Jim Hogg County Newswire

Jim Hogg County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jim Hogg County, TX.

Results 1 - 16 of 16 in Jim Hogg County, TX

  1. Former agent faces trial in immigrant's decapitation killingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    ... legal status. According to law enforcement officials, Palacios Paz was killed in Edinburg. But Luna was in Jim Hogg County at the time of the murder, his attorney said. Luna previously has pleaded not guilty to charges of capital murder, murder and ...

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  2. 50 counties have higher tax rate than HidalgoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TheMonitor.com

    ... in the state, but failed to mention that is only true when taking the most populous counties into account. Jim Hogg County leads the state with a tax rate of $1.19 per $100 valuation. The county has a population of about 5,200 and levied about $4.2 ...

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  3. Starr County approves agreement for public defender programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Brownsville Herald

    The terms are set for Starr County's public defender program for people who cannot afford their own attorney as the commissioners approved an interlocal agreement with Jim Hogg and Duval counties. "The public defender program is a three-county program; it's Starr, Duval and Jim Hogg," said Starr County Judge Eloy Vera.

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  4. Human rights center adds water stations as migrant deaths riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    The sun blazed Tuesday afternoon as Eddie Canales and Anna Ibarra of the South Texas Human Rights Center took turns striking a three-foot metal rod into the ground with a sledge hammer for the first of 12 new water stations.

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  5. Human rights center adds water stations as migrant deaths riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    The sun blazed Tuesday afternoon as Eddie Canales and Anna Ibarra of the South Texas Human Rights Center took turns striking a three-foot metal rod into the ground with a sledge hammer for the first of 12 new water stations.

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  6. Group stepping up water aid effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Eddie Canales and Anna Ibarra of the South Texas Human Rights Center installing a water station Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in a ranch near Falfurrias. Photo by Kristian Hernandez.

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  7. Authorities Investigating Water Station TheftsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | KRGV

    A non-profit in Brooks County is upset over $2,000 worth of missing property. Someone stole more than a dozen water stations meant for people who cross the border illegally.

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  8. Region One ESC announces annual Educator Job Fair on June 7Read the original story

    May 10, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    ... area encompasses the seven county regions of Cameron County, Hidalgo County, Willacy County, Webb County, Jim Hogg County, Zapata County and Starr County. Prospective teacher candidates are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their resumes, ...

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  9. Report: There Are 65 Flint, Michigan-Type Water Systems in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Houston Press

    ... 51,000 people in 34 communities have been subjected to contaminated tap water for years. For example, in Jim Hogg County in South Texas, more than 5,000 people have been exposed to arsenic concentrations more than four times the limit in the Safe ...

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  10. Recount in Starr County DA race underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    ... therefore a recount of all three jurisdictions has to be requested and held individually. A recount for Jim Hogg County took place last Thursday which produced a difference of only four votes. A full recount is expected to conclude Thursday when ...

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  11. Is Texas Tap Water Laced With Arsenic?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Water Online

    ... many at levels several times higher than the arsenic limit," the group's report said. Two examples are Jim Hogg County in South Texas and the City of Seagraves in West Texas. The residents in these communities have been exposed to arsenic ...

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  12. Arsenic Is High in Some Texas WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    ... not to drink the potentially contaminated water. The EPA limit on arsenic levels is 10 parts per billion. In Jim Hogg County in South Texas, rates over the last two years were more than five times higher, at 56.2 parts per billion, and the county's ...

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  13. Starr County District Attorney holds on to his seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    ... all felony cases in district court and oversees five full time prosecutors in Starr, one in Duval, one in Jim Hogg County, and nine criminal investigators, along with multiple legal assistants. During his campaign, Ramos promised to make the DA's ...

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  14. Border Patrol Agent Tied to Gulf Cartel Murder and Beheading in Texas, say policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Breitbart.com

    ... Luna would use his position as an agent to have drug shipments go through the border patrol checkpoints in Jim Hogg County. During the subsequent searches, agents were able to seize about $90,000 in cash, cocaine, heroin and a customized handgun. ...

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  15. Border Patrol Agent Arrested in Connection to SPI Decapitation CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | KRGV

    ... Customs and Border Protection agents and members of HIDTA, took Luna into custody in Hebbronville in Jim Hogg County. The sheriff's office is having a news conference about the arrest. CHANNEL 5 NEWS is there and will continue to bring you the very ...

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  16. Remembering the deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | TheMonitor.com

    FALFURRIAS,Tx-The South Texas Human Rights Center and the march of the Atorrcha meet at the Maranthana Church Saturday Oct.31, 2015 in Falfurrias. The torch was lit and taken to the Brooks COunty Courthouse in memory of all the immigrants that have died in the area.

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