Mission

Priest headed to court for loud church bells

An upper Valley priest is being called to court for allegedly ringing the church bells too loud.

35 acres to be added to World Birding Center Headquarters in Mission

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission at its regular meeting today in Austin approved the donation of 35 acres along the northeastern border of the Wo

Wendy Davis continues visit in the Valley while pro-life activists rally

Texas Senator Wendy Davis made her first trip to the Rio Grande Valley this week, her first time in the area since announcing her race for governor.  She sat down with Newscenter 23 to discuss her visit to the Valley.

Mission FFA Parliamentary Procedure Team has strong showing at national competition

The Mission FFA Parliamentary Procedure Team had a very successful showing at the 86th Annual National FFA Convention. The team is the first parliamentary procedure team from the Rio Grande Valley to compete at nationals.

Two Mission residents indicted for health care fraud case

Frank Gonzalez, 30, and Graciela Escamilla, 51, both of Mission, have been charged in a federal indictment for their alleged roles in a scheme to defraud Medicare and Texas Medicaid through fraudulent billings, announced United States Attorney

Students learn bus safety and emergency procedures

Over the next several weeks, students at all of Mission CISD’s (Consolidated Independent School District) schools will be learning about school bus safety and emergency procedures.

City of Mission names new Police Chief

The City of Mission has a new full time police chief. Robert Dominguez was sworn in on Tuesday as Mission's new Police Chief after filling in as interim chief.

Junior high robotics team makes HESTEC final four

For the first time, Mission CISD (Consolidated Independent School District) had junior high school students compete in robotics Sumo-Bot challenge at the annual Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Week (HESTEC) held at The University o

Area of Mission quarantined for Citrus Greening

The City of Mission is warning it's residents about the recent quarantine issued by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension due to recent findings of Citrus Greening in the area of Conway and FM 495.

Teens charged for string of home invasions

Two young men each face $1 million bonds for their involvement in three home invasions over the weekend.

Two people charged in string of car burglaries

A duo of suspected robbers in the upper Valley are charged in connection to a series of car burglaries in the area.

Veterans Memorial students earn AP scholar awards

A total of 25 students at Veterans Memorial High School (VMHS) have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP (Advanced Placement) exams.

Senator Ted Cruz visits the Valley

Senator Ted Cruz made a trip to South Texas to discuss his views on current affairs and other issues. One of the most outspoken topics of the day: the negative impact of Obamacare on the nation.

Two Valley students produce short film on hot issue

Summer vacation is usually just that--a vacation.  But that wasn't the case for a pair of students at Sharyland High School who spent their summer break making a short film with a very important message.

Mission police chase ends in serious wreck

Several people are recovering from injuries after a truck slammed into a car while trying to flee authorities last night.