EDINBURG – Over a three-day period, 30 more people in Hidalgo County died from COVID-19 related complications and 166 more people tested positive, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez said Monday.
Texas bars and distilleries rip Gov. Greg Abbott for leaving them out of “unacceptable” reopening plan
As Gov. Greg Abbott outlined his latest reopening plan this week, bar owner Greg Barrineau watched in disbelief. Abbott, who announced that Texas restaurants could expand dine-in service to 75% capacity, said bars must remain closed.
PHARR - U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility intercepted a load of hard narcotics consisting of alleged methamphetamine and heroin that was concealed within a commercial shipment of produce arriving from Mexico. CBP officers also detected methamphetamine on a man attempting to enter the United States walking from Mexico. The combined estimated street value of both seizures is $6,670,500.
EDINBURG – The Hidalgo County Criminal District Attorney’s Office, in collaboration with the Texas Council on Family Violence, the Justice Alert Technology and Mujeres Unidas, will commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month with the 6th Annual “Purple Day” virtual press conference on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to noon. (Central Time).
Blood drives are cancelled, so your individual donations matter now more than ever. We are now testing all donors for COVID-19 antibodies. Whether you're eligible to give whole blood or recovered from COVID-19 and can donate convalescent plasma, you are saving lives.