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Daily Bible Verse

“Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come. But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let his house be broken into. So you also must be [...]

Multi-Agency Law Enforcement Effort Results in 24 Arrests, Seizure of Thousands of Marijuana Plants

AUSTIN – DPS Director Steven McCraw today praised the multi-agency effort conducted throughout the greater Houston area this week that resulted in the arrest of 24 people and the confiscation of nearly 14,000 marijuana plants.

Harlingen police department news briefs 8-22-12

A 21 year old Edinburg man was arrested and charged for felony stalking; A 33 year old Raymondville woman was arrested and charged for felony theft (shoplifting) at Kmart, she had previous shoplifting convictions.

Education And The Texas Vote

Harlingen, Texas, August 22, 2012: It isn’t too difficult to figure out. The lack of a solid education produces a multitude of bad or unintended consequences. Most people realize that those with the best educational background tend to have the better jobs, make more money, live in better homes, have better health care and many other plus factors in their lives that are not available to those who struggle at the low end of the economic ladder.

Former USACE Engineer Convicted of Bribery

HOUSTON – Christopher Castillo, 33, of Monte Alto, Texas, has entered a plea of guilty to one count of bribery, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today along with Special Agent Frank Robey, director of the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command’s (USACID) Major Procurement Fraud Unit (MPFU). Castillo was a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE). Castillo was charged by criminal information on July 2, 2012, and entered his guilty plea just moments ago before U.S. Magistrate Judge John Froeschner.

TxDOT: Road construction advisories

Ballenger Construction Co, contractor for The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Pharr District (San Benito Area Office).

Willacy County District Attorney News Briefs 8-22-12

A 24 year old Lyford man was sentenced to 2 years in prison for sexual assault; A 26 year old Raymondville man was sentenced to 7 months in prison for burglary of a building; A Weslaco man was sentenced to 5 years in prison for possession of 52 pounds of marihuana; A 52 year old Von Ormy man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for possession of cocaine.

San Benito police department news briefs 8-22-12

A man and a woman were charged for shoplifting the Dollar General store; A woman was charged for shoplifting at Walmart; A man was charged for shoplifting at the HEB.

Brownsville police seize an arms cache

Agents seized a total of 7 AK variant rifles from inside the gas tank along with 6 magazines, and a large rifle scope. The rifles, magazines, and scope were taken by ATF to try and determine the weapons point of origin.

AgriLife Extension experts offer tips on Labor Day grilling, food safety

COLLEGE STATION – With Labor Day weekend a popular time for cookouts and persistent drought conditions continuing throughout most of the state, Texas AgriLife Extension Service experts have been advising additional caution about fire and food safety. Radar

Possible rain showers moving into the Valley from the Gulf of Mexico. Click the web site link below to view the weather radar. Click play on the bottom right hand of the screen for rotation.

8 candidates have officially filed for 3 Harlingen city commission places

In the November 6, 2012 election. Two in District 3, Two in District 4 and FOUR in District 5.

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