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Archives for January 2015

Man arrested for Sexual Abuse of a Child

Courtesy Brenda Medina, Laredo, TX (Webb County) – Webb County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested a local man for his reported sexual abuse of a child. The suspect, Larry Saenz, 38, from the 100 block of Ashton Loop, was arrested on Thursday. The child told his fatherthat Saenz, a known-relative, had been sexually abusing him for

4th Annual UISD “Let’s Run Wild” Event, A Tremendous SUCCESS!

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Tx)-The event that emphasized the importance of health, fitness, while raising money for scholarships was a resounding success as over 400 individuals turned out for the United Independent School District’s 4th Annual 5K Run, Walk, and Health Fair held on Saturday at the Student Activity Complex. “United ISD would like to

W.C.S.O. Correctional Officers intercept drugs at the jail

Courtesy Brenda Medina, Laredo, TX (Webb County) – A man arrested for reportedly furnishing alcohol to a minor is now facing additional charges after he intended to smuggle contraband into the Webb County Jail Sunday evening. Humberto Rivera, 23, was initially arrested for furnishing alcohol to a minor and was taken into custody. During intake

AHS Cheers On H-E-B Leaders

  Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Tx)-H-E-B held their football themed regional managers meeting at the Laredo Energy Arena and the Alexander High School drumline and cheerleaders were invited to be part of the festivities. The students welcomed managers from all part of the grocer’s Southwest region as they entered the arena. From left to right

TAMIU Sanchez Lecture Series Presents Loretta Swit as ‘Eleanor Roosevelt’ Thursday

Courtesy Steve Harmon,              (Laredo, Tx)- Loretta Swit, renowned for her funny and thoughtful role in the long-running hit TV series, M*A*S* H, will present an educational and theatrical performance as Eleanor Roosevelt as part of Texas A&M International University’s A. R. Sanchez, Sr. Distinguished Lecture Series 2014-2015.             “Eleanor Roosevelt: Her Secret Journey”

Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz Announces 6th Annual Designated Driver Initiative

Courtesy Yanira Deleon, Laredo, TX – As part of a continuous commitment to reduce and prevent impaired driving, particularly during football season, the District Attorney’s Office is promoting its 6th annual designated driver initiative: Make the Right Call. On Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, between the hours of 8 p.m. to 12 midnight, the DA’s

UISD Employee Health Program Visits Newman Elem

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Tx)-As part of their afternoon session on Staff Development Day, Newman Elementary School invited Michelle Silva, United ISD wellness coordinator for Blue Cross Blue Shield, to do some stretch band exercises with employees. Stretch bands, or resistance bands, are strength-training tools that provide resistance while one exercises. The bands come in

Sheriff Martin Cuellar Announces Promotion of new Webb County Jail Commander

  Courtesy Brenda Medina, Laredo, TX (Webb County) – Sheriff Martin Cuellar on Monday announced the promotion of Captain Ponce Coy Treviño to Webb County Jail Commander. Treviño is no stranger to the Webb County Sheriff’s Office, having started with the agency in 2005.  He served as Captain for the past 6 ½ years and,

TAMIU Offers Oil and Gas Industry English Language Course

  Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Tx)-Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) International Language Institute (ILI) is offering English language workshops for the Oil and Gas Industry starting Wednesday, Jan. 28.  These workshops, designed for anyone interested in learning the technical language used in the oil and gas industry, will be offered on Wednesdays from January 28

CBP Officers at South Texas Ports Facilitate Significant Amounts of Passenger, Commercial Traffic, Trade Imports in FY 2014

Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection,     SOUTH TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at eight South Texas ports of entry upheld CBP’s border security mission while facilitating significant volumes of passenger, commercial traffic and trade imports during Fiscal Year 2014. Fiscal Year 2014 began October 1, 2013 and ended Sept.

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