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Happy Birthday United States Air Force

9/18/2014 – WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy issued the following message to the Airmen of the United States Air Force:

Daily Bible Verse

For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Ephesians 2:10 (Read all of Ephesians 2) New International Version

Congressman Cuellar Releases Statement on Vote in Favor of Plan to Combat ISIL

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) released the following statement on his vote in favor of a plan to combat ISIL:

Six Area Residents Arrested in Straw Purchasing Scheme

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Two separate, but related, indictments have been partially unsealed following the arrest of six local residents for their roles in purchasing firearms using false statements, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Daily Bible Verse

It is to a man’s honor to avoid strife, but every fool is quick to quarrel. Proverbs 20:3 (Read all of Proverbs 20) New International Version

Rep. Cuellar Speaks in Support of Continuing Resolution to Fund Federal Government

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) released the following statement today in support of a continuing resolution to fund the federal government:

Hidalgo Man Sentenced for Exporting Grenade Launcher Barrels

McALLEN, Texas – Erik Perez-Bazan, 27, has been sentenced for his involvement in unlawfully exporting grenade launcher barrels and other munitions to Mexico, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Special Agent in Charge Janice Ayala, of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in San Antonio. Perez-Bazan, of Hidalgo, entered a guilty plea Aug. 28, 2013, to conspiring to export items on the U.S. Munitions List without permission or authorization.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Announces the Temporary Closure of the Los Ebanos Ferry Crossing

LOS EBANOS, TEXAS—U.S. Customs and Border Protection , Office of Field Operations (OFO) announces that the Los Ebanos International Ferry Crossing will temporarily close for business effective September 16, 2014 due to high water levels caused by recent rainfall.

Tanzanian National Guilty in Tax Fraud Scheme Involving More Than 600 Victims

HOUSTON – Tanzanian national Amon Rweyemamu Mtaza, 38, of Houston, has entered a guilty plea to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

$5,000 Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Rodney Dewayne Wynn, 34, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest. He has a violent criminal past, and is wanted for aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault family violence. All tips can be offered anonymously.

16 de Septiembre History

El Grito every 16th of September is the Mexican Fiesta par excellence! On this day Mexicans all over the world celebrate Mexico’s independence from Spanish rule.

Daily Bible Verse

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? … I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, [...]

Public Comments Sought for Refuge’s Bayside Drive Reopening Plan

Los Fresnos, TX – The Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge closed the popular auto tour route, Bayside Drive, last October to protect endangered ocelots. Refuge officials have been working with the Federal Highways Administration to develop a proposal to modify the drive to reduce the risk to ocelots from vehicle collisions, while allowing visitor access to the drive in their vehicles. The proposal includes changing the entrance to a location that is less used by ocelots, constructing several wildlife crossings for ocelots and other wildlife to pass under the road, keeping a section of the tour loop closed to vehicles and widening the remaining road where needed to allow two-way traffic.

New Record

A million thanks. 4,400 (4,203) Tony Chapa Facebook FRIENDS. Thank you, keep them coming.

Daily Bible Verse

Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy. Micah 7:18 (Read all of Micah 7) New International Version

NFL Sunday Football

The Houston Texans at the Oakland Raiders.

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