Moyer: Strong pieces not enough to save UVAL exhibit from lack of direction

Our art critic writes that the annual Upper Valley Art League's annual members exhibit featured strong works, but critical selection of what should of shouldn't have been shown would have improved the show.

Advice: Life is not picture perfect

Advice: Celebrate the blessings you have and appreciate every imperfect moment of your life.

Historic native trees still worth planting

Any of these trees will benefit your yard and attract birds and butterflies — for your enjoyment as well as for the health of a native habitat.

Garden View: Poinsettia selection and care

Garden View: You may have already picked up a view of these beauties for the holiday season.

Holiday events aplenty for Hidalgo County communities

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas in the Rio Grande Valley.

UTRGV notes growth in its number of dual enrollment high school students

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Dual Enrollment Program is reporting a bump in the number of students earning college credit. Statistics show that...

Collection depicts realities at odds with each other, but hope shines through

The era of fake news has caught up with artist, Veronica Jaeger. Her work being shown at Galeria 409 in Brownsville crashes head on...

Visitors greeted to artist’s family, friend and colleagues in STC exhibit

Eduardo E. Aguilar Sr. knows how to capture a likeness. On display at the VAM Gallery at South Texas College, “Characters & Creatures” demonstrates...

Advice: Start showing your gratitude

My family faced many hardships when we first arrived to the Unites States from Cuba. In those first few years, we had a conscious...

Vines add vertical interest while attracting birds and butterflies

BY ANITA WESTERVELTSeveral years ago, I dedicated a partially dead mesquite tree as a natural trellis for a native climbing milk-weed (Funastrum cynanchoides).The vine...

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