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Daily Bible Verse

Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 (Read all of Psalm 51) New International Version


Edinburg, Texas — Alexei Perez struck out seven, paving the way for the McAllen Thunder victory over the Rio Grande Valley White Wings 7-2 on Tuesday night at Edinburg Baseball Stadium.


FORT WORTH, Texas—Miguel Martinez pitched eight strong innings leading the Edinburg Roadrunners past the Fort Worth Cats 3-2 Tuesday night at LaGrave Field. The win snapped Edinburg’s three-game losing streak.

Harlingen police department news briefs 8-7-12

A 42 year old man arrested and charged for sexual abuse of a child against his 14 year old daughter, bond was set at $400,000; A 26 year old woman was arrested and charged for theft after shoplifting at J. C. Penny’s; A 49 year old man arrested and charged for felony driving while intoxicated after 5 previous convictions.

Right to DREAM: Educational Forum

The Minority Affairs Council at UTPA (MAC) will be holding two educational forums to inform all DREAMers on the new “Administrative Relief” policy that was signed by President Obama on June 15th. The Forum will be on THURSDAY, AUGUST 9TH at 7 PM in English and 8:00 PM in Spanish CST TIME at the STARR COUNTY STC CAMPUS AUDITORIUM. Please join us to stay informed and up to date and tell every DREAMer you know about this event!

Tuesday is National Night Out

The McAllen Police Department Officers are inviting the community to join them for the Annual National Night Out which will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 from 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM at Las Palmas Community Center, 1821 N. 25th Street and Los Encinos Police Network Center, 2901 W. Olga.

Brownsville police department news brief 8-7-12

On Friday, August 3, 2012, CID investigators detained and charged the last of the three (3) males juveniles that were implicated in the extensive Vandalism/Graffiti (over $3,000. in damages – State Jail Felony) done to businesses along the Brownsville Linear Bike Trail. Investigators were able to identify the respondents by surveillance video. Offenses occurred during the months of June & July 2012.


After graduating from Harlingen High School South on May 26 she took a week off and then began summer semester speech and algebra classes at Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Harlingen, where she is an engineering major. She graduated from Harlingen South as a Texas Scholar and became the first-ever recipient of the Presidential Scholarship worth $2,100.

Mural Dedication

The University of Texas-Pan American, the City of San Juan and the UTPA Mexican American Studies (MAS) program will host the dedication of the mural “Braceros: A Legacy of Triumph,” which was authorized by the City of San Juan to be executed on the north-facing wall of the city’s municipal pool to honor the farm workers, primarily from Mexico, who were brought in under the contract worker program from 1942 to 1964 to work farmlands in Texas, California and Arizona, among others.

Tire Recycling Plant Ribbon Cutting on Thursday August the 16TH at 10:00AM

The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce the Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of Tire Recycling and Processing, LLC, (TRP), the newest industry to locate in the Harlingen Industrial Park at 1309 Industrial Way.

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