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Serving Winter Texans From Mission To South Padre Island Since 1987 Vol. 31, No. 16 © 2018 www.wttrgv.com Thursday, February 8, 2018

Winter Texan Fiesta features powerhouse entertainment

Andre Lagravere triumphs after being wounded by the bull.

Top-ranked matadors to perform at Santa Maria La Gloria, Texas – Saturday, Feb. 10, the famous Lagravere brothers will perform at the Santa Maria Bullring in a bloodless bullfight unlike any other. The bulls they will face in this performance are huge bulls of El Colminar Viejo. See SANTA MARIA pg. 49

Valley Star Awards Ballot Deadline Nears

7th Annual

r a t S y e l l a V Show

Thousands of Winter Texans are looking forward to the great food and entertainment at the annual Mega Winter Texan Fiesta in Mission. The celebration of Winter Texans is three events rolled up into one “mega” fiesta. Shary Municipal Golf Course hosts the “Fiesta on the Golf Course” golf tournament on Friday, Feb. 9, while the Mission Historical Museum hosts the Mexican Artesano Market Days on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9 and 10 and the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce hosts the Winter Texan Fiesta concert on Saturday, Feb. 10. This year’s Winter Texan Fiesta concert features a packed lineup of powerhouse entertainers, including David Church and his Straight Up Country Band, Sherwin & Pam Linton, Adam Pope & the Rebels, Terry Smith and Southern Anthem. This year’s emcee and show producer is none other than the popular cowboy poet Rich See WINTER TEXAN FIESTA pg. 49

Adam Pope & The Rebels

Sherwin & Pam Linton

Southern Anthem

David Church

Richard Bellert

Winter Texans enjoy shuffleboard New Time! 1 p.m.at - 4 p.m. Golden Age Olympics

Saturday, February 17, 2018

One of theNew best Place! aspects to the sport of shuffleboard is “it’s not hard to play, “says Venis Hall, who at 96 is the oldest 1048 N. Alamo Rd. • Age Alamo, TX participant in the Golden Olympics (GAO) Tournament going on twice a Six Acts Entertaining Award TheGreat 2018 Valley Star Awards willbetween week at Casa Del Sol Presentations: Resort in Donna. present awards to the Rio Grande Valley’s Hall, watching the doubles tourney on top entertainers as selected by Winter Friday, Feb. 2, has been “shuffling” for 20 Texans casting their votes for their favor- years, most of it in the expert category. ite Male Vocalist of the Year, Female Vo- To be recognized an expert a player must calist of the Year, Individual/Small Band/ accumulate 50 points within two years, Variety Act of the Year, Musical Group which is attained by winning or placing of the Year (not related), Gospel Group high in tournaments, which go on weekof the Year, Duet Musical Group of the ly at parks in the Rio Grande Valley from Year, Family Vocal Group of the Year, November through 4 His Glory Davemid-March. & Daphne TournaKelli Marie Rock-n-Roll Band of the Year, Novelty or ments are played ln singles, doubles and Comedy Act of the Year, Country Western mixed competitions. Band of the Year and Entertainer/Group Hall says he and his wife, Betty, of the Year wouldn’t be here (in the Valley) if it If you haven’t already cast your vote, wasn’t for shuffleboard. “We just like to shuffle,” he said, while also pointing out See BALLOT DEADLINE pg. 48

Award

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that his wife has not only been a GAO Her husband had a bad fall in 2004 and winner several times in the past but has that ended the dancing. But wanting to also earned first place trophies at the state do something, they took up shuffleboard. and national levels. See GOLDEN AGE OLYMPICS pg. 47 The couple, from Pineville, Missouri, who stay at Snow to Sun RV and MH Park in Weslaco, have found those who shuffle are “a good family of people.” He added, “When you need help, they are right there for you.” Sharon Jacks, from Gas City, Indiana, came to Casa Del Valle RV Resort Spectators were dressed for a bit of cool weather last Friin 1996 with her hus- day while watching the Golden Age Olympics Shuffleboard band and they were doubles competition at Casa Del Sol Resort in Donna. The into square dancing. tournament runs through Feb. 23.


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Terry Smith and his 2,000 songs return to the Valley Singer and songwriter Terry Smith says he has pitched songs to just about anyone who will listen – from from “the country artists of the day to the Texas Rangers baseball team and Captain Kangaroo.” With more than 2,000 songs on his resume, he is considered a writer extraordinaire. He has released 14 albums of original material throughout his career, his most recent being “Ten Miles East of West.” Smith has returned to the Rio Grande Valley and will continue his tour through South Texas at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Winter Texan Fiesta. He has 10 more performances scheduled through February. As a singer, Terry has steadily built a following over the years in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. Smith, who was born in Cordell, Okla. and reared in Denton, Texas, taught English and coached baseball in public school systems for 30 years in Texas and Tennessee. After retiring from teaching, Smith began to pursue in earnest his love of songwriting and singing country music. His first album was a country gospel project, “Look at My Hands” in 1979,

which features his initial version of “Far Side Banks of Jordan,” a song featured twice in the movie “The Apostle” and included on the film’s soundtrack CD. The song was heard in its entirety at the close of “Ring of Fire,” a TV movie based on the life of June Carter Cash that debuted in the spring of 2013. “Jordan” has been recorded close to 300 times by many different artists, including Ernie Ashworth Terry of Grand Ole Opry fame, as well as the Statler Brothers on their album “Amen.” In the spring of 1999 June Carter Cash released “Press On,” her first solo album in over 24 years, on which she and Johnny Cash re-recorded “Far Side Banks of Jordan.” “Press On” won a Grammy in 2000. Terry has written songs that were recorded by well-known country music artists such as Kitty Wells, Chris LeDoux, The

Oak Ridge Boys, Daniel O’Donnell, Kris Kristofferson, Patty Loveless, George Hamilton IV, Allison Krauss, Roy Acuff, Jimmy Fortune, and many more. Whether performing by himself with only his guitar—as he frequently does in churches and smaller venues—or with a band, Terry fills his shows with a heavy dose of his original songs Smith mixed with standard favorites. His humor, his stories about songs, and the various kinds of songs he sings give audiences an emotional roller-coaster ride. The motto of the national Songwriters Association is, “It all begins with a song.” Terry strongly believes that a performance is all about the song. When performing with a band, he frequently reminds them, “It’s not about me. It’s not about you. It’s

about the song. Let’s have fun during this show. But let’s not do anything to damage the integrity of the songs.” Smith is a member of the Traditional Country Music Hall of Fame and was voted Traditional Music Association’s Songwriter of the Year in 1995 and 1996.

Terry Smith 2018 Show Schedule Feb. 10, 1 p.m., Winter Texan Fiesta, 1201 E. Eighth St., Mission Feb. 11, 2 p.m., Palm Shadows RV Park, Donna Feb. 12, 7 p.m., Heritage Square RV Park, Mission Feb. 14, 5 p.m., Southern Oasis RV Park, Mission Feb. 15, 7 p.m., Weslaco Inn, Weslaco Feb. 16, 6 p.m., Val Verde RV Park, Donna Feb. 18, 2:30 p.m., Kenwood RV and MH Park, La Feria Feb. 19, 6 p.m., Alamo Palms RV Park, Alamo Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Quiet Village II RV Park, Donna Feb. 21, 7 p.m., San Juan Gardens, McAllen Feb. 23, 2 p.m., Border Theatre, Mission Feb. 24, 7 p.m., McAllen Mobile Park, McAllen

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Carpenters Once More getting ‘Close To You’

Diana Lynn has been entertaining audiences since she was 3 years old. She’s returning to the Valley with the “Carpenters Once More,” show, a celebration of the unforgettable voice of Karen Carpenter and an unforgettable duo. “I’m really excited to come back to the Valley – We’ve been back every year

since someone referred us to go down there,” Lynn said. “It’s just like visiting family.” Singing with her brother at a young age, Diana and he quickly became known as the Donny and Marie of Christian music, traveling all around the United States. See CARPENTERS ONCE MORE pg. 9

Lexington board announces 25th annual Stage Door Canteen CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – USS Lexington Museum On the Bay Board President Pat Veteto has announced plans for the 25th Annual Stage Door Canteen to be held aboard the USS LEXINGTON Museum on Friday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. The upcoming event will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the commissioning of USS Lexington (CV-16). Steve Banta, museum executive director, said this year’s show will recreate the Canteen shows from WW II when famous entertainers traveled the world performing for service men and women far from home. Headlining the star-studded cast will be the USS Lexington Big Band Orchestra. Celebrated vocal artists Jason Armstrong, Flicka Rahn, Carla Gardiner, and Victoria Majors will perform songs of the era. Scott Plant, a recipient of the

Texas CMA Hall of Fame Award, will entertain you with his fiddle. Described as a magical evening of nostalgia, the show has been a complete sell-out for the last 24 years. Tickets are $60 per couple, $35 single for open seating. Reserved tables of ten are available for either $400 or $500. The higher priced tables are closer to the dance floor. Advance ticket purchase is required; tickets will not be sold at the door. Ticket funds are used for continued restoration and maintenance of the USS Lexington Museum. Dinner is not served at this event. Light snacks and a cash bar will be available. For reservations or more information, call 361-888-4873 ext 307 or 800-523-9539 ext 307.

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Dale & Gayle and a pair of Crabapples: Having fun in retirement

Eight years ago, the Dale and Gayle show hit the road. “It took me a while to convince her how much fun it would be,” said Dale Eisenhauer. “She was just a roadie up until then.” The roadie – who only had played the piano and sang in church – finally relented. “Just the other day, eight years later, I told her ‘you just played your 1,000th performance,” Dale said. “It doesn’t seem real sometimes but it has been real fun.” The performance count will continue to rise this year as the Dale and Gayle show has returned to the Rio Grande Valley – along with alter egos Miss Crabapple and Grumpy Crabapple – to share music, laughter and fellowship with their audiences. Ironically, that 1,000th performance occurred at the same place as their first performance – at Leisure World Mobile Home Park in Weslaco. “We gave out CDs and were really glad that it happened at our hometown park,” Dale said. “But I was sure tired the next morning.” The couple were told by a friend who was living at Leisure World that they needed to come visit to see what it was like. Dale and Gayle drove to the Valley in their motorhome and planned to stay three days. Those days turned into six weeks. “The next year we came down and stayed three months,” Dale said. “After that we decided that we needed to buy something bigger if we were going to stay.” Now, Dale and Gayle reside at Rolling Homes RV park in Mission where Dale is

Dale & Gayle

also the park’s pastor. Both were teachers for about 30 years and Dale says “whether teaching, preaching or singing, we want everyone to be happy and have a good time.” Dale started a garage band when he was 16 but decided that he wasn’t going to be able to make a livign out of music at the time. Thanks to his school mentors he started to love the idea of teaching and did that for 30 years. After he retired, he took up music full time. “When I finally convinced my wife to play music I wanted a bass player, but she had been trained as a piano player,” Dale said. “So we bought a keyboard and split it down the middle. With her left hand she’s my bass player, and with her right hand she plays the piano. We have people in the audience who are looking around, convinced they hear background tracks because of the bass they hear, so we show them in the show and Gayle will do a little bass run – we don’t use tracks. We do it the hard way.” The latest addition to their show is Miss Crabapple. Gayle will dress up and, along

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with Dale – aka Grumpy Crabapple will do a skit where she calls the park manager to complain about just anything. The routine has quickly become a hit – especially since she stared “roasting” residents. “Bentsen Grove called and wanted us to do something special for their volunteers – roast them,” Dale said. “I said ‘tell us their names and I’m sure she can gripe about every one of them. They had a ball. She does real situations about the parks and overexaggerates them – you could actually imag-

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From pg. 6 That dynamic duo was just the start. Diana took a hiatus from entertaining while raising a family, working in sales and marketing, as a magician’s assistant, and nursing, until eventually she followed her life’s dream and moved to Branson Mo. nearly 15 years ago. She has performed regularly as the lead female vocal in A Neil Diamond Tribute, all over the United States, and co-starred in the hit production Duets, with her husband, Neil Diamond look- and soundalike, Keith Allynn. Diana Lynn now stars in her own Award Winning Live Branson Production, Carpenters Once More. “The audience will get to know more about Karen, much more than they knew before they came to the show I promise,” Lynn said. “She was known for her vocals and we try to bring back some of the wonderful memories she brought to people.” The powerful show highlights hits like Yesterday Once More, Close To You, For All We Know, We’ve Only Just Begun,

ine somebody saying that.” Dale said that while they don’t have the big production of some of the bigger performers, they are content – and happy – performing, whether at a dance, or doing a show or even visiting a nursing home. “We are down here to have fun – we’re actually supposed to be retired,” Dale said. “That’s why we got into it. That’s our main goal, to keep everybody happy and fill them with a little joy.”

Postman, Ticket To Ride and many more. “We don’t try or pretend to be them,” Lynn said. “But we do engage the audience and try to let them hear the intimacy she brought. It’s a very intimate, yet colorful show. We’re excited to be back.” Carpenters Once More Show Schedule Feb. 10, Sleepy Valley, Mission Feb. 11, El Valle Del Sol, Mission Feb. 12, Palm Shadows, Donna Feb. 14, Chimney Park, Mission Feb. 15, Lemon Tree RV Park, Mission Feb. 16, Tropic Winds, Harlingen Feb. 17, Mission Bell, Mission

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Items for the Parks Calendar must be open to the public activities in the parks only and must be submitted by park owners, managers or activity directors. Listings must come from the park and are to be submitted on the Winter Texan Times Parks Calendar Submission Form. Request this form from the Winter Texan Times office. Multiple activities may be submitted on the park’s letterhead, provided the same information is provided in the format of the Submission Form. We do not accept listings for reviews, workshops, lessons or dance classes. Submission deadline is Thursday noon, one week prior to the publication date. Send to: Winter Texan Times, P.O. Box 399, Mission, Texas 78573-0399 or email to parkscal@ wintertexantimes.com. Thursday, February 8 Craft Sale - Citrus Valley RV Park, McAllen, 8am-Noon, lunch available, for more information contact 605-760-0366. Park Wide Garage Sale - Green Gate Grove, Palmview, 8am-1pm. Craft Show & Sale - Rio Valley Estates

MH & RV Resort, Weslaco, 8am-Noon, lunch served, open to the public, indoors at Friendship Rec. Hall. Craft Show - Alamo Rec-Veh Park, 8am-Noon, lunch at 11:15am. Craft & Yard Sale - Circle T RV Park, Mission, 8am-Noon, coffee & pastries, and our famous sloppy joes, call Bonnie for more information at 956-585-1461. Country Jam - El Valle Del Sol/El Valle de la Luna, Mission, 9-11am. Blue Grass Jam - Lamplighter Park, Mission, 9-11am, biscuits & gravy breakfast from 7-9am. All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast The Grove Subdivision, San Juan, 9amNoon, pancakes, eggs, sausage, waffles, applesauce and coffee, bring own dining utensils. Bible Study - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 10-11am. Lunch - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 11am-12:30pm, burgers & more. Jam & Lunch - Siesta Retirement Village Park, Weslaco, Noon-3pm, lunch See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 12


