RGV Memories: Raymondville in 50s

Harland Watson and Cissie Rowland grew up in Lasara and graduated from Raymondville High School. Harland graduated from UT Pharmacy School and Cissie earned a...

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...

Attracting butterflies to your garden; What butterflies need

Mary Beth Simmons, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Certified Nursery Professional Colorful butterflies are an important addition to a garden, not only because of their...

Habitat Gardens for Butterflies

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist One of the most fascinating aspects of nature is the metamorphosis some caterpillars make to...

VBMC, stroke foundation to promote education through health festival

HARLINGEN – While February may most commonly be known as heart health month, Valley Baptist Health System and the Stroke Research & Education Foundation...

Backyard Habitats: Consider exploring and creating

ASHLEY GREGORY, Special to the StarBy ASHLEY GREGORY, Special to the Star A while back I was reading about land fragmentation and how that affected...

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...

Beatles tribute band look forward to seventh show in RGV

The Liverpool Legends will embark on a magical mystery tour to the Rio Grande Valley for shows in Rancho Viejo and Edinburg this weekend. The Beatles tribute band has garnered worldwide popularity for their mastery of the Fab Four’s extended catalog of songs and onstage personas.  Read the full story at themonitor.com.

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...