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Daily Bible Verse

Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. Ephesians 5:1-2 (Read all of Ephesians 5) New International Version


FORT WORTH, Texas—The Edinburg Roadrunners held off a late surge from the Fort Worth Cats for the 7-5 victory earning the series split Wednesday night at LaGrave Field.


Edinburg, Texas — Nelson Teilon brought home the go-ahead run to give the McAllen Thunder (27-45) the lead in the sixth inning, as the McAllen Thunder hung on to beat the Rio Grande Valley Whitewings (40-31) 3-2 on Wednesday.

Harlingen police department news briefs #2 8-8-12

A 32 year old man arrested and charged for assault and possession of a prohibited weapon, a switchblade; A 30 year old McAllen man arrested and charged for public intoxication and tempering with a government record; A 26 year old Rio Hondo man was arrested and charged for possession of marihuana; A 22 year old woman arrested and charged for possession of marihuana.


Rio Grande City, TX — Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo) will speak at the Starr County Career Fair 2012 to be held at South Texas College – Starr Co. Campus on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, in Rio Grande City, TX. The job fair will host Eagle Ford Shale employers, as well as local employers along with community organizations and federal agencies. Job openings at the event are predicted to be over 400, and several hundred job seekers are expected to attend. Congressman Cuellar will deliver the keynote address.

CBP Officers at the Brownsville Gateway International Bridge Seized over Half Million Dollars Worth of Cocaine this Weekend

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Brownsville Gateway International Bridge seized over 16 pounds of cocaine in three separate incidents over the weekend.

CBP Advises Hunters to Obtain USDA Import Permits for Game Fowl as Hunting Season Approaches

HIDALGO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is advising hunters who may travel to Mexico for dove or quail hunting of a new requirement to obtain import permits from U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Veterinary Services (USDA-VS) for their game fowl prior to their return to the U.S at a port of entry.


Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX-15) announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded a grant of $295,000 to the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) for a continuing experimental learning program for students at UTPA who will research and study food safety and security.

San Benito police department news brief 8-8-12

A 48 year man was arrested and charged for indecent exposure by exposing his private parts to arouse himself.

New DPS patrol vessel commissioning ceremony

On Thursday the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will commission the fifth of its new patrol vessels in Austin. This patrol vessel, the Russell Boyd, is being named in honor of Trooper Russell Boyd who was shot and killed in the line of duty in Waller County in 1983.

Harlingen police department news briefs 8-8-12

A woman and a man arrested and charged for failure to identify fugitive, 11 pending municipal court arrest warrants and a traffic violation; A 40 year old man arrested and charged for assault causing bodily injury at Gutierrez (La Placita) Park.

Brownsville police arrest and charge 2 more men connected to the recent kidnapping murder case

A total of five persons have now known been arrested, including a juvenile. More arrests are expected as the investigation continues.

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