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Harlingen Hardware Store One of a Kind

Harlingen Hardware Store One of a Kind

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Not all hardware stores are the same. Some are owned by multi-million-dollar corporations like Home Depot, Lowe’s, Menards, Do It Best and 84 Lumber. Others are family-owned like Gloor Lumber, Matts Cash and Carry and El Clavo Lumber. Johnny’s True Value in Harlingen, Ed Couch and Edinburg…

UTRGV Brownsville Named One of the Most Haunted Campuses in Texas

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by Amanda A. Taylor RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – What is it that is so appealing about ghost stories? Is it the thrill of being a part of something out of this world? Is it a glimpse into the possibility that just maybe we aren’t alone or that there’s an afterlife? Whatever the reasons are, people […]

Rio Grande Grill One of Texas’ Best BBQ Restaurants

Rio Grande Grill One of Texas’ Best BBQ Restaurants

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Three of the Lone Star State’s best barbecue joints are located in the Rio Grande Valley. One of them, Rio Grande Grill BBQ & Tex-Mex, can be found on Van Buren Street in Harlingen. Owned by Daniel Wright and Stefania Trimboli-Wright, the eatery serves a variety of…

Much Anticipated Deer Season Opens this Saturday

Much Anticipated Deer Season Opens this Saturday

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by Tony Vindell/LFN The long anticipated white-tailed deer season is just around the corner but don’t expect that bagging that trophy buck will be an easy task. The deer forecast for the 2018-19 general gun season is promising signs of being a good one but the persistent rainfall that came…

Groups Sue Over Texas Border Wall Plans

Groups Sue Over Texas Border Wall Plans

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by Katherine Davis-Young BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A coalition is suing the Trump administration over this month’s decision to waive environmental and other laws to move ahead with construction of a wall along the Texas-Mexico border. The Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and the Animal Legal Defense Fund claim…

Citrus Village Park Holds Christmas Bazaar

Citrus Village Park Holds Christmas Bazaar

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by Tony Vindell/LFN After talking about doing something for themselves and for the community, two Winter Texan women decided to hold a flea market type of activity in a recreational vehicle park they make home for a good part of a year. They called it Christmas Bazaar and it was…

Fire Department Gets Share of New Applicants

Fire Department Gets Share of New Applicants

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Some 20 people gathered recently at the back of the La Feria Fire Department. One of them grabbed a sledge hammer and pounded a tractor tire several times. Another picked up what appeared to be the shape of a human and carried it out of the building.…

Lion Band Headed Back to Area

Lion Band Headed Back to Area

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Photos and story by Billy Watson/LFN MERCEDES – It was being debated all week long “weather” or not the annual Pigskin Jubilee would take place or not. La Feria High School Head Band Director Eddie Benitez received a call early Saturday morning stating the show will go on. The La…

Brownville Holds Three Festivals this Month

Brownville Holds Three Festivals this Month

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Area residents have been treated to three festivals this month in Brownsville, making this city one of the Rio Grande Valley busiest when it comes to bringing people together to celebrate some of the things they enjoy. The three events – Beerfest, Octoberfest and Brownsville Latin Jazz…

UTRGV Superhero Project Reveals Superpowers, Wins National Award

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by Maria Elena Hernandez RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – A University of Texas Rio Grande Valley project aimed at creating a safer campus has been given a national recognition from the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association’s Best Practices/Institutional Impact Award. The association, which has more than 2,800 active members, gave the award to The UTRGV […]