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Bishop dedicates St. Anthony’s new community center

HARLINGEN — Bishop Daniel Flores, his cream-colored vestments waving lightly in the wind, raised his hand high to sprinkle holy water. 

Posted in Local news on Saturday, February 6, 2016 10:21 pm.

Mission High alums a fixture in Super Bowl history

Mission native Bobby Ply remembers looking into the stands during Super Bowl I and seeing the 60,000 fans filling only about half of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. When Koy Detmer glanced up at the sold-out Alltel Stadium crowd 38 years later during the opening kickoff of the 2005 Super Bowl, the sea of flash bulbs was like nothing he’d ever seen.

Posted in Local news on Saturday, February 6, 2016 10:13 pm.

Bonding on Safari: Zoo welcomes NINOS for Father and Child Day

BROWNSVILLE — As Kaitlyn Blanco, 5, spins around the pavilion in the park without a care in the world, her father figure and uncle, Jose Herrera, watches to make sure she doesn’t hurt herself.

Posted in Local news on Saturday, February 6, 2016 10:16 pm.

Harlingen maps out a master plan for future of parks and recreation

HARLINGEN — Design a product that has to appeal to everybody from the age of 2 to the age of 100. It has to be available 365 days a year, and there’s no break for bad weather or anything else.

Posted in Local news on Saturday, February 6, 2016 10:15 pm.

New club could ‘rock’ west side

HARLINGEN — It’s something you probably drive past every day on West Harrison Avenue, but you’d be forgiven for seeing the barren lot across from Jano’s Superstore as utterly unremarkable.

Posted in Local news on Saturday, February 6, 2016 10:11 pm.

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