Articles Archive for 14 August 2009
Courtesy Roberto W. Treviño
Laredo Independent School District’s Athletic Department announces the sale of tickets for the annual Martin-Nixon football game. Reserve tickets for the annual game can be purchased at the Athletic Department’s Office at the administrative building of the former Lamar Middle School located at 2502 Galveston starting today, Friday August 14. The athletic office is open Monday- Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Reserve tickets will be sold for $6. Also, general admission tickets will be sold at each campus the week prior to the game for …
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Claudia Esparza, City Style Lowrider Car Club, thanks Mayor Raul G. Salinas for his support in City Style’s 2nd Annual “Making a Laredoan’s Wish Come True” Car Show held at the Laredo Civic Center on Sunday, July 19, 2009. This year’s recepient was Amanda Guzman, whose heartfelt wish was to go scuba diving in Belize.
Basset Hound Puppies for Sale (Lemon/White in color). Three females and three males first shots have already be given. Male puppies are $200 each female puppies are $175 each. For more information contact 489-9907, 725-8833, or 693-0903.
STATE NEWS, TXDOT »
Cuatro Vientos contractor selected – elected officials elated
LAREDO – The Texas Department of Transportation opened bids for the multi-million dollar Cuatro Vientos (State Loop 20 extension) construction project for South Laredo yesterday afternoon.
Preliminary data notes that J. C. Evans Construction Company, L.P. of Leander, Texas has submitted the low bid at a cost of $33.8 million. The low amount was a welcome decrease from the projected $59 million construction estimate on this project. Funding for this project includes $31.5 million in Economic Stimulus (ARRA) funding with the remainder coming from …
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Courtesy Richard Pauza,
CDHS Secretary Janet Napolitano speaks at an Aug. 13 event at the Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST) conference in San Antonio in which law enforcement representatives from the governments of the U.S. and Mexico signed a letter of intent to develop a coordinated and intelligence-driven response to the threat of cross border smuggling and trafficking of weapons and ammunition. From left, Secretary Napolitano, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Assistant Secretary John Morton, ATF Acting Director Kenneth Melson, Mexico Attorney General Eduardo Medina-Mora and Mexico National Public Security System …
August 13, 2009-Amarillo, TX-The Laredo Broncos got a great start by Gregorio Martinez, as it wasn’t enough as they lost to the Amarillo Dillas by a score of 3-1 at Amarillo National Bank Dilla Villa, on Thursday.
The Dillas struck first in the second inning. Terrance McClain tripled to leadoff the inning. That was followed by a rbi double by Trent Lockwood. That gave Amarillo the 1-0 lead.
The Broncos tied the game up in the fourth. With one out, David Cardona and Mario Mendez drew walks. Argelis Nunez then singled in …
COUNTY NEWS, HEADLINE, STATE NEWS, Webb County Politics »
Webb County Clerk Margie Ibarra celebrated her campaign announcement yesterday accompanied by friends and family outlining her accomplishments as County Clerk as well as her future goals once re-elected. Below is the complete announcement that was distributed to her supporters. (click here to view pics of event)
Margie Ramirez Ibbarra Webb County Clerk
Today, I formally ask all the voters of Webb County for their vote of confidence and support as I announce that I will be seeking re-election as your Webb County Clerk in the March 2, 2010 Democratic …