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Francisco Guajardo, Ph.D., succeeds Shan Rankin – both renowned figures in chronicling region’s borderland heritage – as CEO for MOSTHistory

Featured: Francisco Guajardo, Ph.D., the new Chief Executive Director for the Museum of South Texas History (MOSTHistory) in Edinburg, and Shan Rankin, the former Executive Director of MOSTHistory who has retired after a stellar career that spans more than 30 years, will be honored at the cultural/historical center on Thursday, September 26, 2019.

Photograph By PAMELA MORALES

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Rep. Canales leads effort to shorten driver license wait times at DPS offices throughout Texas

Featured, seated, from left: Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina; Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernández; Gov. Greg Abbott; and Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell. Standing, from left: Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg; Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen; and Rep. R.D. “Bobby” Guerra, D-McAllen. The South Texas leaders were on hand at the Texas Capitol on Wednesday, June 14, 2019 in support of the signing of an agreement by Abbott that created the Rio Grande Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (RGV MPO).  Photograph Courtesy OFFICE OF THE TEXAS GOVERNOR

Featured, seated, from left: Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina; Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernández; Gov. Greg Abbott; and Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell. Standing, from left: Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg; Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen; and Rep. R.D. “Bobby” Guerra, D-McAllen. The South Texas leaders were on hand at the Texas Capitol on Wednesday, June 14, 2019, in support of the signing of an agreement by Abbott that created the Rio Grande Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (RGV MPO).

Photograph Courtesy OFFICE OF THE TEXAS GOVERNOR

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Congressman González to be keynote speaker on Monday, September 16, for Edinburg Chamber of Commerce’s Public Affairs Luncheon

Featured, from left: Verónica Reyna, Executive Assistant/Office Manager, US Citrus, LLC; 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, D.C.; and Lorena González, 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

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Economic growth, government efficiency, more resources for seniors, and promoting Prairie View A&M key goals for Darryl S. Johnson, Democrat for Pct. 3 Waller County Commissioner

Featured: Darryl S. Johnson, an independent businessman with more than 30 years’ experience in the  Texas Legislature and in Congress, says that as Waller County Commissioner, he will use his leadership skills and influential friends in the business and political corridors of power to benefit all voters in his precinct.  Photograph By WILLIAM HARRIS

Featured: Darryl S. Johnson, an independent businessman with more than 30 years’ experience in the  Texas Legislature and in Congress, says that as Waller County Commissioner, he will use his leadership skills and influential friends in the business and political corridors of power to benefit all voters in his precinct. 

Photograph By WILLIAM HARRIS

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Rep. Terry Canales, Chair, House Committee on Transportation, says of Air Med 1: “I hope you never need them, but it’s a blessing to have them.

Featured: Ken Ponce, Founder and CEO, Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med, addresses state, county and city leaders and area residents during the ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at the South Texas International Airport at Edinburg to celebrate the addition of Air Med 1, a multi-million dollar rotor (helicopter) air ambulance. Air Med 1 is the newest advanced life-saving resource for the privately-owned firm’s fleet of ground and air emergency medical transportation services, which includes more than 100 ambulances, wheel chair vans, supervisor units, a communications bus used for disasters, a special operations trailer equipped for mass casualty incidents, and two fixed wing Beechcraft King Air 90 air ambulances dedicated to emergency transfers. (https://www.hidalgocountyems.org/services/

Photograph Courtesy CITY OF EDINBURG

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