Seven questions with Keith Davis

Keith Davis, 51, is a former NFL player for the New York Giants and was a collegiate athlete for the University of Southern California...

GARDEN VIEW: Drought — An ongoing challenge for our gardens

BY BARBARA STORZTropical conditions have not been favorable for delivering measurable amounts of rain to South Texas gardens this summer.The lack of moisture presents...

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....

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...

Edinburg runner doesn’t let age get in the way of her goals

Donna Pazdera, 56, has been running for the past seven years. She was introduced to the sport by a friend in her late 40s...

GARDEN VIEW: Hibiscus – southern charm and tropical delight

BY BARBARA STORZAnyone who grew up in the south is likely to remember Althea, also called Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus). It is a...

GARDEN VIEW: Advice to get your garden through the summer

BY BARBARA STORZWith temperatures reaching 100 degrees and beyond, our gardens need a bit of help to get through the summer.>> Make sure you...

McAllen Nature Center, Yoga a perfect pairing

The Adventures of Team Peter Parker — Yoga under the oaksI opened my eyes while I lay under an oak tree to see the...