Art night artist: D’ Arte Centre Gallery to feature Myrilla Sparhawk

HARLINGEN — Myrilla Sparhawk, 87, said she has been a member of the Harlingen Art Forum for years. Her paintings will be featured on Friday...

100 Leap Year

HARLINGEN — Florence Kaufman was a dance instructor, and at 99 years old she said she still loves to dance, but can’t now. “I...

Marathon speedster: Kiko Casillas wins Harlingen Marathon

HARLINGEN — Kiko Casillas, 33, wakes up at 4 a.m. every day to run. Casillas, originally from Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas, and resides there, won first...

‘It’s real life’

HARLINGEN — It began as a normal day. It soon turned into something quite different. Melissa Ferguson was in the middle of her second period...

A smaller — and bigger — world

HARLINGEN — In Europe, if you speak three languages you’re considered multi-lingual. If you speak two languages, you’re bilingual. If you speak one language you’re…American....

Embroidery fans: Valley residents use art for fun

HARLINGEN — For 25 years, ladies and gentlemen from all over the Rio Grande Valley have decided to meet in Harlingen for one hobby they...

Passion for the work

HARLINGEN — She worked for it, and now she’s got it. Catherine Duncan isn’t one to rest on her laurels. Yes, she’s president of the...

Rail boss

BROWNSVILLE — If railroading wasn’t in Norma Torres’ blood before she went to work for the Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway 30 years...

Rio Grande Valley culture inspires legacy alum’s first novel

By Priscilla Ramirez, Special to the Star Experts say to write about what you know. So Rubén Degollado has done just that. Degollado, an alumnus of...

Golfer relives hole-in-one

HARLINGEN — Life-long golfer Pat Bader will always remember the day she hit her first hole-in-one, as will all visitors to Stuart Place Golf...