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Saturday, May 28, 2016

United Independent School District Notice

Listen to this Post Courtesy Paola Arcos, (Laredo, Texas)-Due to a District wide Professional Development Day and in Honor of Memorial Day, school will not be in session for students on Monday, May 30, 2016. However, all United Independent School District Campuses and Administrative Offices will be open during normal business hours.  The United ISD Tax Office


United ISD Students Stand Proud as 8th Graders of The Year

Listen to this Post Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-Recently, nine United ISD middle school students were named  Outstanding 8th Graders of the Year. All of the honorees had been previously recognized as Outstanding 8th Graders of the Month during the 2016-2016 school year. In addition,Trautmann Middle School student Carlos Rene Ramirez emerged as one of the Top 3 Overall 8th Graders of


Jesse Gonzalez Defeats Former Council Member Esteban Rangel in Webb County Commissioner Pct.1 Race

Listen to this Post (Laredo, Texas)- In a tough contested race for Webb County Commissioner Pct.1 Jesse Gonzalez defeats Former City Council Member Dist.2 Esteban Rangel who was the odds on favorite to win.  This run-off race is the result of a March General Election that initially had five candidates vying for the position that


Fargo Moorhead RedHawks Pitcher Mirowski Named Pitcher of the Week

Listen to this Post Courtesy Darren Zaslau , DURHAM, NC- The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks RHP Richie Mirowski has been named this week’s Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week for the week ending May 22nd. Mirowski provided the RedHawks with an excellent performance on the mound in Fargo-Moorhead’s 2-1


Empty Bowls Event Celebrates 10 Years

Listen to this Post Courtesy Jorge Quijano, LAREDO, TX  —For 10 years now The South Texas Food Bank’s Empty Bowls has aimed to both create awareness about the realities of hunger and to celebrate the generosity of those individuals, businesses and organizations that have impacted and furthered the food bank’s mission of feeding the hungry


Maymester Starts, Summer Sessions Registering at TAMIU

Listen to this Post Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-While the Spring semester is over, new opportunities to advance or secure degree progress or study abroad are coming with expanded Maymester and Summer Sessions at Texas A&M International University. Traditionally, enrollment in these semesters is popular among both current and future TAMIU students. In addition, students


Listen to this Post Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Texas)-United High School’s AFJROTC hosts their 3rd Annual fiesta celebration. The school’s Air Force JROTC organize the fun-filled event. School organizations set-up food/snack and game booths to help their clubs raise funds. The fiesta entertainment included performances by school band, cheerleaders, choir and AFJROTC Armed/Unarmed Drill Teams.


UISD Police Department Hosts 2nd Annual K9 Competition

Listen to this Post Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Texas)-The United ISD Police Department hosted the inaugural “K-9” Team Competition on May 17th at United High School’s 9th grade gym. A total of 38 local and out of town law enforcement canine (K-9) teams competing to be “top dog” in the areas of accurate, timed searches