Sheriff’s office seizes more than 1,200 pounds of marijuana

Courtesy Eddie Zavala, Laredo, TX (Webb County) – An investigation by the Webb County Sheriff’s Office has yielded more than 1,200 pounds of marijuana and has landed a local man in jail.  Working surveillance, deputies on Monday afternoon arrested Oscar Fernando Geronimo, 24, on the 2500 block of Market Street and charged him with possession of marijuana, felony 2.   The 1,205 pounds of marijuana, hidden in 19 bundles, has an estimated street value of $1.6 million.   Sheriff Martin Cuellar reminds the community to report any suspicious activity to Laredo Crimestoppers, and should a call lead to an arrest, the person may ...

American Association League Game Recaps for Friday July 18th

Courtesy Pointstreak Communications, Rockland 7, Lincoln 4 The Rockland Boulders took down the Lincoln Saltdogs 7-4 after a 10-run effort from the awesome. Four Rockland batters had multi-hit games against the Saltdog pitching staff including 1B Jerod Edmondson and 3B Stephen Cardullo. Edmondson hit his sixth homer of the season out of the cleanup spot and Cardullo doubled for the 16th time of the season in a 2-4 night out of the six-spot. Greg Terhune picked up the win for Rockland after striking out nine Saltdog batters over seven innings of work. Quebec 5, Grand Prairie 3 The Quebec Capitales used a four-run sixth inning to take down the ...

United ISD Names Several Administrators to Director Posts

Courtesy Veronica Cantu,  United Independent School District Superintendent Roberto J. Santos is pleased to announce that the following individuals have been named to various administrative positions within the District.  These individuals and their positions were approved during a Special Called Meeting of the Board of Trustees held on July 16, at the Central Office Boardroom located at 201 Lindenwood Drive.  They are as follows:    ·         Cristina Casanova - Director of Student Assessment Program ·         Judith M. Garcia - Director of Instructional Technology ·         Elouisa Diaz - Director of Elementary Education Casanova, who is currently a Testing Coordinator for the District, will oversee the planning, design ...


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[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sheriff’s office seizes more than 1,200 pounds of marijuana

Courtesy Eddie Zavala,

Laredo, TX (Webb County) – An investigation by the Webb County Sheriff’s Office has yielded more than 1,200 pounds of marijuana and has landed a local man in jail.
 Working surveillance, deputies on Monday afternoon arrested Oscar Fernando Geronimo, 24, on the 2500 block of Market Street and charged him with possession of marijuana, felony 2.
  The 1,205 pounds of marijuana, hidden in 19 bundles, has an estimated street value of $1.6 million.
  Sheriff Martin Cuellar reminds the community to report any suspicious activity to Laredo Crimestoppers, and …

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[21 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

Courtesy Pointstreak Communications,
St. Paul 3, Laredo 2LF Willie Cabrera hit a walk-off, two-run double to left field to beat Laredo, 3-2, Sunday afternoon at Midway Stadium in St. Paul.
Cabrera batted 2-for-4 with a walk in the game. With the win, the Saints completed a three-game sweep of the Lemurs.
Right-handed reliever Dan Sattler got the win after striking out the side in the top of the ninth. RF Keith Brachold scored the Saints’ first run with a homer to lead off the bottom of the second.
Lincoln 5, Rockland 4
In the top of the ninth, Saltdogs’  CF Matt Forgatch skied an …

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[19 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
American Association League Game Recaps for Friday July 18th

Courtesy Pointstreak Communications,
Rockland 7, Lincoln 4
The Rockland Boulders took down the Lincoln Saltdogs 7-4 after a 10-run effort from the awesome. Four Rockland batters had multi-hit games against the Saltdog pitching staff including 1B Jerod Edmondson and 3B Stephen Cardullo. Edmondson hit his sixth homer of the season out of the cleanup spot and Cardullo doubled for the 16th time of the season in a 2-4 night out of the six-spot. Greg Terhune picked up the win for Rockland after striking out nine Saltdog batters over seven innings of work.
Quebec 5, Grand Prairie 3
The Quebec …

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[18 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
United ISD Names Several Administrators to Director Posts

Courtesy Veronica Cantu,

 United Independent School District Superintendent Roberto J. Santos is pleased to announce that the following individuals have been named to various administrative positions within the District.  These individuals and their positions were approved during a Special Called Meeting of the Board of Trustees held on July 16, at the Central Office Boardroom located at 201 Lindenwood Drive.
 They are as follows:   
·         Cristina Casanova – Director of Student Assessment Program
·         Judith M. Garcia – Director of Instructional Technology
·         Elouisa Diaz – Director of Elementary Education
Casanova, who is currently a …

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[17 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Four Lemurs Named to American Association All-Star Team

Courtesy Bill Harrington,

Laredo, TX – The American Association has announced the 2014 All-Star teams. The 2014 All-Star game will be played on Tuesday, July 29 at 7:00 p.m. Central time at Shaw Park in Winnipeg, Manitoba and will match a North All-Star team against a South All-Star team with four Laredo Lemurs being named to the South team.
The South team is made up of players from the American Association’s South division teams, the Lincoln Saltdogs and Kansas City T-Bones on the Central division, and the New Jersey Jackals and Rockland …