• South Texas Indian Dancers Pow Wow is Oct 24-25

  • 19th Annual Texas Butterfly Festival starts Nov. 1

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  • OPINION: We The People - Vote for good government This report just in as of press time Thursday morning. Elections administrator Yvonne Ramon says absentee ballots by mail are pouring into the Hidalgo County Elections office in unprecedented numbers. Those who know, say the reason is politiqueras who have previously been able to corrupt the vote through both absentee ballots and by “assisting” voters at the polls are focusing much more heavily on the absentee ballot due to the voter ID requirement. Voter ID Read More
  • Political forum highlights differences during early voting About the only thing U.S. Ruben Hinojosa and challenger Eddie Zamora agreed on during a recent political forum is that veterans need better healthcare. Zamora, a Republican, said with two sons in the military, the wait times for veterans to receive healthcare service is unacceptable, while Hinojosa, a Democrat, said he was dismayed to learn of the break down at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, and he’s working to fix it. Read More
  • South Texas Indian Dancers Pow Wow is Oct 24-25 Years ago, the Lipan Apache Indians were among the Native American tribes that roamed the area. Today, the Apache culture is being preserved by the South Texas Indian Dancers with their sponsor Robert Soto, a descendant of the Lipan Apache Indians. The South Texas Indian Dancers will host their 25th annual South Texas (Way South) Pow Wow at the McAllen Creative Incubator, 601 N. Main, McAllen Oct. 24-25. Read More
  • UTPA hosts its last ghoulish gala EDINBURG – The 48th Carnival of the Great Pumpkin will provide young ghosts and goblins a howling good time in its last year hosted by The University of Texas-Pan American. Activities will be held inside and outside the UTPA Fieldhouse Saturday, Oct. 25 from 6-9 p.m. and admission is free and open to the public. This year the carnival will have the theme of “Despicable Me,” a popular animated 3-D film from Universal Pictures and Illumination Read More
  • 19th Annual Texas Butterfly Festival starts Nov. 1 Fall is here and the amazing butterfly migration is underway in the Rio Grande Valley. Along with the butterfly migration comes the 19th Annual Texas Butterfly Festival where butterfly enthusiasts from all across the country gather to enjoy the beauty of nature in her colorful array. The festival runs Nov. 1-4 at the the National Butterfly Park, 3333 Butterfly Park Drive, in Mission, featuring field trips and tours to butterfly and birding hotspots all across Read More
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TCFlogoThe Texas Citrus Fiesta has dealt with the Mission Progress Times since its founding 36 years ago. This is the main newspaper that we rely on to get our information out to the public.

The results of advertising and running press releases with them regarding our non-profit organization are great. The proof is in the attendance that we have. We can brag about our parade with participants and spectators that number 100,000 people!

We are lucky to have our own hometown paper. They treat us like family and care about what is going on in our community.

The BillFilut_testimonialMission Progress Times has great customer service and responds immediately to our needs. We really are enjoying their new look that shows that they keep up with the times. We look forward to continue working with them for many years to come.

Sincerely, William (Bill) Filut
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