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First woman elected to BISD school board dies

Sudie Blackburn, the first woman elected to the Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees, who pushed for the integration of black students from...

South Texas ISD given high marks

The South Texas Independent School District and all six of its campuses are among the best in Texas and the nation, according to the...

TSC launches scaffold-building program

Texas Southmost College has launched a fast-track certification program for industrial scaffold builders that officials hope is a first step in the Rio Grande...

IDEA-U to offer scholarships to DACA students

IDEA Public Schools has received a grant that will enable its IDEA-U online university to educate, support and grant degrees to 1,000 DACA students...

Bishop: ‘Be more conscious of how we treat each other’

Bishop Daniel Flores of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brownsville boiled the meaning of Lent down to three central ideas aimed at helping people...

Resaca students sing for pelicans’ safety

The brown pelicans of South Padre Island have a bunch of cold-weather friends at ResacaElementary School in Brownsville.One year ago, the students, then fourth-graders,...

Brownsville resident prepares to climb Mount Everest

Ramiro Herrera, a young-looking 72, evidently is in top physical condition.Two weeks ago the Brownsville resident accomplished part of a lifetime dream by ascending...

RGV speller takes in Washington, reaches fourth round

Melanie Mascorro of HarmonyScienceAcademy in Brownsville is touring the White House and the U.S. Capitol today after doing her school and her city proud...

Brownsville speller ready to vie for national title

BROWNSVILLE — Melanie Mascorro of Harmony Science Academy in Brownsville credits a combination of word study, Spanish grammar and assertiveness for helping her advance...