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Student arrested after posting threatening message against McAllen High School  KGBT-TV

One McAllen High School student has been arrested after posting an inappropriate social media post. The student, who has been identified by authorities, ...



Gutierrez settles into job as new BISD superintendent  Brownsville Herald

Only days into the job, new Brownsville Independent School District Superintendent Rene Gutierrez says he's found common ground with everyone he's met so ...



All five McAllen ISD high schools gain national recognition  KVEO-TV

MCALLEN, Texas - A national publication recognized all five McAllen ISD high schools among America's best. They are:



McAllen High’s Kevin Brewer announces resignation  Monitor

McAllen High coach Kevin Brewer stepped down as head coach of the Bulldogs on Tuesday. His time at the program comes to an end after replacing Tony ...



McAllen high school student assisting respite center with her own store  Progresstimes

While most students spend their summer vacation resting after months of hard work at school, one incoming senior at McAllen ISD's Lamar Academy is putting ...



Nancy Elizabeth Thomas Harmon  KSST

Nancy Elizabeth Thomas Harmon passed peacefully from this earth to her Heavenly home on the morning of August 4, 2019. She was 77 years old. Nancy ...



McAllen ISD says most bond funds already being utilized  Monitor

McALLEN — Nearly six months after a majority of city voters approved the school district's tax ratification election, the McAllen Independent School District has ...



McAllen High’s Aaron Nixon named to All-USA High School Baseball Team  Monitor

McAllen High senior pitcher and infielder Aaron Nixon was named to the 2018-2019 All-USA High School Baseball third team earlier this week for his play ...



Law Enforcement Coordinates Inmates' Visit to McAllen High School  KRGV

MCALLEN – Local inmates visited a McAllen High School campus as a method by law enforcement to keep students on the right path.



Oro para el Oro: McHi mariachi program cements 5th state title, legacy  Monitor

Andrew Morales locked arms with two McAllen High School bandmates in a silent auditorium Saturday, waiting for contest results just moments after the air had ...



McAllen High to present Newsies: The Musical  Valley Town Crier

The McAllen High School Choir and Theatre students are teaming up to present Disney's Newsies: The Musical. There will be shows January 17-20 at McAllen ...



McAllen High Bulldogs look to move on without graduated seniors  Monitor

NATHANIEL MATA | STAFF WRITER. McALLEN — Don't forget that the McAllen High Bulldogs reached the 2017 playoffs. And don't forget that McHi was a ...



Edinburg school bond, McAllen city races among elections to be decided  Monitor

It's put up or shut up time in Hidalgo County cities. Election Day is upon voters Saturday as 11 local elections are on the ballots, with the county administering ...



McHi grad competes for SEC swimming championship  Monitor

McAllen High School graduate and Texas A&M freshman, Shaine Casas, will race for an SEC championship in the 200-yard individual medley at 5 p.m. today in ...



Edinburg prepared to begin superintendent search  Monitor

The Edinburg school trustees will consider the next step in leadership if Superintendent René Gutiérrez is named lone finalist for the Brownsville Independent ...



Central McAllen voters head to polls Saturday to settle runoff  Monitor

McALLEN — Voters here in the central part of town will choose between incumbent District 5 Commissioner John Ingram, who was first elected in 2005, and ...



Edinburg super lone finalist for Brownsville ISD  Monitor

The Brownsville Independent School District is poised to name Rene Gutierrez, the superintendent of the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District ...



EDITORIAL: Is closing schools only option for McAllen ISD? Was district transparent with plans?  Monitor

Minutes before McAllen ISD Board Trustees voted Monday night to close Navarro Elementary and Lincoln Middle schools, former Board President and current ...



McAllen ISD approves master plan relocating students, staff at several campuses  Monitor

McALLEN — After months of weighing options and determining how to address facilities' needs, the McAllen school district board of trustees voted to approve a ...



Students, teammates honor McAllen High School teen fatally shot by step-father  KGBT-TV

McAllen High School students say Ashley Segura Garcia's smile could light up a room. On Tuesday morning, her softball teammates remembered her life which ...



McAllen candidates ‘feel good’ about runoff election  Monitor

McALLEN — Normally, McAllen elections are decided during the early voting period before election day, but the race for central McAllen's seat on the city ...



