Tag: Starr County

Starr County attempting to acquire more vaccines for mass distribution

In an attempt to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to more people, Starr County officials are hoping to obtain more doses from the state to...

Roma police chief laid to rest after succumbing to COVID-19

ROMA — As the cold January winds shifted toward the area, family and community members shared in the warmth of their love and admiration...

Wildlife group prepares to fight for property

A request to purchase a slice of birding property in Starr County turned into a legal battle leaving a nonprofit facing the possibility of...

Gocha Ramirez sworn in as new Starr County district attorney

RIO GRANDE CITY — It was two years in the making but after a hard-fought campaign, Gocha Ramirez stood on the steps of the...

Roma city manager to retire in June

After more than 20 years with the city, Roma City Manager Crisanto Salinas is set to retire when his contract expires in June. Salinas, 62,...

Starr County health authority encourages providers to vaccinate as many as possible

Following criticism of state Sen. Eddie Lucio who was photographed over the weekend receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, the Starr County Health Authority came to...

Escobares city attorney resigns following council resignations

ESCOBARES — The city's legal attorney resigned from her position Monday making them the latest in a string of resignations from the city that...

Starr Co. to get Moderna vaccine as health officials address concerns

As COVID-19 cases continue to mount, Starr County is set to receive their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as part of the state's...

Escobares unable to pay staff following council resignations

The abrupt resignation of the mayor and the mayor pro-tem has disrupted regular city business to the point that city staff didn't receive their...

Feds reinstate funding for Starr Co. HIDTA task force

After suspending funding for the Starr County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force in June, South Texas HIDTA agreed to reinstate funding beginning...