Sharing the Road

In 2006 Texas built what was then the largest highway in the world (the I-10 West). It is 26 lanes across and cost almost...

A fresh look at mental illness

“Never give up on someone with mental illness.When ‘I’ is replaced by ‘We,’ illness becomes wellness.”Shannon L. AlderAmerican author, and person with ADD and...

Duranta

BY BONNIE GARCIA This unusual plant, the Duranta, is a Texas Superstar with beautiful blue-and-white orchid-like flowers. The shrub can reach 15 feet or more...

What you need to know about colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer refers to cancer that develops in the colon or rectal areas of the digestive system.Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third...

HMC helping to save lives with Community Blood Drive

HARLINGEN – Imagine helping to save the life of a total stranger without even being present when it happens. Imagine being called a hero....

GRILLED CHEESE WITH APPLE AND WALNUTS

Yield: 1 servingIngredients2 slices bread2 teaspoons Dijon mustard1 ounce cheddar cheese, sliced or shredded1/2 small apple, sliced1 1/2 tablespoons chopped walnuts1 tablespoon butterInstructions1. Spread...

HOT ROAST BOEUF SANDWICH

Yield: 6 servingsIngredients3 pounds boneless chuck roastSalt and pepper1 cup dry red wine1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, divided1 clove1 rib celery, cut into 2-inch...

SHRIMP COCKTAIL SALAD SANDWICH

Yield: 3 servingsIngredients1/2 pound cooked shrimp, chopped1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon mayonnaise2 tablespoons chopped celery1 tablespoon chopped red onion2 1/2 tablespoons cocktail sauce, see...

Thanking Steve Allen

BY BILL REAGAN Millions of Americans end their day in front of a television set. A few jokes from Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel or...

Orchid Care

BY GARY SMITHHave you had an orchid that you wished you could keep healthy and reblooming for lasting enjoyment?Did you wonder why it did...