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Sheriff, DHS make three arrests

BROWNSVILLE — The Cameron County Sheriff’s Office assisted the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in the arrest of three individuals in the Brownsville Country...

Volunteers help sea turtles return to Laguna Madre

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Sea Turtle Inc. with the help of U.S. Fish and Wildlife and Texas Game Wardens assisted in the release of...

Children’s Museum seeks to add more space

BROWNSVILLE — To accommodate the large number of visitors the Brownsville Children’s Museum receives on a yearly basis, officials are looking to expand the...

Expanding highways: Construction continues to shift Old Military traffic

BROWNSVILLE — After making progress for the past year, an Old Military Highway road construction project could be completed in the next five months....

Fun within boundaries: Fireworks require oversight, precautions

As family and friends gather on New Years Eve to celebrate the arrival of 2018, they are encouraged to remember the following safety tips...

Strong Faith: Community marks Lady of Guadalupe celebration

BROWNSVILLE — Hundreds of members from different Catholic parishes gathered at Guadalupe Regional Middle School and walked to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe yesterday...

Garcia to teach course on 2008 battle over border fence

BROWNSVILLE — Former University of Texas at Brownsville President Juliet V. Garcia is returning to campus as a full-time professor to teach a communication...

All! aboard!: Children’s Museum holds Polar Express Day

BROWNSVILLE — Children had a chance to ride the Polar Express and meet Santa and his wife, Mrs. Claus, at the Children Museum’s Polar...

Student, group collect feminine hygiene products for charity

BROWNSVILLE — Daniela Gonzalez, a Brownsville resident, with the help of Friendship of Women, collected more than 11,000 individually wrapped feminine hygiene products to...

TSC, UT students present designs for West Rail Corridor

BROWNSVILLE — Students from Texas Southmost College and the University of Texas at Austin presented their design proposals for the West Rail Trail on...