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  1. Weslaco sues construction company hired to build $38.5M water...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    ... or another - within a matter of months, not years," Orlando Garcia said. Cristina M. Garcia covers Weslaco, Donna, Mercedes and the Delta area for The Monitor. She can be reached at cgarcia@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4441.

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  2. Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent to testify today about night he killed former teammate in DWI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Dallas Morning News

    Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent is expected testify Monday about the night he killed his teammate and best friend Jerry Brown when he drove drunk and crashed his Mercedes in December 2013. Brent will testify in a Dallas County courtroom where he, the bar who served him and its management company are being sued by Brown's mother, Stacey Jackson.

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  3. Edcouch fires interim manager who ran against re-elected aldermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | TheMonitor.com

    ... However, Pruneda ultimately ended up representing Segura in court. Cristina M. Garcia covers Weslaco, Donna, Mercedes and the Delta area for The Monitor. She can be reached at cgarcia@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4441. .td-main-page-wrap { ...

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  4. Several Hidalgo County districts in need of improvement according to TEA's final financial scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | TheMonitor.com

    The Texas Education Agency released the final scores for school district's Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas, known as FIRST, and while most districts in Hidalgo County get to celebrate their A's, there are some with plenty of room for improvement. The Hidalgo and Mercedes school districts met standard with the lowest passing grade, a C, while the Donna school district received an F. The agency rates school districts' financial standing on a 0 to 100 point system, and bases the score on 15 indicators such as the district's compliance with payments to its debt service, teacher retirement system, as well the overall health of its general fund.

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  5. Surveyors spotted near National Butterfly Center as border barrier construction loomsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 30 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... officials, the project, which includes five segments, are located south of Alamo, Donna, Weslaco, Progreso and Mercedes. CBP officials announced earlier this month that $167 million had been awarded to SLSCO, a Galveston-based company, for 8 miles ...

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  6. Judge: Edcouch alderman lives within city limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | TheMonitor.com

    ... , beautify it, make it a better town, and move on from this whole thing." Cristina M. Garcia covers Weslaco, Donna, Mercedes and the Delta-area for The Monitor. She can be reached at cgarcia@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4441.

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  7. $491 Million in Border Wall Contracts AwardedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | PaintSquare

    ... Valley sector. The project consists of five sectors segments located south of Alamo, Donna, Weslaco, Progreso and Mercedes, Texas - all of which are within Hidalgo County. The border wall will be composed of a reinforced concrete levee wall to match ...

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  8. Mrythala CalderonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Putnam County Sentinel

    ... 6 to 8 pm with the Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. at OakCrest Funeral Home. Mrythala was born December 17, 1954 in Mercedes, Texas to Pedro G. Chavez and Josefina Castillo Chavez. On June 20, 1988 she married Emiliano Calderon Jaimes. She was a 1973 ...

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  9. Second border wall contract for $167M of construction through...Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Brownsville Herald

    Federal officials have approved another border wall contract, this one for the $167 million construction of 8 miles of levee wall system in the Rio Grande Valley. Awarded Nov. 11 to Galveston-based SLSCO, the project dubbed RGV-02 consists of construction in the Hidalgo County cities of Alamo, Donna, Weslaco, Progreso and Mercedes, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection news release.

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  10. Second border wall contract for $167M of construction through Mid-Valley citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | TheMonitor.com

    ... project dubbed RGV-02 consists of construction in the Hidalgo County cities of Alamo, Donna, Weslaco, Progreso and Mercedes, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection news release. Reinforced concrete levee wall will be constructed to reach ...

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  11. Mercedes commission revives public comment periodThe Mercedes City...Read the original story

    Oct 18, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    The Mercedes City Commission revived the public comment portion of meetings Tuesday, a month after receiving substantial attention for eliminating it. The city commission removed public comment in January, but reconsidered the decision after a widely viewed video showed commissioners Howard Wade, Leo Villarreal and Cristella De Leon Hernandez leaving their seats while Lauren Pitts, 19, spoke near the podium.

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  12. Two dead in single vehicle rollover near AliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The accident occurred just before 7 a.m. Oct. 14 on U.S. Highway 281, nine miles north of Alice. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 59-year-old Daniel Munoz and 59-year-old Maria A. Trujillo, both from Mercedes, Texas, were killed when their Chevrolet Tahoe veered off the roadway and hit a guardrail.

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  13. Top Gun pilot to be honored on Veterans DayRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    ... Corps colonel has been around the world since leaving his hometown after completing high school. He will be back in Mercedes as the honored guest and featured speaker at the annual Veterans Day parade and dinner celebration Nov. 10. He was born in ...

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  14. Municipal support for animal center wanesRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    ... of Weslaco charges $40 per animal to the seven cities they serve, compared to the $80 to $90 PVAC is asking for. Mercedes, Pharr, San Juan, La Villa and Elsa now contract with Weslaco instead of PVAC, meaning that shelter now serves more cities than ...

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  15. Mayor O'cana takes the witness stand on third day of Mission election trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Progress Times

    ... significance of that connection remained unclear. Rick Salinas also mentioned Richard LeFevre, an engineer who owns Mercedes-based LeFevre Engineering & Management Consulting. He donated $500 to the O'caA a campaign in March. "Is this the same Mr. ...

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  16. First & Goal Friday: September 21stRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | KRGV

    ... There are five unbeaten 6A teams in the Valley. Mission and La Joya were idle in week four. Edinburg rolled over Mercedes 45-18 to improve to 4-and-0. Weslaco knocked off Harlingen South 21-7 to remain undefeated. Harlingen was surprised by Weslaco ...

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  17. FedEx freight facility to open in Mercedes, creating 125 jobsMERCEDES ...Read the original story

    Sep 20, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    A developer purchased land from the city's economic development arm in June for FedEx to build a distribution center that is set to open in 2019. Setzer Properties, the developer, purchased 34 acres for $850,000 without an incentive, according to Development Corporation of Mercedes Executive Director Melissa Ramirez, adding FedEx will employ about 125 workers at the freight facility.

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  18. FedEx freight facility to open in Mercedes, creating 125 jobsRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    ... the developer, purchased 34 acres for $850,000 without an incentive, according to Development Corporation of Mercedes Executive Director Melissa Ramirez, adding FedEx will employ about 125 workers at the freight facility. Construction is expected to ...

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  19. Mercedes man gets nearly 9 years in meth caseMcALLEN - A tip about a...Read the original story

    Sep 19, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    A tip about a drug deal led authorities to a large seizure of methamphetamine and left a Mercedes man facing nine years in prison, court records show. Jose Guadalupe Lopez Garcia was arrested earlier this year after a special agent with the Texas Department of Public Safety received a tip about a potential deal involving methamphetamine.

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  20. Hidalgo County crews pumping out water from flooded areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | TheMonitor.com

    ... scaled down today. >> From noon to 7 p.m. today at Sunrise Hill Park, located at Mile 11 N and Mile 1 A1 2 W. in Mercedes - no proof required, and residents are limited to six sandbags per household. >> From noon to 7 p.m. today at Monte Alto ...

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