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Tuesday Jul 29 | KIII

Freer Police Seize More Than 22 Kilograms of Crystal Meth

A routine traffic stop in Duval County turned into a bust of over 22 kilograms of crystal meth and led to one arrest Monday.


Related Topix: Freer, TX

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Manuel Deodato Ruiz, Sr.

Manuel Deodato Ruiz, Sr., 64 years of age, passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014 in a Corpus Christi Hospital after a long illness.


Related Topix: Premont, TX, Falfurrias, TX, Benavides, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Eight Suspected Illegal Immigrants Flee After Duval County Traffic Stop

At least eight suspected illegal immigrants are on the run near San Diego, Texas, after Duval County deputies attempted to pull over the sport utility vehicle they were riding in at around 1:45 p.m. Sunday.


Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News, San Diego, TX

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Ancestor 28: Single mom Brigida Sepulveda becomes a farmer

This death certificate indicates Brigida was a widow when she died. Her husband abandoned the family years before and it is not certain when he died.


Related Topix: Motherhood, Family, World News, Mexico, San Diego, TX

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Out-of-town group attempting to take over veterans facility shaken by Allied scandal

Five Star Veterans Center in Jacksonville has been a rehab center for homeless and struggling post-9/11 vets in Jacksonville for a number of years.


Related Topix: Arlington (Jacksonville, FL), Non-Profit

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Ancestor 27: One census record sheds light on the life of Hilario Cruz

Hilario Cruz is a maternal great-great-grandfather. He was born in Mexico in 1847.


Sun Jul 06, 2014

National Review Online

Williamson: Born on the Fifth of July

Brooks County, like many other border areas, is overrun with illegal immigrants, and the cost of burying those illegals who die in transit, which can run into the six figures annually, has forced the county to cut back on regular law enforcement.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, US News