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$37M in federal funds announced for La Joya, Mission and Sharyland school districts

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Hidalgo County COVID-19 death toll nears 1,700, 149 more positive tests reported

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20 new COVID-19-related deaths in Hidalgo County

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La Joya ISD reverses course, will resume athletic season

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31 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Hidalgo County

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Hidalgo County reports 19 more COVID-19 deaths

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School districts recommended to delay on-campus instruction for another month

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STC Theatre goes virtual this season

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Mission modifies COVID-19 guidelines and discusses future of 2020 events

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EDA awards $3M to Mission

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RGV excluded from next phase of state reopening process

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Palmview approves $6.7M budget, lower tax rate

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Mission discusses all-inclusive park design

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Sharyland, are you ready for some football?

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$37M in federal funds announced for La Joya, Mission and Sharyland school districts

October 1, 2020

Three school districts in the Mission area will receive millions in federal funds that will help them prepare students in meeting state academic standards The La Joya, Mission and Sharyland school districts received a combined 37,881,283 in federal funds from the Department of Education, according to a news release. La Joya ISD received the biggest portion…

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Hidalgo County COVID-19 death toll nears 1,700, 149 more positive tests reported

September 30, 2020

Another 17 souls were lost to COVID-19 related complications Wednesday, bringing the total death count from the virus 1,698. The new numbers were reported by the county in a news release that reported 149 new positive cases, bringing the total number of those testing positive 31,984. 2,131 of those cases remain active as 28,155 COVID-19…

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20 new COVID-19-related deaths in Hidalgo County

September 29, 2020

Hidalgo County sent notice of an additional 20 COVID-19 related deaths today, Sept. 29, 2020. In addition, 158 more residents have tested positive, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez said. That raises the total death count from this virus to 1,681 and the total number of infected to 31,835. “Too many people continue to die from…

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La Joya ISD reverses course, will resume athletic season

September 29, 2020

After deciding last month not to participate in the fall 2020 athletic season, the La Joya school district announced in a Tuesday news release the district will participate in varsity fall sports such as cross-country, football, team tennis and volleyball next week. “La Joya ISD Administration and School Board reassessed its participation in athletic activities…

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Sonny Detmer remembered

September 25, 2020

Sonny Detmer, the winningest coach in the history of Mission High School football passed away after a brief illness this past Tuesday in Somerset, Texas. He was 76. Detmer was currently serving as the head coach at Somerset High School.  Detmer came to Mission High prior to the 1989 season and continued the pass-first philosophy…

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Sharyland, are you ready for some football?

September 25, 2020

It’s almost time, time for the Friday night lights to be turned back on in Richard Thompson Stadium. In a normal year, saying that there will be Rattlers’ and Diamondbacks’ football games being played on October and November Friday nights would be no big deal. But as we all know, 2020 has been anything but…

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