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Archives for October 20, 2009

CBP Officers at Eagle Pass Port of Entry Seize Ammunition, Cocaine Valued at $888,000 in Two Separate Seizures This Week

Courtesy Richard Pauza,  EAGLE PASS, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Eagle Pass Port of Entry seized 40 rounds of hidden rifle ammunition and seized nearly 28 pounds of cocaine valued at $888,000 in two separate, unrelated enforcement actions this week.  The latest seizure occurred on Oct. 15 at Bridge

Early College students earn National Hispanic Scholar Recognition

Courtesy Roberto Treviño, The Early College High School is proud to announce two students that have been selected by the College Board as 2009-2010 National Hispanic Recognition Scholars.  The scholars are Alexandra Reyes and Cristina Sanchez.  Early College High School Principal Jose Cerda, along with the faculty, staff, and administration congratulate these two young students. 

Temporary Night Time IH 35 NB Closure

Courtesy Raul Leal, LAREDO – Weather permitting, on Oct. 20, 2009 from 9:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. on Oct. 21, 2009, a temporary nighttime IH 35 NB closure at the FM 1472 overpass project will be put into effect to install steel girders as part of the NB FM 1472 direct connector bridge. All NB

City of Laredo Solid Waste Services Department “Borderplex Directory Recycling Contest”

KIDS, WANT TO WIN CASH FOR YOU SCHOOL WHILE HELPING TO SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT?  HELP WILLIE BOTE COLLECT OLD BORDERPLEX PHONEBOOKS.  THE SCHOOL THAT COLLECTS THE MOST BORDERPLEX DIRECTORIES AND OTHER PHONE BOOKS WINS CASH PRIZES, A PIZZA PARTY AND THE KNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HELPED MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN SAVING THE EARTH!  THE  CONTEST RUNS

TxDOT announces winner of the 2009 “Environmental Achievement Award”

Courtesy Raul Leal, AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is proud to announce selection of the winner and honorees of its annual Environmental Achievement Award. The award recognizes the best projects or processes that meet TxDOT’s transportation goals while also protecting or enhancing the environment.  Eligible projects must show ability to proactively protect

Knock Out Litter, Win a T-Shirt

Courtesy Raul Leal, After Laredo students learn how to eliminate litter as part of the new Don’t Mess with Texas Litter Force 76-school tour, they can wear their support all year long by earning a superhero T-shirt featuring their school’s name. The Litter Force superheroes are bringing a new four-month-long energized show to schoolchildren across

Mildred Reyna Recognized by City Council on 100th Birthday

Mayor Raul G. Salinas and Laredo City Council recognized Mildred Judy Reyna, on the occasion of her 100th birthday.  Addressing a full house filled with family and City of Laredo employees, Mayor Salinas read a litany of accomplishments and organizations which Ms. Reyna had made an impact here in Laredo.  After receiving a standing ovation,

Sheriff’s Deputies, SWAT and Ice Agents Intercept Contraband From Drainage Pipes

Courtesy Maru De La Paz,  Laredo, Texas ( Webb County) – On October 16,2009 at approximately 5 p.m. Webb County Narcotic Investigators along with ICE agents executed a State Narcotic Search Warrant at the 3100 blk. of Ligarde St., Laredo Texas. Deputies found Juan Abrego 55 years of age flushing the contraband in the bathroom. 

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