Mexico: Tepehuajes-Barra de Ostiones

By Lynn Frizzell, Special to the Star About two hundred miles south of the Texas Mexico border at Matamoros there is the little village of...

Harlingen Happenings

By Mary Torres, Special to the Star The Ultimate Beach Boys Tribute Band, "Sail On" brings their good vibrations and fabulous harmonies to the Harlingen...

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...

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...

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...

Redfish on the flats

By LYNN FRIZZELL, Special to the VMS There was an old bearded commercial fisherman at a table in the tiny café. We were eating supper...

Musicians impress local youth with performance

HARLINGEN — Cassandra Andrade was star struck. “Seeing someone I saw on TV is the greatest thing,” Cassandra, 17, said during a concert Thursday morning...

The heat is on

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From dicing and seasoning to stirring and serving, several teams will put their cooking skills to the ultimate test to...

The heat is on

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From dicing and seasoning to stirring and serving, several teams will put their cooking skills to the ultimate test to...