The Progress Times received second place in the medium-large weeklies division for Feature Photo, third place in Advertising Design, third in Sports Photo and third in Website Design. The awards were announced at the Texas Press Association Summer Convention held in Rockwall. The award-winning feature photo (above) by Progress Times Assistant Editor Edwina P. Garza, was published last June in with her feature story about local education and intervention efforts by the Valley AIDS Council. The sports photo entries were taken by Doug Young and the ad designs were created by Christy Johnson. The website – www.progresstimes.net -- was redesigned last year by Sean Downey under the direction of General Manager Dan Brunson.
The Progress Times is the hometown newspaper for the local communities of Mission, Sharyland, Alton, Palmview, La Joya and surrounding areas in Western Hidalgo County. We have a staff of veteran reporters who work diligently every week to bring our readers the latest news as it affects their hometown area and people.