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Brownsville Herald (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Brownsville, Texas To Townsville monday August 31,2015 born o n the fourth o f july 18 9 2 75 cents a tour de Valley before the Sun came up sunday about 50 cyclists gathered near the iconic bronc statue on the Edinburg Campus. At the same time 88 riders assembled at the main Lawn of the Brownsville Campus. Each group then headed out to meet up in the Middle. A Page a2 science a master plan for Mars Buzz Aldrin is teaming up with Florida Institute of technology to develop Quot a master plan Quot for colonizing Mars within 25 years. A a Page b12 nation pontiff preparation when Pope Francis sets foot on the Tarmac at Andrews air Force base near Washington on sept. 22, it won t just be his first time in the United states As pontiff. It will be his first time in the country a Ever in his life. A a Page a4 obituaries Juan b. Flores Jesus Delgadillo or. Margarita Rivera Patty Eleanor Worley Schreiner a a Page a4 popular on the web Vaqueros Saddle up through attending City and county meetings to signing memorandums University of Texas Rio Grande Valley administrators want to make president Guy Bailey s message Clear the University is for the entire Rio Grande Valley. \ him vol. 124 i no. 59 Good morning thank you for Reading today a edition of the Brownsville Herald 38153 00001 bigger Ide As drainage District completes wetland Park Miguel Roberts the Brownsville Herald a Waterfall adorns Cascade Park at night recently at 3510 old port Isabel Road across from Winter Haven in Brownsville. The Park features a walking Trail playground equipment and other amenities. By Steve Clark staff writer Cameron county drainage District no. I could have dug a detention Pond to handle storm water Runoff and left it at that. But Ernesto Gamez jr., a Brownsville attorney and District Board member had bigger ideas. The result is Cascade Park located on 45 acres behind District View a photo gallery of the Cascade Park in Brownsville. Headquarters at 3510 old port Isabel Road. The Park built largely unnoticed by the Public and with state Grant Money in kind contributions from the District and no tax increases features a walking Trail around a Horseshoe Lake wooden Bridge wetland picnic Pavilion outdoor grills splash pad playground equipment restrooms basketball court and soccer Field among other amenities. What really Sticks out though is the 60-foot-tall artificial Waterfall that gives the Park its name. Clearly visible from old port Isabel Road the towering Structure a which is illuminated at night a looks like something nut of Jurassic Park. A i wanted it higher but that a Good for a Start because its going to be an attraction a Gamez said. A a when the water Falls its just please see Cascade a5 Abby. B4 amusements. B4 Calendar. By b4 classified.b6 editorial.a6 sports. By science b12 c 20151he Brov Mill Herald a right reserved View Newsweek s Quot beating the Odds Quot list wow. My Brownsville Pace veterans memorial recognized bid schools named to Newsweek list by Gary Long staff writer the two Brownsville Independent school District High schools that won statewide academic recognition have landed on the 2015 Newsweek a beating the Odds list of the nations Best schools. Pace and veterans memorial Early College High schools made the Newsweek list after earlier being among 153 secondary schools in Texas to earn seven out of seven dist i n c t i o n s from the Texas education Agency for their performance on the state of Texas assessment of academic readiness or stars academic accountability measure. A the entire Campus is talking about it a Pace principal Rose Longoria said. A a we re just so excited. Its a huge accolade. Its a validation of our hard the list seeks to identify schools that do an excellent Job of preparing their students for College while also overcoming obstacles posed by the students being at an economic disadvantage. Pace made the list because a we Cater to our students needs a Longoria said. A a it a not one size fits All a she said. A we differentiate. We Cater to our students needs. We provide the opportunities for All kids. No kid stays behind. We address every kid and their Longoria added that More than just academics is involved. A a we re a Well rounded Campus a she said. A a it a Community and culture teachers staff and families All committed to our College going culture a give credit to the teachers for being on the front lines and to the feeder schools a for sending us kids that already have the College going culture a she said. Please see schools a5 horoscope.b4 2 High 91c Low 75� give safety a hand. A Public safety initiative from Texas Mutual insurance company

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