Noon Fix: Judge rules Mission election void; USAF Honor Guard ‘lead step-off’ of Holiday Parade; Gas odor causes Weslaco High evacuation
Visiting Judge J. Bonner-Dorsey has ruled the June 9 Mission runoff election void, culminating a two-week trial stemming from a lawsuit former Mayor Norbeto “Beto” Salinas filed contesting the results of the race.
Bonner-Dorsey made the ruling this morning in the 92nd State District Court.
The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard has been announced as the lead step-off of the upcoming McAllen Holiday Parade.
The announcement was made at a press conference Friday morning at the Bert Ogden BMW dealership in McAllen.
Members of the local fire department are currently investigating a gas-like odor at Weslaco High School that prompted a complete evacuation of students and one potential hospitalization, school district officials confirmed in a news release.
The odor was reported this morning in a classroom in which 29 students were gathered, according to the release, leading to the evacuation and investigation by the fire department, which is still underway.