Cameron County Newswire

Cameron County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cameron County, TX.

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  1. Mountain bike trail to receive grant fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Cameron County was one of 22 recipients for federal grant money that will eventually pave the way for a mountain bike trail at Pete Benavides Park. The grant money comes from the TexasParks and Wildlife Commission, which approved a total of $3.54 million in federal grants through the National Recreational Trails Fund, which funds trail construction, renovation, and acquisition.

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  2. Economist forecasts slow growth for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    ... companies like SpaceX and the SATA Group present for the Lower Rio Grande Valley, for the time being Cameron County is still one of the very poorest places in the nation, with an unemployment rate that persistently exceeds the rest of Texas and the ...

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  3. Cornyn pushes bill on tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Valley Morning Star

    ... Chamber of Commerce, the Border Trade Alliance, the Texas Border Coaliton, the Rio Grande Valley Partnership, Cameron County and the cities of Harlingen, Mission, McAllen and Pharr. "A robust economic relationship with Mexico is critical to both the ...

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  4. Nilgai On PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Valley Morning Star

    ... a major issue in 2014 when the U.S. Department of Agriculture discovered cattle fever ticks deep inside Cameron County and established a temporary quarantine area. Nilgai are carriers of the tick. The refuge finds itself squarely in the middle of ...

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  5. Trash-Off event seeks to eliminate used tires that may encourage Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Valley Morning Star

    ... and joint pain and has been linked to the paralyzing syndrome called Guillain-Barre. Esmeralda Guajardo, Cameron County health administrator, said earlier this year it's not a matter of if, but a matter of when Zika becomes widespread in the Rio ...

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  6. Act seeks to help public-private deals, not add to deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | TheMonitor.com

    ... a more permanent version of partnership tools already in place in a number of Texas communities, including Cameron County, Pharr, McAllen, Laredo and Rio Grande City. Thanks to a pilot program introduced in 2013, these cities have adopted and ...

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  7. Experts: Hurricane season forecast to be - near normal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | The Brownsville Herald

    Cameron County workers Silverio Cisneros, left, and Oscar Sanchez, right, fill sandbags at Cameron County Precinct One as the County prepares for Tropical Storm Dolly. This year's forecast calls for 10 to 16 tropical storms, four to eight hurricanes, with one to four to become major hurricanes, said Kathryn Sullivan, administrator for NOAA or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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  8. Santa Rosa man sentenced to 70 years for sexual assault of a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Valley Morning Star

    ... for a little more than an hour before their verdict was announced in the 103rd Judicial District Court. The Cameron County District Attorney's office said the outcry from this victim was made after a counselor from Maggie's and Monica's House spoke ...

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  9. Cameron Co. Beach Patrol Officials Warning BeachgoersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | KRGV

    ... but they want to caution everyone to be safe and don't take too many risks," said Casey Swanson, a surfer. Cameron County Beach Patrol Chief Michael Johnson said two dozen lifeguards will be on duty for Memorial Day weekend, and two beach patrol jet ...

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  10. A big beach dispute: Sea Breeze Estates developer ready to take case to top courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Valley Morning Star

    Now, he is disputing an order from the General Land Office to stop construction even though he has a permit given to him from Cameron County with the approval to develop ocean front land.

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  11. Red Nose DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Valley Morning Star

    ... Border Patrol, EMS, Harlingen Fire Department, Harlingen Police Department, Department of Public Safety, and Cameron County Sheriff's Department came together at the Walgreens store on 1810 W Tyler Avenue to show their support and wore their red ...

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  12. Aggie student drowns surfing in South Padre IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | The Brownsville Herald

    Cameron County Lifeguards recovered a body in the water around 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon between lifeguard towers two and three. The Cameron County Park Rangers reported four students from Texas A&M at College Station were surfing at the beach by the DJ Lerma Pavilion at 11:30 a.m. An hour later, three of the students noticed that one of their friends was missing and proceeded to search for him.

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  13. Detention Center Works to Rehabilitate JuvenilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | KRGV

    More than 1,200 juveniles were referred to the Cameron County Darrell Hester Center in San Benito in 2015. The center houses young criminals between 10 and 17 years old.

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  14. County ad draws responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... are the stewards of our future and the future of our children and grandchildren. I and others have supported Cameron County efforts on the East Loop project, their use of downtown Brownsville for the new tax office, and their partnership with the ...

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  15. Harlingen schedules Trash-Off Day next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Valley Morning Star

    ... and joint pain and has been linked to the paralyzing syndrome called Guillain-Barre. Esmeralda Guajardo, Cameron County health administrator, said earlier this year it's not a matter of if, but a matter of when Zika becomes widespread in the Rio ...

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  16. Chavez Vasquez, Garcia Bence victorious in court-at-law racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | The Brownsville Herald

    Cameron County Democrats stuck with their decision in the March 1 primary during Tuesday's runoff elections for two new Cameron County Court-at-Law judgeships. Estela Chavez Vasquez, a San Benito resident and former Brownsville city commissioner, defeated Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, also of San Benito, for the Court-at-Law No.

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  17. Delgadillo keeps constable postRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | The Brownsville Herald

    Incumbent Cameron County Precinct 1 Constable Pedro "Pete" Delgadillo managed to hold on to his position to be the Republican nominee for constable by defeating Armando Mora in Tuesday's primary runoff election. Delgadillo said crime rates have dropped since he has been in office.

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  18. Voters Elect Cameron County JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | KRGV

    The former Brownsville Mayor will now serve as the Cameron County Judge. Trevino said there's work that needs to be done.

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  19. Cortez wins GOP runoff for sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | The Brownsville Herald

    Victor Cortez defeated Robert Rodriguez for the Republican Party nomination for Cameron County sheriff during Tuesday's primary runoff election. Cortez polled 1,040 votes to 957 for Rodriguez, according to final but unofficial results released by the Cameron County Department of Elections.

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  20. Benavides to vie for Pct. 1 post after winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | The Brownsville Herald

    Cameron County Commissioner Sofia Benavides waves at passing traffic outside of Sharp Elementary School on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Brownsville, Texas. Benavides is seeking re-election for her current position, running against Beatrice Rosenbaum.

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