The Alamo Board of Commissioners met Tuesday to, among other things, discuss the employment of Alamo Police Chief Baudelio Castillo, but the board was unable to do so after Castillo successfully filed a temporary restraining order against the city and several city officials. (Molly Smith |

Alamo police chief secures TRO against city before possible removal

ALAMO — The mayor was forced to table an agenda item discussing the termination of the city’s police chief during Tuesday evening’s board of commissioners meeting after the chief secured a temporary restraining order against the city.

Mission Veterans quarterback Landry Gilpin (12) attempts to avoid a tackle from San Antonio Wagner defensive lineman Dejoun Price (52) during a Class 5A Division I regional final at the Alamodome on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in San Antonio.

Mission Veterans QB Gilpin, WR Gonzaque earn AP recognition

Associated Press Sports Editors statewide determined two Valley football players were among the best at their positions in the football-rich state of Texas.

In this undated photo, Homer Salinas poses in front of a fire engine truck. (Photo courtesy of Texas State Association of Fire Fighters.)

State rules in favor of Mission firefighter seeking medical coverage

The state reaffirmed its support of a Mission firefighter in his quest to receive insurance coverage for his cancer treatment after an appeals panel sided with him over the city’s insurance carrier who denied him worker’s compensation.