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Hidalgo County Courthouse
100 N. Closner
Edinburg, Texas 78539

Auditor's Office

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Posted on: April 25, 2013

AUDITOR’S OFFICE RECEIVES “CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING”

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On Tuesday, April 16, 2013, the Hidalgo County Commissioners’ Court recognized County Auditor Ray Eufracio for achieving the "Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting" by the Government Finance... More >>

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Commissioner Precinct 1

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Posted on: March 12, 2014

UNIVERSITY STUDENTS SPEND SPRING BREAK CLEANING UP PCT 1 COLONIA

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Nearly a dozen students from the University of Miami, University of Texas - Pan American, and South Texas College chose to spend their spring break helping the residents in Hidalgo County. On Wednesday, March 12, 2014 the... More >>

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Posted on: July 15, 2013

PCT 1 MILE 2 W GROUNDBREAKING

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Hidalgo County Pct. 1 Commissioner A. C. Cuellar, Jr. and the Texas Department of Transportation hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Mile 2 West Project in Mercedes, Texas on Friday, July 12, 2013 at South Texas ISD in... More >>

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Commissioner Precinct 2

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Posted on: December 16, 2013

PRECINCT 2 HOSTS COMMUNITY MEETING

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On Thursday, December 12, 2013, Commissioner Hector "Tito" Palacios and the staff of Precinct 2 held the first in a series of Community Meetings at the San Juan Community Resource Center. In an effort to provide... More >>

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Constable Precinct 3

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Posted on: January 10, 2014

RECOGNITION OF CONSTABLE LARRY GALLARDO, JR.

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At its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized Constable Precinct 3 Lazaro “Larry” Gallardo, Jr., for being elected as Vice President of the Board of Directors of Texas... More >>

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County Clerk

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Posted on: February 10, 2014

Count Clerk's Office Offering Online Marriage License Applications

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Couples wishing to obtain a marriage license from the Hidalgo County Clerk’s Office can now complete the application online on the county’s website, hidalgocountyclerk.us. County Clerk Arturo Guajardo, Jr. says this new... More >>

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Posted on: October 29, 2013

County Clerk's Office Warns Homeowners of Fraudulent Property Deed Letters

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The Hidalgo County Clerk’s Office has a warning for homeowners concerning a deceptive scheme designed to defraud members of the public. County Clerk Arturo Guajardo, Jr. and his staff have received several inquiries from... More >>

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Posted on: May 23, 2013

Winners of the Most Innovative Program – Hidalgo County Clerk Collections Dept.

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In 2012, the Hidalgo County Clerk Collections Department became the first of its kind in the State of Texas to implement a fully automated system to interact with the Texas Failure to Appear Program (Omnibase Services of... Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2013

EfileTexas.gov

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On December 11, 2012, the Supreme Court of Texas implemented an order mandating electronic e-filing in civil cases including family and probate cases by attorneys in appellate courts, district courts, statutory county courts... Read on...

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Posted on: January 9, 2014

Foreclosure Sale has a New Location

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Please be advised that the Foreclosure Sales that are held at the Courthouse will now be held at the Records Management Facility, also known as the Old Robert's Chevrolet building located at 317 N. Closner Blvd. February... Read on...

Posted on: May 30, 2013

Hidalgo County Clerk's Office Raises $2000 for CASA

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The Hidalgo County Clerk’s Office dedicated the month of April to promote child abuse prevention. In observance of April as “Child Abuse Awareness Month,” the office hosted its annual “Go Blue Campaign,” displaying posters... Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2013

Winner of the GCAT Collector of the Year Award

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"Sylvia L. Reyes is everything a great collector and team player should be. Sylvia Reyes is responsible for the collections and compliance of all courts. In 2011, she alone brought in $536,659. She was ranked 1st in... Read on...


District Clerk's Office

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Posted on: December 27, 2013

DISTRICT CLERK STAFF RAISES $3,000 FOR RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES

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Hidalgo County District Clerk Staff presented a check today totaling $3,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of the RGV, as part of their Blues for Bucks Workplace Fundraising Campaign to benefit local charitable... More >>

Posted on: April 18, 2013

DISTRICT CLERK'S OFFICE HOSTS "OPEN HOUSE"

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On Thursday, April 18, the Hidalgo County District Clerk's Office opened its doors to the public as part of National County Government. District Clerk Laura Hinojosa welcomed visitors to her office in an effort to... More >>

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Posted on: August 8, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY TRANSITIONS TO E-FILING

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The Hidalgo County E-Filing Project Committee is coordinating an outreach campaign to promote the transition to electronic filing for all civil cases. Hidalgo County needs to ensure that all attorneys are aware of a recent... More >>

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Posted on: April 8, 2014

Court Report for April 8, 2014

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Read the latest issue of Hidalgo County Commissioners' Court Report!

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Posted on: April 15, 2014

COMMISSIONERS COURT DECLARES APRIL 14-17TH AS "THE WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD"

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court had 12 young boys and girls as special visitors from the Hidalgo County Head Start Weslaco I facility. Joined by Hidalgo County Head Start Executive Director Teresa Flores and Center... More >>

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Posted on: April 14, 2014

HIDALGO COUNTY DISTRICT CLERK'S OFFICE HOSTS "OPEN HOUSE"

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On Thursday, April 10, 2014 the Hidalgo County District Clerk's Office opened its doors to the public as part of National County Government. District Clerk Laura Hinojosa welcomed visitors to her office in an effort to... More >>

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Posted on: April 9, 2014

HIDALGO COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT SELECTS INTERIM PRECINCT 4 CONSTABLE

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court selected Atanacio "J.R." Gaitan to serve as the Interim Precinct 4 Constable until the General Election in November 2014.