Spokesperson: 16-year-old murder victim played on McAllen High School softball team  KGBT-TV

A spokesperson with the McAllen Independent School District confirmed that one of the victims in a double homicideSaturday morning was a McAllen High ...



McAllen kicks off multi-million dollar drainage project  Monitor

McALLEN — June will mark a year since rain storms tore through the Rio Grande Valley, damaging tens of thousands of homes and businesses, including some ...



McAllen softball complex to be complete before Summer  Monitor

McALLEN — A year after the youth baseball complex was finished, the softball facility near McAllen High School is expected to be ready to host games in late ...



Gabrielle Ruiz of ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ on Breaking Out of the Rio Grande Valley and Into Hollywood  Texas Monthly

The Edinburg native talks about her hometown, her role models growing up, and how she mentors aspiring actors in the RGV.



Students say summer band rehearsals are difficult but completely worth it  Monitor

McALLEN — The sun was unrelenting Friday morning, as it had been every day since the McAllen High School band students began their marching rehearsals ...



Valley gets high marks; Region’s performance in new A-F ratings earns TEA’s praises  Monitor

McALLEN — The latest state accountability ratings are out, reflecting the first official A through F grades for school districts across the state for 2017 performance.



Tech Wars: McAllen students take to the field for robotics, drone competition  Monitor

McALLEN — On the grounds where sports rule the field most of the year, a unique inaugural event was held Friday at McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium for ...



Records: Investigators catch assistant principal at McAllen High School with cocaine  KGBT-TV

Agents with the Hidalgo County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force caught an assistant principal at McAllen High School with cocaine last month, ...



Education Spotlight: McHi, Rowe mariachis heading back to state  Monitor

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR. The McAllen High School Mariachi Oro and James “Nikki” Rowe High School Mariachi Azteca have both advanced to the ...



McAllen man accused of trying to meet teen in park for sex  Monitor

Federal authorities are accusing a McAllen man of attempting to coerce an undercover agent posing as a 13-year-old girl into sexual acts in a public park and ...



South Texas High School hosts Oath of Enlistment of Future Sailor  DVIDS

MCALLEN, Texas – (Nov. 2, 2018) Recruiters and support personnel assigned to Navy Recruiting Station McAllen, Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio, ...



South Texas gets $46M for disaster recovery  Monitor

The skies opened up in South Texas on Tuesday at about the same time the federal government announced $46 million in grant funding for recovery efforts ...



McAllen High’s Pompa is All-Area Coach of the Year  Monitor

McALLEN — When the McAllen High baseball team got back from Laredo, coach Eliseo Pompa gathered the team and recited a quote he had recently received ...



Water polo gaining support in Rio Grande Valley  Monitor

Perez Elementary Principal Michael Moreno still swims laps regularly for physical fitness, but always with the sport of water polo securely in the back of his mind.



UTRGV’s Gomez, former Edinburg North and Sharyland High standouts selected in 2019 MLB Draft  Monitor

The Washington Nationals selected UTRGV senior second baseman Anthony Gomez in the 33rd round with the 1,023rd pick of the 2019 Major League Baseball ...



Valley education luncheon focuses on collaboration and ‘synergy’  Monitor

WESLACO — Education stakeholders, from superintendents to business leaders, dined together forming personal bonds while stressing the need to work ...



Weslaco High grad wins national bilingual essay contest with ‘A Wild Tongue’  Monitor

Weslaco High School graduate Carolina De Anda's essay titled “A Wild Tongue” won first place in a student writing contest hosted by the National Association ...



Texan Raúl Castillo turns superhero in ‘El Chicano’  Houston Chronicle

In the indie superhero film “El Chicano,” opening Friday, Raúl Castillo is a Los Angeles cop who moonlights as the titular character, a masked avenging angel on ...



Run for Speedy: Local law enforcement, community take a lap for fallen Mission officer  Monitor

That's how Cpl. Jose Luis “Speedy” Espericueta of the Mission Police Department will be remembered. He was honored Saturday evening in a tribute run in ...



Judge Keno Vasquez holds Courts in Schools program at Juarez-Lincoln High School  Progresstimes

Aiming to educate students about the impact their decisions can have on their lives and families in the future, Judge Keno Vasquez is bringing the courtroom to ...



