Steps you can take if suffering from Postpartum Depression

BY LESLEY FRENCH and SONJA GAINESFor many, having a baby is a happy and life-changing occasion. But about 10 to 15 percent of women...

Regional Ramblings: Classic gems, familiar faces to enjoy during this month

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZThese are five recommended regional gems to check out. Some of these gems include some rare songs, along with some familiar faces...

Brownsville Film Society seeks to lure production

The easier it is to make movies in and around Brownsville, the more movies will be made in and around Brownsville. That’s the thinking behind...

Classic rock band Foreigner brings tour to McAllen

Classic rock band Foreigner are no strangers to the Rio Grande Valley, scheduled to play here for the second time in just as many...

UTRGV’s Alegría 2018 kicks off tonight

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Ballet Folklórico artistic director Miguel Angel Peña Caballero grips his digital tablet barking bilingual notes and stomping steps...

Garden View: Planning your spring garden

ASHLEY GREGORY | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR The start of a new year usually inspires people to start fresh or try new things. If you are...

Chisholm Trail Festival in Donna enjoying attendance boom

What started six years ago as a small concert to celebrate Tejano and country musicians, as well as to recognize a South Texas historical...

Advice: Spend more quality time at home

A perfect week for me is spending three to four days without having to leave the house, where I am at my happiest. As a...

Ox beetles work to recycle decayed plant remnants

BY ANITA WESTERVELT TEXAS MASTER NATURALIST There’s one super big bug that always gives me pause. I erroneously labeled it as a rhinoceros beetle and was...

Jumpstart your summer reading

BY MARGIE LONGORIA