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UTRGV observatory to be dedicated to Harlingen native

BROWNSVILLE — The observatory at Resaca de la Palma State Park will be renamed in honor of a Harlingen native.The inauguration of the Dr....

Electric cars to race on Saturday

BROWNSVILLE — Thirty-two teams of middle, high school and college students from across South Texas will converge this weekend on the Brownsville-South Padre Island...

Jewish community prepares for Passover

BROWNSVILLE — Rabbi Asher Hecht of Chabad of the Rio Grande Valley was in Brownsville on Monday as part of an effort to distribute...

Judge wins re-election to County-Court-at-Law No. 2

BROWNSVILLE — Longtime Cameron County Court-at-Law No. 2 Judge Laura Betancourt handily fought off a challenge from San Benito City Commissioner Carol Lynn Sanchez...

The Meaning of Lent

BROWNSVILLE — Bishop Daniel Flores of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brownsville boiled the meaning of Lent down to three central ideas aimed at...

Driscoll receives $100,000 grant to serve high-risk infants

BROWNSVILLE — Driscoll Children’s Hospital has received a $100,000 grant from the Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation to expand access to care for high-risk, fragile...

Resaca students sing for pelicans’ safety

BROWNSVILLE —The brown pelicans of South Padre Island have a bunch of cold-weather friends at Resaca Elementary School in Brownsville.One year ago, the students,...

Holiday treat: Zoo uses donated items for animal enrichment

BROWNSVILLE — The Gladys Porter Zoo has an easy and fun way to engage in something often mentioned as admirable, and of which more...

BISD leader putting on Day of Dead production to raise funds

“Cuando Los Muertos Lloran,” a one-woman show written, produced and presented by Superintendent Esperanza Zendejas of the Brownsville Independent School District, will come to...

Del Castillo launches financial literacy mini community

Students at Del Castillo Elementary School launched the Cowboyville Minitropolis with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception Thursday morning to celebrate the start of a...