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EDITOR’S NOTE: On Our Cover – The Big Dawg

By RAY QUIROGA South Padre Parade rayq@portisabelsouthpadre.com When I was first asked to take the helm of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press and the South Padre Parade, I agreed to do so under one condition – that this institution’s longtime sales director, Matt Thornton, accept promotion to general manager. I had admired Matt for several …

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Matthew Gregory “Matt” Thornton

Matthew Gregory “Matt” Thornton, 43, of Laguna Vista, Texas, entered into eternal rest on Friday, February 1, 2013, at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen. Matt was born on November 14, 1969, in Austin, Texas, and moved with his family to the Rio Grande Valley as a child. He was a standout athlete at Weslaco …

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