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Archives for April 2014

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Tx)-The impressive artistry and powerful physicality of contemporary dance will be on display April 28-May 2 at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) as the Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) returns to TAMIU’s Center for the Fine and Performing Arts’ (CFPA) Theatre. This is the second year the beloved 14-member troupe visits

Marc Anthony Concert Cancelled due to scheduling conflicts

  Courtesy Rafael Benavides, LAREDO, Texas –The Marc Anthony show scheduled for Monday, September 1st at 8 p.m. at the Laredo Energy Arena has been cancelled.  “Unfortunately this show had to be cancelled due to scheduling conflicts,” said Xavier Villalon, general manager for the SMG-managed Laredo Energy Arena.   Tickets purchased via a Ticketmaster outlet

UISD’s Delivery S/R Workers receive in-house training…

  Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Tx)-Fifteen of United ISD’s Delivery S/R (shipping and receiving) workers were recognized with a forklift operations certificate on Friday, April 28th.  They have all been certified to conduct and operate a forklift machine.  Laredo Community College offered the OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) training of 8-hours and was completed

Justices To Hold Court In Laredo

Courtesy Larry Sanchez, (Laredo, Tx)-Webb County will host the Honorable Justices from the Texas Fourth Court of Appeals as they convene and hear oral arguments Wednesday, April 30 at the Webb County Courthouse.  The first panel will convene at 1:30 p.m.       The case, Carlos Bazan and Denise Bazan individually and d/b/a Vamp Ultra Lounge

April’s One Class at a time award goes to…Cynthia Vega!

Courtesy Carmen Rendon,  (Laredo, Tx)-Congratulations to Cynthia Vega, 5th Grade teacher at Trautmann Elementary (UISD) for being the recipient for April’s KGNS and Laredo Federal Credit Union “One Class at a time award.” The aspiration of this award is to promote education by honoring and encouraging teachers.  Representatives of KGNS and Laredo Federal Credit Union were

Heat Add Pair from Monterrey

  Duo Joins Laredo in Search of Championship Courtesy Vanessa Guajardo, LAREDO, Texas – Players are arriving for training in preparation for the Laredo Heat’s 10th Premier Development League season, and the 26-man roster is filling out . The additions include a pair of 20-year-old Monterrey, Mexico, natives. Although the entire team hasn’t reported yet

Photo Recap: Backwoods Drive Extension Ceremony

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, District VI Council Member Charlie San Miguel was joined by City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas, the City of Laredo, Martinez Paving, Sherfey Engineering and the cheerleaders, choir and National Honor Society of Borchers Elementary School for the celebration of the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Backwoods Drive Extension, which now reaches

2014 South Texas Amateur Boxing Championships to be held in Laredo this weekend

    Courtesy Eddie Zavala, Laredo, TX – Sheriff Martin Cuellar and the Webb County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting the 2014 South Texas Amateur Boxing Championships this weekend at the Laredo International Fair and Exposition (LIFE Downs Pavilion). This event is a qualifying round for the USA Boxing Junior Olympics Tournament. More than 80

CBP in South Texas Facilitates Holy Week Traffic; Processes Nearly 314,000 Tourist Permits, Seizes $7.9 Million in Narcotics

  Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection,  SOUTH TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at South Texas ports of entry facilitated an even heavier volume of tourists during Holy Week 2014 than the same period last year while their steely-eyed vigilance resulted in a decrease in the amount of narcotics encountered.  “We implemented

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