Harlingen sees increase in tax revenues

HARLINGEN — State sales tax revenues for the city of Harlingen showed a strong increase in April compared to the same month in 2015.Harlingen’s...

Events you should know about

Party in RedHARLINGEN — The American Red Cross South Texas Chapter is holding it’s Party in Red, a taste of the Valley on Thursday...

Fire station, community center getting a new look

RAYMONDVILLE — The city’s fire station and community center are ready to receive a facelift.Tonight, city commissioners are expected to award construction bids to...

Sierra Club makes case against LNG

BROWNSVILLE — A liquefied natural gas facility has existed in Lusby, Maryland, on Chesapeake Bay since the early 1970s, though only as an LNG...

Two sides to Baxter plan

HARLINGEN — Downtown property owners and merchants argue the downtown area lacks parking spaces for a proposed $4.5 million project that would turn the...

Star honors: Newspaper receives nine mentions in Texas Associated Press Managing Editor awards

HARLINGEN — The Valley Morning Star was among dozens of newspapers statewide to be honored during the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors convention in...

Tragedy on the Arroyo

MERCEDES — Little Victoria Ramirez was enjoying her time near the mighty sound of the waterfall of the Arroyo Colorado just as many children...

San Benito School Board to decide on election date

SAN BENITO — Tonight, school board members will vote on whether to move the district’s election day from May to November. The school district...

Care specialist now in Harlingen to treat diabetes, others with foot problems

HARLINGEN — Dr. Luis R. Venegas, DPM, ABPM, a podiatrist, is opening a new office in Harlingen to treat patients with foot problems —...

La Posada Providencia proves a one-of-a-kind safe haven

SAN BENITO — La Posada Providencia is one of a kind.According to the shelter’s annual report, it’s the only shelter of its kind in...