Slice of Life

On the frontline: Local pharmacist offers vital services

HARLINGEN — He’s been on the front lines of COVID-19 since it struck last year. And Michael Muniz is still at it. “We go into people’s...

Centennial Celebration: Local veteran celebrates 100th birthday

HARLINGEN — Jim Larsen never imaged to live to be 100 years old, but he shared some wise advice. “What to do to live that...

A literary adventure: Port Isabel resident opens bookstore, coffee bar

PORT ISABEL — As someone with a background in education and a love of learning, Gayle Curry felt inspired to follow her dream of...

UTRGV Unsung Hero

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By AMANDA A. TAYLOR, Special to MyRGV.com Tim Sears values any opportunity to contribute to the UTRGV community. A UTeach Master Teacher at the Edinburg campus,...

Caring for kids: Verna Garza named HCISD Nurse of the Year

HARLINGEN — Finishing high school was hard for Verna Garza. But that didn’t stop her from becoming Nurse of the Year for the Harlingen school...

A deeper conversation: Harlingen native publishes book about Valley

HARLINGEN — Prior to beginning her undergraduate studies, Dr. Jill Fleuriet says she didn’t know anthropology even existed. However, it didn’t take very long for...

‘Exploring Harlingen’: Lisa Campos keeps blog alive for over 8 years

HARLINGEN — Lisa Campos has an innate love for Harlingen, where she was born and raised. Though she moved and lived for 20 years...

Cakes for pups: Harlingen vet student bakes goods for dogs

HARLINGEN — Samantha Mendoza, 25, has always loved animals. Mendoza was going to school to become a veterinarian but moved back home during the...

Doctor delivering generations of babies

HARLINGEN – “She’s having my baby! What a beautiful way to show me that you love me …” That iconic song by Paul Anka seems...

Recent St. Mary’s University graduate credits tennis for molding her

HARLINGEN – It was the tennis. Grace Bell gives a shout-out to the sport that has molded her focus and discipline and empowered her sense...
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