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Childcare program coordinator has teaching in her veins

Coming from a family of teachers, Texas Southmost College educator Crystal Prado said she is ready to take her teaching to a new level...

Leadership Prep: Resident hopeful for women’s future in Brownsville

During a sunny day, Bea Lopez welcomed us to her colorful office inside the HEB on Central Boulevard, a company that she has been...

Healthier options: Lifelong traveler makes Brownsville home, aims to help create change

Lisa Mitchell-Bennett was born in Mexico City but has lived all over the world including Peru, Costa Rica, California and Chiapas. In 1991, where...

Motivation: TSC gives Criminal Justice student path to success, service

With only a few months left as a Texas Southmost College Scorpion, Juan Hernandez is using the time he has to continue growing, learning,...

SPI CVB welcomes new member to the team

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Throughout Texas and Mexico,Teresa Rodriguez’s career, has been showcasing her marketing and communication skills throughout Texas. Her work focuses on the...

Convinced, Committed: Physical therapist retiring after 30 years at Moody Clinic

When Laura Terheggen first became a physical therapist at what was then Brownsville Medical Center, Dr. Ray Simmons encouraged her to look into the...

That’s a wrap: Tamale maker wows with Huasteca-style fare

The first time Miguel Herrera sold his Huasteca-style tamales at the Brownsville Farmers’ Market he brought along 90 of them and sold out within...

Vegan prepped: Chef, yoga instructor introduces new habits

HARLINGEN — Originally from Russia, Pyarvin Abbasova, 34, brought to Harlingen her culinary knowledge, as well as her yoga expertise. Abbasova lived in New York...

Nursing instructor remembers her time in the U.S. Air Force

Molly Showalter was in love with the boy next door and it was his love for his country and willingness to serve that also...

Community Advocate: Local resident finds motivation in helping others

Described by her friends as "Brownsville's cheerleader" Wendy De Leon is sure the city will continue to grow during the upcoming years. Surrounded by paintings...