Advice: Make the most of what you’ve got

BY MARIA LUIS SALCINESWe have all heard the saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” But what happens when your lemons are rotten?There...

ADVICE: A mother’s legacy

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESMothers don’t realize when they’re raising their children the impact they have on their lives.My mother died eight years ago. The...

The ‘Cowboy Priest’: Father Roy Snipes welcomes his congregation in Mission with down-home approach

For nearly 50 years Father Roy Snipes has taken an unconventional approach to delivering God’s message, embodying the outlaw nature of the missionary group...

Respect your kids, don’t over share on social media

BY MARIA LUISA SALACINESMost adults would agree that it isn’t cool to share pictures on social media that depict you in an unflattering moment.When...

Local wedding dress designer Manuel Tiscareño showing his first ready-to-wear collection at New York...

When he was studying art history in school, bridal-wear designer Manuel Tiscareño, 29, never thought he would be creating gowns for brides. He actually...

Sculpting away

Sculptor Douglas Clark’s fingers work a malleable material as he sits in his Edinburg home studio.“I’m reclaiming clay,” he said, attempting to salvage the...

Advice: Life is not picture perfect

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

Advice: A respectful household begins with the parents

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESAre your children yelling at you or at each other? If they are, you might want to examine the way you...

99-year-old McAllen woman commits life to painting

McALLEN — Surrounded by her artwork, 99-year-old Catalina Martinez was painting her latest piece of a bird perched on a tree last week at...

Advice: In gun debate, we are missing the real issues

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESI understand our youth’s protesting for demand of safer schools in our communities. School is, after all, supposed to be a...