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Haunted houses and pumpkin patches among fall events in Valley

Cities across the Rio Grande Valley are preparing for spooky season with festivals full of scary good activities.

RGV Livestock Show to celebrate 85th year with more bull riding, discounted tickets

MERCEDES — Leo the Bucking Horse opened his arms wide as the red cloth came away from the new logo.

Mercedes High School students shine bright with shop projects

MERCEDES — Every student in Oscar Rodriguez’s agriculture mechanics class agreed they’d each worked together to build their award-winning squeeze chute, welding trailer and flatbed goose-necked trailer.

Sale of Champions rewards students for their hard work at livestock show

MERCEDES — The bidding began at $10,000.

Steer judging goes as planned despite chilly temperatures

MERCEDES – Emily Denny moved about the arena, leading her Simbrah steer in quiet obedience before the judge, the packed bleachers and the electrical anticipation in the air.

Students present their winning hogs at RGV Livestock Show

MERCEDES — Randall Olivarez leaned over his hog, expertly tapping him with a show stick as the judged watched him and the other contestants in the arena.

Goats, chickens, cattle take center stage at the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show and...

MERCEDES — Hank stood in relaxed unawareness of his glory, looking at the people and the passing projects with only lazy glances.

Photo Gallery: Goats, chickens, cattle take center stage at the Rio Grande Valley Livestock...

MERCEDES — The Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show and Rodeo was in full swing with numerous events and competitions. Read the full story here. RELATED READING: https://myrgv.com/local-news/2023/03/15/goats-chickens-cattle-take-center-stage-at-the-rio-grande-valley-livestock-show-and-rodeo/

Students win with market lambs, rabbits; look forward to cattle, hog judging

MERCEDES – Explosions of clapping, cheering and whistling rushed across the barn as Diego Calderon led his champion lamb from the arena.

Photo Gallery: Students win with market lambs, rabbits

MERCEDES — The judging of market lambs Tuesday afternoon at the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show filled the bleachers with relatives, friends and livestock...