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Archives for May 2013

Local high school student named regional art winner

Courtesy Roberto Treviño, (Laredo, Tx)- Samantha Rangel, Nixon High School 12th grader, was recently named a Region One ESC 2012-2013 Child Find Artwork Contest winner.   Rangel’s artwork has been selected to represent Region One’s Child Find Program.  Hundreds of entries were received for the annual Region One ESC Child Find Art Contest.  Winners were chosen in

Michelle Gonzalez United High School Senior Signs Cross Country and Track Scholarship for Wayland University

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Tx)-Best wishes to United High School (U.H.S.) senior Michelle Gonzalez,  who signed a Cross Country and Track Scholarship for Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas. Gonzalez has attended U.H.S. for the past two years and joined the track team during the 2012-2013 school year where she quickly proved to be a

Shoulder Work to Cause Lane Closure

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, (Laredo, Tx-A+ Plumbing will be working on the right lane of 916 Houston Street. The lane closure starts Tuesday, June 4, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. through Thursday June 6, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   If possible, please use alternative routes to avoid congestion and delays.

Alexander High School Senior Signed to TAMIU Baseball Scholarship

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Tx)-Congratulations to Alexander High School (A.H.S.) senior Danny Benavides, who recently signed a baseball scholarship for TAMIU. Benavides’ enthusiasm for baseball began many years ago, when he played for the Del Mar Little League and Pony League teams. Head Coach Mario Garcia described Benavides as a great asset to the A.H.S.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts of Laredo Honors Three Educators At Recognition Ceremony

Courtesy Veronica Cantu,  (Laredo, Tx)_Krispy Kreme Doughnuts of Laredo honored three United Independent School District educators with the “Teacher of the Year” award.  The event was held at Alexander High School where each honoree received a Krispy Kreme Gift Basket and a check for themselves and their school.  The recipients were as follows:      Teacher

City of Laredo to Host International Logistics, Trade Conference

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Logistic Cities World Forum to Bring in People from throughout the Globe (Laredo, Tx)-In an effort to highlight Laredo’s position as not only the nation’s number one inland port, a global leader in trade, and recently named center of excellence for machinery, the City of Laredo partnered with Laredo Logistics International to

8th Graders of the Year Luncheon

Courtesy Alex Meyers, (Laredo, Tx)- A special luncheon in honor of 8th Graders of the Year  from United I.S.D., L.I.S.D. and local private schools was held at Salon Chapa on May 24.  The students were recognized for achieving and maintaining high academic marks, partaking in projects that benefit our community and setting a good example for


Courtesy Xochitl Mora,  (Laredo, Tx)-All City of Laredo administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2013 in observance of Memorial Day. Protective and emergency services will be operational.  No garbage pick-up will be available that day, but the City Landfill will be open on Monday, May 27, 2013. Trash pick-up will resume the

San Agustine Lane Closure

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, (Laredo, Tx)-R & G Plumbing will be working on one lane of the 3600 block of  San Agustine Avenue between Baltimore and Pierce Street.  The lane closure starts Tuesday May 28, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  If possible, please use alternative routes to avoid congestion and delays.

LPD J.E.T. Detectives & LPD Parks Police net 3 Juveniles for Vandalism to City Parks

Courtesy Joe Baeza, (Laredo, Tx)-On Friday April 26, 2013  police were dispatched to 1802 Lafayette (LafayetteSkatePark) for a graffiti report.  The City of Laredo Parks & Recreation supervisor stated that someone sprayed graffiti on the skate ramps with red colored spray paint.  The supervisor added that incident had happened sometime overnight.  The estimated value of

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