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  1. City approves extension on safe room projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville city commissioners granted permission to seek a six-month extension on the city's Community Safe Room Project at their meeting Tuesday night. Marina Zolezzi, director of the Office of Grant Management and Community Development, went before commissioners to request permission to ask the Federal Emergency Management Agency for a six-month extension to complete the project at the Brownsville Sports Park in Olmito.

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  2. City to seek safe room extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Brownsville Herald

    One agenda item is in relation to Brownsville's Community Safe Room Project. Marina Zolezzi, director of the Office of Grant Management and Community Development, will go before commissioners to request that the Federal Emergency Management Agency grant the city a six-month extension to complete construction of the Community Safe Room Project at the BrownsvilleSportsPark, 1000 Sports Park Blvd. in Olmito.

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  3. Los Fresnos CISD celebrates 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... events in Los Fresnos history. They included the opening of the Whipple Library, the transitioning of the old Olmito Elementary and Las Yescas Elementary into the fold of Los Fresnos CISD, a 1968 science lab, and the move to the "new" LosFresnosHigh ...

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  4. Jury finds Brownsville man guilty of murder, assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... away on the corner of Acapulco and Veracruz. Ibanez will remain in custody at the Carrizalez-RuckerDetentionCenter in Olmito until he is transferred to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institutional Division. Having a pet is a lot of ...

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  5. $1 million Mega Millions ticket sold at Stripes in OlmitoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Brownsville Herald

    No one in Texas sold a $1.5 billion Powerball ticket, but the Stripes in Olmito sold a one million dollar Mega Millions ticket. The Stripes is located 9670 Anacua Street and Expressway 77. The Texas Lottery says the winner has not come forward to claim the jackpot.

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  6. BISD's Early College High School nominated for Blue Ribbon awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... middle and high schools where students perform at very high levels, the TEA states in its announcement. Last year, Olmito Elementary, a school in the Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District, was named a 2015 Blue Ribbon School. Having a ...

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  7. Yzaguirre, three others arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    ... and Mireles were released Wednesday afternoon after they were booked at the Carrizalez-Rucker Detention Center in Olmito. Each was granted a personal recognizance bond. As the group was being processed at the detention center, authorities remained ...

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  8. High quality care provided for ill patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2015 | Valley Morning Star

    ... began as a three-bedroom, small home on the north side of Brownsville. The wheel-chair-accessible home, located in Olmito, now has eight bedrooms and nine beds in what Sunshine Haven refers to as their Angel Wing. Officials at Sunshine Haven said ...

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  9. Family Astronomy Night scheduled for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Valley Morning Star

    ... you are in town over the holiday, you may want to plan a family outing Friday night, to the Las Palmas State Park in Olmito for their Astronomy Night from 6:30-7:30 PM. Students from the Physics and Astronomy Department of UTRVGV Brownsville will be ...

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  10. Court docket dispensed electronically via PolycomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Valley Morning Star

    ... back," McDonald said. It saves the cost to transport people to and from the Carrizales Rucker Detention Center in Olmito, saves money otherwise spent on extra accommodations like meals, it stops employees from working overtime and it is an overall ...

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  11. San Benito man gets 25 years for drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Valley Morning Star

    ... further ordered a money judgment in the amount of $9 million and forfeited any interest Roel may have in a ranch in Olmito and a residence in Brownsville. The charges arose from the apprehension of Roel and others at different locations in San ...

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  12. Annual pilgrimage to honor migrant lives lost in Brooks CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | TheMonitor.com

    Photo by Joel Martinez/[email protected] SAN JUAN, TX - 27 OCT 12 Matachines dancers from Nuestro Padre Celestial church in Olmito follow the torch as part of the Carrera Antorcha Guadalupana, or Guadalupana Torch Run, on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle in San Juan. Photo by Joel Martinez/[email protected] The annual pilgrimage known as the Guadalupana Torch Run will make its way over the U.S.-Mexico border and across the Rio Grande Valley this week.

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  13. Olmito Elementary celebrates distinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... reading the proclamation. "Senate Proclamation 359, whereas the Senate of the State of Texas, is pleased to recognize Olmito Elementary School of the Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District on the recent designation as a 2015 Blue ...

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  14. Position of planets resemble face of a clockRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Valley Morning Star

    ... to use it. The UTRGV observatory is in the process of being relocated to the Resaca de Las Palmas state park outside Olmito. Currently the skies there are fairly dark and on the last Friday of each month, weather permitting, the students from the ...

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  15. Lawsuits allege real estate scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Valley Morning Star

    ... 59, of Brownsville, Jesus Edward Ibarra, 29, of Brownsville, 35-year-old Sergio Alberto Alcocer Degollado, 35, of Olmito, and Luis Fernando Blanco, 22, of Brownsville. The named defendants who have responded to the lawsuits have filed general ...

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  16. Three still wanted in schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Valley Morning Star

    ... Estate where false deeds were provided to investors. The other suspects, Sergio Alberto Alcocer Degollado, 35, of Olmito, Melissa Rangel Ramirez, 27, of Brownsville, and Yolanda Rodriguez Ramirez, 59, of Brownsville are in the Cameron County jail ...

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  17. Busted: $400K real estate ring taken downRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Valley Morning Star

    ... defrauded victims out of more than $400,000 since 2013. Group Control's Sergio Alberto Alcocer Degollado, 35, of Olmito, and ex-county employee Jesus Edward Ibarra, 29, of Brownsville are among the suspects. They were nabbed in DA Luis V. Saenz's ...

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  18. Fake realtors scammed Texas buyers out of dream homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    ... arrested Tuesday, Oct. 6. She is charged with engaging in organized criminal activity. Sergio Alberto Alcocer, 35, of Olmito, was arrested Tuesday, Oct. 6. He is charged with two counts of theft of property and two counts of engaging in organized ...

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  19. DA: Real estate scheme defrauded victims of $400KRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Valley Morning Star

    Harlingen and Olmito residents are among suspects charged in connection with a county-wide scheme, which defrauded victims out of more than $400,000 from 2013 to the present, Cameron County District Attorney Luis V. Saenz announced today.

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  20. County-Wide Real Estate Crime Ring DismantledRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | KRGV

    ... 59, of Brownsville is facing charges of engaging in organized criminal activity. Sergio Alberto Alcocer, 35, of Olmito is facing charges of two counts of theft of property and two counts of engaging in organized criminal activity. Jesus Edward ...

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