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served 12- 1pm, jam is from 1- 3pm, everyone welcome, contact Gene at 956447-9906 or 937-241-8297. Country Jam - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 12:30-3pm. Jerry Lasater Jam - Dixieland Retirement Community MH and RV Park, Harlingen, 12:30-3pm, open jam, country oriented, all instruments and vocalists welcome, refreshments, door prizes, and special guests. Country Jam Session - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 12:30pm, lunch at 11:30 am. Rock & Roll Jam - Paradise Resort EsDoug Linebaugh tates, Pharr, 12:30pm, Howard O. Bedient, snack bar opens at 11:30am. Fashion Show - Victoria Palms Resort, Donna, 12:45pm, an afternoon of style, doors open at 11:30 a.m, lunch served at noon, and show starts at 12:45 p.m., tickets $10pp, call 956-782-3263 for more information. Country Jam - Bluebonnet RV Park, Blanca de Leon Mission, 1pm, featuring Chuck Mathis. Dulcimer Jam - Texas Trails RV Resort, Pharr, 1-3pm, concessions. Acoustic Jam - Citrus Village, La Feria, 1-3pm, open to all players. Jam Sessions - W&I Resort, Mission, 1-3pm, cookies, bars, and popcorn, sloppy joes will be served from 11:30 amJosh Bottomley 12:30 pm, all jammers and listeners are welcome. Jam - Shady Acres MH & RV Resort, Donna, 1-3pm, refreshments. Big Band Jam - Dream Valley Ranch, Mission, 1-3pm, cookies and coffee served for donations, soda & bottled water for sale. Line Dance - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 1-3pm. Concert - Country Sunshine, Weslaco, 2pm, Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute, advance tickets $13-$15, $16 at the door, tickets on sale now, call 956-9687171 or 956-638-3158 for more information. Acoustic Jam - Sundance RV Village, Harlingen, 2-4pm. Happy Hour - Victoria Palms Resort, Donna, 3-5pm, The Hitman, pass the hat, margarita & soda set-ups available, free popcorn & ice, BYOB, concessions open, for more information call 956-782-3263. Happy Hour - Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Reagan James, pass the hat. Can/Am - Sunshine (Encore) RV Re78537 sort, Harlingen, 3:30-6pm. Sausage & Soup Supper - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 4-5pm. Happy Hour - Alamo Paradise Acres, 4-6pm, Wade & Teresa Landry, $5pp, BOB

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Pancake Supper - Lemon Tree RV Inn, Mission, 4:30-6pm, BYOTS, coffee will be served, for more information call 605949-1050. Soup Supper - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 4:30pm, $3pp, bring your own table service, snack & dessert for sale. Supper - Eldorado Acres RV Park, Palmview, 4:30-6pm, sliced ham (reg. or sweet glazed), and potato bar, $6pp. Country Jam - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 5:30pm. Acoustic Music Jam - Palm Gardens, Harlingen, 6-8:30pm, everyone welcome, free admission. Big Band Jam - La Hacienda Estates, Alamo, 6:30-8:30pm, coffee & cookies available for free will donation, pop & ice cream bars for sale, for more information call 254-449-4568. Entertainment - Alamo Rec-Veh Park, 6:30pm, Daddy D 3, $7pp. Karaoke - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 6:30pm, snack bar open, free popcorn. Show - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-8:30pm, Southern Anthem, $8pp. Entertainment - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 7pm, 4 His Glory, $7pp, pay at the door. Concert - Country Sunshine, Weslaco, 7pm, Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute, advance tickets $13-$15, $16 at the door, tickets on sale now, call 956-9687171 or 956-638-3158 for more information. Dance - Mission Bell Resort/ Tradewinds, Mission, 7-10pm, Texas Wheels, $6pp. Dance - Pine to Palm Resort, Weslaco, 7-10pm, Steven May & The Southern Knights, $8pp, doors open at 6:30pm, BYOB, ice, pop, & popcorn available. Dance - Alamo Palms MH & RV Park, 7-10pm, Diego, $6pp. Entertainment - Winter Ranch RV Resort, Alamo, 7pm, Jeff Gordon, $7pp, concessions available. Comedy Show - Oleander Acres, Mission, 7-9pm, Gary Crain, $6pp, doors open at 6:30 pm, tickets available at the door, for more information call 503-5931457. Bingo - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 7-9pm. Bingo - Enchanted Valley Ranch, Mission, 7-9:30pm, snacks for purchase, regular, speed, g games, horse race, and other games offered. Friday, February 9 Rummage & Bake Sale - Tropical Valley Acres, Mission, 8am-2pm, breakfast and lunch available Craft Fair - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 14


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Donna, 8am-Noon, breakfast for sale, menu varies. Craft Show - Dream Valley Ranch, Mission, 8am-Noon, for more information call 507-830-1989. Jam - Texan Mobile Home Park, McAllen, 9-11am. Legends of Gospel Music - Winter Ranch RV Resort, Alamo, 10am, Faith’s Journey & Paul’s Journey tribute to Happy Goodmans & Blackwood Bros., $15pp advance tickets and $18pp at the door, concessions available. Pizza & Salad - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 11am-12:30pm. Ladies’ Luncheon - Paradise Park, McAllen, 11:30am, $8pp, buy tickets in advance. Rock & Roll Jam - Green Gate Grove, Palmview, 12:30pm, lunch is served at 11am, for more information call Martin at 636-459-5458. Jam - Split Rail RV Park, Mission, 1-3pm, serving coffee and cookies. Country Jam - McAllen Mobile Park, 1pm, dessert and coffee at intermission. Variety Jam - Bentsen Palm RV Park, Mission, 1-3pm, coffee & goodies, new jammers welcome, for more information call 956-585-5807. Jam - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort,

Harlingen, 1-3pm. Acoustic Bluegrass Jam - Trail’s End RV Park, Weslaco, 1-3pm, lunch available from 12-1pm, singers need prior approval, contact Ray at 618-499-4813. Polka Jam - Enchanted Valley Ranch, Mission, 1-3pm, coffee and refreshments at break. Legends of Gospel Music - Winter Ranch RV Resort, Alamo, 2pm, Faith’s Journey & Paul’s Journey tribute to Happy Goodmans & Blackwood Bros., $15pp advance tickets and $18pp at the door, concessions available. Happy Hour - Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Johnny D, pass the hat. Happy Hour - Bluebonnet RV Park, Mission, 3-5pm, at the Tiki Hut, weather permitting, BYOB, soda and pizza available. Fish Fry - Victoria Palms Resort, Donna, 4-7:30pm, $9.99 pp, buffet style with all the fixings, for more information call 956-782-3263. Happy Hour - Tip O’ Texas RV Resort, Pharr, 4-5:30pm, Steven May solo, pass the hat, food available. Jam Sessions - Hidden Valley Ranch RV & MH Park, Mission, 5:30pm, refreshments available at 4:30 pm and jam starts at 5:30 pm, for more information See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 16

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ice & soda available, prize drawings, for more information call 956-585-5807. Mardi Gras Theme Dance - Ranchero Village, Weslaco, 7-10pm, The Agency, $10pp, ice, mix, and popcorn available, advanced tickets, BYOB, for more information call 956-351-5856. Dance - Eldorado Acres RV Park, Palmview, 7-10pm, Reagan James Hired Hands, $7pp, snacks and drinks available for purchase. Entertainment - Canyon Lake RV Resort, Mission, 7pm, Marty Haggard, $7pp. Dance - Fun N Sun Resort, San Benito, 7pm, Texas Wheels, $6pp. Entertainment - Rio Valley Estates MH & RV Resort, Weslaco, 7pm, Shake, Rattle, & Roll, $6pp. Dance - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 7pm, Diego, $6pp. Entertainment - Eastgate RV & MH Park, Harlingen, 7pm, William Florian, $7pp advanced tickets, $8pp at the door, doors open at 6pm. Entertainment - Circle T RV Park, Mission, 7pm, Ralph Kuster, $6pp. Dance - Lemon Tree Estates, Mission, 7-10pm, Bill & Janet, $3.50pp, BYOB, sodas available, door prizes, call 701261-5085 for more information. See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 18

The Border Theater

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DIEGO MONTANA Sat., Feb. 10 – Showtime 7pm Door Opens-6:30pm An Independent Film Produced by Fernando Atreaga Tickets: $5 at the Door A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Texas Pet Rescue

TEXAS RAMBLERS ORCHESTRA Sun., Feb. 11 & 18 FREE ADMISSION – 3pm-5pm Big Band Dance Parties! (Freewill Donation Accepted with Gratitude)

Valentine’s Night at the Movies “NO GREATER LOVE” Wed., Feb. 14 • 6:30pm - Free Admission - Free Popcorn - Free Drink Come and celebrate with a loved one and friends... (Suggested Donation $5.00 per person)

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From pg. 16 Entertainment - Lazy Palm Ranch, Edinburg, 7pm, Key & Strings, $7pp, doors open at 6:30pm, concessions available. Dance - Quiet Village II, Donna, 7-10pm, South Texas Whiskey, $6pp, BYOB, pop, water & ice available. Show/ Dance - Country Palms RV Park, San Juan, 7pm, Country Pickin’ & Leland Jones, $6pp. Dance - Park Place Estates, Harlingen, 7-10pm, Leslie Blasing, $7pp, in the ballroom. Entertainment - Tropic Star RV Resort, Pharr, 7-10pm, Ralph & The Cruiser’s, reserved seating available prior to event, doors open at 6:15pm, popcorn, ice, and setups available. Dance - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 7-10pm, Ralph & The Cruisers, $10pp. Saturday, February 10 Spring Patio Sale Park Wide - Pine to Palm Resort, Weslaco, 7-10am. Acres Big Breakfast - Eldorado Acres RV Park, Palmview, 7-8:30am, free coffee & juice. Breakfast - Chimney Park, Mission, 7-9am, menu varies weekly, $4pp, bring own place-setting, for more information call 956-585-5061. Buffet Breakfast - Lamplighter Park,

www.wttrgv.com Mission, 7-9am, biscuits, gravy, french toast, bacon, sausage, ham, hasbrowns, rolls, eggs & much more, $6pp. All You Can Eat Pancakes - Alamo Paradise Acres, 7-9am, $3pp. Breakfast - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 7-8:30am, eggs and ham, $4pp, bring your own table service. Pancake Breakfast - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-10am. Biscuits & Gravy - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 7-8:30am. Breakfast - El Valle Del Sol/El Valle de la Luna, Mission, 7:30-9am, all you can eat pancakes with a choice of ham or sausage $4pp, or biscuits & gravy $4pp, free coffee. Breakfast - Paradise Park, McAllen, 7:30-9am, serving pancakes, eggs, ham, sausages, biscuits and gravy, toast, applesauce, and grits, bring your own service. Breakfast - Aladdin Villas, Mission, 7:30-9am, pancakes, waffles or french toast, sausage or ham, applesauce and coffee, $4pp. Breakfast - Pleasant Valley Resort, Mission, 7:30-9am, sausage, eggs, pancakes, and waffles, $4pp. Craft Fair - Victoria Palms Resort, Donna, 8am-Noon, in the ballroom, for more information call 956-782-3263. Parkwide Yard Sale - Sleepy Valley Ranch Resort, Mission, 8am-Noon.

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Patio Sale - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 8am-Noon. Patio Sale - Fun N Sun Resort, San Benito, 8am. Arts & Crafts Show & Sale - Winter Haven Resort, Brownsville, 8am-Noon. Flea Market & Craft Sale - Texan Mobile Home Park, McAllen, 8am-Noon, Texan cafe lunch also available, for more information call 608-574-6720. Yard Sale - Park Place Estates, Harlingen, 8am-Noon, in the ballroom. Breakfast - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 8-9am, menu varies weekly, includes main course, drink, and dessert, $4pp. Patio Sales - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 8am-Noon. Park Wide Garage Sale - El Ranchito MH Park, Harlingen, 8am-Noon. Craft Sale - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 8am-Noon. Park Wide Sale - Countryside RV Park, Donna, 8am-Noon, lunch served 10:30- 11:30 am in club house. Park Wide Garage Sale - San Juan Gardens, 8am-Noon. Yard & Bake Sale - Roadrunner RV Resort, Alamo, 8am-Noon. Art/ Craft Show & Sale - Paul’s RV Park., Brownsville, 9am-1pm. Lunch - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 11am-12:30pm, burgers & more.

Country Jam - Green Gate Grove, Palmview, 12:30pm, lunch served at 11am, for more information call 956-5841561. Jam - Weslaco Trailer Park, Weslaco, 12:30-3pm, lunch from 11am- 12:30pm. Jam - Big Valley Trailer Park, Donna, 12:30-3pm, everyone welcome, refreshments served. Farmer’s Market - Oleander Acres, Mission, 1-4pm, local farm fresh produce, Rivers End Nursery fruit, healthy baked goods, local wildflower and citrus honey, & Texas pecans. Big Band Jam - Texas Trails RV Resort, Pharr, 2-4pm, concessions. Karaoke - Pine to Palm Resort, Weslaco, 3-5pm, Jack & Lauri Morrow, free admission, doors open at 2:30pm, BYOB. Hoe Down Dance - Park Place Estates, Harlingen, 4-6pm, in the ballroom, $5pp. Open Jam - AmeriCana RV Park, Mission, 6-8pm, light lunch served for donations, all are welcome, for more information call 956-581-1705. Jam - Val Verde RV Park, Donna, 6-8:30pm. Square Dance - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 6:30pm. Entertainment - Fiesta Village, Mission, 7pm, Sherwin & Pam Linton, $7pp, ice cream & ticket sales begin at 6 p.m. See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 19


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From pg. 18 Dance - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-10pm, The Classics Rock Band, $8pp. Dance - Green Gate Grove, Palmview, 7pm, Gatos Locos, $6pp, BYOB. Entertainment - Paradise Park RV Resort, Harlingen, 7pm, Maggie Mae, $6pp. Dance - Casa del Valle Resort Park, Alamo, 7-10pm, Texas Wheels, $6pp. Dance - Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 7-10pm, Route 66 Band, $6pp. Valentine’s Day Dance - El Valle Del Sol/El Valle de la Luna, Mission, 7-10pm, Keys & Strings & Harmony, $6pp. Dance - Trophy Gardens, Alamo, 7-10pm, Agency, $8pp, doors open to the public at 5:30pm, concessions and set ups available, BYOB. Dance - Hidden Valley Ranch RV & MH Park, Mission, 7-10pm, Sweetwater, $6pp, doors open 1 hour before, soda, ice, and popcorn, BYOB. Show - Fun N Sun Resort, San Benito, 7pm, Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute, $12- $16pp. Entertainment - Oleander Acres, Mission, 7-8:30pm, Greg Jones, $7pp, doors open at 6:30 pm, tickets available at the door, for more information call 503-5931457. Dance - Tropical Valley Acres, Mis-

sion, 7-10pm, Ron & Chester Band, $5pp. Dance - Gateway RV & MH Park, Raymondville, 7-10pm, Roger Kenaston Band. Entertainment - Bluebonnet RV Park, Mission, 7pm, Pat Davison Comedy Magic Circus, doors open at 6pm, concessions available, advance tickets available. Dance - Palm Gardens, Harlingen, 7-10pm, Helen Russell, $6pp, BYOB, free popcorn, ice and sodas available. Show - Wagon City North, Mission, 7pm, Jeff Gordon,$7pp at the door. Show - Winter Haven Park, Pharr, 7pm, Shannon Bunch. Entertainment - Orange Grove RV Park, Edinburg, 7pm, Adam Pope Band, $6pp. Entertainment - Lemon Tree Estates, Mission, 7pm, Susan Hudson Carman, $5pp. Dance - Dixieland Retirement Community MH and RV Park, Harlingen, 7-10pm, Castaways, $6pp. Dance - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-10pm, Daddy D Three, $6pp. Shake, Rattle, & Roll Dance - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-9pm. Show - Roadrunner RV Resort, Alamo, 7-9pm, Country Persuaders, $7pp. Dance - Eastgate RV & MH Park, Harlingen, 7:30-10:30pm, Dixon & Compa-

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ny, $7.50pp, popcorn and ice provided, BYOB. Valentine’s Dance - Palm Resaca Park, Brownsville, 7:30-10:30pm, Romance, popcorn & ice provided, BYOB. Sunday, February 11 Church Services - Rio Valley Estates MH & RV Resort, Weslaco, 8:30am, Dr. Tom Cassidy, non- denominational, all welcome, communion is served last Sunday of each month. Church Services - Oleander Acres, Mission, 8:30am. Non- Denominational Church Service - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 8:30am, Pastor Jesse Hernandez, bible study follows the service. Church Services - San Juan Gardens, 8:45am, Pastor Len Mitchell. Non- Denominational Church Service - Winter Haven Park, Pharr, 8:45am, Pastor Robert Kracht, communion first Sunday of each month, everyone welcome. Non-denominational Worship Service - Citrus Valley RV Park, McAllen, 9-10am, Pastor Jim Troutman, communion service 1st Sunday in month. Non- Denominational Church Services - Hidden Valley Ranch RV & MH Park, Mission, 9am, Pastor Cliff Stewart, coffee and refreshments available at 8:30am, worship begins at 9am. Church Service - Southern Comfort

Resort, Weslaco, 9-10am. Church Service - Eastgate RV & MH Park, Harlingen, 9am, Pastor David Squire, Communion 1st Sunday of each month, everyone welcome. Non- Denominational Church Service - Alamo Palms MH & RV Park, 9am, Pastor Brian Dent. Church Service - Leisure World Community, Weslaco, 9am, Pastor Charles Belecher, non- denomination. Community Church - Acacia RV Park, Alamo, 9-10am. Worship Service - Big Valley Trailer Park, Donna, 9-10am, Pastor Roy Gee, communion first Sunday of each month. Church Service - Alamo Rec-Veh Park, 9am, Pastor Randy Parks, bible study at 10:10. Church Service - Circle T RV Park, Mission, 9-10am, Pastor Domingo Quintanilla, Non- Denominational Church Services - Quiet Village II, Donna, 9:30-10:30am, open to the public each Sunday with Pastor Mary Chamberlin officiating, coffee served at 9am, for more information call 405-688-9338. Non-Denominational Church - Peñitas RV Park, Peñitas, 9:30am, Pastor James L. Gebhart. Worship Services - Kenwood RV Park, See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 20


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From pg. 19 La Feria, 9:30am, Pastor Baker. Church Service - Country Palms RV Park, San Juan, 9:30am, Pastor Keith White, non- denominational service, everyone welcome. Church Service - Gateway RV & MH Park, Raymondville, 9:30-10:30am, Chaplain Dick Baggett, worship services are held in the rec. hall. Non- Denominational Church Service - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 9:30-10:30am. Church Service - Mission West RV Park, 10-11am, Pastor Vic. Church Service - Split Rail RV Park, Mission, 10am, Doug Roeglin, coffee & donuts prior to service. Church Services - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 10am, Non- Denominational Services. Non Denominational Church Service - River Ranch Resort, Rio Hondo, 10am, Pastor Phil Airhart. Church Service - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 10am. Church Service - Park Place Estates, Harlingen, 10:15am, Sunday school 9am10am, Pastor Dave Tafler, in ballroom at 10:15. Church Service - Pleasant Valley Resort, Mission, 10:30-11:30am.

