Featured: Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at the City of Edinburg-owned $88.3 million Bert Ogden Arena, which is in his Senate District 20. The 190,000 square foot, first-class indoor multi-purpose center is located at the corner of Interstate Highway 69-Central and Alberta Road in southeast Edinburg.
Photograph Courtesy BERT OGDEN ARENA
Featured, seated, Lorena González and her husband, Congressman Vicente González, D-McAllen, who serves on the Financial Services Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, DC, and standing, Anne Skaria and her husband, Mani Skaria, Ph.D., Founder, President, and CEO, US Citrus, LLC. The South Texas leaders were in McAllen on Monday, May 27, 2019, promoting Persian Lime produced by US Citrus, LLC, which is located in Hargill northeast of Edinburg. (https://uscitrus.com/>products/persian-lime-tree)
Photograph By ISMAEL GARCÍA
Featured, from left: Juan Guerra, Edinburg City Manager; Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortéz; Omar Ochoa, Edinburg City Attorney; and Carla M. Rodríguez, Edinburg Assistant City Manager, in the City Council Chamber at Edinburg City Hall following a news conference on Friday, April 5, 2019.
Photograph By ANA ÁVILA
Featured: A Bell 407 rotor (helicopter) ambulance, named Air Med 1, is the newest addition to the fleet of ground and air emergency medical transportation services being provided to South Texas by Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med. A ribbon cutting ceremony and press conference for the advanced, life-saving Air Med 1 will take place on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, beginning at 10 a.m., at the South Texas International Airport at Edinburg, located at 1300 E. FM 490, which is about 12 miles from the Hidalgo County Courthouse traveling on I-69N. For more information, individuals may contact Paul M. Vazaldua, Jr., Vice President of Organizational Leadership and Government Affairs for Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med, at 956/451-6775, or log on to https://www.facebook.com/HidalgoCountyEMS
Photograph Courtesy HIDALGO COUNTY EMS/SOUTH TEXAS AIR MED
Featured: Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, shakes hands with Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg and calls the House District 40 lawmaker “bold and fearless” following the Wednesday, June 12, 2019 ceremony involving Gov. Greg Abbott signing into law the Texas Property Tax Reform and Transparency Act of 2019. Seated, from left, are: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, R-Houston; Gov. Greg Abbott; Bonnen; and Rep. Dustin Burrows, R-Lubbock. Standing, from left: Sen. Dawn Buckingham, R-Lakeway; Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe; Canales; and Rep. John Zerwas, R-Richmond. The event took place outside of Wally’s Burgers in Austin.
Photograph By DYLAN MATTHEWS