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The first mile: McAllen Kids Marathon kicks off its 4th year

McALLEN — Students from across the McAllen school district and beyond who may normally sleep late on weekends were up early Saturday as they...

Valley football fans open hearts for survivors of devastating hurricane

EDINBURG — As fans celebrated the return of Friday night high school football, the thousands affected by Hurricane Harvey were also in their thoughts...

Community raises funds for children’s hospital

EDINBURG — Hidalgo County 4-H clubs and Future Farmers of America chapters with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service gathered Saturday morning at the...

Sales tax holiday, supply giveaways help families prepare for start of classes

SAN JUAN — Tax-free weekend begins today, but several students got a head start during San Juan’s National Night Out at Mayfield Park.Usually held...

Supporting the Blue: Local police connect to the community with ‘Viva McAllen Streets’

McALLEN — Residents from across the Rio Grande Valley turned out in high numbers Saturday to honor local law enforcement and “support the blue”...

Amid Pride revelry, tribute planned for slain Weslaco native

McALLEN — The family a Valley man who died last year in the mass shooting at an Orlando, Florida, night club recounted his death...

Edinburg students culminate summer culinary lessons with baking contest

EDINBURG — After learning about baking, students here put their skills to the test in a cupcake competition Wednesday afternoon at the Career and...

Boy dies in Sunday morning crash

NEAR LA BLANCA — A 2-year-old boy died Sunday as a result of crash early Sunday morning.Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are investigation...

Generations come together for fishing trip

MISSION — Making new friends and fishing was to objective this week in the inaugural intergenerational fishing derby held at Anzalduas County Park.Bringing the...

It may be cotton season, but farmers market is still busy

McALLEN — As the seasons change so do the products at the McAllen Farmers Market. On Saturday mornings the market brings local healthy foods...