McAllen junior, cancer survivor publishes novel 

Not only is 17-year-old Abel Ramirez proud to call himself a cancer survivor, but now he also gets to say he’s an author. The McAllen...

Valley Baptist Diabetes Centers offer hope, education to Valley patients

It is a disease with symptoms that often begin so mildly that it can go unnoticed for years. Left untreated and unchecked, diabetes can ravage...

Star columnist to present book

HARLINGEN — His friends have commended him on his memory for detail. They’ve fished with Lynn Frizzell all over Texas, Colorado and the vast Pacific...

McAllen family hosts giveaway, donates 10 Thanksgiving meals 

BY MARIA RUIZ Since 2015, McAllen entrepreneurs Maria Roser and Uriel Barbosa have made it a family tradition to share their Thanksgiving leftovers with the...

Unable to perform live, Valley Symphony Orchestra films show, releases concert videos

McALLEN — The soft, ethereal yet ominous chimes and timbres of the Valley Symphony Orchestra’s percussionist floated through the hall of the McAllen Performing...

PSJA graduate now directing in Chicago

Gliding her small hands over the faux yellow brick wall, Denise Serna knew as a first grader that she had a heart for theater. More...

Maintaining positive mental health during holidays important as pandemic continues

As health and government officials both locally and throughout the nation continue to address the situation surrounding COVID-19 and area residents shift their attention...

Eighth-grader becomes first student council elect to have a disability

Love. Kindness. Inclusion. Addison Bortnick, 13, was recently elected student council vice president of Cathey Middle School in McAllen. She is the first VP-elect to...

Restoring Resacas: Art museum, BPUB partner for second art exhibit

Videos, paintings, drawings and more are part of the second annual Resaca Exhibit at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art. The exhibit is sponsored by...

Pumpkin trio: Sisters in charge of popular seasonal family attraction

LA FERIA — A pumpkin patch on 75 acres of land might sound difficult to manage, but three sisters prove it can be done...