Mr. Gaitan graduated from the Hidalgo County Police... More >>

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Posted on: April 7, 2014

INTERIM SHERIFF J.E. EDDIE GUERRA SWORN IN

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During the Commissioners Court meeting on Tuesday, April 2, 2014, the court announced the list of 12 applicants who had showed their interest in being considered for the Sheriff position. From those dozen, the court narrowed... More >>

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Posted on: April 3, 2014

PROCLAMATION DECLARING APRIL 2014 AS FAIR HOUSING MONTH

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation declaring April 2014 as Fair Housing Month on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The Fair Housing Act, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 as amended prohibits... More >>

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Posted on: March 31, 2014

SECURITY AND SUPPORT AVIATION HOLDS TRAINING EXERCISE OPERATIONS IN HIDALGO COUNTY

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Throughout the year city, county and state agencies are planning and preparing in the event a storm or fire should threaten our area. Keeping up to date on new strategies and techniques is crucial to overcoming a disaster or... More >>

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Posted on: March 27, 2014

COMMISSIONERS COURT APPROVES RESOLUTION IN HONOR OF ADELFA GARZA

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a resolution in honor of Mrs. Adelfa Garza for her exceptional work and dedication after serving with distinction and integrity for 36 years at the Hidalgo County Mercedes WIC... More >>

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Posted on: March 26, 2014

COMMISSIONERS COURT HONORS MARIA LUISA DANIEL

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court unanimously approved a resolution in honor of Mrs. Maria Luisa Daniel for her continued commitment and outstanding work to the patients of the Hidalgo County Mercedes WIC Clinic for the... More >>

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Posted on: March 17, 2014

HIDALGO COUNTY WIC OFFICE DELCARES MARCH 2014 AS NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH

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Hidalgo County WIC Office Director Norma Longoria presented a proclamation to Commissioners Court declaring March 2014 as National Nutrition Month. Commissioners Court unanimously approved the proclamation that focuses on... More >>

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Posted on: March 14, 2014

PRECINCT 4 CREWS CLEAN UP EDINBURG COLONIA

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In an effort to help residents keep their homes and yards free of debris, workers from Precinct 4 brought in large trucks and dumpsters to help clean up the colonia. For two days this week, crews gathered trash and other... More >>

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Posted on: March 12, 2014

UNIVERSITY STUDENTS SPEND SPRING BREAK CLEANING UP PCT 1 COLONIA

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Nearly a dozen students from the University of Miami, University of Texas - Pan American, and South Texas College chose to spend their spring break helping the residents in Hidalgo County. On Wednesday, March 12, 2014 the... More >>

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Posted on: March 12, 2014

COURTHOUSE HOSTS EMPLOYEE BLOOD DRIVE

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On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, Hidalgo County partnered with United Blood Services and hosted a Employee Blood Drive at the Hidalgo County Courthouse. The United Blood Services bloodmobile was parked outside the courthouse... More >>

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Posted on: March 12, 2014

RESOLUTION IN HONOR OF JUDGE CARLOS VILLALON, JR.

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a resolution in honor of Judge Carlos Villalon, Jr., for his recent appointment in December 2013, by the Honorable Eva Guzman, Justice Supreme Court of Texas Chair, to be a... More >>

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Posted on: March 7, 2014

HIDALGO COUNTY PARTICIPATES IN RGV WATER AWARENESS SUMMIT

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On Friday, March 7, 2014, State Representative Eddie Lucio III, in collaboration with the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Water Summit Planning Team and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, hosted a forum on the importance... More >>

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Posted on: March 6, 2014

CONGRESSMAN RUBEN HINOJOSA ANNOUNCES ACA ENROLLMENT FAIR

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court heard an important announcement during Open Forum from U.S Congressman Ruben Hinojosa. Congressman Hinojosa announced the dates and times for a series of Affordable Care Act enrollment... More>>

Posted on: March 3, 2014

PROCLAMATION DECLARING MARCH 2014 AS "RED CROSS MONTH"

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On Tuesday, February 25, 2014, Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation declaring March 2014 as "Red Cross Month". In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed the first American Red Cross... More >>

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Posted on: February 26, 2014

HEAD START PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR

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The Hidalgo County Head Start Program is now accepting applications for enrollment for the 2014-2015 school years. The program is holding open registration for the fall, recruiting children from across Hidalgo County,... More >>

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Posted on: February 26, 2014

PROCLAMATION IN SUPPORT OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF STC IN THE DELTA AREA

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation in support of the establishment of South Texas College (STC) in the Delta Area. STC strives to serve students and families in communities in Hidalgo and Starr County... More>>

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Posted on: February 19, 2014

RESOLUTION IN HONOR OF THE MISSION HIGH SCHOOL FFA PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE TEAM

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a resolution in honor of the Mission High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) Parliamentary Procedure Team for winning the Silver Emblem Award at the 86th Annual National FFA... More >>

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Posted on: February 24, 2014

COMMISSIONERS COURT RECOGNIZES MICHAEL DONOVAN

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a resolution in honor of 16 year-old Michael Donovan of Edinburg, Texas for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, which is the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting Program of... More >>

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Posted on: February 18, 2014

PRECINCT 4 GROUNDBREAKING FOR SAN CARLOS COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER

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Hidalgo County Pct. 4 Commissioner Joseph Palacios and his staff hosted a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the San Carlos Community Resource Center on Friday, February 14, 2014. The ceremony was held at the future site of the CRC... More >>

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Posted on: February 12, 2014

RESOLUTION IN HONOR OF CHRISTIAN VILLARREAL

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a resolution in honor of Edinburg North High School sophomore Christian Villarreal, who was named the "2013 Boys and Girls Club RGV Youth of the Year". Christian was selected... More >>

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Posted on: February 10, 2014

COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE OFFERING ONLINE MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATIONS

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Couples wishing to obtain a marriage license from the Hidalgo County Clerk’s Office can now complete the application online on the county’s website, hidalgocountyclerk.us. County Clerk Arturo Guajardo, Jr. says this new... More >>

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Posted on: January 30, 2014

HIDALGO COUNTY WIC PROGRAM HOSTS EDINBURG CLINIC GRAND RE-OPENING

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On Wednesday, January 29, 2014, the Hidalgo County WIC Program hosted the Grand Re-Opening of their Edinburg Clinic. Hidalgo County WIC Director Norma Longoria delivered the welcome and stated the renovations will provide... More >>

