Noon Fix: Former Monitor editor dies; Summer meal programs; Local Food Allergy Awareness Walk; Justices side with Colorado Baker on same-sex wedding cake

June 5, 2018 GMT

Former Monitor editor, Steve Fagan, dies

Steve Fagan, a Navy veteran and journalist whose career started in 1970 and who spent 11 years as editor of The Monitor, died Saturday evening after complications from a second battle with pneumonia and recovery from lung cancer while at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis. He was 74.

Summer meals available for children across the Valley


As children from across the Rio Grande Valley begin to enjoy their summer vacation, school districts and other organizations across the region are announcing the locations where children 18 and younger can receive free meals.

Mother fights for change after son dies of food allergy

The third annual Food Allergy Awareness Walk took place recently at the Cine El Rey theater in memory of Harlingen’s Sergio A. Lopez, who died four years ago from an allergic reaction to eating peanuts.

Justices side with Colorado baker on same-sex wedding cake

The Supreme Court ruled Monday for a Colorado baker who wouldn’t make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in a limited decision that leaves for another day the larger issue of whether a business can invoke religious objections to refuse service to gay and lesbian people.