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Coyotes ready to howl

Coyotes ready to howl

At first glance, the La Joya Coyotes had an extremely disappointing 2013 season. With their only win being a non-district 64-0 thrashing of Brownsville Porter, the Coyotes went on to lose eight...

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Huskies activating ‘beast mode’

Huskies activating ‘beast mode’

La Joya Juarez-Lincoln head football coach Tomas Garcia is ready to release the beast on his team’s District 30-6A opponents. After taking over a 2-8 Huskies’ team against 4A...

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Requenez returns to lead Lobos

Requenez returns to lead Lobos

Just two games into last year’s Palmview Lobos’ football district schedule the La Joya Independent School District’s (LJISD’s) Athletic Office announced the reassignment of head coach Manuel Flores and named...

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Funeral Services Planned for Berta Olivarez Filut

Funeral Services Planned for Berta Olivarez Filut

Berta Hilda “Bert” Olivarez Filut, 59, passed away on Friday, September 5, 2014, at her home in Mission following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Filut was the executive director of Texas Citrus Fiesta for 19 years and was the owner of B&B Flowers and BP Feed Store. Active in the community, she received the Woman of the Year award for her broad volunteer efforts. While a member of the Lion’s Club, she served as secretary and received the Jack Welch Fellow Award and the Melvin Jones Fellow...

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Residents split on Taylor expansion

Residents split on Taylor expansion

Residents on Taylor Street are split on a joint effort to expand the roadway to five lanes. Dozens of residents showed up at a public forum at Romulo Martinez Elementary School to learn more about the project, which requires cooperation from the cities of Mission, McAllen and Palmhurst as well as...

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Students return to school

Students return to school

There were tears from both students and parents Monday as schools in the area welcomed them in for the first day of class. La Joya Independent School District is one of few districts in the area to offer full-time pre-kindergarten programs, and some of the youngest students at Camarena Elementary weren’t quite ready for their parents to leave. The first day of the school is the only morning parents are allowed on campus to visit their children’s classrooms before school, and Principal...

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OBITUARIES

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OBIT-Jose Rivas

PALMVIEW - Jose Rivas, 72, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at his home in Palmview.

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DEATH NOTICE-Adan Garza Garcia

MISSION – Adan Garza Garcia, 68, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at McAllen Regional Medical Center.  He was born on Jan. 19, 1946.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Nuevo Amanecer Church in Mission.  A funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 12, at 1 p.m. at Nuevo Amanecer.  Burial will follow at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.

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DEATH NOTICE-Senaida Soto

ALTON - Senaida Soto, 71, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Mexico. Visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 12, from 12 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Virgil Wilson Mortuary.   The funeral mass will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church.  Burial will follow at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.

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