Month: June 2016

Memorial event held for legendary Texas Ranger Jackson

Some 1,000 people gathered at The Sul Ross University Pete P. Gallegos Center to honor legendary Texas Ranger Joaquin on Saturday, June 25. Jackson died on June 12. Jackson was a longtime Texas Ranger and has been described as the…

REMINDER: July 4th Freedom Fest

The fourth annual Harlingen July 4 Freedom Fest this year will be held on Saturday, July 2, at Lon C. Hill Park. The event featuring lots of live music, games, food and more, will be held from 5 to 11…

UTRGV School of Medicine welcomes its first class

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on Monday officially welcomed its first class of 55 students to the School of Medicine, with a first roll call and full day of orientations. Students got instruction on using their new iPads,…

Gov. Abbott says high court made right decision

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made a statement Friday on the U.S. Supreme Court’s executive amnesty ruling. “The action taken by the President was an unauthorized abuse of presidential power that trampled the Constitution and he Supreme Court rightly denied the…