Ernie Garrido

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Ernie Garrido is the Day Editor for the Valley Morning Star. He can be reached at egarrido@valleystar.com or (956) 430-6280.

Are eggs bad for you?

HARLINGEN — Cholesterol. It carries a negative connotation and is often associated with dangerous health conditions such as obesity, heart disease and even strokes....

First-time marathoner wins Harlingen race

HARLINGEN — At around mile 25 of a marathon, a runner can hear the crowds cheering, the music blasting and the announcer welcoming all...

Volunteers celebrate successful season of making quilts

HARLINGEN — Perhaps it’s the colorful design, with intricate patchworks of different fabrics. Or perhaps it’s the thoughtful gesture of getting a homemade gift....

UT Austin hosts inaugural legacy dinner in Harlingen

HARLINGEN — The Eyes of Texas were upon the Valley and upon an eager crowd of high school students preparing to enroll this fall...

Acclaimed Texas movie with ties to Valley opens

HARLINGEN — The movie tells a story as big as Texas. A young man is introduced to the harsh realities of working the West...

Conjunto Nights returns in San Benito

SAN BENITO — The familiar upbeat sounds of accordion, bajo sexto, bass guitar and drums will once again fill the historic La Villita Dance...

Emotional Support: Mental health task force receives funding for center

HARLINGEN — Depression. Anxiety. Mental anguish and stress. Bullying. It’s difficult to be a teenager, especially when adults oftentimes overlook the emotional well-being of...

Local family continues Valentine’s Day tradition

HARLINGEN — Valentine’s Day is all business for Brian Rivera, and it has been for the past six years since he married into a...

Raising funds for Thanksgiving meals

SAN BENITO — It was a Thanksgiving surprise to remember for a family that was displaced from their home after a fire. Forced to...

Early voting for Nov. 6 elections begins Monday

HARLINGEN — Voters in Cameron and Willacy counties can head to the polls starting tomorrow as early voting begins for the Nov. 6 general...