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...

Harlingen’s first bridal market happening this weekend

HARLINGEN — Future brides will find plenty of inspiration and ideas for their wedding in Harlingen’s first bridal market happening this weekend at the...

Rodney Atkins ready for Fiesta Edinburg

Rodney Atkins will headline Edinburg Chamber of Commerce’s 52nd annual Fiesta Edinburg with a performance Friday at H-E-B Park in Edinburg. Fiesta Edinburg, which runs...

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...

Concert association welcomes Dan Miller’s Cowboy Music Revue this week

HARLINGEN – An evening of country music classics and down-home entertainment is in store as Dan Miller’s Cowboy Music Revue takes the stage this week...

RGV Memories: Raymondville in 50s

Harland Watson and Cissie Rowland grew up in Lasara and graduated from Raymondville High School. Harland graduated from UT Pharmacy School and Cissie earned a...

Zihuatanejo on the Pacific

By LYNN FRIZZELL, Special to the Star I guess it was in the 80s that I first saw the sights of Zihuatanejo on the Pacific....

Minnie Gilbert Impacts the Valley

By Norman Rozeff, Special to the Star For many years the Valley Morning Star's featured column by Minnie Gilbert was greatly anticipated by its readers. Minnie...

Attracting butterflies to your garden; What butterflies need

Mary Beth Simmons, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Certified Nursery Professional Colorful butterflies are an important addition to a garden, not only because of their...