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Child Nutrition Program comes through for San Benito community

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The winter storm that hit Texas last month proved to be a difficult time for many in our community. It was also an added...

TSTC Electrical Lineworker Technology students gain experience during winter weather

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At least 50 students in Texas State Technical College’s Electrical Lineworker Technology program signed up to work as wire-down guards and drivers for damage...

Weslaco ISD assessing flood damage caused by freeze

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WESLACO — The school district here is assessing damage to a building that was thoroughly flooded after a copper pipe broke during the February...

UTRGV receives grant to help students build companies

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By LETTY FERNANDEZ, Special to the Star UTRGV is one of several campuses in the University of Texas System to receive a substantial gift from the...

AG sues Texas utility over customers’ sky-high energy bills

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' attorney general said Monday he's suing electricity provider Griddy for passing along massive bills to its customers during last...

Digital Media Design at TSTC prepares students with hands-on learning

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Computers have changed the way we look at different forms of media. Because the internet never sleeps, neither do the opportunities to learn about...

McAllen schools eye air purification purchase to fight COVID

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The McAllen Independent School District is moving toward spending at least half a million dollars on air purification systems intended to eliminate COVID-19 and...

Salinas lays out challenges facing ECISD, possible solutions

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EDINBURG — Mario Salinas officially took the helm at Edinburg CISD last week, in the middle of a record-smashing winter storm that crippled the...

Schools see failing grades rise during the pandemic

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Rio Grande Valley schools are beginning to gauge the impact of almost a year’s worth of learning under COVID-19 protocols in the form of...

2 races on tap for McAllen school board election

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McALLEN — Voters in the McAllen school board election will see two contested races on the ballot. The final candidate to register, Lucia Regalado, will...