Weary from 2020’s COVID struggles, emergency personnel treated to turkey meals

Thank you. The common expression of gratitude though just two words in length carried the weight of a lifetime of thanksgiving for emergency medical workers,...

COVID cases, hospitalizations continue incline in Hidalgo Co.

Hidalgo County reported four additional coronavirus-related deaths Wednesday along with 763 new cases, continuing a recent surge that’s been in line with local health...

Annual feast turned to curbside drop-off

HARLINGEN — The gymnasium of the First United Methodist Church normally would be filled with enough chairs and tables to fit 300 people on...

Good Neighbor provides hundreds of meals

Hundreds of mask-wearing community members visited the Good Neighbor Settlement House to receive a free meal as part of their Thanksgiving celebration. Entire families showed...

Plans fluid for COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Valley

County health departments are tasked with preparing for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in the Rio Grande Valley, even as they’re constantly reminded that plans...

STC culinary arts students hold bake sale for food pantry

McALLEN — The South Texas College Culinary Arts Department held a virtual bake sale this week, cooking up an idea to help raise funds...

Veteran who suffered ‘psychotic break’ sues McAllen officer for being shot

A 39-year-old man shot by a McAllen police officer on Jan. 14 while he was being transported to South Texas Behavioral Health Center has...

Mission settles with man shot by officers

The city of Mission and two of its police officers have settled with a 53-year-old man who was shot in the stomach with a...
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Citing fatigue, revelers flocking to downtown McAllen amid COVID surge

McALLEN — A haze of synthesized smoke crept out from swinging doors of downtown McAllen bars-turned-restaurants Friday night. Crowds of young women in high-heeled...

Harlingen family grateful for Driscoll Children’s Hospital NICU care

CORPUS CHRISTI – Noemi and Jason Ferguson credit Driscoll Children’s Hospital’s Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) as the reason their 2-year-old daughter...