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Archives for August 2013

Photo Recap: St. Peters Memorial School Unveils New Mascot, The Crusaders

(Laredo, Tx)-For 88 years, St. Peter’s Memorial School Raiders have been a major part of the Laredo community.  However, raiders are pirates and an image many at this Catholic elementary and middle school felt was not appropriate for the students to portray.  After a year-long process of research and design,  the school unveiled their new

Peterson Makes Postseason All-Star Team

Courtesy Bill Harrington, LAREDO, TX – Laredo Lemurs catcher Brian Peterson has been named to the American Association Post Season All-Star Team.    To date Peterson has played 93 games for the Lemurs, picking up 97 hits, in 327 at bats, for a .292 batting average, with 5 home runs, 17 doubles, and 47 RBI’s.   Those

Lemurs Force Three-Way Tie

Courtesy Shawn Tiemann, (Laredo, Tx)-Lemurs Force Three-Way Tie Little Falls, NJ – The Lemurs put an end to a five-game losing streak Friday night with a 9-4 win at Yogi Berra Stadium over the New Jersey Jackals of the Can-Am League. In the process, Laredo (51-46) moved into a three-way tie for first in the

American Association Game Recaps for Wednesday August 28th

Courtesy Pointsreak Technologies, Amarillo 12, Fargo-Moorhead 2 Amarillo’s offense came seemingly out of nowhere in the seventh inning. Trailing 2-1, the Sox plated nine runs on eight hits to beat Fargo-Moorhead, 12-2. The Sox’s rally was never powerful, but it was certainly consistent. Amarillo tallied just one extra-base hit in the inning and scoried their

Photo Recap: Max Mandel Municipal Golf Course Now Complete

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, (Laredo, Tx)-City of Laredo officials, the Mandel Family, and partners, including Robert Trent Jones, II, Landscapes Unlimited and Foresight Golf, and special invited guest Ladies Professional Golf Association legend and Hall of Fame golfer Nancy Lopez, officially opened the clubhouse at the Max A. Mandel Municipal Golf Course.  Joining them were golf

City of Laredo Health Department Offers Back to School Reminders

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Laredo, TX— As we get ready to go back to school, the City of Laredo Health Department along with the Police and Fire Department, want to remind the public on the following: ·         Be Safe– Remember to look both ways before crossing the street and listen to the school crossing guard. ·        


                                                                                                        Courtesy Raul Leal, LAREDO, TX – Weather permitting, tonight, August 28, 2013 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., single lane closures will be in effect for Loop 20 southbound and northbound between US 59 (Saunders Ave.) and SH 359 for installation of lane delineators by Gilmar Construction.  Motorists should slow down, drive with extreme caution during

LPD Explorers Looking for New Recruits Who May One Day Aspire to a Law Enforcement Career

Courtesy Joe Baeza, (Laredo, Tx)- The Laredo Police Department will be accepting applications for its’ Explorer Program this coming Sunday, September 1, 2013 from 9 a.m. to Noon in the lobby of the main police station located at 4712 Maher Avenue.  Registration is open both male & females between the ages of 15-19.   Applicants must: complete

TAMIU Gets Top 5% National Ranking by Washington Monthly

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Tx)-As Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) students return to class this week, they’ll be returning to a University ranked in the Top 5% nationally of Master’s Universities in a survey conducted by Washington Monthly Magazine for its “2013 College Rankings.”             TAMIU is the only  A&M campus in the ranking’s Top

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