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Posted on: January 29, 2014

PROCLAMATION IN SUPPORT OF CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER, ESTRELLA'S HOUSE

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation in support of the Children's Advocacy Center, Estrella's House today. The Children's Advocacy Center, Estrella's House was established in the year 2000... More >>

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Posted on: January 27, 2014

AACT RECOGNIZES ELECTIONS ADMINISTRATOR YVONNE RAMON

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The Advocacy Alliance Center of Texas (AACT) Project Coordinator Albert Morales presented Hidalgo County Elections Administrator Yvonne Ramon with a plaque in appreciation for her service as a former AACT Board Member. AACT... More >>

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Posted on: January 23, 2014

COMMISSIONERS COURT RECOGNIZES ADELITA FIGUEROA-MUNOZ

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized Texas AgrilLife Service Agent Adelita Figueroa-Munoz for receiving the Superior Service Award in a Distinguished Career Category from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service -... More >>

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Posted on: January 17, 2014

PRESS CONFERENCE HELD TO ANNOUNCE HIDALGO COUNTY AMNESTY PROGRAM

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On Thursday, January 16, 2014, Hidalgo County officials held a press conference to inform the public on the implementation of the Hidalgo County Amnesty Program at the Hidalgo County Courthouse Auditorium. Hidalgo County... More >>

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Posted on: January 10, 2014

RECOGNITION OF CONSTABLE LARRY GALLARDO, JR.

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At its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized Constable Precinct 3 Lazaro “Larry” Gallardo, Jr., for being elected as Vice President of the Board of Directors of Texas... More >>

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Posted on: January 9, 2014

PROCLAMATION HONORING THE EXTENSION SERVICE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation celebrating 100 Years of Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service in 2014. Texas A&M University was the state's first public institution of higher education and was... More >>

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Posted on: January 2, 2014

HIDALGO COUNTY UPDATE ON INFLUENZA & H1N1

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Hidalgo County officials held a press conference on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at the Hidalgo County Judge's Office in Edinburg,Texas, to provide the latest updates regarding influenza and H1N1 to the media and the public,... More >>

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Posted on: December 30, 2013

E-FILING COMMENCES JAN 1

Though Hidalgo County offices will be closed for business on January 1 in observance of the New Year holiday, attorneys and filers will be able to access some County government services by means of the new e-filing system... More >>

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Posted on: December 27, 2013

DISTRICT CLERK STAFF RAISES $3,000 FOR RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES

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Hidalgo County District Clerk Staff presented a check today totaling $3,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of the RGV, as part of their Blues for Bucks Workplace Fundraising Campaign to benefit local charitable... More >>

Posted on: December 27, 2013

ELECTIONS DEPARTMENT MAILS OUT VOTER REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES

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Hidalgo County Elections Administrator Yvonne Ramón is urging voters to be on the lookout for their new voter registration certificates, which should have landed in their mailboxes earlier this month. Nearly 300,000... More >>

Posted on: December 26, 2013

INFLUENZA UPDATE

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Hidalgo County, along with the state of Texas, has seen occurrences of influenza during this year’s Influenza Season becoming more prevalent as the season progresses.

Hidalgo County has 18 estimated cases of Influenza A-... More >>

Posted on: December 26, 2013

URBAN COUNTY PROGRAM

The Hidalgo County Urban County Program is presently relocating offices and phones are down at this time until further notice.

Posted on: December 23, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY SPREADS CHRISTMAS CHEER

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This year, Hidalgo County employees once again sponsored a toy drive for Head Start children in the spirit of Christmas, gathering hundreds of presents from generous employees. Several distribution events took place... More >>

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Posted on: December 20, 2013

CHOIR GROUP PERFORMS FOR COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE

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Hidalgo County Clerk Arturo Guajardo, Jr. and County Clerk's staff received a Christmas song and dance performance from a McAllen High School Choir group called the "McHigh Fingers" on Thursday, December, 20, 2013.... More >>

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Posted on: December 18, 2013

CHRISTMAS CAROLERS VISIT HIDALGO COUNTY

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Cheerful Christmas songs could be heard throughout the Hidalgo County Judge's Office on Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 as the Edinburg High School (EHS) Choir spread Christmas cheer by joyfully singing Christmas Carols to... More >>

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Posted on: December 16, 2013

PRECINCT 2 HOSTS COMMUNITY MEETING

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On Thursday, December 12, 2013, Commissioner Hector "Tito" Palacios and the staff of Precinct 2 held the first in a series of Community Meetings at the San Juan Community Resource Center. In an effort to provide... More >>

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Posted on: December 18, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY HOSTS EMPLOYEE BLOOD DRIVE

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Hidalgo County partnered with United Blood Services and hosted a Employee Blood Drive on Monday, December 9, 2013. The United Blood Services bloodmobile was parked outside the courthouse all day to provide convenience and... More >>

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Posted on: December 10, 2013

13TH COURT OF APPEALS HONORS THE LATE DAVID HOCKEMA

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The 13th Court of Appeals spent time reminiscing and old friend and colleague that taught them tenacity and how to enjoy life. On November 20, 2013 the 13th Court of Appeals honored a resolution in recognition of the late... More >>

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Posted on: December 6, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY TO TRANSITION TO ONLINE JOB APPLICATIONS

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The Hidalgo County Human Resources Department is improving its hiring process and making it easier and more convenient to apply for jobs at Hidalgo County. Beginning in the new year, all applications for employment with... More >>

Posted on: December 4, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT APPOINTS JUAN MARTINEZ AS HIDALGO COUNTY FIRE MARSHAL

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court reappointed Juan Martinez to serve a two-year term as Hidalgo County Fire Marshal. Commissioners Court unanimously decided on the appointment and expressed how Martinez brings experience... More >>

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Posted on: December 4, 2013

UPCOMING COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETINGS & HOLIDAYS

Next Court is Fri. 12/20. County will be closed on Tues 12/24 and Wed 12/25 for Christmas & on Tues 12/31 and Wed 1/1 for New Year's. Court will resume on Tues 1/1/14.

