Hurricane Harvey reminds us of what’s important

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESMillions of people have been affected by Hurricane Harvey — no matter their nationality or race.For the past few months, we...

Coach’s Corner: Don’t let vacation hamper your training

BY GERMAN MEDRAZOSo what happens when you have to go out of town, for business, weddings, stuffing your face full of turkey or a...

Two-day ag conference coming to McAllen

BY BARBARA STORZThe Texas Hispanic Farmer and Rancher Conference will be held Sept. 14 and 15 at Casa de Palmas Renaissance Hotel, 101 N....

SOUND ‘ROUND: Silly kids, sex is for grandparents, too

BY JON R. LaFOLLETTEBLONDIE — POLLINATOR (NOBLE ID)If 27-year-old Taylor and 32-year-old Katy can proclaim sexual maturity as personal liberation, why can’t 72-year-old Debbie...

‘Field Mice: Memoirs of a Migrant Child’ author receives accolades

Emma González spent her childhood as a member of a migrant family, and from that came the story “Field Mice: Memoirs of a Migrant...

September cultural, Tejano and conjunto events

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZHere is a round-up of some of the most anticipated Tejano, conjunto and cultural events in September.>> Two of the biggest stars...

ADVICE: It’s not easy being a parent

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESSometimes while raising your children you might wonder if other families go through some of the issues you have.You might feel...

Nutritionist stresses importance of eating healthy while training for marathon

BY AMANDA A. TAYLORImagine you’re running in your first marathon: You can see the end in sight, people are cheering you on, but suddenly,...

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...

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Wind River’ a story of isolation, exclusion and disconnection

BY BROOKE CORSOOn a stark, freezing night, a young woman tears barefoot across a snowy plain, the mountains and moon at her side. She...