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Archives for June 18, 2010

Tommy Ramirez named Nixon’s head football coach

Courtesy Roberto Treviño,             LISD Assistant Athletic Director Tommy Ramirez has been named head football coach/campus coordinator for athletics at J.W. Nixon High School.  LISD Superintendent Dr. Marcus Nelson made the announcement Thursday afternoon.  Ramirez, a native of Zapata, had been serving as LISD’s Assistant Athletic Director since 2005.  He was named Nixon’s interim head


Small Business Bill Passes the House, Provides Critical Funds to Support Jobs Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) supported the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act to establish a new community bank fund worth $30 billion to increase lending to small businesses looking to hire and expand their operations. “By providing this funding


Courtesy Ashley Patterson,   Unprecedented legislation to Assess Federal Agencies Four Times a Year, Will Make Reports Available to Congress and the Public  Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed Wednesday an unprecedented government accountability bill authored by Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), who championed similar legislation in Texas. The landmark legislation requires unparalleled

Letters of Concern from Young Laredoans

Courtesy Maribel Valdez, What started out as a social studies lesson on municipal government ended up as a letter writing assignment to Mayor Raul Salinas.  Fourth grade students in Tony Resendez class at J.C. Martin recently learned about communities and their local governing bodies.  The students were particularly interested in communicating the safety and security

Martin High developing positive role models

Courtesy Roberto Treviño,  With school out for the summer, staying off the streets and keeping out of trouble is a challenging task for any student. Over at Martin High School, the coaching staff is assisting in that challenge by helping develop positive role models through the “Tiger Pride” Strength and Conditioning Workout Camp. The Tiger

Sheriff’s Deputies Seize Approximately $200,000 Worth of Black Tar Heroin Along with Weapons and Cash

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,               In conjunction with Precinct One Constables and ICE  Laredo, Texas (Webb County) – On June 15, 2010,  Webb County Sheriff’s Deputies SWAT and K9 Team, along with Precinct one Constables  Team and ICE seized 2.7 Kilos of black tar heroin.  After an ongoing investigation, officers dismantled the contraband at the 4200 block

City of Laredo Officials Meet With Nuevo Leon Governor

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas and City Manager Carlos Villarreal, along with Webb County Judge Danny Valdez, Webb County Administrator Leroy Medford and U.S. Customs & Port Director Gene Garza traveled to Anahuac, Nuevo Leon, Mexico for a morning session of discussions and presentations with Nuevo Leon Governor Rodrigo Medina