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Sharyland ISD bids farewell to athletic director Coach Thompson after 40 years at school board meeting

February 26, 2021

Sharyland ISD presented their special called board meeting on Monday evening and said a bittersweet goodbye to one of their beloved coaches. Sharyland ISD Athletic Director Richard Thompson announced his retirement at the meeting on Monday evening. “When you put kids always first, you never lose,” Thompson said at the board meeting. “That’s what I…

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Rental help available for eligible Mission residents impacted by COVID

February 24, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 24, 2021 Mission, TX- The City of Mission Community Development Department is now accepting applications for the Texas Emergency Rental Assistance Program (TERAP). TERAP provides rental assistance to income-eligible households economically impacted by COVID-19 to help them stay housed during the pandemic. The program can pay up to 6 months of…

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U.S. Trustee warns Hidalgo County EMS is ‘hemorrhaging cash’ in bankruptcy, company explores sale to preserve services

February 24, 2021

After more than 16 months in bankruptcy, Hidalgo County EMS is “hemorrhaging cash” and “has no reasonable likelihood of rehabilitation,” according to a motion filed Monday by the Office of the United States Trustee, which monitors bankruptcy cases. The motion asks a judge to either dismiss the case — leaving the company without any protection…

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Sharyland ISD bids farewell to athletic director Coach Thompson after 40 years at school board meeting

February 26, 2021

Sharyland ISD presented their special called board meeting on Monday evening and said a bittersweet goodbye to one of their beloved coaches. Sharyland ISD Athletic Director Richard Thompson announced his retirement at the meeting on Monday evening. “When you put kids always first, you never lose,” Thompson said at the board meeting. “That’s what I…

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February 26, 2021

Mission Veterans girls’ soccer tops district standings What a difference a year makes. The 2019–2020 Mission Veterans Lady Patriots soccer team was 1 – 5 after six games in District 31–5A before winning five of their last eight to garner a playoff spot. This year’s squad is taking a different route. The team’s 5–0 victory…

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For three of the four Big 7 basketball teams that qualified for the playoffs, things are going great; at least as of Wednesday afternoon. That’s because until the Mission Veterans boys’ basketball team lost their first round game Tuesday night, the Big 7 teams were undefeated in five games. Three of those wins by the…

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