‘True grit’: Michael J. Limas wants your money

Michael J. Limas learned early on that when you show yourself willing to roll up your sleeves and go to work for the community,...

Harlingen Happenings

  By Mary Torres, Special to the Star As you are aware, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many local activities, and events have been canceled, rescheduled,...

Challenge Answered: Teen’s grant provides groceries for those in need

A Brownsville teen’s grant provided groceries, fresh produce, and supplies to over 1,000 residents in need at a food distribution event in the Southmost...

Money available to help conserve Monarch butterflies

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will offering funding for conservation efforts that help farmers and ranchers in Texas provide food and habitat for...

About the Stars

By Carold Lee Lutsinger, Special to the Star Remember May Day baskets left on front doorknobs? When you are out for that early evening run,...

YouTube star donates $5,000 to Loaves and Fishes

HARLINGEN — Live streaming a video game might not seem like the typical fundraiser but it can work wonders. On Thursday, a Harlingen native donated...

Census Outreach: United Way, HACB provide snack packs, promote Census participation

Bright and early Thursday morning volunteers with the United Way of Southern Cameron County and Housing Authority of the City of Brownsville began delivering...

Virus forces cancellation of annual birding festival

Officials have decided to cancel this year's birding festival, which was scheduled to take place in November. The executive board announced the cancellation for the...

Free hamburger plate giveaway slated for Sunday at Food Bank RGV

Six McAllen restaurants, two Valley banks and the Food Bank of the RGV are teaming up to help feed families that have been negatively...

Crossroads talks emphasize RGV issues

The Crossroads festival kicked off this week in Brownsville with several talks about important community topics, such as border issues, federal immigration policies, voter...