Law license of Texas DA who brought charges against woman for self-managed abortion placed on 'probated suspension,' fine issued
Texas District Attorney Gocha Ramirez has been disciplined for murder charges against Lizelle Herrera, who had a self-managed abortion, in April 2022. The post Texas DA who brought charges against woman for self-managed abortion placed on ‘probated suspension,’ fine issued first appeared on Law & Crime.
DPS: 1 dead, 1 hospitalized after Rio Grande City crash
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — One man is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Rio Grande City, authorities said. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the crash occurred at 2 p.m. Tuesday on FM 755, near the intersection of Embassy Road in Rio Grande City. An investigation revealed that a 2011 GMC […]
CBP Officers Seize $1 Million in Cocaine at Roma Port of Entry
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations officers at Roma Port of Entry this weekend seized $1 million in cocaine in a single enforcement action. “Our frontline officers continue to deploy an effective combination of inspection experience and technology and that led to this significant cocaine interception,” said Port Director Andres Guerra, Roma Port of Entry. “This seizure illustrates our commitment to keeping our communities safe from hard narcotics while facilitating lawful trade and travel.”
Roma set to open first food truck park in Starr County
ROMA, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The City of Roma is making renovations to one of its beloved recreational spots. The Guadalupe Plaza has been under construction with plans to open the first food truck park in Roma and in Starr County. New LED light fixtures were turned on at the Guadalupe Plaza Wednesday evening as a […]
Celebrate National Kolache Day | Great Day SA
Master Baker Hermann Gruebler with the Kolache Factory shows Roma how to make a delicious traditional Kolache.
The coldest February in Starr County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Chicago Style Hot Dogs | Great Day SA
Roma makes some creative hot dogs with Chicago Hot Dogs.
Starr County Sheriff’s Office gets new K-9
STARR COUNTY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Starr County Sheriff’s Office has a new member, K-9 Calippo. Calippo’s handler is Deputy Juan Medina and they both underwent intense training through the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association to serve the community in Starr County. K-9 Calippo is dual-purpose certified in narcotics and criminal apprehension, along with tracking […]
Video Shows Police Chase Drunk Texas Man Smuggling Migrants
A man with a criminal history was detained by the Texas Department of Safety after a wild car chase.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.87 and $2.89 in Rio Grande City as of 2024-02-29. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.319, a week ago the price is $3.270 , according to AAA.
Dalinda Guillen joins Texas Regional Bank
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas – Economic development specialist Dalinda Guillen has joined Texas Regional Bank as its market manager for Starr and Hidalgo county. Guillen was previously executive director of Rio Grande City Economic Development Corporation, a position she held for almost ten years. Brent Baldree, president of commercial...
Roma police recover vehicle from Rio Grande
ROMA, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Members of the Roma Police Department along with the Roma Fire Department recovered a vehicle from the Rio Grande on Thursday afternoon. A Roma Police Department Facebook post stated the vehicle had been involved in a vehicle pursuit and ended up in the river. The department added that some officers are […]
Rio Grande City, March 01 High School ⚽ Game Notice
There are 2 high school ⚽ games in Rio Grande City. The Hidalgo Early College High School soccer team will have a game with Grulla High School on March 01, 2024, 18:00:00 CST.
Hernandez appointed Rio Grande City EDC’s interim executive director
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas – Rio Grande City Economic Development Corporation has appointed Sara M. Hernandez as its new interim executive director. The appointment follows the recent resignation of Dalinda Guillen, who served as EDC director for the past decade. Guillen is moving into the private sector. Hernandez, who...
Wild boars spotted in neighborhoods near Rio Grande City
The Starr County Sheriff’s Office is urging the public to watch out for wild boars. Department spokesman Investigator Rafael Aguirre said the boars have been popping up in residential neighborhoods near Rio Grande City. “We recommend when people are driving at night, and they do encounter them on the...
Rio Grande City headstone maker accused of stealing from customers
When her aunt Julia died in Aug. 2023, Minnie Lopez said she and her family decided to bury her ashes with other relatives in Roma. In September, the family bought a nearly $900 headstone for their aunt from Starr County Monuments. Lopez said business owner Noie Hesbrook III promised them...
STC Psychology Club Named ‘Volunteer Group of The Year’
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas – Beginning in 2009, South Texas College Starr County Campus Psychology faculty and brothers Alex and Eli Sarabia recall the innovative concept that was the foundation for the campus’ new Psychology Club. Now 15 years later, they are being celebrated as the Volunteer Group of the Year by the Starr County Fair Association.
Former La Joya ISD police officer avoids felony conviction after being caught with drugs
EDINBURG, TEXAS (ValleyCentral) — Prosecutors dropped a felony drug charge against a former police officer Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor. A state trooper caught Jose Luis Ramirez Jr., 34, of Sullivan City with a .40-caliber handgun, synthetic urine and three vials of THC — the psychoactive component in marijuana — in April […]
Embark on a Culinary Journey: The Top Four Mexican Restaurants in Rio Grande City
This piece presents a guide to four exceptional Mexican restaurants located in Rio Grande City. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Starr County business owner arrested on theft charges
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The owner of a Starr County business has been arrested on multiple charges, according to Rio Grande City Police. An investigation by the RGCPD Criminal Investigations Division led to the indictment of Noie Hesbrook, owner of Starr County Monuments. The police department stated it received several complaints against Hesbrook […]