Tag: Brownsville

Waging War: Today at Palo Alto, an 1846 battle is joined once again

BROWNSVILLE — The sharp tang of gunpowder will again drift over the northern part of this city today during a Living History reenactment of...

Three students design winning holiday cards

Some holiday cards carry a little extra meaning during Christmas. In fact, for designing cards, three University of Texas Rio Grande Valley students in Brownsville...

Border Patrol vehicle damaged in pursuit near river

A U.S. Border Patrol vehicle flipped on its side during pursuit of a vehicle that was ferried across the Rio Grande into the United...

Planned Parenthood to hold clinical festival

Planned Parenthood has launched a local HIV awareness campaign and will hold a clinical festival from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in front...

Promoting success: Music professor involved in Open Educational Resources

BROWNSVILLE — University of Texas Rio Grande Valley music professor Art Brownlow has worked on the UTRGV Brownsville campus since 1984 but for four...

Group accused of defrauding SNAP benefits

BROWNSVILLE — Five individuals have been charged in a nutrition assistance fraud case surrounding Border Meats, a wholesale and retail meat market in Brownsville,...

Grant money allocated to RGV for transport providers

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, has announced that Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council is one of four transport providers in his district to...

Santa leads annual Christmas Parade

  Festively-dressed Brownsville residents packed the sidewalks along Elizabeth Street Monday night to celebrate the annual Christmas Parade. Hosted by Charro Days Fiesta, the event drew...

Gladys Porter Zoo introduces brother warthogs

  The Gladys Porter Zoo welcomed two new warthogs, brothers Rollo and Leonardo, to the zoo last week from Indianapolis. The brothers, who are currently about...

Buyers brave rain to cash in on deals

Brownsville residents didn’t let nuisance rain ruin their Black Friday shopping. On Friday, many gathered in front of local stores as early as 12:30 a.m....