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Posted on: June 3, 2019

OLDER AMERICANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO STAY ACTIVE

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Older Americans Month encourages older adults to connect with friends, family, and services that support participation. The 2019 theme: Connect, Create, Contribute motivates older adults to create by engaging in activities that promote learning, health, a...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE DEPARTMENT AND STAFF RECOGNIZED

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Hidalgo County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service recognized Horticulturist Ashley Gregory for 10 years of service with the department. Gregory was given an award for her superior and dedicated work.Dr. Elaine Hernandez, on behalf of the Ro...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

WESLACO HIGH SCHOOL DELEGATES RECOGNIZED AS FUTURE LEADERS

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Eleven Weslaco High School Juniors, who will participate in the American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Bluebonnet Girls State conferences this summer, were honored at Commissioners Court for their academic achievement and interest in U.S...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

MAY IS ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS MONTH

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MAY IS ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS MONTH

Last year Adult Protective Services completed nearly 117,000 cases of elderly and disabled persons abuse in Texas, of which 84,439 were confirmed cases of abuse.

Abuse of the elderly and people with disabilities in domesti...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

PSJA SENIOR EARNS FIRST WOMEN'S POWERLIFTING STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FOR WOLVERINES

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Commissioners Court celebrated the accomplishments of PSJA Memorial Early College High School senior Victoria Treviño who received her school's first state championship title, bringing home first place in the 165-pound weight class of the Texas...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

SHERIFF DEPUTIES HONORED FOR BRAVERY AND HEROISM

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Seven deputies received certificates and a resolution honoring their bravery and heroism. Sheriff J.E. "Eddie" Guerra, who had previously awarded Life-Saving and Meritorious medals to the deputies, said they had the training and tools that allow...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

TWO PALMVIEW COMMUNITY LEADERS HONORED FOR INDUCTION INTO 2019 RGV WALK OF FAME

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Two Palmview community leaders were honored by Commissioners Court for induction into the 2019 Rio Grande Walk of Fame. Diana Margot Garcia and Arnoldo Peña were joined by city leaders, family, and colleagues as they accepted the resolutions.

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

CHAMPIONSHIP BOXER BRANDON FIGUEROA RECOGNIZED BY COMMISSIONERS COURT

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Brandon "The Heartbreaker" Figueroa brought his WBA Super Bantamweight Championship belt to Commissioners Court as he was congratulated for winning the World Championship bout in a match against Yonfrez Parejo on April 20 in Carson, Ca. The 22-y...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

EDCOUCH-ELSA ISD BOYS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP POWERLIFTING TEAM HONORED

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Commissioners Court celebrated the victory of the Edcouch-Elsa Boys Powerlifting Team for winning back-to-back State Championships at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association Division I. The athletes, their coaches, school officials, and families fi...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

THE FILE OF LIFE COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

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Hidalgo County Emergency Services District #2 and Precinct 1 have joined efforts in an initiative to assist emergency responders in providing lifesaving care to those who are unconscious or unable to communicate their symptoms with first responde...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

COMMISSIONERS COURT SUPPORTS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

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Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall well-being. Awareness and preventative measures are an effective way to help increase the recovery time among individuals impacted by mental health conditions. Hidalgo County Commissioners Court i...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

INDOOR SPORTS COMPLEX NOW OPEN IN PRECINCT 2

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For the first time in Hidalgo County, there is a state of the art, indoor sports facility that is free and open to the public. Precinct 2 Commissioner Eduardo “Eddie” Cantu, said the new facility will allow the youth of Hidalgo County ...

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