Mariachi Music Gains Recognition At UIL State Festival. For Some It's Been A Long Time Coming.  Texas Standard

Last week, at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, high school students from all over the Lone Star State gathered for the 2019 UIL Mariachi ...



New Leadership: BISD names Rene Gutierrez lone finalist for superintendent  Brownsville Herald

The Brownsville Independent School District on Thursday officially named Rene Gutierrez, the superintendent of the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School ...



Donna starts fast, stays strong, beats Mission Vets  Monitor

BY HENRY MILLER | STAFF WRITER. McALLEN – Brianna Quesada had just 5.8 seconds to get off a shot. She actually took it a bit early, but that didn't matter ...



#drugskill #speakout #rememberNic  The Valley Town Crier

As if it were yesterday, I can still see him sitting in the back semi-circle of desks in my classroom, next to Kevin (Hilgenfeld). I see his smile. I picture him laughing ...



Sport gaining support in Rio Grande Valley  Brownsville Herald

Perez Elementary School Principal Michael Moreno still swims laps regularly for physical fitness, but always with the sport of water polo securely in the back of ...



Edinburg Chamber Board of Directors Announce New Director of Membership  The Edinburg Review

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce board of directors announced Monday, May 13th, Zayda Pacheco was named the Director of Membership for the Edinburg ...



The coaching carousel hits Big 7 hoops teams  Progresstimes

It's been said that there are only two kinds of coaches, those who have been fired and those who will be fired. While this may or may be a bit of an exaggeration, ...



BISD to name lone finalist  Brownsville Herald

The Brownsville Independent School District is poised to name Rene Gutierrez, the superintendent of the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District ...



Peñitas honors community founder and staple Gerald “Jerry” Bell  Progresstimes

Gerald “Jerry” Bell's legacy in the Rio Grande Valley can be found in the metaphorical and physical growth of Peñitas. The city of Peñitas, along with Bell's family ...



MCISD: new hires and new assignments for coming year  Progresstimes

When school begins Aug. 28, students at Leal Elementary School will find they have a new assistant principal. On July 27 the Mission Consolidated Independent ...



Festiva Events — Friday, June 8 – Sunday, June 10  Monitor

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday. FRIDAY. OLDIES SHOWS. Al and Brenda Ragunsin ...



Looking Back: The top 20 RGV stories of 2017  KGBT-TV

Here's a list of our top stories in 2017, according to statistics from Facebook. This list consists local stories that garnered the most clicks on CBS 4 News Rio ...



McAllen actor, playwright talks Sundance award-winning film, playing Freddy Fender  Monitor

Actor and playwright Raúl Castillo has a good problem — a booked schedule filled with roles not allowing the McAllen native time to write. While his busy slate ...



Garza adds Offensive Player of the Year honors to impressive season  Monitor

McALLEN — Edinburg North senior Saul Garza is the youngest of three boys and the son of a pitcher, so it made sense for him to be the family's designated ...



Dangerous Flooding in South Texas (PHOTOS)  The Weather Channel

Cars were submerged in floodwaters and residents had to be rescued. Here are the latest images from the flood zones.



Valley parishioners honor Our Lady of Guadalupe with fanfare  Monitor

Adorned in boldly colored, feathered headgear symbolizing the crown of the Virgin Mary, and wielding a rattle and a wooden arch bow meant to keep the devil ...



Governor appoints Mission doctor to state board  Monitor

A Mission doctor who is also the chief medical officer and chief physician executive at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, was appointed to the Texas Medical ...



Zamora, Quintanilla sworn into office, Darling begins second term as mayor  Monitor

McALLEN — The typically chilly city commission chambers turned to a humid, standing-room only quarters Monday as Mayor Jim Darling and District 2 ...



IDEA Toros Graduates Score Big  The Edinburg Review

In August of 2016, 11 incoming high school seniors left the schools they were attending to enroll at IDEA Toros College Prep in Edinburg. According to the IDEA ...



Navy Recruiting provides Opportunity for Texas Educators to learn more about their Navy  DVIDS

Navy Awareness is an important element in recruiting America's best and brightest for naval *service*. To assist the recruiting effort in Central and South Texas, ...



