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Rio Hondo native accomplishes historical marker desgination for lift bridge

RIO HONDO — Cars, trucks and trailers cross daily through the Arroyo Colorado Lift Bridge. The bridge, 382-feet long and 25-feet wide, is painted in...

Winter Texan expo welcomes thousands to convention center

HARLINGEN — Live mariachi and folklorico dancers in bright hues and braided hairdos were the main attraction as spectators walked around the Harlingen Convention...

Winter Texan Appreciation Day Fiesta Expo coming

HARLINGEN — Mariachi live music, a business expo and mariachi singers are just a few of the attractions that will be featured next Monday. The...

San Benito students aim to raise vaping awareness

SAN BENITO — Vaping is a trending activity among teens but not for the SkillsUSA Animation Club. The seniors of San Benito High School...

Police: Father, son shoot each other at Harlingen home

Harlingen Police say a domestic disturbance between a father and son ended with both men shooting each other. According to a news release from the...

Cities spread vaccination bait as part of annual program

SAN BENITO — Every January, the city receives bait packets containing the rabies vaccine to orally vaccinate wildlife at risk of contracting and carrying...

Santa Rosa ISD event to feature NASA scientists

SANTA ROSA — An after school program filled with a planetarium, asteroids and comets is coming to Santa Rosa High School. The school’s Afterschool Centers...

Wellness for the win; Community unites to kickoff health campaign

HARLINGEN — Hula hoop tic-tac-toe had Olivia Aranda, 6, running back and forth until she decided to watch the annual school mascot dance-off. And these...

Combes begins year with projects, renovations

COMBES — Several new projects and renovations are underway at the start of the year. Among the city’s ongoing projects, the Dollar General, which began...

Handcrafted ice cream shop popular throughout the Valley

HARLINGEN — Two gallons of milk, plus a special vanilla called “La Vencedora,” are some of the ingredients mixed by hand to churn ice...