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  1. Texas House gives initial approval to open carry billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Texan

    ... Turner (D-Houston) went up to speak and said "Really?" before leaving the podium. Rep. Poncho Nevarez (D-Eagle Pass) said he thinks second amendment rights advocates will still push for looser gun restrictions. Earlier this session Nevarez received ...


  2. After misfire, House Republicans reload open carryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... guns on their property could also make its way to the floor as an amendment. A bill by Rep. Poncho NevA rez, D-Eagle Pass, that would make it possible to print out a "no guns" sign after downloading it from the Texas Department of Public Safety ...


  3. Eagle Pass Bank Robber Pleads GuiltyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Family Badge

    Western District of Texas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PAO DARYL FIELDS TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015 EAGLE PASS BANK ROBBER PLEADS GUILTY In Del Rio, 40-year-old Guadalupe Garza of Eagle Pass, TX, faces 12 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to robbing a bank while using a deadly weapon announced Acting United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., and Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs of the FBI's San Antonio Division. Appearing before United States District Judge Alia Moses, Garza pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery while brandishing a firearm.


  4. San Antonio executed man for killing police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Chron

    ... with capital murder of a police officer. At the time, officers credited a tip from a confidential informant in Eagle Pass as well as witness accounts with leading them to Garza. In one statement he gave police, Garza admitted to pulling the trigger. ...


  5. Del Rio Business Man Convicted Of Federal Drug ChargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Family Badge

    Western District of Texas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PAO DARYL FIELDS JURY IN DEL RIO CONVICTS EAGLE PASS BUSINESSMAN ON FEDERAL DRUG CHARGES On Saturday, April 11, 2015, a federal jury in Del Rio returned a guilty verdict against Felipe Carmona- Rodriguez for narcotics distribution in Eagle Pass, Texas, announced Acting United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., Special Agent in Charge Joseph Arabit of the DEA's Houston Division, and Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs of the FBI's San Antonio Division.


  6. Fitch Rates Eagle Pass Isd, TX Ult Bonds 'Aaa' PSF/'a+' Underlying; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Information Technology

    Fitch Ratings has assigned its 'AAA' rating to the following obligations of Eagle Pass Independent School District, Texas reflecting the guarantee provided by the Texas Permanent School Fund : Additional information on the Texas Permanent School Fund is available in Fitch's Sept. 4, 2014 press release, 'Fitch Affirms Texas PSF Rating at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable', available at ' www.fitchratings.com '.


  7. Rangel: Mexico, Texas share more than immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Amarillo.com

    ... universities. However, for some legislators such as Democratic Reps. Joe Moody of El Paso and Poncho Nevarez of Eagle Pass, something is missing in this critical debate - Texas' relationship with Mexico. "I think it's unfortunate that our number one ... 1 comment

  8. Daughtry was a self-taught antiques expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... when she was in high school, Daughtry was married just days after graduation. She lived in towns from Comfort to Eagle Pass as the family worked through lean years. "There were never any missed meals, but sometimes there was a paycheck that there ...


  9. In The Wee Hours Of The Morning, The Texas House Passes Its BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | KWBU-TV Waco

    ... moving $2.5 million from a program to prevent STD and AIDS, to a sex education program that promotes abstinence. Eagle Pass Democrat Pancho Navarez challenged Spitzer. "And you feel that you as a medical doctor that the position you are taking on ...


  10. Mossberg Appoints John MacLellan to Vice President of Sales & MarketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | AmmoLand

    O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc, America's oldest family-owned and operated firearms manufacturer, is pleased to announce the promotion of John MacLellan to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing, effective immediately. Most recently, MacLellan, serving as Vice President of Sales, led the company's domestic and international corporate and sales rep teams along with Mossberg's customer service operations, based in Eagle Pass, Texas.


  11. House panel approves open carryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Chron

    ... that expands gun owners' rights. HB 910 was approved by a vote of 7-2, with Democratic Reps. Poncho NevA rez of Eagle Pass and Eric Johnson of Dallas voting no. Rep. Joe Moody of El Paso, who voted for the bill, is the first Democrat in either ...


  12. Meet the (New) Director: Turner Ross, 'Western'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Film Comment

    ... Drug cartel violence and border politics threaten the neighborly rapport enjoyed for generations between Eagle Pass, Texas, and Piedras Negras, Mexico. In their trenchant and passionately observed documentary, Bill and Turner Ross render palpable ...


  13. 'Western' shakes myths of Texas-Mexico border life...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Plain Dealer

    ... Bill and Turner Ross dispel myths and misconceptions as they take us down to ground level in sister cities Eagle Pass, Texas, and Piedras Negras, Mexico. Instead of tension and animosity, we see camaraderie. People on both sides are just trying to ...


  14. In 'New Directors' Festival, Settings Play a Starring RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... narratives out of footage they capture over months of shooting. In 2010, when the brothers took up residence in Eagle Pass, Texas, a border town on the Rio Grande, their process took a somber turn as a drug war reached the neighboring city of ...


  15. SXSW Capsule Reviews: Western, The Ceremony, The Last Man on the Moon, Deep WebRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Slackerwood

    ... brothers Bill and Turner Ross (who premiered Tchoupitoulas at SXSW 2012) covers 13 months in the border city of Eagle Pass during Chad Foster's last term as mayor. Foster gained recognition as an outspoken opponent of the border fence idea. Much of ...


  16. Vegas on the Texas coast?Read the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Courtesy Photo, Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino And Hotel A big sign marks the entrance to the casino and hotel in Eagle Pass. Photo: Terry Scott Bertling, San Antonio Express-News A nonsmoking Poker Room is the place for Texas Hold 'Em and other games. ...


  17. SXSW Film review: - Western' explores border troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Austin American Statesman

    Directors Turner Ross and Bill Ross IV take a low-key, slow, but illuminating approach to life on the Texas-Mexico border in the gorgeously photographed documentary "Western." It focuses on the towns of Eagle Pass and Piedras Negras, Mexico, and how the two cities have had good relations for decades, only to see big trouble arise with the cartel drug wars.


  18. Far-Reaching Border Security Bill Clears First HurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    ... our policy, the 'knowingly' part, I don't know if we'd be" in violation." State Rep. Alfonso "Poncho" Nevrez , D-Eagle Pass, said a person had to knowingly smuggle or harbor and encourage or induce someone to come to the country illegally to be in ...


  19. Lawmaker seeks to force debate on unlicensed Constitutional CarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... Watkins posted a video online that showed open carry advocates being aggressive with state Rep. Poncho Nevarez, D-Eagle Pass, telling him he "won't be here very long, bro," because he doesn't support open carry. Soon after that, the Texas House ...


  20. BHS grad in Sundance winner 'Western'Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Bandera County Courier

    ... roots weren't in Bandera," he said. "My roots were here." "Here" for Wall is the South Texas brush country around Eagle Pass where he is a fifth generation cattle rancher, trying to survive on a border undergoing a lot of changes in the last few ...


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