Hurricane hunting aircrafts visit McAllen airport to encourage emergency preparedness  Monitor

While there's nothing that can be done to prevent a natural disaster, one can always be prepared. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration chose the ...



Heavy Rain in South Texas Could Bring More Flooding Before Dry Conditions Return Friday  The Weather Channel

This article is no longer being updated. For the latest impacts and forecast, click here. Moderate to locally heavy rain will bring additional flooding concerns ...



Salazar tosses hat in ring for county treasurer  Monitor

EDINBURG — A local insurance owner will vie for the Hidalgo County treasurer's seat. David Salazar Jr., 38, announced his candidacy in a news release ...



Where are they now?: Mission Vets’ Vela thriving early in pro career  Monitor

BY TJ GARCIA. Noel Vela is still 18 years old. He's just three months from Mission Veterans High School's graduation ceremony. He just bought his first car, and ...



Meet the candidates for the LJISD Board of Trustees Nov. election  Progresstimes

With early voting starting Monday, Oct. 22, the candidates vying for seats in the La Joya Independent School District Board of Trustees are engaged in a heated ...



South Texas Floods Trigger Hundreds of Water Rescues; State of Emergency Declared for 6 Counties  The Weather Channel

Clusters of heavy rainfall and thunderstorms developed once again early Friday in far southern Texas, prompting the National Weather *Service* to issue flash ...



RGV Photography Workshops  Valley Town Crier

As students in Rafael Sepulveda's Advanced course at RGV Photography Workshops in Downtown McAllen entered the studio-classroom February 15, ...



Friends shocked at McHi grad's slaying  Brownsville Herald

McALLEN - Carroll Ruppert first met Amy Dickey about a dozen years ago, she said.



SILVER ALERT: 94-year old male with cognitive impairment  KGBT-TV

UPDATE: San Antonio police said the Silver Alert has been canceled after Finis Burks was located around 1:45am Tuesday morning. They said he was safe, ...



WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Aguinaga shining in second year at Baker  Monitor

BY BY TJ GARCIA. Marco Aguinaga may not be a patient guy, but when the sophomore quarterback gets a chance to play, he makes the most of it. The Monitor's ...



A Sincere Thank You to Our School Bus Drivers, Cafeteria Workers and Custodians  Valley Town Crier

The saying goes that if the school principal isn't on campus, you can still expect business as usual, but if the principal's secretary is out, be prepared for chaos!



Tom Landry Stadium likely site of VMHS playoff game  Progresstimes

With Mission CISD's Veterans Memorial High School locked in the District 31-5A playoffs, and having won a recent coin toss to become home team in the first ...



Medical milestone: DHR moving forward with kidney transplants, offering new hope to Valley patients  Monitor

EDINBURG — Eight years ago, Mercedes Rivas began vomiting consistently. Her doctors kept telling her it was food poisoning, but that wasn't the case.



46th Annual Leo Najo Day - News  Valley Town Crier

MISSION – The Leo Najo Old Timers Baseball organization will celebrate their 46th Leo Najo Day Saturday Oct. 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mission ...



BATTER UP! Latest Addition to The Valley’s Playground Lineup  Valley Town Crier

MISSION - Batter up! Yes, The Valley's Playground now offers baseball/softball batting cages. The Valley's Playground is Incredibowl in Mission, located at 2140 ...



Freer ISD hires Bruni coach Carpentier  Alice Echo News-Journal

Coach Jerry Carpentier knows a thing or two about taking over a football program. He stepped in and became the head coach and athletic director at Bruni High ...



VIDEO: Bridge collapses from 'catastrophic flooding' on Llano River in Texas  KGBT-TV

UPDATE: 10:30 a. m. AUSTIN, Texas (KEYE) - The FM 2900 bridge over the Llano River in Kingsland, Texas has collapsed due to flooding. The collapse ...



On Memorial Day, graduates commit to country  San Antonio Express-News

On a morning when stormy weather forced Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery to cancel its somber observance of Memorial Day, nothing was going to ...



Council hires two city attorneys  Progresstimes

Two new city attorneys, who will work in-house for the city only, were hired Monday by the Mission City Council. Abiel Flores was appointed City Attorney and ...