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Jams - Fiesta Village, Mission, 1-3pm, old time & country music, for more information call 763-242-7214. Gospel Jam - Magnolia Village, Donna, 1-3pm. Acoustic Jam - Koenig’s Winter Resort, Donna, 1-3pm, snacks/ coffee provided, donations accepted. Jam - Tropical Valley Acres, Mission, 1:30pm, refreshments available. Entertainment - Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 2-3pm, Razz Ma Tazz Singing Group, $5pp. Entertainment - Aladdin Villas, Mission, 2-5pm, Winter Texan Orchestra, $5pp. Entertainment - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 2-3pm, Edcouch/ Elsa High School Mariachi Group, $5pp. Entertainment - Gateway RV & MH Park, Raymondville, 2-3:30pm, Susan Hudson, $7pp. Round Dance - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 2-4pm. Entertainment - Oleander Acres, Mission, 2:30-5pm, Regan James, $5pp, doors open at 2:00 pm, tickets available at the door, for more information call 503593-1457. Entertainment - Kenwood RV Park, La Feria, 2:30pm, Shake, Rattle, & Roll, $7pp. Rock-n-Roll Jam - Heritage Square,

Mission, 2:30-4:30am, hamburgers served 1:00- 3:00pm, pass the hat, call 320-808-0782 for more information. Gospel Sing- Along - San Juan Gardens, 4-4:45pm, no talent required, just have fun while we praise the Lord. Karaoke - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 5pm. Hymn Sing - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 5:15pm. Gospel Jam - Bluebonnet RV Park, Mission, 6pm, featuring Dwight & Friends. Ice Cream Social - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 6:15pm, entertainment by Men’s Choir. Entertainment - Citrus Valley RV Park, McAllen, 6:30-8pm, Shake, Rattle & Roll, $6pp. Entertainment - Split Rail RV Park, Mission, 6:30pm, “Just Bill” & Friends, for more information call 956-585-8135. Entertainment - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 7pm, Southern Anthem, $8pp, pay at the door. Concert - Victoria Palms Resort, Donna, 7-9pm, Randy Linder Tribute to Creedance Clearwater Revival, tickets from $13- $15pp, concessions open for soda & water, and ice cream at intermission. Entertainment - Texas Trails RV Resort, Pharr, 7-9pm, Greg Jones, $5pp,

concession. Entertainment - Trophy Gardens, Alamo, 7pm, Senior Ambassadors, $5pp, doors open 1 hour before showtime, concessions available. Entertainment - Mission West RV Park, 7pm, Adam Pope & Rebel Roots, $8pp, concession available. Entertainment - Southern Comfort Resort, Weslaco, 7pm, David Church, $10pp. Entertainment - Bentsen Palm RV Park, Mission, 7pm, Bill Chrastil, $6pp, for more information call 956-585-5807. Valentine’s Day Dance - Aladdin Villas, Mission, 7-10pm, The Classic’s, $6pp. Entertainment - Rio Valley Estates MH & RV Resort, Weslaco, 7pm, Gospel Night, $4pp. Entertainment - Big Valley Trailer Park, Donna, 7pm, Bill Chrastil, $6pp. Bingo - Pleasant Valley Resort, Mission, 7-9pm. Entertainment - Magic Valley Park, Weslaco, 7-10pm, Those were the Days, $7pp at the door. Free Movies - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 7pm, snack bar open. Entertainment - Valley View Estates, Mission, 7pm, Dave & Daphne, $6pp advance tickets, $7pp day of the show. See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 21

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From pg. 20 Dance - Dream Valley Ranch, Mission, 7-9pm, Helen Russell & Company. Show - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-8:30pm, Mario Rosales, $8pp. Monday, February 12 Acoustic Jam - Green Gate Grove, Palmview, 9:30am, for more information call Annette at 248-921-6867. No jam on Feb. 19 and March 19. Acoustic Jam - Green Gate Grove, Palmview, 9:30am, everyone welcome, for more information call 248-921-6867. Beginning Line Dance Instruction Casa del Valle Resort Park, Alamo, 10am, for more information call Brenda at 956685-1111. Square Dance - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 10am-Noon, Plus Dance. Lunch - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 11:30am-12:30pm, menu varies weekly, includes main course, drink, and dessert, $4pp. Intermediate Line Dance Instruction - Casa del Valle Resort Park, Alamo, 12:30pm, for more information call Brenda at 956-685-1111. Country Western Jam Sessions - Citrus Valley RV Park, McAllen, 1-3:30pm, everyone welcome, call 765-633-0590 for more information. Country Jam - Texas Trails RV Resort,

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Just a hop, skip and jump off Interstate 2, nestled within the Victoria Palms RV Resort lies the Victoria Palms Restaurant – a virtual diamond just off the beaten path. Actually, it’s just a hop and skip off the beaten path (you don’t even need the jump), and a visit to this restaurant will be worth every second, and every dime you pay. Camilla (my 13-year-old daughter) and I visited the restaurant right before Thanksgiving – two days later we were there again (with one of Camilla’s friends Ximena) for their Thanksgiving buffet – which had all the delicious traditional fixins’ for the holiday, but also mixed in a few tongue-tantalizing Cajun dishes – like jambalaya and Cajun turkey. (They had the common – and amazingly moist – regular turkey there as well.) The girls enjoyed sampling several things – Ximena especially tore into everything potato while Camilla was a roll and turkey girl. It was an amazing display of a wide variety of food and people just kept coming in. The reason we were there on Thanksgiving – and I love to cook on Thanksgiving – is because this restaurant wowed both of us just two days earlier as Camilla and I stopped in for lunch. We’re both glad we did.

As usual, my daughter jumped straight to the breakfast menu – and they serve breakfast anytime. She ordered two eggs, over medium, sausage, hash browns and French toast. Just a few seconds after they placed the dish in front of her, while I was done talking to the chef, I turned to ask her how the sausage was – I didn’t need an answer; they were gone and she was chewing away with the grin of a Cheshire cat. What registered the highest for her, however, was the French toast – she described it as “soft, sweet and tasty.” She saved it for last and said it left a satisfying taste in her mouth afterwards. I ordered the barbeque chicken with corn on the cob, Texas toast and baked beans. Yup, this was no “use your fork” meal. It. Was. Awesome! The barbeque sauce was a little tangy, a little sweet and deliciously messy,

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even though the tender chicken could easily be cut with a fork just as well. The baked beans were the way my mom made them and the corn was sweet and juicy enough to make a mess by itself. Of course, Texas toast is the perfect bread for the end of the meal. Yeah, we’re going back – and we may even stay at the Victoria Inn Suites, just to get away from the hustle and bustle – even if it’s just a hop and skip away. The Victoria Palms Restaurant is located at 602 N. Victoria Road. It has a full menu from burgers, to salads to fish and Mexican plates. You can also challenge the chef to make you something different – and you will always go away pleased.

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From pg. 21 Park, 4pm, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, chicken sanwiches, onion ring, fries, drinks & home made pies, followed by jam session. Happy Hour - Tip O’ Texas RV Resort, Pharr, 4-5:30pm, Johnny D, pass the hat, food available. Dinner - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 4:30-6pm, meatloaf. Burger Night - Paradise Park, McAllen, 5-6pm. Fresh Fruit & Produce Wagon - Fig Tree RV Resort, Harlingen, 5-6pm. Country Jam - Lamplighter Park, Mission, 5:30-7:30pm, dinner served at 4-5:30 p.m. or until gone. Jam - The Grove Subdivision, San Juan, 5:30-8pm, hosted by Jim & Cindi Dixon from Dixon Co. & Band, free admission. Entertainment - Mesquite RV Park, La Feria, 6:30-8pm, Dave & Daphne, advance tickets $8pp, at the door $10pp, call 956-357-8686 for more information. Concert - Bluebonnet RV Park, Mission, 7pm, Johnny Ray Gomez, $7pp. Entertainment - Casa del Valle Resort Park, Alamo, 7-9pm, Men Of A-Chord, $6pp. Entertainment - Hidden Valley Ranch RV & MH Park, Mission, 7pm, Richard

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made charro beans, Lunch - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 11:30am-12:30pm, menu varies weekly, includes main course, drink, and dessert, $4pp. Country Jam - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, Noon-2:30pm, popcorn & soda for sale. Jam - Paradise Park, McAllen, 1-3pm, lunch available 11:30am- 1pm. Jam - J-5 Mobile Home Park, Mission, 1-3pm, host Marion Price, coffee & cookies served, for more information call 956682-7495. Jam - Oleander Acres, Mission, 1pm, refreshments provided. Music Jam - Roadrunner RV Resort, Alamo, 1-3pm, lunch will be served 11am- 1pm. Open Jam - Magnolia Village, Donna, 1-3pm, lunch & snacks available. Acoustic Jam - Fig Tree RV Resort, Harlingen, 1-3pm. Jam - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 1-3pm. Jam - Tropic Star RV Resort, Pharr, 1-3pm, R&R, hot dog/ polish sausage lunch served 11am- 1pm, ice cream & popcorn 1pm- 3pm. Bluegrass Jam - Kenwood RV Park, La Feria, 1:30-4pm, cake & coffee for donation. Karaoke - Country Sunshine, Weslaco, 3-5pm, M.C. Express, tips welcomed.

Happy Hour - Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Lynn Dvorak, pass the hat. Happy Hour - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 3:30-5pm, Diego, pass the hat, popcorn & soda for sale, BYOB. Country Jam - Enchanted Valley Ranch, Mission, 4-7:30pm, meal served at 4pm, variable price, free coffee & refreshments at break. Dance - Paradise Park RV Resort, Harlingen, 6-9pm, Gilbert Fasci, $5pp. Jam - Canyon Lake RV Resort, Mission, 6pm, free, food is available for sale from 4:30pm-6pm. Bingo - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 6:15pm, snack bar opens at 6pm. Country Jam - Country Palms RV Park, San Juan, 6:30pm, everyone welcome. Style Show - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-9pm, Wade Landry Swingin’ Cajun, $7pp. Mardi Gras Party - Victoria Palms Resort, Donna, 7-10pm, Music Town, $6pp, margarita & soda set-ups available, free popcorn & ice, BYOB, concessions open, for more information call 956-782-3263. Entertainment - Texas Trails RV Resort, Pharr, 7-9pm, Pam O’ Steele (McAllen High School), $5pp, donations also welcome, concession. Entertainment - Tropical Valley Acres, See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 33

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Tierra Santa earns Winter Texan’s Favorite Golf Course honors

Tierra Santa Golf Club in Weslaco is one of those courses that you will always remember – because it’s hard to forget one of the most fun, challenging and aesthetically appealing 18th hole. From its near perfect condition, to its design and, as aforementioned a wonderful finishing hole, Tierra Santa is a golfer’s dream, One thing is for certain, Winter Texans love it and responses to the Winter Texan Times’ Winter Texan Favorite Golf Course contest is the perfect indicator of that assessment. Winter Texans all across the Rio Grande Valley – from Howling Trails in La Joya to River Bend in Brownsville and South Padre Island – were asked what their favorite course was in three regions. They chose their favorite Upper Valley, Mid-Valley and Lower Valley course. Tierra Santa prevailed as not only the favorite Mid-Valley Course, but also as the favorite overall course in the Valley for the second straight year.

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Palm View ranks as top course in Upper Valley

For the second straight year Palm View Golf Course has been named the favorite golf course in the Upper Valley by Winter Texans, tied this time with the 2015-16 winner Los Lagos. It goes to show that reinvesting in something can bring about positive results. “The weather has been good and we have had a really good turnout and rounds are up,” said Carlos Espinosa, director of golf at the public course for the City of McAllen. “We are getting more rounds, the weather is good and we are hearing a lot of positive comments about our greens. We’ve been getting great compliments on our greens and that is very humbling – it always is no matter how many times you hear it.” The greens of the par-72 course that measures 5,779 yards from its middle tees – but can turn into a lengthy 6,771 yards from the back tees – were resurfaced in Summer 2017 with what Espinosa says is still a Bermuda-style grass but one that is superior to previous grasses and is performing extremely well. One of the many reasons golfers of all skill levels are attracted to Palm View are the large greens and fairways. That

doesn’t mean it’s a simple course, however. Challenges abound and golfTER TEXAN ers can test their IN skills by cutting off corners or going Wintearn over trees to shortTex TIMES en the length to a RI O TE hole, or they can G O LF C play it safe. Espinosa went ER TEX AN on a quest two INT ’ W years ago. Instead of waiting for Winter Texans to come to him, he went out to see them and find out what the course could do to better serve them “I got to know the customer better and identify what they wanted and implemented a program that would benefit them and us.” The course has gone through major renovations over the years but now is finally taking a break. While the course may be undergoing a little time off, it doesn’t mean that Espinosa or his staff are doing the same. “Hard work never ends and we owe it to those who come here and play here and expect a certain level of quality,” Espinosa said. “Hard work never ends when you want to keep people happy and want to keep the course in shape. It’s all about improving – the course, the staff, and myself.”

Heavy wind, moguls running along and behind – and sometimes through – lush fairways, which sometimes are leaning (toward water, of course) and challenging options are what Los Lagos has in store. And despite – or maybe because of – all those challenges, Los Lagos, the Edinburg public course, tied for Winter Texan’s Favorite Golf Course in the Upper Valley with McAllen’s Palm View Golf Course. The links style course was the 2015-16 winner of the contest and finished second in 2016-2017. Los Lagos can be challenging for the best of golfers. Beside the moguls there are doglegs begging a golfer to try and clear them, not knowing what lies behind them. More often than not, taking the traditional path is the smart play – but cutting those corners sure can be more rewarding, and more penalizing as well. Located at 1720 South Longoria Road in Edinburg, Los Lagos’ signature hole is the intimidating par-3 No. 14, which plays anywhere from 130 to 160 yards depending on the tee and pin placements. The southeast wind impacts your shot into

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Long Island Village makes its first appearance as a Winter Texan favorite this year, finishing second between two perennial favorites – River Bend and South Padre Island courses. The news took Garry Stebbins, golf committee chairman, by pleasant surprise. “That is fantastic,” he said. “We don’t get too much press, but we have a wonderful golf course.” The course is an 18-hole par-3 course located in Port Isabel just across the Intracoastal Waterway. Hole distances range from 50 yards to 140 yards. But that 140 yards can feel like 170 or more since golfers are hitting into the wind. Even No. 12 at only 50 yards can be a challenge with all 50 yards being over water. The course has water on 75 percent of the holes, including the signature hole, the 110-yard No. 8. Water follows the fairway along the right side and the green is tucked away behind it at the end. “You need some accurate shots out here,” Stebbins said. “The good thing is that you can be done with a round in two hours or less because it’s a par-3.”

