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Molly Marquez named Miss Sunnyside 2016-17

New royalty makes pageant history

Delight and amazement flashed across the face of the new Miss Sunnyside upon hearing her name called out Saturday as the 2016-17 title holder.

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A brother’s life-saving gift

Marine donates kidney for sister

She calls him an all-American hero. He says he is happy he could help.

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Granger man celebrates his father’s labors

Artist’s father worked in coal mines

Celebrating Labor Day is more than just a day off of work for retired writer and artist Guillermo Castaneda.

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Erica Linde | Miss Sunnyside Candidate

As the youngest of six children, she has always felt loved and secure within her family environment.

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Allison Davis | Miss Sunnyside Candidate

After years of participating on the Sunnyside Rotary Swim Team, this Miss Sunnyside candidate feels strongly about promoting water safety.

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Sunnyside man recalls meeting Muhammad Ali

Sports collector, Ali both at 1980 Democratic Convention

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s death last week sparked a memory for one local man.

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A grand view for Cinco de Mayo Parade

Five community groups are winners of trophies at the annual Cinco de Mayo Parade this past Sunday.

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Annual festival lights up Sunnyside

Festive colors and music filled downtown last weekend for the city’s annual Cinco de Mayo Festival.

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Celebrating Mother’s Day in their own way

Sunday marks Mother’s Day, a day celebrating what some call a “Hallmark card holiday.”

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Alexi Leon | Miss Granger Candidate

Serving the community she grew up in is the goal of one Miss Granger candidate.


David Humpherys of Humpherys Family Funeral Home in Sunnyside pauses on the way for a latte at the Daily Buzz while driving his horse-drawn hearse.

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Areesa Trevino | Miss Grandview Candidate

The final Miss Grandview candidate for this year admits she’s pretty much the “sporty one.”

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Taking a detour

A Sunnyside student takes a detour this morning around the Washington Elementary School work site on Lincoln Avenue.

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Palm Sunday procession

St. Joseph Catholic Church members lined up at the parking lot of Harrison Middle School early Sunday morning for a Palm Sunday procession to the South Sixth Street parish center for mass.

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Briceida Ramos | Miss Grandview Candidate

The honor of representing her city is part of what drives one Miss Grandview candidate, but her ultimate goal is to help her home town.