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Plants that attract butterflies

By Lori Murray and Mary Beth Simmons, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Certified Nursery Professional Lantana is an easy to grow plant which butterflies love.  It...

Patient experience for new moms key to Valley Baptist-Brownsville upgrades

While giving birth to a healthy baby is usually the top priority for moms-to-be, both ambiance and comfort often play large roles in a...

Community organizations support Valley Baptist Health System through donations

For Ethel Carlson, quilting truly is a labor of love. Carlson and her fellow members of Winter Haven Border Quilters used their hard work to...

Congratulations, Battle of the Books Competition winners!

The District Library and Media Services Department held their 6th Annual Battle of the Books Competition for the district’s middle schools. Congratulations to Riverside Middle...

Congratulations, Battle of the Bluebonnet Books Competition winners!

The District Library and Media Services Department held their 6th Annual Battle of the Bluebonnet Books Competition for the district’s elementary schools. Congratulations to the...

Congratulations, 2020 Spelling Bee Winners!

The top winners of the San Benito CISD 2020 Spelling Bee competition are, from left, third place winner – Sebastian Saldivar, 3rd Grade, Sullivan...

Helping Haiti

By MEGAN AUNE and CATHERINE DUNCAN, HCISD In seventh grade, Andrew Smith came home one day having firmly decided that he was going to be...

Lady Cardinals secures backto- back district championship

By HCISD STAFF The Harlingen High School Lady Cardinals basketball team secured a back-to-back district championship this season. In their final district game of the 2019-20 basketball...

RGV Memories: Raymondville in 50s

Harland Watson and Cissie Rowland grew up in Lasara and graduated from Raymondville High School. Harland graduated from UT Pharmacy School and Cissie earned a...

Zihuatanejo on the Pacific

By LYNN FRIZZELL, Special to the Star I guess it was in the 80s that I first saw the sights of Zihuatanejo on the Pacific....