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Former Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Sr., D-Mission, whose vision included proposed UT Health Science Center for the Valley, and South Texas College, laid to rest following his passing from COVID-19

Former Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Sr., D-Mission, whose vision included proposed UT Health Science Center for the Valley, and South Texas College, laid to rest following his passing from COVID-19 - Titans of the Texas Legislature

Featured, from left: Former Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Sr., D-Mission, and his daughter Marla (Jaime) López and son Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Jr., D-Mission, on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, celebrating Muñoz, Jr.’s Texas Democratic Party primary election victory for House District 36. Muñoz, Sr. passed away at the age of 68 on Thursday, July 30, 2020, from complications linked to COVID-19 following a reported four-week battle with the contagious and dangerous virus.

Photograph By PETER SALINAS 

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DHR Health’s efforts at Texas Capitol in 2019 result in key advances for medical education, health care, and disaster preparedness for Valley

Featured: The DHR Health Medical Office Building at 1100 E. Dove Avenue in northeast McAllen is home to the DHR Health Imaging Center, Women’s Imaging Center, Transplant Institute, Surgery Institute, Vein Institute, Ear, Nose and Throat Institute and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Institute. The medical complex is one of numerous major facilities located on the 130-acre site, which is headquartered in southwest Edinburg.

Photograph Courtesy R-MYNA EVANS

Featured: The DHR Health Medical Office Building at 1100 E. Dove Avenue in northeast McAllen is home to the DHR Health Imaging Center, Women’s Imaging Center, Transplant Institute, Surgery Institute, Vein Institute, Ear, Nose and Throat Institute and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Institute. The medical complex is one of the numerous major facilities located on the 130-acre site, which is headquartered in southwest Edinburg.

Photograph Courtesy R-MYNA EVANS

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Area state lawmakers to participate in “Legislative News Conference” at Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance from 10:15 to 11 a.m. on Thursday

Area state lawmakers to participate in “Legislative News Conference” at Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance from 10:15 to 11 a.m. on Thursday - Titans of the Texas Legislature

Featured: Rep. Armando “Mando” Martínez, D-Weslaco, whose proposal to create a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley was approved by the Texas House of Representatives on Monday, May 1, 2019 – but was never scheduled for action in the Texas Senate – is one of six area state lawmakers who are scheduled to highlight a “Legislative Press Conference” in Edinburg on Thursday, August 15, 2019.

Photograph By PAUL CHOUY

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Return of rotor (helicopter) ambulance service to Valley key to enhancing life-saving emergency care

Return of rotor (helicopter) ambulance service to Valley key to enhancing life-saving emergency care - Titans of the Texas Legislature

Featured: Robert D. Martínez, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Physician Executive, DHR Health, addressing state legislators, county and city officials, and other community leaders at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance on Thursday, December 20, 2018 as part of the State of the Hospital Address.

Photograph Courtesy DHR Health

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Public law school for Rio Grande Valley, which would feature $52 million building and 100 students in first entering class in 2027, is authorized by Texas House of Representatives

Featured, from left: Rep. Eddie Lucio, III, D-Brownsville; Rep. Sergio Muñoz, D-Mission; Rep. Alex Domínguez, D-Brownsville; Rep. Óscar Longoria, D-La Joya; Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg; and Rep. Armando “Mando” Martínez, D-Weslaco. Photograph Courtesy REP. ARMANDO “MANDO” MARTÍNEZ

Featured, from left: Rep. Eddie Lucio, III, D-Brownsville; Rep. Sergio Muñoz, D-Mission; Rep. Alex Domínguez, D-Brownsville; Rep. Óscar Longoria, D-La Joya; Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg; and Rep. Armando “Mando” Martínez, D-Weslaco.

Photograph Courtesy REP. ARMANDO “MANDO” MARTÍNEZ

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