Posted on: December 3, 2013

BOOT CAMP RECEIVES HIGH SCORE

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The Mario E. Ramirez, Jr., Juvenile Justice Center’s Boot Camp Facility received a 99% average on
their 2013 Compliance Audits in June and August. The Boot Camp, which serves as the last stop for juveniles on probation or... More >>

Posted on: December 2, 2013

APPROVAL OF INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH CITY OF PHARR FOR SCOFFLAW PROGRAM

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved an interlocal agreement with the City of Pharr and the County of Hidalgo for the Scofflaw vehicle registration denial process. Due to the success demonstrated by the County's... More >>

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Posted on: November 26, 2013

DISTRICT CLERK & COUNTY CLERK WILL HOLD E-FILLING Q&A SESSIONS

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The Hidalgo County District Clerk Office in conjunction with the Hidalgo County Clerk’s Office will be holding an E-filing Q&A Session for all Hidalgo County attorney's. Beginning January 1, 2014, all filings for civil... More >>

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Posted on: November 25, 2013

JUDGE JESSE CONTRERAS HOLDS "LIFE CLASS" FOR JUVENILES

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As judge of Hidalgo County's juvenile justice court, 449th State District Judge Jesse Contreras noticed that he was seeing repeat offenders cycling through his court. He wondered if there was something more he could be... More >>

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Posted on: November 25, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY HEAD START HOSTS 8TH ANNUAL PARENT FAIR

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The Hidalgo County Head Start Program hosted its 8th Annual Parent Fair on Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Palmer Pavilion in McAllen, Texas. The event is held annually to provide Head Start parents the opportunity to... More >>

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Posted on: November 21, 2013

UT SYSTEM AWARDS $196 MILLION TO SOUTH TEXAS

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On Wednesday, November 20, 2013, the University Of Texas System Board Of Regents Vice-Chairman Gene Powell and Regent Ernest Aliseda presented a check for $196 million to Project South Texas, the initiative to establish a... More >>

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Posted on: November 21, 2013

RESOLUTION IN HONOR OF ANDY VELIZ

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Pct. 1 Commissioner A. C. Cuellar, Jr., presented a resolution for consideration and approval in honor of Weslaco resident Andy Veliz, a longtime educator, songwriter, and performer for his dedication to achieving his... More >>

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Posted on: November 19, 2013

CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

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On November 16, 2013, the Hidalgo County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service held a Centennial Celebration in recognition of the 100th anniversary of Extension's presence in Hidalgo County. Extension was first Over 100... More >>

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Posted on: November 18, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HOSTS 4TH ANNUAL EMPLOYEE DIABETES DAY

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The Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department hosted the 4th Annual Hidalgo County Employee Diabetes Day on Friday November 15th, 2013 at the John Austin Pena Memorial Center for Primary Care and Substance Abuse in... More >>

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Posted on: November 14, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY COURT 4 GOES BLUE

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In observance of World Diabetes Day, Hidalgo County Court 4 wore blue to promote diabetes awareness. Currently, Hidalgo County diabetes rates are double the statewide average of hospital admissions for long-term diabetes... More >>

Posted on: November 14, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT DECLARES NOVEMBER 14, 2013 AS "HIDALGO COUNTY DIABETES DAY"

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation declaring November 14, 2013 as "Hidalgo County Diabetes Day". November is "National Diabetes Awareness Month" and November 14th of every year is World... More >>

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Posted on: November 13, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT PROCLAIMS NOVEMBER AS "OFFICIAL HOME CARE AND HOSPICE MONTH"

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation declaring November as "Official Home Care and Hospice Month". Home care services provide high quality and compassionate health care services to those in need,... More >>

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Posted on: November 13, 2013

2013 CONSOLIDATED TAX BILLS HAVE BEEN MAILED

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Mr. Pablo (Paul) Villarreal Jr., RTA would like to announce the recent mailing of the 2013 Consolidated Tax Statements. The new statements are canary yellow in color and include taxes for the following entities:

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Posted on: November 8, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY LEADERS HOSTS AFFORDABLE CARE ACT SUMMIT

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On Friday, November 8, 2013, Hidalgo County leaders came together to discuss the status of the Affordable Care Act, health care reform, and its impact on Hidalgo County residents. The summit was hosted by Judge Ramon Garcia,... More >>

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Posted on: November 7, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT RECOGNIZES THE UTPA PHARMACY PROGRAM

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a resolution in honor of the University of Texas - Pan American (UTPA) Pharmacy Program for receiving the 2013 Examples of Excelencia Award for their Cooperative Doctoral Pharmacy... More >>

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Posted on: November 6, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT RECOGNIZES ECISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a resolution recognizing the Edinburg Consolidated School District Board of Trustees for receiving the 2013 Outstanding School Board of the Year by the Texas Association of School... More >>

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Posted on: October 29, 2013

COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE WARNS HOMEOWNERS OF FRAUDULENT PROPERTY DEED FORMS

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The Hidalgo County Clerk’s Office has a warning for homeowners concerning a deceptive scheme designed to defraud members of the public. County Clerk Arturo Guajardo, Jr. and his staff have received several inquiries from... More >>

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Posted on: October 24, 2013

430th DISTRICT COURT HOSTS VETERANS TREATMENT COURT GRADUATION

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On, Wednesday, October 24, 2013 six Veterans and one family member joined the long list of graduates who have successfully completed the Veterans Treatment Court Program. Several county departments and businesses work... More >>

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Posted on: October 24, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT SUPPORTS PROPOSITION 6

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a resolution in support of Proposition 6 - a constitutional amendment that establishes a State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT). Proposition 6 would authorize the use of... More >>

