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CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA ANNOUNCES FEDERAL GRANT FOR MCALLEN VETERANS HOMES

Washington, D.C.–Today– Congressman Rubén Hinojosa announced a federal grant of $936,659 has been awarded to the McAllen Veterans Homes and 5 other Texas Veterans Homes. The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Keith A. Ferguson 5K Walk/Run Celebrates its 10th Anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 3

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – JULY 29, 2014 – Sonia Cunningham, retired Associate Professor of Nursing at The University of Texas at Brownsville, continues her mission to raise funds for education while honoring her son, Keith A. Ferguson. A 17-year veteran of the New York Police Department, Sgt. Ferguson suffered a heart attack while responding to a fellow officer’s call for assistance in January 2004. He was 38.

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CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA INTRODUCES BORDER HEALTH SECURITY ACT

Washington, D.C.–Congressman Rubén Hinojosa, on Monday July 28, 2014,introduced the Border Health Security Act of 2014 (H.R. 5221) to establish grant programs to improve the health of border area residents and for all hazards preparedness in the border area including bioterrorism, infectious disease, and non-communicable emerging threats.

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Seven Sentenced to Federal Prison in Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

HOUSTON – The final two defendants charged for their roles in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme operating in the Houston area have been ordered to prison, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Din Chaney, 36, and Lisa Lipton, 50, admitted to participating in a conspiracy to commit bank, mail and wire fraud as did Catherine Sanoubane, 35, Jose Batista, 36, Dennis Hannah, 43, Nathaniel Gordon III, 32, and Shawn Lewis Washington, 38.

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Edcouch Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling More Than $90K from Halfway House

McALLEN, Texas – Ofelia Alvarado Vallejo, 44, of Elsa, has admitted to embezzling more than $90,000 from the Mid Valley House Residential Reentry Center when she worked there as an administrative assistant, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

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Border Patrol agents save lives of two men lost in brush

EDINBURG, Texas – As summer temperatures soar, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector continue to save lives. Over the past two days, agents rescued two men whose lives were at risk due to the extreme heat.

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RGV Sector brings in nearly 150 seasoned agents to help secure border

MCALLEN, Texas ̶̶ One hundred and fifty experienced Border Patrol agents have arrived to the Rio Grande Valley Sector to bolster targeted enforcement efforts and supplement current manpower.

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Daily Bible Verse

But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. He chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things — and the things that are not — to nullify the things that are, so that no one [...]

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Customs and Border Protection Wants to Remind Travelers About the Ready Lanes

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge wants to remind travelers about the “Ready Lanes” functions, benefits and hours of operation.

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The “COOL ARROW” of the Week AWARD

The prestigious award this week goes to: The number two unscrupulous Harlingen cop Jose Juarez.
These unscrupulous cops are issuing 40,000+ annual citations and warnings. “Soley” to choose their days off on the weekends.

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Daily Bible Verse

But the gift is not like the trespass. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man, how much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many! Romans 5:15 (Read all of Romans 5) New International Version

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Daily Bible Verse

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” Mark 12:30 (Read all of Mark 12) New International Version

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WANTED FOR MURDER

On July 21, 2014 at approximately 1:29 a.m. McAllen Police Department responded to a call of a truck on fire at the 3500 block of North McColl. Upon the arrival, McAllen Police Officers discovered that a male subject, later identified as Ryan Tyler Sewell (26 years of age) was inside of the vehicle deceased. Preliminary investigation by the McAllen Police Department ruled the incident as a Homicide.

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The Seven Angels III

In describing the throne room of God John mentioned the sea of glass back in Revelation 4:1-6. We have to remember that in order to understand the book of Revelation we have to be very familiar with the Old Testament because much of the imagery that is found in Revelation is taken from the Old Testament.

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Weekly Wisdoms

Use your words as building blocks not battering rams.

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Daily Bible Verse

How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. Psalm 119:9 (Read all of Psalm 119) New International Version

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