Former Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office Deputy Roberto "Bobby" Rivera, 44, of Palmhurst. Photo courtesy of the Sheriff's Office.

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Former sheriff’s deputy charged with criminal trespass

April 17, 2021

Officers arrested a former Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office deputy Saturday in Edinburg. Roberto “Bobby” Rivera — a former sheriff’s deputy — is charged with criminal trespass. After his arrest on Saturday morning, Rivera was released from the city jail and transported to a medical facility. He was booked at the Hidalgo County jail on Wednesday.…

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Palmview dog salon under fire after the death of a 4-month-old Corgi

April 16, 2021

When Isamar Cavazos’ husband picked up their 4-month-old Corgi at the groomers, she expected their pet to return home happy and clean, not in poor health and gasping for air. The puppy, named Hunter, was dropped off at the Doggie Experts Salon in Palmview, TX, for a first-time grooming appointment on Saturday morning. “When my…

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City council discusses stimulus guidelines

April 16, 2021

Mission City Council gathered for a workshop on April 14 to discuss the preliminary guidelines for the $24.3 million in recovery funds the city will receive from the U.S. Department of Treasury. Last month President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law, providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief. The U.S Treasury has specific…

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Area Sports

Big 7 softball: Three are in, one more may join them

April 16, 2021

With four of the seven varsity softball teams from the Mission, Sharyland and La Joya school districts, the Big 7, having either already clinched a playoff berth or being just one win away from doing so, the second season, as the playoffs are often referred to, should be an exciting one for Big 7 softball…

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Big 7 baseball: Coyotes clinch!

April 16, 2021

The La Joya Coyotes broke open a tight contest with PSJA High, scoring three runs in the top of the seventh to defeat the Bears 9-4 this past Tuesday night at C.V. Cain Field in San Juan and to claim the District 31-6A baseball title. The victory also allowed the team to remain undefeated on…

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“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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