PORT ISABEL — City officials and leaders continue to make adjustments in response to the ever-changing conditions of the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, Port Isabel...

Port Isabel PD addresses traffic congestion

PORT ISABEL — In response to the lifting of mandates and the reopening of beaches and businesses, thousands of people have started traveling to...

Port Isabel cancels youth softball season

Citing Little League International’s move to cancel its regional tournaments and the 2020 Little League World Series, Raul Loera Jr., president of the Laguna...

Some leaders concerned virus cases could rise

HARLINGEN — Some local leaders are concerned the expiration of Gov. Greg Abbott’s stay-home order could lead to a spike in Cameron County’s coronavirus...

Youth football on hold indefinitely in Port Isabel

PORT ISABEL — Few people are more involved in youth sports in the East Valley than Port Isabel’s Raul Loera Jr. He is on the...