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Harlingen Veterans Group to Lay Wreaths at Grave Sites

Each December Veterans groups and volunteers across the nation place a Christmas Wreath at as many veteran grave sites as they can. This year, with the help of the Harlingen Advisory Board, National Wreath Day which is observed on December 15, will also be celebrated here.

Congressman Gonzalez and UTRGV Announce Almost $100,000 for Bilingual Enrichment Courses

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced that the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) has awarded $99,991 to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s (UTRGV) Project SSTARC (Social Studies Through Authentic and Relevant Content): Promoting Humanities Learning in Elementary Schools.

Congressmen Gonzalez, Vela, Cuellar Laud Over $27 Million for Hidalgo County Head Start

Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Filemon Vela (TX-34), and Henry Cuellar (TX-28) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Head Start has awarded a continuation grant of $27,236,014 to Hidalgo County Head Start.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Appeals to Texans for Final Push for Balmorhea Pool...

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TPWF) is making a final push for donations to match a $1 million challenge grant provided by Apache Corporation to make repairs to the spring-fed pool at Balmorhea State Park.

Rep. Cuellar Votes in Support of Farm Bill

Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) joined his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives by voting for H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, also known as the Farm Bill.

Cornyn, Feinstein Bill to Modernize CyberTipline Heads to President’s Desk

U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) released the following statements after their legislation, the CyberTipline Modernization Act, passed the U.S. House of Representatives

Cattle Raisers Statement on Passage of 2018 Farm Bill

Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) issued the following statement in response to the final passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018
Yolanda Garcia, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD (PSJA ISD) Career & Technical Education Coordinator for Business and Industry, for being recently named to serve on the National Business Professionals of America Board of Directors.

PSJA ISD educator to serve on National Business Professionals of America Board of Directors 

PSJA ISD Career & Technical Education Coordinator for Business and Industry Yolanda Garcia was recently named to serve on the National Business Professionals of America Board of Directors.
L-r: Randy McClelland, Danny Boultinghouse. Arturo "Tito" Torres, Robert "Bobby" Calvillo-Exec Director, Brian Disque, Elva M. Cerda, Paul Rodriguez, and Paul Schwab.

Affordable Homes of South Texas, Inc.’s President Council Still Connected to Affordable Housing

The President’s Council of Affordable Homes of South Texas, Inc. recently met for their scheduled biannual meeting. The subject of the meeting was to review the organization’s recent fiscal year accomplishments and fiscal year 2018 goals.

Weslaco a Diverse Shopping Experience for Valley residents

With the recent announcement of the purchase and restoration plans for the corner property at Texas Blvd. and 6th Street, it was a welcomed sign that downtown Weslaco continues to redefine itself as a diverse shopping experience for Valley residents.