Daily Archives: July 1, 2010

Florida School Tries to Ban Bibles on Religious Freedom Day

Florida School Tries to Ban Bibles on Religious Freedom Day


Fort Myers, FL – Today Liberty Counsel http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103532714342&s=2959&e=001t8gKn-ovq3CqD-EBpyS2uYW__0i8Ye8I0Gb54sAmI-7yFiCQSioR88KovWeeR0Pb69RKYI3TZtpPcm2CTKzvvJ2w9LxfAeS4jZlLiMZ-hXsdXCvqfdzNQJRUTWcmlHCrfBf_biUbYPx8maPsB_scBqLUmZ4RfF0vLXIoiKeOful-ng2GobN081vxH5gXdOLBj946ZypoEPM= to overturn a recent ban on distributing Bibles on the public school campuses of Collier County, Florida. For years, the school board allowed World Changers to distribute free Bibles to interested students during off-school hours on Religious Freedom Day, but now the school officials claim that Bibles do not provide any educational benefit to the students and the distribution should stop.

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Downtown Calexico CBP Officers Foil Smuggling of More Than $800,000 of Drugs Concealed in Barrels

Forty-six packages of marijuana were concealed in these barrels and uncovered by CBP officers inspecting the vehicle.

Calexico, Calif. - U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the downtown Calexico port of entry prevented more than 807 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value of $807,860 from illegally entering the country on June 29.

At approximately 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 29, a 1989 Ford F-150 driven by a 24-year-old male Mexican citizen applied for admission in the U.S.

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Milestone Reached In Imperial County Earthquake Recovery Effort

Officials with the Federal Management Agency ( FEMA ) and the California Emergency Management Agency ( Cal EMA ) have wrapped up initial meetings with 31 Public Assistance Program applicants in Imperial County, to discuss recovery needs associated with the April 4 earthquake.

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Police Briefs

City of Holtville


June 28


A male subject was assaulted by another male subject sometime last night; the victim was not seriously injured. No witnesses were found at the scene, the victim received medical aid, and a full report was taken.


A male victim was being attacked by two vicious dogs, the caller was not hurt, and the dogs were retrieved by its owner. The owner was advised to keep his dogs secured at all times, a full report was taken of the incident.

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Holtville Fire Department Respond to 12 Calls Over Weekend

By Luke Phillips

According to Holtville Fire Chief Alex Silva, this past weekend was one of the busiest ever for the Holtville Fire Department.

Silva addressed the Holtville City Council Monday to brief them on the fire department’s activity over the weekend.

“We had a rather busy weekend for us, throughout the valley,” Silva told the council. “We normally average two calls a day, roughly, in Holtville. From Friday to Saturday we had 12 calls, and of those 12 calls seven of them were significant.”

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