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Brownsville’s La Mancha Urban Farm receives upgrade

Brownsville’s La Mancha Urban Farm got a welcome upgrade Tuesday morning when workers from Love Tito’s Block to Block program helped install a gravel pathway, clear garden beds, lay mulch, and set up a garden shade structure, greenhouse cover and prep station tables.

Brownsville Tejano artist wins 2023 Songwriter of the Year award

Brownsville Tejano artist Lorenzo "Lorenzini" Lopez added another accolade to his rising career when he won Best Songwriter of the Year at the 5th All Star Music Awards over the Memorial Day weekend in San Antonio.

Hungry for fun, Valley runners gather in Edinburg for Tacos and Toros 5K

Hundreds of runners gather in Edinburg for the inaugural Tacos & Toros 5K Run and Walk.

Photo Gallery: Runners participate in Edinburg’s Tacos and Toros 5K

The city of Edinburg hosted its inaugural Tacos and Toros 5K Run and Walk at H-E-B Park early Saturday morning. At around 6:30 a.m. that morning, runners from across the Rio Grande Valley stretched and jogged in place here at the park, which is located at 1616 S. Raul Longoria Road #9169 in Edinburg, as they prepared for the race.

Valley Regional Spelling Bee champion shares experience at national competition

Rio Grande Valley and AIM Media Texas speller Robbie Ortiz is back from the 95th Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland, with a few mementos but having fallen short of the top prize.

Photo Gallery: Drag Me To Brunch entertains crowd while raising money for Comfort House

Smiles were everywhere during a fundraiser that aimed to help Comfort House in McAllen on Sunday, June 4, after the organization faced a fire that led them to asking the community for aid.

Youth volunteers build wooden ramps for those in need

HARLINGEN — Kenistyn Cordero of Lehi, Utah, had just fastened two boards with a power drill.

Photo Gallery: Youth volunteers build wooden ramps for those in need

HARLINGEN — Twelve young people had come from throughout the United States to build ramps for people in need.

Edinburg to host Filipino Festival at municipal auditorium Saturday

The city of Edinburg is hosting its annual Filipino Festival on Saturday where community members can enjoy the heritage of the Philippines, such as dance performances and a fashion show featuring traditional attire.

Harlingen Rotary Club to use Centennial Gala to raise funds for soccer complex improvements

HARLINGEN — The young soccer player positions himself for just a moment then runs in a swift curve toward the ball.