Author: Jerry Deal

Anniversary of 9/11 is Sunday

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL It doesn’t seem possible to me that it has been 15 years Sunday (Sept. 11) that we all watched in horror as one then another plane crashed into the Twin Towers of the World…

SA Reagan blasts Cards 41-7, San Benito defeats McAllen Memorial

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL The Harlingen Cardinals are learning (again) that there is some heavier competition outside the Rio Grande Valley. The Cards (1-2) took a 41-7 beating Friday night in the Alamo City to San Antonio Reagan.…

Red Tide reportedly reaches SPI

It has been reported that the dreaded Red Tide that has been moving south after infitering the Port Aransas Corpos Christi area, had moved to South Padre Island. On Friday, it was reported it has reached the areas of entrances…

Bence Trust donates new warehouse for CC Precinct 4

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL The greatness of my friend Leon Bence, a man as well as loved by scores of others, lives on. Word is out that the Cameron County Commissioners Court has accepted a land donation for…

$6M grant awarded UTRGV by VBLF

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley College of Liberal Arts has been awarded a $6 million grant from the Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation, it was announced Thursday The grant over the next five years will help develop a Ph.D…

Service was disrupted, OK now

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL I returned from my Chicago trip to find out I could not get into the Myleadernews files. It took some time for my webmaster to discover and fix the problem, but hopefully everything is…

FIFTH UPDATE: Hurricane Hermine makes Florida landfall early Friday

FIFTH UPDATE: Category one Hurricane Hermine struck the Florida Coast early Friday causing flooding and power outages for some 200,000 people along the coast. (See more information via news outlets.) FOURTH UPDATE: Now Tropical Storm Hermine is predicted to make…

Editor out of state again for brief period

Your editor will be out of state again briefly, traveling to Chicago on business and pleasure. He will leave Friday (Sept. 2) and return on Monday (Labor Day). As usual, he anticipates bloggers will pick up the slack during his…