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Edinburg’s Juneteenth observance marks 25th anniversary

EDINBURG — Rain poured over Hillcrest Cemetery and drenched the back section known as Restlawn as a group of people sang the “Negro National...

McAllen Boy Scout organizes flag retirement ceremony at war memorial

McALLEN — Two boys held a tattered American flag above a clay pot with burning charcoal, the flag’s red stripes looking pink, the blue...

Family, first responders remember beloved McAllen Fire Department chaplain

Bagpipes and fire engine sirens emanated from St. Paul Lutheran Church Monday morning as three calls made to the fire department’s chaplain went unanswered,...

Filipino focus: Cultural heritage celebrated at festival marking Philippine independence day

EDINBURG — Music, food, dance and art brought tradition and modern culture together at the third annual Filipino Festival on Friday evening at the...

Body of Weslaco sailor Noe Hernandez returned to Rio Grande Valley

Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez has come home to the Rio Grande Valley.McALLEN — Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez has come home...

San Juan basilica unveils new welcome plaza, including new statue of Virgin Mary

SAN JUAN — The crowd sang, cheered and prayed as Bishop Daniel Flores and Father Amadeo Garza blessed the newest addition to the Basilica...

Talk, Text, Crash campaign makes Valley stop

McALLEN – Last year, two teenage girls were killed when the driver of the car they were in checked her phone and collided with...

Local Girls Pint Out chapter spreads craft beer love

McALLEN — When Kiki Flores found her love for craft beer, she never expected being able to brew for herself. Now her hobby has...

Camp Energy: Inspiring and being inspired by kids with diabetes

Camp Energy in Mission is bustling with loud music, lively children and enthusiastic counselors. The campers dance, hike, canoe, and swim. And several times...

Congressman takes up plight of deported veterans

DONNA — The Pledge of Allegiance was the first order of business at U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela’s news conference about deported veterans. Despite the...