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RGV Memories: Harlingen in the 50s & 60s HAFB During/After Korean War

The Die is Cast HAFB announced that by the end of 1961 the student load would be cut from 1,000 to 600; to 400 by...

Harlingen Happenings

By Mary Torres, Special to the Star The Ultimate Beach Boys Tribute Band, "Sail On" brings their good vibrations and fabulous harmonies to the Harlingen...

March in the Garden

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist Intensely bright daffodils represent rebirth or can be a symbol of future prosperity.  Maybe they...

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...