Courtesy Steve Harmon, Sing along and help ring in the holidays with the Laredo Phil at the upcoming concert, “Messiah: A Sacred Oratorio,” Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. in the Texas A&M International University Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall. General admission is $20, $15 for seniors and free for students with a valid ID. “To many, the holidays are not the holidays until the ‘Hallelujah’ chorus sounds. So we are helping to ring in the holiday season with a full-scale performance and Handel’s great, crowning achievement, ‘Messiah: A Sacred Oratorio’!” said Brendan Townsend, music director, Laredo Phil. Members ...
Courtesy Joe Baeza, (Laredo, Tx)-On Friday November the 29, 2013 Police Officers witnessed a person in blue ford focus shooting at a Ford Escape. The incident occurred at 2 am on I-35 and Lafayette. The victim’s exited IH-35 and Saunders, no injuries were reported. The suspect was eventually stopped at Victoria and IH-35 one subject identified as Eduardo Alejandro Garcia, 19 years old, was arrested and charged with Deadly conduct. Arresting Officers located a 40 caliber Beretta semi-automatic handgun. The serial number returned as a stolen firearm. Garcia was additionally charged with theft of firearm. He was booked and taken to jail.
Courtesy Xochitl Mora, (Laredo, Tx)-City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas met with his old friend, Alejandro Fernandez, to present him as an ambassador of the Republic of the Rio Grande. Mayor Salinas and Fernandez reminisced about trips they took together while Salinas was stationed in Mexico and also asked for Fernandez’s family, especially, Don Chente. Fernandez smiled and said his father and brothers were all fine.
Updates Courtesy of Congressman Henry Cuellar’s Office / Updates from U.S. Customs & Border Protection Courtesy of Richard Pauza