Valley women in H-E-B contest showcase ‘Texas traditions’

H-E-B is tapping two local enterprises in its yearly quest to feature the state’s best local products produced by small businesses.H-E-B is tapping two...

UTRGV has new executive director for alumni relations

Brownsville native Marisa Campirano’s job at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is to help the university reconnect with its graduates. There are...

Herald NIE director retires

When Sandy McGehee joined The Brownsville Herald as Newspapers in Education director almost 19 years ago, she didn’t know much about the newspaper business,...

Free cooking classes bring nutrition education to community

There’s something new cooking up at Mesa Llena, the community food pantry connected with Good Neighbor Settlement House in downtown Brownsville.There’s something new cooking...

Scouts , community organizations join forces to help shelter residents

It was already nearly 90 degrees as 16-year-old Victoria Hinojos worked in the yard of the Friendship of Women’s emergency shelter, carefully marking where...

Taking care of your skin

Desiree Gonzalez started her massage therapy with one room in her father’s construction company building on Harrison Avenue.Now, she has 10 rooms that make...

Young painter seeks to help local emerging artists

Brownsville painter Josie del Castillo has shown her artwork around the Rio Grande Valley and Texas. Now the 25-year-old wants to use her position...