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Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-On June 30, 2015 Brandy Barrientos, a recent graduate of Lyndon B. Johnson High School (LBJHS),signed a scholarship to continue her education and basketball career at Morthland College in West Frankfort, Illinois. Barrientos started playing varsity basketball for the LBJHS Lady Wolves team during her freshman year, then rose in the

Academy Sports & Outdoors Helps UISD Students Dress For Success

Courtesy Alex Meyer,      United Independent School District (UISD), thanks Academy Sports + Outdoors on San Bernardo Avenue for helping some students prepare for the 2015-2016 school year. Following a brief press conference at the store, 25 students from Zaffirni elementary school were provided with vouchers for the purchase of new school uniforms. Parents, store personnel

CBP Officers, Agents Seize $481,711 in Undeclared Currency at Laredo Port of Entry

Courtesy Richard Pauza, Laredo, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and agents conducting outbound examinations at the Laredo Port of Entry this week seized nearly half a million in undeclared currency in a single enforcement action. “This is one of the larger seizures of undeclared currency we have seen in recent memory and is

United ISD Annual In-Service Session Features Guest Speaker Dr. Luis F. Gutierrez

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-UISD Principals and Department Directors recently attended a summit at UISD’s SAC auditorium that featured guest speaker Dr. Luis F. Cruz. Cruz is a former Principal of Baldwin Park High School, a school located in the Baldwin Park Unified School District located approximately 20 miles east of Los Angeles. Several years

Sheriff’s Office deputies seize cash, 68 pounds of marijuana

Courtesy Eddie Zavala, Laredo, TX – A local man was sent to the Webb County Jail Saturday after Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators discovered 68.7 pounds of marijuana and $2,100 in U.S. currency at his home. Juan Ronald Ramirez-Ortiz, 36,  was charged with possession of marijuana. The marijuana, which was being stored approximately two blocks from

Victoria Lara, LBJ High School Athlete Commits To Morthland College!

 Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Texas)-Lyndon B. Johnson High School (LBJ) hosted a scholarship press conference for graduating senior, Victoria Lara, who signed a letter of intent to play college level Volleyball for Morthland College Patriots. Victoria Lara, accompanied by her Mother Graciela Villarreal, Aunt Belin Villarreal and Coach Ariana Bermea, signed a 2-year scholarship in front of an audience that included fellow

Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Rescue 22 Undocumented Aliens, Seize 427 Pounds of Marijuana in 24 Hours

Courtesy Richard Pauza,   LAREDO, Texas – During a recent 24-hour period, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector disrupted criminal networks and saved lives as they rescued 22 undocumented aliens and seized 427 pounds of marijuana in three separate, unrelated incidents. On July 23, shortly after 3 p.m., Laredo North Station agents assigned

Sheriff’s Office Deputies to participate in Tip-A-Cop fundraiser

Courtesy Eddie Zavala, Webb County (Laredo, TX) — Webb County Sheriff Cuellar Martin Cuellar and his team of deputies invite the community to participate Thursday, July 23, in the annual Tip-A-Cop, a fundraiser held to benefit Special Olympics. During the fundraiser, to be held at Texas Roadhouse from 5 to 10 p.m., sheriff deputies will

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