Healthier lifestyle

HARLINGEN – For Valley residents looking for options to lose weight during the new year, Valley Baptist Medical Center holds free “Introduction to Medical...

Drug and Alcohol Abuse: Debunking the Myths: Part II

Last week I began an article concerning Drug and Alcohol Facts, in celebration of the upcoming Drug and Alcohol Facts Week to be held...

Part V: Sam’s Valley project

BY NORMAN ROZEFF EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the next installment in an ongoing series on San Benito’s Sam Robertson. Previous articles in the series can...

The Big Bad Wolf and Room 623

Who doesn’t like the story of The Three Little Pigs? It was one of the favorites in Room 623.The teacher would read that story...

A Red Esperanza??

BY LORI MURRAYLast December I had a very interesting phone call. Judy Veach was calling to ask me if I’d ever seen a red...

Hospital seeks volunteers to join healthcare team

HARLINGEN – Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others? To help others? To utilize your skillset...

New psychiatrist to discuss depression

HARLINGEN — Dr. Robert S. Guevara, Psychiatrist and Medical Director for Valley Baptist Behavioral Health Services, will speak on “Depression: Knowing When to Get...

Part IV: Sam’s busy canal ventures in the Valley

BY NORMAN ROZEFF EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the next installment in an extensive series on Sam Robertson. The preceding parts can be found at www.valleystar.com.Once...

Alice and Puberty

Puberty is hard time for almost any child to go through. Your body changes. Your voice changes. Even your personality may change.It can be...

History of Grapes

BY BONNIE GARCIAThe history of grape growing in Texas predates that of California by nearly a century. As early as the 1680’s, Franciscan monks...