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San Benito march to honor victims of ‘Matanza’ on Sunday

SAN BENITO — For four years, Ricardo Madrigal has been leading a growing group of marchers to a remote state historical marker honoring countless victims killed in this area during one of Texas’ darkest periods.

Hanna students celebrate Day of the Dead with reverence

The Spanish Club at Hanna Early College High School has put up an altar in the school lobby again this year that pays tribute to teachers who have recently died, part of a growing Day of the Dead tradition at Hanna.

Photo Gallery: PSJA Memorial’s Día de los Muertos exhibit

ALAMO — Students and staff at PSJA Memorial Early College High School put together a Día de Los Muertos altar and unveiled the exhibit Wednesday to the community, special visitors and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's Mexican American Studies Department.

Mercedes priest’s giant ofrenda honors the dearly departed

MERCEDES — Father Rene Angel has been the pastor at Sacred Heart Catholic Church for just over seven months, and he has hit the ground running with the changes that have been made since his arrival.

Photo Gallery: Mercedes priest’s giant ofrenda honors the dearly departed

MERCEDES — Sacred Heart Catholic Church's ofrenda is 20-feet tall and filled with photos, over 5,000 different colored paper ​​cempasúchil flowers, candles and mementos.

Edinburg to dedicate Dia de los Muertos altar to late fire chief

Edinburg officials are honoring a beloved former public servant who died this year for its annual Day of the Dead observation.

Fiesta de Palmas to bring Dia de los Muertos festivities to McAllen

The city of McAllen announced Wednesday the dates for its annual Fiesta de Palmas festival, which celebrates Dia de los Muertos.

Past, PresentHispanic Roots

The first thing to know about the Day of the Dead is that it’s not Halloween, although the two holidays occupy adjacent places on the calendar.

At two stories tall, this Alamo altar is believed to be the largest in...

ALAMO — The lights were off and all one could see were the candles illuminating the altar, framing the two-story tall ofrenda adorned with photos and images of dearly departed loved ones. And when the lights were turned back on, there was color everywhere; greens, blues, yellows and oranges.

Bringing offerings: Community celebrates Día de los Muertos

Around 300 people were anticipated Tuesday evening for the annual socially-distanced community gathering and mass for Día de los Muertos at Guillen Community Cemetery. This...