Fresh Vegetables: Add color for your health

BY BARBARA STORZAdding fresh vegetables to our diet is important in preventing diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Research shows the more...

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...

PSJA ISD alumni nominated for Best New Female Artists at upcoming Tejano Music Awards

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORPHARR — Two Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD alumni and Tejano singers, Magali Delarosa and Sarah Monique, have been nominated for the...

GARDEN VIEW: National Farmers Market Week a reminder to shop local

BY BARBARA STORZAug. 6-12 has been proclaimed by U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue as National Farmers Market Week. This is the 18th...

VIDEO: The Powell Brothers to headline University Drafthouse BeerFest

The Powell Brothers, Houston-based country band fronted by Taylor and Blake Powell, were on the road performing in West Texas when Hurricane Harvey hit...

Academic artists from around Texas participated in annual size-themed exhibition at STC

BY NANCY MOYERThe Art Department at South Texas College hosted an interesting art exhibition in October. Unfortunately, it was part of the Texas Association...

Four regional music videos to look for on YouTube

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZHere is a look at four regional music gems you can find on YouTube.>>“Mis Pasos Andaran” by Los Fantasmas del Valle: With...

2017 PalmFest to feature Costumbre, Sister Hazel

A classic car show, rodeo marketplace, ecology education and much more will be on display at McAllen’s international folklife celebration this weekend.The 12th annual...

UTRGV MFA candidate visualizes the spiritual energy around us

BY NANCY MOYERMaster of Fine Arts programs are opportunities for art students to build on their undergraduate learnings, explore and experiment with materials and...

Advice: Give your kids an early start to appreciating literature

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESMy grandsons are at an age when they prefer doing just about anything other than read.From experience, I have come to...

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