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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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Hidalgo County COVID-19 cases now total 560

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Members of the Catholic War Veterans Post #1065 presenting a $500 check to Mission Food Pantry President Adela Ortega during a Memorial Day service Monday, May 25, 2020. Progress Times photo by Luciano Guerra.

Local veterans continue serving the community

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LJISD names architect in second elementary roofing project

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Emilion Benavidez at Smoke Crafter’s makeshift drive-in theater experience wait for the screening of “Toy Story 4” to begin Saturday, May 26, 2020. Progress Times photos by Jose De Leon IIII

Local food truck serves up drive-in theater experience

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Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa

Coronavirus Will Not End Our Commitment to Public Education

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Opening plans revealed

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A Monarch butterfly displayed at the Split Rail RV Park & Resort. Photo courtesy of Split Rail RV Park Facebook group.

Four new butterfly sculptures displayed in Mission

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Lady Rattlers’ head softball coach Paul Cruz gives the thumbs up as he greets Maria Torres, one of his outfielders, during Sharyland High School’s drive through sports parade last Thursday. Progress Times photo by Luciano Guerra.

Sharyland ISD honors athletes

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The Sharyland ISD Board of Trustees. Courtesy photo

SISD approves $1.1M Chromebooks purchase, restructures school board.

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Hidalgo County awarded $4.2M for homeless residents

A grant that is part of the CARES Act will assist the county in aiding individuals and families who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless. Hidalgo County was awarded a Homeless Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV) in the amount of $4,242,374 that will be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic…

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VMHS Valedictorian earns Gates Foundation Scholarship

Damian Gonzalez is ready to take the next steps on his academic journey. Gonzalez, the valedictorian of the Veterans Memorial High School Class of 2020, is one of 300 students in the country to earn a Gates Foundation Scholarship. A “last-dollar” scholarship that will fund every other expense not covered by other scholarships, the Gates…

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

Matthew Perez, a senior in the Mission Career Tech Early College High School program at MHS, earned an accomplishment not many seniors can claim. Perez, who will join his Class of 2020 at the Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium for their first outdoor graduation in years, had already graduated from college at the end…

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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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