Alana Hernandez

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Alana Hernandez is a Reporter for the Valley Morning Star. She can be reached at ahernandez@valleystar.com or (956) 430-6239.

PI PD retrieves captured fugitive

PORT ISABEL — A captured fugitive in central Texas ended up being a man on the run from this coastal city, authorities said. On Jan....

PI ISD hosts its first Food, Nutrition Showcase

PORT ISABEL — From juice boxes to chicken quesadillas and even tamales, Jordan Badilo, 9, took his time sampling different foods and drinks that...

SPI to create ad hoc Healthcare Committee

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — This city is taking the next step toward possibly bringing a hospital to the Laguna Madre area. The City of South Padre...

Paragraphs bookstore set to close on Island

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — For the past decade, this full-service independent bookstore has been a hub for visitors in search for a variety of...

Protecting playground users

    HARLINGEN — In some cases, many might not know about or follow these necessary precautions because they or their loved ones aren’t affected. But for...

SPI announces traffic plans for Causeway Run/Walk

It’s not something people get to do everyday. Saturday morning thousands of people will be running and walking across the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway in...

Island art gallery invites Winter Texans to exhibit

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Winter Texans will be able to witness the talent of local artists and showcase their own at this upcoming art...

Those who serve

HARLINGEN — Friends and family describe Alma Echavarria, 39, as an intelligent, strong and proud U.S. Marine. For Alma, serving her country and exploring the...

San Benito student receives large scholarship offers

SAN BENITO — After what felt like months of eagerly waiting, two very important letters finally arrived in the mail for high school senior...

Sea Turtle, Inc. rehabs its first land turtles

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Reaching a shell length of about nine inches, these small tortoises can often be seen wandering throughout the Valley for...