San Benito to host Hog Waddle Country Concert and Cook-Off

SAN BENITO — With its sizzling smells of smoked barbecue and its upbeat rhythms of Tejano and country music, a “fun, family-friendly” event is...

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...

Laguna Vista cancels 4th of July events

This year’s Laguna Vista ‘s Independence Day Celebration, fireworks display and Parade scheduled for Saturday, July 11 has been canceled  due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Town’s offices will...

Molina Healthcare donates toiletries to Loaves & Fishes

HARLINGEN — An array of organized deodorant, toothpaste and mouthwash was displayed accordingly in the shelves of a new accommodating closet. Loaves and Fishes of...

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...

City to close recycling center; Commissioners call for ‘better’ program

HARLINGEN — The city’s recycling center won’t be reopening. Now, city officials are pushing for what they call a better, more cost-effective recycling program. On Wednesday,...

Harlingen Happenings

Mary Torres, Special to the Star The Cameron County Historical Commission invites the public to its annual meeting at 2 p.m. today at the 1877...

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,...

Humane Society to send Valentine’s Day cards

HARLINGEN — A smiling sheltered dog or cat as well as people’s pets can be virtually oil painted to wish someone a happy Valentine’s...

‘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,...