Tag: Brownsville

Honoring a Hero: Hundreds pay respect to Villalon

By NUBIA REYNA AND ERIN SHERIDAN, Staff Writers Some praying, some crying and some holding American flags, dozens of community members gathered at the Brownsville-South Padre...

Third annual Aging Healthy Forum to be held next Friday

Healthy Communities in partnership with the City of Brownsville and Cameron County Public Health will host their third annual Aging Healthy in the RGV-Steps...

Illinois to hold memorial ceremony for Spc. Miguel Villalon

By Katlyn Smith, The Daily Herald Aurora, Illinois, will hold a memorial ceremony next week to honor U.S. Army Spc. Miguel Villalon, the former East Aurora...

Vandals strike: Popular public art piece hit by ‘tagging’

An uplifting example of public art in downtown Brownsville has been defaced by spray-painting vandals, while other properties around downtown and Palm Boulevard have...

Funeral services set for fallen soldier

Funeral services will be held Friday and Saturday for Spc. Miguel A. Villalon, who was killed Jan. 11 in Afghanistan, when the vehicle he...

Funeral services set for Valley soldier killed in Afghanistan

Funeral services will be held Friday and Saturday for Pfc. Miguel A. Villalon, who was killed Jan. 11, in Afghanistan when the vehicle he...

Chargers blank Hawks

BROWNSVILLE — Brownsville Veterans Memorial lived up to its host billing by delivering another strong performance in the South Texas Futbol Showcase with a...

Hispanic Caucus tours migrant camp

A delegation of congressional leaders followed U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, into Matamoros to witness conditions in the camp of asylum seekers just past...

Boxer Julio Cesar Chavez is announced as Mr. Amigo 2019

  Legendary boxing icon Julio Cesar Chavez was announced as Mr. Amigo 2019 Wednesday at the ITEC Center in Brownsville in front of an audience...

BISD, Castro part ways

By unanimous vote Tuesday night the Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees accepted former trustee Erasmo Castro’s resignation and asked Castro to leave...