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Posted on: October 21, 2013

EARLY VOTING UNDERWAY THROUGH 11/1

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Early voting is presently underway in Hidalgo County and continues through Friday, November 1. On the ballot for the November 5, 2013 general election are several statewide constitutional amendments, various city and school... More >>

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Posted on: October 18, 2013

SOS JOHN STEEN VISITS MOBILE VOTER ID STATION

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On Friday, October 18, 2013, Texas Secretary of State John Steen spoke about the importance of voters to have proper forms of ID in order to cast their ballot on election day. Accompanied by Hidalgo County Elections... More >>

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Posted on: October 16, 2013

JUDGE JAIME TIJERINA SWORN INTO OFFICE

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Judge Jaime E. Tijerina, of Mission, was sworn into office by Federal Judge Ricardo Hinojosa at a ceremony held Wednesday at the Hidalgo County Courthouse. University of Texas Regent Ernest Aliseda, who shares a similar... More >>

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Posted on: October 16, 2013

RECOGNITION OF MCALLEN ISD JACKSON ELEMENTARY

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a resolution recognizing McAllen Independent School District's Andrew Jackson Elementary for winning the 7th Annual Scholastic Summer Challenge. The goal of the Scholastic... More >>

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Posted on: October 15, 2013

SOS STEEN TO VISIT HIDALGO COUNTY FRI 10/18

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Mobile stations will be in Hidalgo County starting Wednesday to issue Election Identification Certificates (EICs).

Texas Secretary of State John Steen will be visiting one of the stations to discuss new photo ID... More >>

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Posted on: October 10, 2013

3rd ANNUAL HIDA-REY PUBLIC HEALTH CONFERENCE

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In observation of Border Binational Health Week (BBHW), celebrated this year during the week of October 7-11, the HIDA-REY Binational Health Council (BHC) hosted the 3rd Annual HIDA-REY Public Health Conference on Wednesday,... More >>

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Posted on: October 8, 2013

PROCLAMATION DECLARING OCTOBER 2013 AS "BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH"

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Wearing pink shirts and ties to promote breast cancer awareness, Commissioners Court approved a proclamation declaring October 2013 as "Breast Cancer Awareness Month" in Hidalgo County. As one of the most urgent... More >>

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Posted on: October 11, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HOSTS EMPLOYEE FLU VACCINE CLINIC

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On Friday October 11th, 2013 a Flu Vaccine Clinic was held for Hidalgo County employees. The event, which was sponsored by the Health & Human Services Office, provided insured employees with an annual flu vaccine, free of... More >>

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Posted on: October 3, 2013

COUNTY COMMENCES OLD ADMIN RENOVATIONS

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Hidalgo County officials announce the commencement of renovations at the Old Administration Building located at 100 E. Cano in Edinburg. The renovation will transform the first and second floors of the building to house the... More >>

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Posted on: October 1, 2013

BI-NATIONAL HEALTH COUNCIL TO HOST 3RD ANNUAL HIDA-REY PUBLIC HEALTH CONFERENCE

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In accordance with 2013 Border Binational Health Week (BBHW) held October 7-11, the HIDA-REY Bi-national Health Council (BHC) will be hosting the 3rd Annual HIDA-REY Public Health Conference on October 9, 2013 at the... More >>

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Posted on: September 26, 2013

RESOLUTION HONORING TEXAS TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION MEMBERS

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a resolution honoring the members of the Texas Transportation Commission for their continued emphasis and support of improving the transportation projects. Hidalgo County and the... More >>

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Posted on: September 25, 2013

FM 396 OVERPASS RIBBON CUTTING

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and its governing body, the Texas Transportation Commission, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the first phase of the FM 396 Overpass, in Mission, Texas... More >>

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Posted on: September 25, 2013

PROCLAMATION DECLARING OCTOBER 2013 AS "DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH"

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation declaring October 2013, as "Domestic Violence Awareness Month". Domestic Violence Awareness Month was first observed in October 1987 and created to connect... More >>

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Posted on: September 24, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY ADOPTS 2014 BUDGET

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court adopted the 2014 County Budget at its regular meeting held on Tuesday, September 24, 2013. The Court also set the 2013 Hidalgo County Ad Valorem Tax Rate at $0.59 per $100 of taxable value... More >>

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Posted on: September 18, 2013

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court announced the 2013-2014 Hidalgo County Employee and Dependent Scholarship recipients. The Hidalgo County Competitive Scholarship was first approved in 2008 by Commissioners Court as a... More >>

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Posted on: September 12, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT APPROVED A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE STC BOND AND MAINTENANCE ELECTION

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court unanimously approved a resolution in support of the South Texas College (STC) Bond and Maintenance Election scheduled to be voted upon by Hidalgo County constituents on November 5, 2013... More>>

Posted on: September 4, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT HONORS MARCUS CAYETANO BARRERA

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized Marcus Cayetano Barrera for his outstanding and dedicated service to the citizens of the City of McAllen and residents of Hidalgo County.
Barrera was born in Fort Ord,... More >>

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Posted on: September 4, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT RECOGNIZES FORMER MCALLEN MAYOR RICHARD CORTEZ

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized Ricardo F. Cortez for his distinguished legacy of service to the City of McAllen and Hidalgo County.

Born in Mercedes, Texas and raised in Weslaco, Cortez attended Weslaco... More>>

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Posted on: August 29, 2013

PHOTO ID NOW REQUIRED TO VOTE

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Hidalgo County Elections Administrator Yvonne Ramón reminds voters that photo identification will now be required for voting in person, as per a Supreme Court decision which upheld the Voter ID Law requirements earlier this... More >>

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Posted on: August 29, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR SWORN IN AS TAAO DIRECTOR

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Hidalgo County Tax Assessor-Collector Paul Villarreal Jr., RTA, was sworn in as the Region 5 Director of the Texas Association of Assessing Officers (TAAO) organization at its' Annual
Conference this week in Bastrop,... More >>

Posted on: August 29, 2013

U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE PRESENTS CHECK TO HIDALGO COUNTY

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service presented a check for $94,026 to the Hidalgo County Commissioners Court. Under the Refuge Revenue Sharing Act of 1935, using revenues derived from the sale of products, refuges are able to... More >>

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Posted on: August 28, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT RECOGNIZES EDEN RAMIREZ JR.

