Tag: Harlingen

Maggie’s House moves to new Harlingen location

HARLINGEN — For a little more than two decades, this nonprofit organization has been restoring hope and transforming lives for child victims of abuse. This...

New anti-COVID-19 program training workers to sanitize

HARLINGEN — You may not have heard of the local education nonprofit, or know the Texas A&M engineers or the Hollywood actor involved, but...

Senior plans to serve as Army cavalry scout

HARLINGEN — She’s on the move. From basketball, to cheerleader, firefighter and cavalry scout, Avery Alexander always seeks some new challenge. The Harlingen High School South...

TxDOT launches game to combat distracted driving

HARLINGEN — From texting and talking on the phone to eating and drinking, these everyday actions could cause serious distractions for motorists who do...

Children’s Hero: Youth leader on call at all hours

HARLINGEN — When things get tough, there’s always Myra. The kids at the Wilson Unit of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Harlingen know that...

Officials clear ‘snag’ to patient transfers; Casa de Amistad ‘temporary COVID-19 field hospital’

HARLINGEN — Officials are clearing up a “snag” holding back hospitals from transferring recovered COVID-19 patients to the state’s second-largest recovery center set up...

Valley Baptist participating in clinical trials that may benefit COVID-19 patients

As health officials and local hospitals continue to manage an ongoing surge of COVID-19 patients, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen is participating in a clinical...

Man seeks release from detention in Medicare fraud case

Former Merida Healthcare Group owner Rodney Mesquias filed a petition seeking release from the Willacy County Regional Detention Facility in Raymondville, where he is...

Tax-free school supplies weekend set for Aug. 7-9

HARLINGEN — The school year may be delayed, but the tax-free weekend to buy scholastic supplies and other items is still on. The annual tax-savings...

Mosquito spraying continues throughout Harlingen

HARLINGEN — After Hurricane Hanna hit Harlingen and surrounding areas, an alarming number of mosquitoes was left behind. Josh Ramirez, Health Director for the City...