Dolia Gonzalez, mother of Vietnam War hero Freddy Gonzalez, will be guest of honor at a 10th Anniversary celebration for the Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home in McAllen on Saturday, June 27. General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush will also be present. Freddy Gonzalez, an Edinburg native, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for service in the Battle of Huế during the Vietnam War. Dolia Gonzalez is pictured with state and local dignitaries in this file photo from February, 2008. (Photo: RGG/Joey Gomez)
Monday’s News in Pictures feature includes latest news on the flooding in Edinburg and neighboring communities, and details on upcoming events being held by the Texas Border Coalition, Texas Southmost College and the Texas Veterans Land Board.