Valley Morning Star

Harlingen man sentenced for making terrorist threats

A Harlingen man was sentenced to eight years in state prison for possessing chemicals to make a bomb. Joel Haden Schrimsher, 19, was arrested in...

Lyford picks up key district win over Monte Alto

LYFORD — The Lyford Bulldogs have been playing their home basketball games without fans at Veterans Gym, but that didn’t mean there was any...

Upheaval at the Capitol for Valley senators

McALLEN — There was a big shakeup in Rio Grande Valley politics at the state Capitol last week. Every two years, the Texas lieutenant governor...

Search for new manager; Pandemic restrictions impacting Harlingen convention bookings

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen Convention Center is searching for its third general manager since opening less than two years ago. Late last month, Arturo Menendez...

CBP to construct facilities for processing immigrants in Donna

As nonprofits in the region prepare for an influx of immigrants under the Biden Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection received authorization Tuesday from...

All-STAR Football: Cardinals’ Quilantan displays athleticism in adding football

HARLINGEN — Harlingen High athlete Eric Quilantan has been a standout in several sports throughout his Cardinals career, and he added football to the...

Weslaco stadium to host Hidalgo County’s first drive-thru vaccine clinic

The first drive-thru community vaccination clinic in Hidalgo County is coming to Weslaco this week as the region’s death toll and case tally grew...

New indoor multipurpose facility is near completion

The vision of San Benito CISD is to be the gold standard in all areas of public education.This vision holds true in academics, athletics,...

Harlingen proposes its first food truck park; commissioners to hold public hearing

HARLINGEN — Across much of the country, food trucks have been dishing out their popular street-side specialties at so-called food truck parks for years. Now,...

Hawk works on Eagle Scout project to help teachers

Christopher Ringheanu, a senior at Harlingen High School South, spent an entire weekend painting, refurbishing, and reorganizing the teacher lounge at his campus. This renovation was a...