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Sullivan City holding amnesty program for tickets, warrants

SULLIVAN CITY – If you have an outstanding ticket or warrant, now is the time to pay up as Sullivan City municipal court announced...

Year’s best girls teams up for All-Valley Sports Awards

The Valley’s two best girls soccer teams are set to clash once again for Class 6A Girls Team of the Year, while Brownsville Veterans...

Edinburg school district awards Honorary Certificate to Dolia Gonzalez

McALLEN — Among the several hundred graduates receiving diplomas Saturday at the Edinburg High School graduation ceremony was one special honoree who never had...

The many forms of baby birds

BY JON BRUSHWhen we think of baby birds, a variety of images may come to mind. Probably the most common image is of two...

UTRGV president addresses budget cuts with faculty, staff

EDINBURG — University of Texas Rio Grande Valley President Guy Bailey sent an internal memo to faculty and staff Friday addressing new challenges brought...

Taking part in the Valley tradition of bird watching

MISSION — For my first outdoor adventure, I went bird watching at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park.I am taking part in the RGV Family...

IDEA Public Schools to offer new hybrid program for nontraditional students

McALLEN — A new method of college completion will be offered to IDEA Public Schools graduates starting this fall in an effort to help...

GARDEN VIEW: Drink up from flor de jamaica

BY BARBARA STORZHibiscus sabdariffa, also known as Roselle or Flor de Jamaica, is a many-branched shrub that grows well in South Texas. Although native...

RGV speller takes in Washington, reaches fourth round

Melanie Mascorro of HarmonyScienceAcademy in Brownsville is touring the White House and the U.S. Capitol today after doing her school and her city proud...