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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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 Mariachi Sending Six Students to All Region Ensemble  KVEO-TV

Six members of the McAllen High Mariachi Oro have earned spots on the 2019 TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) All-Region Mariachi Ensembles ...



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 ...



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.



The RGV Matters holds election forum for McAllen ISD candidates  Progresstimes

Seven of the eight MISD board candidates got the opportunity to respond to questions from the students themselves. Last Thursday evening The RGV Matters, ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



McAllen ISD holds Town Hall Meeting  Valley Town Crier

After passing the Tax Ratification Election, McAllen ISD has decided to use the money received to fund several projects that will benefit schools in the district.



McAllen city candidates agreeable on issues at student-held forum  Monitor

EDINBURG — The three candidates vying for central McAllen's District 5 commission seat generally agreed on questions about public safety, technology ...



McAllen school district’s $7.8M tax election on ballot Saturday  Monitor

McALLEN — Voters here will decide a school district tax ratification election Saturday, which, if approved, will generate nearly $8 million per year. Early voting ...



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 ...



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.



UTRGV School of Medicine to Host Competition for High School Students  KVEO-TV

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will host its first Education Collaboration for Aspiring Health Professionals (ECAHP) competition, Saturday, Feb.



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 ...



Early voting numbers low for McAllen ISD tax election  Monitor

McALLEN — Early voting for the proposed tax ratification election for the local school district has thus far prompted nearly 700 voters to cast their ballots with one ...



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 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 ISD to consider future campus needs  Monitor

McALLEN — The McAllen school district trustees will meet Monday evening to discuss and vote on options to address current facility needs and capacity issues ...



Early voting in McAllen begins  KVEO-TV

MCALLEN, Texas - The City of McAllen is holding a regular election for registered voter residents of McAllen City Commission Districts 4 and 5 on Saturday, May ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



McAllen ISD hosts Mental Health Summit today  Monitor

McAllen school district officials are hosting a Mental Health Awareness Community Summit this evening. The summit, which will be free to the public, will take ...



$46M in federal funds to address damage sustained during 2018 storms  Valley morning Star

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Two Cardinals Sign on To Play College Ball  KGBT-TV

(CBS 4 Sports) - It was a signing day on the Harlingen High School campus as one male and one female athlete signed letters of intent to play their sport the ...



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 ...



Rose Marie Benton | Free  Paris News

Rose Marie Benton, 89, passed into life eternal Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 2, at her residence in Dallas, Texas. She was born in McAllen, in the Rio Grande ...



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, ...



Ousted McHi coach loses appeal  Brownsville Herald

McALLEN — The McAllen school board unanimously denied a grievance filed by former McAllen High head football coach Tony Harris on Monday morning.



McAllen ISD student honored by National Merit Program  Valley Town Crier

Garrett Garzonie of McAllen High School has been named to a prestigious group of national scholars. Out of an initial pool of 1.6 million students, Garzonie has ...



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 ...



Sex on campus lands McAllen teen behind bars  KGBT-TV

A McAllen teen is out on bond after being accused of having sexual contact with an underage girl on the McAllen High School campus.



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 ...



#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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



KWJH choir members earn spots in regional choir  Valley Town Crier

Members of the K. White Jr. High School (KWJH) choir recently competed for membership in the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region XV Middle ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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?: 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 ...



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 ...



Seven questions with Keith Davis  Monitor

Keith Davis, 51, is a former NFL player for the New York Giants and was a collegiate athlete for the University of Southern California whose team won two Rose ...



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, ...



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 ...



Premier High School - Mission  KGBT-TV

“Daytime at Nine” sat down for an interactive discussion with a diverse group of students as they share personal experiences about how Premier High School of ...



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 ...



Friends shocked at McHi grad's slaying  Brownsville Herald

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



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 ...



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 ...



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!



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.



The Grill Pro Shop  KGBT-TV

The Grill ProShop is one of the newest spots to hit the RGV for all your grilling needs, including the Big Green Egg! There you can also find a great selection of ...



Human skeletal remains found in New Braunfels  KGBT-TV

The New Braunfels police department is investigating the discovery of human skeletal remains. Authorities said the remains were found Tuesday at about 3:45 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



UTPB international student sets sights on producing  The Mesa Journal News

ODESSA—University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB) student Cristina Caldera spoke on Telemundo Radio station at NewsWest 9 (the local West Texas ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Tomball loses 6 Citizens of Year in 2016  Chron.com

This past year marked the passing of many notable celebrities and people across the country. In Tomball, those losses were equally extensive as the community ...



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