LAREDO POLICE DEPT. RECEIVES TxDOT GRANT FUNDS FOR COMMUNITY TRAFFIC SAFETY ENFORCEMENT

Courtesy Raul Leal, LAREDO, TX – In an official presentation of ceremonial grant checks held today at the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Laredo District Office, the TxDOT Laredo District and the TxDOT Traffic Safety Division delivered two traffic safety grants to the City of Laredo and the Laredo Police Department. The Laredo Police Department was awarded grants in the amount of $94,000 for Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Comprehensive infraction enforcement, and $52,499 for STEP Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) grant infraction enforcement.  The City of Laredo will match the aforementioned grant amounts for each grant, city match $41,971 for STEP Comprehensive ...

ALT. LANE CLOSURES ON CUATRO VIENTOS ROAD (LOOP 20 SOUTHERN EXTENSION

Courtesy Raul Leal, GO SLOW, PREPARE TO MERGE  LAREDO, TX – Weather permitting on Monday, September 22, 2014 through Friday, September 26, 2014 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Anderson Columbia, Inc. will conduct alternate lane closures on Cuatro Vientos Rd. (Loop 20 southern extension) at the current project widening location, approximately one mile north of Mangana Hein Road. These closures will facilitate the construction of acceleration lanes at various intersections. Message boards are in place to advise the traveling public of impending alternate lane closures.  Motorists should slow down and merge to open lane(s). 

The L.E.A. Invites you to Free Movie Night!

  Courtesy Diana Dueñas, LAREDO, TEXAS— Club Annex at The Laredo Energy Arena is excited to bring the 1st Free Movie Night on Friday, October 17, 2014 beginning at 8:00PM.  For more information on this and other events call 956-791-919.


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[21 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | ]
LAREDO POLICE DEPT. RECEIVES TxDOT GRANT FUNDS FOR COMMUNITY TRAFFIC SAFETY ENFORCEMENT

Courtesy Raul Leal,

LAREDO, TX – In an official presentation of ceremonial grant checks held today at the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Laredo District Office, the TxDOT Laredo District and the TxDOT Traffic Safety Division delivered two traffic safety grants to the City of Laredo and the Laredo Police Department.
The Laredo Police Department was awarded grants in the amount of $94,000 for Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Comprehensive infraction enforcement, and $52,499 for STEP Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) grant infraction enforcement.
 The City of Laredo will match the aforementioned grant …

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[21 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | ]
ALT. LANE CLOSURES ON CUATRO VIENTOS ROAD (LOOP 20 SOUTHERN EXTENSION

Courtesy Raul Leal,

GO SLOW, PREPARE TO MERGE
 LAREDO, TX – Weather permitting on Monday, September 22, 2014 through Friday, September 26, 2014 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Anderson Columbia, Inc. will conduct alternate lane closures on Cuatro Vientos Rd. (Loop 20 southern extension) at the current project widening location, approximately one mile north of Mangana Hein Road. These closures will facilitate the construction of acceleration lanes at various intersections. Message boards are in place to advise the traveling public of impending alternate lane closures.
 Motorists should slow down and merge …

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[20 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | ]
The L.E.A. Invites you to Free Movie Night!

 
Courtesy Diana Dueñas,
LAREDO, TEXAS— Club Annex at The Laredo Energy Arena is excited to bring the 1st Free Movie Night on Friday, October 17, 2014 beginning at 8:00PM.  For more information on this and other events call 956-791-919.

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[19 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | ]
TAMIU Soccer Players Visit United Middle School

 
Courtesy Alex Meyer,
(Laredo, Tx)-Members of the TAMIU Dustdevil Soccer team recently paid a visit to United middle school. The envoy, comprised of six players, treated a group of 7th grade students
to mini soccer clinics.
The students also received complimentary game tickets and signed Dustdevil posters. Michael Blake, Director of Athletic Development at TAMIU said that reaching out to local youth is an opportunity to introduce students to good role models.
“I think it’s important to give students a glimpse of TAMIU. Our athletes are great on the field and …

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[18 Sep 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Stripes Convenience Stores Supports  TAMIU Student Scholarships

Courtesy Steve Harmon,
           (Laredo, Tx)- Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) students have a new scholarship option thanks to the generosity of Stripes Convenience Stores.
 Stripes donated $21,000 to support TAMIU student scholarships for 2014-2015 in a brief ceremony this week at the University. On hand for the presentation was Manuel Barrera, STRIPES senior area manager.
 TAMIU president Dr. Ray Keck applauded Stripes’ move and support for students.
  “We’re delighted to have the partnership of Stripes for our students and appreciate their investment in our students’ futures.  We hope others will follow their …