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Veterans reflect on Independence Day

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Enrique Rodriguez on May 14, 2022, nearly eight months after the crash. He still experiences problems with multi-tasking, short-term memory and decision-making. (Photo courtesy of Citlalli Rodriguez.)

Documents reveal Mission suspended 8 police officers after high-speed chase

By Dave Hendricks |
Peñitas Mayor Rodrigo "Rigo" Lopez. (Photo courtesy of the city of Peñitas.)

After mayor’s arrest, state places ‘financial hold’ on Peñitas grants

By Dave Hendricks |
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Mercedes Police Department Unveils Prescription Box

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Sharyland approves budget, contracts, security measures

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Mission adopts code of ethics for city leaders

By Lea Juarez |
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IDEA Public Schools sues Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to block release of meeting videos

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After indictment, Peñitas mayor a no-show at City Council meeting

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New Development to Bring Travel Center & Restaurants to Mercedes

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Alton Police Department joins Reliant first responder mental health program

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Concerned about enrollment, La Joya ISD may declare financial emergency

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Ramos wins seat on Peñitas City Council in special election

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Administration concerned about urgency over Tom Landry project

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Mission CISD football stadiums to get updated turf

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Mission CISD back in black for now

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Mission CISD works to overcome $1.1 million deficit

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Mission CISD addresses recent gun threats, plans for future safety

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Parks department creates 5-year improvement plan

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Mission to install Fitness Court this summer

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Administration concerned about urgency over Tom Landry project

June 20, 2022

Mission CISD officials continue to stress the priority of finishing the repairs at Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium. But Assistant Superintendent for Operations Rick Rivera said the district might need an alternate option if construction is not complete by football season.  “In my professional opinion, representing the district, I continue to stress that we…

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Mission CISD football stadiums to get updated turf

June 20, 2022

It has been eight years since Mission CISD had artificial turf installed at Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium and the Veterans Memorial High School stadium, and the time has come to upgrade the stomping grounds.  Immediately after the 2022 football season, the district plans to redo the turf on both fields due to general…

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UTRGV HIRES HOUSTON MOORE AS MEN’S GOLF HEAD COACH

June 16, 2022

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Vice President and Director of Athletics Chasse Conque announced on Monday the hiring of Houston Moore, who spent last season as the assistant coach at the University of Houston, as the new men’s golf head coach. Moore helped the Cougars to a win…

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Veterans reflect on Independence Day

July 5, 2022

Parades, fireworks, and celebrations run wild every year in cities around the United States of America. They follow a tradition when it comes to the most glorious and liberating holiday of the country, Independence Day. There I was at the steps of the Upper Valley Art League (UVAL), in Mission, Texas with retired Army Sgt.…

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Documents reveal Mission suspended 8 police officers after high-speed chase

July 2, 2022

The Mission Police Department suspended eight officers in March after investigating a high-speed chase that injured an innocent bystander. Officers failed to follow department policy in September, when they chased a Dodge Durango from Mission to San Juan at speeds of up to 125 mph, according to documents released under the Texas Public Information Act.…

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After mayor’s arrest, state places ‘financial hold’ on Peñitas grants

July 1, 2022

The state Public Safety Office placed a financial hold on Peñitas Police Department and Peñitas Fire Department grants last month after the FBI arrested Mayor Rodrigo “Rigo” Lopez on public corruption charges. Grants from the Public Safety Office provide the city of Peñitas with body cameras and fire department equipment. They also pay for a…

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