Tag: Harlingen

TSTC Automotive Technology revs up successful careers

By Amanda Sotelo, TSTC Staff There are more than 22 million registered vehicles and counting in Texas. The demand for automotive technicians, especially gasoline and...

TSTC was worth the move for Pennsylvania native

By Amanda Sotelo, TSTC Staff All the way from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Travis Massera knew that Texas State Technical College held the key to his success. The...

TSTC leads to a second career for veteran

Amanda Sotelo, TSTC Staff Shad Munguia’s background in the health field is extensive, but with the desire to do more and be more, Munguia enrolled...

Harlingen South routs McAllen High

In a game featuring the wild momentum swings that are nearly inevitable when both sides combine for 10 turnovers, the one rock-solid constant was the Harlingen South defense, which came up big on several occasions in a 44-14 non-district road win over McAllen High on Thursday night. The Hawks (2-1) built up an early lead after two Leo Torres field goals and senior running back Israel Vasquez found paydirt on fourth down from the McHi 1-yard line. Vazquez picked up his second touchdown of the night with 10 seconds to go in the first half, also from a yard out.

Chamber legend David Allex dies at 82

HARLINGEN — Family and friends yesterday remembered David Allex as Mr. Harlingen, the beloved family man and Chamber of Commerce legend who helped transform the city’s economy, helping revive the town in the 1960s before turning Valley International Airport into a regional powerhouse. Allex, 82, died early yesterday morning at Valley Baptist Medical Center about two weeks after suffering a stroke. “There’s a reason they called him Mr. Harlingen,” Mayor Chris Boswell said. “He was one of the greatest cheerleaders and advocates the city ever had.”

Educating community on warning signs during Suicide Awareness Month

HARLINGEN – Because of the stigmas still associated with mental health, suicide is a topic that can be difficult to discuss. However, such discussions are...

Honor Guard transports body of local serviceman

HARLINGEN — It’s a solemn moment no family of a serviceman wants to experience, but it’s also one of dignified respect and gallant tributes. With...

TSTC Mechatronics Technology creates well-rounded graduates

By Amanda Sotelo, TSTC Staff Mechatronics Technology has to do with robotics and the combined learning of mechanical and electronic skills. The study brings together...

TSTC makes nursing grad’s childhood dream come true

By Amanda Sotelo, TSTC Staff Stephanie Perez grew up admiring the work several of her cousins did as nurses. She promised herself that she would...

Berry, Cardinals rally late for win

HARLINGEN — In what was shaping up to be a blow out, Harlingen High let a 21 point lead slip away in the third...