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COVID-19 ICU patients nears 200 in Hidalgo County

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Cuellar: CBP border wall construction to be halted this week

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Dozens of people in a waiting area after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as part of a Hidalgo County community clinic on the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show grounds in Mercedes Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2020. Progress Times photo by Jose De Leon III.

Hidalgo County and PSJA ISD bringing new COVID-19 vaccine clinic

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15 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Hidalgo County

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Melo Ochoa, former judge who confessed to accepting bribes, dead at 74

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Total COVID-19 cases in Hidalgo County crosses 60K threshold

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Interrupted by COVID-19, local seamstress finds more work from TCF

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Tyra Alvarez, the model displaying her dream of being a veterinarian for zoo animals, walks the runway at the TCF Product Costume Show wearing a costume designed by Dalia Vivian Saturday, Jan 16, 2020. Progress Times photo by Jamie Treviño.

An array of dreams

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A clinic worker gathers information from a Hidalgo County resident about to receive the coronavirus vaccine at Palmview High School Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2020. Progress Times photo by Jamie Treviño.

Fourth COVID-19 vaccination clinic held at Palmview High School

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Sharyland’s Xochitl Nguma fights off two Brownsville Hanna defenders for control of the ball during the second half of the Lady Rattlers’ 8-1 non-district game win over the Lady Golden Eagles. Progress Times photo by Luciano Guerra

Picking up their game

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Agua SUD spent more than $9,000 on Christmas luncheon

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Mission mother speaks out on alleged discrimination at TruFit

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Agua SUD board Director Adolfo Arrriaga. Photo courtesy of Agua SUD

Member of Agua SUD board may skip meetings for six months

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Togetherness: Lady Diamondbacks continue winning ways

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Mission City Council approves plan to install LED lights, replace water meters

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The Texas Citrus Fiesta Royal Court Float at the TCF Parade of Oranges Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020

TCF Fun Fair, Carnival and Parade of Oranges postponed

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The Roma High School Mariachi Nuevo Santander performing the closing number during the Latino Inaugural 2021 Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. Courtesy image.

Roma HS mariachi program performs at Biden’s pre-inauguration

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Weslaco water treatment plant bribery case tentatively scheduled for trial in April

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Total Hidalgo County COVID-19 cases nears 60K mark

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Hidalgo County reports highest daily amount of COVID-19 deaths in weeks

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COVID-19 ICU patients nears 200 in Hidalgo County

January 26, 2021

Hidalgo County continues to see COVID-19 hospitalization numbers not seen since last summer when area hospitals reached capacity due to the amount of COVID-19 patients being treated there. On Tuesday, county health officials reported 471 county residents in area hospitals to be treated for COVID-19 related complications. Of those patients, 191 of them are in…

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Cuellar: CBP border wall construction to be halted this week

January 25, 2021

Following an executive order issued last week by President Biden, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar announced in a Monday news release U.S. Customs and Border Protection contractors have been notified of a “pause” on border wall construction activities. The pause will only affect projects self-executed by CBP and will occur Wednesday, Jan. 27. “While CBP cannot speak on…

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Hidalgo County and PSJA ISD bringing new COVID-19 vaccine clinic

January 25, 2021

A limited amount of doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will be given out tomorrow  at PSJA Memorial Early College HS in Alamo. The school, located on 800 S. Alamo Road, will be the site of the newest community vaccine clinic hosted by Hidalgo County health officials in conjunction with PSJA ISD, according to a Monday news…

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Area Sports

Picking up their game

January 22, 2021

Big 7 soccer teams in action again With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing their 2020 seasons to an unexpected end, Big 7 soccer teams like the Sharyland Rattlers and the Sharyland Lady Rattlers are ready to pick up where they left off last year. Both of these teams had already clinched their respective district titles and…

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Togetherness: Lady Diamondbacks continue winning ways

January 22, 2021

After two straight District 31 -5A titles the Sharyland Pioneer Lady Diamondbacks basketball team find themselves in a familiar position as the 2020-2021 district race nears its halfway point. Wednesday night’s 53 – 14 win at Pioneer High School over the Sharyland High Lady Rattlers improved their overall mark to 10 – 2 and, more…

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Leaving home; going home

January 15, 2021

Koy Detmer accepts new position in Somerset Koy Detmer is leaving Mission High School again. The first time, in 1992, was expected. The newly graduated high school student was off to college. The second time, set to happen in the near future, was not. He is, however, moving on to another challenge. Somerset High School…

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