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Under the proposal, McAllen would build an annex behind City Hall. (Image courtesy of the city of McAllen.)

McAllen budgets $21 million to expand City Hall

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Jorge Padron (Photo courtesy of Jorge Padron.)

Former police corporal who sued Palmview receives $33,000 settlement

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Karen Bereniz Sosa. (Photo courtesy of the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office.)

Affidavit reveals new details about case against IDEA Mission teacher accused of improper relationship with student

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McAllen and Med-Care EMS part ways after disagreement over ambulance subsidy

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Edward M. Wylie (Photo courtesy of the city of Pharr.)

Pharr sues Texas Attorney General’s Office, attempts to stop sexual harassment complaint against deputy city manager from becoming public

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Pablo Talavera Jr. (Photo courtesy of the Texas Department of Public Safety.)

Former state trooper plans to plead guilty in federal drug trafficking case

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Low-income housing on track for demolition

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Region One revamps teacher certification program

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Agua SUD’s fraud case against Performance Services Inc. heads to arbitration

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Former Border Patrol agent sentenced to 10 years in prison for protecting cocaine shipments

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Karen Bereniz Sosa. (Photo courtesy of the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office.)

Police arrest former IDEA Mission teacher accused of improper relationship with student

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Businessman Ricardo "Rick" Quintanilla leaves the federal courthouse in McAllen on Friday, Oct. 14. (Photo by Dave Hendricks / The Progress Times.)

Businessman sentenced to nearly 17 years in Weslaco water treatment plant bribery case

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Former city commissioner who testified against his cousin in Weslaco water treatment plant case sentenced to 3 years in prison

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Former Hidalgo County Commissioner Arturo "A.C." Cuellar Jr., left, walks to the federal courthouse in McAllen on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. (Photo by Dave Hendricks / The Progress Times.)

Former Hidalgo County commissioner sentenced to 20 years in Weslaco water treatment plant bribery case

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Mission joins statewide wellness competition

By Lea Juarez |
Ivan Luna. (Photo courtesy of Hidalgo County.)

Prosecutors drop smuggling case against Mission man

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La Joya City Attorney Isaac V. Sulemana was sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, by Mayor Isidro Casanova. (Photo by Dave Hendricks / The Progress Times.)

La Joya hires new city attorney

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Former Mission Fire Chief Gilbert Sanchez. (Photo courtesy of the city of Mission.)

Mission rejects request to compensate retired fire chief for more than 1,500 hours of unused sick leave

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Mariano Garcia, center in the black mask, during a La Joya Economic Development Corp. meeting in January 2022. (Photo by Dave Hendricks / The Progress Times.)

Engineer set for trial in western Hidalgo County corruption case

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SISD undergoes intruder detection audit

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Area Sports

From Greece to the Valley

December 25, 2022

Eagles’ soccer coach has come a long way The World Cup is over but high school soccer teams across the state of Texas are just beginning their 2022/2023 seasons. This includes the Mission Eagles boys’ team whose coach is now in his 31st season on the job. With coaching being a, “What you have you…

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Mission CISD sports — new turf and netting for fields

November 22, 2022

Mission CISD’s football fields are one step closer to getting new turf. At the Nov. 9 board of trustees meeting, the school board approved the best and final offer for the synthetic turf projects at Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium and Veterans Memorial High School Patriot Stadium.   The same contractor that installed the turf…

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Mission CISD closes out construction projects

October 24, 2022

Four construction projects came to a close this month when the Mission CISD board of trustees approved final completion at the Oct. 12 school board meeting. The four projects are the Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium repairs, the maintenance structural warehouse and the baseball and softball field turf.  TOM LANDRY STADIUM  After more than…

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McAllen budgets $21 million to expand City Hall

January 27, 2023

The city of McAllen may spend $21 million to expand City Hall. During a meeting on Monday afternoon, the City Commission voted to budget $21 million for the project. “Traditionally, for an expansion of this magnitude — for a project like this — we would borrow money,” said City Manager Roy Rodriguez. “Except that, in…

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Former police corporal who sued Palmview receives $33,000 settlement

January 27, 2023

A former police corporal who sued the city of Palmview for “unlawful gender/sex discrimination” received a $33,000 settlement in November. Palmview settled with police Cpl. Jorge Padron in November but admitted no wrongdoing. “Mr. Padron will always appreciate the opportunity to serve and protect the residents of Palmview,” his attorney, Mauro F. Ruiz of McAllen,…

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Affidavit reveals new details about case against IDEA Mission teacher accused of improper relationship with student

January 27, 2023

When the Mission Police Department started investigating whether or not a teacher at IDEA Mission had sex with a student, the teacher asked the student to “delete all the messages and pictures between them,” according to an affidavit filed with the Mission Municipal Court. The affidavit, which a police investigator filed on Jan. 18, reveals…

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