Emily D'Gyves

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Emily D'Gyves is a video producer and covers crime, entertainment and general assignments for The Monitor. She can be reached at [email protected] or at (956) 683-4435.

McAllen to participate in annual fitness challenge

For three years straight, the city of McAllen has won the It’s Time Texas Community Challenge and the community is not ready to give...
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A lasting legacy: Pioneer for farmworkers’ rights in South Texas dies

Genoveva Puga was a longtime advocate for farmworkers’ rights. She died on Sunday, Nov. 15, in Alamo at the age of 92. Her son,...

LGBTQ town hall hears concerns about ‘legislative attacks’ on equality

Adamalis Vigil spoke about her daughter’s experience as a transgender girl in the Rio Grande Valley on Thursday during “Legislative Attacks: Protecting Texas LGBTQ+...

More than 200 families receive Thanksgiving meal from Mission officials

At least 250 families received a Thanksgiving meal through the Mission Crime Stoppers’ annual Thanksgiving dinner giveaway this year. On Thursday morning, the Mission Crime...

Hidalgo Co. officials respond to recent surge of COVID-19 cases

Various Hidalgo County officials came together Thursday morning to update the community on the recent, notable spike of COVID-19 activity, how the county is...
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Mission honors veterans with curbside barbecue

ICYMI: On Saturday, Oct. 7, the city of Mission held a Veterans Appreciation BBQ, an event aimed to honor and celebrate veterans. Read the full...

Mission honors veterans through curbside barbecue

MISSION — Underneath a blue tent providing shade from the sunny weather outside the Mission Event Center, Mayor Armando O’Caña stood waving at vehicles...
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Mariachi group aims to inspire voters on Election Night

Through Yo Voto y Grito, six mariachi groups performed at six different polling sites on Tuesday, Nov. 3, in Hidalgo County at 6 p.m....
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Limited Día de Muertos exhibit unveiled in McAllen airport

On Thursday, Oct. 29, a Día de Muertos cultural exhibit, co-hosted by the Mexican Consulate of McAllen, was unveiled at McAllen International Airport. Running...

New details emerge in sheriff’s office brutality allegations

Two of the law enforcement authorities involved in an alleged police brutality case have been identified nearly two months after a grand jury declined...