40 years of service: Longtime officer honored for his dedication

HARLINGEN — Don Duncan started working in law enforcement at the age of 17 in Harlingen, where he worked his way from the Harlingen...

40 years of service: Longtime officer honored for his dedication

HARLINGEN — Don Duncan started working in law enforcement at the age of 17 in Harlingen, where he worked his way from the Harlingen...

Lifting spirits: Teacher sings parody to live COVID-19 blues

HARLINGEN — “You say quarantine is draining and you can’t go onnnnnnnn!” A grieving “King George,” a.k.a Alfonso Gonzalez, pouts, puts his hand up and...

South Texas ISD teacher wins recognition from state

OLMITO — The best way to understand history is to become a part of it. Elizabeth Carr has spent long hours emphasizing that point to...

Getting involved: Political activist making a difference

LA FERIA — At just 22 years old, Denisce Palacios has been involved in politics enough to make a difference. Palacios is currently the Campus...

Grand finale: Principal finds creative way to finish school year

HARLINGEN — The kids couldn’t come to their graduation, so he took the graduation to the kids. Harlingen’s schoolchildren missed so much this year when...

HCISD principal named top performer in state

HARLINGEN — She’s the best of the best in the Lone Star State. Irma Davis, principal at Dishman Elementary School, is in the news again....

Photographer shoots Class of 2020 seniors for free

HARLINGEN — Clorox wipes, a face mask and a cap and gown are all seniors needed for the perfect photo. Class of 2020 seniors might...

Teacher in number one spot at local school

HARLINGEN — She’s “it.” That’s why Diana Garcia’s peer teachers at Travis Elementary have nominated her as the school’s Teacher of the Year. “ It’s an honor,”...

Vocal powerhouse continues achieving greatness

HARLINGEN — Like all of us, Gabby Rae Garza’s plans have been disrupted by the pandemic. Still, again like so many, the high-octane singer/actress from...

Road to stardom

DEcKHED: Ellie Palacios becomes Young Master recipient By ELSA CAVAZOS Staff Writer   HARLINGEN — For Ellie Palacios, 15, Broadway is the ultimate dream, and now the...

Caring for others: Harlingen resident pursues medical career

HARLINGEN — April Estrada, 20, has always had a passion for helping people. From helping her five younger siblings whenever they were sick or hurt...

Live entertainment by family

DEKHED: Juan C and The Key Limes perform on Facebook By ELSA CAVAZOS Staff Writer HARLINGEN — Live entertainment does not always require breaking...

Cruz takes helm at UTRGV police department

EDINBURG — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley welcomed its new chief of police with a badge pinning ceremony here Tuesday. Adan Cruz, the...