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Howling Trails Golf Course

Raul Gutierrez, complex administrator at Howling Trails Golf Course, located at 1910 Hole In One Dr. in Mission, is excited about what the future is bringing to the course. He has already watched a complete transformation of a golf course into a learning and recreational center. He’s even happier about the fact that La Joya ISD is investing back into the course, formerly known as Martin Valley Ranch. The course is surrounded by seven Winter Texan parks and has undergone some major construction on the outskirts of the property since the school district purchased it. Gutierrez said that the planning stage was focused highly on not disturbing the Winter Texans and their routines – especially when it came to the golf course. He said that the planning has worked and the Winter Texan community hasn’t missed a beat when in terms of their regular group outings or if they just want to randomly hit the course. Howling Trails has lush Bermuda tees, fairways and greens, The facility boasts 27 holes with a par-72 on the first 18 holes and a par 36-on the back nine. The 18-hole course ranges from 6,175 yards from the tips to a nice, short 4,881 yards from the most front tees. The 9-hole course (holes 19-27) ranges from 3,003 yards to 3,459 from the blue tees. The course has an abundance of Live Oak, Mesquite and Palm trees, as well

as native plant and wildlife. The Howling Trails course is a fun yet challenging course - bunkers and water come into play on six holes. The school board approved the purchase of the golf course in 2014 and set out plans to build a natatorium, tennis courts, a student learning assistance center, fields for science experiments and possibly a planetarium. The learning assistance center is part of an overall plan to have a place in several areas where students can access computers and the Internet. They also planned to extend the district’s golf program to include sixth-grade students. It wouldn’t be a new program, he said, just an expansion that wouldn’t cost much to kick off because each of the middle school campuses already have golf equipment. The course already hosts high school tournaments for La Joya, La Joya Palmview and La Joya Juarez-Lincoln and will soon be hosting the district tournament. Before that, however, there will be some more work done to improve the course, and every golfer will be happy to see. “Now that the water park is done being built, we will start working on the irrigation and a driving range,” Gutierrez said. “We need the driving range for the high school tournaments but it will be something that everyone can use.”


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Improved Brownsville Golf Center Challenges Golfers

There was a time when golfers complained about the deterioration of the Brownsville Golf Center golf course. Of course, when is there a time when golfers don’t complain – too much wind, not enough wind, unlevel playing surfaces, the hole was too small, they were robbed... the list goes on and on. Those times are long gone, according to city officials, as the city has reinvested into the course, making major improvements – and the response has been extremely positive. The Brownsville Golf Center opened in 1971 and was designed by Donald Sechrest. It measures 6,144 yards from the

longest tees and went through a renovation in 1999, when the City of Brownsville took over management of the operation. The course boasts a tropical landscape with challenging holes that features Bermuda grass and wide open fairways. While that may sound easy, water hazards come into play on nearly every hole. The front nine is a par-34 with three par 3s, one par 5 and 5 par 4s. It’s a short nine holes, ranging from 2,306 yards to 2,765 yards with three tee boxes. Also adding to the challenge are raised greens, water on nine holes and 10 grass bunkers. The No. 3 450-yard, par 4 will take a tee shot that will need to carry water and not fly off

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the path into the trees left and right, which pinch this fairway. Oh, and there’s water down the entire left side of the fairway. Number four has water down the entire left side of the 340-yard, par 4, plus a tough approach to the green thanks to water cutting into the left side of the fairway in front of the green and some trees that can block the shot if you come in too far on the left. The back nine is longer, a par 36 that measures 2,785 to 3,379 yards and has water on nine holes. The fairways are longer and the greens are a little harder. The par 4, No. 16 is a challenging 403yard hole with a tight fairway thanks to

out of bounds marked on the left side and water on the right along the first half of the fairway before it dog legs left and makes a tough approach to a raised green with water on the left and right side. The finishing hole – No. 18 – is a 601yard, par 5 from the tip, but it’s not just a grip-it-and-rip-it hole. It doglegs left and to make it more challenging there’s water close to the green on the right side. The course’s layout, despite prior conditions, was worth the trip. Now, with the course being in the best shape it has been in past years, it’s even more appealing to golfers of any level.

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Tony Butler Golf Course Namesake Remembered

If there is one course in the Rio Grande Valley that epitomizes golf, it’s Tony Butler Golf Course. The Harlingen public golf course bears the name of the man who helped bring some of the sport’s greatest athletes to the Rio Grande Valley for professional tournaments during the Great Depression. His style of play, a consistent short game and accurate putts, came to reflect the character of skills required for success to those pursuing challenges on the Tony Butler Municipal Golf Course. Born in Ganado, Texas, on April 19, 1908, Tony Butler died at the age of 71 on Dec. 9, 1979, following a 49-year career in golf. He gained fame with the four wood as he occasionally played entire

rounds of golf using only that club, and he proved to be accurate with the putter. Butler became captain of the Austin High School golf team and then at age 20 defeated Tinsley Penick for the Austin City Championship. His college golf career at the University of Texas was brief before he turned professional in 1928. However, later he returned to the University of Texas as the first golf coach at the university. In his Professional Golf Association career he advanced to compete against legendary professionals such as Gene Sarazen, Walter Hagen, and Dick Metz. In 1931, Butler won the Texas PGA title by shooting seven under par on the last

10 holes to beat Metz by one shot. Butler finished in the money six straight times in 1931. The next year, Butler finished second when the Texas PGA Championship was played at the Harlingen Country Club. In 1934, Butler traveled to the British Colonial Open at Nassau, The Bahamas, where he finished second to the 1927 leading money winner Bobby Cruickshank by a single shot. Butler was tall, thin, with small hands and slender arms. He was a regular competitor across Texas. One of his more notable highlights occurred in 1933 when he defeated the reigning National Open champion, Gene Sarazen, in an exhibition match at the old Corpus

Christi Country Club on Upriver Road. Shortly thereafter, Butler was contacted by the Harlingen Country Club about its golf pro position, a position he kept until 1937. He eventually left Harlingen for another position, and the Rio Grande Valley lost its position as part of the PGA Tour to bigger markets. His name reappeared on June 20, 1973, when the Harlingen municipal course was renamed in his honor. He retired to become a professional emeritus in 1975. The Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame chose him as one of its inductees in 1998. The course is located at 2640 South M St. in Harlingen. Call (956) 216-5970 for more information.

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Harlingen Country Club: Second Place Tie in Mid-Valley

“They love to play here – it’s not too tough but it can be challenging,” Richardson said. “And we enjoy having them here; of course we’ve made some friendships over the years.” From the annual South Texas Junior Golf Classic, featuring top junior players from throughout Texas, to the match play event Life Begins at Forty where players arrive from around the country, Harlingen Country Club, located at 550 Camino Real in Harlingen provides all golfer who play there are full menu of amenities from a fully stocked golf shop to a full schedule of events, golf lessons and full practice facilities. “We take pride in our course and its appearance and shape,” said Richardson, who has been at the Club for 18 years. “We love for them (Winter Texans) to come and enjoy it.”

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Like that baseball player in the minor leagues where the scouting report is something along the lines of “should be an impact player in the pros, maybe as soon as next year,” for Treasure Hills, next year has arrived. After being pretty much left in no man’s land for several years – up for sale but with no buyers, the course finally was sold and the new owners immediately got to work on all aspects of the course. Obviously that “spring training workout” has bee effective as the Winter Texan community voted the Harlingen course as its third favorite place to play in the Lower Valley. Built on rolling terrain, the wide fair-

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Walk into Tierra Del Sol just about any time of the day that it’s open and you’ll see some golfers – on the course, on the green, in the pro shop or chowing down on some of the best breakfast tacos in the Valley. It just seems like everything continues

to get better at the Pharr municipal course. Looking back a few years ago – when the course had incomplete cart paths, balding fairways and greens that wouldn’t hold the loftiest of shots – many wouldn’t believe it’s the same course. Now the cart paths are complete, there is grass pretty

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The name alone rings majestic – South Padre Island Golf Club. Winter Texans clearly feel the same way, voting the course with the most picturesque of views of the Laguna Madre and South Padre Island – even to the point of distracting golfers from the tee box – as their third favorite golf course in the Lower Valley. The South Padre Island Golf Club will challenge you while providing a relaxing, picturesque backdrop. A golfer’s accuracy will be tested on the somewhat tight fairways, water hazards and sand traps. “All in all, our goal is to provide you with a quality experience that includes exceptional service and a comfortable

atmosphere,” states the clubs web site. A nice breeze, a bright sun and the sound of seagulls.... this is a Picasso painting on golf. Located at 1 Golf House Road in Laguna Vista, the course can go from a normal to challenging course to extremely difficult when the wind decides to pay a visit. Golfers will never get away from that wind in South Texas – it’s made for the golf courses. South Padre Island Golf is a public course with 18 holes, par 72 and measures in at 6,800 yards. For information call 956-943-4653.

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for Winter Texans and their new golf pro Mike Fernuik has plenty of experience in golf club management, previously working at Harlingen Country Club. “Come back!” read one post on golflink.com related to the new Tierra Del Sol back in late 2015. “New greens keeper and it’s already starting to look better. Greens are good, with little break to the hole. The fairways are in good shape. The sand traps are also looking good.” Located at 700 E. Hall Acres Road in Pharr, Tierra del Sol plays nearly 6,800 from the longest set of tees. It currently has openings for its Winter Texan Leagues. Tierra Del Sol is a pubic, 18-hole golf course, par-72 and measures 6,767 yards. For information about Tierra Del Sol Golf Course, call 956-402-4545.

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Mission, 7pm, Helen Russell, $6pp. Fat Tuesday Dance - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 7-10pm, Hot Rodz Band, Mardi Gras Costume Ball, $8pp, popcorn & soda for sale, BYOB, reserved tables. Entertainment - Alamo Rose RV and MH Resort, 7pm, Jason Whorlow, $9pp. Dance - Mission Bell Resort/ Tradewinds, Mission, 7-10pm, Cabaret. Rock & Roll Jam - Casa del Valle Resort Park, Alamo, 7-9pm, free admission, meal served at 5 p.m. for each jam. Entertainment - Eldorado Acres RV Park, Palmview, 7-8:30pm, Vance Greek, $6pp at the door, drinks & snacks available for purchase. Mardi Gras Theme Dance - Fun N Sun Resort, San Benito, 7pm, Bushriders, $5pp. Dance - Alamo Rec-Veh Park, 7-10pm, Sweetwater, $6pp. Entertainment - Trail’s End RV Park, Weslaco, 7pm, William Florian, The John Denver Story, $8pp, tickets available at the door, refreshments at intermission. Bingo - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 7-9pm. Valentine’s Dance - Emerald Grove Park, Harlingen, 7-10pm, The Dixons. Wednesday, February 14 Breakfast on the Resaca - Palm Resaca Park, Brownsville, 7-9am, eggs, has browns, toast, sausages, beans, juice & coffee, $4pp, bring your RC boat & race around Resaca. Biscuits & Gravy - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 7-8:30am. Breakfast - Palmera Heights Park, La Feria, 7:30-9am, all you can eat pancakes, cup of applesauce, 2 sausage patties and all the coffee you can drink or 2 biscuits with sausage gravy and coffee, BYOTS, $3.50pp All You Can Eat Big Breakfast - Enchanted Valley Ranch, Mission, 7:309am, biscuits & gravy, pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, fruit cups, juice, and coffee. Craft & Flea Market - Fiesta Village, Mission, 8am-Noon, serving coffee, rolls, & lunch, for more information call 218290-4107. Fashion Show Ticket Sales - Aladdin Villas, Mission, 8am-Noon, $12 for show and lunch, 502 Mercury, for more information call 660-582-3668 or 956-5836784. Church Services - Paradise Park RV Resort, Harlingen, 9am, cookie fellowship begins at 8:30 a.m., everyone welcome, come as you are. Bluegrass Jam - Bentsen Palm RV Park, Mission, 9-11am, coffee & goodies, new jammers welcome, for more infor-

mation call 956-585-5807. Beginning Line Dance Instruction Casa del Valle Resort Park, Alamo, 10am, for more information call Brenda at 956685-1111. Square Dance - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 10am-Noon, Advance Dance. Round Dance - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 10am-1pm. Lunch - Mission West RV Park, Noon12:30pm, menu varies weekly. Intermediate Line Dance Instruction - Casa del Valle Resort Park, Alamo, 12:30pm, for more information call Brenda at 956-685-1111. Variety Jam - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 12:30pm, with Bob dolle, snack bar opens at 11:30am. Jam - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 12:30pm, cafe open 11:30am1pm. Jam - Eastgate RV & MH Park, Harlingen, 1pm. Country Jam - Chimney Park, Mission, 1-3pm, come for lunch at 11:30am, for more information call 956-585-5061. Big Band Jam - Valley View Estates, Mission, 2-4pm, cookies & coffee served, jam players are by invitation only. Valentine’s Day Entertainment - Winter Ranch RV Resort, Alamo, 2-4pm, Tavie’s Shake, Rattle, & Roll show, concessions available, $8pp. Entertainment - Oleander Acres, Mission, 2pm, Senior Ambassadors, $5pp, doors open at 1:30 pm, tickets available at the door, for more information call 503593-1457. Country Jam - Park Place Estates, Harlingen, 2-4pm, musicians by invitation only, acoustic instruments only. Happy Hour - Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Hitman, pass the hat. Social Hour - Siesta Retirement Village Park, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Diego, pass the hat, nachos, hot-dogs, coneys, popcorn, and soft drinks available. Supper - Big Valley Trailer Park, Donna, 4:30-6pm, all you care to eat pancake/ biscuit & sausage gravy, eggs, sausage, and applesauace, bring own table service, $5pp. Jam Lunch - Circle T RV Park, Mission, 4:30-5:30pm, chile hot dogs. Valentine’s Day Dinner & Dance Pine to Palm Resort, Weslaco, 5pm, Jason Wharlow, $15pp, doors open at 4pm. Hamburger Night - Pleasant Valley Resort, Mission, 5-7pm, hamburger, chicken sandwich, or veggie burger w/ chips and dessert, $5pp. Valentines Dinner & Show - Wagon City North, Mission, 5pm, Greg Jones, $10pp, tickets in advance, call 956-3424437 for ticket information. See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 35

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sions open. Valentine Dance - San Juan Gardens, 7-9pm, Leland Jones & Country Pickin’ Band, ice and set-ups available, open to the public. Dance - Tip O’ Texas RV Resort, Pharr, 7-10pm, Steven May and Southern Knights. Dance - Tip O’ Texas RV Resort, Pharr, 7-10pm, Steven May & Southern Knights. Entertainment - Countryside RV Park, Donna, 7-9pm, Men of A-Chord, $7pp. Sweetheart Dance - Quiet Village II, Donna, 7-9:30am, Good Ole Boys Band, $5pp, BYOB, pop, water & ice available. Valentine Show & Dance - Country Palms RV Park, San Juan, 7pm, Mary Chamberlin, $6pp. Valentine’s Day Dance - Dixieland Retirement Community MH and RV Park, Harlingen, 7-10pm, Bill Chrastil, $6pp. Dance - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-10pm, call for reservations. Square Dance - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 7pm. Valentine’s Day Dance - Park Place Estates, Harlingen, 7-10pm, Diego, $6pp, in the ballroom. Valentine’s Dinner & Dance - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 7pm, Leslie Blasing, happy hour at 6pm,

advance tickets only. Valentine’s Dance - Enchanted Valley Ranch, Mission, 7-10pm, Jeff Gordon, free ice, soda & water for sale. Valentine’s Day Dance - Split Rail RV Park, Mission, 7:30-10pm, Sipes & The Country Boys, $5pp, BYOB & snacks, for more information call 956-585-8135. Thursday, February 15 Craft Sale - Aladdin Villas, Mission, 7am-Noon, food available. Country Jam - El Valle Del Sol/El Valle de la Luna, Mission, 9-11am. Quilt Show - Leisure World Community, Weslaco, 9am-1pm, free event. Blue Grass Jam - Lamplighter Park, Mission, 9-11am, biscuits & gravy breakfast from 7-9am. All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast The Grove Subdivision, San Juan, 9amNoon, pancakes, eggs, sausage, waffles, applesauce and coffee, bring own dining utensils. Bible Study - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 10-11am. Lunch - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 11am-12:30pm, burgers & more. Jam & Lunch - Siesta Retirement Village Park, Weslaco, Noon-3pm, lunch served 12- 1pm, jam is from 1- 3pm, everyone welcome, contact Gene at 956447-9906 or 937-241-8297. See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 38

