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Killam Development projects in progress

By Lea Juarez |
Joey Ortiz

“A real Eagle.”

By John Hamann |
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Taking it to the mat

By Luciano Guerra |
Sylvia Rodriguez Flores

Police arrest Mission woman accused of preying on people with legal problems

By Dave Hendricks |
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Man charged in La Joya corruption case may represent himself at trial unless he finds new attorney

By Dave Hendricks |
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More than two months after border wall ‘pause,’ land condemnation lawsuits remain in limbo

By Dave Hendricks |
Civil Rights

Former political candidate drops temporary restraining order, allowing Pharr to proceed with Hidalgo County EMS deal

By Dave Hendricks |
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Judge signs temporary restraining order to stop Pharr from acquiring Hidalgo County EMS

By Dave Hendricks |
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Attorney may withdraw from La Joya corruption case, delaying trial

By Dave Hendricks |
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Texas Senate committee holds public hearing on Agua SUD bill

By Dave Hendricks |
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Sharyland community rallies for bond support

By Lea Juarez |
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City Flower Shop ordered to pay for peddler permit

By Lea Juarez |
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Pharr reaches ‘agreement in principle’ to acquire Hidalgo County EMS

By Dave Hendricks |
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La Joya school board rejects proposal to shut down three elementary schools

By Dave Hendricks |
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Senator Hinojosa Files SB 2185 to Dissolve Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3

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Trial in Weslaco water treatment plant bribery case delayed until September

By Dave Hendricks |
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Power Surge

By Luciano Guerra |
The Mission Veterans girls track team won the District 30-5A championship in Laredo. Photo courtesy head girls’ track coach, Kathryn Howell.

Big 7 District track roundup

By John Hamann |
Civil Rights

Former Customs and Border Protection officer pleads guilty to bribery

By Dave Hendricks |
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Mission firefighters warn about ‘toxic and hostile’ work environment

By Dave Hendricks |

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Killam Development projects in progress

April 12, 2021

The Shary Village Industrial Park and El Milagro subdivision projects are underway, according to the CEO of the Mission Economic Development Corporation Daniel Silva. In December 2019, Laredo-based real estate company Killam Development purchased more than 3500 acres of land in Mission and McAllen with the promise of creating new housing, entertainment and educational facilities.…

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Sylvia Rodriguez Flores

Police arrest Mission woman accused of preying on people with legal problems

April 11, 2021

The Palmview Police Department on Monday arrested a woman accused of scamming people in western Hidalgo County. Officers arrested Sylvia Rodriguez Flores, 49, of Mission on Monday — her fourth arrest on theft charges during the past five years. Flores is accused of scamming people with legal problems, according to court records. In exchange for…

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Man charged in La Joya corruption case may represent himself at trial unless he finds new attorney

April 11, 2021

A man charged in the La Joya corruption case must either find a new attorney or represent himself at trial. Ramiro Alaniz, 39, of La Joya — who is accused of participating in a scheme to solicit kickbacks during construction of a La Joya Economic Development Corp. project — hired attorney Gregorio R. Lopez of…

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Area Sports

“A real Eagle.”

April 11, 2021

Mission High’s Jose Ortiz does it all It was a busy few days for Mission High School’s Jose Ortiz the week before Easter. The Friday before Good Friday he was in the net for the Eagles boys’ soccer team as the team faced Los Fresnos in the opening round of the UIL state soccer playoffs.…

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Taking it to the mat

April 11, 2021

MHS hosts 15-6A wrestling tourney With up to three matches taking place at the same time, wrestling tournaments are one of the best kept secrets when it comes to high school spectator sports. The action is not only intense, but it’s also non-stop as wrestlers ranging in weight from 95 lbs. to 215 lbs. for…

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Power Surge

April 1, 2021

Vargas and Guerrero among five Big 7 state champions Five boys and seven girls from the seven Mission, Sharyland and La Joya ISD high schools, the Big 7, qualified for the THSPA (Texas High School Powerlifting Association) and the THSWPA (Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association) state meets and eight of them returned home with…

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