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...

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...

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...

Downtown Harlingen creates Virtual Window Display contest

HARLINGEN — From pumpkins and skeletons to an assortment of colorful lights, many of the shops in this historic area of the city have...

Blessed beyond belief: Mother and son to have joint exhibit at Fine Art Museum

Hand-painted chairs, colorful portraits and religious landscapes, are all part of the new exhibit by  local artists Rosie Cantu and Andrew Garcia, who are mother...

Farmer’s Market off to big start — again

HARLINGEN — Dee Ogle had just picked up a bundle of radishes. “We are really looking for more vegetables,” said Ogle, 62, as she browsed...

Historic Ghosts: Association to host ghost-themed tours

Like every year during Halloween season, the Brownsville Historical Association invites the community to participate in their Haunted History and Murder Mystery Mayhem tours...

Tent-O-Treat: San Benito CISD to host Afterschool Fall Festival

SAN BENITO — The coronavirus pandemic has caused many communities to make changes this year, which resulted in some annual events being canceled and...