Members of the Catholic War Veterans Post #1065 presenting a $500 check to Mission Food Pantry President Adela Ortega during a Memorial Day service Monday, May 25, 2020. Progress Times photo by Luciano Guerra.

Local veterans continue serving the community

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LJISD names architect in second elementary roofing project

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Emilion Benavidez at Smoke Crafter’s makeshift drive-in theater experience wait for the screening of “Toy Story 4” to begin Saturday, May 26, 2020. Progress Times photos by Jose De Leon IIII

Local food truck serves up drive-in theater experience

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Coronavirus Will Not End Our Commitment to Public Education

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Opening plans revealed

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A Monarch butterfly displayed at the Split Rail RV Park & Resort. Photo courtesy of Split Rail RV Park Facebook group.

Four new butterfly sculptures displayed in Mission

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Lady Rattlers’ head softball coach Paul Cruz gives the thumbs up as he greets Maria Torres, one of his outfielders, during Sharyland High School’s drive through sports parade last Thursday. Progress Times photo by Luciano Guerra.

Sharyland ISD honors athletes

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SISD approves $1.1M Chromebooks purchase, restructures school board.

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Mission holds workshops and emergency meeting regarding COVID-19

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Maialen “M” Erana at her athletic signing to play golf at Concordia University Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Progress Times photo by Jose De Leon III

SHS holds first athletic signing outside of campus

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Positive COVID-19 results in Hidalgo County nears 550, 31 released from isolation Thursday

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COVID-19 cases in Starr County rise to 33

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Hidalgo County creates mortgage and rental relief program

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Aspiring artist wins congressional art competition

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Hidalgo County reports 21 new cases

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Jimmy Carter ECHS graduate qualifies for UIL Regionals two years in a row

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Palmview High School valedictorian earns Gates Foundation Scholarship

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12 Juarez-Lincoln HS graduates earn The Dream.US National Scholarship

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Hidalgo County COVID-19 cases rises to 516, testing surpases 10K

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Thelma Salinas STEM Top 3 head to UTRGV in the fall

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Local veterans continue serving the community

A local chapter of a veteran’s group ensured that other veterans who gave their life for their country were still recognized during a pandemic. During Memorial Day, members of the Catholic War Veterans Post #1065 did a tour of the cemeteries surrounding the city of Mission for a 21-gun salute to the veterans buried there.…

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LJISD names architect in second elementary roofing project

ArkiiForm, LLC is staying busy throughout the pandemic. This week, the La Joya Independent School District Board of Trustees met during a regular meeting to discuss several items. One item regarded a roof renovations project for Dr. Americo Paredes Elementary, located at 5301 N. Bentsen Palm Dr. in Mission. This follows the last regular meeting,…

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Local food truck serves up drive-in theater experience

The smell of BBQ greeted dozens of people who were at a theater for the first time in weeks. On Saturday, May 23, Smoke Crafters, a Mission-based BBQ food truck, welcomed people to a drive-in experience as they screened the animated blockbuster “Toy Story 4” in a makeshift drive-in theater on their property, located on…

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Opening plans revealed

UIL announces guidelines for return to athletics The road to getting prep sports back into gear was given a map to follow last Friday by the UIL in the area of what schools will be allowed to do over the summer. The current coronavirus pandemic that has shut down Texas prep sports since mid-March had…

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Sharyland ISD honors athletes

 There was a lot of traffic on the campuses of Sharyland Pioneer High School and Sharyland High school last week as the two schools held drive-thru parades to recognize their athletes for their accomplishments during the 2019-2020 school year.  Like most celebrations there were cheers, waves and smiles. I’m going to assume there were smiles;…

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SHS holds first athletic signing outside of campus

With schools continuing to be closed for the rest of the school year, Sharyland High School ensured that one of its top golfers was still celebrated. Maialen “M” Erana, a senior on the Sharyland High School Women’s Golf Team, signed a letter of intent Tuesday to continue playing golf at Concordia University, an NCAA Division…

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