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LA JOYA PROJECT CONITNUES NEXT PHASE

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Alton Fire Department hosts drive-thru for Fire Prevention Week Sparky’s 70th birthday also celebrated

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OLIVER PADILLA NAMED WAC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

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Mission plans to offer residents $150 to be vaccinated against COVID-19

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La Joya Housing Authority failed to pay an estimated $100,000 in payroll taxes

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Two smugglers sentenced to time served in Border Patrol corruption case

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McAllen mulls name change for Palm View Golf Course

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La Joya loses millions in state funding, jeopardizing water treatment plant project

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The 6-0 Mission Veterans Lady Patriots and the 2-4 Palmview Lady Lobos are two of the five Big 7 volleyball teams that remain in the hunt for a playoff spot with less than two weeks remaining in district play. Progress Times photo by Mario Magallon.

Volleyball races heating up

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Another classic Classic?

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Mission named a Better City for Pets

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Instagram account highlights alleged sexual abuse at Sharyland ISD

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Drug smugglers involved in East Hidalgo Detention Center bribery scheme sent to prison

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, at the podium, and other Republican governors joined Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday to discuss what they called a "crisis" at the border. (Dave Hendricks / The Progress Times)

Republican governors warn about ‘crisis’ on the border

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Former La Joya Mayor Jose A. "Fito" Salinas (center wearing the tan jacket) left the federal courthouse in McAllen on July 19, 2021, after pleading guilty to wire fraud. (Photo by Dave Hendricks / The Progress Times.)

Sentencing for former La Joya mayor delayed until December

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Starr County Justice of the Peace Roel "Role" Valadez Jr. (Photo via Facebook.)

Many in Starr County stunned by judge’s arrest

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IDEA sues Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to block release of expense reports filed by top executives

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Alton hosts final ‘Disaster Aware, Alton Prepared’ event

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Sylvia Garces Valdez, 40, of La Joya pleaded guilty to improper influence, a Class A misdemeanor. (Photo courtesy of the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office.)

Former public relations consultant pleads guilty to misdemeanor in La Joya corruption case

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OLIVER PADILLA NAMED WAC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

October 18, 2021

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The Western Athletic Conference announced on Monday that senior goalie Oliver Padilla of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Vaqueros men’s soccer team has been named WAC Defensive Player of the Week. Padilla made one save to post a clean sheet and lead UTRGV to a 1-0 win over…

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McAllen mulls name change for Palm View Golf Course

October 15, 2021

The McAllen City Commission may change the name of the Palm View Golf Course to avoid confusion with the nearby city of Palmview. While the golf course is located on South Ware Road — miles away from Palmview — the name occasionally confuses business travelers, Winter Texans and other people unfamiliar with the area. “No…

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Volleyball races heating up

October 14, 2021

Five Big 7 teams in the hunt With less than two weeks remaining in the high school volleyball regular seasons, things are really heating up in all three of the districts the seven teams from the Mission, Sharyland and La Joya ISDs, the Big 7, are members of; 31-6A (Mission, La Joya and Juarez-Lincoln), 30-5A…

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LA JOYA PROJECT CONITNUES NEXT PHASE

October 20, 2021

LA JOYA– The Texas Department of Transportation informs the driving public that a roadway project will be taking place on the southbound and northbound lanes of Tom Gill Road. IOC Company, a TxDOT contractor, will be establishing the new roadway alignment and placing concrete barriers as part of the La Joya/US 83 Project. Lane closure…

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Alton Fire Department hosts drive-thru for Fire Prevention Week Sparky’s 70th birthday also celebrated

October 18, 2021

This article appeared in the Oct. 15 issue of the Progress Times. The Alton Fire Department celebrated Sparky’s 70th birthday this past Saturday during Fire Prevention Week, October 3-9, 2021, and hosted a drive-thru for community members to join in on the awareness. The drive-thru event, which went through extensive planning for 3-weeks, was something…

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Mission plans to offer residents $150 to be vaccinated against COVID-19

October 18, 2021

This article appeared in the Oct. 15 issue of the Progress Times.   The city of Mission plans to pay residents $150 to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Mayor Armando “Doc” O’caña and the City Council voted Monday to spend $1 million on a COVID-19 vaccination incentive program. Under the program, Mission residents who receive the…

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