Courtesy Mark Shuster, Schedule includes six Friday Night Fireworks, five Thirsty Thursdays and 8 Saturday Night Laredo, TX – The Laredo Lemurs kick off their 4th season on Thursday, May 21st when they against the Amarillo Sox for a four game homestand. The Lemurs return home for their second homestand on May 29thfor a six-game
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Courtesy Richard Pauza, Laredo, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Laredo Port of Entry delivered a one-two punch to narcotics smuggling efforts this weekend by seizing $2.5 million in cocaine, heroin in two separate enforcement actions. “These two back-to-back hard narcotics seizures exemplify the dedication of our officers and illustrate the seriousness
Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Tx)-Andres Lara, also known as the Cuban Guy, is a highly esteemed motivational speaker who at 16 years of age left Cuba without his parents to come to the United States. Upon arrival he was homeless and had no money or English speaking skills, yet managed to become a millionaire by
Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Tx)-In recognition of Red Ribbon Week, Newman Elementary students renewed their vows to stay away from drugs by reciting a pledge before visiting judge Oscar R. Liendo. The pledge ceremony was followed by a parade around the perimeter of the campus, during which the students displayed their “say no to drugs”
Courtesy Richard Pauza, LAREDO, TEXAS— As the U.S.-Mexico border community prepares for the upcoming All Souls Day (Día de Los Muertos) holiday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are advising the traveling public that certain agricultural items used in holiday decorations are prohibited from entry to the U.S. and can carry harmful pests and disease,
Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Tx)-Hearings on proposed changes to tuition and fees for the 2015 -16 school year at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 12:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the Student Center Rotunda. As TAMIU launched a Fixed Rate Tuition and Fee Plan this Fall
Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Tx)-To help bring holiday joy to some of United ISD’s under privileged children, Toys“R”Us has donated toys for UISD’s Annual Christmas Toy Drive. “We are eager to find ways to give back to those less fortunate and be a part of their Christmas joy,” Said Pete Lugo, Store Manager.
Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Tx)-The United Independent School District Transportation Department observed “National School Bus Safety Week” with LISD by participating in a bus parade that started at United ISD’s Student Activity Complex (SAC)and concluded at the LISD Civic Center. Each District transported students from their respective Districts to attend proclamation honors in the auditorium.
Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Tx)-Three United ISD High Schools won a Superior Rating at the Music Region XIV UIL Marching Contest that was held on Saturday at the Student Activity Complex. The campuses that received a 1st Division or Superior Rating were: United South, Alexander, and United High Schools. The Lyndon B. Johnson High School
Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Tx)-Pianist Eliud Nevárez will be the featured performer at Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) Guest Artist Recital Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts’ Recital Hall. The recital is free and open to the public. A native of México, Nevárez has maintained