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  1. Second border wall contract for $167M of construction through Mid-Valley citiesRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2017 | Valley Morning Star

    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.


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

    Oct 11, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    The retired U.S. Marine Corps colonel has been around the world since leaving his hometown after completing high school.


  3. Municipal support for animal center wanesRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    The city of Edinburg, where Palm Valley Animal Center and the Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center are located, has not renewed their annual contract with the shelter since it expired Oct. 1. PVAC is now asking the city of Edinburg to pay over $500,000 for the 2018-19 fiscal year, which is more than triple the amount they were charged last year.


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

    Sep 20, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    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.


  5. Mercedes man gets nearly 9 years in meth caseRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    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.


  6. Former Mercedes principal remembered by manyRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    Vasquez worked for the Mercedes school district as athletic director, coach, teacher, junior high principal and high school principal for 25 years before retiring in 2004.


  7. Mercedes ISD delays first day of school due to estimated $6M flood damageRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    The first day of school was delayed a few days for most students in the Mercedes school district due to two of its campuses being highly damaged during this summer's floods.


  8. Area cross country runners take part at San Benito's Dog Pound Invitational 4 minutes agoRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    Andrea De La Rosa of Brownsville Rivera leads the pack during the Dog Pound Invitational Cross Country Meet at San Benito High School.


  9. NewRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    A dialysis center will be the first to open at the vacant light industrial park here, and leaders are preparing for another business announcement later this month.


  10. Local conservation projects to be awarded $10,000 in grant moneyRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | Valley Morning Star

    As much as $10,000 will be awarded to Rio Grande Valley projects for grassland restoration and the Holly Beach acquisition.


  11. Mercedes leaders answer concerns on floodingRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    Jason Hoekema/Staff Photographer Abandoned vehicles in sewage-tainted floodwater are seen June 20 near Mercedes.


  12. FEMA disaster crews begin door-to-door visitsRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    FEMA Distaster Survivor Assistance Specialists Ramon Colon, right, and Michael Taylor, front, discuss which homes still need to have information on flood assistance placed on them Friday, July 13, 2018, in Pharr.


  13. Mercedes superintendent among nominees for TASB awardRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    The superintendent of Mercedes ISD was chosen as the 2018 Superintendent of the Year for Region One, and now he is a nominee for the same award at the state level by the Texas Association of School Boards, according to a TASB news release issued Friday.


  14. Children enjoying lessons in STEAM during summer programRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    It is a story form cartoon of a little girl standing on the Moon who comes across an alien life.


  15. Memorial adds 2 who sacrificed at warRead the original story

    May 26, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    His name was originally left off the American Legion Memorial Monument because he died in an Army camp from an illness, not in the heat of battle during his tour in the Vietnam War.


  16. Emergency management partners gather to prepare for hurricane seasonRead the original story

    May 23, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    They were taking in the details at the National Weather Service's annual Rio Grande Valley Emergency Management Partners Hurricane Workshop.


  17. Texas man with 3 DWI convictions charged in death of womanRead the original story

    May 12, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    A South Texas man who has three prior convictions for drunken driving has been charged with intoxication manslaughter following a wreck that killed a woman and critically injured three children.


  18. Valley's sales tax numbers rocket higherRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    The Valley's economy continues to send out vibrant signals, as joblessness continues to fall across the region and state sales tax reimbursements for the month of March showed a sharp upswing.


  19. Weslaco man, two others face charges in fatal crashRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    A Weslaco man said a phone call from a scout alerting him to law enforcement led to a crash that left one person dead.


  20. NewRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2018 | Valley Morning Star

    Most Winter Texans have returned to their respective home states, but every year, a few of the estimated 100,000 annual seasonal visitors decide to make the Rio Grande Valley their permanent home.


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