Aurora House provides comfort, warmth for terminally ill

WESLACO — As she clutched her wedding photo, Elizabeth “Betty” Nelson’s trembling hands belied a semblance of strength she exhibited when sharing her story.It...

Finding a new home: Old Family Dollar to become new city hall

SANTA ROSA — The old Family Dollar may soon become the city’s new center for administrative offices.“This is a pretty good indication of what...

Little boy tall in the saddle

RAYMONDVILLE — A small boy in a plaid shirt held tightly to the saddle, the white horse “Cricket” beneath him nodding slowly with each...

Never RUNNING on empty: Alejandra Martinez

HARLINGEN — You will not ever find Harlingen marathon runner Alejandra Martinez, 29, making excuses or giving up at anything.For that reason, she’ll be...

Police efforts causing DWI declines: Department uses grant to deter high risk behaviors

HARLINGEN — There were only five DWI arrests made between Dec. 18 and Jan. 3.During a time, the holidays, when one would expect a...

Major accomplishment

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. - Harlingen's own Sarah Jo Reynolds is the new executive director for the Republican Party of Arkansas.The 24-year-old is among the...

CBP officer arrested, charged with accepting a bribe

McALLEN, Texas – A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer was arrested and charged with accepting a bribe and for exceeding his authorized access...

Rainbow trout poured in pond, fishermen ready with rods

HARLINGEN — Local anglers couldn’t wait to grab their rod, reel and tackle box to net some rainbow trout in town yesterday.The cold and...

Father-son student team creates fitness app for gaming enthusiasts

BY Cheryl Taylor RIO GRANDE VALLEY – Sergio H. Nuñez, a 41-year-old senior computer science major, and Sergio A. Nuñez, a 20-year-old junior computer...

Book of poetry by UTRGV grad student Amalia Ortiz drawing national praise

BY Gail Fagan RIO GRANDE VALLEY – Amalia Ortiz has built her career on a love of poetry and performance, becoming a nationally known...