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Civil rights leader Orendain honored

McALLEN — The family of a Rio Grande Valley civil rights leader and activist was honored Friday with the presentation of an official congressional...

Innovative program brings nature indoors at Pharr nursing facility

PHARR — Approximately 20 residents of Colonial Manor nursing home were able to experience nature Friday as the outdoors came inside through an innovative...

‘Be a Buddy:’ H-E-B program takes aim at bullying in schools

LA JOYA — Young students from kindergarten to second-grade at Reyna Elementary School received a lesson Tuesday about the negative effects of bullying.As part...

High-tech focus: HESTEC exposes Valley students to STEM-related fields

EDINBURG — Science, engineering, and technology attractions were in full bloom Saturday for the 16th Annual HESTEC Community Day held at the University of...

Hidalgo County observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

EDINBURG — Dozens of Hidalgo County officials, advocates and community members huddled Tuesday in a sea of purple to stand together against domestic violence.More...

High school marching bands compete in regional championship

McALLEN – Twenty-seven high school marching bands from south and central Texas battled it out at a regional championship competition at Veterans Memorial Stadium...

Country cookin:’ Legion Cook-off highlights pan de campo, other outdoor cooking favorites

EDINBURG – Giving back to the community with the deliciousness of barbecue was on the menu for the 39th Annual Pan De Campo Cook-off...

Climate change tour stops in McAllen to spark conversation

McALLEN — A small group of concerned community members turned out Tuesday evening for a presentation and discussion on climate change.The meeting was part...

Hometown heroes: Reynosa Little League team honored during Toros’ celebration

EDINBURG — Praise and celebration broke out Saturday evening at H-E-B Park as a group of youngsters from Reynosa were honored for their performance...

Holy Family parish celebrates 50 years in Edinburg

EDINBURG — In the mid-1960s, when Holy Family Catholic Church was founded, agriculture still dominated the local economy and the lives of people. The...