RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — DHR Health announced plans to open a new facility in Rio Grande City. “You know this is really a game-changer for us here in Starr County,” said County Judge Eloy Vera. DHR Health, Starr County leaders, and Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick all participated in a groundbreaking ceremony on […]
HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas — Groups of migrants are crossing the U.S./Mexico border in large numbers, a statement by U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. In recent days, Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents found 1,171 migrants in eight large groups in Starr and Hidalgo Counties and disrupted three human smuggling events, the statement said.
A Rio Grande City man is jailed on a $1 million bond after being charged with the murder of his grandfather. Police had rushed to a home on Kennedy Street Monday evening after getting a frantic call from a woman pleading for help. Officers found an elderly man dead, the woman who called told them who stabbed him, and moments later officers spotted the man’s grandson, 29-year-old Andrew Villalon, walking along a nearby street with a knife in his hand. Villalon was arrested without incident.
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Rio Grande City police arrested a man accused of stabbing and killing his 81-year-old grandfather. Andrew Villalon, 29, was arrested on a charge of murder, Rio Grande City Police Department told ValleyCentral. According to authorities, a call was received at 6:50 p.m. on Monday from someone asking for help. […]
A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of his grandfather on Monday, according to Rio Grande City police. Rio Grande City police officers were dispatched to a home on Kennedy Street regarding a welfare check at around 6:51 p.m. Monday after receiving a call from a woman who was yelling. While officers were en route, they were advised that a man - identified as Andrew Villalon – had stabbed his grandfather at the location and fled the scene, according to police.
MISSION – Guadalupe O. Acevedo, 89, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Comfort House in McAllen. RIO GRANDE CITY – Rebeca Arriaga, 92, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2022, at her home. Juan Alvarez. PALMHURST – Juan Romeo Alvarez, 72, passed away on Thursday, June...
The ribbon was cut Tuesday morning for the grand opening of Arkansaw Territory Country Café and Market in Falcon, Arkansas located at 3780 Highway 53. Run by the Regina Irazarry, the café boasts a large dining area with wooden tables, a deli, a beverage and coffee stand, a vintage Pop Kola cooler, bushel baskets of potato chips in small bags, a four-shelf book and movie exchange.
A rare plant that can be found in the Rio Grande Valley is now being considered for endangered species status. Between Starr and Zapata counties, experts have identified 671 acres where the prostrate milkweed grows. "You have plants that occur in Starr County that don't occur anywhere else in the...
A Roma resident won big, claiming a $1 million lottery prize. The resident, who opted to remain anonymous, claimed the second-tier prize of $1 million from the Texas Lottery’s Mega Millions drawing on Jan. 13, according to a news release issued by the Texas Lottery on Wednesday. The Roma...
ROMA, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A lottery ticket purchased in Roma matched the numbers of the $1 million prize. Texas Lottery officials stated that a ticket sold at the El Tigre Food Store on East Grant Street in Roma on Tuesday matched five of five needed numbers for the $1 million prize. The winning numbers were […]
DALLAS (KDAF) — The Texas Lottery says a $1 million winning Mega Millions ticket from Tuesday night’s drawing was sold in Roma. One lucky winner in Roma matched the five winning Mega Millions numbers (3, 12, 38, 53 and 58) to get the seven-figure win. If the lottery player would have “Megaplied” they would have won $3 million.