Bound for Washington: Valley speller headed to Scripps National Spelling Bee

LOS FRESNOS — Clarisse Tudon has a matter-of-fact attitude about being the Rio GrandeValley’s representative to the 98th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee and...

Weslaco to activate cold weather shelter at local church

WESLACO — Anticipating temperatures continuing to drop, city officials will activate a cold weather shelter at the local First Baptist Church.WESLACO — Anticipating temperatures...

Master clinicians help seniors’ quality of life

HARLINGEN — She spends her days helping others help themselves. The clients at Retama Manor Nursing Center Harlingen must sometimes relearn basic skills after injury...

Memories condensed: Rio Hondo Public Library celebrates 40th anniversary

RIO HONDO — A week-long celebration full of festivities, story time and arts and crafts mark the Rio Hondo Public Library’s 40th anniversary. The...

TSTC offers students first Advanced Leadership Academy

BY Amanda SoteloCreated by popular demand, Texas State Technical College’s Student Life has launched an Advanced Leadership Academy, an extension of TSTC’s long-running Student...

Shelters seem full amid border surge

HARLINGEN — Shelters holding undocumented immigrant children are apparently swelling amid a spike in illegal border crossings.Meanwhile, Florida-based Comprehensive Health Services, or CHS, is...

SB five year strategic plan still going strong

SAN BENITO — The committee is focused and productive. That’s how Superintendent Dr. Adrian Vega described the work done during the second meeting of...

Palo Alto battle site making some noise

HARLINGEN — The crackle of musket fire and the boom of cannon have returned to the Rio Grande Valley on Saturdays.The Palo Alto National...

‘Harlingen Opoly’: Legendary board game sells local flavor

HARLINGEN — In this case, collect $200 when you pass “Go Harlingen.” A variation of the popular board game “Monopoly” has been re-invented as...

UTRGV Guitar Festival to feature internationally renowned artists

Workshops, clinics and performances by four renowned guitarists from France, Mexico, Costa Rica and Venezuela will highlight the 2018 UTRGV Guitar Festival, which runs...