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Country Jam - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 12:30-3pm. Jam - Dixieland Retirement Community MH and RV Park, Harlingen, 12:30-3pm, open jam, country oriented, all instruments and vocalists welcome, refreshments, door prizes, and special guests. Country Jam Session - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 12:30pm, lunch at 11:30 am. Rock & Roll Jam - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 12:30pm, Howard O. Bedient, snack bar opens at 11:30am. Country Jam - Bluebonnet RV Park, Mission, 1pm, featuring Chuck Mathis. Dulcimer Jam - Texas Trails RV Resort, Pharr, 1-3pm, concessions. Acoustic Jam - Citrus Village, La Feria, 1-3pm, open to all players. Jam Sessions - W&I Resort, Mission, 1-3pm, cookies, bars, and popcorn, sloppy joes will be served from 11:30 am12:30 pm, all jammers and listeners are welcome. Jam - Shady Acres MH & RV Resort, Donna, 1-3pm, refreshments. Big Band Jam - Dream Valley Ranch, Mission, 1-3pm, cookies and coffee served for donations, soda & bottled water for sale. Line Dance - Lakewood RV Resort,

www.wttrgv.com Harlingen, 1-3pm. Acoustic Jam - Sundance RV Village, Harlingen, 2-4pm. Happy Hour - Victoria Palms Resort, Donna, 3-5pm, Diego, pass the hat, margarita & soda set-ups available, free popcorn & ice, BYOB, concessions open, for more information call 956-782-3263. Happy Hour - Southern Comfort Resort, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Diego, pass the hat. Happy Hour - Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Reagan James, pass the hat. Can/Am - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 3:30-6pm. Sausage & Soup Supper - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 4-5pm. Pancake Supper - Lemon Tree RV Inn, Mission, 4:30-6pm, BYOTS, coffee will be served, for more information call 605949-1050. Soup Supper - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 4:30pm, $3pp, bring your own table service, snack & dessert for sale. Supper - Eldorado Acres RV Park, Palmview, 4:30-6pm, homemade lasagna, garlic bread & salad, $8pp. Country Jam - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 5:30pm. Acoustic Music Jam - Palm Gardens, Harlingen, 6-8:30pm, everyone welcome, free admission.

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Big Band Jam - La Hacienda Estates, Alamo, 6:30-8:30pm, coffee & cookies available for free will donation, pop & ice cream bars for sale, for more information call 254-449-4568. Entertainment - Alamo Rec-Veh Park, 6:30pm, David Church, $10pp. Karaoke - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 6:30pm, snack bar open, free popcorn. Dance - Paradise Park RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-9pm, karaoke. Dance - Mission Bell Resort/ Tradewinds, Mission, 7-10pm, Texas Wheels, $6pp. Entertainment - Bentsen Palm RV Park, Mission, 7pm, Greg Jones, $6pp, for more information call 956-585-5807. Valentine’s Day Dance - Pine to Palm Resort, Weslaco, 7-10pm, Bill Chrastil, $6pp, doors open at 6:30pm, BYOB, ice, pop, & popcorn available. Dance - Alamo Palms MH & RV Park, 7-10pm, Sweetwater, $6pp. Entertainment - Winter Ranch RV Resort, Alamo, 7pm, Connie’s Cabaret, $6pp, concessions available. Valentine’s Show - Fun N Sun Resort, San Benito, 7pm, Mario Rosales, $18pp. Bingo - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 7-9pm. Entertainment - Siesta Retirement Village Park, Weslaco, 7pm, Shake, Rattle, &

Roll, $7pp, doors open at 6pm, popcorn, ice cream bars and soft drinks available, for information call 956-969-3558. Bingo - Enchanted Valley Ranch, Mission, 7-9:30pm, snacks for purchase, regular, speed, g games, horse race, and other games offered. Friday, February 16 Breakfast - Fiesta Village, Mission, 7:30-9am, pancakes & sausage with coffee. Craft Fair - San Juan Gardens, 8am, for more information call Judy at 515480-5929. Jam - Texan Mobile Home Park, McAllen, 9-11am. Soup & Salad Bar - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 11am-12:30pm. Rock & Roll Jam - Green Gate Grove, Palmview, 12:30pm, lunch is served at 11am, for more information call Martin at 636-459-5458. Jam - Split Rail RV Park, Mission, 1-3pm, serving coffee and cookies. Country Jam - McAllen Mobile Park, 1pm, dessert and coffee at intermission. Variety Jam - Bentsen Palm RV Park, Mission, 1-3pm, coffee & goodies, new jammers welcome, for more information call 956-585-5807. Ropa Style Show - Rio Valley Estates MH & RV Resort, Weslaco, 1pm, open to See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 44

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A Valentine’s Tribute to

Frank Sinatra and Friends

Wednesday, February 14 Ralph Kuster

Southern Comfort RV Resort 1501 Airport Dr., Weslaco TX

956-638-3158

Dinner/Show Show

4:30-8pm 6-8pm

$15 $7

Video Presentation with Every Song at Every Show!

TIMELESS TREASURES - 7PM

DELIGHTFULLY TALENTED COUPLE

DAVE & DAPHNE Return To Rio Grande Valley

DAVE:

DAPHNE:

BARBARA MANDRELL’S GUITARIST KNOWN FOR HIS INCREDIBLE GUITAR-PLAYING SKILLS!

SOUTHERN GOSPEL MUSIC FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR!

A High Energy Performance and Musical Variety Show You will Thoroughly Enjoy! 10 ONLY Don’t

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Feb. 11 Feb. 12 Feb. 14 Feb. 16 Feb. 17 Feb. 22 Feb. 23 Feb. 24 Feb. 25 Feb. 27

2018 Texas Tour

Valley View Estates Mosquite RV Bit ‘O Heaven 1015 RV Park Valley Star Award Show Casa Del Valle RV Resort Aladdin Village East Gate RV Resort Divine Community Center Citrus Valley Bentsen Grove

SHOWS IN RGV 2018

7:00 pm 7:00 pm 6:30 pm 6:30 pm

Mission La Feria Donna Weslaco

1:00 pm 7:00 pm 7:00 pm 7:00 pm 6:30 pm 7:00 pm

Alamo Mission Harlingen Divine McAllen Mission

Feb. 9 - Circle T RV Park, $6 1820 Clay Tolle St., Mission, 956-475-5018 Feb. 20 - Tropic Star RV Resort - $7 1401 S. Cage Blvd, Pharr, 956-787-5773 Feb. 26 - Hidden Valley Ranch- $7 7607 Bunker Dr., Mission, 316-350-4469

BROADWAY AND MOVIES - 7PM Feb. 28 - Paradise Resort Estates - $7 301 East Hall Acres, Pharr, 956-787-1521

COUNTRY CLASSICS 7PM

Mar. 1 - Casa Del Sol - $6 400 N. Val Verde, Donna , 956-464-9024

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2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Feb. 14 - Riverbend RV Park, Brownsville Feb. 21 - Pine to Palm, Weslaco Feb. 23 - Breeze Lake RV, Brownsville Feb. 24 - Paradise RV, McAllen Feb. 28 - McAllen Mobile Park, McAllen

Weekly Shows South Padre Island at Laguna Bob and Clayton’s Beach Bar

For bookings contact us at 512-296-0601

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2018 Texas Show Schedule:

Rio Valley Estates - Weslaco Southern Comfort RV Resort - Weslaco Magic Valley Resort - Weslaco Lemon Tree Resort - Mission Bentsen Palms Resort - Mission Orange Grove Resort - Edinburg Trophy Gardens - Alamo Tip O’ Texas - Pharr Winter Ranch RV Resort - Alamo Vals Kountry Corral - Mission Valley View Estates - Mission Trails End Resort - Weslaco Paradise Park Resort - Harlingen Alamo Country Resort - Alamo Countryside RV Park - Donna Blue Bonnet RV Resort - Mission Leisure Valley Resort - Mission Long Island Village - Port Isabel Fun N Sun Resort - San Benito

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THURSDAY

ROCK N’ ROLL JAMS

PATIO SALE - 8AM – 12 NOON Saturdays, Feb. 24

For more info 956-787-5773

Every Tuesday • 1-3pm

SQUARE DANCING WITH JOE & CHRIS SALTEL For more information Call 956-283-7581 www.joesaltel.com

CRAFT SHOW Mar. 2 • 7:30 - 12noon Breakfast & Lunch Served

SUNDAY ENTERTAINMENT

Feb. 18 – New Christie Minstrels William Florian “Those were the days” - $8 - 2pm QUILT SHOW Feb. 22 • 10-2pm • $2 CRAFT SHOW Mar. 10 • 8-12pm Singles welcome! All events held in the ballroom For Information on all events call: 956-782-3263

Feb. 15th - Weslaco Inn, 7pm., Weslaco, 956-351-5158

Call to book your show: (712) 540-0452

Doors Open at 6:15

Feb. 20 - Ralph Kuster Feb. 27 - Spittin Image

TUESDAY DANCES - 7PM

MARDI GRAS PARTY Feb. 13 • Music Town - $6 VALENTINES LUNCH/SHOW Feb. 14 • Jason Whhorlow - $13

Feb.14th - Southern Oasis RV Park, 5pm., Mission, 319-240-8399

Dates available for booking: Feb. 13, 17, 19, & 22. Would consider additional evening dates: Feb. 10, 11, & Feb.23.

SHOWS 7PM

Feb. 20 – Country Pickin - $7 Country Dance - $7

Feb. 12th - Heritage Square RV Park, 7pm., Mission, 563-340-6493

Feb. 24th - McAllen Mobile RV Park, 7pm, McAllen, 956-874-5041

(Sponsored by Softball)

Margarita and Soda Set-ups. Free Popcorn and ice. BYOB. Concession Open

Feb. 11th - Palm Shadows RV Park, 2pm., Donna, 956-464-3326 or 607-427-3082

Feb. 23rd - Border Theatre, 2pm., Mission, 612-281-7147

Doors Open at 6:15

Feb. 9 - Ralph and the Cruisers Feb. 16 - Sweetwater Feb. 23 - Sock Hop w/DJ Dan

FRIDAY

1201 E. 8th St., Mission, 612-281-7147 (Corner of Bryan Rd. & E. 8th St., South of Bus. 83)

Feb 21st - San Juan Gardens, 7pm., McAllen, 402-657-9202

DANCES – 7PM

Fish Fry Buffet Style • 4pm• $9.99 Variety Dance – 7pm Feb. 9 – The Original Castaways - $6 Feb. 16 – 70’s Party, Pelican West - $9

Feb. 10th - Winter Texan Fiesta, 11am food, show 1pm.,

Feb. 20th - Quiet Village II RV Park 7pm., Donna, 316-393-3004

1401 S. Cage Blvd. Pharr • 956-787-5773

HAPPY HOUR - Pass the hat - 3pm Feb. 15 • Diego

Terry Smith 2018 Shows

Feb. 18th - Alamo Palms RV Park, 6pm., Alamo, 320-344-1022

(956)782-3263

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“A Songwriter with a different touch”

Feb. 18th - Kenwood RV & MH Park, 2:30pm., La Feria, 956-797-1851

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Terry Smith Show

Feb. 16th - Val Verde RV Park, 6pm., Donna, 515-681-9561

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Division of WILDER CORPORATION

SATURDAY NIGHT DANCES Agency – February 10 • $8 Diego – February 17 • $6 Jealous Heart – February 24 • $5 Sweetwater – March 3 • $6 Concessions & Setups Available 7 pm to 10 pm • BYOB

VALENTINE’S DANCE

Jay & Tammy/Wade Benson Landry – Feb. 14 • $10 ENTERTAINMENT • 7pm

Senior Ambassadors February 11 - $5 Southern Anthem February 18 - $8 Kenny Hess February 25 - $7 Patsy Cline March 1 - $7 Kelli Marie March 4 - $6 Tickets available in advance or at the Door

EVERY FRIDAY JAMS

12:30 - Following Manager’s Lunch 800 SH 495 Alamo, TX 78516 956-685-5300 Terry & Gayle Steinbeck Activity Directors

ROUND DANCING

with Ron and Georgine Woolcock 360-789-8657 Randy and Rose Wulf 360-561-8999

Ron & Cheryl Schimmel - Activity Directors

2215 East West Blvd., Mercedes, Texas

Linda Anklam Activity Director • 956-565-1506

Llano Grande Upcoming Events February 8th -17th, 2018

Online Tickets Now Available for shows only at www.hyneseventcenter.com

Fri. Feb. 9

Jam Session 2-4pm Rec Hall

Fri. Feb. 9 & Feb. 16

FISH FRY 4pm-6pm All You Can Eat! $9.25 pp

Sat. Feb. 10 • 8am-12pm PARK WIDE PATIO SALE Sat. Feb. 15 • 7pm

TRIBUTE TO GEORGE STRAIT WITH GORDY WENSEL $10 pp • Doors open at 6pm

Hynes Event Center - Bar and Concessions Available

DANCES

Sat. Feb. 10 7pm - 10pm

Dance to The Cruisers

“Mardi Gras Theme”- $10 Bar and Concessions Available

out of park tickets sold one week prior

Sat. Feb. 17 7pm - 10pm

Dance to Route 66 RGV • $6 Bar and Concessions Available

out of park tickets sold one week prior

Feb. 14 - Karaoke Meal 4pm - 6pm • $7.50 pp

Chicken Alfredo, Fettuccini, California Blend, Roll, Coffee or Iced Tea Hynes Event Center

Wed. Feb. 14

Karaoke with Harry & Judy - 5pm

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PUBLIC DANCES EVERY FRIDAY 7-10PM • $6

Feb. 9 • Steve May Feb. 16 • Jealous Heart Feb. 23 • Sweetwater - $7 ENTERTAINMENT • 7 pm Feb 11 • Greg Jones - $7 Feb. 13 • Pan O Steel - $5 Feb. 20 • Bob Dolle & the Hall of Fame Band - $6

CRAFT SALE / RUMMAGE SALE

Mar. 3 • 8am - 12pm JAMS

Every Thursday Dulcimer 1:00pm - 3:00pm Every Saturday Big Band Variety 2:00pm - 4:00pm Every Monday Country 1:00pm - 3:00pm 501 W. Owassa Rd • Pharr, Texas 78577 956-787-6538

Mission Bell - Tradewinds RV Resorts

Mission Bell - 1711 E Business Hwy 83 Tradewinds RV Resorts 1005 N Stewart Rd

CRAFT SHOWS Mission Bell - Mondays 8am--12pm February 19 & March 19 Tradewinds - Saturdays 8am--12pm February 17 & March 17

DANCES 7PM-10PM

All Dances held in Mission Bell Ballroom

Texas Wheels - $6 Feb. 8, 15, 22 & Mar.1,8,15,22 Barefoot Becky - $10 February 12 Cabaret - February 13 Gleen Miller Orchestra - $25 February 28 Ralph and the Cruisers - $10 March 3 The Ramblers • FREE • 3pm March 4 The Agency - $10 March 9

ENTERTAINMENT • 7PM

Feb. 17 - Carpenters - $12 Feb. 20 - Piano Man - $8 Feb. 27 - Kelli Marie - $7

For information call 956-585-4833 stay@missionbellrvresort.com

1701 N International Blvd, Weslaco, TX

956-968-0322

Happy Hour Dances 3-4:30PM

Mon.-Carlos Canas (Feb. 19) Mon.-Diego Saurina (Feb. 12 & 26) Tuesday-Lynn Dvorak Wednesday-Hitman Thursday-Regan James Friday-Johnny D

