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Hunter Park is next target for modernizing

Hunter Park is next target for modernizing

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HARLINGEN — Even the city’s smallest parks aren’t going unnoticed.

MMA to host annual parade

MMA to host annual parade

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HARLINGEN – Marine Military Academy will commemorate the 74 th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II with its annual Iwo J…

Work-force ready: San Benito EMT students gain real-life experience

Work-force ready: San Benito EMT students gain real-life experience

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SAN BENITO — To the untrained eye, it merely looks like scribbles on a piece of paper.

Mercedes reopens trash dump site for residents

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The city of Mercedes reopened a trash collection site last week for residents to dump bulky items.

Gov’t opposes Delgado’s motion to change trial venue

Gov’t opposes Delgado’s motion to change trial venue

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McALLEN — The government responded Monday to a former state district judge’s motion for reconsideration, which requests that the court rethink…

Matagorda Bay birding festival set for weekend

Matagorda Bay birding festival set for weekend

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HARLINGEN — The field trip-heavy 3rd Annual Matagorda Bay Birdfest kicks off Friday and runs through Sunday, offering South Texas birders a di…

Mexican nationals sentenced in drug conspiracy case

Mexican nationals sentenced in drug conspiracy case

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McALLEN — Last week a pair of Mexican nationals received their punishment in connection with a conspiracy to transport cocaine through a port …

Sheriff looking for Rio Hondo home burglars

Sheriff looking for Rio Hondo home burglars

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HARLINGEN – Two alleged burglars are wanted by authorities for a series of home break-ins in the Harlingen-Rio Hondo area.

Starr County commissioners approve appointment of new auditor

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Starr County has a new county auditor whose appointment was approved by the county commissioners on Monday.

Don’t fall for phishing

Don’t fall for phishing

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HARLINGEN — Ruth Hipple was pretty sure her husband Gary wouldn’t order nearly $200 in books from Amazon.

Young artist has passion for real causes

Young artist has passion for real causes

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HARLINGEN — She presses a white cloth to her face, black hair hanging in sad tresses to her shoulders.

Ex-police officer now chief of detention center

Ex-police officer now chief of detention center

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RAYMONDVILLE — A former Harlingen police officer is overseeing the new detention center.

1,000 pounds of methamphetamine seized at Pharr port of entry

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Multiple agencies assisted Wednesday in the seizure of 1,000 pounds of methamphetamine at the Pharr port of entry.

Mission retreats from lawsuit against firefighter

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Unbeknownst to the city of Mission, the Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool filed a lawsuit on its behalf against a city firefi…

U.S. reps talk about border issues

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U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, and Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, held a press conference Monday afternoon to discuss potential borde…

Two charged with cocaine distribution

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A McAllen man and a Brownsville man are facing federal drug charges after investigators found nearly 74 pounds of cocaine in a residence.

SPI Walk for Women to host SPICE Chili Cook-off

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SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Rain or shine, it’s going to be chili on the Island this weekend.

Animal center improves live release rate

Animal center improves live release rate

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EDINBURG — Almost a year after staff and board members of Palm Valley Animal Center received criticism and threats regarding the conditions of…

Holocaust scholar instrumental in famed denier trial speaks at UTRGV

Holocaust scholar instrumental in famed denier trial speaks at UTRGV

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EDINBURG — A renowned Holocaust scholar, Christopher Browning was on-hand Thursday at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley campus as part…

Agency leader warns Census 2020 efforts a long haul

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WESLACO — Regional officials are cautioning Valley residents not to become complacent about early preparations for Census 2020, but rather be …

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The Carriage House Day Spa

The Carriage House Day Spa

tel. 956-544-4111

319 E. Elizabeth Street , Brownsville, TX 78520

Take a step back in time when you visit The Carriage House Day Spa where we're committed to providing service to all our clients with the utmost care for your health at all times. We are dedicated to using the best quality sanitation and disinfection available because your well being is important to us. This is all provided for you in our historic destination location. We'll make that next step you take a very pleasant and safe one. Whether our clients are our regulars or if they are coming in for the first time, we hope to build a lasting relationship with everyone that comes in to The Carriage House Day Spa. A day of beauty at the Carriage House Day Spa is a joy forever.

Furniture Place

Furniture Place

tel. 956-621-1420

1425 FM 802 Ste H, Brownsville, TX 78526

Furniture Store

Reynaldo Pena & Associates

Reynaldo Pena & Associates

tel. 956-574-0480

107 E. Price Rd. Ste. B, Brownsville, TX 78521

With as many changes that are constantly being, you need a good professional company when filing your income tax documents, and if you have a business maintaining your Bookkeeping and sales tax reports are very important. This is where REYNALDO PENA & ASSOCIATES can assist you.Income tax preparation service is only one of the services that REYNALDO PENA & ASSOCIATES provides. With the ability to also do cost report preparation and sales tax reports and payroll, they also offer secretarial services, notary, faxes, copies, and even shredding of those important documents you no longer need.Remember, it's REYNALDO PENA & ASSOCIATES, one stop is all you need to do not only for your income tax preparation, but for anything you or your business may require.

