Photographer shoots Class of 2020 seniors for free

HARLINGEN — Clorox wipes, a face mask and a cap and gown are all seniors needed for the perfect photo. Class of 2020 seniors might...

Teacher in number one spot at local school

HARLINGEN — She’s “it.” That’s why Diana Garcia’s peer teachers at Travis Elementary have nominated her as the school’s Teacher of the Year. “ It’s an honor,”...

Vocal powerhouse continues achieving greatness

HARLINGEN — Like all of us, Gabby Rae Garza’s plans have been disrupted by the pandemic. Still, again like so many, the high-octane singer/actress from...

Road to stardom

DEcKHED: Ellie Palacios becomes Young Master recipient By ELSA CAVAZOS Staff Writer   HARLINGEN — For Ellie Palacios, 15, Broadway is the ultimate dream, and now the...

Caring for others: Harlingen resident pursues medical career

HARLINGEN — April Estrada, 20, has always had a passion for helping people. From helping her five younger siblings whenever they were sick or hurt...

Live entertainment by family

DEKHED: Juan C and The Key Limes perform on Facebook By ELSA CAVAZOS Staff Writer HARLINGEN — Live entertainment does not always require breaking...

Local girl earns Boys and Girls Clubs state recognition

HARLINGEN — There’s so much to know about Zena Nazar. She’s an honor student at Early College High School, a member of the National Honor...

Helping people

HARLINGEN — He’s the best in the state. Dr. Rick Bassett has performed more than 1,000 hip and knee replacements per year for the...

Cruz takes helm at UTRGV police department

EDINBURG — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley welcomed its new chief of police with a badge pinning ceremony here Tuesday. Adan Cruz, the...

Cardettes win at nationals

HARLINGEN — In Sync. It’s not just a boy band anymore. It’s also a group of cheerleaders who just won big at a national competition...