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Lerma on pace to 700 wins

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Reset rejuvenates Patriots

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The silver Chevrolet Impala crashed on Abram Road south of West Mile 6 Road. Two people died and five people were injured. (Photo courtesy of the Texas Department of Public Safety.)

2 dead, 5 injured after police chase near Palmview

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Rio Bank Executive Vice President Rick Perez joined the Agua SUD board on Oct. 15. (Photo courtesy of Rio Bank.)

Banker joins Agua SUD board

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Voters head to the polls for La Joya City Council election

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Edinburg mayor wants prosecutor removed from voter fraud case

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LA JOYA PROJECT CONITNUES NEXT PHASE

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Alton Fire Department hosts drive-thru for Fire Prevention Week Sparky’s 70th birthday also celebrated

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La Joya Housing Authority failed to pay an estimated $100,000 in payroll taxes

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Two smugglers sentenced to time served in Border Patrol corruption case

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La Joya loses millions in state funding, jeopardizing water treatment plant project

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The 6-0 Mission Veterans Lady Patriots and the 2-4 Palmview Lady Lobos are two of the five Big 7 volleyball teams that remain in the hunt for a playoff spot with less than two weeks remaining in district play. Progress Times photo by Mario Magallon.

Volleyball races heating up

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Mission named a Better City for Pets

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Instagram account highlights alleged sexual abuse at Sharyland ISD

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Drug smugglers involved in East Hidalgo Detention Center bribery scheme sent to prison

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Lerma on pace to 700 wins

October 22, 2021

Celebration planned to honor volleyball coach Diana Lerma may not be the only volleyball coach the Mission Veterans Lady Patriots have ever had, but she has been there from the very beginning. That’s because she was hired in 2002 to start the program and with the exception of half of the 2016 season and all…

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Reset rejuvenates Patriots

October 22, 2021

Mission Vets, Mercedes meet tonight The tight race for the District 16-5A Div. II football title could open up a bit tonight. The gap between the top teams could also get tighter than it currently is. That all depends on the outcome of a couple of games. The key game involves Mission Veterans, the current…

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OLIVER PADILLA NAMED WAC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

October 18, 2021

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The Western Athletic Conference announced on Monday that senior goalie Oliver Padilla of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Vaqueros men’s soccer team has been named WAC Defensive Player of the Week. Padilla made one save to post a clean sheet and lead UTRGV to a 1-0 win over…

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Lerma on pace to 700 wins

October 22, 2021

Celebration planned to honor volleyball coach Diana Lerma may not be the only volleyball coach the Mission Veterans Lady Patriots have ever had, but she has been there from the very beginning. That’s because she was hired in 2002 to start the program and with the exception of half of the 2016 season and all…

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2 dead, 5 injured after police chase near Palmview

October 22, 2021

  Two people died and five people were injured Friday after a police chase near Palmview. At about 5:26 a.m., a Palmview police officer attempted to stop a silver Chevrolet Impala near the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 495 and Abram Road, said Lt. Christopher Olivarez, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety. The…

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Banker joins Agua SUD board

October 21, 2021

The Agua Special Utility District board welcomed a new director last week. Rick Perez, an executive vice president at Rio Bank, replaced Director Adolfo Arriaga on Oct. 15. “They approached me,” Perez said. “And I said: ‘Yeah, sure. Why not?’” Agua SUD, which provides water and sewer service to about 16,500 customers in western Hidalgo…

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