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Lighting of The Arroyo cancelled by COVID-19

HARLINGEN— The community of Harlingen was used to doing a countdown in unison to light up McKelvey Park with Christmas lights. This year, it...

Popular Harlingen Christmas tree lot goes empty

HARLINGEN — What used to be filled with Christmas trees weeks before Thanksgiving, is now empty. The Solis family, who have sold Hoodville Trees over...

Safe Shopping: Black Friday gets less crowded amid pandemic

HARLINGEN — Downtown stores in Harlingen have opened early for Black Friday deals for many years now. Before, lines would be up to 15...

Annual feast turned to curbside drop-off

HARLINGEN — The gymnasium of the First United Methodist Church normally would be filled with enough chairs and tables to fit 300 people on...

Community appreciation: Local officials, leaders express gratitude amid challenging year   

HARLINGEN — This Thanksgiving, local officials and community leaders shared what they are grateful for amid the turmoil that a global pandemic has caused...

Man is apprehended after high-speed chase

HARLINGEN— Locating a suspect of aggravated assault ended up in a police chase. According to David Osborne, Commander of the Harlingen Police Department, around 3...

Authorities: Double murder, suicide in La Paloma

SAN BENITO — Authorities confirmed a double murder and suicide were discovered early Tuesday morning on the outskirts of San Benito. Victims were identified as...

Pumpkin trio: Sisters in charge of popular seasonal family attraction

LA FERIA — A pumpkin patch on 75 acres of land might sound difficult to manage, but three sisters prove it can be done...

Sunny Glen opens thrift shop, living assistance

HARLINGEN — The dream of advocacy for children that began in La Feria in 1936 continues. Sunny Glen Children’s Home is opening their newest location...

Welding wounds: Coping mechanism becomes creative hobby for retired police officer

HARLINGEN— Looking for a new hobby or distraction can be tough, but Sean Hughes found exactly what he was looking for in welding. Hughes is...