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09/22/2019

Sullivan City commissioner arrested

A Sullivan City commissioner was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly assaulted a woman. The Mission Police Department confirmed that Gabriel Salinas was arrested and booked into the Mission city jail on Saturday morning. According to Mission PD Investigator and public information officer Art Flores, police received a call at 7:39 a.m. regarding a domestic READ MORE.
UTRGV announces tuition-free program09/22/2019

UTRGV announces tuition-free program

Thanks to a new program at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, more than half of its undergraduate students will attend the university without having to pay for tuition in the next school year. On Monday, UTRGV announced the most expansive free-tuition program among public institutions in the state of Texas that targets students with READ MORE.
Mercado Mexicano celebrates culture in Mission09/22/2019

Mercado Mexicano celebrates culture in Mission

Rather than building walls, the Mission Historical Museum, along with the city and CamCoin, are building bridges to connect Mexican and American culture. This past weekend, the museum hosted their first Mercado Mexicano at the Mission Event Center, bringing over 20 local and international vendors to sell artisanal goods, clothing and decor in the community. READ MORE.
09/22/2019

Funding for senior meals rejected by Mission board

The Mission Housing Authority board again failed to secure $40,000 in funding for services at a senior center on Wednesday after two board members refused to agree to the requirements set by the agency that funds the services. The Area Agency on Aging – or AAA – provides $40,000 to Mission Housing Authority for three READ MORE.
Palmview City Council approves nearly $6.7 million budget, property tax rate remains unchanged09/21/2019

Palmview City Council approves nearly $6.7 million budget, property tax rate remains unchanged

The Palmview City Council approved a nearly $6.7 million budget during a special meeting Saturday afternoon. Administrators prepared a balanced budget, which included conservative revenue projections and a $140,000 contingency, said City Manager Michael Leo. Palmview will keep the current property tax rate. Read More … Read the rest of the article on progresstimes.net READ MORE.

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