As South Texas College turns 25, inaugural president Shirley Reed reflects on its humble...

Doubts of Shirley Reed’s ability to fledge the first community college in the Rio Grande Valley more than two decades ago did not discourage...

Advice: Children listen, observe and imitate

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESRaising well-behaved children is not a result of luck.The way you respond to situations may be the root of your children’s...

Brush a proud promoter of area’s natural habitat, wildlife

John Brush lifted his binoculars to his eyes to gain a better view of a Thrasher he spotted. Immediately he knew the bird was...

Advice: You are your child’s life coach

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESChildren react differently to discipline. Some get it right away; they listen and respond when you talk to them. Others are...

With honor: Cordova leads volunteer efforts to bury local veterans with full military honors

Tony Cordova and nearly a dozen honor guard members found themselves at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery on a Friday morning in...

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...

Dreams, magazines and a growing fashion business

Where do you see your business in 10 years?Manuel Tiscareño hesitated to answer the question. It took the local bridal fashion designer a few...

Advice: Life is not picture perfect

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

A younger generation of farmers

Nicole Sosebee traded her Downtown Dallas fashion industry job for a down-home lifestyle to raise her three children among farm animals and South Texas...

Advice: The best way to enjoy family during the holidays

The holidays are fun but can be stressful when you have a group of people with different personalities. The best way to get through family...