Breast reconstructive surgery helps cancer survivor to heal

  Maria Izaguirre couldn’t look at herself in the mirror for two years. It was too hard. “I was in shock to not be able to...

MOSTHistory launches digital altar exhibit

In past years, this was the month when the museum’s gallery would be glowing with the flickering of small artificial candles complimenting altars placed...

Hallow-streaming: With restrictions instated specific to holiday, alternative activities planned

Streets won’t be filled with young superheroes and princesses scavenging for candy this year, but the community’s Halloween spirit and the traditions of Día...

Auction of mini homes to benefit Habitat for Humanity

BY STEPHANIE CHAPA At a time when the community is spending a lot more time at home — people are working from their home offices,...

Local horror author sets book in Weslaco

Richard Charles wanted to give something back to his hometown Weslaco, and he knows of no better gift than a good, chilling revenge story. Charles...

Wrestler to the rescue: Pharr native saves co-worker’s life at Iowa big box store

Pharr native Diego Aguilera has always had a passion for wrestling, but he never thought he would use his skills to save a life. Aguilera,...

The Grande Narrative: Young adults work toward goal of diversified curriculum

Shaena Reyes never learned about Juneteenth as a student at McAllen’s Nikki Rowe High School. Reyes, who graduated in 2018, only learned this summer about...

Horror film casting in the RGV: Blood Moon Films to produce slasher ‘Forest of...

BY SOL GARCIA A new Rio Grande Valley horror production company is asking locals to join them in striking fear and reaping screams from movie...

Help for the healers: The Wellness Project providing free support for local medical workers

Healthcare professionals have dedicated themselves to caring for the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, and now a group of instructors at the University of...

Weslaco East FFA chapter addresses hunger, nutrition

The Weslaco East FFA Chapter is one of the 270 chapters that received an FFA COVID-19 Chapter Assistance Grant with more than 700 chapters...