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Valentine’s Day History

February has long been a month of romance. It is the month associated with Valentine’s Day celebrations. We have, time and again, heard the name St. Valentine being uttered before us in this season of love. But just who is this St. Valentine? Why is this month associated with love and romance? Learn about St. Valentine, how Valentines day came into practice as it is today. The origin of this lovers day goes back as early as 270 A.D and started with the clash between a kindly priest and a mighty ruler. To know more, just read on and discover the true meaning of this festival. If you like our little article about the splendid history of Valentine’s Day, just click here and refer this page to your friends and loved ones. Wish you a Happy Valentine!

Daily Bible Verse

You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge the other, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things.

Daily Bible Verse

May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance.

Weekly Wisdoms

Every problem is an opportunity to trust God.

Two Judges, Three Trials, Four Guilty

LAREDO, Texas – After a busy week in Laredo federal court, a total of four people residing in varying Texas communities have been found guilty as charged, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. A mother and daughter and another man were convicted in cocaine conspiracies before U.S. District Judge Marina Garcia Marmolejo, while a truck driver was convicted of alien smuggling before U.S. District Judge Diana Saldana.

Daily Bible Verse

The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.

DPS Awards Purple Hearts, Honors Outstanding Employees

AUSTIN – The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw presented two Purple Hearts, eight Director’s Citations and four Lifesaving Awards to DPS employees for their exemplary service. In addition, two DPS employees were recognized with William P. Clements Excellence Awards for outstanding service throughout their careers; and four other individuals received Director’s Awards.

New Record

1,600 NEW Tony Chapa III Facebook FRIENDS. Since 11-4-15. The Tony Chapa Facebook FRIENDS page is full with 5,000 FRIENDS. The Tony Chapa II Facebook FRIENDS page is now full with 5,000 FRIENDS. I NEED more FRIENDS. Thank you, keep them coming.

Edinburg prepared to contribute $30 million towards construction of $150 million county courthouse complex for downtown revitalization

The City of Edinburg would contribute a total of $30 million towards the construction of a $150 million, six-story Hidalgo County Courthouse, which would reshape and revitalize the city’s historic downtown, under an initial agreement authorized by the Mayor and Edinburg City Council on Monday, February 8, 2016, the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation has announced.

Texas Buffalo Soldiers Celebrate 20th Anniversary during Black History Month with events at Texas State Parks

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Buffalo Soldiers program celebrates its 20th anniversary during Black History Month with living history events at three Texas state parks.

Gravitational Waves Detected 100 Years after Einstein’s Prediction

WASHINGTON, D.C. / RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – FEB. 11, 2016 – For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe.

Daily Bible Verse

We love because he first loved us.

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