Naxi Lopez

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Naxiely Lopez-Puente covers Hidalgo County and Edinburg for The Monitor. You can her at nlopez@themonitor.com (956) 683-4434.

Local officials stress state constitutional amendment would fund much-needed flood control efforts

EDINBURG — Elected officials here are asking residents to vote in favor of Proposition 8, a state constitutional amendment that would appropriate almost a...

Shot trooper still hospitalized, condition improving

EDINBURG — The family of a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper who was shot in the head while responding to a crash last...

Edinburg city manager clears ‘misinformation’ about Bert Ogden Arena

EDINBURG — The city did not deny the new Bert Ogden Arena a certificate of occupancy because the contractor has yet to apply for...

Denim company yet to meet incentive benchmarks; projects growth

EDINBURG — Santana Textiles, a denim manufacturing company that received $15 million in taxpayer assistance, has long been a point of contention for the...

Hidalgo County plans trolley to ferry courthouse visitors to remote lots

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County will implement a shuttle system to help courthouse visitors avoid a three-block trek in triple-digit heat when construction crews begin...

DHR celebrates grand opening of Transplant Institute

McALLEN — Doctors Hospital at Renaissance celebrated the grand opening of its Transplant Institute Wednesday, which is already providing life-saving services no other hospital...

Abbott assesses Valley flood damage

EDINBURG — Federal disaster relief for Cameron and Hidalgo counties now rests in the hands of President Donald Trump following a formal request for...

Gov. Abbott requests federal disaster declaration for Cameron, Hidalgo counties

EDINBURG — Gov. Greg Abbott signed a gubernatorial request for a federal disaster declaration for Hidalgo and Cameron counties at a briefing held here...

In wake of flooding, health officials issue warning

EDINBURG — The Hidalgo County Health Department is warning residents to take precautionary measures for potential health hazards stemming from the recent floods.EDINBURG —...

Hidalgo County contends with funding in courthouse plan

McALLEN — Hidalgo County continues to massage the numbers for its new courthouse after Edinburg reneged on its promise to help fund the costly...