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Archives for October 2013

United ISD Fine Arts Program showcased All Star Choir and Band at the Fine Arts Auditorium…

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Tx)- United ISD All Star Choir presented, “American Celebration in Music,” at the Bill Johnson Fine Arts Auditorium.  The All-Star performers consist of five-choir members from each of UISD Elementary Schools, which represent their respective school choir.   It was a performance to showcase the District’s Music Program.  This event was a combined

Laredo CBP Officers Intercept More than $3 Million in Crystal Methamphetamines in One Single Case

Courtesy Richard Pauza,  Laredo, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry seized yet another large quantity of alleged crystal methamphetamines when they intercepted 114 pounds of the alleged narcotic in one single enforcement action. The large quantity of methamphetamines is valued at over $3.6 million.   “CBP officers have

Light the Way for Christmas Lighting Festival Scheduled for North Central Park in Early December

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Official City of Laredo Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony includes call for participants, vendors, media partners and sponsors to make event a true community-wide event  (Laredo, TX ) “Let’s help ‘Light the Way for Christmas,’” stated District VI Council Member Charlie San Miguel.  “Additionally, the City of Laredo has found a new home

‘Halloween Fest’ Haunts with Wicked Wellness at TAMIU

Courtesy Steve Harmon, Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Tx)-Get your costumes ready and join the other monsters, fairies, cowboys, witches and trekkers for the annual Texas A&M International University “Halloween Fest” Wednesday, Oct. 30 from noon – 6 p.m. in the Kinesiology-Convocation Building (KCB) lawn.             Admission is free and open to the public. Halloween Fest

City of Laredo Public Works Crews Construction Work to Cause Road Closure

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, (Laredo, Tx)-Starting at 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, through 4 p.m., City of Laredo Public Works crews will close Boomtown Road between State Highway 359 and Jaime Zapata Memorial Highway to all traffic for construction. Drivers are asked to find alternate routes if possible as there will be congestion and

The City of Laredo Health Department Encourages the Public to get Vaccinated against Flu

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Laredo, TX – The City of Laredo Health Department (CLHD) wants everyone to protect themselves against the upcoming seasonal influenza (FLU) and pneumonia. We recommend that EVERYONE get vaccinated against seasonal FLU as soon as possible. Texas has already reported cases and leads the nation in positive cases.  Getting vaccinated now is

Killam Elementary 5th Annual Science Fair Judging

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Tx)-Teachers in pre-k- kinder have worked with groups of students to create a group project and students in grades 1-5 have worked on individual projects. Each year, Killam Elementary welcomes individuals from professional backgrounds to judge the projects. This year’s roster of judges includes teachers, nurses, pharmacists and engineers from our

47th Annual Martin-Nixon game tickets on sale

Courtesy Veronica Castillon,  (Laredo, Tx)-The Laredo Independent School District’s Athletic Department announces the sale of tickets for the 47th annual Martin-Nixon football game, which will be played on Saturday, November 2, at 7:00 p.m. at the Shirley Field Sports Complex.  Tickets go on sale Monday, October 28. Reserved tickets for the game can only be

Big Jim’s Liquor Opens Second Location in South Laredo

(Laredo, Tx)-Big Jim’s Liquor invites you to visit their second location in South Laredo located next to the new Dollar Tree Store on Zapata Hwy.  You can expect the same friendly service unequaled by anyone in Laredo.  The new location also carries a wide variety of Liquor to satisfy all your party needs for the

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