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized Eden Ramirez, Jr. for being elected as President of the National Hispanic Caucus for Young Democrats of America. Serving a two-year term, Ramirez was unanimously elected by 1... More >>

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Posted on: August 28, 2013

TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE RECOGNIZES HIDALGO COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT

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Hidalgo County Law Enforcement Departments were recognized by the Attorney General of Texas at Commissioners Court today. Field Investigator Dagoberto Chavez, Jr., and Senior Regional Attorney Daniel Whitworth, recognized... More >>

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Posted on: August 22, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT DECLARES AUGUST 2013 AS WORLD BREASTFEEDING AWARENESS MONTH

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Commissioners Court approved a proclamation declaring August 2013 as World Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Hidalgo County WIC Director Norma Longoria and staff were in attendance to present the proclamation and discuss the... More >>

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Posted on: August 22, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT APPROVES RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF EXTENSION OF STATE HIGHWAY 68 TO I-69C

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court unanimously approved a resolution in support of the City of Edinburg's request that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDot) extend the limits of State Highway 68 to the Edinburg... More >>

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Posted on: August 21, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY RECOGNIZED FOR RECEIVING THE 2013 NATIONAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT MONTH AWARD

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Hidalgo County was recognized for receiving the National Association of Counties (NACO) 2013 National County Government Month Award. Hidalgo County received 2nd Place in the Metro County Division for its efforts to increase... More >>

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Posted on: August 16, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY HOSTS EFILING FAIR

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To help educate and inform the public on the upcoming transition to e-filing, Hidalgo County hosted an Electronic Filing Service Provider (EFSP) Fair on August 16, 2013. Held at the Hidalgo County Courthouse, attorneys had... More >>

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Posted on: August 16, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY COURTHOUSE JUDICIAL ANNEX RIBBON CUTTING

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On August 16, 2013, Hidalgo County hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony in celebration of the addition of the new judicial annex to the Hidalgo County Courthouse. The Judicial Annex houses County Courts at Law 7 and 8, Master... More >>

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Posted on: August 15, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT RECOGNIZES THE MCALLEN ALL-STARS 8U SOFTBALL TEAM

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Commissioners Court recognized The McAllen All-Stars 8U Softball Team for becoming the reigning 2013 Pony Slow Pitch World Series Champions on July 26, 2013.

Coached by Andew Munoz, Joe and Shawna Behlke and Juan... More >>

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Posted on: August 14, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY EXPANDS SCOFFLAW PROGRAM

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In an effort to further recoup monies owed, Hidalgo County began denying vehicle registration services to residents with felony or misdemeanor fines and fees that are 90 days past due. This new addition to the County’s... More >>

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Posted on: August 14, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT HONORS JUDGE MARIO E. RAMIREZ, JR.

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Amid a remarkable backdrop of over 15 state district and county court judges in attendance, Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized 332nd State District Court Judge Mario E. Ramirez, Jr. for achieving a momentous... More >>

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Posted on: August 12, 2013

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY TO BE HELD FOR COURTHOUSE JUDICIAL ANNEX

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Come join us for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Hidalgo County Courthouse Judicial Annex at 9 am on Friday, 8/16. Tours and refreshments will be provided.

An E-Filing Fair will also be taking place from 10 am to 3 pm... More >>

Posted on: August 8, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY TRANSITIONS TO E-FILING

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The Hidalgo County E-Filing Project Committee is coordinating an outreach campaign to promote the transition to electronic filing for all civil cases. Hidalgo County needs to ensure that all attorneys are aware of a recent... More >>

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Posted on: August 7, 2013

PSJA ISD AND LA JOYA ISD RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR PARTNERSHIP IN OPERATION LONE STAR

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Commissioners Court recognized La Joya Independent School District and Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District for collaborating to make this year's Operation Lone Star a great success.

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Posted on: August 7, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT RECOGNIZES OMAR FIGUEROA JR. AKA "PANTERITA"

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized Omar Figueroa, Jr., aka "Panterita," for his continued success in the professional sport of boxing. Figueroa, a native of Weslaco, started boxing at the young age of seven... More >>

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Posted on: August 5, 2013

SURPLUS AUCTION

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HIDALGO COUNTY SURPLUS AUCTION
Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Location: McAllen Convention Center700 Convention Center Boulevard, McAllen, Texas
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Posted on: August 1, 2013

OLS VIP DAY LUNCHEON

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Local city, school, county, state, federal, military officials and partner organizations, as well as local media, were in attendance at the annual Operation Lone Star VIP Luncheon, which provides an an opportunity for... More >>

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Posted on: July 31, 2013

CLINICAL TRIAL RESEARCH FOR SOUTH TEXAS

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Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia and other local officials were in attendance at a recent announcement by Edinburg-based Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) of collaborative partnerships in the works to bring advanced... More >>

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Posted on: July 31, 2013

OPERATION LONE STAR 2013

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Operation Lone Star is underway this week throughout South Texas. In Hidalgo County, OLS sites will be open at PSJA High School and Palmview High School from 8 am to 4 pm until Thursday and from 8 am to 2 pm on Friday. This... More >>

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Posted on: July 31, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT RECOGNIZES JARED JANES

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized The Monitor reporter Jared Janes for his exceptional coverage of Hidalgo County government. A native of Sidney, Texas, Janes has covered Hidalgo County government, Edinburg, the... More >>

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Posted on: July 26, 2013

PCT 4 SUNFLOWER PARK GROUNDBREAKING

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Amid dozens of San Carlos residents, families, special guests, and children from the Edinburg Boys and Girls Club - San Carlos site, Hidalgo County Pct. 4 Commissioner Joseph Palacios hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking for... More >>

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Posted on: July 24, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT RECOGNIZES GENESIS KEREN NAVA

