Tag: Port Isabel

Port Isabel trustee participates in leadership program

PORT ISABEL — Early this month, the Texas Association of School Boards’ (TASB) held its kickoff session for its class of 2021 Leadership TASB...

Fundraising hardship: Churches make adjustments due to pandemic

SAN BENITO — About this same time last year, churches around the Rio Grande Valley were holding their annual fall festival fundraisers. From selling an...

Port Isabel postpones start of fall athletics until Oct. 12

The Port Isabel athletic department announced Tuesday that it is postponing the start of fall sports until Oct. 12. Port Isabel athletic director and football...

Police: Arrest made in Port Isabel fatal shooting

PORT ISABEL— A possible argument resulted in an afternoon shooting on Monday and police now say they have one person in custody. Port Isabel Chief...

Moment of Remembrance: Ceremony held for causeway collapse victims

City officials, first responders, loved ones, and family members of survivors and those lost in the Sept. 15, 2001, collapse of the Queen Isabella...

Authorities discuss protocols used to inspect bridge after bomb threat

Authorities early Tuesday morning reopened the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge between Port Isabel and South Padre Island following a Monday night bomb threat almost...

Bomb threat shuts down Queen Isabella Causeway

City of Port Isabel | Courtesy photoSeveral law enforcement officers are seen at the base of the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway in Port Isabel...

Port Isabel to honor first responders

PORT ISABEL — This coastal city will host events in honor of first responders and in remembrance of those who were affected by the...

PI ISD school board president selected to Leadership TASB program

PORT ISABEL — As a graduate of Point Isabel ISD, Jimmy Vela says he feels thankful he can give back to the school district...

Congressmen seek detainee’s release

Nearly 50 members of the United States Congress have signed onto a letter urging Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf to immediately...