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Local News for McAllen, Texas


Fiesta de Palmas celebrates region’s cultures

The walkways of the McAllen Convention Center were adorned in many red Asian lanterns, while hanging above were lines of colorful papel picado banners on Saturday. Here, locals of all ages and nationalities celebrated the diversity of the Rio Grande Valley at the 14th annual Fiesta De Palmas event, hosted by the City of McAllen. READ MORE.

Respite center building now owned by Catholic Charities

Former City Commissioner John Ingram blamed his underdog defeat in the May election, in part, due to issues involving the city and the migrant relief center. False advertisements were aired on local radio waves calling McAllen a ‘sanctuary city’ in relation to the migrant aid operation run by Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, READ MORE.
McAllen ISD: It was a big ...09/21/2019

McAllen ISD: It was a big …

It was a big turnout for the Espericueta family today at Cathey Middle School’s 7th grade football game. Officers from multiple law enforcement agencies turned out in support. Joaquin Espericueta (no. 50) stands with the officers. #districtofchoice Read the article on READ MORE.
Hidalgo County: Commissioners Court held a ...09/21/2019

Hidalgo County: Commissioners Court held a …

Commissioners Court held a moment of silence for victims & survivors of the Alton Bus Crash. Today is the 30th anniversary of one of the deadliest school bus crashes in US history. We remember those lost & surviving children (now adults) who still bear scars of that horrific day. Read the article on READ MORE.

McAllen taking preventive measures to combat mosquitos

The city’s health and code enforcement department announced that they will begin spraying for mosquitos early Saturday morning. According to a news release, the city will continue to spray for mosquitos as weather permits, depending on factors such as rain and wind speeds. Read the full story at Read the rest of the article READ MORE.

Court Bailiff Arrested On Gun And Drug Counts

A Hidalgo County court bailiff has been hit with felony drug and gun charges after being arrested for what started out as a minor traffic violation. Jose Ramon Hernandez was stopped and questioned Wednesday evening by a Pharr police officer who spotted his pickup truck parked against traffic. In his report obtained by the McAllen READ MORE.

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