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Three Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives Captured

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that three individuals on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list were captured recently. Josue Reyna, 24, was arrested Nov. 18 in Del Rio; Alfredo Rangel, 37, was apprehended on Nov. 20 in Mexico; and Ngoc Van Tran, 44, was arrested Nov. 20 in Mexico.

BAD Parrot

A young man named John received a parrot as a gift. The parrot had a bad
Attitude and an even worse vocabulary.

Daily Bible Verse

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. Ephesians 4:2-3 (Read all of Ephesians 4) New International Version

DPS Urges Texans to Practice Safe Driving Habits During Thanksgiving Holiday

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to drive responsibly and take extra precautions to help keep roadways safe during the heavily travelled Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Scheme Lands Another Under Federal Indictment

HOUSTON – Ronald Dewayne Hadley has been charged in a 22-count indictment alleging the submission of false tax refund claims for tax years 2010-2012, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Lucy Cruz, special agent in charge of Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI). Hadley’s prosecution is part of a national Stolen Identity Refund Fraud initiative that has resulted in a number of prosecutions throughout the United States in recent months.

McAllen to announce major medical project

McALLEN – City of McAllen leaders, University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley officials and Doctors Hospital at Renaissance will host a news conference Tuesday to highlight the development of a 50-acre tract near the corner of McColl Road and Dove Avenue/Owassa Road.

Leader of Cocaine Distribution Ring Ordered to Prison – $3 Million Forfeited

McALLEN, Texas – Mexican National Francisco Gonzalez-Contreras, 37, has been ordered to federal prison for his leadership role in a cocaine distribution ring, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. He pleaded guilty May 3, 2013.

South Texas U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Specialists Intercept Significant Pests

SOUTH TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at two South Texas ports of entry recently intercepted a first-in-the-nation pest and a first-time port interception of a particular pest within commercial produce shipments.

Two Head to Prison for Distributing Methamphetamine

McALLEN, Texas – Francisco Calderon, 28, and Jorge Alejandro Galvan-Ibarra, 30, have been ordered to federal prison for possession with intent to distribute more than one kilogram of methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Both entered guilty pleas in late July 2014.

Mexican National Gets Nine Years for Marijuana Conviction and Related Assault of Federal Officer

McALLEN, Texas – Jose Miguel Andrade-Rocha has been ordered to prison for transporting a load of marijuana and assaulting a Border Patrol (BP) agent who was attempting to arrest him, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. He pleaded guilty July 30, 2014.

December Programs at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Enjoy a guided tour through the habitats of the refuge including thornscrub forest, coastal prairie, wetlands and the scenic Laguna Madre in our open-air tram (enclosed bus will be used if inclement weather). Discover the history of the refuge – both natural and cultural, see how lands are being managed for wildlife, and view the special wildlife that call deep south Texas home. Binoculars recommended. There will be 2-3 stops with short, optional walks. Tickets CASH or CHECK ONLY $4 for adults (16+), $3 seniors (62+), under 16 free. Tickets sold day of tour, first-come, first-served. Call 956-748-3608 ext 111 for more information. This vehicle is wheelchair accessible.

NFL Sunday Night Football

The Dallas Cowboys at the New York Giants.

NFL Sunday Football

The Miami Dolphins at the Denver Broncos.

NFL Sunday Football

The Cincinnati Bengals at the Houston Texans.

Daily Bible Verse

Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. … By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible. Hebrews 11:1,3 (Read all of Hebrews 11) New International Version

Daily Bible Verse

My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge. Psalm 62:7 (Read all of Psalm 62) New International Version

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