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Local Officer charged with Civil Rights Violation

A 40-year-old resident of Weslaco is now in custody on allegations he violated the civil rights of a San Juan man, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.

New leader at the helm for Boys & Girls Club of Mission

Boys & Girls Club of Mission Director Jose “JJ” Guerrero hopes to expand the number of programs available for youths at the club. Guerrero, 44, began on Oct. 31 as the new executive director of the club.

Texas Mutual Distributes $1.1M in grants for Workforce Development Initiatives

Texas Mutual Insurance Company, the state’s leading provider of workers’ compensation, has distributed $1.1 million in grants to 16 organizations across the state to fund workforce development programs.

Using the Air Force model to Acclimate New Hires

Many of you may not know this, but the United States Air Force has an orientation program for its new officers that business and industry can use for their own personnel.

McAllen ISD Partners in Excellence Breakfast

McAllen ISD held its annual Partners in Excellence Breakfast Nov. 21, 2019, at McAllen Country Club.

IDEA Quest Celebrates National Ribbon Recognition

Today, Blue Bell Ice Cream provided a sweet treat to scholars at IDEA Quest College Prep to celebrate their 2019 National Blue Ribbon Recognition.

PSJA Bear to continue his baseball career at Our Lady of the Lake

PSJA Early College High School Senior Pablo Trevino III, has signed a letter of intent to play baseball for Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio. He signed today, Dec. 6 during a special ceremony at his school where he was joined by his family, coaches, and friends.

Retired Educators in McAllen Joining Forces with Retired Educators Statewide through Texas AFT Retiree...

In the fall of 2018, Texas AFT, a union for public-education employees across the state, created a new arm, Texas AFT Retiree Plus.

VIDA Receives $10,000 Workforce Development Grant from Union Pacific Foundation

Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement recently received a $10,000 Workforce Development Grant from Union Pacific Foundation. The purpose of the grant is to underwrite job training and comprehensive, wraparound services for students in the fields of commercial and residential electrical, welding, and civil and electrical engineering.

UTRGV Men’s Basketball Wraps up Home Stand with Victory

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Vaqueros men's basketball team finished the homestand 3-1 by defeating the Mid-America Christian University Evangels 92-50 on Friday at the UTRGV Fieldhouse.