Zap Credit Solutions

Zap Credit Solutions

tel. 956-551-4492

1273 E Alton Gloor Blvd. Ste E, Brownsville , TX 78526

Zap Credit Solutions   With 30 years of experience helping people repair their bad credit, Zap Credit Solutions has theknowledge, staff, and tools to help you on your path to financial well-being. We know the laws, the roadblocks, and the process, and we put our experience to work for our clients. Zap Credit Solutions works with all three credit-reporting bureaus and with your creditors to challengeany erroneous and negative report items that can adversely affect your credit score. We'll ensure yourcredit history is up-to-date, accurate, and reflects you honestly. Erroneous information on credit reports is more common than you might think. Most people don’tcheck their credit reports all the time. Zap Credit Solutions is a family business and our staff brings a lot of different experiences to the table.We have people with mortgage industry experience, people who have banking experience, and creditexperience. We work quickly and we get our clients results, usually within 30 to 45 days. Come see us today for a free consultation. We’re located at 1273 E. Alton Gloor Blvd., Ste. E., or call usat: 956-551-4492.

Yolis Seamstress & More

Yolis Seamstress & More

tel. 956-589-0099

1400 Palm Blvd, Ste. 1A, Brownsville, TX 78520

Seamstress

Marin Family Medicine

Marin Family Medicine

tel. 956-621-0533

864 Central Blvd Ste 240, Brownsville, TX 78520

Rigoberto Marin M.D. is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine who has been practicing in the Rio Grande Valley since 2011. Dr. Marin received his undergraduate degree (B.S) in Biological Sciences from the University of California Davis, California in 2001, and his Doctorate (M.D.) from the University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health in 2006. Dr. Marin completed his residency in Family Medicine in Lawton, Oklahoma and then moved to the valley to begin practicing medicine. After completing his residency, Dr. Marin has worked as Emergency Department Physician and also routinely follows his patient wile they are in the hospital. Dr. Marin has started his own practice, Marin Family Medicine in 2013 in Brownsville, Texas to serve his patients with the style they’ve known to love, efficient, caring, and attentive. Dr. Marin wants to help you and your family manage all aspects of your health, from the first days of life through the elder years. “Family Practice is a medical specialty devoted to the comprehensive health care for people of all ages. It is a division of primary care that provides continuing and a full circle of care for the individual and family across all ages, sexes, diseases and parts of the body. We focus on you as an individual as well as a member of your family and community, emphasizing disease prevention and health promotion.

BOBZ WORLD

BOBZ WORLD

tel. 956-233-2353

36451 State Highway 100, Los Fresnos, TX 78566

Unlimited Laser Tag, Fun for the whole Family. Military Discounts and Party Packages available.

Lezama Fence Supply

Lezama Fence Supply

tel. 956-544-0024

3460 Southmost Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520

Fencing materials and accessories, wood and chain link fences, carports, sand and gravel, everything you need for your fences and more.

The Grasshopper Tobacco House & Smoke/Novelty Shop

The Grasshopper Tobacco House & Smoke/Novelty Shop

tel. 956-465-1532

2045 East Price Rd. Suite: 3L, Brownsville, TX 78521

Looking for a new place to buy your smoke paraphernalia where you can also find other high quality items and novelties?  Then look no further and just stop at THE GRASSHOPPER TOBACCO HOUSE & SMOKE/NOVELTY SHOP where you'll receive friendly, courteous customer service.Serving the lower Rio Grande Valley and centrally located right on Price Road, THE GRASSHOPPER TOBACCO HOUSE & SMOKE/NOVELTY SHOP supplies its customers with a wide variety of smoking accessories, tobacco, adult novelties, bachelorette products, hookas, and much, much more.It may appear to be a small shop, but once you walk in, you'll be amazed at everything THE GRASSHOPPER TOBACCO HOUSE & SMOKE/NOVELTY SHOP has to offer. One stop, that's all it'll take for you to decide where you'll be purchasing your smoking items.

New Resolutions Counseling

New Resolutions Counseling

tel. 956-621-0442

142 Paredes Line Rd. Suite E , Brownsville, TX 78521

New resolutions     At New Resolutions Counseling Center we are here to help those within our community overcome their substance abuse issues and offer life skill courses to enhance their quality of life. It is our mission to improve our community and those within by offering our services to these individuals in need without the feeling of guilt.   Our staff is composed of certified professionals ready to help you.   We understand that sometimes help can't wait. That's why we offer payment arrangements to help you get well faster.   We are willing to work with our client's schedules, and provide after hour sessions when asked in advance.   We strictly enforce our confidentiality policy and nothing will ever be released without the knowledge or written consent of the client.   We are dedicated to help you overcome obstacles in your life through our one on one personal setting where you will always have consistent and flexible counseling with the same therapist.   Combined family counseling available too.  

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