Southern Careers Institute hosts free movie night

Southern Careers Institute’s Brownsville campus is hosting a free drive-in movie night and non-perishable food drive on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. The Halloween-themed...

MOSTHistory launches digital altar exhibit

In past years, this was the month when the museum’s gallery would be glowing with the flickering of small artificial candles complimenting altars placed...

Harlingen Happengings

By Mary Torres, Special to the Star Halloween falls on Saturday, October 31, 2020 this year, and celebrations will be quite different  due to the...

Ride to end polio: Rotary ‘Moto’ raises funds in South Texas

By Denise Cathey, Photojournalist As the convoy of motorcyclists approaches the Sunrise Mall, members of the Rotary Club of Brownsville Sunrise Club cheer and wave...

Hallow-streaming: With restrictions instated specific to holiday, alternative activities planned

Streets won’t be filled with young superheroes and princesses scavenging for candy this year, but the community’s Halloween spirit and the traditions of Día...

Auction of mini homes to benefit Habitat for Humanity

BY STEPHANIE CHAPA At a time when the community is spending a lot more time at home — people are working from their home offices,...

Local horror author sets book in Weslaco

Richard Charles wanted to give something back to his hometown Weslaco, and he knows of no better gift than a good, chilling revenge story. Charles...

Valley Baptist Abuse Response Team serves as advocate for Valley’s vulnerable

HARLINGEN – For victims of abuse and domestic violence, the road to healing and justice can be a difficult one to travel, but Valley...

MMA welcomes back cheer squad

HARLINGEN — What used to be faint memories and old cheerleading trophies has now been revitalized by a new squad. Marine Military Academy used to...

Wrestler to the rescue: Pharr native saves co-worker’s life at Iowa big box store

Pharr native Diego Aguilera has always had a passion for wrestling, but he never thought he would use his skills to save a life. Aguilera,...