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Endorsements

For the Cameron County July 31, 2010 run off elections.

The Church of Pergamos II

Jesus continues His message to the church of Pergamos. After introducing Himself as the one Who has “…the sharp sword with two edges..,” Jesus then tells the church that they have held fast to His name, and have not denied His faith.

Weekly Wisdoms

Filling a church with people means nothing if lives are not transformed. In most businesses, success is measured in numbers: amount of profit, number of customers, volume of sales, percent increase in revenue, etc. In the church, it can be easy to slip into the mindset of measuring success by numbers: number of members, amount of donations received, total square footage of the church building, number of regular attenders, etc.

Daily Bible Verse

Hear my voice when I call, O LORD; be merciful to me and answer me. … Do not hide your face from me, do not turn your servant away in anger; you have been my helper. Do not reject me or forsake me, O God my Savior. Though my father and mother forsake me, the LORD will receive me.

EDINBURG FALLS TO RGV IN SERIES FINALE

HARLINGEN, Texas— The Edinburg Roadrunners dropped the final game of their four-game series with the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings 3-0 Friday night at Harlingen Field. Coleman Stephens (2-1) kept the Roadrunners off the scoreboard with six scoreless innings while scattering three hits and striking out five.

THUNDER SPLIT HOME SERIES

Edinburg, Texas — Joe Weik went 2-4 as the Abilene Prairie Dogs (6-9) took home a 6-1 victory over the McAllen Thunder (4-12) at Edinburg Stadium on Friday. He singled in the second and ninth innings. The Abilene Prairie Dogs relied on Billy Petrick to eat up innings en route to the win. Petrick (1-0) pitched eight innings and allowed one earned run, six hits and one walk while striking out three for his first victory of the season.

San Antonio, Texas Man Arrested on Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Marijuana

DALLAS, Texas — Jesse Tyrone Chavful, 46, was arrested this week at his place of business in San Antonio, Texas, on a federal criminal complaint filed in the Northern District of Texas that charges conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and 100 kilograms or more of marijuana, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas. Chavful made his initial appearance in federal court in San Antonio yesterday, and was detained pending further court action. He will be transported to the Northern District of Texas, where it is expected that he will appear in U.S. District Court for probable cause and detention hearings. No date has yet been set for those hearings.

Harlingen police department news briefs 6-8-12

A 23 year old man arrested and charged for possession of marihuana in a drug free zone and municipal court arrest warrants; A 43 year old man arrested and charged felony injury to a disabled individual, his sister in law; A 39 year old woman was arrested and charged for assault and family violence against her common law husband; A 24 year old man arrested and charged for possession of marihuana. Click the web site links below to view the Harlingen police department reports.

Six Valley Men Arrested for Alleged Marijuana Trafficking Conspiracy

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Six men have been arrested as a result of an the efforts of a Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) investigation, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. The five-count indictment was returned under seal May 23, 2012, has been partially unsealed as the defendants were taken into custody.

Two Most Wanted Fugitives Captured

AUSTIN – Two Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives were captured in recent days, including a Barrio Azteca gang member arrested by Mexico police and turned over to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and other law enforcement agencies in El Paso. Another fugitive with ties to the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Service in California.

Jury Convicts Alien of Illegal Re-Entry After 10 Minutes of Deliberation

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Jose Ramirez-Lopez, 30, a citizen of Mexico, has been found guilty of illegal re-entry into the United States after having previously been deported, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. The jury returned its verdict after less than two days of trial and only 10 minutes of deliberation.

Ramsey Muniz Event l Houston,Texas 6.16.12

Ramiro “Ramsey” Muñiz, a former Texas gubernatorial candidate and Texas leader during the Civil Rights Movement, has spent 20 years incarcerated in United States prisons serving a sentence of life without parole. Irma M Muñiz, wife of Ramsey Muñiz, has written to President Barack Obama to seek a meeting in which she will discuss freedom for husband after many years of what she describes as cruel and unusual punishment.

Two Brownsville brothers were arrested and booked for 4 counts of Burglary of a Building

Several businesses on Alton Gloor were broken into in previous weeks.
Brownsville Police Department Crime Scene Unit processed the burglary sites.
Several prints and blood samples were collected at the various locations.

Tango Blast Gang Member Added to Most Wanted List

AUSTIN –The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Rocky Duran Ramirez, 32, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a $10,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture. Affiliated with the Tango Blast-West Texas gang, Ramirez has a lengthy criminal history. He was just released from prison in February 2012, and is already wanted for Parole Violation. All tips can be offered anonymously.

Thank You for getting me into the Runoff!

Thank you so much to all of you who voted in the primary election this past week, because of your support we surprised a lot of political onlookers by running a campaign that came up short of 50% but gives us a head-to-head runoff election on July 31st.

Daily Bible Verse

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 (Read all of 1 John 1) New International Version

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