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Valley Organ Donors to be Honored at “Wall of Heroes” in Harlingen and Brownsville

Valley Organ Donors to be Honored at “Wall of Heroes” in Harlingen and Brownsville

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Valley residents and others who give the gift of life by donating organs and tissue will be honored through a “Wall of Heroes” framed picture display to be dedicated on April 30 at 10 a.m. at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen and at 1 p.m. at Valley Baptist-Brownsville. Those…

Seen In La Feria

Seen In La Feria

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Mexican recording artist performs for private gathering at City Market Restaurant in La Feria. Neri Misael Alamilla from Mexico City sang for guests at a party arranged by his uncle, Carlos Banda of La Feria. The talented, professional singer was backed by the Los Hidalguenses Mariachi band. The performance before…

Teen Topics: The Dreaded Interview

Teen Topics: The Dreaded Interview

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Many people often go through their first interview while they are teenagers. Any job you may apply for, whether it be at McDonald’s or at an office will require an interview. Many seniors in high school this year will also be interviewing with various colleges to increase their chance of…

Doctor Known for Promoting “Health Literacy”; Stroke Treatment; “Telemedicine” in Valley

Doctor Known for Promoting “Health Literacy”; Stroke  Treatment;  “Telemedicine” in Valley

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HARLINGEN – Dr. Teresa Lightner, Emergency Physician and the 2012 Physician of the Year for Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen, is also known for efforts to promote greater awareness of “health literacy” in the Harlingen area. In October, Dr. Lightner served as a lead for the planning committee for the first…

Teen Topics: The Secret to Charisma

Teen Topics: The Secret to Charisma

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Last week one of my teachers showed my class an article from the internet. The name of the article was “How to be a Popular and Charismatic Person.” While many people might think that there is some great science behind this, the article’s advice was deceivingly simple. It said that…

Fun with Etiquette: Embarrassed Beyond Words

Fun with Etiquette: Embarrassed Beyond Words

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, I am mortified beyond words at what my oldest son did and am wondering how I can rectify it. I have had a friend helping me out for a while with the kids at my house because I simply do not have ten arms and found myself…

Dr. Lightner Named Physician of the Year

Dr. Lightner Named Physician of the Year

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HARLINGEN – Dr. Teresa Lightner, Emergency Physician at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen, has been named the 2012 Physician of the Year for Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen. Dr. Lighner is known for being a “team player”, for her dedication to the practice of medicine in the Valley, and for an excellent…

Fun with Etiquette: Manners in Public

Fun with Etiquette: Manners in Public

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Dear Ms. Etiquette,I have noticed in my dining experience at restaurants that the trend has become more informal and has even transferred into manners becoming less than desirable. Even though I grew up without a “silver spoon” in my mouth, my mother taught us manners. Could you please touch on…

Teen Topics: Car Troubles

Teen Topics: Car Troubles

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Spring break was very memorable for me this year. Besides receiving a long needed reprieve from school, my parents finally let me start driving my car alone after I’ve had my license for a year and a half. Of course before I was allowed to venture out into the open…

Seen In La Feria – Trail Riders

Seen In La Feria – Trail Riders

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A colorful caravan of the Rio Grande Valley Trail Riders and their mounted entourage paraded through downtown La Feria last Saturday on their way to the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show in Mercedes. It’s an annual event. The ambitious 5-day trek from Port Mansfield by this Donna based organization has…