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[13 Oct 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Former Webb County Justice of the Peace Santos Benavides Host’s Ramon Ayala Super Dance

Former Webb County Justice of the Peace Santos Benavides and current Candidate for Webb County Justice of the Peace Pct.2 Pace 1 Santos Benavides  invites you to join him in welcoming Legendary Norteño star Ramon Ayala y Los Bravos del Norte  this Friday Ocotober 16 also appearing with with Ayala will be none other than Laredo’s very own D’Kolombia,  starting the evening’s line up will be  Tony Tigre y La Rosa de Oro.  Doors open at 6p.m. dance ends at 1a.m. $20 Casablanca Ballroom Hwy. 59.    Mr. Santos Benavides is one of South …

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Laredo Students to Learn it Does Pay to Recycle

Borderplex contest winners receive praise and prizes
Courtesy  Xochitl Mora,
Laredo, TX—Oct. 13, 2009— If you have not seen the cover of this year’s Borderplex Directory, you are in for a real treat.  Taken at one of
the City of Laredo’s recently improved water locales, the visual is breathtaking for its beauty and simplicity.  Some people do not even believe
the shot was taken in Laredo, but once revealed, the community will be amazed at how Laredo’s environment can look when we work to beautify it.
 The cover shot was taken along the bank of Chacon …

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[13 Oct 2009 | One Comment | ]
Man Arrested for Owing $43,000 in Fines to Municipal Court

Courtesy Jose Baeza,
 This morning the Laredo Police Department’s warrant division arrested 27 year old Isaac Villarreal Jr. for having 133 outstanding warrants of arrest.  The combined owed on citations, since he was 10 years old, totals $43,219.50.  He was picked at his home and taken to Webb County Jail in lieu of the total owed.  The Laredo Police Department recommends to anyone that if they owe money to Municipal Court that they make financial arrangements with the Municipal Court Judge. 

LISD NEWS »

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Courtesy Roberto Treviño,
 The Laredo Independent School District arrested a central office employee and placed a campus administrator on leave for failure to report the abandonment and neglect of four young children in early September.  One of the children, two-year-old Katherine Cardenas, was later found deceased in her west Laredo home. 
 LISD Police Officers arrested district attendance officer Ricardo Perez on Tuesday afternoon for his failure to notify Child Protective Services of the abandonment of Cardenas and her brothers and sisters.  Perez, who was charged with a Class B Misdemeanor for failure …

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Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
CenterPoint Energy crews will be closing the southbound west lane of the 3000 and 3100 block of San Bernardo, due to emergency maintenance repairs by CenterPoint Energy in the area.  The closure will be for several hours TODAY, Tuesday, October 13, 2009.
 Contact CenterPoint Energy at (800) 427-7142 for more information.

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Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
 TODAY, Tuesday, October 13, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., thanks to today’s pleasant weather, TX DOT, working with City of Laredo crews, have closed the south-bound, eastern most (left inside) lane, between Mile Marker #5 through Mile Marker #3, to clean-up the grate inlets.                       
Traffic will be detoured to IH 35 southbound frontage road.           
The traveling public should be prepared to stop and/or slow down and watch out for the maintenance crews working on the cleanup and/or traffic control.            
For more information, please call Raul Leal, Laredo District public …

HEADLINE, SPORTS »

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BUCKS ROAD WATCH PARTY AT COYOTE CREEK!!

Courtesy Bryan Benway,
(Laredo) The Laredo Bucks of the Central Hockey League will hold the official road watch party for Friday night’s (Oct 16th) regular season opener at Coyote Creek, located at 4615 San Bernardo. The party starts a 6:30pm, with face off set for 7:05pm in Bossier-Shreveport.
Coyote Creek will offer food and drink specials Friday night, including $1.50 margaritas and Pina Coladas, draft beer specials, and buy one Mexican plate get one free. The Bucks staff will also be on hand giving fans a chance to win prizes, and buy …

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Courtesy Steve Harmon,
A classical chamber music concert with a special emphasis on interpretation of works by Mexican composers will delight audiences at a String Quartet Concert featuring the Cuarteto Bellas Artes de México (Fine Arts Quartet of Mexico) today at 7:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M International University Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall. The event is hosted by the Mexican Consulate in Laredo, Gateway Rotary Club, Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Instituto Cultural México Laredo. General admission is $10; admission for students is free with an ID. …