Build-A-Bear launches Pay Your Age Day July 12  KGBT-TV

WASHINGTON (CIRCA) - In honor of Build-A-Bear Workshop's new Count Your Candles birthday campaign, the stuffed animal retailer is celebrating Pay Your ...



Mission High School's last home football game will be away  Progresstimes

On Wednesday Mission CISD officials decided to move Mission High School's last home game of the season to Hidalgo after state inspectors failed to approve ...



Edinburg Sisters make history leading All Region Orchestras  The Edinburg Review

In the 33 year history of the TMEA All Region Competition, there have never been two siblings leading both orchestras until now. Two Edinburg sisters made ...



57 Years After Young Teacher's Murder, Former Priest Faces Trial  Courthouse News Service

EDINBURG, Texas (CN) — Unable to shake decades of suspicion for the 1960 murder of a 25-year-old beauty queen from South Texas, former Catholic priest ...



Ex-Priest Arrested In The 1960 Murder of Irene Garza  Texas Monthly (subscription)

In the 56 years since Irene Garza's murder, there has only been one suspect: John Feit, the priest who heard her last confession.



Mission native showing Olympic swimming potential  Progresstimes

Mission resident Shaine Casas went to the 2017 Speedo Junior Nationals with hopes of faring well as he faced off against some of the world's top junior ...



Lobos hunting 30-6A crown  Progresstimes

The Palmview Lobos have plenty of big game experience on the baseball field. This season's group is loaded with nine senior, seven returning starters from the ...



LIVE UPDATES: High school football playoff games from around DFW and the rest of Texas  Star-Telegram

The high school football playoffs are here with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games around Dallas-Fort ...



UTSA Top Scholar program celebrates 5 years of excellence  UTSA Today

The 2017-18 UTSA Top Scholars. The new cohort of UTSA Top Scholars for 2017. The new 2017 cohort of UTSA Top Scholars. (Sept. 8, 2017) -- The Top ...



New Bill Could Bring CS Programs to 500K JROTC Students—and Diversify the Future Workforce  EdSurge

Congress is proposing an innovative approach to building the federal technology talent pipeline for computer science roles, one that should be exciting ...



UTRGV president visits STC's Nursing & Allied Health Campus  Progresstimes

Guy Bailey, president of UT Rio alley was welcomed by Shirley A. Reed, president of South Texas College and administrators at the STC Nursing & Allied Health ...



Photos: Helicopters rescue trapped campers as floods sweep US  Twin Falls Times-News

Helicopters rescue people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days, as ...



Mission museum inducts Wall of Fame honorees  Progresstimes

Educators like Romulo D. Martinez, Maria Lydia Rodriguez, Rosa M. and Gustavo Zapata affected the lives of thousands of students over multiple decades.



Mariachi de La Joya: 33 years of music history  Progresstimes

Los Lobos mariachi of Palmview may have been renamed 6A co-champs at the 2015 state competition, but this feat is only a note in the 33-year history the La ...



Retired priest denies role in 1960 slaying  CNN

... • Police still consider Father John Feit a suspect in death of 25-year-old woman • In 2002, two other priests said Feit confessed to them • Texas grand jury ...



Bennett, Sharon V.  Waco Tribune-Herald

Sharon V. Bennett. Sharon Virginia Cron Bennett, of Waco, suddenly passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014, as a result of a brain tumor. Services will be 10 ...



Rep. Canales, with major successes in economic development and jobs creation, criminal justice reform, and a key champion of citizens' power over their governments, to seek fourth term  Edinburg Politics

Featured: Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, son Terry Andrés II, and Rep. Senfronia Thompson, D-Houston, during a break on the floor of the Texas House of ...



Army National Combine participants  247Sports.com

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.



Re-Rank: Top 20 Boys NCAA Swimming Recruits, Class of 2018  SwimSwam

It's time to look back at our top boys recruits heading into the NCAA next fall, revisiting a tough call at #1 between last year's top prospect Reece Whitley ...



Brownsville taqueria invited to statewide competition  Brownsville Herald

As far as Oscar Palomo is concerned, there's no reason the best tacos in Texas can't be from Brownsville.



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