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court commemorated Genesis Keren Nava, 11, of Elsa, Texas, for her vocal talent and recent achievement, having appeared on the national talent show "America's Got Talent" after advancing... More >>

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Posted on: July 24, 2013

IGNITE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS RECOGNIZED FOR INVENTION

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a resolution honoring the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of three Ignite Public School students from Weslaco, Texas, inventors of a portable battery charger for cell phones.... More >>

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Posted on: July 16, 2013

CELEBRATING THE CREATION OF NEW UT UNIVERSITY & MEDICAL SCHOOL

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Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia and Commissioners A. C. Cuellar, Jr., Hector "Tito" Palacios, and Joseph Palacios were among the officials on hand to witness Texas Governor Rick Perry's ceremonial signing of the... More >>

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Posted on: July 15, 2013

HISTORY MADE AS I-69 & I-2 SIGNS UNVEILED

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In widely-attended unveiling ceremonies in Harlingen, Pharr, and Mercedes, local, county, state and federal officials celebrated the federal highway designations of Interstate 69-E in Harlingen, Interstate 69-C in Pharr, and... More >>

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Posted on: July 15, 2013

PCT 1 MILE 2 W GROUNDBREAKING

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Hidalgo County Pct. 1 Commissioner A. C. Cuellar, Jr. and the Texas Department of Transportation hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Mile 2 West Project in Mercedes, Texas on Friday, July 12, 2013 at South Texas ISD in... More >>

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Posted on: July 10, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT APPROVES ORDER TO CREATE THE HIDALGO COUNTY HEALTH CARE DISTRICT

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Commissioners Court approved the order to create the Hidalgo County Health Care Funding District (HCFD). The HCFD was authorized by Senate Bill 1623, which allows for the creation of health care funding districts in certain... More >>

Posted on: March 31, 2014

HIDALGO COUNTY PUBLIC TAX RESALE AUCTION SET FOR TUESDAY APRIL 1ST

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Delinquent tax law firm Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins, & Mott. L.L.P., will conduct a public auction resale of certain properties as a means of recouping delinquent taxes, penalties and interest that are owed to taxing... More >>

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Posted on: July 10, 2013

RECOGNITION OF STATE FIRE INVESTIGATOR OF THE YEAR

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court and Fire Marshal Juan Martinez recognized Senior Deputy Fire Marshal Tommy Ureste for receiving the Sole Texas International Association of Arson Investigators "Jack Sneed" Fire... More >>

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Posted on: July 10, 2013

COMMISSIONERS COURT RECOGNIZES THE 2013 VETERANS SALUTE - HONORING ALL WHO SERVED

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized the committee of the 2013 Veterans Salute for joining together to coordinate this year's event, "Honoring All Who Served" in the military. The annual event is organized... More >>

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Posted on: July 5, 2013

FUNDS RAISED FOR THE NATIONAL BUTTERFLY CENTER

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Hidalgo County District Clerk Staff presented a check totaling $3,200 to the National Butterfly Center as part of their Blues for Bucks Workplace Fundraising Campaign to benefit local charitable organizations.

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Posted on: June 28, 2013

PCT. 4 HOSTS TOWN HALL MEETING

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Hidalgo County Commissioner Joseph Palacios hosted an inaugural town hall gathering on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in Edinburg. This was the first in a series of town hall meetings that will be held throughout the precinct to... More >>

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Posted on: June 26, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT RECOGNIZES U.T. REGENT ERNEST ALISEDA

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized the Honorable Ernest Aliseda for his appointment to the University of Texas System Board of Regents. Appointed by Governor Rick Perry in February 2013, and confirmed by the Texas... More >>

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Posted on: June 24, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY CONTINUES TO "DARE TO PREPARE"

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Hidalgo County and Texas A&M University Colonias Program, along with partner agencies and organizations, have been busy educating residents on how to “Dare to Prepare" for hurricane season. Held throughout the county... More >>

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Posted on: June 19, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY HONORS SPC. KEVIN CARDOZA

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized the family of U.S. Army Specialist Kevin Cardoza who was killed in action while serving his country on May 4, 2013. Spc. Cardoza's lifelong dream was to join the armed forces... More >>

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Posted on: June 11, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY HONORS LEGISLATORS

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized the extraordinary accomplishments achieved by the members of the Texas State Legislative Delegation representing Hidalgo County with a resolution in their honor. Hidalgo County... More >>

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Posted on: June 12, 2013

COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HOSTS HAZARD MITIGATION ACTION PLAN MEETING

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The Hidalgo County Emergency Management Team hosted a meeting at Hidalgo County Precinct 3 on Wednesday June 12, 2013 to educate the public about the Hidalgo County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan (HMAP) process. The purpose... More >>

Posted on: June 5, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY PROMOTES PREPAREDNESS FOR 2013 HURRICANE SEASON

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To mark the beginning of hurricane season, Hidalgo County has been taking the necessary steps to be ready in the event a storm should threaten our area, and County officials encourage all residents to do the same. This year... More >>

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Posted on: June 3, 2013

COURT RECOGNIZES THE 2013 SOUTH TEXAS HURRICANE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

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The recent success of the 2013 South Texas Hurricane Conference was recognized by Commissioners' Court. The two day event was held at the McAllen Convention Center and boasted more than 500 participants, dozens of... More >>

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Posted on: May 31, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY ANNOUNCES I-69 DESIGNATION

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The Texas Transportation Commission announced final approval of the designation of an additional 116 miles of freeway in South Texas and Northeast Texas as part of the Interstate 69 system, including 13 miles in Hidalgo... More >>

Posted on: May 29, 2013

COMMISSIONERS' COURT DECLARES MAY 2013 AS NATIONAL DRUG COURT MONTH

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized the 92nd District Court Judge's office and the Hidalgo County Community Supervision and Corrections Department with a resolution declaring May 2013 as National Drug Court... More >>

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Posted on: May 22, 2013

THE HIDALGO COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS

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Commissioners' Court recognized the Hidalgo County Clerk’s office and their employees for two prestigious awards they received from the Governmental Collectors Association of Texas.

