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Texas A&M Chancellor receives 2018 Border Texan Award

McALLEN — Soon, South Texas will begin graduating future Aggies at Texas A&M’s Higher Education Center in McAllen.This development is in large part due...

Writers, artists share works, inspiration during Mission book festival

MISSION — “Always believe in your words, whether or not you believe in yourself.”This was some wisdom for prospective writers shared by McAllen Poet...

Now boarding the ‘Tin Goose:’ 1929 Ford model plane air tours available in Weslaco

WESLACO — From Oshkosh, Wisconsin, one of the eight Ford Tri-Motors remaining in flight-worthy condition has made its way to the Weslaco Mid-Valley Airport...

Edinburg mosque hosts festival

EDINBURG — A newly erected building inside the grounds of the Arridwan Mosque in Edinburg served as the site for visitors to get acquainted...

The illusionist: McAllen native, TSTC graphic designer finds niche as toy photographer

HARLINGEN — For an hour each day, graphic designer Adam McGrath wanders around the Texas State Technical College campus warehouse here, where rockets, planes,...

Women We Love: Colleagues praise Valdez’s leadership in local banking industry

PROFILEHometown: Charlotte, North CarolinaWhere do you live: McAllenEmployer/Business: Lone Star National BankOccupation: Human Resources ManagerWhat do you like most about The Valley: The great...

Valley’s Winter Texan population growing more diverse

MISSION — After an unpredictable and uncooperative winter, the 11 remaining members of the National African-American RV’ers Association, or NAARVA, are enjoying the last...

FESTIBA panels illustrate comics as literature

EDINBURG — When one thinks of resources to improve literacy, comics might not immediately come to mind. There is more to literacy, however, than...

Conference combats physical, emotional toll of teen dating violence

McALLEN — One in three adolescents in Hidalgo County will experience some form of relationship violence within their teenage years. Angels of Love is...

Weslaco teacher, coach and university student receives teacher of the year award

WESLACO — In her 10th year of teaching for her hometown district, Monica Sifuentes of Weslaco ISD received statewide recognition by the Texas Council...