Viewers offered obscure story through brief watercolor and ink exhibition

BY NANCY MOYERThe modest exhibition currently on display at the STC Tech campus puts the viewer in the role of an amateur archeologist. The...

#healthyrgv: Our health isn’t just about ourselves

I received an email weeks ago from a woman expressing frustration about her partner not sharing the same value about healthy behaviors: “It’s hard...

Popular Running Spots throughout the Valley

BY AMANDA A. TAYLORNo matter the skill level, there are many areas scattered throughout the Valley suitable for all ages and expertise when it...

Education Spotlight: PSJA ISD wins USA Water Polo RGV championship

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORPHARR — A Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD water polo team has been named the USA Water Polo RGV Champs after taking...

GARDEN VIEW: Advice to get your garden through the summer

BY BARBARA STORZWith temperatures reaching 100 degrees and beyond, our gardens need a bit of help to get through the summer.>> Make sure you...

‘Les Misérables’: Lead actor embraces the struggle of Jean Valjean

BY HENRY MILLERThere’s a little bit of Jean Valjean in everyone.That’s one of the takeaways Nick Cartell has garnered through the first 11 months...

Education Spotlight: ‘Music Educator of the Year’ awarded to La Joya fine arts administrator

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORLa Joya ISD’s head fine arts administrator, Jose Ruben Adame, was named the 2018 Texas Outstanding Music Educator of the...

Garden view: Inspiration for your green space

BY BARBARA STORZTexas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is sponsoring two programs with Steven Chamblee, garden writer and horticulturist at Chandor Gardens in Weatherford, Texas....

LISTEN: Raymond Orta wants his face on the La Joya water tower

La Joya native and comedian Raymond Orta stood at the end of a pier casting his fishing rod into the edge of small lake....

New outdoor program by Quinta Mazatlan suited for all fitness levels

For those craving a mind/body balance, Quinta Mazatlan hears you. Beginning February and until May, from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, the urban sanctuary...