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Posted on: May 22, 2013

COMMISSIONERS' COURT RECOGNIZES FORMER MAYOR JOSE M. OCHOA

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court presented a resolution in honor of Former Mayor of Edinburg Jose M. Ochoa. Mr. Ochoa a native of the City of Edinburg, began public service in 1984 where he served as a board member on the... More >>

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Posted on: May 15, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY PROCLAIMS MAY 2013 AS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

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To help draw attention to the mental health issues that affect as many as one in four Americans, Hidalgo County Commissioners' Court proclaimed May 2013 as Mental Health Awareness Month. May has been observed as National... More >>

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Posted on: May 15, 2013

RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF SPACEX

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Hidalgo County Commissioners' Court approved a resolution in support of efforts to allow Space Explorations Technologies, Inc (SPACEX) to launch rockets from beachfront property near the US-Mexico border. County... More >>

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Posted on: May 13, 2013

SHERIFF'S OFFICE HOLDS FALLEN HEROES CEREMONY

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On Monday, May 13, the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office honored fallen deputies and law enforcement officers who lost their lives while serving for Hidalgo County. The annual ceremony was held at the Sheriff's Office,... More >>

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Posted on: May 10, 2013

2013 SOUTH TEXAS HURRICANE CONFERENCE

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To promote awareness of hurricane preparedness with the onset of hurricane season just weeks away, Hidalgo County and the City of McAllen hosted the 2013 South Texas Hurricane Conference on May 8th and 9th at the McAllen... More >>

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Posted on: May 9, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY LEADERS STAND IN SUPPORT OF MEDICAL SCHOOL BILL

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Flanked by local city mayors and community leaders at a press conference held earlier today, Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia expressed strong support of legislation that was unanimously approved in committee on Wednesday... More >>

Posted on: May 3, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY CELEBRATED APRIL AS NATIONAL COUNTY GOVERMENT MONTH

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Hidalgo County joined county governments across the United States in celebrating National County Government Month in the month of April. The National Association of Counties has designated this month to raise awareness of... More >>

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Posted on: May 1, 2013

THE HIDALGO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVES THE 2013 "BEST PRACTICES AWARD"

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Hidalgo County Commissioner's Court presented a resolution honoring the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office for receiving the 2013 "Best Practices" Award. The Texas Association of Counties' Leadership Program... More >>

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Posted on: April 25, 2013

UTPA STUDENTS VISIT COURTHOUSE

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On Wednesday, April 24, 2013 a group of students from the Criminal Justice Department from The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) had the opportunity to speak with professionals in the judicial field at the Hidalgo... More >>

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Posted on: April 25, 2013

AUDITOR’S OFFICE RECEIVES “CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING”

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On Tuesday, April 16, 2013, the Hidalgo County Commissioners’ Court recognized County Auditor Ray Eufracio for achieving the "Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting" by the Government Finance... More >>

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Posted on: April 24, 2013

HIDALGO COUNTY DRUG COURT HOLDS GRADUATION CEREMONY

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On Tuesday, April 23, the Hidalgo County Community Supervision and Corrections Department hosted its inaugural Drug Court Graduation Ceremony. 92nd District Court Judge Ricardo Rodriguez, who oversees the program, welcomed... More >>

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Posted on: April 19, 2013

COUNTY HOSTS RGV JOB SHADOW DAY

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As part of National County Government Month, students from Palmview High School participated in RGV LEAD Job Shadow Day at the Hidalgo County Courthouse. The students were able to “shadow” court and District Clerk staff... Read on...

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Posted on: April 18, 2013

DISTRICT CLERK'S OFFICE HOSTS "OPEN HOUSE"

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On Thursday, April 18, the Hidalgo County District Clerk's Office opened its doors to the public as part of National County Government. District Clerk Laura Hinojosa welcomed visitors to her office in an effort to... More >>

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Posted on: March 27, 2013

RESOLUTION HONORING LA UNION DEL PUEBLO ENTERO

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Commissioners’ Court approved a resolution recognizing the work of La Union Del Pueblo Entero. The non-profit group is celebrating 10 years of service working with Hidalgo County. La Union del Pueblo Entero, also known as L... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2013

JUSTICE AND MENTAL HEALTH COLLABORATION PROGRAM

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Representatives from various entities representing the criminal justice system and mental health arena presented before Commissioners' Court a proposal for a program which would spur collaboration and streamline processes... More > >

Posted on: February 15, 2012

DECLARATION OF SUPPORT - CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER

Commissioners' Court approved a Declaration of Support for the Children's Advocacy Center, Estrella's House of Hidalgo County. President of the Board Tina Martin, Interim Executive Director Vicki Medina, Community... Read on...

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Posted on: January 23, 2014

COMMISSIONERS COURT RECOGNIZES ADELITA FIGUEROA-MUNOZ

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recognized Texas AgrilLife Service Agent Adelita Figueroa-Munoz for receiving the Superior Service Award in a Distinguished Career Category from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service -... More >>

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Posted on: January 9, 2014

PROCLAMATION HONORING THE EXTENSION SERVICE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

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Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation celebrating 100 Years of Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service in 2014. Texas A&M University was the state's first public institution of higher education and was... More >>

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Posted on: March 17, 2014

HIDALGO COUNTY WIC OFFICE DELCARES MARCH 2014 AS NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH

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Hidalgo County WIC Office Director Norma Longoria presented a proclamation to Commissioners Court declaring March 2014 as National Nutrition Month. Commissioners Court unanimously approved the proclamation that focuses on... More >>

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Posted on: January 30, 2014

HIDALGO COUNTY WIC PROGRAM HOSTS EDINBURG CLINIC GRAND RE-OPENING

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On Wednesday, January 29, 2014, the Hidalgo County WIC Program hosted the Grand Re-Opening of their Edinburg Clinic. Hidalgo County WIC Director Norma Longoria delivered the welcome and stated the renovations will provide... More >>

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