The Penitas Public Library which is being used as the city's polling location.

Peñitas polling location raises electioneering concerns

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Hidalgo County reports 164 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

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Man dies in custody at Starr County Detention Center

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3 cases of West Nile Virus reported in Hidalgo County

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Diamondbacks dominate in debut

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Starr County bars to remain closed, Halloween activities cancelled

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Hidalgo County COVID-19 death toll news 1,900; 145 new cases reporter

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City of Mission sued by family of man who killed Officer “Speedy”

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Rattlers, Adame look to continue winning ways

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Eagles ready to roll

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Palmview unveils Main Street project

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Taylor Road project anticipated to cost $29.5 million

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October proclaimed National Dyslexia Awareness Month

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Sharyland counseling department continues to provide help to students

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Jimena Garza, 7, virtually attending her social studies class Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. Progress Times photo by Jose De Leon III

A conversation with a 7-year-old

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Incumbents outspend challengers in Palmview race

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Big 7 volleyball returns

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Safety of Starr County citizens prioritized over reopening of international bridges

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The entrance of the Palms II Sports Bar and Lounge which remains closed. Progress Times photo by Jose De Leon III.

‘We’re being singled out’

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Mission cancels Halloween events, including trick or treating

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Peñitas polling location raises electioneering concerns

October 20, 2020

La Joya school board trustee Claudia Ochoa said she plans to contest a citation given to her by Peñitas Police over the weekend for campaigning in her designated area near the city library. The Peñitas Public Library has served as the polling place for the area since early voting started last week and thus far…

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Hidalgo County reports 164 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

October 20, 2020

Four more COVID-19 related deaths and 164 new positive cases were reported Monday by officials with the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez said Tuesday. The result is a total of 1,899 recorded deaths related to the outbreak of this disease and 34,343 known positive cases. 2,498 of…

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Man dies in custody at Starr County Detention Center

October 19, 2020

Rangers with the Texas Department of Public Safety Texas are leading an investigation at the Starr County Detention Center after a Roma man was found dead in a holding cell restroom stall. Edgar Garza, 32, was declared dead by Justice of the Peace Luis Garcia at round 1:35 a.m. Monday after Starr County Deputies found him unresponsive…

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Area Sports

Diamondbacks dominate in debut

October 17, 2020

The Sharyland Pioneer football team showed few ill effects of the long layoff and short preparation time given to them as they opened the 2020 season with a 49 – 28 victory over McAllen Rowe Friday night at Richard Thompson Stadium in Mission. Fans of the Diamondbacks have become accustomed to seeing their team put…

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Rattlers, Adame look to continue winning ways

October 16, 2020

As the football teams of the Big 7 get ready to open their seasons beginning tonight, it will be in an environment not ever before seen. Stadiums are expected to have limited capacities and may be missing some of the things that make the Friday night experience of Texas high school football, like marching bands…

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Eagles ready to roll

October 16, 2020

Coming off a very successful 2019 District 30-6A season, the Mission Eagles are ready to pick up where they left off last year. With a 6-1 district record, Coach Koy Detmer’s squad finished in a three-way tie for first place with PSJA and McAllen Memorial in 2019. While a bi-district round loss to Laredo United…

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