Vela announces funds to improve Llano Grande Lake

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, announced that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded the Texas Water Resources and the Arroyo Colorado Watershed Partnership...

Repertory theater hosts virtual play for pride month

As Pride Month comes to an end, the Brownsville Repertory Theater did not want to miss the opportunity to celebrate the inclusiveness the community...

ROCA receives COVID-19 funding from Lewis Prize for Music

The Revival of Cultural Arts in Brownsville was selected from more than 600 organizations nationwide to receive $25,000 in funding from The Lewis Prize...

History detective: Palo Alto chief recognized by NPS

Rolando Garza’s passion, innovation and hard work, in a job he can’t believe he’s lucky enough to have, continue to earn him accolades from...

Planting a seed: Group promotes healthy food, lifestyles

Brownsville Wellness Coalition’s Plant Your Seed fundraiser kicked off on Thursday morning at the organization’s location at 6th and Ringgold Street. Staff picked fresh...

Back to the Animals: Zoo reopens to general public on Monday

The Gladys Porter Zoo began rolling out a members-only soft reopening on Thursday and will open to the general public starting Monday. Reservations through an...

Cameron County to host tire disposal event

The Cameron County Judge’s Office announced the county will be hosting a “Road to Recycling- Tire Disposal” event that will take place throughout the...

‘True grit’: Michael J. Limas wants your money

Michael J. Limas learned early on that when you show yourself willing to roll up your sleeves and go to work for the community,...

‘United Against Hunger’ distribution event at Southmost Library cancelled for this week

United Way of Southern Cameron County announced they will be cancelling this week's food distribution event that was scheduled to take place at the...

STISD approaches COVID-19 with time-proven system

Life in the time of corona requires a flexibility of thought and action unparalleled by common occurrences. South Texas Independent School District has embraced...

Challenge Answered: Teen’s grant provides groceries for those in need

A Brownsville teen’s grant provided groceries, fresh produce, and supplies to over 1,000 residents in need at a food distribution event in the Southmost...

Money available to help conserve Monarch butterflies

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will offering funding for conservation efforts that help farmers and ranchers in Texas provide food and habitat for...

YouTube star donates $5,000 to Loaves and Fishes

HARLINGEN — Live streaming a video game might not seem like the typical fundraiser but it can work wonders. On Thursday, a Harlingen native donated...

Census Outreach: United Way, HACB provide snack packs, promote Census participation

Bright and early Thursday morning volunteers with the United Way of Southern Cameron County and Housing Authority of the City of Brownsville began delivering...

Free hamburger plate giveaway slated for Sunday at Food Bank RGV

Six McAllen restaurants, two Valley banks and the Food Bank of the RGV are teaming up to help feed families that have been negatively...

Crossroads talks emphasize RGV issues

The Crossroads festival kicked off this week in Brownsville with several talks about important community topics, such as border issues, federal immigration policies, voter...