Park could become destination for visitors, locals alike

HARLINGEN — Lon C. Hill Park could turn into what officials call a regional attraction.In a meeting Wednesday, city commissioners approved a master plan...

Island beachgoer disappears in surf

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The search for a Mission teenager who went missing Thursday while swimming on South Padre Island turned to a recovery...

Fun for all: Playground for kids coming

HARLINGEN — Under a magical setting, long ramps help children in wheelchairs move from one play station to the next.There might be slides leading...

Time to fly: Local teens part of aviation camp

HARLINGEN — Justine Garcia taxied to the runway controlling the 415 Ercoupe double tail plane.When she was approved for take off, she sped up...

Teachers spend summer preparing for program in lieu of receiving grant

HARLINGEN – School’s out for summer. Or is it?Teachers are enjoying some time off this summer as are their students. However, in the midst...

Valley Baptist hosts cereal drive for second year

HARLINGEN – Valley Baptist Health System is leading a community effort to provide area children and adults struggling with hunger with a healthy breakfast...

Teachers spend summer preparing for program in lieu of receiving grant

HARLINGEN – School’s out for summer.Or is it?Teachers are enjoying some time off this summer as are their students. However, in the midst of...

Coast Guard searching for drowning victim on South Padre Island

Several law enforcement authorities are helping in the search for a missing swimmer on South Padre Island.Several law enforcement authorities are helping in the...

Police issue hundreds of tickets during ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign

HARLINGN — Police urge everyone to wear their seat belts at all times.Just last week, the state stepped up enforcement efforts and actively ticketed...

A Category 4 hurricane is on its way … what would you do?

HARLINGEN — Twin military cargo planes airlifted injured and ill patients.At the same time, three commercial airliners carried residents out of the area.It was...