Sat Night Dances (7-10PM) Feb. 10 Route 66 $6 PP Feb. 17 Classic Band $6 PP (Oldies Dance for Valentines Day)

Feb. 24 Steven May Band $6 PP Mar. 3 Pelican West $8 PP Mar. 10 Bottomline $6 PP PUBLIC WELCOME! Shannon Clugston, Activity Director 417-499-3395

CASA DEL SOL JAMS - EVERY FRIDAY Lunch starts at 10:45am Music - 12noon

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YARD SALE Sat. Feb. 10 • 8am-12pm OPEN TO PUBLIC HOE DOWN DANCE Sat. Feb. 10 • 4pm-6pm • $5 Lines, Polkas, Schottische, Easy Moves To Everyone DANCES - 7pm Feb. 9 - Leslie Blasing - $7 Feb. 16 - Swing Sock Hop - $5 Mar. 2 - Diego - $6 ENTERTAINMENT - 7PM Feb. 21 - JC Harrison - $7 Feb. 25 - Spittin Image - $7 Feb. 28 - Rusty Rierson - $7 VALENTINE’S DANCE Feb. 14- Diego - $6 JAMS Every Wednesday - 2pm-4pm Country Music, Concession Available A Division of Wilder Corporation 5401 W. Bus. 83 • Harlingen (956) 412-0375

214 E. Chimney Rd Mission, TX

956-581-1033

www.ontheriver.net PORK TENDERLOIN SERVED DAILY

DANCES – 7PM

Feb. 19 - Butch Danielski Hoedown - $5

VALENTINES DINNER/SHOW

Feb. 14 - Mario Rosales - $15 • 7pm

NEW RESIDENT SPECIAL Rent 2 Months Get 1 Month Free Joe & Kathy Compton, Park Managers 400 N. Val Verde Rd. - Donna, TX 78537

956-464-9024

(Formerly Pharr Paradise Park)

EVERY SUNDAY

Non-Denominational Church Services -10am Movies – 7pm - Snack Bar Open

EVERY TUES. BINGO - 6:15PM Snack Bar Open at 6:00pm

EVERY THURSDAY KARAOKE 6:30pm - Snack Bar Open Free Popcorn

DANCES • 7PM - 10PM Sat. Feb. 17 - Agency • $10 Advanced Tickets Sat. Feb. 24 - Hired Hands • $5

ENTERTAINMENT • 7PM

Feb. 18 - Men of A-Chord • 3pm 563-321-9985 Feb. 23 - Country Hall of Fame Band Feb. 28 - Ralph Kuster - $7

CRAFT SALE

Feb. 27 - 8-12noon - Lunch Served

JAMS • 12:30PM

Every Wed. Variety w/ Bob Dollie Every Thurs. Rock N Roll w/ Howard O. Bedient Snack Bar Open at 11:30am

956-223-9359 - Del Briggs

www.pharrparadiseresort.com OPEN - DAILY 11 AM - 8 PM

Heart of Texas

Road Show & Dance

SHOWS – 7PM

Feb. 8 - Greg Jones - $7 Feb. 15 - 4 His Glory - $6 Feb. 18 - RGV Band - $5 • 3pm Feb. 22 - Jeff Gordon - $7 Feb. 25 - Leslie Blasing - $8

E. Hall Acres Rd. Paradise 301Pharr TX 78577 S. HWY. 281 Resort (Behind Estate Burger King)

Barefoot Becky & The Ivanhoe Dutchmen Thursday February 15 $10 • 1-5PM

MOE BANDY CONCERT SAT. MAR. 3 - $45

Amber Digby

8:30PM - DOORS OPEN 6PM

Tickets for all events sold at Riverside club (Cash Only)

LIVE MUSIC Sundays 2-6pm

Feb. 11 – Renaissance Rockers Feb. 18 - Riverside Band Feb. 25 - Riverside Band

1 Hour Tours

Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat. - 12pm -Seniors (62+): $10 -Adults: $12

Tony Booth

LIVE MUSIC 1-5pm

Wed. The Castaways Thurs.The Coins Fri. Kenaston Band Sat. Hitman

River Tours

2 Hour Tours

Tue. & Thurs. 1pm -Seniors(62+): $19 -Adults: $23 CASH ONLY

Reservations suggested but not required. 15 minimum for boat to depart for 1 hour and 25 minimum for 2 hrs. Call to schedule your tour hours or to plan your group tour of 25 or more.

Dion Pride

Justin Trevino

Sat., Feb. 24 – 7-11pm - $30

General Admission. Doors open 5:30pm CANADA DAY • Tuesday, March 6 • 1-5PM VALENTINE’S DAY DANCE Feb. 14 – 1-5pm $10 Door Prizes!! Debbie & Gordy

ST. PATRICK DAY DANCE • 1-5PM Corned Beef Dinner (while it lasts)

FRIDAY

Catfish, Cod, Shrimp, or Combo Dinners w/Baked Beans, Hush Puppies, Cole Slaw and French Fries


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1051 W Bus Hwy 83 • Donna, TX 78537

SPECIAL EVENT

Feb 13 (TUES) • Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Ball/Hot Rodz Band $8 Costumes/Prizes/Food/Reservations Suggested

EVERY TUESDAY

Country Jam Sessions • 12-2:30 pm Happy Hour with Diego • 3:30-5 pm • Donations BYOB/Popcorn & Soda for Sale

EVERY WEDNESDAY ENTERTAINMENT • 6:30 PM

Popcorn/soda/ice cream bars for sale Feb 7 • Bob Dolle and the Variety Band • $6 Feb 14 • Dave & Daphne Show • $8 Feb 21 • Laughing Bird Show • $7 Feb 28 • Southern Anthem Family Band • $7

EVERY THURSDAY • SOUP SUPPER 4:30 pm • $3 ALL YOU CAN EAT/BYOTS Dessert for sale

EVERY FRIDAY • DANCE 7-10 pm • Popcorn/soda for sale Feb 9 • Burnin’ Ember • $7 Feb 16 • The Hitman • $6 Feb 23 • Dixon Company Band • $6

EVERY SUNDAY • KARAOKE 5 pm • ALL WELCOME

CRAFT FAIR

Second Friday Every Month • 8 - NOON

PATIO SALES

Second Saturday Every Month • 8 - NOON

SUSAN THOMAS, ACTIVITY DIRECTOR 603-396-2786

Weslaco Elks Lodge #2057

HOMEMADE SPAGHETTI SPAGHETTI HOMEMADE

EveryWednesday Wednesday •• Public Every PublicInvited Invited 5:30 7:00PM PM 5:30 PM to 7:00 $7.00 a plate$7.00 • Comes with the works a plate

CHICKEN FRIED STEAK / CHICKEN CHICKEN FRIED STEAK Every Thursday • Public /CHICKEN Invited

Every 6:00 Thursday Public PM to• 8:00 PMInvited 6:00$9.00 PM toa 8:00 PM plate $8.00 a plate • Choice Chicken Fried Choice Chicken Fried of Steak or Chicken Steak orofChicken Fried Chicken Breast, Served with green bean cassrole, also mashed potatoes, green bean mashed potatoes with gravy and a dinner roll casserole, and a dinner roll

FRIDAY FISH FRY

Every PORK Friday •ROAST Public Invited Every Friday Invited 5:30 PM •toPublic 7:00 PM 6:00$7.00 PM toa 8:00 platePM

$8.00 Choice of Atlantic Codaorplate “American” Catfish Plates include frenchDINNER fries, hushSUNDAY puppies, FRIED CHICKEN cole slaw, coffee or tea 2018 FEBRUARY THRU MARCH February 11th and 25th FRIED CHICKEN DINNER

March 11th and Sunday • Everyone is 25th Welcome CallOuts In or Take Out 968-7115 Take Available • Call to Order Dinners Served • $10.00/plate October 2016 to 2:00 March 2017 10:00 AM to PM Feb.3 12, Feb. Plates include Pieces of26, our “Famous” Mar. 12 and Mar. 26Mashed Fried Chicken, Green Beans, Dinners Served $10.00/plate Potatoes, Cole Slaw •and your choice of 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Tea or Coffee Homemade Pies and Cakes Plates include 3 of extra fried chicken, are available forPieces a small charge green beans, mashed potatoes, cole slaw and your choice of tea or coffee

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Homemade pies and cakes are available 201 S. Border Weslaco, for a Ave. small •extra charge TX 78596

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Canyon Lake RV Park EVERY TUESDAY All Welcome Country Jam - 6pm Food Available 4:30pm 6pm DANCE - 7pm Feb. 14 - Richard Lynch - $7 Mar. 17 - JC Sound Machine St. Patricks Day - $7 HAPPY HOUR Mar. 8 - Diego 6pm-7:30pm • BYOB ENTERTAINMENT -7pm Mar. 3 - Wade Landry - $7 EVERY THURSDAY Starting Feb. 15 Rock ‘N Roll Jam • 6pm Food Available 4:30 - 6:pm Beverly Girardot/Activity Team 4770 N. Mayberry Road, Mission 956-580-7654

American Legion Post 37

1305 E. Jasmine Ave. McAllen TX, 78501

956-682-7841

Every Wednesday Tacos & Chalupas 5-7pm

Feb. 14 – Coins • 5-9pm Feb. 21 & 28 – Jack Kay • 5-9pm

Every Friday - Draw – 6pm Dinner 5 to 7 & Dance 7 to 11 SATURDAY DANCES • 10PM

Feb. 10 & 24 • Texas Wheels • $6 Singles Welcome

VALLEY STAR AWARDS Feb. 17 • 1-4pm • $15 Lunch starting at 11am

VALENTINE’S DINNER & DANCE Texas Wheels Feb. 14 • 7-10pm • $15 ROCK & ROLL JAM EVERY TUES. Jam 7-9pm, Dinner 5-6:30pm

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From pg. 38 public, $1pp, indoors at Friendship Rec Hall. Jam - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 1-3pm. Acoustic Bluegrass Jam - Trail’s End RV Park, Weslaco, 1-3pm, lunch available from 12-1pm, singers need prior approval, contact Ray at 618-499-4813. Polka Jam - Enchanted Valley Ranch, Mission, 1-3pm, coffee and refreshments at break. Happy Hour - Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Johnny D, pass the hat. Happy Hour - Bluebonnet RV Park, Mission, 3-5pm, at the Tiki Hut, weather permitting, BYOB, soda and pizza available. Fish Fry - Victoria Palms Resort, Donna, 4-7:30pm, $9.99 pp, buffet style with all the fixings, for more information call 956-782-3263. Happy Hour - Tip O’ Texas RV Resort, Pharr, 4-5:30pm, Steven May solo, pass the hat, food available. Jam Sessions - Hidden Valley Ranch RV & MH Park, Mission, 5:30pm, refreshments available at 4:30 pm and jam starts at 5:30 pm, for more information call 316-655-3272. Fish Fry - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 5:30pm, happy hour with Claude at 4pm. Country Jam - Tradewinds RV Resort, Mission, 6-8pm, cake served, everyone welcome.

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Entertainment - 1015 RV Park, Weslaco, 6:30pm, Bill Clayton Piano & Comedy Show. Dance - Citrus Valley RV Park, McAllen, 7-10pm, Dennis Amundson Solitary Man, $6pp, door prizes, popcorn, singles welcome, for more information call 605999-1488. Show - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-9pm, Carpenter Once More, $10pp. Dance - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 7-10pm, Diego, $6pp, singles are welcome. Entertainment - Paradise Park RV Resort, Harlingen, 7pm, Richard Lynch Band, $10pp. 70’s Party - Victoria Palms Resort, Donna, 7-10pm, Pelican West, $9pp, margarita & soda set-ups available, free popcorn & ice, BYOB, concessions open, for more information call 956-782-3263. Dance - Texas Trails RV Resort, Pharr, 7-10pm, Jealous Heart, $6pp, BYOB and concession. Entertainment - Casa del Valle Resort Park, Alamo, 7-9pm, Shake, Rattle & Roll, $7pp. Dance - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 7-10pm, The Hitman, $6pp, popcorn & soda for sale, BYOB. Dance - Fun N Sun Resort, San Benito, 7pm, Texas Wheels, $6pp. Entertainment - Oleander Acres, Mission, 7-8:30pm, Bill Chrastil, $7pp, doors open at 6:30 pm, tickets available at the door, for more information call 503-5931457. Entertainment - Rio Valley Estates MH & RV Resort, Weslaco, 7pm, Kenny Hess, $7pp. Dance - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 7pm, Barefoot Becky, $10pp. Entertainment - Eastgate RV & MH Park, Harlingen, 7pm, Southern Anthem, $6pp advanced tickets, $7pp at the door, doors open at 6pm. Entertainment - Circle T RV Park, Mission, 7pm, Tammy & Jay, $6pp. Dance - Magic Valley Park, Weslaco, 7-10pm, The Agency, $10pp in advance, popcorn, pop and ice available, BYOB. Dance - Valley View Estates, Mission, 7pm, Johnny D, $5 advance tickets, $6pp day of dance, BYOB and snacks, ice and soda available. Entertainment - Lazy Palm Ranch, Edinburg, 7pm, William Florian “Those Were the Days”, $7pp, doors open at 6:30pm, concessions available. Entertainment - Country Palms RV Park, San Juan, 7pm, Greg Jones, $6pp. Dance - Park Place Estates, Harlingen, 7-9:30pm, The McCoys, $5pp, in the ballroom. Dance - Tropic Star RV Resort, Pharr, 7-10pm, Sweet Water, doors open at 6:15pm, popcorn, ice, and soda available. Dance - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 7-10pm, Ralph & The Cruisers, $10pp.


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cial management, travel agencies, and tour operators among many others. Our sponsors, Boggus Ford, Rio Grande Regional Hospital and Winter Texan Times make it possible for the Travel, Health & Wellness Expo to present a broad selection of destinations and attractions and to promote local culture to all who attend. This year’s entertainment at the Expo will feature the Las Vegas style tribute to “The Rat Pack” with performers representing Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr., plus Marilyn Monroe. Also appearing at this year’s Expo will be one of the Rio Grande Valley’s best bands, The Agency. Also performing at this year’s show will be Key & Strings, Lauren Corzine, Brooks Ausborn, Eddie Saenz, and Caitlyn Ausborn. So stop by the McAllen Convention Center, located at 700 Convention Center Blvd., and visit exhibitors from around the region and beyond for the best deals on vacation packages, find health and wellness solutions, stay around for the awesome music and win prizes, of course. Admission is always free! For more information, please call the McAllen Chamber at 956-682-2871.

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Caterpillar Reunion Thursday, Feb. 8 – A Caterpillar Reunion will be held at Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, 4100 N. 2nd St. in McAllen at 11 a.m. For information call Jana Fleming at (309) 251-0875. Pennsylvania Reunion Thursday, Feb. 8- The Pennsylvania Winter Texans Luncheon will be held at the China Café, 4713 N. 10th St, McAllen. Meet at 11 a.m. & eat at 11:30. RSVP to Allyn at 570-335 7209 or jah23@epix. net before Feb. 7. Minnesota D.O.T. Get together February 8 - Retirees from the Minnesota Department of Transportation will get together at 1 p.m. at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N. 2nd St in McAllen. For information call Sandy at (956) 578-2946. Davis County, Iowa Friday, Feb. 9 – A Davis County Iowa Reunion will be held at 1 p.m. at Ann’s Restaurant, 221W. Bus. 83, in San Juan. For information call Betty Kline at (641) 680-2298.

