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Daily Bible Verse

When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. Acts 4:13 (Read all of Acts 4) New International Version

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BOSWELL’S BLASÉ’ LEGACY

We don’t know if da mayor will run again, but one thing is for certain. He’s been as exciting as watching cars pull into Bass Pro. Sporadic shoppers sprinkle Bass Pro’s aisles every so often, but it should be renamed to “Rotting Fish Factory.” With its nightmarish potential, no one wants to talk about who will pay the $80,000,000 debt should it fail.

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Police Seek Help in Identifying a Robbery Suspect

McAllen Police Officers are investigating a robbery which occurred at a Stripes convenience store located at the 700 Block of S. 10th on October 23, 2012 at approximately 6:45 am. The suspect displayed a handgun and stolen is an undisclosed amount of money.

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Fifth Annual Petals on the Lake

Brownsville, Texas – October 23, 2012 – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Cameron County and District Attorney’s Domestic Violence Unit will host its annual Petals on the Lake Ceremony at 6 p.m. tomorrow at Dean Porter Park – Outdoor Pavilion.

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MEMORIAL SERVICES SCHEDULED FOR SAM WILLIAMS

EDINBURG – The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday that memorial services in memory of UTPA Hall of Famer and men’s basketball head coach emeritus Sam Williams, who coached the Broncs to the 1963 NAIA National Championship, will be held on Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27.

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Harlingen Police Department News Briefs 10-23-12

Two men were charged for possession of a controlled substance, possession of marihuana, public intoxication and pending municipal court arrest warrants; A 24 year old man was charged with robbery, assault on a public servant, resisting arrest, search and transportation.

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Cameron County Early Voting Daily Results

The Cameron County Elections Administration Office is posting the daily early voting results in their web site. You can review daily by clicking on their web sure links below. Click F5 or REFRESH for the current update.

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LEAL BACKED BY GEORGE MERRILL?

Yikes, he’s back! George Merrill, remember him? He is the pastor that was a part time slum lord, stalker, and oh yeah…preacher. Seems like he is a big supporter of Leal, who also is a preacher.

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MEZMAR, CASTILLO, AND LEAL WILL LEAD HARLINGEN BACKWARDS

The old guard is out for blood. Their next victim is Commissioner Joey Trevino. If the old guys are successful and oust Trevino, then Harlingen is set to regress once again. The hard fought gains won over the past few years are quickly dissipating, as the old guys seek to slow Harlingen’s growth.

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Daily Bible Verse

On the first day of every week, each one of you should set aside a sum of money in keeping with his income, saving it up, so that when I come no collections will have to be made. 1 Corinthians 16:2 (Read all of 1 Corinthians 16) New International Version

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NFL Monday Night Football

The Detroit Lions at the Chicago Bears. Final Scores.

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UTPA MOURNS PASSING OF SAM WILLIAMS

EDINBURG – The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is saddened to announce that UTPA Hall of Famer and men’s basketball head coach emeritus Sam Williams, who coached the Broncs to the 1963 NAIA National Championship, passed away on Monday at the age of 88 due to natural causes.

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San Benito Police Department News Briefs 10-22-12

A man charged was with aggravated robbery after attempting to rob a convenience store at knife point; A 46 year old man was charged with evading arrest on foot and failure to identify as a wanted fugitive and an parole violation arrest warrant.

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Palm tree-killing weevil found in South Texas

WESLACO – An intensive, area-wide survey of the Lower Rio GrandeValley has detected the presence of a palm tree-killing weevil that has caused extensive damage in other parts of the world, according to Dr. Raul Villanueva, an entomologist at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Weslaco.

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Harlingen Police Department News Briefs 1-22-12

7 news briefs from this past weekend: A 31 year old man was charged for possession of a controlled substance and traffic violations; A 26 year old Raymondville woman was charged for theft after shoplifting at Walmart and a pending municipal court arrest warrant; 2 men were charged for possession of marihuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and a traffic violation; A 23 year old Weslaco man was charged for violation of a protective order out of Hidalgo County from his common law wife; A 38 year old man was charged for assault that causes bodily injury/family violence against his 60 year old mother; A 29 year old woman was charged for disorderly conduct, littering, resisting arrest, search and transportation; A 57 year old woman was charged for possession of a controlled substance.

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SPI’s State of the Island Address Set for November 7, 5 p.m.

South Padre Island, TX, October 22, 2012— South Padre Island Mayor Robert N. Pinkerton, Jr. is set to present the annual State of the Island Address Wednesday, November 7 at 5 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 2nd Floor,4601 Padre Boulevard. Mayor Pinkerton will review the last fiscal year’s accomplishments and propose the vision [...]

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