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...

Laguna Atascosa to host fundraiser for Food Bank RGV

HARLINGEN — Those looking to help a local cause are able to while learning about scenic wildlife areas in the Rio Grande Valley from...

Friends of Animal Rescue to host virtual fundraiser

  SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From helping stray dogs and cats get vetted and adopted to reuniting pets with their owners, Friends of Animal Rescue...

The Burning of Brownsville

By NORMAN ROZEFF, Special to the Star Thanks to the 1936 best-selling book Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell and the 1939 film made from...

Harlingen Happenings

Mary Torres, Special to the Star I hope that all of you are staying safe and healthy and didn't suffer any damage during Hurricane Hanna....

The Story of Citrus in the Lower Rio Rrande Valley of Texas

By NORMAN ROZEFF, Special to the Star 9/27-29/43 The Texas Citrus and Vegetable Growers and Shippers Association holds its first annual meeting. Harlingen member are Adams...

Boys and Girls Clubs unit director presented national award

HARLINGEN — It’s all about the kids. Hilda Gathright has worked tirelessly for almost 40 years steering local youth toward lives of capacity and success....

39th annual Ladies Kingfish Tournament cancelled

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Along with individuals and businesses, annual events are also being impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, organizers announced the 39th...

Healthiest city again: Harlingen, Los Fresnos win challenge

HARLINGEN — Once again, the Valley is being awarded for being healthy. The City of McAllen, the City of Harlingen, and Los Fresnos were all...

SPI garden program seeking participants

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Gardeners in this coastal area with any level of experience will have an opportunity to perfect their skills and grow...