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Starr County reports first COVID-19 related death

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Hidalgo County reports 12th COVID-19 related death

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Members of the Agua Special Utility District and Palmview City Council with U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar at a presentation for a $6 million grant for Agua SUD Saturday, May 30, 2020. Courtesy photo.

AGUA SUD receives $6M for wastewater project

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Students in the Veterans Memorial High School Class of 2020 await to receive their diplomas Saturday, May 30, 2020. Progress Times photo by Jose De Leon III

Amidst pandemic, Mission CISD holds graduation ceremonies

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‘This is unity’

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Three buses donning graduation caps and masks greet graduates and their families for the three MCISD high school graduations last week. Progress Times photo by Jamie Treviño.

MCISD Transportation Dept. uses buses to bring cheer to graduates

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Mission city council discusses Madero Bridge Project

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Members of the Palmview High School Class of 2020 move their tassels from right to left, signifying their status as certified graduates.

Palmview High School graduates with socially-distant measures

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Hidalgo County sees biggest increase in COVID-19 cases

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Hidalgo County awarded $4.2M for homeless residents

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Damian Gonzalez poses in his regalia prior to joining the VMHS Class of 2020 for their graduation ceremony. Courtesy photo.

VMHS Valedictorian earns Gates Foundation Scholarship

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Matthew Perez, who earned his associate’s degree before completing this high school education, welds in a controlled environment. Courtesy photo.

MHS senior earns associate’s degree before graduating from high school

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Hidalgo, Starr County COVID-19 cases increase by 28

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Hidalgo County COVID-19 cases surpass 600

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Hidalgo County reports 11th COVID-19 death

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Mission Collegiate High School 
Valedictorian Katia Lizet Montemayor, Salutatorian Jennifer Zammir Amador Gonzalez
and Third-Ranking Student Victoria Molina

Mission Collegiate High School Top 3 offer advice to future graduates

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Veterans Memorial High School Valedictorian Damien Gonzalez, Salutatorian Rodrigo Moran and Third-Ranking Student Kelly Nguyen Lam

VMHS Top 3 Students prepare to leave the RGV for college

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Mission High School Valedictorian Yazmin Cortez, Salutatorian Giselle De Leon
 and Third-Ranking Student Alan Castellanos

MHS Top 3 Students moving on to the next level of education

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MCISD Principals look back at unprecedented end to 2019-2020 school year

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17 new COVID-19 cases reported in Hidalgo and Starr County

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Starr County reports first COVID-19 related death

Starr County confirmed its first COVID-19 related death Saturday. “It is with a heavy heart that [Starr County Health Authority Dr. Jose Vazquez] and I report the first COVID-19 related fatality case in Starr County. I offer my deepest condolences and privacy to the family,” Starr County Judge Eloy Vera said in a statement. “Please…

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Hidalgo County reports 12th COVID-19 related death

A 60-year-old Alamo man with underlying medical conditions died Friday after testing positive for the COVID-19 strain of coronavirus, Hidalgo county announced in a news release. The unidentified man is the 12th person in Hidalgo County to die after testing positive for the disease. “It’s hard as we confront the tragic news of another death…

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AGUA SUD receives $6M for wastewater project

The Agua Special Utility District is closer to finishing their multimillion-dollar project to bring a wastewater and sewer system to their customers in Palmview. During a press conference held Saturday, May 30, Agua SUD officials, along with officials from the city of Palmview and U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, announced that a key component of the…

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Area Sports

Opening plans revealed

UIL announces guidelines for return to athletics The road to getting prep sports back into gear was given a map to follow last Friday by the UIL in the area of what schools will be allowed to do over the summer. The current coronavirus pandemic that has shut down Texas prep sports since mid-March had…

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Sharyland ISD honors athletes

 There was a lot of traffic on the campuses of Sharyland Pioneer High School and Sharyland High school last week as the two schools held drive-thru parades to recognize their athletes for their accomplishments during the 2019-2020 school year.  Like most celebrations there were cheers, waves and smiles. I’m going to assume there were smiles;…

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SHS holds first athletic signing outside of campus

With schools continuing to be closed for the rest of the school year, Sharyland High School ensured that one of its top golfers was still celebrated. Maialen “M” Erana, a senior on the Sharyland High School Women’s Golf Team, signed a letter of intent Tuesday to continue playing golf at Concordia University, an NCAA Division…

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