Webb County Easter Holiday Closure

Courtesy Larry Sanchez, (Laredo, Tx)-In observance of the Easter Day holiday, all Webb County administrative offices will be closed Monday, April 21, 2014. The Webb County Sheriff’s administrative offices will also be closed but all other services will continue on their regular schedule. The Webb County Tax Assessor Collector’s Office will be closed Friday, April 18 and Monday, April 21, 2014. The Webb County Clerk’s Office will close at noon, Friday, April 18, 2014. Webb County Offices will re-open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014. The next Webb County Commissioners Court meeting will held on Monday, April 28 at the Webb County Courthouse ...

The City of Laredo Health Department Reminds the Public on taking Eggs-tra Care for Spring Celebrations

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, LAREDO, TX- It is spring! and before celebrating special occasions like Easter, Passover and graduation, the City of Laredo Health Department is providing food safety tips to reduce the risk of foodborne illness.  While eggs are used all year ’round, they are especially important for many spring and summertime activities. They are used for cooking festive delights and for decorating and hiding just before the big Easter egg hunt.  Like meat, poultry, seafood and produce, eggs are perishable and need to be handled properly to prevent foodborne illness. Occasionally, eggs with clean, uncracked shells can be contaminated with bacteria, ...

Laredo CBP Field Operations to Host Record-Breaking Bring Your Child to Work Day

Courtesy Richard Pauza, This year, Bring Your Child to Work Day celebrates its 21th year anniversary as millions of youth and adults look ahead, as this year’s theme, "Plant a Seed, Grow a Future," suggests that an even bigger and brighter future lies ahead for all our nation's daughters and sons. It reminds our youth to be brave as they dream seemingly impossible dreams, explore new challenges, and attain the success they have always hoped for in education, at work, at home, and in their communities. Such futures are possible because agencies like CBP, and all those involved in Bring Your ...


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[17 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Webb County Easter Holiday Closure

Courtesy Larry Sanchez,
(Laredo, Tx)-In observance of the Easter Day holiday, all Webb County administrative offices will be closed Monday, April 21, 2014. The Webb County Sheriff’s administrative offices will also be closed but all other services will continue on their regular schedule.
The Webb County Tax Assessor Collector’s Office will be closed Friday, April 18 and Monday, April 21, 2014.
The Webb County Clerk’s Office will close at noon, Friday, April 18, 2014.
Webb County Offices will re-open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
The next Webb County Commissioners Court meeting will …

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[17 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
The City of Laredo Health Department  Reminds the Public on taking Eggs-tra Care for Spring Celebrations

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
LAREDO, TX- It is spring! and before celebrating special occasions like Easter, Passover and graduation, the City of Laredo Health Department is providing food safety tips to reduce the risk of foodborne illness.
 While eggs are used all year ’round, they are especially important for many spring and summertime activities. They are used for cooking festive delights and for decorating and hiding just before the big Easter egg hunt.  Like meat, poultry, seafood and produce, eggs are perishable and need to be handled properly to prevent foodborne illness. Occasionally, …

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[17 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Laredo CBP Field Operations to Host Record-Breaking Bring Your Child to Work Day

Courtesy Richard Pauza,
This year, Bring Your Child to Work Day celebrates its 21th year anniversary as millions of youth and adults look ahead, as this year’s theme, “Plant a Seed, Grow a Future,” suggests that an even bigger and brighter future lies ahead for all our nation’s daughters and sons. It reminds our youth to be brave as they dream seemingly impossible dreams, explore new challenges, and attain the success they have always hoped for in education, at work, at home, and in their communities. Such futures are possible because …

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[15 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Derek Esparza Signs with Cisco College

Courtesy Alex Meyer,
(Laredo, Tx)-Derek Esparza, a senior at United High School (U.H.S.), recently signed a Letter of Intent to play football at Cisco College in Cisco, Texas. Derek has played football at United High School for the past four years, during which he has earned multiple accolades including Quarterback All-District First Team and All-City M.V.P.   In addition, Derek was named  Dave Campbell’s Texas Player of The Week U.H.S. football Coach David Sanchez described Derek as an ambitious and bright young man who excels in athletics and academics.
“I remember a …

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[14 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Famous Trumpeter Performs at TAMIU April 16

Courtesy Steve Harmon,
(Laredo, Tx)- Renowned trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden will share the stage with pianist Dr. Joachim Reinhuber in the final Master Performers @ TAMIU Recital Wednesday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Texas A&M International University Center for fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall.  Admission is free and open to the public.  The Master Performers @ TAMIU series is sponsored by the Salinas Charitable Trust Fund, TAMIU Residential Life and a donation from Hector and Annabel Hall.
 A native of Illinois, Bowden has emerged as a dazzling, young soloist, …