Tag: Brownsville

  • Brownsville ISD to keep graduations in the evening following student outcry

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Veterans Memorial Early College High School Senior Pierce Grove speaks to the Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees during public comment to adhere to Groves’ advice not to change their graduation from the evening to early morning hours during a BISD regular board meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 3,…

  • Brownsville Beerfest to celebrate 10-year anniversary this Saturday

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Servers and customers are shown at a past Brownsville Beerfest. This year’s event takes place on Oct. 7 in Dean Porter Park. (Courtesy photo) Brownsville Beerfest celebrates its 10th anniversary on Oct. 7 in Dean Porter Park, with more than 100 craft beers available for sampling and domestic beers…

  • Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation racks up more awards

    Only have a minute? Listen instead The Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation brought home two International Economic Development Council awards from IEDC’s 2023 conference, which was held in Dallas Sept. 17-20. It’s the third year in a row BCIC has won IEDC awards. This year BCIC won a Gold Award in the “Partnerships with Educational Institutions”…

  • Tennessee fugitive arrested at Brownsville home for child pornography

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Ismael Garcia-Aguirre A fugitive wanted out of Tennessee for aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor was arrested in Brownsville earlier this month and given a $1 million bond Thursday for possession of child pornography. The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office said Friday that Ismael Garcia-Aguirre, 38, was arrested Sept.…

  • Brownsville ISD to provide childhood vaccinations in-house

    Only have a minute? Listen instead The Texas Department of State Health Services has certified the Brownsville Independent School District as a childhood vaccine provider, meaning BISD can now administer all required childhood immunizations at school. BISD received certification under the Texas Vaccines for Children program two weeks ago. The district is receiving supplies and…

  • CBP seizes 68 pounds of cocaine, $13K in cash at Brownsville bridge

    Only have a minute? Listen instead The rubber bands gave her away. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers on Thursday noticed numerous rubber bands on the turn signal arm inside a 2015 Chevrolet Traverse driven by Keyla Martinez at the B&M International Bridge. That made the CBP officers suspicious. They asked her whether she had…