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13 YEARS GONE: Community reflects on Causeway tragedy

By RAY QUIROGA Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS rayq@portisabelsouthpadre.com Amid the chaos that fateful morning of Sept. 15, 2001, something else was amiss, Port Isabel EMS Director Charlie Wood recalled — Port Isabel Fire Marshal Bob Harris wasn’t among the first responders at that tragic scene. “Everyone was wondering where he was because he was always …

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IN HONOR: Communities gather to celebrate Memorial Day

Staff photos by Sasha Heller   The communities of Port Isabel and Laguna Vista each held ceremonies on Monday to honor Memorial Day and remember those who have fallen in combat. Also included in the slideshow are: photos taken on Saturday morning when members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 8791 and American …

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Memorial Day event to honor area veterans

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS The Laguna Vista community will observe Memorial Day on Monday to commemorate the men and women in the US military who gave their lives in defense of their country, and to honor all veterans who have served. In what has become an annual event, the “Always Honor, Never …

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8th Annual Victims Resource Expo April 26

Special to the Parade The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office, Cameron County Children’s Advocacy Center, Inc. and Brownsville Police Department will host its Eighth Annual Victims Resource Expo April 26 at H-E-B in Brownsville. The Expo’s purpose is to provide community awareness on the agencies that directly service victims of violent crime. Crime Victims’ Rights …

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