Time for exercise still important during busy back to school schedules

HARLINGEN – As local children head back to school, homework, athletics, after-school activities, and more can often lead to busier schedules for parents as...

Container Gardening Part III – Feeding and Watering

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist Planting your container is simple, but if you don’t have a potting bench or good...

Tu Salud: Program improves health by asking why

Taiichi Ohno, the developer of the famous Toyota production system of the 1950’s, used the “5 Whys” as the basis of Toyota company’s success....

Valley Baptist continues to share benefits of breastfeeding

HARLINGEN – With August serving as National Breastfeeding Month, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen is working hard to continually provide education and support on the...

Container Gardening Part II – Plant Combos

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener PREPARING THE CONTAINER Once you have chosen your container you will need to prepare it. Clay pots should be...

Harlingen Happenings

By Mary Torres, Special to the Star We’re still sweltering with all the heat and humidity, but there are some events and activities you might want...

Wellness: Mental Health and our Spiritual Journey

  “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” - Pierre Tellhard de Chardin Man’s search for finding...

Astronomy: Rising of Pegasus

If you have the advantage of clear dark skies this week, you can enjoy the rising of Pegasus, or the Baseball Diamond in the...

Valley Baptist offers tips to help kids heading back to school

HARLINGEN –As parents in the Rio Grande Valley prepare to send their children back to school, changes in routine from summertime fun to the...

Container Gardening Part 1 — Containers

By Lori Murray, Cameron county Master Gardener NOTE: This is the first of a series of three articles about container gardening. Part One deals with...