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Archives for July 2013

LISD to Conduct Mock Lockdown Drills

Courtesy Maribel Valdez, (Laredo, Tx)-The Laredo Independent School District Police Department will be conducting mock lockdown safety drills as a training exercise in emergency and crisis procedures.  District security officials will be performing the training exercises at four campuses on Thursday, August 1.    The LISD Police Department will conduct the mock drills at the Early

Police Respon to Shooting on Logan Ave.

Courtesy Joe Baeza, (Laredo, Tx)-On Sunday, July 28th police received a call  about a shooting on Logan Avenue.  Officers responded and found that  Denise Alegria,  had suffered a gunshot wound to her lower back.  The information provided was that she and her common-law spouse had gotten into an argument earlier in the day.  Denise had gone to

NEW FUNDS APPROVED FOR CRITICAL REPAIRS TO DAMAGED ROADS IN BOOMING ENERGY AREAS EXPERIENCING UNPRECEDENTED GROWTH

 Courtesy TxDot, Increasingly crowded highways, aging infrastructure lead to more fatalities, crashes  AUSTIN, TX — Recognizing a growing traffic safety concern in the state’s energy-production areas, the Texas Transportation Commission yesterday approved $225 million for much-needed road work resulting from the state’s oil and gas boom. The funding, provided by the Legislature, will allow the Texas

NIGHTTIME LOOP 20-McPHERSON RD. INTERSECTION CLOSURES PLANNED FOR AUGUST 2-3, 8P-10A & AUGUST 5, 9P-7A – DETOURS WILL BE IN EFFECT

Courtesy Raul Leal,  LAREDO, TX – Weather permitting, SEC Construction Partners will close the intersection of Loop 20-McPherson Rd. beginning Friday-Saturday, August 2-3, 2013 from 9 p.m. to 10 a.m., and again on Monday, August 5, 2013 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.  This closures will facilitate the placement bridge beams.  Detours will be in effect

Williamson’s Contract Sold to Reds

Courtesy Bill Harrington, Kansas City, KS – Laredo Lemurs left handed starter Fabian Williamson has been acquired by the Cincinnati Reds and will head to their High-A affiliate in Bakersfield, California.  With the Lemurs, Williamson posted a 6-2 record and a 3.42 ERA in 12 starts and 18 total appearances.  In that time he threw

C.R. England, Inc. and Partners Donate Backpacks and School Supply Vouchers To Students in Need

Courtesy Veronica Cantu,  Laredo, Texas – Thanks to the generosity of nationally known transportation company, C.R. England, Inc., and other transportation industry partners, students of the United Independent School District will be ready to start off the new school year on the right track!  That’s because the companies joined together to donate 600 backpacks, each

Lemurs Rally to Beat Sox

Courtesy Bill Harrington,  Laredo, TX – The Lemurs used a two-out rally in the eighth inning to pull out a 4-3 win over the Amarillo Sox Saturday night at Uni-Trade Stadium. Amarillo (35-29) opened the scoring in the second with a two-out single by Jason Martin that plated Joe Weik.  Weik had doubled to lead

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