UTRGV working to bring in research facility

McALLEN — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is working to finalize a private-public partnership that will allow it to get a new...

Former CBP officer convicted of murder to get new trial

McALLEN — The Thirteenth Court of Appeals ruled last week that a former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer should get a new trial...

Flowers gone wild

HARLINGEN — Let’s just call these days “peak visual” when it comes to flowers in the Rio Grande Valley.From the glorious, electric-like yellows of...

Bringing light through autism awareness

HARLINGEN — Brian says and does strange things, which no one understands.People smirk and fire sarcastic comments at him, leaving wounds that never heal...

TSTC kicks off scholarship campaign

BY AMANDA SOTELO HARLINGEN — The Texas State Technical Foundation has kicked off a statewide campaign called “Make a Texas Sized Difference,” encouraging TSTC alumni...

General inspires MMA cadets

HARLINGEN — Though they are living in complicated times, Gen. Alfred “Al” Gray Jr., the commandant of the Marine Corps during the Gulf War,...

Border tour: Congress members meet with refugees

SAN BENITO — The members of Congress touring South Texas were full of questions for the young African refugees standing in front of them.“What...

Downtown owners to ‘pack’ Baxter hearing

HARLINGEN — Downtown property owners are ready to speak up.And it could have an impact on the fate of the Baxter Building.The Texas Department...

Body found in Mercedes ID’d

MERCEDES — Investigators solved the first part of the puzzle involving the death of a Progreso man.They identified him as Gilbert Garcia Garces.The sheriff’s...

Congressional Black Caucus tours Pharr bridge port of entry

PHARR — Eight members of the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus walked up a ramp and into the Pharr Port of Entry yesterday. Many, who...