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Harlingen Valley Morning Star (Newspaper) - March 14, 2015, Harlingen, Texas Weather forecast today i sunday saturday Hon 74 Low is Nich 42 Low is More Clouds Chance of Kite than Sun ran cooler saturday. March 14, 2015 i it 2015 fancy finish 16-year-old wins Overall Breed Champ with Heifer exhibitors in the Rio grand Valley livestock show Parade their entries in the Junior beef master event around the judging area on Friday in Mercedes. see Complete schedule. See photo gallery of the Stock show students to show heifers and the Arena to compete in class hulls i. Went was impressed with the heifers that stepped into Sec Stock show a7 7 mexican Federal police detained extortion claimed the associated press Matamoros a mexican authorities said they detained seven More Federal police officers thursday in the Northern Border City of Matamoras in connection with an extortion investigation. A statement from the National Security commission said the seven were taken into custody at tile Matamoras Airport. On saturday mexican officials said soldiers and marines Lead detained 14 other Federal police officers in Matamoras for kidnapping a businessman and demanding a $2 million a or 31 million peso a Ransom. One was later released. Thursdays statement did not say if the latest detentions were related to that Case. But Federal police commissioner Enrique Galindo Tweeter later that a total of 20 officers had been detained for the kidnapping. Matamoras lies across the Rio Grande from Brownsville. Is 5 1 sunday a 75c daily Willacy county Job fair to help displaced prison guards by Fernando do Yau staff writer Raymondville a Jim Garcia said he will Hunt for work today at a state Job fair set to offer Quot numerous openings in the area and across Texas five Days after he and about 240 other guards we re Laid off at the tent City prison Here. Tile Texas department of criminal Justice or tix j. Will hold the Job fair at the Raymondville Rural technical Center. 700 pm 31 by an official said the Job fair will test for correctional officer jobs from 9 to 11 . Garcia said he is looking for a Job As correctional officer that would pay As Well As his old Job at the Willacy county correctional Center which paid average hourly wages of si4.95. Quot it will he hard finding a place that will pay what they used to pay Quot said Garcia who worked for More than three years at the prison that also employed his brother Oscar Garcia and sister Claudia Garcia. Garcia said prison officials Laid off the guards last monday hut their last Day on the Job was March 4, nearly two weeks after an inmate uprising destroyed much of tile prison largely made up of to Kev Lar covered tent like domes. Quot some people did t believe what was Hap Jiening a Garcia said of Laid off workers who were part of the county s most extensive layoffs in recent years. A but we kind of knew it was going to happen because of the tents. The inmates Tore them up. They destroyed everything real the Federal Bureau of prisons said the uprisings damage left the prison a i didst physically go Hack in there a a Garcia said. A they didst let anyone go there anymore just for safety Hygiene and sanitation. The state Job fair will in the second held this week in Raymondville. Tuesday corrections corporation of America or Cha which operates the we Lacy county state jail Here held a two Day Job fair. Officials said today a Job fair will offer a a hundreds of openings. A my purpose is to get these people Oft unemployment As soon As possible so they can go Back into the workforce before their lifestyles Are affected Quot said Catalina Ozuna executive director of the Raymondville economic development corporation. The tic will Otter Job openings for correctional officers and parole officers laundry food service and maintenance workers and administrative personnel Agency spokesman Robert Hurst said from Huntsville. A there will be numerous opportunities for employment available for potential candidates to work at the Texas department of criminal Justice a Hurst said. Set Joss a7 amusements classifieds crossword education Index c7 obituaries cd sports c8 a4 stocks weather a6 by b5 b6 today Page i am vol 103 no 343 edit of Ana l. Vilt Urrutia uses 655-860 copyright 2015 36 1 1 2 00001 Lui Hub cell Al b wrjrwbx7lo Jih Uwi by bfr4p feb wet Cwb a vhf ill i of 7 a Vej c a Moi on Competition Friday at the Rio Grande Valley livestock show in Mercedes by Travis m. Whitehead staff writer Mercedes a fancy put on quite a performance Friday. So impressive was the Bee master Heifer s appearance that her owner a Virissa Pena won the Overall Breed Champion Competition at the Rio Grande Valley livestock show. A we have been showing for about four or five years so its a great feeling a said Mussa 16, a Junior at Edinburg North High school whose brother Marco had just won Junior Breed Champion in the Junior Bee master show at the events Center. All the students showing the Bee master heifers were in either Fra or 4-ii. Said Bill went director in charge of the Junior show at the livestock show grounds. Wentz said Only heifers were shown in the Junior show. That was to prevent any problems with hulls becoming too aggressive around the heifers and endangering the Young students. An open show today will allow both adults and Maricela too Rickii Valley Mormimo Star see video of the Competition. If you a saturdays it sundays Gates open at 9 . A monday March 16 thursday March 19 Gates open at to . A main Gate admission adults Sio children under 12 s5, parking s5 see livestock show traffic tips. Fage As

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