Local News for Brownsville, Texas

Brownsville-SPI Airport gets $1.6M for jet bridges05/18/2021

Brownsville-SPI Airport gets $1.6M for jet bridges

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded the City of Brownsville $1.6 million to enhance the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport, which will be used to replace the two existing passenger boarding bridges. U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela announced in a press release that a portion of the funds has been allocated from the CARES Act, READ MORE.
Porter goalkeeper Acevedo signs with UTRGV05/18/2021

Porter goalkeeper Acevedo signs with UTRGV

Brownsville Porter goalkeeper Isaac Acevedo has always been passionate about soccer, and as a young boy he dreamed of playing for the Porter Cowboys soccer team. Acevedo’s passion and goals drove him to work relentlessly at his craft. His dedication turned into a strong career with the Cowboys and helped him reach another major milestone. READ MORE.
More rain heading to the Rio Grande Valley05/17/2021

More rain heading to the Rio Grande Valley

With the grounds already saturated from heavy rains that occurred over the past two weeks in the Rio Grande Valley, forecasters are not ruling out the possibility that flooding could occur as more heavy rain is in the forecast. Joseph Tomaselli, senior forecaster at the National Weather Service in Brownsville, said “Wednesday and Wednesday night READ MORE.
Program to help Spanish-speaking dyslexia students05/16/2021

Program to help Spanish-speaking dyslexia students

The Texas Education Agency has announced a statewide reading initiative for bilingual students with dyslexia based on pioneering work by Elsa Cardenas Hagan, director of the Valley Speech and and Language Center in Brownsville. TEA announced that the Esperanza dyslexia program will be supported by the AmplioSpeech intensive digital intervention platform to better serve bilingual READ MORE.