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Archives for April 2012

Laredo Wolves Girls Basketball Team Debut in Lady Horns Tournament

(Laredo, Tx)-The Laredo Wolves Girls Basketball Team made their debut this past Saturday at the Lady Longhorns Invitational.  The newly formed team consists of 4th grade elementary students from Alicia Ruiz Elementary, J.C. Martin Elementary and Kawas Elementary.  The team includes 17 girls in total.  The fourth grade bracket in the tournament included four teams

Children from Sacred Heart Children’s Home Visit Mariscos El Pescador

(Laredo, Tx)- Mariscos El Pescador hosted children from Sacred Heart Childrens Home yesterday afternoon to a sit down lunch in observance of Dia del Niño.  The event took place at their location on South Zapata Hwy.  The children enjoyed a Lil’ Sailors Boat which is the restaurants signature menu item for children 12 and under. 

Cigarroa High School inducts Toro Legends during Inaugural Ceremony

Courtesy Roberto Treviño,  Cigarroa High School, the Pride of South Laredo, inducted 14 members into their Toro Legends during their inaugural ceremony held this morning at the Cigarroa High School gym.  This was the inaugural induction ceremony for the “Pride of South Laredo.” During the ceremony the recipients were recognized for their accomplishments in their

Farias Elementary School Recieves Tree Donation

Courtesy Roberto Treviño, Farias Elementary School received a donation from the Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Leaders Empowering Active Deeds (L.E.A.D.) Organization and the Youth Leadership Laredo. The student organization donated several willow trees to Farias Elementary, as part of their community project “Planting Leadership.”  Planting Leadership aims to inspire the young minds and spirits

CBP Agriculture Specialists at Laredo Port of Entry Seize over 1,700 Pieces of Prohibited Fruit, $1,000 Penalty Assessed

Courtesy Richard Pauza,  LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at the Laredo Port of Entry on Tuesday seized more than 1,700 pieces of prohibited fruit and other items from a single traveler.   The seizure occurred on April 23, 2012 during a routine examination at Colombia-Solidarity Bridge . A CBP

LISD’s Department of Financial Management Receives National Budget Award

LISD’s Department of Financial Management receives national budget award Courtesy Armando Treviño, For the fourth year in a row the Laredo Independent School District has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.  This recognition is given by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada.  The award represents a significant achievement

VMT Magnet students win Texas Energy “Light Up the Red Carpet” Student Film Contest

Courtesy Roberto Treviño, Trevino Magnet School students, Abe Gonzalez and Felix Lopez  submitted a video for the Dallas Film Society Festival last  weekend. They were named the Grand Prize Winners. As Grand  Prize Winners of the TXU Energy Film Festival. VMT will receive $7,500.00 for the school. The money will be used for equipment, software and even for

Work Zone Safety.. It’s Everyone’s Responsibility…

Courtesy Raul Leal, The Texas Department of Transportation Laredo District hosted a Partnering for Work Zone Safety Press Conference and Proclamation in observance of the 13th annual National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 23-27, 2012). Scores of ardent work zone safety advocates to include judicial, law enforcement partners, contractor and TxDOT partners converged on the

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