Police: Man points gun at CBP officer on expressway

SAN BENITO — Police have arrested a man accused of pointing a gun at a federal agent.The incident happened Monday at 3:30 p.m. when...

Still some work to do

SAN BENITO — No matter what goes on in the world, there is hope.That’s the message Keep San Benito Beautiful plans to bring to...

Are you nutrition conscious?

SAN BENITO — The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service helps young families and youth with limited...

Valley woman making a difference

SAN ANTONIO – Stephanie Contreras has devoted her life to teaching and taking care of children – especially those struggling with mental illness.That’s why...

New leader of economic council ready for challenges

HARLINGEN – When Matt Ruszczak came to the Rio Grande Valley he was 17, arriving as a high school foreign exchange student.And, in his...

Convention Center project won’t break ground as city officials hoped

HARLINGEN — Construction on a proposed $14 million convention center appears to be behind schedule.Mayor Chris Boswell hoped to break ground on the project...

Learning what, what not to eat

HARLINGEN – Amanda Cariaga sliced bananas and strawberries for a yogurt parfait, one of many tasty and healthy foods being served this week at...

How they make a difference

HARLINGEN – The young ambassadors have been fanning out, making their presence known, their mission clear.That mission? Eat healthy and exercise.The five teenage health...

Cortino family to celebrate restaurant’s 50th anniversary

MERCEDES — Fifty years never tasted so good.Such is the sentiment of two generations of the Cortino family, who will be celebrating the 50th...

UTRGV involved in second detection event in Louisiana

Physicists with the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley helped make history with the first ever detection of gravitational waves, which occurred last September...