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New psychiatrist to discuss depression

HARLINGEN — Dr. Robert S. Guevara, Psychiatrist and Medical Director for Valley Baptist Behavioral Health Services, will speak on “Depression: Knowing When to Get...

Part IV: Sam’s busy canal ventures in the Valley

BY NORMAN ROZEFF EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the next installment in an extensive series on Sam Robertson. The preceding parts can be found at www.valleystar.com.Once...

Surgical Weight Loss Program to offer information

HARLINGEN – Losing weight. It is not an easy task to accomplish. It takes a sincere commitment, on your behalf, to eat healthier, exercise,...

Dr. Todd Shenkenberg named Physician of the Year

HARLINGEN – Dr. Todd Shenkenberg, Oncologist, has been named the 2015 “Physician of the Year” for Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen.Since coming to the Valley...

Mathematics and Science Academy expanding to Edinburg Campus in fall 2016

BY Karen Perez RIO GRANDE VALLEY – When Stephanie Hernandez’s mother first told her that she could complete two years of college concurrently with...

Vackars give more than $2M to UTRGV for scholarships, largest gift in university history

BY Gail Fagan RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has announced the largest scholarship gift received in the institution's...

Vackars give more than $2M to UTRGV for scholarships, largest gift in university history

BY Gail Fagan RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has announced the largest scholarship gift received in the institution's...

Part III: The railroad’s first freight and passengers; meeting Lon C. Hill

BY NORMAN ROZEFF EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third part in an ongoing series on Sam Robertson. The other parts can be found at www.valleystar.com.As...

Valley’s nature volunteers growing in numbers, more sought

BY ROD SANTA ANA III MISSION — The call for volunteers to help nature in South Texas has been so successful that a second chapter...

Art display at Port Isabel Library

PORT ISABEL — Artwork by local artist and Laguna Madre Art League member Thomas Leeman will be on display at the Port Isabel Library...