Bremer County, Iowa Luncheon Friday, Feb. 9 – Residents of Bremer County, Iowa will have a lunch at Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, 4100 N. 2nd. St., McAllen, at 11 a.m. For more information, contact Sam Smith at 319-269-9308. Diagonal County, Iowa Friday, Feb. 9 – Diagonal, County, Iowa Reunion will be held at Ann’s Restaurant, 221 W. Bus. 83, in San Juan at 11:30 a.m. For questions, call 515-8228731 Wapello County, Iowa Breakfast Saturday, Feb. 10 – A Wapello County, Iowa Breakfast will be held at 8:30 a.m. at Junction Café, 11 S. Cage Blvd, in Pharr. For questions call Dan Guillian at (641) 954-2453 or (641) 777-7819. Bounders of America Thursday, Feb. 8 – The RGV Chapter of Bounders of America will meet at Don Lupe Grill, 7208 W. Expressway 83, in Palmview at 1 p.m. For more information call Ray Fink at (402) 733-8972. See REUNIONS & MEETINGS pg. 47

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From pg. 46 Freeborn, Minnesota County Reunion Saturday, Feb. 10 – Residents of Freeborn County in Minnesota will meet at 11 a.m. at the Riverside Club, 214 E. Chimney Road, in Mission. For information call (956) 581-1033. Delaware County, Iowa Monday, February 12 – A Delaware County reunion will be held at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N 2nd St., McAllen at 11 a.m. For information call Marilyn Lange at (563) 608-3555. Red Hat Queen’s Council Monday, Feb. 12 – Red Hat Queen’s Council Meeting will begin with a field trip to Valley Nature Center, 301 S. Border Ave. in Weslaco at 10 a.m. Cost is $5. Lunch will follow at Lin’s Chinese Buffet, 2998 W. Expressway, Weslaco at 11:30 a.m. Hitchhiker Owners Monday, Feb. 12 - Hitchhiker owners and previous owners will meet for food, fun and fellowship at Mr. Gatti’s, 4200 N. Col .Rowe Blvd. For questions, call Judy Whitley, 307-421-0999, or Dennis Shackelford, 307-421-2617. Martin County, Minnesota February 12 – A Martin County luncheon will be held at China Cafe, 4713 North 10th Street in McAllen at 11:30 a.m. For information call Ron at (507) 236-7771. SEMBA Texas Reunion Monday, Feb. 12 – A SEMBA Texas Reunion acoustic jam music will be held at Acacia Park, 89 E. Business 83 in Alamo. $1 donation; 5 for lunch of barbecue, chips cake & Coffee. Bring your own acoustic instruments for playing and jamming. For information call (507) 2511884. Michigan Good Sam Luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 13 – A Michigan Good Sam Luncheon will be held at noon at Golden Coral, 300 W. Expressway 83, Weslaco. For information call Sue at (616) 291-6313. Thief River Falls & Northwest Minnesota Area Tuesday, Feb. 13 – A Thief River Falls and Northwest Minnesota reunion will be held at 1 p.m.. at t Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, 4100 N. 2nd St. in McAllen. For information call Bjorsness at (218)-689-4289 or (218)689-2966.. Ottertail County, Minnesota Tuesday, Feb. 13 – A Ottertail County reunion will be held at 11:30 a.m. at t Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, 4100 N. 2nd St. in McAllen. For information call Ron at (218)-2050921. Alcoa Retirees Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Alcoa retirees will meet at Mr. Gatti’s in McAllen at 11:30 a.m. For information call (563) 249-1235. Buchanan, Iowa Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Buchanan County, Iowa Reunion is planned at Mr. Gatti’s

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Pizza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information contact Carol Jones (563) 920-3167 or Shirley Seamans (319) 533-6889. Upper Valley Home Owners Association Wednesday, Feb. 14 – The Upper Valley Home Owners Association will meet at Twin Lakes RV Resort, 301 N. Shary Road in Mission at 9 a.m. to discuss issues affecting RV owners in Hidalgo County. For information go to www.uppervalleyhomeownersassociation.org. Parkers Prairie, Minnesota Breakfast Thursday, Feb. 15 – Winter Texans from Parkers Prairie, Minn. will meet for breakfast at El Dorado Restaurant, 755 Main Street, Alamo at 9 a.m. For questions call Deb at (320) 766-4103. Iowa Breakfast Friday, Feb. 16 – An Iowa breakfast will be held at Shrine Nomad Hall, 1044 W. Nolana in Pharr from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Teamsters Reunion Saturday, Feb. 17 – The Teamsters Reunion will be held at 10 a.m. at Ann’s Restaurant, 221 W. Bus. 83, in San Juan. For questions call Ernie Kalb at (262) 749-4001. Lois Club Is your name Lois? Come to the annual Lois Club meeting and have lunch with people named Lois. It will be held Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 11 am. at Golden Corral Restaurant in 300 W. Expressway, Weslaco, on Exp. 83 off Texas Blvd. No reservations required. For questions call Lois Tobin at (314) 303-0768. Retired Nurses Luncheon Thursday, Feb. 20 – A Valley-wide Retired Nurses’ Luncheon will be held at12:30 p.m. at Peter Piper Pizza, 3101 E. Expressway, Weslaco. For information call Jan Bergman at (956) 781-8485 or (956) 532-1223. 3M Retirees Wednesday, Feb. 21 – 3M retirees and friends will meet at Victoria Palms Restaurant on Expressway 83 and Victoria Road in Donna at 10:30 a.m. For information call Louise at (612) 916-9236 or Hartly at (956) 289-8261 or (320) 2821231. WCSA Reunion Wednesday, Feb. 21 – WSCA winter reunion will be at Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, 4100 N. 2nd. St.,McAllen, at 11 a.m. For information call LaVonne at 701-640-4991. Cassville, Missiouri Wednesday, Feb. 21 – Cassville, Missouri reunion will be held at Nana’s Taqueria, 1802 S. International Blvd., Weslaco, at 12 p.m. For questions call Mary Potts at (918) 639-2084. Hormel reunion Wednesday, Feb. 21 – Hormel employees past and present are invited to meet at Linns on Expressway 83 in Weslaco at 11:30 a.m. For more information contact Charles Forsberg at (402)639-6830.

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Two years later in 2006, Sharon reached the expert level, the same year she lost her husband. She found shuffleboard to be “a very social thing where you meet many nice people.” Many of the players are Canadians, with many having a background in the popular sport of curling, which has some similarities. Bill Piett from Erickson, Manitoba, has played the sport a lot over the past 30 years and had his first trophy in 1988. He became the first one to reach 2,000 points a few years back. Piett, who stays at Pine to Palm Resort in Weslaco, is now at about 2,300, but attributes much of it to good partners. Currently, for doubles, his partner is Jim Coates, from Brandon Manitoba, who also stays at Pine to Palm, a park started by a Canadian with a large clientele of those from Canada. Piett has a new partner for the mixed division in Shirley Crocker, coming from Victoria Palms in Donna. Piett, who has been to international shuffleboard tourneys in Australia and Japan, plays every week. He likes sports and says “shuffleboard is easy to play, it’s inexpensive and you meet a lot of people.” One of those he met, was Clayton Bakke from Regina, Saskatchewan, a very good opponent for two years. Now Piett sees Bakke’s son, Garth, at the tournaments. The younger Bakke, who has been at Pine and Palms for five years, was shuffling last Friday and said he had the privilege of having his expert dad as a partner for two years after being introduced to the sport along with

strategies. Both had also curled back home in Canada. Usually if one is good at curling, it carries over to shuffleboard, Bakke said. This is the second year he has been joined by Eric Polzin, from Janesville, Wisconsin, as partner. For the mixed division, Bakke’s partner is Barb Brezinski, from The Pas, Manitoba, who has been among the shufflers from Pine to Palm for the last 17 winters. She has been in tournaments for the past seven years and reached expert status two years ago. It was her husband, Ron, an expert for many years, whose passion rubbed off on her. “I enjoy it and moving up brings more of a challenge,” Brezinski said. “I love meeting all the people.” The tournament runs until Feb. 23, according to Ed Yauchzae, shuffleboard chairman at the host park, who sees that the 20 courts are in top shape along with cleaning and waxing the discs. Individuals and teams are eliminated after two losses. The GAO tourney has been held at Casa Del Sol for many years, with Yauchzae, also an expert, being involved with it for the last 14 years. The courts are considered among the best in the RGV, and he stressed the condition of them is only made possible by the volunteers. A number of residents return to the park each year because of the great shuffleboard courts. Yauchzae said, “A lot of shufflers [here] are the best in the state.” Many of the top players will be seen at the Feb. 18 GAO Awards Banquet. It will be held at Texas Trails RV Resort in Pharr starting with refreshment time at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m.


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Rodz and the Renaissance Rockers. Up for Gospel Group of the Year are: 4 His Glory, Absolutely Country-Definitely Gospel, Ambassadors of Grace, and Mark Vice – Servant With A Song. Duet Musical Group of the Year nominees are: Dave & Daphne, Diego & Edith, Wade & Teresa Landry and Freddie & Sheila Pelletier Nominees for Novelty or Comedy Act of the Year are: Bernie & Red, Castaway, Gomer & Patsy (Gary Crain) and Roger Wayne – Illusionist. Family Vocal Group of the Year nominees are: Goldwing, Lindley Creek, Punches Family and Southern Anthem. Country Western Band of the Year nominees are: Dixon & Co., Regan James & Hired Hand, Roger Kenaston Band and Jealous Heart. Don’t forget to fill in the write-in space

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Bellert. This is Bellert’s 16th out of 17 years producing the Winter Texan Fiesta for the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce. The Winter Texan Fiesta concert will be held at the Mission CEED building, located at 801 N. Bryan Road. This is a new location for the event, and the museum’s Artesano Market will be held next door at the Mission Parks & Recreation building. The market will take place, Feb. 9 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Texas-style barbecue sandwiches will be served before the concert Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. to those with a free meal ticket voucher obtained from the Mission Chamber of Commerce prior to the event. Call the chamber at 956-5852727 to check availability of meal tickets. The entertainment begins at 12:30 p.m. David Church David Church, the star of RFD-TV’s Midwest Country Show for over 10 years, along with his wife, Terri Lisa, has been

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The two brothers, Michelito Lagravere and Andre Lagravere, will face off at the Santa Maria Bull Ring in La Gloria, Texas. Andre Lagravere performed a stunning performance last season at Santa Maria Bull Ring. The then-17-year-old matador was brutally tossed by a bull, who shredded his suit of lights (as the matador’s uniform is called). After being attended by medics, he returned to the ring with his mid-section taped and proceded to face the last bull of the day. While the bulls are uninjured in bloodless bullfights, the sometimes thrilling, sometimes chilling performances by the brave matadors are highly dangerous for those who face the 1,000-pound bulls with no protection, no horses, no weapons – only a red cape. Despite his injuries last season, Andre was relentless as he forced the bull to comply with his cape demands, passing the bull with five to six series on each side. He then went to adorning passes that would end up with him kneeling in front of the bull touching his horn. The fans went crazy with a constant roar of “Ole!” said Fred Renk, owner of Santa Maria Bullring. He would then continue as if driven by a higher power, Renk said. Passing the bull closer and closer to his body, he ended the fight by leaning over the horns and removing the rose attached by velcro to the bulls back, symbolically killing the animal. The accolades went on and on with flowers, hats, cigars and more flowers as he took his triumphant walk around the ring three times, Renk recounted. Both of these brother matadors performed in Spain, France and Portugal during the 2017 season scoring huge

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lighting up TV sets throughout the United States. Midwest Country is featured on prime time Sunday nights from 5 to 6 p.m. With Nielson ratings in the top three on the RFD-TV network, David Church is the “most requested and most popular” artist. They have captured the hearts of millions from baby boomers to college students. David Church is noted for his authentic rendition of “Hank Williams” and he is recognized by music historians, celebrities and family members as the “number one tribute to Hank.” The RFD-TV Network is now broadcast to over 65 million viewers throughout the US. Bruce Maier, the editor of a major music magazine called Church “a rare entertainment entity.” He said, “He creates a visual presentation that is absolutely dazzling to witness. He does something that 99 percent of all other artists cannot do and that is to stand on their own music.” Terry Smith Terry Smith, who was voted the National Traditional Music Association’s Songwriter of the Year in both 1995 and 1996, wrote “Far Side Banks of Jordan,” triumphs, receiving many awards from the European fans, Renk said. Michelito fought in Spain’s major rings, while Andre fought in the major rings in France. Their father is Mechel La Gravere, a French born matador de toros of the highest class. The Santa Maria Bullring is in its 18th year, and this group of top level matadors and bulls is truly something the public will never forget, Renk explained. The size of the animals is the same weight and size of bulls that Mexico presents in its bullrings using picadors, but these animals are not hurt in any way and will go on to their future of appearing in major rodeos. Renk invites all Winter Texans to come out to see the beauty and poise of the matadors as they display their skill and bravery in the only bloodless bullfight arena in 49 of the United States. The gates open at 1 p.m. and there is food and beverage, music and entertainment until the bullfight starts at 4 p.m. Come early and see Mario Ordaz, “The Singing Horseman” perform with his horse El Guapo. Also singing is La Bella Alexa Posas. Tickets are $30 sunny side, $35 shady side, and $40 for the ringside covered seats. All tickets are by reservation or walk up. Call the bullring at 1-956-481-3300 to make a reservation, and pay when you arrive. Checks or cash only, please. There is also bus service to and from the bullring by calling Journey Charters & Tours at 1-956-800-5356 or 1-956-3581934. Get a group together and do something you can’t do back home – go see a bloodless bullfight. For more information go online to the website www.fredrenk.com or email the Santa Maria Bullring at sunflwr@granderiver.net

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which was featured twice in Robert Duvall’s movie, “The Apostle.” Both Johnny and June Carter Cash recorded the song in the 70s, as did the Carter Family, including Mother Maybelle and her sisters, as a part of the Carter family album. The Carter Family version of “Jordan” was used on “The Apostle” soundtrack CD, and “Jordan” was sung at both Johnny and June Carter Cash’s funerals. The song has been recorded by several hundred artists over the years and continues to be one of the most requested songs at Smith’s performances. Terry’s renown as a songwriter has attracted many well-known artists to record songs he has written. To name a few, this includes The Statler Brothers, Roy Acuff, Kitty Wells, Oak Ridge Boys, Chris LeDoux, Johnny and June Carter Cash, Ernie Ashworth, Kris Kristofferson, Patty Loveless, Jimmy Fortune, and including premiere bluegrass groups in the country. A traditional country singer in his own right, Terry has released 14 albums, the most recent being this year in February. Terry’s ability to write songs that get into your heart, mind and soul is the driving force behind his music. Southern Anthem The Pausewang Family, known professionally as Southern Anthem, is among the most popular family shows in the Valley. Their performances continue to draw large crowds wherever they are performing. The family’s musical talent is amazing, and Wendy (Mom), Derek, Mikaela, and Logan have a brand new “Branson Style” show for 2018. They are especially proud they had the opportunity to appear on Nashville’s WSM Radio’s Midnight Opry show in 2017. A couple of years ago, they were featured on the RFD-TV network “Shotgun Red’s River Boat Show” in Nashville and this past October were featured guest stars on RFD-TV’s Penny Gilly’s show. They are also members of the Gatesville Texas Country Music Hall of Fame. The Pausewang family’s musical talent goes back many generations. Wendy’s grandfather, James Adams, played bass for Benny Thomasson who was the forefather of a new style of fast fiddle playing they called “Texas Fiddling”. Today, Logan, age 12, James Adams great, great grandson is making his mark with his “Texas Fiddling” style. Mikaela, 17, sings lead on most of their songs with an amazing voice that always captures the crowd. Derek, 18, sings and is a very talented lead guitar and mandolin player, and he also plays the banjo. Wendy sings, and plays rhythm guitar and saxophone. Adam Pope & the Rebel Roots Adam Pope & the Rebel Roots is a high-energy, country/rockabilly group based just outside of Nashville, Tenn. Together they produce the raw sounds and unbridled energies of the Sun Record era and combine it with respectful polish and substantive songwriting soaked in classic country music sentiments. Their shows are woven together with Hee-Haw like humor and front porch storytelling. Adam Pope & the Rebel Roots have played on the “Music City Roots” show in

Nashville, RFD-TV’s “Midwest Country Show” from Sandstone, Minn., hosted the legendary “Midnight Jamboree” on WSM radio and Adam joined a cast of performing songwriters who were featured in a TV series called “Nashville Unleashed,” airing on Blue Highways TV, Angel Two, on the Dish Network, Heartland channel and more. In September 2015, just a few days before the 14th anniversary of 9-11, Adam wrote and released a song called “Ain’t Over it Yet” that quickly gained the attention of Nashville’s WTN 99.7 FM Morning News talk show host, Ralph Bristol. Ralph has played the song multiple times on his program and Adam has become a staple performing the song at many patriotic and military appreciation events across the nation. Pope has recently released several projects, including teaming up with Johnny Cash’s and Carl Perkins original drummer, W.S. “Fluke” Holland to record original music at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis. And most recently Adam and his wife, Amy, joined together on an album called “Songs of Faith & Family” with traditional gospel songs. Sherwin & Pam Linton Sherwin Linton got an early start in performing. By age 16 he had his own radio show on KWAT radio in Watertown, South Dakota. Sherwin and his band “The Rocketeers” were soon in demand all over eastern South Dakota. Moving to Minneapolis in 1957, Sherwin formed “The Fender Benders,” which became a very popular ballroom and nightclub act that “rocked and rolled” audiences from Minnesota to the west coast in the early to mid-sixties. Having several Rock-A-Billy records successfully released in the Midwest, Sherwin went to Nashville in 1966 where he recorded “Cotton King”, a song that catapulted him to the top of the Country Music charts. “The King of Country Music,” Roy Acuff, became aware of Sherwin’s talents while they toured in 1968. Acuff and his partner Wesley Rose signed Sherwin to Hickory Records and brought Sherwin to the Grand Ole Opry. Sherwin has received five CMA nominations, eight Grammy nominations and has been inducted into 11 Halls of Fame. He has been awarded “RGV Entertainer of the Year” three times. In 2015, Pioneer Public Television completed a two-hour documentary film of Sherwin’s life and career “Sherwin Linton-Forever on The Stage.” After 62 years Sherwin is still singing the songs of Elvis, Marty Robbins, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, and Johnny Cash. Sherwin is joined on stage by his wife, Pam Linton, a star in her own right. Pam is a member of the National Traditional Country Music Hall of Fame. This petite lady amazes the audience with her “Big Voice.” Pam’s repertoire includes traditional country, folk, gospel, and rock-nroll standards. To check on availability for the Fiesta on the Greens golf tournament being held Friday, Feb. 9, call Shary Municipal Golf Course at (956) 580-8770.


