Archive for December, 2019
 

 
The Rio Grande River as seen from the Progreso bridge. The border wall can be seen in the distance.

Nuevo Progreso; Our Mexican Valley Town

A day trip to Nuevo Progreso Mexico never gets old. Just a short walk across the Progreso bridge south of Weslaco disconnects me from routine. My husband and I prefer to visit during the week to avoid the crowds, but with Decem...
by Tapia - Gonzales
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DHS Leadership Academy

New Leadership Academy at Texas Southmost College

What if the Valley had a community college that could design, develop and deliver quality workforce training programs for the private or public sectors in a short amount of time? The types of programs often associated with high...
by Tapia - Gonzales
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Bishop Daniel Flores blessing of congregation members celebrating a birthday or anniversary.

First Sunday of Advent with Bishop Daniel Flores

December 1st, 2019, the first Sunday of advent began with a pleasant surprise; Bishop Daniel E. Flores celebrated mass at our church in Harlingen. It took me a few seconds to realize it was him during the entrance procession af...
by Tapia - Gonzales
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