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EDINBURG, Texas— The Edinburg Roadrunners took advantage of three errors in the first four innings to defeat the McAllen Thunder 4-3 Friday night at Edinburg Baseball Stadium.


EDINBURG, Texas— The Edinburg Roadrunners announced that they have signed former major leaguer Tony Phillips, who played 18 major league seasons with seven different teams.

MEXICA Art Show Revives Gods of Ancient Mexico

McAllen Public Library proudly presents MEXICA, a series of paintings by Brownsville artist Mark Clark. Since his first one man show in Washington D.C., Clark has had about a dozen individual exhibitions and participated in several hundred group shows in the United States and Mexico. After retiring from the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian in 2003, Clark moved to Brownsville where he directs Galeria 409. MEXICA will have an opening reception on June 10, 2pm, in the Lobby Gallery of McAllen Public Library, corner of N. 23rd and Nolana Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

Salvador Alemany describes Tour des Trees

McALLEN — Salvador Alemany commutes from his home in McAllen to his office in Weslaco and back. Not a big deal, but Alemany does it on a bicycle. And he takes the long way home, pedaling some 60 miles per day, four days a week.

DPS Hosts Hurricane Preparedness Exercise

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) today hosted a hurricane emergency response exercise and resource showcase in Austin. Various resources, equipment, vehicles and numerous emergency responders from around the state convened at Austin Bergstrom International Airport to conduct interoperability and resource capability assessments, as well as logistical planning. Gov. Rick Perry and several other state officials visited the exercise site today, the first day of the 2012 hurricane season, which lasts from June 1 to Nov. 30.

Customs and Border Protection at the Rio Grande City Port of Entry Seizes Over $1M Worth of Marijuana

RIO GRANDE CITY, TEXAS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Rio Grande City Port of Entry seized over 1,000,000 worth of marijuana that was concealed within a commercial shipment of fresh produce on Wednesday.

Former TX AG Employee and Others Head to Prison in Half-Million Dollar Tax Scheme

LAREDO, Texas – A former employee of the Texas Attorney General’s (AG) Child Support Division has been sentenced to federal prison for her role in a sophisticated tax fraud that unfolded over the course of several years, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today along with Lucy Cruz, special agent in charge of Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigations (IRS-CI). Two others involved in the scheme were sentenced last week.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers Seize Over $419,000 in Cocaine at Brownsville Port of Entry

Brownsville, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge discovered cocaine valued at over $419,200 hidden within a Jeep Cherokee.

Most Wanted Fugitive Captured in Rockwall County

AUSTIN – Andrew Michael McArter, 29, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after his arrest in Rockwall County. Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Criminal Investigations Division Agents and the U.S. Marshals Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force surrounded the truck he was riding in as he arrived at a residence in the city of Rockwall.

Brownsville police department news briefs 6-1-12

A 25 year old man arrested and charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, burglary of a vehicle, evading arrest with a motor vehicle and possession of marihuana; A 24 year old man facing additional charges of continuous sexual assault of a child, including 11, 12 year old minors and an 18 old month baby; Brownsville police seeking leads in the thefts of many window air conditioning units.

Harlingen police department news briefs 6-1-12

A 22 year old man arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault of a 10 and 6 year old females; A 30 year old man arrested and charged for burglary of a motor vehicle; A 53 year man arrested and charged for assaulting his neighbor; A 25 year old woman arrested for driving while intoxicated a second offense and accident involving damage to a vehicle. Click the web site links below to view the Harlingen police department reports.

Customs and Border Protection Officers at the Hidalgo Bridge Seize Over $1.5M Worth of Methamphetamine

HIDALGO, TEXAS—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge seized over $1,500,000 worth of methamphetamine and arrested a Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico man on Wednesday.


Washington, DC—Yesterday evening, Congressman Henry Cuellar’s (D-Laredo) amendment to H.R. 5743, the Intelligence Authorization Act for FY12, passed the House of Representatives. Cuellar’s amendment seeks to leverage the force of the intelligence community to enhance border security and combat drug trafficking by expanding intelligence agencies’ information sharing with their counterparts in Mexico and Canada.

Harlingen cops celebrating national donut day today

Ah, the donut. Whether it’s powdered, jelly-filled, or frosted, this classic treat is always delicious, making National Donut Day a great reason to celebrate!

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Daily Bible Verse

I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.

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