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  • He never gave up on God

  • Golden Age Olympics: Horseshoes Aren’t Just for Horses

  • Winter Texans enjoy softball at any age

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  • UTPA develops RGV Civil War Trail

    As the Rio Grande Valley prepares to celebrate the sesquicentennial of the last battle of the Civil War, the Battle of Palmito Hill, that took place May 12-13, 1865 in Brownsville, professors at the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) are busy creating a Civil War historical trail, defining the important role played by the Rio Grande Valley in the history of the war.

    To bring to light the significance the Valley played in the Civil War,… Read More +

  • He never gave up on God

    Six guns were pointed at him, close range. Others had died before him. Without a doubt he knew he would be next. Terror swept through his body as he waited. Praying was the only thing this man of God could do and he was praying with vengeance. Reverend Feliberto Pereira had done nothing but serve the God he loved, but here in Cuba, in the communist regime in 1966, that was a crime.

    During those first… Read More +

  • Texas Onion Fest seeks contestants for America’s Got Talent

    The Texas Onion Fest is adding a new event this year.

    Weslaco Chamber of Commerce President Martha Noell said the television show America’s Got Talent has contacted the chamber and is searching for anyone who can eat a whole, unsliced onion in 90 seconds. Video auditions will be sent to America’s Got Talent producers to be considered for a spot to appear before celebrity judges. This search will be held in conjunction with the upcoming Texas… Read More +

  • Korean traditional dances highlighted at BorderFest

    While the cool damp weather kept some folks away and canceled some of the planned outdoor entertainment, there were still plenty of people who came out to enjoy the annual BorderFest held in Hidalgo held March 5-8.

    Inside the World Stage tent, the Korean Cultural Preservation Committee of Houston demonstrated native Korean dances. The first was a sword dance performed by two Korean women, who did a dance similar ballet while swinging swords at various times… Read More +

  • South Texas Indian Dancers present Spring Pow Wow

    The annual Nde Daa Spring Pow Wow put on by the South Texas Indian Dancers will be held Saturday, March 14, at the Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Street, in McAllen. The all-day event begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 10:30 p.m.

    There will be gourd dancing at 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Grand entries with full Indian regalia will be held at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Dancers will be wearing full Indian costumes… Read More +

  • Winter Texans enjoy softball at any age

    Spirits were high among fans and players on Wednesday, March 4, when the final games of the Winter Texan Senior Softball season were played at Westside Park in McAllen. Fans were waving flags and enjoying watching the friendly rivalry.

    Nancy McKeown, of Ontario, showed her spirit with a Canadian flag on the bridge of her nose. Her husband Steve plays in the Leisure League, the middle level of competition. He is also the team clown.

    Read More +
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