Author Archives: Angey Murray

McAllen Ecourages Team Up to Clean Up

Keep McAllen Beautiful invites citizens to hit the streets of McAllen April 7 to help in the Great American Clean-Up & Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-off.

Keep McAllen Beautiful is organizing its annual Great American Clean-Up & Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-off for April 7, 2018 from 8 a.m. to noon at McAllen Municipal Park. KMB plans to hit the city’s major streets, hike and bike trails, city parks and schools to help keep McAllen looking clean and beautiful. “I am always so proud of our city during the cleanup because of the number of volunteers that participate and…

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Arts and Cultural Center Coming to Edinburg

(photo City of Edinburg)

On March 2, the City of Edinburg Library and Cultural Arts Division and the Edinburg Arts Foundation unveiled a new sign marking the spot of the future South Texas Arts and Cultural Center. Plans are in the works to renovate the old Sam Houston Elementary School. The vision is to feature local artists, host family-friendly cultural events, and attract more visitors to the city. The city acquired the property at the corner…

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Abbott appoints City of McAllen’s Villarreal

Rigo Villarreal

Superintendent of Bridges named to state commission Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Rigo Villarreal to the Texas Facilities Commission. The commission manages state government buildings and also handles the sale of surplus property. This includes property donated to the state by federal programs. “It’s an honor and privilege to be appointed by Governor Abbott. I’m humbled by his trust and that I greatly appreciate the appointment to this position,” said…

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