Pharr hosts largest COVID-19 vaccination clinic for farmworkers

PHARR — For two years, Gabriel has been working as a chef in restaurants — plural.  The 54-year-old man from Mission originally went to an...

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‘Pumps for Pups’: Community comes out to support Animal Defense

Bright and early Saturday morning Hardknox Strength & Performance Barbell Club was bustling with activity as members showed up for a morning workout at...

Edinburg holds ninth annual UFO Festival and Conference

EDINBURG — Aliens Edin and Burg stood in the middle of a large circle made by humans and their little ones Friday evening at...

Father of man who died after COVID-19 arrest files lawsuit

The father of a 22-year-old man who died after suffering a severe neck injury during a 2020 Easter weekend arrest for violating a local...

History coming down: Old Jasso’s tortilla factory to make way for new restaurant

A property that has sat vacant for decades is expected to be cleared soon to make way for a new development in the heart...
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COVID Vaccine News

UTRGV opens vaccine registration for 10,000 eligible individuals

UT Health RGV has opened its online COVID-19 Vaccine Interest Registration form to the public today, to the first 10,000 registrants who qualify under...

Hidalgo County launches homebound vaccination program

Hidalgo County announced a COVID-19 vaccine initiative for residents who are homebound and unable to visit clinics. The county will begin pre-registration for homebound residents...

Harlingen holding biggest vaccination clinic today

HARLINGEN — Across Cameron County, residents are rolling up their sleeves to get their COVID-19 shots as Texas health officials boost the state’s vaccine...

COVID News

Pharr hosts largest COVID-19 vaccination clinic for farmworkers

PHARR — For two years, Gabriel has been working as a chef in restaurants — plural.  The 54-year-old man from Mission originally went to an...

Father of man who died after COVID-19 arrest files lawsuit

The father of a 22-year-old man who died after suffering a severe neck injury during a 2020 Easter weekend arrest for violating a local...

Boswell: City marks strong growth amid pandemic

HARLINGEN — The coronavirus pandemic didn’t stop the city from drawing businesses planning to create more than 1,500 jobs amid a growing economy, Mayor...

Sports

LETTER: Trump isn’t given his due

After all the good he did for America, I have been unable in the past couple of months to find a single positive comment about...

LETTER: Cuellar praised

As the state director of the National Federation of Independent Business, I want to thank Congressman Henry Cuellar for setting politics aside and standing...

EDITORIAL: Do it right: Background screens needed for migrant facility workers

The Biden administration has stepped up the screening process for immigrants being detained at the border. However, it includes compromising the screening process for...

COMMENTARY: Dueling crises require renewed commitment to public schools

By Dr. Alicia Noyola, Dr. Carolina "Carol" G. Perez, Dr. Gonzalo Salazar, Dr. J.A. Gonzalez, Dr. Jorge L. Arredondo and Dr. Rene Gutierrez, Special...

TSTC computer networking and systems administration program blends hands-on and online learning

Computer Networking and Systems Administration at Texas State Technical College brings the digital world to life for students enrolled in the program. Instructor Emanuel Palacios...

Get a telescope and look up at the sky

As health conditions improve and the area observatories are once again open for the public there will be opportunities to view through better quality...

Texas Torchwood – Chapotillo

By Christine Jordan Amyristexana - Texas Torchwood, commonly known as Chapotillo or Wild Rue, is a native understory shrub that deserves a place in our...

The Texas Rangers, the Good and the Bad

By NORMAN ROZEFF, Special to the Star While many Texas Anglos hold the Texas Rangers in high regard, those Hispanics, who know the history of the...

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