Author: Betty Hockaday

Early Voting

Early Voting for the General Run-Off Election started yesterday, May 16 until Friday 20th at 6p. The final voter choices for nominees of the Democrats and Republican is the purpose of this type of election because the final choice must have won a majority of the votes cast. At stake are some very important choices…

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food drive

Calling on all good people to do the right thing this Saturday, May 12th. We would like to help the Postal Carriers and United Food and Commercial Workers union members in getting food to the needy. Please Check your pantry and pull out canned food, juices, boxes of cereal, pasta, rice and beans. Nothing expired…

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A letter from Mike Hernandez.

My name is Mike Hernandez and I am supporting Raul Villanueva and Ed Rivera for Port Commissioners. I was born and raised in Brownsville until midway through high school at which point my family relocated to the Dallas-Fort Worth area due to my father’s employment. My family history and presence in Cameron County dates back…

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Register to Vote

There are special elections being held in Cameron County and other places across the state on May 7th before the partisan political party Run-off elections of May 24th The basic rule regarding voter eligibility is to register to vote no less than 30 days before the election. So, the date for May 7th was yesterday,…

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Easter is around the corner and several things come to mind: La Cuaresma is going to be over, Whew! Giving up things we love for Lent is a really difficult experience much like New Year Resolutions. Except for one: Giving up giving up anything for La Cuaresma. I am keeping one promise and that is…

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Bernie in Yakima, WA

Mayor Avina Gutierrrez of Yakima WA hosts presidential candidate Bernie Sanders tomorrow and grants him keys to the city…… Go Bernie! Go Avina! p.s. Avina is my daughter