Courtesy Brenda Medina, Laredo, TX (Webb County) – A woman is behind bars after Webb County Sheriff Deputies found more than $100,000 worth of heroin in her possession Saturday night. A deputy patrolling near the 300 block of Bob Bullock Loop in South Laredo pulled over a white Honda Accord driven by Biancca Veronica Gonzalez, 23.
Archives for August 2015
Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)- If it’s a new semester, it’s time for a new app! The Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) mobile phone and tablet application, “TAMIU Mobile,” has been updated and redesigned to better fit TAMIU students’ and visitors’ needs. The free app is available from iTunes and Google Play apps stores. TAMIU
(Laredo, Texas)- The Martin High School Tigers Varsity Team started their season on a positive note beating Corpos Christi Ray at their home opener played at Shirley Field the final score was 22-7 in favor of Martin.
Courtesy Bill Harrington, Laredo, TX – The Laredo Lemurs have sold the contract of outfielder Eudy Pina to the Miami Marlins. Pina was scheduled to be play for the Lemurs but he had his contract bought out by the Marlins before he could put on a Laredo Lemurs uniform. Pina is a former member of the New
Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-With national media focus on policing in communities, an accomplished Laredo-born academic, researcher and writer will host a book-signing and lecture at Texas A&M International University tonight Thursday, Aug. 27 in Student Center 236 at 6 p.m. Sandra Guerra Thompson’s research focuses on criminal law topics including eyewitness identification and wrongful
Courtesy David Leo, AUSTIN, TX – Representative Richard Peña Raymond (Laredo), Chairman of the House Committee on Human Services, has been appointed by the Speaker of the House to the Health and Human Services (HHSC) Transition Legislative Oversight Committee. Chairman Raymond will continue the effort that he, Chairman Four Price, Representative Cindy Burkett and other
Courtesy Matt Krause, DURHAM, NC- The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Sioux Falls Canaries RHP Shawn Blackwell (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week for the week ending August 23. Blackwell made one start this week, but made it count. On Saturday, he faced the Northern Division champion
Courtesy Maribel Santoya-Maciel SOTX fundraiser will be at Laredo Salsa’s Restaurant and Sushi Grill on Sept. 21 from 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. LAREDO – Enjoy an evening of socializing and sampling elegant wines and rich foods, all to benefit athletes with intellectual disabilities in the Laredo area on Monday, Sept. 21 from 7:30 p.m. -10:00 p.m. The second annual Laredo
Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Tx)-Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) has been ranked 4th for “Best Bang for the Buck” among the nation’s Southern Schools by Washington Monthly Magazinein its 2015 College Guide, dubbed “The Other College Guide.” This is the second year in a row that TAMIU has been so honored. The Guide ranks institutions by social mobility,
Courtesy Yanira Deleon, (Laredo, Texas)-District Attorney Isidro “Chilo” Alaniz along with J’s Party Town hosted a Back to School Supply Drive on Saturday, August 22nd. Those who donated school supplies were able to receive a voucher to ride go-karts or play paintball. The event was held to benefit both districts with school supplies for the