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Daily Bible Verse

He answered: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” Luke 10:27 (Read all of Luke 10) New International Version

Mystery Babylon XII

As we have seen in our last article, the interpretation to this is given in Daniel 2, Daniel 7. The seven heads and ten horns have already been mentioned previously in Revelation 12:3, 13:1. As we have seen before, and as the interpretation is given here is a reference to seven kingdoms, five of which have fallen, and “one is.”

Weekly Wisdoms

Simply by being in your presence, non-Christians ought to be able to tell that you have spent time in God’s presence.

City Election Filing Period Ends with 15 Candidates

February 27, 2015—A total of 15 candidates have filed for positions on the ballot for Brownsville city commission. Of the 15, six are vying for the mayoral seat.

Cameron County Declares March 7 “Ocelot Conservation Day”

Cameron County is proud to be the home of some of the last remaining ocelots in the United States. Commissioner David A. Garza has shown his support by initiating Cameron County’s first official designation of ‘Ocelot Conservation Day”, and is hosting an information session about ocelots for county employees and other state, federal and local partners on March 6. Individuals are encouraged to take an active role in ocelot conservation and are asked to report any sightings of possible ocelots, either dead or alive, to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at 956-748-3607 ext 111, or 956-784-7520 after 4 pm. Individuals are encouraged to learn more about ocelots at several events being held throughout the valley on March 6th and 7th , including the opportunity to see a live ocelot. Event details can be found at this website: www.fws.gov/refuge/laguna_atascosa.

City of Brownsville Announces Hiring of City Secretary

February 27, 2015—Michael L. Lopez has been hired as Brownsville’s city secretary, replacing Estela von Hatten who retired in December of last year.

CBP Field Operations, HSI Seize a Total of Over $200K in Unreported Currency in Outbound Enforcement Action at the Gateway International Bridge

BROWNSVILLE, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) at the Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville, Texas arrested a man and a woman from Bryan, Texas for allegedly failing to report a total of $223,371 in U.S. currency as they attempted to enter into Mexico.

UTPA Police to host a training in Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (C.R.A.S.E.)

Edinburg, TX (Feb. 27, 2015): The University of Texas Pan-American Police Department will be host its second training session in Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (C.R.A.S.E.). This training is offered to members of the University community on how to handle an active shooter event. The training will be held at the UTPA Police Department’s training room, 501 N. Sugar Road, Edinburg, on March 5 and 6, 2015 from 1-5 p.m.

Daily Bible Verse

A perverse man stirs up dissension, and a gossip separates close friends. Proverbs 16:28 (Read all of Proverbs 16) New International Version

Mesquite Resident Indicted on Wire Fraud and Aggravated ID Theft Charges

DALLAS — A federal grand jury in Dallas has returned an indictment charging Yolanda Lavell Kaiser with nine counts of wire fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft, announced John Parker, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas.

OPERATION BISHOP INVESTIGATORS RAID HIDDEN 8-LINER ARCADE

Operation Bishop investigators raided an arcade Wednesday privately located behind a small shopping center in Brownsville.

Dallas Man Sentenced to 300 Months in Federal Prison for Committing Armed Robberies of Dallas-Area Businesses

DALLAS — Christopher Washington, 49, who admitted committing the armed robberies of businesses in the Dallas area in 2012-2013, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Jane J. Boyle to 300 months (25 years) in federal prison, announced John Parker, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas.

TWO BROWNSVILLE MEN INDICTED ON VOTER FRAUD CHARGES

Brownsville residents Jose Angel Garza and Rafael Angel Elizondo were indicted Wednesday on voter fraud charges.

Strawberry Field Day slated March 5 in Weslaco

WESLACO — Strawberry fields forever? Maybe not. But strawberry research, including how to extend their harvest, will be shared with the public at the Strawberry Field Day to be held March 5 at the Texas A&M AgriLife REsearch and Extension Center in Weslaco, according to organizers.

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

Border Patrol Agents rescue subject abandoned on top of border fence

PROGRESO, Texas – Border Patrol agents rescued an undocumented immigrant from the top of the border fence on Monday. The man is a double amputee below the knees and was abandoned by the group he was traveling with near Military Highway.

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