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County continues to mourn COVID victims

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Local teacher joins Peñitas City Council

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Sullivan City Council increases property tax rate

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La Joya will increase water and sewer rates nearly 9% in November

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Mission agreed to pay former city attorney more than $74,000 to resign

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City unveils new Fitness Court

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Mission Resource Center coming soon

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First U.S. monkeypox death, Hidalgo County cases increase

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Mission CISD still tracking COVID cases, taking precautions

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Uncertainty for Hall of Fame logo at Tom Landry stadium

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City Council Highlights — tax rate, food pantry, school security

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La Joya ISD teacher who left child in hot car charged with state jail felony

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McAllen businessman placed on probation after pleading guilty to transporting illegal alien

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Sullivan City plans to increase property tax rate

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La Joya ISD welcomes new school board trustee

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Pharr EMS projected to lose nearly $6.9 million during first 12 months of operations

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Agua SUD cancels uncontested elections

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Tom Landry Stadium Lives Again

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Republican candidate Oscar Rosa addresses supporters on Aug. 30, 2022, during the grand opening for his campaign office in Alton. (Photo by Dave Hendricks / The Progress Times)

For the first time in a decade, Republican mounts campaign for Texas House District 35

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Running eXCellence

October 4, 2022

Rattlers boys and girls top ranked The fact that the high school XC (cross-country) season coincides with football and volleyball seasons, oftentimes results in XC being overshadowed by those highly popular sports. Add to that the fact that distance running is not exactly a spectator sport, and XC has two strikes going against it when…

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Uncertainty for Hall of Fame logo at Tom Landry stadium

September 19, 2022

By spring, the plan is to have new turf on the fields at Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium and Veterans Memorial High School Patriot Stadium. Although Mission CISD is in the design stage, there is a legal issue causing a hiccup in the process.  The Mission High School football stadium, named after Dallas Cowboys…

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Tom Landry Stadium Lives Again

September 4, 2022

​The Friday night lights were shining bright at Tom Landry Stadium once again for the first time in over a year as the Mission Eagles hosted the McAllen High Bulldogs in Week 2 of Valley high school football. That’s because the repairs project on the stadium’s home side stands finally reached the point of “substantial…

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County continues to mourn COVID victims

October 3, 2022

This article has been updated to reflect the most recent figures. Although the federal, state and local governments loosened COVID-19 restrictions and eased up on precautions, the deaths continue. Hidalgo County alone reported more than 4,000 COVID-related fatalities as of Oct.3. On Sept. 27, the county commissioners court released a memorial video to mark the…

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Local teacher joins Peñitas City Council

October 3, 2022

A local teacher joined the Peñitas City Council on Wednesday. The City Council appointed Guadalupe Moreno Jr., 49, of Peñitas to Place 4 during a meeting on Wednesday afternoon. “I’m here to work,” Moreno said. “I look forward to contributing as much as I can to help the community grow.” Moreno, a Spanish teacher at…

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Sullivan City Council increases property tax rate

October 3, 2022

The Sullivan City Council approved a modest tax hike last week. During a meeting on Sept. 26, the City Council voted 3-2 to increase the property tax rate from 48.38 cents to 50 cents per $100 of taxable assessed valuation. The City Council didn’t take the decision lightly, said Mayor Alma Salinas. Before the City…

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