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Rio Bank Now Serving the Harlingen Area

Rio Bank Now Serving the Harlingen Area

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Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Branch When the doors opened for business at the latest branch of the Rio Bank last month in Harlingen, it became the eighth Valley location for this forward-thinking banking group. The President and CEO of Rio Bank, Ford Sasser, said, “We are meeting personal and…

State Wants Half of Oil & Gas Taxes to Build and Maintain Texas Roads

State Wants Half of Oil & Gas Taxes to Build and Maintain Texas Roads

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by DAVID A. DÍAZ Legislativemedia@aol.com South Texans are being encouraged to vote for a statewide constitutional amendment in November 2014 that would allow half of the state’s oil and gas taxes to be used to build and maintain vital highway projects in Texas, including ongoing improvements to Interstate Highway 69…

How to Protect Your Mobile Device from Warm Weather Hazards

How to Protect Your Mobile Device from Warm Weather Hazards

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These days, we rely on our mobile devices for just about everything. And while we can usually depend on our mobile devices to be there for us through thick and thin, in the warmer months our gadgets are more susceptible to damage, wear and tear. So how can you ensure…

Tristan Hinojosa Attends Texas Lions Camp Thanks to Sponsorship by the Mercedes Lions Club

Tristan Hinojosa Attends Texas Lions Camp Thanks to Sponsorship by the Mercedes Lions Club

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Tristan Hinojosa was a guest at the Mercedes Lions Club in July after attending the Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, TX. Tristan’s spirited report of the week made it easy for the Lions Club members to see how he had received an award as the “Most Enthusiastic Camper.” Also attending…

Carl Everette Oates

Carl Everette Oates

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April 18, 1931 – July 23, 2013 On July 23, 2013, Carl Everette Oates passed away from complications with his heart after a short illness. Just this past April 8th, 2013 Carl turned 82 and joyfully celebrated his birthday with family and friends so it was not a lengthy illness,…

SPI Fall Concert Series on the Bay to Feature 18 Free Outdoor Concerts

SPI Fall Concert Series on the Bay to Feature 18 Free Outdoor Concerts

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South Padre Island, Texas — The City of South Padre Island is getting ready for a fall season of music overlooking the Laguna Madre bay. The SPI Fall Concert Series on the Bay will offer 18 FREE outdoor concerts every Friday and Saturday night from September 6 through November 9…

Future Lions Get Tips from the Big Boys!

Future Lions Get Tips from the Big Boys!

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LFHS Staff & Varsity Players Host Football Camp for Incoming 7th, 8th & 9th Graders     R.I.S.E. Relentless • Intensity • Swagger • Emotion   The third annual Lion Football Camp concluded Thursday July 24th. The four- day camp saw forty-five, 7th, 8th, and 9th graders learning skills and…

Harlingen Medical Center Receives Top National Recognition

Harlingen Medical Center Receives Top National Recognition

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Harlingen Medical Center cardiovascular surgeons were honored with a 3-Star Rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). The prestigious honor and national recognition was for the highest quality for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgeries and the statistically better results than the national mean. Brenda Ivory, Chief Executive Officer…

Time to Register for School

Time to Register for School

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Several La Feria campuses will begin registering students for the 2013-2014 school year this week including Sam Houston Elementary and David G. Sanchez Elementary. Youngsters entering PreK-3/ Headstart, Pre-K-4 and Kindergarten will be signing up for classes at Sam Houston and first and second graders attending Sanchez Elementary are scheduled…

Grammer

Grammer

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, I work in an office and find myself writing various letters to several businesses. I feel like I need to take a refresher course in English grammar because I am always dependent on spell check and the computer dictionary. Is there any tips or advice you can…