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A different kind of Thanksgiving, how a Sharyland educator celebrates

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Calling local artists, Mission launches recycling program

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Esmeralda Solis, left, administered the oath of office to her husband, Narciso V. Solis, on Nov. 21, 2022, as Agua SUD board President Maribel Diaz held the Bible.  (Photo by Dave Hendricks / The Progress Times.)

Agua SUD replaces former board president with her husband

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Members of the La Joya school board posed for a photo on Nov. 17, 2022, when the district held a swearing-in ceremony for two new trustees. From left to right: Trustee Roberto Zamora, Trustee Alda T. Benavides, Trustee Nereyda Cantu, Trustee Alex Cantu, Trustee Anthony Uresti, Trustee Esmeralda Solis and Trustee Mary T. Hernandez. (Photo courtesy of La Joya ISD.)

La Joya ISD holds swearing-in ceremony for 2 new trustees

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Mission CISD sports — new turf and netting for fields

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Intruder detection audits at Mission CISD

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Louisiana man sentenced to 20 years in prison for kidnapping, sexually assaulting McAllen girl

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Palmview hires new police chief

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Sullivan City councilman removed from office after missing three meetings

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Prosecutors drop assault charge against former Sullivan City mayor

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Members of the Agua Special Utility District board of directors posed for a photo on Nov. 16, 2022. From left to right: Director Esmeralda Solis, Director Adriana Flores-Villarreal, Director Jose Luis Ochoa Jr., Director Maribel Diaz, Director Ana Maria Perez and Director Rick Perez. (Photo by Dave Hendricks / The Progress Times.)

Agua SUD holds swearing-in ceremony for new utility board members

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What to know about the Taylor Road construction

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Cultural inclusivity program underway at Mission

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County proposes rural trash service

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La Joya ISD employees win seats on Agua SUD board

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Nereyda Cantu speak to supporters at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in La Joya on Nov. 8, 2022, after winning a second term on the La Joya school board. (Photo by Dave Hendricks / The Progress Times.)

La Joya ISD headed for shakeup after three ‘My 5’ candidates win seats on school board

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Shary Elementary parking lot to undergo construction

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New CEO to lead Mission’s economic development

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Mission CISD sports — new turf and netting for fields

November 22, 2022

Mission CISD’s football fields are one step closer to getting new turf. At the Nov. 9 board of trustees meeting, the school board approved the best and final offer for the synthetic turf projects at Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium and Veterans Memorial High School Patriot Stadium.   The same contractor that installed the turf…

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Mission CISD closes out construction projects

October 24, 2022

Four construction projects came to a close this month when the Mission CISD board of trustees approved final completion at the Oct. 12 school board meeting. The four projects are the Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium repairs, the maintenance structural warehouse and the baseball and softball field turf.  TOM LANDRY STADIUM  After more than…

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Running eXCellence

October 4, 2022

Rattlers boys and girls top ranked The fact that the high school XC (cross-country) season coincides with football and volleyball seasons, oftentimes results in XC being overshadowed by those highly popular sports. Add to that the fact that distance running is not exactly a spectator sport, and XC has two strikes going against it when…

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One more falls in Western Hidalgo corruption scandal

December 2, 2022

The ongoing corruption scandal in the West has now added one more person to the list of defendants. A federal grand jury indicted Veronica O’Caña on Tuesday. She was arrested the following day. According to the indictment, Veronica O’Caña stands accused of witness tampering, violating the travel act, and conspiracy to commit money laundering. She…

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A different kind of Thanksgiving, how a Sharyland educator celebrates

November 23, 2022

Dr. Leila Flores-Torres has spent the last 20 years traveling for Thanksgiving. Her destinations of choice? Areas with rich Indigenous cultures.  Flores-Torres is a Mexican immigrant who has lived in the United States for 26 years. She moved to the U.S. at age 24 after she earned her degree and became a licensed psychologist. Once…

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Calling local artists, Mission launches recycling program

November 23, 2022

The City of Mission calls on local artists to submit their work for the opportunity to design and paint a mural on the new recycling drop-off building.  When the city received a $25,000 grant from the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council, they decided to use the funds to set up Mission’s first recycling drop-off…

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