Noon Fix: Palmview election error; Crazy 8 Kids shutting down in the RGV; Letters to Santa; Mission Veterans football

City of Palmview

Palmview finalizing review, will meet with county over election error

The city is wrapping up a review of what led to an error on the ballot for the city’s municipal election that resulted in the secretary of state’s office to recommend a new election, according to interim City Manager Leo Olivares.

Crazy 8 Kids’ stores to shut down after holiday

The troubled times for children’s retailer Gymboree Group Inc. appears to mean the closure of two kids’ clothing stores in the Rio Grande Valley.

Letter to Santa. (METRO)

Share your letters to Santa with The Monitor

The Monitor’s Festiva magazine wants to publish your children’s letters to Santa.

Head coach David Gilpin shakes the hand of Jazz Vallejo during a pep rally for the Mission Veterans football team at Mission Veterans Memorial High School on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Mission. The Mission Veterans football team will be going against San Antonio Wagner in the fourth round of playoffs in a game at the Alamodome in San Antonio on Saturday morning. (Joel Martinez |

Mission, Valley community gets behind 4th-round-bound Patriots

The Mission Veterans Patriots football team has captured the attention and imagination of a city with a rich football history. When a city associated with names like Tom Landry, Lupe Rodriguez, Frank Hernandez and Koy Detmer are mentioned, championship football is the expectation.