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  • BorderFest celebration begins today

    The city of Hidalgo’s BorderFest celebration is always amazing. How one of the Valley’s smallest cities puts on one of the biggest, finest festivals in the state is just incredible.

    This year’s BorderFest, which runs March 5-8 at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, has all the markings of another banner year.

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

    Walking up to Tropic Star’s horseshoe pits, this year’s location for McAllen’s Golden Age Olympics Horseshoe Tournament, soft sounds of clanking wafted through the cold, crisp air. Never having followed horseshoes before, I was taken by surprise at the number of people out there throwing the approximately two pounds of metal, attempting to wrap it around a metal stake sticking out of the ground 14 to 15 inches.

    Watching the tournament, it was obvious this was… Read More +

  • Red Hat Ladies just want to have fun

    The whole purpose of the Red Hat organization is to have fun! And that’s just what Red Hat ladies from all over the Valley did on Tuesday, Feb. 24, when they met at the Schlitterbahn on South Padre Island for a costume party and luncheon. The Dazzling Dolphins of South Padre Island hosted this annual event.

    The ladies came in costumes of all kinds to parade around the dining room with the other ladies in their… Read More +

  • Valley presents Entertainer of Year awards

    With so much talent gathered under one roof, the Valley Star Awards Show just may have been the best show in the Rio Grande Valley this year.

    The Valley Star Awards Show, produced by Robert Ferguson, combines presentations of entertainer of the year awards with live performances by some to the top talent in the Rio Grande Valley. This year’s show, held Feb. 21 at Mission Bell Resort, featured performances by J.C. Harrisson, Denim & Diamonds,… Read More +

  • BorderFest celebrates Korea in 2015

    Get ready for four days of fun, March 5-8, as the City of Hidalgo presents BorderFest 2015. This year’s theme will be the country of Korea.

    Borderfest offers a weekend filled with ethnic foods and cultural entertainment along with top name stars and plenty of parades and costumed characters to entertain the public while teaching the school children of Hidalgo and Valley Independent School Districts about the people and customs of the country of Korea.

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  • Bees sting Brahmas on Winter Texan night

    It’s fast-paced, hard-hitting action on ice. It’s the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees hockey and there’s nothing else like it in south Texas.

    Friday night, Feb. 13, was Winter Texan night at State Farm Arena, sponsored by the Winter Texan Times, and the Bees gave the larger than usual crowd all the excitement they could handle as they stung the Lone Star Brahmas 3-2 in a shootout. The win was the Bees’ fourth in a row… Read More +

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