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Daily Bible Verse

After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector by the name of Levi sitting at his tax booth. “Follow me,” Jesus said to him, and Levi got up, left everything and followed him. Luke 5:27-28 (Read all of Luke 5) New International Version

Batista Lifts Dogs Late

ABILENE, TX – The Dogs had to grind it out on Tuesday night, and they did. With a run-scoring single in the bottom of the eighth inning, Wilson Batista helped Abilene break a tie for the second time in three innings as the Dogs slipped past McAllen for the second straight night, 7-6.

Breaking News: The 4 finalists for the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Revealed

EDC board chairman Rick (the Dictator) Ledesma had refused to provide the names of the four finalists. Here is the list below.

San Benito police department news briefs 7-17-12

A 22 year old man arrested and charged for assault and family violence after punching his common law wife; A 38 year old Brownsville man was arrested and charged with assault and family violence after assaulting his girl friend and her 17 year old daughter.

Harlingen police department new brief 7-17-12

A 66 year old man arrested and charged for theft after getting caught shop lifting at Walmart.

Harlingen Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Alejandro Baca, 21, of Harlingen, Texas, has been indicted for distribution, receipt and possession of child pornography, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. The four-count indictment was returned just a short time ago by a Brownsville, Texas, grand jury.

Urgent Message: Special Fundraiser

Adam Bravo, the father of the murdered 11 month old infant.  Needs $835.20 to fly back to New Mexico.  Through friends, I have raised $500 in pledges.  But still need $335.20.  Call Tony Chapa at 956-367-5868 if you can help ASAP.  Your contribution is needed and appreciated.

Rep. Farenthold to Host 2012 Rio Grande Valley Veteran Summit and Academy Day

Brownsville, TX – Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) announced today that he will host the 2012 Rio Grande Valley Veteran Summit on Saturday, July 21st at the UTB-TSC ITEC Center. The Veterans Summit will provide South Texas veterans with information on federal and state benefits and help managing the challenges veterans face today. The opening ceremony is at 9:00 a.m. and exhibitor’s booths will open at 10:00 a.m.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers Seize Over $1.3 Million in Cocaine at Roma Port of Entry

Roma, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the International Bridge discovered cocaine valued at over $1,350,400 hidden within a Dodge Avenger.

Just how squeaky clean was DEA when Ramsey Muniz was framed?

It is important for all of us to recognize just how corrupt DEA is, especially in its dealings with Mexico and “its” drug cartels. There are innumerable accounts about this and other U.S. agencies operating throughout Latin America with no intentions of respecting or upholding law and order anywhere.

CUELLAR TO HOST TELEPHONE TOWN HALL WEDNESDAY FOR HIDALGO COUNTY RESIDENTS

Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, July 18, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) will host a telephone town hall with constituents to update them on transportation issues affecting their communities. Cuellar will also provide a breakdown of federal funds and grants that have been secured for local projects in the 28th congressional district. Representatives from the Texas Department of Transportation will join Cuellar on the call to highlight the benefits these federal funds have provided for constituents.

Daily Bible Verse

My mouth is filled with your praise, declaring your splendor all day long. Psalm 71:8 (Read all of Psalm 71) New International Version

DEFENSE FALTERS AS ROADRUNNERS FALL TO ‘WINGS

EDINBURG, Texas—The Edinburg Roadrunners committed five errors as they fell to the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings 4-0 Monday night at Edinburg Baseball Stadium.

THUNDER FALL TO PRAIRIE DOGS

Abilene, Texas — the Abilene Prairie Dogs used a strong outing from starter Tommy Hoenshell as he pitched seven innings and allowed one run while striking out eight en route to an 8-2 victory over the McAllen Thunder on Monday night at Walt Driggers Field.

The forecast for 78550 by WP Wunderground