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Valley Baptist participating in clinical trials that may benefit COVID-19 patients

As health officials and local hospitals continue to manage an ongoing surge of COVID-19 patients, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen is participating in a clinical...

Harlingen Happenings

Mary Torres, Special to the Star I hope that all of you are staying safe and healthy and didn't suffer any damage during Hurricane Hanna....

The Story of Citrus in the Lower Rio Rrande Valley of Texas

By NORMAN ROZEFF, Special to the Star 9/27-29/43 The Texas Citrus and Vegetable Growers and Shippers Association holds its first annual meeting. Harlingen member are Adams...

The Story of Citrus in the Lower Rio Rrande Valley of Texas

By NORMAN ROZEFF. Special to the Star Part IV: Continued growth 1922 H. Raymond Mills organizes the Valley Packing Co. in Harlingen. It is the first citrus packing shed outside...

Harlingen Happenings

By Mary Torres, Special to the Star You can tell from the extreme heat we've been experiencing in our area during the last few days...

IDEA Public Schools to begin year virtually Aug. 10

All IDEA Public School campuses in the Rio Grande Valley will begin classes 100% virtually on August 10. This decision comes after careful consideration from IDEA leadership.  “Safety has always been important...

Valley Baptist urging recovered COVID-19 patients to take part in plasma programs

As local hospitals continue to manage an ongoing surge of COVID-19 patients, area physicians are urging those who have recovered from COVID-19 infection to...

Harlingen Happenings

By Mary Torres, Special to the Star The Harlingen Public Library has modified its services to protect community health while continuing to serve as the...

Taking time to maintain positive mental health key during COVID-19

As health and government officials both locally and throughout the nation continue to address the situation surrounding COVID-19, health experts are reminding the community...

England Farms of Mercedes delivers first bales of 2020

Special to the Star HARLINGEN — England Farms of Mercedes was the first cotton grower in the state, country and world to bring in the...