New appraisals to hit Jackson Street with ‘enormous’ tax hike

HARLINGEN — After three decades, a tax hike is driving Michael Howland out of business. At Coun-Tree Woods, he’s been crafting custom-made solid wood furniture...

VMS All-STAR Softball: MVP Gonzales wraps up stellar career

By KEVIN NARRO | Staff Writer HARLINGEN — Senior shortstop Krystal Gonzales wrapped up a stellar career in a Harlingen South Lady Hawks uniform in...

Baseball, softball finalists named for AVSAB

STAFF REPORTS   Baseball and softball have become sports that are all about power - power pitching and power hitting. Even though speed and strong defense...

Star All-STAR Girls Soccer: South’s Grannum stands out

ROY HESS | Staff Writer Harlingen South’s Mellory Grannum played at an MVP level as a forward, as a midfielder and as a defender for...

Star All-STAR Girls Soccer: South’s Grannum stands out

ROY HESS | Staff Writer Harlingen South’s Mellory Grannum played at an MVP level as a forward, as a midfielder and as a defender for...

Star All-STAR Girls Soccer: Lady Cards’ Garza played all over the field

ROY HESS | Staff Writer Brianna Garza did whatever she could to help the Harlingen High Lady Cardinals on the soccer field. That meant playing several...

Star All-STAR Girls Soccer: Pedroza, Garza earn award

ROY HESS | Staff Writer Omar Pedroza is one of the few coaches who was around when University Interscholastic League girls soccer first came to...

Armed robbery ends in multiple arrests

Harlingen Police say they arrested five teens and recovered stolen property, including a stolen Ford Edge linked to various home robberies in the Valley. Monday...

At least 2 handguns used in school shooting near Columbine

By KATHLEEN FOODY and P. SOLOMON BANDA Associated Press HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Two high school students used at least two handguns in the...

Numbers are in — Downtown owners not happy; Property owners to protest assessments

With their building’s assessed value about to double soon, Michael and Barbara Howland are facing an annual $2,000 tax hike that might drive them...