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HEALTHGRADES NAMES MISSION REGIONAL A 2022 PATIENT SAFETY AWARD™ RECIPIENT

Mission, Texas –  Mission Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare Foundation, today announced that it has been recognized by Healthgrades as a 2022 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ recipient. This distinction places Mission Regional among the top 5% of all short-term acute care hospitals as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting patients and…

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City of Edinburg To Celebrate Annual FridaFest Friday & Saturday!

EDINBURG, TX – The City of Edinburg celebrates the 2022 FridaFest, a festival that honors renowned Mexican Artist, Frida Kahlo along with the spirit of perseverance and empowerment. FridaFest is a free two-day festival open to the public that includes live music, artists, look-a-like contests, food vendors, plenty of children’s activities, and lots of great…

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Mercedes Police Department Unveils Prescription Box

The Mercedes Police Department, The Uniting Neighbors in Drug Abuse Defense (UNIDAD) Coalition, and Behavioral Solutions of Texas partnered up to install a permanent prescription medication box at Mercedes City Hall, located at 400 S. Ohio Avenue. Placement of the box here at Mercedes City Hall, will facilitate access to residents, so that they can…

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New Development to Bring Travel Center & Restaurants to Mercedes

Mercedes, TX: One of the nation’s premier fuel distributors will develop and open a 12,000-square-foot travel center in Mercedes – a first of its kind in the Rio Grande Valley. Victron Energy, Inc., plans to break ground on the project this summer and open its travel center in early 2023. The center will include a…

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Sharyland ISD to Host Town Hall Meeting on Safety and Security

Sharyland ISD is hosting a town hall meeting on safety and security on Tuesday, June 21st from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Sharyland High School Auditorium located at 1216 N. Shary Road, Mission, TX 78572. Sharyland ISD Superintendent Dr. Maria M.  Vidaurri invites families and community members to attend a town hall meeting to…

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SOUTH TEXAS HEALTH SYSTEM TRAUMA & CRITICAL CARE INSTITUTE URGES FIREARM SAFETY DURING NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH

Along with sharing important firearm safety tips, the STHS McAllen Trauma Department highlights the importance of Stop the Bleed training for emergencies There is no denying that firearm deaths and injuries are a serious public problem. In 2020, there were more than 45,000 firearm-related deaths in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease…

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UTRGV HIRES HOUSTON MOORE AS MEN’S GOLF HEAD COACH

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Vice President and Director of Athletics Chasse Conque announced on Monday the hiring of Houston Moore, who spent last season as the assistant coach at the University of Houston, as the new men’s golf head coach. Moore helped the Cougars to a win…

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UTRGV WOMEN’S TENNIS EARNS REGIONAL COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD FROM ITA

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2022 Division I Women’s Regional Awards on Monday and named The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s women’s tennis team as the Texas Regional ITA Community Service Award winner. The Vaqueros women’s tennis team accumulated 332 hours of community service – earning a No.…

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