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Fifth Wheel 1999 TRAVEL SUPREME 5TH Wheel 40’, 3 slideouts, new microwave, washer, dryer, dishwasher, full size refrigerator, 12’x8’ shed, Club Car golf cart, Pleasant Valley Resort Lot 342, call 613-978-4607. 1995 WILDERNESS 33.5FT 5TH wheel with covered screened patio, new batteries, new refridge, 2 year old washer, near Knapp Hospital, $6,000, call 262-412-5085.

2013 CROSSROADS REDWOOD 5TH Wheel RV, excellent condition, generator, 5 slides, front leather furniture, living room, fire place, dishwasher, washer/dryer, king size bed, used very little, loaded, in McAllen, TX, price negotiable, call 605-228-2200. 2007 MONTANA 5TH WHEEL, 4 slide, 2 roof air conditioners, electric fireplace, flat screen TV rear picture window, king size bed, ceiling fan, gas-electric refrigerator, hook-ups for washer and dryer, good awning, $13,000 OBO, call 605-760-3814. 2005 KEYSTONE MONTANA 36FT., three slides, fireplace, Arctic package, queen bed, surround sound, convection microwave, no pets inside, excellent condition, $9,500 near Alamo, TX, call 937-408-8619. 5TH WHEEL FOR SALE, 2000 Prowler 30ft., 1 large slider in San Benito RV Park, excellent condition with several extras, call 231-557-9156, asking $6,300 OBO. 2006 SILVERBACK BY CEDAR Creek, 35 feet, 3 slideouts, new water heater, new converter, awning, big queen size bed, new refrigerator, good condition, asking $8,950 OBO, call 515-825-7191. 2000 32FT. JAYCO DESIGNER, good

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For Sale DOWN- SIZING TO RELOCATE, keyboard with stand, Brother’s sewing machine, 30x60 folding table, breadmaker, lawn chairs, gooseneck lamps, window fan, call for more information to 262-412-5085. PARK MODEL FOR SALE 12x35, clean & nice including pots, pans &

dryer, and tools, 32 ft car port, call 217-617-1420. STEHL TOW DOLLY, NEW tires, new spare, surge brakes, Zerk fittings on wheel bearings, 6,600 lb capacity, tongue wheel, excellent condition, $1,250, call 956-782-0848 for more information. CARGO TRAILER FULLY ENCLOSED, 2008 cargo trailer, fully enclosed, waterproof, 4’W, 6’L, 4’H, 3 years ago all new bearings and races, new 14” rims tires w/ spare, tows like a dream, $1200 OBO, text me @ 956739-7403 or email jimkarenstiles@ gmail.com, is at Pharr Paradise Resort RV Park.

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Golf Carts 2001 EZGO GOLF CART, Nov/ 2015 new batteries, custom paint, blue, asking $1,400, Seven Oaks RV Park Lot #13, call 306-335-7733. YAMAHA GAS GOLF CART 1989, $900, call Dave at 712-324-1050. TROJAN: T875 $130.00, T105 $119.00, T1275 $188.00, New 2018 Yamaha’s w/ lights and tops $5,900 4 year warranty Gas 2013 EFI $3,600.00, Carb $3,300, Electric 2015 Yamaha $2,500 Electric 2014 Club Car Pres. $3,500 Call: 956-580-3370

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inburg on Ramseyer Rd., call 319-360 -9384. HARLINGEN HOME FOR SALE, 4 bedrooms, 5 1/2 baths, his and hers full bathrooms, heated lap pool with approximately 1.5 acres, energy efficient , hurricane resistant, open concept, construction of 8 inch block and reinforced walls, garage, drive up carport, please call for an appointment at 956-454-1352, $229,000, check Zillow.com for details, 900 E. Alcott Ave., Harlingen, Texas 78550. CUSTOM BRICK HOME IN Brownsville, over 55 gated community, enclosed A/C sun-porch overlooking Resaca, 3 bdrm/2bth, all appliances, cultured marble bathroom fixtures, extra- large garage with A/C workshop, partially furnished, lots of storage and many more extras, $179,500, call 956-371-4917.

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Mobile Homes 14X52, GRANITE KITCHEN, BATH, furnished, many upgrades, 2 Bdrms, 1 bath, newer 2 1/2 ton Lennox AC, all electric, newer self cleaning GE oven, floors all redone with Glacier Peak Poplar, so many upgrades you just have to see, $28,000, call 920-6520181. MUST SEE THIS HOME, 14x40 mobile home has many updated features, heat pump and WH installed August 2017, 3/4 plywood floors, walk- in tiled shower, carport, 8x10 shed, W/D, energy efficient windows, oak kitchen cabinets, $15,500 Lot 288 Alamo Rec-Veh Park, call 956-702-8853. 1997 SKYLINE 16X76, MCALLEN, El Valle De la Luna, extra large lot, large screened porch, fenced in lot, we’re the 2nd owners, $21,000, monthly park fee $315, dog friendly, people friendly, friendly next door neighbor (me), call 417-255-3743. 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH furnished Ex large screened porch, own your own 2 lots, 2 drives, storage shed, 55+ com-

munity, no fees, $42,000, call 956-r t 245-8589. 2010 FURNISHED MOBILE HOME,e 16x56 furnished, whole- house water1 filter, 6” exterior walls, carport, shed,b 2BR, 2 bathroom, walk- in shower,a dishwasher, washer, dryer, in Autumnw Acres RV Park, Brownsville, movl D able, call 231-557-5236. RETAILER CLOSEOUT, 40% OFF,c new 2 bedroom Clayton Mobile, fullyR upgraded, all electric, 14’x48’, newH installation, skirting, 16’x48’ cement-a ed carport, custom stairs, A/C, Tradeb winds RV resort, $29,900, call 970-t 5 799-7577. 16X66 MOBILE HOME, PRE Pharr,O next to golf course, 301 East Halll Acres Road, Lot #698 Jade, 2BR,t 2BA, deck, porch, patio, shed, pets yard, furnished, $35,000, golf cart ne-e gotiable, call 956-566-2434, viewingsb w available anytime. EXCELLENT CONDITION MOBILE,c 55+Community, indoor pool, gatedO , 16x66 mobile fully furnished, shed,h patio, cover, golf cart, dishes, toolsG included, 2BR, 2 bath, call 989-415-m 2 4879. 14’X68’ FURNISHED MOBILEr HOME with 12’x27’ addition, 2BR/ 2a Bath, open floor plan, vaulted ceilingsi with wood beams, many upgrades,t

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rent paid thru Oct. ‘18, 55+ Community in Harlingen, must see to appreciated, $29,500, call 712-260--8601. 14X66 COMPLETELY FURNSIHED 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, large deck, 12x16 attached shed or man cave, new washer, fridge, counter tops and floor, lots of storage, Big Valley RV Park, Donna, Texas, Business 83, lot l027, call 319-610-2085. REMODELED 14X66 MOBILE HOME, new floors, windows, paint, appliances, 10x12 shed, 1.5 bath, 2 bedroom, 12’x23’ Texas room, 2 patios, covered parking, Trails End, call 503-507-4818, $28K. OWN YOUR LAND & HOME, 150’x50’ land, mobile home has two bedrooms, two baths, RV hookup, drive thru lot, shed & tools with shower, toilet, washer and dryer hookup, hot water tank, back lane mailbox, garbage 2 days a week, 23’x60’ canopy, concrete patio, call 956-581-9076. OWN HOME, OWN LAND, open house Feb. 16, 2018, 2-4pm in Llano Grande Resort, an over 55 gated community, own the home, own the land, 2005 home 18x65 with 12x20 Texas room, fantastic kitchen designed by a chef, resort has many amenities including golf, wood working shop, tennis, art studio, 4 swimming pools,

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quilting, etc., $84,500, 196 Fernando in Mercedes, TX, excellent buy, don’t miss this one, for additional information call 956-532-9777. 14X52 MOBILE IN HARLINGEN, $14,500, 2 bedroom move in ready, complete with dishes, linens, furniture, newer refrigerator, stove, deepfreeze and carpet, carport and shed, Carefree Valley Resort #79, call 956423-9323. 1993 PALM HARBOR 16X76, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, completely furnished, 2 screened porches, storage sheds, covered carport, Citrus Valley RV 55+ Park Lot 1029, McAllen,TX, $32,500, call 563-249-9996 or 563-249-1143. MOBILE HOME ON LARGE cement lot, 2 BR, 1 1/2 BA, all inclusive, $16,000 or best offer, newly painted exterior, large screened sundeck, includes shed (nice), call 956-742-9064. FOR SALE DETROITER MOBILE home, 14x60 feet with lot, located in Sun Valley Acres, 55+Park, 14654 Oak Street Lot 87, Harlingen, TX, off of Bass Blvd., call 507-421-6136. VAL VERDE SUBDIVISION, 2 bedroom, 1 ADA accessible bath, 14x50 mobile home with ramp, 14x54 covered concrete patio, 3 car concrete parking, 8x16 storage building plus 2 RV rental sites, must see, call 309-

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Open House OPEN HOUSE, WINTER HAVEN park, 55+Community, come and find out about free rent for 1 year, February 17-18 from 1pm- 4pm, mobile homes, park models and a few vacant lots, for information call 956-787-7881, 1015 W. Sam Houston, Pharr.

Park Models DEST PARK MODEL 12X34, 8x10 shed with washer, dryer, new steel roof, good condition, hurricane shutters, 14x34 covered patio, furniture included, call 620-791-7900. 12X34 CHARIOT, EXCELLENT CONDITION, furnished, some new furniture, custom drapes, large oven, W/D, central H&A, many upgrades, patio, awning, shed, no pets, no smoke, $15,500, in Harlingen. $38,000 BUYS TWO LOTS with covers, furnished park model has attached Texas room, laundry room and covered deck, attached garage and

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workshop on 2nd lot, covered 3rd lot and golf cart negotiable, 2811 Alexander Dumas Dr., W. Monte Cristo RV Park in Edinburg, TX, call 218-7798413. 1992 CHARIOT EAGLE, CLEAN, newer TV, fridge, microwave, full awnings, comes with everything including Yamaha gas cart, nice park, Lot #36 Bentsen Palm RV, Mission, TX, call 402-340-1381. 1995 CHARIOT PARK MODEL, all electric, washer, dryer, new roof, screened room, 2 sheds, canopy, no smoke, no pets just wife, Mid Valley La Feria, Kenwood, gated 55+ Park, indoor pool, spa, also moveable, call 956-797-4370. 1983 12X32 TOWN & Country park model in El Valle Del sol (peppermint palace) Lot 73, completely remodeled last year, new furniture, flooring, refrigerator, 8x10 sided Barn shed with work bench, metal roof with 5” insulation, heat pump, electric hot water heater, covered carport & patio, large lot, $10,500 or best offer, call 319504-0955. QUAILRIDGE PARK MODEL 2009, great condition, fully furnished, 18x19 ft. carport, 12x28 ft., 8x9 shed, no pets or smoking, move in ready, $25,000 OBO, Bentsen Palm Grove, call 507450-4628.

SUNFLOWER PARK MODEL, ONE bath, 2 sleeper sofas, Texas room 10x21, patio area, carport, storage shed 6x8, furnished, lot #149 Sunshine RV, $4,000, call 319-461-8794. PARK MODEL AND CORNER LOT in Hidden Valley Park in Mission, TX, 30’x40’ RV canopy, new stainless steel appliances, kitchen sink and faucet, vinyl waterproof wood flooring throughout, bathroom has new linoleum, furnished, 40” smart screen TV in living room, washer/ dryer, lots of cabinets and drawers, two closets in bedroom, two shed, call 217-8554635. 2010 CAVCO PARK MODEL with 12x32 Texas room with W/D, freezer, some furniture stays, also golf cart, boat/ motor, 20054 N. Reynolds Lot #149 River Ranch Resort, price reduced, call 956-748-9629. 2012 HERITAGE ROYAL PARK model with 9x11 shed, 12x34 awning, excellent condition, located at 230 Southern Comfort, for more information call 254-449-1320. 2002 FRANKLIN PARK MODEL 12x33 with 12x29 metal awning, privacy screens, shed, washer , dryer, furnished corner lot, asking $18,500, 2001 EzGO golf cart available, custom paint, $1,500, call 306-335-7733. 1992 PINE AIR PARK model with lot, fully furnished, new window blinds,

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COUPON INDEX Located Outside Des Moines, Iowa Adventureland Amusement Park will be Interviewing and Hiring Workampers for the 2018 Summer Season.

February 14th & 15th • 10am - 3pm

Free campsite next to park, pay for all hours worked and end of season bonuses. Appointments can be made by calling 1-515-266-2121, but are not necessary.

CASA DEL VALLE RV RESORT 1048 N. Alamo Road Alamo, TX 78516

All About Floors .......................................pg.52

Griffin Grill.................................................pg.23

2nd Street Bistro......................................pg.22

Hearing Aids Inc.......................................pg. 44

American Discount Hearing.........................pg. 45

Kausch True Value ...................................pg. 19

Ann’s Rest................................................pg. 22

Macaroni Grill ..........................................pg. 24

Air Control A/C & Heating, Inc. ............pg. 48

Mission West ............................................pg.46

Brownsville Golf Center..........................pg.29

National Lube Express............................pg.09

Cantu A/C ..................................................pg.48 Costa Messa ............................................pg. 22 Denny’s ....................................................pg. 23 Dr. Gutierrez .............................................pg. 48 Easy Ride ................................................pg. 26 Encore .....................................................pg. 04 Gattis Pizza ............................................. pg. 48 Golf Cart Crossing ..................................pg.31

Nikky’s Carpet Cleaning. .........................pg. 51 Original Farmer’s Market .......................pg.50 Palm View Golf.........................................pg.31 Studio 6 .....................................................pg.36 Tilted Kilt....................................................pg. 23 Tint-On-Wheels ........................................pg.48 Tony’s Roma............................................pg. 24 Victorias Restraunt ................................pg. 23


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Scooters PRIDE GO-GO SCOOTER, 3 wheels with charger, very good condition, $600, lift/ carrier for scooter, silver spring, universal, electric powered, $600, both scooter and carrier together $1,150, call 417-299-1617.

Services TEXAS CONCEAL CARRY CLASSES, small classes for Winter Texans, out of State DL’s approved, class and range time included, NRA Certified Instructor, $80.00, call 615-268-7129 or liberty125616@aol.com for more information.

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