Texas man had to have surgery after contracting Vibrio while fishing on Ransom Island near Aransas Pass. According to a press release, a contractor replacing a … This is not a political issue, I don't know how many times we have to tell people," Treviño said. Time magazine lists Sister Norma Pimentel among world's 100 most influential people, Hidalgo County conducts poll worker training, seeking to recruit more workers, Medical Breakthroughs: Partial Knee Replacement, UTRGV athletes launch 'Vaqueros United' initiative, city of mission braves the shave for ram garcia, 2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests. READ ALSO: Weather update: Here’s what San Antonio can expect this weekend from Tropical Storm Hanna. Hidalgo County reported on Wednesday 25 more residents died due to coronavirus complications, as well as 164 more tested positive for the virus — bringing the... CLEAR alert issued for missing San Antonio man. “The bacteria Vibrio vulnificus has recently caused health scares in two Texas coastal towns, Galveston and Port Aransas. The public is asked to conserve water during this outage. Across the four Valley counties, there are more than 22,000 coronavirus cases and 610 deaths. She says she cut her foot on an old oyster bed. © 1998 - 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. | All Rights Reserved. A popular South Padre Island bar continues to encourage tourists to visit the popular vacation destination even as the Rio Grande Valley struggles with a surge in COVID-19 cases. By Chris Quinn, mySA.com / San Antonio Express-News. Doctors told her she was infected with Vibrio Vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacteria found in warm salt water. By Gaige Davila editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Cameron County beach accesses and beach parks reopened this past Tuesday, as Texas sees its COVID-19 positivity rate dipping below 10 percent for the first time since … LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville... EDINBURG - The Hidalgo County Elections Department kicked... Hidalgo County reports 25 more coronavirus-related deaths, 164 new cases. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. Some of the best weather of the year is still ahead of us, at least another few months. He says although there is an elevation of bacteria in the water, levels are not to the point of concern yet. Special to the NEWS Effective Friday, June 19, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño SBCISD sees positive COVID-19 cases, cancels summer programs 19 June 2020 Priscilla Aguirre is a general assignment reporter for MySA.com | priscilla.aguirre@express-news.net | @CillaAguirre, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Athletes express disappointment over Breonna Taylor decision, America's most successful employee-owned companies, South Padre Island bar owner encourages people to visit popular beach even as COVID-19 cases surge. And, as you can see, the water was surging all the way up to the dunes which produced a very strong undertow. South Padre Island starts 'beach ambassadors' program 1 week 5 hours 38 minutes ago Sunday, September 06 2020 Sep 6, 2020 September 06, 2020 8:44 AM September 06, 2020 in News - … The weather here on South Padre Island won’t really be affected much, other than maybe a stray shower. KRGV’s Cecilia Gutierrez has more information. The camera doesn’t do it justice, but the waves were much larger than they appear in the video. Because it's summer in Texas and all is well. SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas -- South Padre Island is … Watch the video above for the full details. From Galveston all the way down to South Padre Island and all points in between, Texans are living it up at state parks and Gulf Coast beaches this Fourth of July weekend. SPI officials are asking residents to conserve water at this time. SOUTH PADRE ISLAND – Flooding has caused some problems for several South Padre Island beaches. He says at South Padre Island, the high concentration of salt water helps keep cases down. "There is plenty of open space to social distance on SPI," Brashear said about the beach, which is open to the public. SOMERSET - Former Mission High School head coach and legend of Texas high school football coaching Sonny Detmer died on Tuesday at the age of 76.... City of Mission 'Braves the Shave' for Ram Garcia.