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  • Mission FD reminding residents about heater safety

    Heaters can be a safety hazard if used improperly Mission, TX- During this cold spell, Rio Grande Valley residents may be trying to stay warm by using heating equipment in their homes. However, using heaters carelessly can cause serious damage, injuries and even death.  Mission firefighters are encouraging all residents to learn how to prevent heater fire...

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  • Mission FD hosting “Stop the Bleed” training

    Program teaches bystanders how to assist in an emergency before help arrives     Who:     Mission Fire Department   What: Mission FD is hosting another “STOP THE BLEED,” training course. Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. It is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage everyday citizens to become trai...

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  • Mission to host first Veterans Day Festival

    Patriotic tribute will span four days   Mission, TX- Each year, thousands of people unite to commemorate Veterans Day, a holiday that honors all those who have served the country in war or peace — dead or alive — although it is largely intended to thank living veterans for their sacrifices. This year, the City of Mission is honoring local military hero...

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  • Meet the City of Mission’s Pet of the Week

    Meet the City of Mission’s Pet of the Week:  This is Morgana. She’s very friendly and active and is about a year old. If you would like to make Morgana part of your family, please contact the Mission Pawsible Program at 956-580-8741, M-F, 8AM-5PM. The City of Mission Animal Shelter is located at 227 Abelino Farias, and is open throughout the week and on...

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  • Mission ranked one of the best places in the nation to trick-or-treat

    Mission, TX– If parents and children are looking to get the most out of their trick-or-treating excursion for Halloween, the City of Mission is the place to be. Mission ranked among the best in America for the annual tradition, according to a new ranking. The list, compiled by the financial website SmartAsset, ranked the best places in the United St...

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  • Decorate A Golf Cart To Honor A Veteran

    Civic groups: we need your help! Mission is hosting our first ever Veteran’s Day Parade Nov. 9. We’re excited to pay tribute to the heroes who have served our country. We need the community to participate in this great event by decorating a golf cart for the Veterans that will ride them down the parade route. Patriotic themed of course. Here’s...

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  • Mission Municipal Court offers amnesty period

    Failure to appear and warrant fees to be waived   Mission, TX– If citizens are looking to clear up a municipal warrant or an outstanding ticket, the City of Mission is ready to help them out. The Mission Municipal Court will host a special amnesty program beginning Friday Nov. 1 and running through noon on Nov. 27.  Fines must be paid in full and f...

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  • Mission to host Dia de los Muertos event

    Sister city building altar in honor of fallen hero, “Speedy” Espericueta   Mission, TX- The community is invited to join the annual Mission Historical Museum Dia de los Muertos Folklife Festival: Noche de Calacas! There will be international entertainment by Mission’s sister cities including: Francisco I. Madero, Coahuila and Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas....

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  • Mission City Manager named ‘Man of the Year’

    Award presented during chamber of commerce annual gala Mission- Less than a year into his tenure, Mission City Manager Randy Perez was named Man of the Year by the Progress Times newspaper, part of their annual citizens awards. “Randy is incredibly deserving of this award and it comes as no surprise to me or my colleagues on the city council that he would...

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  • Mission launches ‘team up to clean up’ campaign

    Community being asked to curb illegal dumping   Mission, TX- The City of Mission is taking a proactive stance and enlisting help from the community to curb illegal dumping. Illegal dumping is dumping of any waste, whether it is oil, furniture, appliances, trash, or landscaping cuttings, upon any public right-of-way, city property or private property, wit...

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