Advice: We can learn a lot from our kids

During the summer, my grandsons sleepover once a week. As I was watching them last week I was reminded of how adults lose the...

Advice: Loving your loved ones

It’s not uncommon for us to be impatient and angriest with those closest to us. Being able to let loose and be yourself at home...

RGV preps to party with JLo

As anticipation builds for superstar Jennifer Lopez’s 25-city “It’s My Party” concert, set for Saturday at Bert Ogden Arena, locals who have snagged tickets...

Air ambulance takes flight again in Hidalgo County

EDINBURG — A rotor ambulance navigated by GPS and boasting a speed of about 140 miles per hour will again provide air supported emergency...

Jenni Rivera biopic in the works with her family’s support

LOS ANGELES — The late Mexican-American singer and activist Jenni Rivera always dreamed of a biopic about her turbulent and inspirational life. Now, seven...

Pasión choir uses music to uplift, connect

McALLEN — Holding onto songbooks and dressed in all-black attire, the Pasión choir group of 23 local singers stood at the altar of the...

‘Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming in 2020

NEW YORK — A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64...

Plant for pollinators: Landscaping can help provide nesting sites

National Pollinator Week was designated in 2007 by the U.S. Senate in Resolution 580 to recognize the critical role that pollinators play in the...

Colorful and unique creatures share warm Gulf waters off South Padre Island’s shore

Moray eels are a unique fish found worldwide in tropical and temperate seas. They are often brightly colored, have a big mouth, tapering body...

Surface Treatment: Culinary, ceramic techniques combine to create impressions of beautiful pastries

“Deceptively Delicious” is a three-dimensional trompe l’oeil. It is a feat of technical virtuosity mobilized into an illusion of excess. At the STC Mid-Valley...