Multitude of fans attend Sharyland High vs. Sharyland Pioneer

TJ GARCIA | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR EDINBURG — Take me out to the ball game. Take me out to the crowd. And it was quite...

IDEA Quest High School counselor encourages local youth to invest in RGV

IDEA Quest College Preparatory counselor Marcos Silva remembers a survey revealing 97% of his students would rather live somewhere other than the Rio Grande...

Photo Gallery: McAllen Memorial High School graduates take part in Senior Walk at Gonzalez...

The fourth annual McAllen ISD Senior Walk was held Wednesday morning, where teams of graduating seniors visited the district’s 19 elementary campuses. This is...

Photo Gallery: Immigrants live on international bridge in Nuevo Progreso as they wait to...

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McAllen native finishes first runner-up at Miss USA 2019

When Miss New Mexico USA 2019 was asked what issue all presidential candidates should address, the McAllen native who finished first runner-up at Miss...

Photo Gallery: Best of April 2019

DELCIA LOPEZ and JOEL MARTINEZ | STAFF PHOTOGRAPHERS The following are some of the top photos from the month of April.

Weslaco pitmaster changed careers to pursue passion

Smokin’ Moon & Beer Garden pitmaster Joel Garcia said his passion for barbecue blossomed while traveling around Texas, crossing off his list of the...

Nominations for Tom Landry Award being accepted

Nominations are being accepted for the Tom Landry Award of Excellence — perhaps the most prestigious honor that will be bestowed during the 2019...

McAllen’s Raúl Castillo takes pride in first Latino superhero role

When actor and playwright Raúl Castillo first read the screenplay for “El Chicano,” the McAllen native said he was “taken aback.” He’d never seen...