With a roar that shook structures and rattled windows dozens of miles away, Starship-Super Heavy booster lifted off from SpaceX's Boca Chica launch site at shortly after 7 a.m. Saturday and successfully achieved separation of the two stages before both vehicles were destroyed by onboard automatic flight-termination systems.
Emma Montes-Ewing grew up in Peru where access to medical care was strictly controlled under a socialized healthcare system. Fast forward several decades, and now she finds herself in America at the head of a local hospital that she wants to help grow and expand its healthcare access to the masses.
HARLINGEN — It's a slower time and a quieter time in the life of the world and in the life of Harlingen when a young Porter Pile heads off to school.
With a warm smile and kind eyes, Eddie Flores charmed his way into Rio Grande Valley hearts and homes as one of the area's leading news anchors, bringing stories from around the world into local living rooms with grace and friendliness. He was remembered just as fondly this week by those who called him their friend and mentor, all who returned the favor by bringing his story to the world.
At the UIL 5A State Marching Band competition with about half the size of other bands, the Roma High School marching band went above and beyond by becoming the first Valley 5A band in history to advance to the state finals, according to band director Dena Laurel.
One moment changed Andrea Rodriguez's life forever.
Newly appointed McAllen ISD superintendent Rene Gutierrez starts his new position on Nov. 27 with a contract worth close to $400,000.