Ed Asher

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Ed Asher is the Night Editor for the Valley Morning Star. He can be reached at easher@valleystar.com or (956) 430-6290.

Rising through the ranks: Cadet captain teaches others to be leaders

HARLINGEN — Rene Rodriguez Ehrli is a five-year cadet.That means he’s been at Marine Military Academy since he was just a 13-year-old eighth grader.Today,...

Eye for talent: Youth director shepherds kids in live Nativity

HARLINGEN — To help put on a live Nativity scene, you have to have an eye for talent.As director of Christian education, otherwise known...

Church group serves early Thanksgiving meal

HARLINGEN — Janie Garza was enjoying an afternoon of fellowship with fellow Christians yesterday — along with an early Thanksgiving meal.“It’s an excellent thing...

‘I just love to barbecue’

HARLINGEN — Ruben Balboa doesn’t consider himself a master barbecuer.“I’m not. I wish I was. I just love to barbecue,” he said.“If anybody asks...

Young pilot: Alan Said Macisse

HARLINGEN — Seventeen-year-old Alan Said Macisse not only wants to fly jet planes for a living, he wants to design them.He already has a...

Valley prepares for Hurricane Beulah

HARLINGEN — It was 50 years ago and the approaching storm was being described as “angry and murderous.”By the time Hurricane Beulah turned its...

Local architect dies in crash; Friends remember Meg Jorn’s passion for life

HARLINGEN — The posts began pouring onto social media Wednesday afternoon, soon after news of the accident spread.The friends of Meg Jorn were remembering...

Local architect dies in crash

HARLINGEN — The posts began pouring onto social media yesterday afternoon, soon after news of the accident spread.The friends of Meg Jorn were remembering...

Harlingen architect Meg Jorn killed in expressway accident

HARLINGEN — Meg Jorn, a well-known Harlingen architect and interior designer, died Wednesday in a traffic accident on Expressway 83.At approximately 9:41 a.m., Harlingen...

WHERE’S ERNESTO?

HARLINGEN — A sister of Ernesto Gonzales was supposed to meet him at his law office early on a Tuesday morning, nearly two months...