Univision Laredo in Partnership with Sheriff Martin Cuellar Launch “Estrella En La Comunidad”

Courtesy Daniella Martinez, Campaign encourages community to recognize a young leader in the community  (Laredo, TX)-  In an effort to highlight and recognize outstanding young leaders in our community, Univision Laredo in partnership with the Webb County Sheriff’s Office recently launched “Estrella de la Comunidad,” The program recognizes students for their exceptional performance within school and the community. They must be in good academic standing and attend a local high school or middle school. Students must be 14-18 years old. Students can be nominated by their teachers, counselors, coaches, parents, friends and/or family by logging on to http://www.kldotv.com/promocion/estrella-de-la-comunidad/ and completing the nomination form. Today, Seth Peña, an 8th ...

UISD Prom Project Presents At Webb County Courthouse

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, On March 23rd, The Webb County Judge and Commissioners held their  regular-called meeting with an extraordinary agenda.  United High School students presented UISD’s 2nd annual Prom Project with a “PROMotional” skit and video.  The twelve-member Prom Promotion Team from United High School included Trey San Miguel, Tara San Miguel, Alyssa Vera, Jovany Perez, Alexandra Leal, Amalie San Miguel, Erik Blake, Isidro Alaniz, Vivian Lopez, Jerry Gonzalez, and Alex Cruz. UISD’s Prom Project is dedicated to collecting formal dress attire, new or gently used to make sure all UISD high school students have the opportunity to go to their prom affordably, ...

Man Found Guilty of Interfering with Public Duties

Courtesy Yanira Deleon, (Laredo, Texas)-The Office of the District Attorney reports a guilty verdict for Aldo Israel Gonzalez, 40, who was charged with interfering with public duties in connection to a traffic stop conducted by a DPS trooper. On June 9, 2012, a vehicle was traveling at a high rate speed and ran the red light at the intersection of Meadow and Saunders. A DPS trooper pulled the vehicle over and while questioning the driver if she had been drinking, the passenger identified as Aldo Israel Gonzalez stepped out of the vehicle and asked the trooper to let them go. After ...


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[28 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Univision Laredo in Partnership with Sheriff Martin Cuellar Launch “Estrella En La Comunidad”

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Courtesy Daniella Martinez,

Campaign encourages community to recognize a young leader in the community
 (Laredo, TX)-  In an effort to highlight and recognize outstanding young leaders in our community, Univision Laredo in partnership with the Webb County Sheriff’s Office recently launched “Estrella de la Comunidad,”
The program recognizes students for their exceptional performance within school and the community. They must be in good academic standing and attend a local high school or middle school. Students must be 14-18 years old.
Students can be nominated by their teachers, counselors, coaches, parents, friends and/or …

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[27 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | ]
UISD Prom Project Presents At Webb County Courthouse

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Courtesy Carmen Rendon,

On March 23rd, The Webb County Judge and Commissioners held their  regular-called meeting with an extraordinary agenda.  United High School students presented UISD’s 2nd annual Prom Project with a “PROMotional” skit and video.  The twelve-member Prom Promotion Team from United High School included Trey San Miguel, Tara San Miguel, Alyssa Vera, Jovany Perez, Alexandra Leal, Amalie San Miguel, Erik Blake, Isidro Alaniz, Vivian Lopez, Jerry Gonzalez, and Alex Cruz.
UISD’s Prom Project is dedicated to collecting formal dress attire, new or gently used to make sure all …

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Man Found Guilty of Interfering with Public Duties

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Courtesy Yanira Deleon,
(Laredo, Texas)-The Office of the District Attorney reports a guilty verdict for Aldo Israel Gonzalez, 40, who was charged with interfering with public duties in connection to a traffic stop conducted by a DPS trooper.
On June 9, 2012, a vehicle was traveling at a high rate speed and ran the red light at the intersection of Meadow and Saunders. A DPS trooper pulled the vehicle over and while questioning the driver if she had been drinking, the passenger identified as Aldo Israel Gonzalez stepped …

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Community invited to participate

 Laredo, Texas – Did you ever think that you could meet the rebel that once declared Laredo as the capitol city of the Republic of the Rio Grande?  Did you ever give pause to the delicious and special spices in your Mexican food?  How about your downtown Laredo art consciousness?

Well, all these things are answered in a series of new events unveiled recently by the Laredo Convention and Visitors Bureau in partnership with the Texas Historical Commission and a variety of local …

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TxDOT AIMS TO SAVE LIVES, CURB DEADLY WORK ZONE CRASHES

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Motorists make up vast majority of fatalities in Texas work zone crashes

AUSTIN, TEXAS – With 146 people killed in Texas work zone crashes last year – an increase of more than 20 percent from 2013 – the Texas Department of Transportation urges drivers to slow down, pay attention and be extra cautious when driving through work zones and construction areas. TxDOT’s call-to-action, “Drive Safe in Work Zones So We All Get Home,” coincides with National Work Zone Awareness Week, March 23-27.
 
 
“People often think work zone crashes …