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Peñitas flower shop owner faces second arrest

By Maria Ruiz |
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McAllen ISD board approves schoolyard forests agreement with city, Quinta

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Sen. Juan ‘Chuy’ Hinojosa and Pct. 3 Commissioner Everardo ‘Ever’ Villarreal (center) stand with Hidalgo County representatives, Alton city mayor and commission, and construction staff on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. Photo by Maria Ruiz/Progress Times.

Pct. 3, Hidalgo County break ground on Juan ‘Chuy’ Hinojosa community complex

By Maria Ruiz |
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McAllen school board approves calendar after criticism

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Aaron Villarreal tends to the outdoor VMHS garden on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. Photo by Maria Ruiz/Progress Times.

VMHS senior grows 2-foot broccoli plant

By Maria Ruiz |
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Alton PD joins local Texas Anti-Gang Center program

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City of Mission liquidity concerns persisted through 2023

By Matt Wilson |
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Facing $20 million cumulative deficit, McAllen ISD begins budget work

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Edinburg and McAllen unify with Hike & Bike Trail

By Maria Ruiz |
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Mission orders May charter election

By Lea Juarez |
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Big 7 Boys Basketball: Playoff Preview

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Winners Win

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The Lady Eagles faced strong half court pressure during the game vs the Lady Greyhounds; #5, Bella Rivera, had a difficult time finding someone to pass to.  Progress Times photo by Mario Magallon

Big 7 girls’ basketball playoffs underway

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McAllen ISD: Yebra removed as coach, Rowe must forfeit basketball games

By Matt Wilson |
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Sullivan City picks new city secretary

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Edinburg spotlights local veteran and Black History proclamations, reviews 2022 annual audit

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Palmview PD Introduces Newest & Youngest Member of the Force

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Mission StateFarm insurance agent celebrates 50 years

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Sullivan City says town’s gas station not permitted to operate

By Matt Wilson |
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100-year-old Sharyland building lives in uncertainty

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Big 7 Boys Basketball: Playoff Preview

February 19, 2024

Coyotes, Lobos, Eagles and Diamondbacks advance The doldrums of the 23-24 Big 7 Basketball season are finally over. With all regular season games ending Tuesday night, all that’s left is the UIL state playoffs. With four Big 7 teams locked into their playoff spots, the best is yet to come. The La Joya Coyotes, La…

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Winners Win

February 19, 2024

Juarez-Lincoln soccer is in first place, again.  “We just know how to win district games,” Juarez-Lincoln Huskies’ head Coach Victor Ramos says with a wide grin. The fans are gone, and the game is over, but Ramos is basking in the glory of his team’s victory over rival La Joya Palmview. The Huskies staved off…

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Big 7 girls’ basketball playoffs underway

February 17, 2024

Lady Diamondbacks advance, Mission and Palmview eliminated Tuesday night, Mission High School hosted a bi-district matchup between the Mission Lady Eagles and the San Benito Lady Greyhounds basketball teams. It didn’t take long for the home crowd to get invested into the ups and downs of this game The Greyhounds started the game out in…

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Peñitas flower shop owner faces second arrest

February 22, 2024

A Peñitas flower shop owner faces a state felony charge after being arrested again for theft. Rosa Barrera, owner of Rossy Floreria, had a victim come forward not too long after her December arrest, where she stole $58,323.32 from a customer. The Peñitas Police Department arrested the former floral shop owner on February 1, 2024,…

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McAllen ISD board approves schoolyard forests agreement with city, Quinta

February 22, 2024

After some pointed questions for Quinta Mazatlan Executive Director Colleen Hook, the McAllen Independent School District Board of Trustees approved Monday an interlocal agreement with the city and Quinta that could pave the way for $2.7 million worth of trees coming the district’s way. That money would come from a Texas A&M Forest Service grant…

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Pct. 3, Hidalgo County break ground on Juan ‘Chuy’ Hinojosa community complex

February 22, 2024

Rural families to gain better access to healthcare, education Hidalgo County and Precinct 3 broke ground Tuesday morning for a community complex to provide rural residents with district resources. Across the El Paraiso Colonia in Alton, the center will have a health clinic and a resource center. It will tend to over 16,000 households who…

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